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Outdoor Movies in Downtown Columbus

Nothing says summer like an outdoor movie at sunset. Grab a friend and a blanket (and some popcorn) and come Downtown for an easy evening of relaxing entertainment. 


Outdoor Movies at Columbus Commons
160 S High St

Round up the whole family and head to the Commons for a free movie surrounded by the stars and city skyline. Movies are free and open to the public! Lawn chairs and blankets are welcome.

Family Movie Nights: 
May 25 – Encanto
June 21 – The Secret Life of Pets
July 12 – Ratatouille
September 7 – Coco

Adult Movie Nights (in partnership with CAPA):
September 5 – Movie TBA
September 12- Movie TBA
September 19- Movie TBA
September 25- Movie TBA


Movies at Topiary Park480 E Town St
Movie starts at approx. 9 pm

Hang out in the lush topiary garden and enjoy free movies thanks to Capital Crossroads & Discovery SIDs. 

June 28 – “Rent”
July 26 – “National Treasure”
August 23 – “Barbie”
September 27 – “West Side Story”
October 25 – “Hocus Pocus”

Beers and Blockbusters at Jackie O’s Brewing
170 N 4th St
Movie starts at 7 pm

Come hang out on the Jackie O’s patio and enjoy free popcorn plus Mexican food from Frida’s food truck.

June 17 – “The Sandlot”
June 24 – “Jaws”
July 1 – “Superbad”
July 8 – “Independence Day”


Genoa Park

This mega-popular 21+ movie series has some of the best views in Columbus on the steps of Genoa Park! It’s a party-like atmosphere and social event. Movies aren’t free – so buy your tickets in advance!

Movie schedule 


CAPA Summer Movie Series
Ohio Theatre

While not outdoors, the CAPA summer movie series provides a much-needed escape from the heat in the iconic Ohio Theatre. Take in the magnificence of the historic surroundings while watching a classic family-friendly flick! 

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