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Bronx - Free Summer Movies in the Bronx 2021

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July 25, 2021 / 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.

Quite a number of summer movie programs in the Bronx have been curtailed or cancelled, many in part due to the ongoing CoVid pandemic. We'll continue to update / add to this schedule of free movies in the park in the Bronx, as we become aware of additional shows.

 

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Directory of Free Summer Movies in Bronx 2021 NYC

Organized by Bronx Neighborhoods & then by Month

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 2021

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


Bronx Free Summer Outdoor Movies 2021

Bronx Terminal Market Rooftop Film Series in Mott Haven near Concourse Bx

On the Roof at Bronx Terminal Market 610 Exterior Street in the Concourse neighborhood of the Bronx. In prior years there were multiple free screenings and pre-film activities including popcorn and music, starting at 7 pm. Films begin at sunset which ranges from just before 8 pm to about 8.30 pm.

This year, in 2021, there's only one film listed thus far. It will be shown on the 6th floor, using the elevator. The pre-show events begin at 6.30 pm and the film begins at 7.30 pm, but there's an Oscar winning short film entitled 'Hair Love' that will be shown prior to the main film. Live DJ, Photo Booth, Face Painting, Popcorn and other Giveaways will be provided, but note there's limited seating so bring a blanket or lawn chair to sit on. www.bronxterminalmarket.com/events/

  • Friday, August 27, 2021 where pre-show program begins at 6.30 pm & movie begins at 7.30 pm - Raya & the Last Dragon.

Paid Summer Outdoor Movies in the Mott Haven Neighborhood of the Bronx 2021

Paid Outdoor Summer Movies in the Bx NYC

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..."

Tickets / Price / Offer. The outdoor movie package includes the movie with purchase of $25 MOTTLEY MOVIE BOX
Your ticket includes a free movie and a purchase of our Mottley Movie Box, which includes one theater-sized candy box, one Mottley Monster Chocolate Chip Cookie, a bag of freshly popped popcorn, and a canned soda or juice.

Contact. www.mottleykitchen.com/events

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


NYC Parks Free Summer Movies in the Bronx NYC 2021

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

 

  • 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.
  • Wednesday, July 28, 2021 from 8 - 11 pm - Tom and Jerry - The NYC Parks Department describes the film as follows, " ... A deep dive into the annals of history to explore the moment when Tom first crossed paths with his nemesis, Jerry...". Free.
    Location. At Playground Fifty-Two in Playground 52 LII in the Woodstock neighborhood of the Bronx. Woodstock (and Foxhurst) are sections of the Longwood neighborhood of the Bronx. Free summer outdoor movies in the Longwood / Foxhurst / Woodstock neighborhoods of the Bronx.


2. Central Bronx Free Summer Movies 2021

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 Parkway [172nd / 175th Streets]


NYC Parks Free Summer Outdoor Movies Film in the Bronx 2021

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

 

  • 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.

 

  • 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.

 

  • 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.

 

  • 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.


Free Summer Outdoor Movies in the Foxhurst Neighborhood of the Bronx 2021

Concrete Park in Foxhurst

  • 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.
  • Location. In Concrete Park along the Bronx River between Westchester Avenue and Bruckner Blvd in the Foxhurst neighborhood of the Bronx NYC. Free summer concerts in Concrete Park in the Foxhurst neighborhood of the Bronx. Possibly done in association with the Bronx River Alliance.

Free Summer Outdoor Movies in the Fordham Neighborhood of the Bronx 2021

Fordham Road Film Festival - Summer Film Festivals in the Bronx

 

NOT RETURNING IN 2021 - NOTE YEAR DATES. EXAMPLE OF A PRIOR YEAR.

  • Sunday, July 15, 2018 - World Cup final, Fordham Plaza, Bronx
  • Friday, August 31, 2018 - A Wrinkle in Time (2018), Fordham Plaza, Bronx
  • Saturday, September 1, 2018 - Transformers: The Last Knight (2017), Bryan Park, Bronx
  • Saturday, October 6, 2018 - Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017), Fordham Plaza, Bronx

Location. At the Fordham Plaza across from the train station and Fordham University in the Belmont neighborhood of the Bronx NYC, which is also adjacent to the Fordham Manor and Fordham Heights neighborhoods of the Bx.


Free Summer Outdoor Movies in the Bedford Park Neighborhood of the Bronx 2021

Movies Under a Bronx Moon 2021 at Lehman College in the Bx NYC

Lehman Stages presents Movies Under a Bronx Moon, presented outdoors on Lehman College campus. Movies begin at sundown. This program is part of Lehman's SUMMERWORX program.

  • Wednesday, July 28, 2021 from 7.30 - 10.30 pm - Soul - FREE / LIMIT 100 PLE / CURRENTLY RSVPED OUT They describe the movie as follows, "... What is it that makes you...YOU? - a middle-school band teacher who gets the chance of a lifetime to play at the best jazz club in town. But one small misstep takes him from the streets of New York City to The Great Before - a fantastical place where new souls get their personalities, quirks and interests before they go to Earth. Determined to return to his life, Joe teams up with a precocious soul, 22 (voice of Tina Fey), who has never understood the appeal of the human experience. As Joe desperately tries to show 22 what's great about living, he may just discover the answers to some of life's most important questions... ". Free outdoor summer movies at Lehman College in the Bedford Park neighborhood of the Bronx.
  • Friday & Saturday, August 6 & 7, 2021 from 11 am - 12 noon - Cindy Rella: A Bronx Fairytale - They describe the play as follows, "... This new interpretation of the classic tale features music and mayhem and all kinds of silliness ... performed by The Children's Theatre Company at Lehman [which] is a professional company comprised of current Lehman students and alumni, known for its original brand of 'fairy-tale sketch comedy...". FREE. Outdoors at Lehman College Amphitheater . Free outdoor summer plays / theater at Lehman College in the Bedford Park neighborhood of the Bronx

Location. At the Lehman College campus in the Bedford Park neighborhood of the Bronx NYC.



3. East Bronx Free Summer Outdoor Movies 2021

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 the Parkchester / Westchester / Throgs Neck / Pelham Bay Neighborhoods of the Bronx 2021

Free Summer Outdoor Movies in the Bronx 2021

 

  • 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.

 

  • 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.

 

  • 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.


4. North & West Bronx Free Summer Outdoor Movies 2021

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


Free Summer Outdoor Movies in the Van Cortlandt Park / Riverdale Neighborhoods of the Bronx 2021

Summer Outdoor Movies at NYC Parks in the Bronx 2021

  • Friday, June 11, 2021 beginning at 6 pm - Tribeca Film Festival - At Broadway and Van Cortlandt Park South in Van Cortlandt Park. Bronx Free and paid summer outdoor films / movies in Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx.
  • Saturday, July 31, 2021 from 8 - 11 pm - The Wizard of Oz - The NYC Parks Department describes the film as follows, " ... A young farm girl and her little dog are magically transported into the enchanted land of Oz via a Kansas tornado. As they travel down Oz's Yellow Brick Road to find the Wizard and ask him to send them home, they encounter a wonderful, funny, terrifying and, ultimately, enlightening group of characters, human and otherwise..." Free.
  • 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.

Other Locations that normally show films. NYC Parks in Riverdale in the Bronx. Riverdale / Spuyten Duyvil / Marble Hill / Fieldcrest - Summer Movies in the Bronx TBD.



5. Near Bronx Summer Movies 2021 - Manhattan & NYC


Free Summer Outdoor Movies in Harlem / Washington Heights near the Bronx 2021

Free Summer Movies in Harlem & Washington Heights

 

THIS IS FROM PRIOR YEAR. UPDATE COMING SOON.

* August 3 - 5, 2018 - Hip Hop Film Festival Harlem - National Black Film at 2031 5th Avenue at 125th Street in Harlem - The third annual Hip Hop film festival in Harlem. Tickets run from free to $20 and some go up, and their website is http://www.hiphopfilmfestival.org.

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Free Summer Movies In Bronx 2021 NYC

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Other Boroughs - Free Summer Movies 2021 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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