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Free Summer Movies in the Bronx - Free Things to do Bronx

Jul 27, 2017 at 02:26 pm by mikewood


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Bronx - Free Summer Movies in the Bronx 2022

Free Things To Do in the Bronx - Free Summer Movies in the Park in Bx NYC

August 12, 2022 / Bronx Neighborhoods / Dance & Theater / Theatre Bronx / Bronx Things To Do / Bronx Buzz NYC.

bronx free summer movies bronx morris park van cortlandt pelham bay coop city parkchester free summer movies things to do melrose mott haven fordham norwood belmont free summer movie bronx nycSummer is in full swing. A number of community groups in collaboration with the NYC Parks Department and frequently some measure of government funding, have put together a summer full of free summer theater in the parks. The free theatre events listed below are designed for young and old alike and they're FREE.

Editor's Note - Note that only ASTERISKED LOCATIONS have been updated. Pay attention to the movies dates / years. We will be updating / adding a few more movies between now and the end of September. So check back periodically for updates which you can note by the date changing above.

 

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Directory of Free Summer Movies in Bronx 2022 NYC

Organized by Bronx Neighborhoods & then by Month

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1. South Bronx Free Summer Movies NYC

 

2. Central Bronx Free Summer Movies - none listed at this time / stay tuned

 

3. East Bronx Free Summer Movies NYC - none listed at this time / stay tuned

 

4. North & West Bronx Free Summer Movies - Bronx NYC

 

5. Near Bronx Free Summer Movies NYC

 

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1. South Bronx Free Summer Movies

Paid & Free Summer Films & Festivals in the Bronx NYC

South of the Cross Bronx Expressway [172nd & 176th Streets], East of the Harlem River & West of the Bronx River

 


* Bronx Terminal Market - Free Summer Outdoor Movies in the Bronx NYC

Bronx Terminal Market Rooftop Film Series in the Mott Haven / Concourse Neighborhoods of the Bx

Location. Bronx Terminal Market is located 610 Exterior Street in the Concourse neighborhood of the Bronx. The event is held on the 6th floor which you may access via the elevator.

Note. There are pre-film activities, which in the past included popcorn and music, starting at 6.30 pm. Films begin at 7.30 pm. In the past the pre-film events included a Live DJ, Photo Booth, Face Painting, Popcorn and other Giveaways, although none of that was mentioned in the listing. It's also worth mentioning that there's pretty limited seating so bring a blanket or lawn chair to sit on.

  • Friday, July 22, 2022 beginning at 6.30 / 7.30 pm - Encanto (PG). The movie was described as follows, " ... The Madrigals are an extraordinarily family living hidden in the mountains of Colombia in a charmed place called an Encanto, which has blessed every child in the family with a unique gift-every child except Mirabel. However, she soon may be the family's last hope when the magic surrounding the Encanto is in danger. Sing and dance to the songs by Lin-Manuel Miranda ..."
  • Contact. www.bronxterminalmarket.com

 


* Mott Haven Film Festival - Film Festivals in the Bronx NYC

Things To Do in the Mott Haven Neighborhood of the Bronx NYC

Location. at Kreate Hub at 15 Canal Place in the Mott Haven neighborhood in the Bronx.

  • On Saturday, July 23, 2022 from 4 - 10 pm the Mott Haven Film Festival will be underway.

Contact / Tickets. The first block of films is shown at 5 pm and the second block of films is shown at 7 pm. Tickets range from $10 - $40 at www.mhff.nyc.

 


* None 2022 _ Paid Summer Outdoor Movies in the Mott Haven Neighborhood of the Bronx

Paid Outdoor Summer Movies in the Bx NYC

Location. The Mottley Kitchen is located at 402 East 140th Street in Mott Haven neighborhood in the Bronx.

  • OLD _ NOTE DATE / YEAR _ Thursday, July 29, 2021 - beginning at 8 pm - Space Jam - Mottley Kitchen describes the film as follows, "... The Looney Tunes gang have to save themselves from aliens who want to take them back to their planet to become amusement park attractions. They figure that they can do this by challenging these short aliens to a game of basketball. Once the aliens find out that they need to be taller and more athletic in order to play the game, they steal the essence of several professional NBA players. Once they use this essence, they become the "Monstars" and are very intimidating to Bugs and the gang. So, Bugs and Daffy go into the real world and kidnap Michael Jordan to help them win this game..."

Contact. www.mottleykitchen.com/events


* None 2022 _ Mullaly Park - Free Summer Movies in NYC Parks in the Bronx NYC

At NYC Parks in the Longwood and Concourse Neighborhoods of the Bronx

 

WE RECOMMEND YOU VISIT https://www.nycgovparks.org/events/free_summer_movies TO FIND THE MOST RECENT LISTINGS OF FREE SUMMER MOVIES IN BRONX PARKS.

 

  • OLD _ NOTE DATE / YEAR _ Tuesday, July 27, 2021 from 8.30 - 11 pm - Onward - The NYC Parks Department describes the film as follows, " ... Two teenage elf brothers living in a post-magical world stumble upon a spell that can bring their father back to life. They embark on an epic, heartwarming adventure to see the spell through when it initially only brings back their father's lower half (i.e. his legs)...". Free.
  • Location. At Mullaly Park in the Concourse neighborhood of the Bronx. Free summer outdoor movies in the Concourse neighborhood of the Bronx.

* None 2022 _ Concrete Plant Park in the Bronx NYC

Free Things To Do / Free Summer Outdoor Movies in the Foxhurst Neighborhoods of the Bronx

Location. Concrete Park is located along the Bronx River between Westchester Avenue and Bruckner Blvd in the Foxhurst neighborhood of the Bronx NYC.

  • Summer of 2022 - As of this post we don't see any free movies planned.
  • In the past the Bronx Doc Film Center presented at least one short.
  • OLD _ NOTE DATE / YEAR _ CANCELLED - Friday, July 2, 2021 from 8 - 11 pm - Moana - The film is described as, " ... CG-animated feature film about an adventurous teenager who is inspired to leave the safety and security of her island on a daring journey to save her people...". Free.

Contact. Usually done in association with the Bronx River Alliance - www.bronxriver.org.


* Concourse Plaza Multiplex Cinemas - Movie Theater

Location. There's a normal commercial theater complex by Showcase Cinemas at 214 East 161st Street in the Concourse neighborhood of the Bronx.

They show new movies for market rate prices.


 

2. Central Bronx Free Summer Movies

Paid & Free Summer Films & Festivals in the Bronx NYC

East of the Major Deegan Expressway, South of Van Cortlandt Park - but including Woodlawn Heights, West of the Bronx River Parkway [Morris Park / Webster Avenues] & North of the Cross Bronx Expressway [172nd / 175th Streets]

 


* Free Summer Outdoor Movies in the Fordham Neighborhood of the Bronx

Fordham Road Film Festival - Summer Film Festivals in the Bronx

Location. Near Fordham Plaza in Bryan Plaza which is located at East Fordham & East Kingbridge Roads in the Fordham neighborhood of the Bronx. The Fordham Plaza is across from the Metro North train station and Fordham University. And Bryan Park is just west of Fordham Plaza, along Fordham Road. These plazas are in / adjacent to the Fordham Manor / Fordham Heights / Belmont neighborhoods of the Bronx NYC.

  • Friday, July 15, 2022 beginning at 8.30 pm - Ghostbusters. The NYC Parks Department describes the film as follows, " ... In this thrilling and hilarious reboot of the beloved sci-fi-comedy franchise, two paranormal researchers join forces with a nuclear engineer and a subway attendant to fight off a slew of ghosts that have invaded New York City...". Free summer outdoor movies in the Fordham neighborhood of the Bronx.
  • Friday, August 19, 2022 beginning at 8 pm - Encanto. The movie was described as follows, " ... The Madrigals are an extraordinarily family living hidden in the mountains of Colombia in a charmed place called an Encanto, which has blessed every child in the family with a unique gift-every child except Mirabel. However, she soon may be the family's last hope when the magic surrounding the Encanto is in danger. Sing and dance to the songs by Lin-Manuel Miranda ...". Free summer outdoor movies in the Fordham neighborhood of the Bronx.
  • Friday, September 9, 2022 beginning at 7.30 pm - The Mitchells vs the Machines. Free summer outdoor movies in the Fordham neighborhood of the Bronx.

Contact / Organized by. The Fordham Road BID - www.fordhamroad.nyc.


* Lehman College - Free Summer Outdoor Movies in the Bedford Park Neighborhood of the Bronx NYC

Movies Under a Bronx Moon at Lehman College in the Bronx NYC

Location. At the Lehman College campus in the Bedford Park neighborhood of the Bronx NYC. The films are shown outdoors on Lehman College campus. Movies begin at sundown, which is between 7.30 - 8.30 pm.

  • Wednesday, July 21, 2022 from 7.30 - 10 pm - Encanto. The movie was described as follows, " ... The Madrigals are an extraordinarily family living hidden in the mountains of Colombia in a charmed place called an Encanto, which has blessed every child in the family with a unique gift-every child except Mirabel. However, she soon may be the family's last hope when the magic surrounding the Encanto is in danger. Sing and dance to the songs by Lin-Manuel Miranda ...".
  • Wednesday, July 27, 2022 from 7.30 - 10 pm - Sing 2. They describe the film as follows, " ... Theater owner Buster Moon sets his sights on producing a brand-new musical with his troupe in the glamorous Redshore City. To gain the support of a ruthless music mogul, he pitches that he'll feature Clay Calloway, a legendary but elusive rock singer as part of the show. Now, all the group needs to do is find the recluse and persuade him to perform with them ...". Free summer movies in the Bronx.

Contact. www.lehmanstages.org / Lehman Stages presents Movies Under a Bronx Moon. This program is part of Lehman's SUMMERWORX program.

Also use the summer concerts / theater links at the top of this report to see music / dance / theater works at Lehman and other sites around the Bronx this summer.


* The Bronx Zoo - Paid or Free Summer Movies 3D or Real Life?

Location. The Bronx Zoo is located at 2300 Southern Blvd in the Bronx.

  • Daily April 11 - October 30, 2022 - Walk Among Dinosaurs. This isn't a movie per se, but perhaps even better than one. The Bronx Zoo has an exhibit of 52 life-sized dinosaurs, some of which have animatronics in them.

Contact / Tickets. The Walk Among Dinosaurs entrance is included in the price of admission, which on Wednesdays is free / donate what you can. You will need to rsvp a timed ticket and check their website for the latest CoVid guidance - https://bronxzoo.com.

 


* New York Botanical Garden

Location. The NY Botanical Garden is located at 2900 Southern Blvd in the Bronx NYC.

  • Daily Summer of 2022 - Everything Plantlike. This isn't a movie per se, but a great opportunity to learn about the natural world around us.

Contact / Tickets. https://nybg.org

 


* NYC Parks Free Summer Outdoor Movies Film in the Bronx

At Vidalia Park, Starlight Park, Bronx Park, Poe Park & Highbridge Park in the West Farms, Olinville & Allerton, Fordham Manor & Highbridge Neighborhoods of the Bx NYC

 

WE RECOMMEND YOU VISIT https://www.nycgovparks.org/events/free_summer_movies TO FIND THE MOST RECENT LISTINGS OF FREE SUMMER MOVIES IN BRONX PARKS.

 

  • OLD _ NOTE DATE / YEAR _ Thursday, July 22, 2021 from 8 - 11 pm - Scoob! - The NYC Parks Department describes the film as follows, " ... reveals how lifelong friends Scooby and Shaggy first met and how they joined with young detectives Fred, Velma and Daphne to form the famous Mystery Inc...". Free.
  • Location. At Vidalia Park in the West Farms neighborhood of the Bronx. Free summer outdoor movies in the West Farms neighborhood of the Bronx.

 

  • Friday, July 23, 2021 from 8 - 11 pm - Onward - The NYC Parks Department describes the film as follows, " ... Two teenage elf brothers living in a post-magical world stumble upon a spell that can bring their father back to life. They embark on an epic, heartwarming adventure to see the spell through when it initially only brings back their father's lower half (i.e. his legs)..." Free.
  • Location. At Starlight Park in the West Farms neighborhood of the Bronx.

 

  • OLD _ NOTE DATE / YEAR _ Saturday, July 24, 2021 from 8 - 11 pm - Toy Story 4 - The NYC Parks Department describes the film as follows, " ... A new toy named "Forky" joins the gang when Bonnie turns a spork into a toy. But when he disappears, Woody, Buzz and co. set out into the world to find him, resolve his existential crisis, and reunite with Bonnie...". Free.
  • Location. At Bronx Park Amphitheatre (in Bronx Park), where the Bronx Zoo and NY Botanical Gardens are also located. This is found on the east side of park along Bronx Blvd between Rosewood Street and Burke Avenue in the Olinville and Allerton neighborhoods of the Bronx. Free summer outdoor movies in the Olinville & Allerton neighborhoods of the Bronx.

 

  • OLD _ NOTE DATE / YEAR _ Wednesday, July 21, 2021 from 8 - 11 pm - Coco - The NYC Parks Department describes the film as follows, " ... In this gorgeous animated adventure, a boy named Miguel dreams of becoming a famous guitar player, despite the misgivings of his close-knit family. When his ambitions cause him to run afoul of a curse, he must journey into the Land of the Dead to seek forgiveness from his ancestors...". Free.
  • Location. At Poe Park in the Fordham Manor neighborhood of the Bronx. Free summer outdoor movies in the Fordham Manor neighborhood of the Bronx.

 

  • OLD _ NOTE DATE / YEAR _ July 22, 2021 from 8.30 - 11 pm - Ghostbusters - The NYC Parks Department describes the film as follows, " ... In this thrilling and hilarious reboot of the beloved sci-fi-comedy franchise, two paranormal researchers join forces with a nuclear engineer and a subway attendant to fight off a slew of ghosts that have invaded New York City...". Free.
  • Location. At Highbridge Park in the Highbridge neighborhood of the Bronx. Free summer outdoor movies in the Highbridge neighborhood of the Bronx.

 

In prior years and / or previously this year there were Movies Under the Stars at Crotona Park, Bronx, at Williamsbridge Oval, and in the Crotona and Bedford Park neighborhoods of the Bronx NYC.


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3. East Bronx Free Summer Outdoor Movies

Paid & Free Summer Films & Festivals in the Bronx NYC

East of the Bronx River / East of the Bronx River Parkway / north of the East River & South of Westchester - except Woodlawn Heights

 


* Free Summer Outdoor Movies in Orchard Beach in the Bronx NYC

Free Things To Do / Free Summer Outdoor Movies in the Bronx NYC

Location. Orchard Beach is located at the south eastern end of Pelham Bay Park in the Bronx.

  • ORCHARD BEACH - no movies scheduled the summer of 2022.

Use link to concerts at the top of this report for free summer concerts at Orchard Beach and in the rest of the Bronx.

 


* Free Summer Outdoor Movies at the Bartow Pell Mansion in the Bronx NYC

Free Things To Do / Free Summer Outdoor Movies in the Bronx NYC

Location. The Bartow Pell Mansion is located in the center of Pelham Bay Park in the Bronx. It's across the street [Shore Road] from the Pelham Bay Split Rock golf course.

  • BARTOW PELL MANSION - no movies scheduled the summer of 2022.

Use link to concerts at the top of this report for free summer concerts at the Bartow Pell Mansion and in the rest of the Bronx.

 


* Free Summer Outdoor Movies at the Bartow Pell Mansion in the Bronx NYC

Free Things To Do / Free Summer Outdoor Movies in the Bronx NYC

Location. City Island is located in the eastern end of the Bronx, just south of Pelham Bay Park at the end of City Island Road.

  • CITY ISLAND - no movies scheduled the summer of 2022.

Use link to theater at the top of this report for free summer theater / plays in City Island and in the rest of the Bronx.


* Free Summer Outdoor Movies in the Parkchester / Westchester / Throgs Neck / Pelham Bay Neighborhoods of the Bronx

Free Things To Do / Free Summer Outdoor Movies in the Bronx NYC

 

WE RECOMMEND YOU VISIT https://www.nycgovparks.org/events/free_summer_movies TO FIND THE MOST RECENT LISTINGS OF FREE SUMMER MOVIES IN BRONX PARKS.

 

  • OLD _ NOTE DATE / YEAR _ Thursday, July 29, 2021 from 8 - 11 pm - Megamind - The NYC Parks Department describes the film as follows, " ... Evil genius Megamind finally defeats his do-gooder nemesis, Metro Man, but is left without a purpose in a superhero-free world...". Free.
  • Location. At Orchard Beach in the North Picnic Area in Pelham Bay Park in the Bronx. Free summer outdoor movies in the Pelham Bay neighborhood of the Bronx.
  • OLD _ NOTE DATE / YEAR _ Tuesday, July 27, 2021 from 8.30 - 11 pm - Bumblebee - The NYC Parks Department describes the film as follows, " ... Charlie finds a beat-up Volkswagen in a friend's junkyard which she then receives as a birthday present. As she tries to repair the car, she accidentally re-activates the Autobot known as Bumblebee. They soon discover however that the Decepticons are in close pursuit and Bumblebee is tasked with protecting Charlie and planet Earth...". FREE.
  • Location. At Ferry Point in Ferry Point Park in the Throgs Neck neighborhood of the Bronx. Free summer outdoor movies in the Throgs Neck neighborhood of the Bronx.
  • OLD _ NOTE DATE / YEAR _ Friday, July 30, 2021 from 8.30 - 11 pm - The Goonies - The NYC Parks Department describes the film as follows, " ... A group of teenagers finds a map leading to a hidden treasure. They must overcome booby traps,
    natural obstructions, and a gang of desperate thieves in their race for the loot. Rated PG..."
  • Location. At Virginia Park which is located between Westchester Avenue and McGraw Avenue and between White Plains Road and Virginia Avenue at the #6 subway station named Parkchester in the Bronx. Free summer outdoor movies in the Parkchester neighborhood of the Bronx NYC.

 

Pelham Bay Park & Friends and Other Parks from years past

Movies Under the Stars at : 1) Lawn Behind the Track and Field Area in Pelham Bay Park, Bronx. 2) Middletown Road in Pelham Bay Park. 3) At Orchard Beach in Pelham Bay Park.

Movies Under the Stars at Story Playground, Bronx NYC Parks in Soundview.

Movies Under the Stars on hiatus at Owen F. Dolen Park, Bronx. This site is undergoing renovations to the century year old plus building in a park near Westchester Square.


* AMC Bay Plaza Cinema 13 - Movie Theaters in the Eastern Section of the Bronx

Location. There's a normal commercial movie theater complex by AMC Cinemas at in the Bay Park Shopping Mall in the Baychester neighborhood of the Bronx.

They show new movies for market rate prices.


 

4. North & West Bronx Free Summer Outdoor Movies

Paid & Free Summer Films & Festivals in the Bronx NYC

North of Spuyten Duyvil Creek, West of the Major Deegan Expressway & Van Cortlandt Park & south of Westchester

 


* Van Cortlandt Park - Free Summer Outdoor Movies near the Fieldston & Kingsbridge Neighborhoods of the Bronx NYC

Free Things To Do / Free Summer Outdoor Movies at NYC Parks in the Bronx

Location. The area of the park featured here begins in the southeast corner of the park at Broadway and Van Cortlandt Park South. The #1 subway ends at West 242nd Street along the park. After crossing the street, head north [north is to your left before crossing the street] and walk about 500 feet looking for the Van Cortlandt House Museum. The parade ground, where the movies are being shown, is another 500 feet north of the house / museum.

Note. Pre-film activities begin at 7.30 pm and the films generally begin at 8.30 pm [dusk]. You might want to bring a blanket to sit upon.

  • Thursday, July 14, 2022 - Little Shop of Horrors (1986). Free summer outdoor films / movies in Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx.
  • Thursday, July 28, 2022 - Them! (1954). Free summer outdoor films / movies in Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx.
  • Thurday, August 4, 2022 - The Birds (1963). Free summer outdoor films / movies in Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx.
  • Thursday, August 11, 2022 - Jurassic Park (1993). Free summer outdoor films / movies in Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx.
  • Contact / Rsvp. Bronx Borough President Vanessa Gibson, Council Member Eric Dinowitz, NYC Parks and the Van Cortlandt Park Alliance - www.vancortlandt.org

Other NYC Parks locations that normally show films. NYC Parks in Riverdale in the Bronx. Riverdale / Spuyten Duyvil / Marble Hill / Fieldcrest - Summer Movies in the Bronx TBD. Location. At the Stars and Stripes Playground in Seton Falls Park at East 233rd Street and Baychester Avenue in the Edenwald neighborhood of the Bronx. Free summer outdoor movies in the Edenwald neighborhood of the Bronx.


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5. Near Bronx Summer Movies - Manhattan & NYC

Paid & Free Summer Films & Festivals in the Bronx NYC

 


* Hip Hop Film Festival - Paid Summer Movies in Manhattan / Brooklyn NYC

Paid Summer Movies in Brooklyn - This Event Moved to Brooklyn

  • August 11 - 14, 2022 - Hip Hop Film Festival - This Moved to Brooklyn - The annual Hip Hop film festival in Harlem. Tickets run from free to $20 and some go up at www.hiphopfilmfestival.org.

Use the Brooklyn summer outdoor films link below and scroll down to the Hip Hop Film Festival for further details.

Also see free movies, free concerts and free summer things to do in the Bronx, free summer concerts in the Bronx and free summer theater in the Bronx.


Free Summer Movies In Bronx 2022 NYC

Free Things To Do In Bronx - Free Theatre in Morris Park in the Bronx NYC

Click this link to go to the Bronx neighborhoods with good restaurants and shopping - TBD.


Other Boroughs - Free Summer Movies 2022 NYC

The following are links to the film events / free movies going on around the five boroughs of the city over the next couple of months.

Enjoy.

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