Bring the popcorn! 20 free movies to see in Gilbert, Glendale, Mesa, Phoenix, Tempe

PHOENIX - When the weather cools in the Valley, it's time to head outside and enjoy it.

One way is to grab the lawn chairs and blankets, make some popcorn, pack a picnic dinner, and watch a family-friendly movie on the big screen at a community park around the Valley. 

The schedules feature some of the more recent animated films like Moana, The LEGO Batman Movie and Boss Baby, along with some classics like Ghostbusters (the original version) and Hocus Pocus.

Scroll down to check out the free movie events happening around the Valley.

AVONDALE

Sept. 23 - The LEGO Batman Movie
Dennis DeConcini Park, 351 E. Western Avenue, Avondale AZ 85323
6:45 p.m.- movie starts

Oct. 7 - Monster House
Las Ligas Park, 12421 W. Lower Buckeye Road, Avondale AZ 85323
6:45 p.m.- movie starts

 

FOUNTAIN HILLS

Sept. 23 - Disney's Beauty and the Beast (2017)
Fountain Park, 12925 N. Saguaro Blvd., Fountain Hills AZ 85268
7 p.m.

 

GILBERT

Sept. 22 - Disney's Beauty and the Beast
Gilbert Community Center, 130 N. Oak Street, Gilbert AZ 85233
6:30 p.m.

Oct. 6 - Smurfs: The Lost Village
Gilbert Community Center, 130 N. Oak Street, Gilbert AZ 85233
6:15 p.m.

Oct. 20 - Cars 3
Gilbert Community Center, 130 N. Oak Street, Gilbert AZ 85233
6 p.m.

Nov. 3 - Despicable Me 3
Gilbert Community Center, 130 N. Oak Street, Gilbert AZ 85233
6 p.m.

 

GLENDALE

Sept. 29 - Disney's Moana
Saguaro Ranch Sports Park, 9802 N. 59th Avenue, Glendale 85302
6 p.m. - Aloha Hapa Hula performance and group lesson
7 p.m. - movie starts

Oct. 6 - Boss Baby
O'Neil Park ballfields, 6448 W. Missouri Avenue, Glendale AZ 85302
6 p.m. - inflatable bounce house
7 p.m. - movie starts

Oct. 13 - Smurfs: The Lost Village
Paseo Sports Complex, 6268 W. Thunderbird Road, Glendale AZ 85306
6 p.m. - inflatable bounce house
7 p.m. - movie starts

Oct. 20 - The LEGO Batman Movie
Rose Lane Park, 5003 W. Marlette Avenue, Glendale AZ 85301
6 p.m. - inflatable bounce house
7 p.m. - movie starts

Oct. 27 - Diary of a Wimpy Kid
Sierra Verde Park, 71st Avenue and Rose Garden Lane
7 p.m. - movie starts

Nov. 3 - Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie
Heroes Park, 83 W. Bethany Home Road, Glendale AZ 85303
7 p.m. - movie starts

 

GOODYEAR

Sept. 22 - Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2
Goodyear Ballpark, 1933 S. Ballpark Way, Goodyear AZ 85338
7 p.m. Gates open at 6:30 p.m.

 

MESA

Sept. 16 - Finding Dory
Harmony Park, 1434 S. 32nd Street, Mesa AZ 85204
7 p.m.

Oct. 7 - Hocus Pocus
Mountain View Park, 845 N. Lindsay Road, Mesa AZ 85213
6:30 p.m.

Nov. 4 - The LEGO Batman Movie
Escobedo Park, 215 E. Sixth Street, Mesa AZ 85201
6 p.m.

 

PHOENIX

Oct. 13 - Ghostbusters (1984 version)
CityScape Phoenix, 1 E. Washingotn Street, Phoenix AZ 85004
7 p.m.
** Hourly parking available in underground parking garage

Oct. 13 - The Avengers
Biltmore Fashion Park, 2502 E. Camelback Road, Phoenix AZ 85016
7 p.m.

Oct. 27 - Guardians of the Galaxy
Biltmore Fashion Park, 2502 E. Camelback Road, Phoenix AZ 85016
7 p.m.

Nov. 3 - Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Biltmore Fashion Park, 2502 E. Camelback Road, Phoenix AZ 85016
7 p.m.

Nov. 10 - Ghostbusters
Biltmore Fashion Park, 2502 E. Camelback Road, Phoenix AZ 85016
7 p.m.

 

TEMPE

Oct. 6 - Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory
Kiwanis Park, Baseline Road and Ash Avenue at the north soccer fields
Movie to start at dusk (around 6 p.m.)

Oct. 13 - Disney's Moana
Kiwanis Park, Baseline Road and Ash Avenue at the north soccer fields
Movie to start at dusk (around 6 p.m.)

Oct. 20 - Monsters, Inc.
Kiwanis Park, Baseline Road and Ash Avenue at the north soccer fields
Movie to start at dusk (around 6 p.m.)

Oct. 27 - E.T.
Kiwanis Park, Baseline Road and Ash Avenue at the north soccer fields
Movie to start at dusk (around 6 p.m.)

Did we miss one? Send an email to Josh.Frigerio@abc15.com and let him know.

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