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Summer Movie Guide

Your Guide to FREE and Cheap Movies in the Treasure Valley 2019

By Kari Curtis June 1, 2019

Pack blankets, chairs, a picnic, and bug spray and enjoy a FREE outdoor movie in the park. Come early to get a spot and let the kids play in the park prior to dusk. Some venues will have activities prior to the movie. 

 

Meridian - Enjoy an evening in the park with a giant blow up movie screen. Settlers Park, come anytime, but movie starts about 20 minutes after sunset. *Parents must stay with your kids.

June 7-Mary Poppins Returns

June 14th- Spider-Man: Into the Spider-verse

June 21st-A Dog’s Way Home

June 28th - Kung Fu Panda 3

July 5th - The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part

July 12th - Hotel Transylvania 3:Summer Vacation

July 19th - Finding Nemo 

July 26th - Ralph Breaks the Internet

August 2nd - How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World

August 9th - Smallfoot 

August 16th - Incredibles 2

 

 

City of Kuna - movies on the Greenbelt, behind City Hall start at 10PM. 

 

June 7 -Peter Rabbit

June 14th - Hotel Transylvania

June 21st - Show Dogs

June 28th - Sherlock Gnomes

July 5th - Small Foot

July 12th - Incredibles 2 

July 19th - Ralph Breaks the Internet

July 26th - A Dogs Way Home

August 9th- Spider-Man: Into the Spider-verse

August 16th - How to Train Your Dragon 3

 

 

Boise - Enjoy a pre show of free games and activities and then a movie on a large inflatable screen after dark. 

 

 

June 15th - Mary Poppins Returns. Ann Morrison Park

June 21st - Ralph Breaks the Internet. Bowden Park

June 22nd - Christopher Robin. Redwood Park

June 29th - Small Foot. Fort Boise Park

July 13th - Bumble Bee. Cassia Park

July 20th - Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse. Ann Morrison Park

July 27th - A Dogs Way Home. Peppermint Park 

August 3rd - Solo: A Star Wars Story. Simplot Sports Complex

August 10th - Incredibles 2. Julia Davis Park

Nampa - Enjoy a free movie in the park at Optimist Park in Nampa. Festivities start at 8:30pm. 

June 14th - Ralph Breaks the Internet

June 21st - Spider-Man: Into the Spider-verse

June 28th - Mary Poppins Returns

July 5th - The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part

July 12th - The Incredibles 2

July 19th - How to Train Your Dragon - The Hidden World

July 26th - The Grinch

August 2nd - Tangled

August 9th - Smallfoot

August 16th - Wonder Park

Caldwell - Enjoy a movie at Indian Creek Plaza. Festivities start at dusk.

June 6: Aquaman

June 13: Trolls

June 20: Bumblebee

June 27: Footloose (1984)

July 4: Top Gun

July 11: Jurassic Park 

July 18: Mamma Mia!

July 25: The LEGO Movie

August 1: Raiders of the Lost Ark

August 8: Hook

August 15: Beetlejuice 

August 22: Grease 

September 19: Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory




If you’re looking for inexpensive ways to get out of the house with the family. Check out these family matinee deals at your local movie theaters.



Reel Cinemas- 4550 W Overland Rd, Boise

$0.50 movies on Tuesdays. 10am showing only. Will feature various G and PG rated movies for the special



Reel Cinemas - Northgate 6950 W State St Boise

$0.50 movies on Wednesday and Thursdays. 10am showing only. Will feature various G and PG rated movies for the special


Edwards Boise 21 Stadium

$1 matinee, every Tuesday and Wednesday 10am show. The following movies are the only shows available for this deal. Both shows are available on each day: 

June 4th and 5th - Croods or  Puss and Boots

June 11th and 12th - Despicable Me or Turbo

June 18th and19th - LEGO Batman Movie or House with a Clock in its Walls

June 25th and 26th - Teen Titans Go! To The Movies or Paddington 2

July 2nd and 3rd - Despicable Me 3 or Dr Suess’ The Grinch

July 9th and 10th - LEGO Movie 2 or How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World

July 16th and 17th - Smallfoot or Secret Life of Pets

July 23rd and 24th - LEGO Movie or Captain Underpant: The First Epic Movie

July 30th and July 31st - Sing or How to Train Your Dragon 2

August 6th and 7th - Penguins of Madagascar or Boss Baby

August 13th and 14th - Kung Fu Panda 3 or LEGO Ninjago Movie

August 20th and 21st - Trolls or Minions

August 27th and 28th - Madagascar or Shrek 2

September 3rd and September 4th - How to Train Your Dragon or Storks



Nampa Spectrum



$1 matinee, every Tuesday and Wednesday 10am show. The following movies are the only shows available for this deal. Both shows are available on each day: 

June 11th and 12th - Despicable Me or Turbo

June 18th and19th - LEGO Batman Movie or House with a Clock in its Walls

June 25th and 26th - Teen Titans Go! To The Movies or Paddington 2

July 2nd and 3rd - Despicable Me 3 or Dr Suess’ The Grinch

July 9th and 10th - LEGO Movie 2 or How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World

July 16th and 17th - Smallfoot or Secret Life of Pets

July 23rd and 24th - LEGO Movie or Captain Underpant: The First Epic Movie

July 30th and July 31st - Sing or How to Train Your Dragon 2

August 6th and 7th - Penguins of Madagascar or Boss Baby

August 13th and 14th - Kung Fu Panda 3 or LEGO Ninjago Movie

August 20th and 21st - Trolls or Minions

August 27th and 28th - Madagascar or Shrek 2

September 3rd and September 4th - How to Train Your Dragon or Storks

 

 

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