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The Best Outdoor Movies in San Diego This Summer

Grab a blanket and some snacks. You’ll want to see these flicks at some of the best al fresco venues around town.



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The Best Outdoor Movies in San Diego This Summer  

There are still plenty of those luxuriously long summer nights left. What better way to enjoy them than taking in an outdoor movie (many for free) in one of gorgeous parks or rooftops? This town loves to be outdoors, so there’s quite an extensive calendar of outdoor movies. We’ve collected a sampling of our favorite al fresco venues and our most beloved upcoming flicks (Anchorman! Top Gun!).

 

Little Italy Summer Film Festival 2018

Talk about romantic: Italian movies (with English subtitles) showing in Little Italy. Every Saturday in August; $5.

 

Rooftop Cinema Club

Find your way to the roof of the Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego for a full slate of your favorite cult classics, virtually every night this month; $17-$24.

August 1, The Dark Knight

August 2, Anchorman

August 3, Clueless

August 4, Pretty Woman

August 8, Lion King

Aug 15, Fight Club

Aug 16, Top Gun

 

Street Food Cinema San Diego

Ruocco Park in downtown hosts this street-food-and-movie-bonanza on August 25. The movie (Selena) starts at 8:30 but arrive as early as 5:30 for live music and food trucks and to find a spot; $14 general admission.

 

Liberty Station Outdoor Movies

Dinner and a movie? All the better with Liberty Station’s excellent restaurants and free outdoor movies, which start at sunset on the North Promenade.

August 11, Loving Vincent

September 8, A Wrinkle in Time

October 13, Star Wars: The Last Jedi

 

Screen on the Green, Balboa Park

Every Thursday this month a new flick shows at the San Diego Museum of Art in Balboa Park; free.

August 2, The Lunchbox

August 9, Original Copy

August 16, The Music Room

August 23, Nil Battey Sannata

August 30: Paheli

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