Outdoor movie events in San Antonio

Catch a flick this summer


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Summer is right around the corner and nothing screams “summer” like hitting the town for a bit of nighttime cinema under the stars, stretched out on a freshly cut lawn, or kicking back in the bed of a truck.

Lucky for you, local business Slab Cinema hosts film screenings all over the Alamo City.

Whether you’re looking for a romantic date night activity — like a scene out of your favorite rom-com — or just want to hang out with friends, we’ve got you covered with a breakdown of its free summer movie series that will have you feeling like the star in your own motion picture.

🎬 Pickrell Park
Enjoy a free movie night at Pickrell Park in Schertz (703 Oak St.). The film starts at 8:30p.m.

Fri., May 5 | Selena

🎬 Bulverde Community Park
Catch this free film at the Bulverde Community Park (30360 Cougar Bend). The movie starts at 8:30p.m.

Fri., May 12 | Wall-E

🎬 Golden Age of Mexican Cinema Series
For the month of May beginning at 8:00p.m. Slab Cinema will host free movies on Monday’s at the Main Plaza (115 N. Main Ave.)

Mon., May 8 | Maria Candelaria

Mon., May 15 | Los Olvidados

Mon., May 22 | Aventurera

Mon., May 29 | La Cucaracha

🎬 Mission Marquee Plaza
BYOB — bring your own blanket or lawn chair and watch free films this season at Mission Marquee Plaza (3100 Roosevelt Ave.) On site food trucks will be available for extra purchases. Movies start at 8:30p.m.

Sat., May 6 | Lion King

Thur., May 18 | Grease

Sat., May 20 | Black Panther: Wakanda Forever

Can’t make it out to these screenings in May? Slab Cinema will be playing movies all summer long. See the full list of screenings.

Pro Tip: if you want to bring the cinema party to you, you can rent a massive inflatable screen for your next big celebration.

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