Outdoor movies are all the rage in Miami.
They allow us to plan an outing, enjoy the beautiful cooler weather – and maintain social distance!
So, if you’re looking for something fun to do, check out our roundup of free and cheap citywide events. Gather your family and head to outdoor movie nights under the stars. Happy viewing!
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Please note: Unless otherwise noted, you will need to provide your own blanket and/or chair for seating. Also, these events require that guests follow social distancing guidelines and wear facial coverings.
Here’s what’s being offered in 2021 throughout Miami, so far. We will continue to update this handy guide, so please keep checking back!
Movies under the Gables Moonlight
Movies under the Gables Moonlight screens flicks from 6-8:30 p.m. once a month at different Coral Gables parks. The cost is $10 per family pod (limited to four people) and includes a blanket to take home. Click here to reserve your spot.
- Feb. 20: “Toy Story 4,” at William H. Kerdyk, Jr. and Family Park, 6611 Yumuri St.
- March 20: “Beauty and the Beast,” at Phillips Park, 90 Menores Ave.
Movies at SoundScape Park
This popular and long-running outdoor cinema series at Miami Beach’s SoundScape Park is back through May 2021.
The SoundScape Cinema Series screens free films on a 7,000-square-foot outdoor projection wall at the New World Center every Wednesday at 8 p.m. A majority of the films are family friendly. Click here for more information.
- Feb. 17 – “The Harlem Hellfighters Great War”
- Feb. 24 – “Lion King” (2019 live action)
Movie on the Lawn
The Pinecrest Parks and Recreation Department presents Movie on the Lawn at Evelyn Greer Park, 8200 SW 124th St.
This long-standing event for families offer films for $10 per ticket.
Up next is a screening of the animated film, “Sonic the Hedgehog,” at 7 p.m. Feb. 12. Click here for details and to purchase tickets.
DWTNWN Movie Nights
Offered on the second Friday of each month, DWTNWN Movie Nights takes place at Maurice A. Ferre Park, 1075 Biscayne Blvd., downtown Miami. Hours are 6-9 p.m.
- March 12: “Hitch”
There will be assigned to ensure social distancing. Click here to RSVP for your seat as tickets sell out quickly.
Valentine’s Rendezvous Drive-in Movie
Celebrate Valentine’s Day Weekend with an outdoor movie and bites from food trucks including Tropical Oasis Express, Mzs. Mini Donuts and refreshments available for purchase digitally. Doors open at 5 p.m., screening at 6:30 p.m., Cagni Park, 13599 NE 9 Ave., North Miami. Click here to RSVP.
- Feb. 13: Aladdin live action feature (2019)
There are still drive-in movies available throughout Miami.
Popular drive-in spots, including Wynwood Carpool Cinema and Carflix Cinema, continue to offer films for viewing. Click here for schedules and more information.
Miami events in 2021: A month-by-month guide
Yes, many plans changed in 2020 … with vacations and shows and festivals canceled throughout Miami, South Florida and the world.
However, the New Year brings with it hope of brighter and better times ahead. Car shows, art festivals and more have been scheduled for 2021.
We’ve compiled a month-by-month roundup of events in our area. Keep in mind that some events may be virtual. Others may follow strict safety protocols. You’ll want to get all the details and decide which options are best for you and your family. Click here for this handy guide.
Calendar of Events
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Miami Design District The Miami Design District recently hosted a month-long outdoor movie series in an open-air courtyard, we will let you know if those resume.