It’s summer and the weather is finally cooperating! It’s time for lounging around at the pool, soaking up some sun at the beach, or enjoying burgers and hotdogs at a barbecue. If it’s too hot outside, why not wait until the sun sets and enjoy an outdoor movie? Here’s a few fun places to enjoy movie nights outside!
Every Wednesday, starting July 11th, Westchester Pools will stay late for a special Movie Night at the Pool! Pool locations rotate every week, it costs $5 for people over five years old. Bring a picnic (cooler rules apply). The concession stands will be open if you don’t want to bring your own snacks. What a great way to spend a movie night, swimming!
- July 11: The Descendants 2 (Glen Island Park, New Rochelle)
- July 18: Coco (Tibbets Brook Pool, Yonkers)
- July 25: Paddington (Saxon Woods Pool, White Plains)
- August 1: Lego Ninjago Movie (Willson’s Woods Pool, Mount Vernon)
- August 8: The Nut Job 2 (Sprain Ridge Park, Yonkers)
We love exploring John Jay Homestead, especially the hiking trails all around the property. They host a special summer movie night on July 10th. This year, they will be showing Back to the Future. It’s $10 per car, there will be wine and beer, and tons of food trucks available for snacks. Bring a chair and some blankets and have some interesting convos with your kids about hoverboards. (July 27th rain date.)
As a part of Neighborhood Nights, the city of White Plains is offering a ton of family fun and FREE events. Here’s a list of movie nights and their locations, movies start at 8:15 p.m.
- July 19: Despicable Me3 (Gardella Park)
- July 23: Coco (Mattison Park,)
- July 25: Lego Ninjago Movie (Turnure Park)
- July 26: Coco (Chatterton Park)
Want to venture a bit further out for a classic drive-in movie? Head up north and enjoy Warwick Drive-In. It’s $10 for adults, $8 for kids 4-11, and FREE for 4 and under. Best part, the price includes a double feature! Movies start at around 7 p.m. and 10 p.m. There’s a snack bar available (cash only).