Free Summer Movies

Enjoy our FREE summer movie screenings (many outdoors!) at various locations around Southeast Michigan. 

Bring a blanket, enjoy the sunset, and catch a classic film in a unique setting, with pre-show entertainment from Detroit Circus at our Maynard Street, Ann Arbor Farmers Market, and FREC locations.

Top of the Park

Join us for a re-screening of the World Narrative Festival Award Winner favorite from the 2019 Cinetopia Film Festival at the Ann Arbor Summer Festival.

Top of the Park Rackham stage

THU 6/20 – Fiction and Other Realities

Join us at Top of the Park at Ingalls Mall at 10:00pm for an encore screening of a Cinetopia favorite!

Flicks on Bricks

Join us this summer for FREE EVENING MOVIES at the Ann Arbor Farmers Market. Enjoy food trucks, a beer garden, pre-movie entertainment and circus performances, FREE popcorn, and more. Chairs provided!

315 Detroit St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104

WED 6/5 – Free Solo (2018)

WED 7/3 – Casablanca (1942)

WED 8/7 – Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986)

WED 9/4 – A Star Is Born (2018)

Festivities start at 6pm, with circus performances starting at 8:30pm and the movies at sundown!

Maynard St Outdoor Screenings

Chairs provided! Bring your blankets and snacks and join us for free outdoor family movies, FREE popcorn, and pre-show circus performers.

Maynard St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104

THU 6/13 – Jurassic Park (1993)

FRI 9/20 – Lego Movie (2017)

Festivities start at 8pm and the movies at sundown!

Cinema Circus at FREC Eastside and Southwest

Free outdoor movies for the whole family with pre-show circus performers, a face painter, and snacks at the Ford Resource and Engagement Centers!

FREC Eastside 15491 Maddelein St, Detroit  Festivities start at 4pm, movie at 5:30pm

FREC Southwest 2826 Bagley St, Detroit Festivities start at 8pm, movie at sundown



FRI 6/21 FREC Eastside – Small Foot (2018)

FRI 7/26 FREC Southwest – Aquaman (2018)  

FRI 8/2 FREC Eastside – Despicable Me 3(2017) 

FRI 9/27 FREC Southwest Coco (2017)  

MON 11/11 FREC Eastside – The Tuskegee Airmen 


Bring your chairs and blankets! Free popcorn for all attendees.


New Center Park

Grab a park chair or spread your blanket on the lawn and enjoy this mix of old and new films in the open-air.

2998 West Grand Boulevard, Detroit, MI 48202

FRI 8/30 – Mary Poppins Returns (2018)

Doors at 7:30pm. Movies at 8:30pm or later.

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