Free kids’ movies in Miami this summer

If you’re looking for free things to do with your kids in Miami this summer, consider taking them to a movie. It’s a way to beat the heat, and a number of theaters are offering free or cheap kids’ movies on weekday mornings. Or, you can attend a “dive-in” movie at Grapeland Water Park. Here are the free and cheap movies for kids in Miami-Dade this summer.

Paragon Coconut Grove

  • Days: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday June 17-Aug. 14
  • Cost: Free

paragon-grove-free-kids-moviesSeats are limited, and admission is first-come, first-served. The deal is not valid for large groups,

Here’s the schedule:

  • June 17-19: The Croods
  • June 24-26: Epic
  • July 1-3: Walking With Dinosaurs
  • July 8-10: Ice Age: Dawn of Dinosaurs
  • July 15-17: Ice Age: Continental Drift
  • July 22-24: Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakqueal
  • July 29-31: Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked
  • Aug. 5-7: Peabody and Sherman
  • Aug. 12-14: Rio 2

Paragon Theater is at Cocowalk, 3015 Grand Ave., Miami 33133.  More information here.

Cobb Theatres

  • Days: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday June 17-Aug. 7
  • Cost: Free

cobb-free-summer-kids-moviesThe free movies will be at three Miami-Dade theaters:

Here is the schedule of films:

  • June 17-19: Turbo (PG), Walking with Dinosaurs (PG)
  • June 24-26: Epic (PG), Free Birds (PG)
  • July 1-3: The Croods (PG), Shark Tale (PG)
  • July 8-10: The Smurfs 2 (PG), The SpongeBob Square Pants Movie (PG)
  • July 15-17: The Lego Movie (PG), The Nut Job (PG)
  • July 22-24: Despicable Me 2 (PG), Babe (PG)
  • July 29-31: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2, (PG) Escape from Planet Earth (PG)
  • August 5-7: Rio 2 (G), Mr. Peabody & Sherman (PG)

Get more information here.

Regal Cinemas

  • Days: Tuesdays and Wednesdsays June 10-Aug. 6
  • Cost: $1

Regal-CinemasParticipating theaters in Miami-Dade are:

  • Regal Kendall Village Stadium 16 & RPX
  • Regal Southland Mall Stadium 16
  • UA Falls 12

Here is the schedule by week:

1 Hotel Transylvania PG 10am
1 The Smurfs 2 PG 10am
2 Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 PG 10am
2 The Pirates: Band of Misfits PG 10am
3 Arthur Christmas PG 10am
3 Despicable Me 2 PG 10am
4 Lego PG 10am
4 Free Birds PG 10am
5 Adventures of TinTin PG 10am
5 Rise of the Guardians PG 10am
6 Kung Fu Panda 2 PG 10am
6 Madagascar 3 PG 10am
7 The Croods PG 10am
7 Epic PG 10am
8 Turbo PG 10am
8 Walking with Dinosaurs PG 10am
9 Mr. Peabody & Sherman PG 10am
9 Rio 2 PG 10am

More information here.

Grapeland Water Park

  • Days: last Friday of the month
  • Cost: $5

Grapeland  Water Park opensDive-In Movies features a chance to play in the water park and watch movies from the pool.

Here’s the schedule of films, which all begin at 8 p.m.:

  • June 27: Monsters University
  • July 25: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2
  • Aug. 29: Planes
  • Sept. 26: E.T. the Extraterrestrial

Grapeland Water Park is at 1550 NW 37 Ave., Miami. Find more details here.

Miami-Dade College Shakespeare and Snacks

  • Days: Wednesdays through July 16
  • Cost: Free

ShakespeareThe Miami-Dade College Wolfson Campus is presenting a free Shakespeare and Snacks: Summer Film Festival every Wednesday at noon at 300 NE Second Ave., Miami. This is not for children but would be suitable for older tweens and teens. Find more information here.

Film screenings:

  • June 11: Much Ado about Nothing
  • June 18: Julius Caesar
  • June 25: Othello
  • July 2: Titus Andronicus
  • July 9: The Taming of the Shrew
  • July 16: Romeo & Juliet

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