Summer 2018 Guide to FREE Outdoor Movies and Concerts in the Metro

Can you believe summer is just around the corner? If you don’t have plans yet we put together a list of activities happening around the metro. Did I mention these activities are FREE and family friendly?

Don’t forget to grab sunscreen, lawn chairs, blankets, snacks, drinks and a good bug spray! Our Summer 2018 Guide to Free Outdoor Movies and Concerts has something for everyone!

*This guide will be updated as we learn of more events, so let us know what we’ve missed in the comments below. Also, check back regularly to see what other events we’ve learned about!*

Movies

What? Movies in the Park

Where? Harrah Heritage Park

When? Friday nights, June 1 – August 31

What’s showing:

  • June 1 – Thor: Ragnarok
  • June 15 – Despicable Me 3
  • July 6 –  Star Wars: The Last Jedi
  • July 20 –  Coco
  • August 3 – Justice League
  • August 17 – Lego Ninjago
  • August 31 – Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

Detail: Bring your family, blankets, lawn chairs, and enjoy the show.

What?  Sonic Summer Movie Nights (OKC)
Where?  Myriad Gardens Great Lawn, 301 West Reno, Oklahoma City
When?  Wednesday nights, June 20– August 1
What’s Showing: 

  • June 20 –Despicable Me 3
  • June 27 – Little Giants
  • July 11 – Paddington 2
  • July 18 – Space Jam
  • July 25 – 42 The Muppet Movie
  • August 1 – Oklahoma!

Details: Come early to get a great seat. Bring a picnic or enjoy a sandwich or ice cream from Pitchfork in the Park. Blankets on one side, chairs on the other.

What?  Free Movies in the Park (Edmond)
Where?  Stephenson Park, S Littler & E 4th Street Edmond 73034
MAC Amphitheater at Mitch Park, 2901 Marilyn Williams Drive Edmond 73003  
When?  Fridays: June 8, July 13, August 10
What’s Showing: 

  • June 8 – Moana
  • July 13 – Coco
  • August 10 – Paddington 2

Details: Movies are free with concessions $1 each.

What:  Free Movies in the Park (Moore)
Where:  Central Park Amphitheater, 700 S Broadway, Moore
When:  Friday, August 10 
What’s Showing: 

  • August 10 – Start Wars: The Last Jedi

Details: Activities begin at 7 p.m.; movie at dusk, approximately 9 p.m. Concessions available: popcorn for free, snow cones for $1.

What? Free Movies in the Park (Norman)
Where?  Lions Park, 450 S Flood Ave, Norman 73069
When? Fridays: May 18, June 1, June 22, July 13
What’s Showing:

  • May 18 – The Incredibles
  • June 1 – Black Panther
  • June 22 – Despicable Me 3
  • July 13 – Cars 3

Details: Activities such as music, face painting, games, inflatables, arts and crafts, food and snow cones begin at 7:00 pm. Movie will begin at sundown. 

 Concerts

What?  Sunday Twilight Concert Series (OKC)
Where?  Myriad Gardens Great Lawn, 301 W Reno, Oklahoma City & Bicentennial Park, 500 Couch Drive 73102
When?  Sunday evenings: June- September, 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
The Line-up:  

  • June 4 – The Wise Guys (Rock)
  • June 11 – Brian Lynn Jones and teh Misfit Cowboys (Country/Classic Rock)
  • June 18 – JMK // Saint Loretto (Pop/R&B & Indie)
  • June 25 – David B. Hooten and the Legends of Dixiland (Dixieland Jazz)
  • July 2 – The Allie Lauren Project (Alternative Piano Project)
  • July 9 – Dylan // Stephen Salewon (Acoustic Singer / Songwriters)
  • July 16 – Original Flow and the Fervent Route // Adam & Jabee (Hip Hop & eedo Beat)
  • July 23 – On a Whim (Variety)
  • July 20 – The Lunar Laugh (Pop/Rock Singers/Songwriters)
  • August 6 – Phil Smith and the Blend Project (Acoustic Rock/ Jazz)
  • August 13 – Tequila Azul (Pop Rock Latino)
  • August 20 – Willow Way  (Indie Folk Rock / Americana)
  • August 27 – Tap Band (Pop/Rock/R&B Covers)

Details:  Bring your own seating and snacks.

What?  Summer Breeze Concert Series (Norman)
Where?  Lions Park, at the corner of Flood and Symmes, Norman
When?  Select Sundays, May 20 – August 26, 7:30 p.m

The Line-Up:

  • May 20 – Carrie Nation and the Speakeasy
  • June 3 – Jacob Tovar and the Saddle Tramps
  • June 17 – Handmade Moments
  • July 1 – Brandy Zdan
  • July 15 – The Mulligan Brothers
  • July 29 – Caleb McGee and the Underdogs
  • August 12 – Delhi 2 Dublin
  • August 26 – Harpeth Rising – Members Choice

Details:  Concert will begin at 7:30 pm. Bring your own blankets or lawn chairs.

What?  Free Concerts in the Park (Edmond)
Where? Hafer Park Stage, 1034 S Bryant Avenue, Edmond
When?  Thursdays, May 24 – August 9,  6:15 p.m. – 8:45 p.m.

The Line-Up: 

  • May 24 -The Old Bulldog Band ​& John the Franklin
  • May 31 – Steve Story ​& Vinyl Stripes
  • June 7 – Michael Fresonke Jazz Combo ​& Michael Black and the Stingrays
  • June 14 – Souled Out & Jake Grill
  • June 22 – City Moon ​& Champaign Jam
  • June 28 – Zero 2 Sixty ​& The John Clifton Band
  • July 5 – Kerry Wayne ​& High Speed Bloom
  • July 12 – Phil Smith ​& The Blend Project and Bonham Revue
  • July 19 – Squeeze Box ​& Teasing Weasel
  • July 26 – The Gotcha Cover Band ​& Nasty Weather
  • August 2 – 949 Band ​& The Claire Piersol Band
  • August 9 – Zoltan and the Fortune Tellers:​ A Medieval Night’s Dream ​Special Event!

Details: Bring your lawn chairs and blankets. Snow cones will be sold during the event.

What?  Summer Nights Concert Series (Moore)
Where?  Central Park Amphitheater (700 S. Broadway, Moore)
When?  Friday nights in June, 7:00 p.m. -10:00 p.m.

The Line-Up:

  • June 8 – Banana Seat
  • June 15 – Nicnos
  • June 22 – Black Water Bridge
  • June 29 – SquadLive

Details: Bring your own blanket or lawn chairs.

What?  Concerts in the Park (Yukon)
Where?  Chisholm Trail Park Gazebo, 500 W Vandament, Yukon
When?  most Thursday evenings, June 7 – August 2, 7:00 pm

The Line-Up:

  • June 7 – Smilin’ Vic and the Soul Monkeys (Motown/blues)
  • June 14 – Crimson Faith
  • June 21 – Mystery Dates
  • June 28 – Core Country
  • July 12 – The Brothers
  • July 19 – Irv Wagner’s Jazz Combo (jazz)
  • July 26 – Oklahoma Symphonic Band
  • August 2 – Champ Devere

Details: Concert will begin at 7:00 pm. Some concessions will be available to purchase. Bring your own seating.

What? First Thursdays On the Lawn, presented by the Western Avenue Association (OKC)
Where?  6200 N. Western Avenue, OKC 73118, on the lawn space just north of Whole Foods
When?  Thursdays: June 7, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Details:  Family-friendly event including food trucks, live music, yard games, adult beverages and more! 

MOVIE AND CONCERT TOGETHER

What?  Midwest Summer Fest (MWC)
Where?  Charles Johnson Central Park in Town Center Plaza, Midwest City 73110
When?  Fridays: June 1, July 6, August 3 & September 7, 7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Details:  Free family-friendly event including yard games, food trucks, live entertainment, movies in the park and more!  Concert will begin at 7:00 pm and the movie will begin at dusk, approximately 9:30 pm.

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