Movies Under the Stars
Nothing says summer lovin’ better than a starlight picnic in the park—add a movie to the mix and you’ve got a date night. Take a blanket to your favorite park or public space around the state and get ready for a suspenseful thriller, a 80s throwback, a childhood favorite or a summer blockbuster under a starry sky.
In Portland there are no shortage of rooftops and parks to get a Hollywood fix. Portland Parks and Recreation hosts a summer-long movie night at choice spots around the city. Catch classics like Pretty in Pink and The Princess Bride and the latest Oscar winners such as Avatar. Every Friday night at Pioneer Courthouse Square in downtown, enjoy free popcorn and pre-movie entertainment from Kink radio station before the show.
Pull out your poodle skirt and cat’s eye sunglasses for a night at the drive-in theater. Oregon is home to a handful of the last remaining vintage theaters in the country! There are two in the Willamette Valley, the Cameo Theater in Newberg and the Motor Vu Drive In in Dallas. See a Western in the West at the two theaters in Eastern Oregon, the La Grande Drive In and the M-F Drive In Theater. These theaters show the latest family friendly flicks, as well as cult classics.
Cork your favorite Kings Raven Winery vintage and watch a movie amongst the vines at this Oregon City winery. The vineyard hosts movies during the long summer months.
Every Thursday night at Millennium Park Plaza in Lake Oswego is family night. From July 22- August 26 bring the brood and see will be movies playing on the big screen!
In Bend, Munch and Movies combines music and entertainment. Every Friday night from August 13-September 3rd catch a live local band at 6 p.m. and then a movie at dusk. No need to pack a picnic here, there will be food, dessert and kettle corn available from the various restaurant kiosks on site!
The Southern Oregon city of Medford plays outdoor movies at Bear Creek Amphitheater. Down the highway at the Britt Festival grounds in Jacksonville catch movies inspired by great music including Grateful Dawg, a story about the Grateful Dead and Across the Universe with a soundtrack that is 100% Beatles.
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