Where to see free Christmas movies in Phoenix and Scottsdale

PHOENIX - Have you started your annual holiday movie binge yet?

If you're looking to see some of the classics on the big screen, there are plenty of options around the Valley!

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CITYSCAPE (DOWNTOWN PHOENIX)

CityScape will screen two classics for its free monthly movie series. They will show Home Alone and Elf  on an inflatable screen in Patriot's Park at CityScape near First and Washington streets. The first movie starts at 6 p.m. You can bring chairs, blankets and snacks. More information.

  • Friday, Dec. 8 - Home Alone & Elf

IF YOU GO:
Patriots Park at CityScape

1 E Washington St, Phoenix, AZ 85004

 

CIVIC SPACE PARK (DOWNTOWN PHOENIX)

Downtown Phoenix, Inc. will host a free double feature at Phoenix's Civic Space Park. Frozen starts at 6 p.m. and Edward Scissorhands will immediately follow. There will be drinks and snacks available for purchase, but you can bring your own non-alcoholic drinks. More information.

  • Saturday, Dec. 16 - Frozen & Edward Scissorhands

IF YOU GO:
Civic Space Park
424 N. Central Avenue, Phoenix AZ 85004


THE SCOTTSDALE QUARTER

The Scottsdale Quarter will screen four Christmas movies on Friday nights in December. The movies will start at 6:30 p.m. in The Quad next to the Christmas tree. There is no cost and you can bring chairs, blankets and snacks. More information.

  • Friday, Dec. 1 - Nightmare Before Christmas
  • Friday, Dec. 8 - A Christmas Story
  • Friday, Dec. 15 - The Polar Express
  • Friday, Dec. 22 - Elf

IF YOU GO:
The Quad at Scottsdale Quarter (next to Christmas tree)
15059 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale AZ 85254


ODYSEA IN THE DESERT (SCOTTSDALE)

Odysea in the Desert will show Disney's Frozen during its December free movie event. The movie will start at 6:30 p.m. in the courtyard. Queen Elsa will there at 5:30 p.m. for a meet-and-greet and photos, plus kids can learn how to draw Olaf! There is some seating available, but those will likely fill early, organizers said. It is recommended to bring your own chairs and blankets. More information.

  • Saturday, Dec. 9 - Frozen

IF YOU GO:
Odysea in the Desert

9500 East Vía de Ventura, Scottsdale, AZ 85256

 

DESERT RIDGE MARKETPLACE

Desert Ridge Marketplace will screen two free movies in December at the Barnes & Noble Courtyard. A themed activity will begin at 5:30 p.m. and the movie will start at 6 p.m. More information.

  • Dec. 7 - A Christmas Carol
  • Dec. 28 - Elf

IF YOU GO:
Barnes & Noble Courtyard at Desert Ridge Marketplace
21001 N. Tatum Blvd., Phoenix AZ 85050

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