Movie Events around Hampton Roads

We all love going to the movies, but every now and then, it’s good to change up the way you enjoy them. There are 3D and IMAX movies, historical and educational film series, and even outdoor movies coming up this spring and summer.

So check out the upcoming film events, and get the family out for something different during your next cinematic adventure. If you know of any that we missed please email us at and we’ll get it on the calendar.



Starting Saturday, May 14/“Movies and More” Summer outdoor movie series
6 p.m./Western Branch Park
Check out a dance party, inflatables, face painting and other fun activities prior to the movie. Food vendors on site. Free parking as well.


Starting in Tuesday’s in June/Family Outdoor Movie Series
7 p.m./Mill Point Park Downtown Hampton
Bring your friends, family, folding chairs, and blankets this summer to enjoy free outdoor movies.

Riverside IMAX Theater at the Virginia Air & Space Museum
Showtimes Vary
Star Wars the Force Awakens
Robots 3D
Journey to Space
Mysteries of the Unseen 3D

Newport News

Saturday, February 13/Virginia Skies
7:30 p.m./The Virginia Living Museum
Explore the evening skies above Virginia in this classic planetarium presentation. Additional topics may be explored depending on celestial happenings around the time of your visit.


Starting in July/Flicks in the Park: Summer Movie Night Series
8 p.m. Event Start/8:30 p.m. Showtime
Bring your blankets, lawn chairs and picnic baskets for movies under the stars. All events are free and open to all ages.

Daily/3D Movies at the Nauticus
Showtimes Vary
Great White Shark 3D
Rescue 3D


Starting in June/Sunday Movies at City Park – Free Movies in the Park. Event begins at 7 p.m.

Isle of Wight County

Starting Friday, 26 April/Movies in the Park
8:30 p.m./Various Locations
– April 26 – Goosebumps – Camptown Park – 33457 Carver Road, Franklin
– May 27 – The Good Dinosaur – Rushmere – 5230 Old Stage Highway, Smithfield
– June 24 – Norm of the North – Robinson Park – 20 Duke Street, Windsor
– July 29 – Minions – Nike Park – 13036 Nike Park Road, Carrollton
– October 28 – Hotel Transylvania 2 – Riverview Park – 238 Washington Street, Smithfield

Virginia Beach

Movie Night in the Pool at Princess Anne Recreation Center
6 p.m. Showtime
– March 11 – Minions
– March 18 – Home
– March 25 – Tomorrowland
– April 1 – Madagascar

Summer Movie Night Series at Mt Trashmore – Enjoy a movie under the stars on select Friday nights! Bring blankets and beach chairs to get comfortable and watch a movie on the big screen. Concessions will be available for purchase.  Activities begin at 7 p.m. with the movie starting at sunset.
Big Screen Saturdays at the Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center
7:50 p.m. Showtime
– January 30 – Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull
– February 6 – Rain Man
– February 13 – Saving Private Ryan

Thursday Film Series at the Williamsburg Regional Library
2 p.m. Showtime
– February 4 – Action in the North Atlantic
– February 11 – Carousel
– February 18 – Secret Life of Walter Mitty
– February 25 – How Green was My Valley
– March 3 – Spellbound
– March 10 – Three Faces of Eve
– March 17 – Zelig
– March 24 – The Story of Adele H.
– March 31 – A Double Life