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South County Takes the Big Screen Outside

Providence Monthly Magazine ·

After a long day at the beach, wind down by grabbing a snack and sitting back to relax at one of three hot spots this summer for outdoor movies. Head on over to Ocean House’s Movie Nights on the Beach for dinner and a show every Tuesday from 7-10pm throughout July and  August. Pick your favorite selections from their “build your own” pizza bar – as well as salad options, desserts and a cash bar – before settling into a lounge chair on the sand to watch films such as Finding Dory (August 22) and The Secret Life of Pets (August 8). 

If you aren’t free on Tuesday nights, head on over to Weekapaug Inn on Wednesdays to sit back and relax for even more movie fun on the Inn’s spacious back lawn. Enjoy films such as Beauty and the Beast (August 9) and Pete’s Dragon (August 2) on their inflatable movie screen while munching on plenty of freshly-popped popcorn. Guests are also able to order light bites such as Chips ‘N’ Dip and Street Tacos from the Lawn menu, as well as selections from the SeaRoom during the film. 

If sitting on lounge chairs or the lawn isn’t for you, bring a blanket and travel in your truck or car to the Misquamicut Beach Drive-In. This July and August will feature classic movies such as Jaws (July 6), Back to the Future (August 3) and Footloose (August 17). Gates open at 6:30pm with the show beginning at 9:00pm

Find the full summer lineups below, and check their websites for admission prices. 

Ocean House
July 11: Sing
July 18: Storks
July 25: Trolls
August 1:Home
August 8: The Secret Life of Pets
August 15: Happy Feet
August 22: Finding Dory
August 29: Ice Age 5 - Collision Course.

Weekapaug Inn
July 5: Moana
July 12: Cinderella
July 19: Maleficent
July 26: The Jungle Book
August 2: Pete’s Dragon
August 9: Beauty and the Beast
August 16: The BFG
August 23: The Good Dinosaur
August 30: Through the Looking Glass

Misquamicut Beach
July 6: Jaws
July 7: The Wedding Singer
July 13: Ghostbusters (Original)
July 14: Field Of Dreams
July 20: Dirty Dancing
July 21: The Wizard Of Oz
July 27: Beetlejuice
July 28: Caddyshack
August 3: Back To The Future
August 4: Top Gun
August 10: E.T. The Extra Terrestrial
August 11: Jaws 2
August 17: Footloose
August 18: Pretty In Pink
August 24: Indiana Jones And The Last Crusade
August 25: Pirates Of The Caribbean - On Stranger Tides
August 31: Planet Of The Apes (Original)

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