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FREE or $1 Summer Family Movie Guide for the South Hills of Pittsburgh

30 Places to See Free, Unique, or Low Cost Movies in the South Hills of Pittsburgh in 2022

By Emily Papa, Publisher of Macaroni Kid South Hills May 31, 2022

Did you know that many places in Western PA, including right here in the South Hills of Pittsburgh, offer free or super low cost movies in the summer? What could POSSIBLY be better than that?! How about having all of that info in one place for easy reference?! 

While Macaroni KID South Hill's aims to cover Baldwin, Bethel Park, Brentwood, Bridgeville, Castle Shannon, Dormont, Jefferson Hills, Mt. Lebanon, Mt. Oliver, Mt. Washington, Pleasant Hills, Pittsburgh, South Park, South Side, Upper St. Clair, West Mifflin, Whitehall and the cities in between, you can find more free and cheap summer movies in the Pittsburgh West - Robinson area here and free and cheap movies in the City of Pittsburgh here. 




We suggest that you:

  • Bookmark this guide and check back often. We'll continue to add free and cheap movies as we learn of them.  
  • Click on any of the pink movie links to be taken to details about that specific movie date, and you can add it directly to your +Google or +Apple Calendar.
  • Contact each venue directly with questions about their offerings or to verify times. 
  • Share this with other parents who might be looking for some low cost fun this summer!

Check out what our communities have to offer this summer and see what movies are playing each week. AND...Don't forget to check out the Macaroni KID Calendar of Events daily and subscribe to our weekly newsletter to Find Your Family Fun® in the South Hills so you don't have to hear "I'm BORED!" all summer long!



Phoenix Theatres Entertainment: Free Summer Movie Series 2022

Phoenix Theatres Luxury 14 + PTX
1025 Washington Pike, Bridgeville, PA 15017
412.914.0998
phoenixtheatres.com






Phoenix Theatres Entertainment: Free Summer Movie Series 2022

Phoenix Big Cinemas North Versailles Stadium 18
1701 Lincoln Highway, North Versailles, PA 15137
412.824.9200
phoenixtheatres.com



AMC Summer Movie Camp

AMC Classic South Hills Village 10

AMC Classic Mount Lebanon 6

AMC Classic Waterfront 22

At this time, AMC Summer Movie Camp has not released information for 2022. We will be sure to add it as soon as we know something!

Cinemark

Cinemark Robinson Township

At this time, Cinemark Robinson Township is not a participating theater in the 2022 Summer Movie Clubhouse

Regal

Regal Morgantown

Summer movies for kids at Regal. Bring the family to the nearest Regal theatre for our 2022 Summer Movie Express series! Summer Movie Express tickets are just $2 on Tuesdays and Wednesdays featuring summer movies the whole family will enjoy. At this time, Regal Morgantown is the nearest participating theatre.

🎥 Get the Picture: Classic Movie MatineeJune 7 - Whitehall Public Library

🎥 Get the Picture: Classic Movie MatineeJune 14 - Whitehall Public Library

🎥 Crossroads Ministries Summer Movie NightJune 17

🎥 Get the Picture: Classic Movie MatineeJune 21 - Whitehall Public Library

🎥 Get the Picture: Classic Movie MatineeJune 28- Whitehall Public Library

🎥 Get the Picture: Classic Movie MatineeJuly 5 - Whitehall Public Library

🎥 Get the Picture: Classic Movie MatineeJuly 12- Whitehall Public Library

🎥 Get the Picture: Classic Movie MatineeJuly 19 - Whitehall Public Library

🎥 Get the Picture: Classic Movie MatineeJuly 26 - Whitehall Public Library

🎥 Get the Picture: Classic Movie MatineeAugust 2 - Whitehall Public Library

🎥 Get the Picture: Classic Movie MatineeAugust 9 - Whitehall Public Library

🎥 Get the Picture: Classic Movie MatineeAugust 16 - Whitehall Public Library

🎥 Get the Picture: Classic Movie MatineeAugust 23 - Whitehall Public Library

🎥 Get the Picture: Classic Movie MatineeAugust 30 - Whitehall Public Library

Popcorn and movie clapper on wood

Movie Nights at South Park - Family Fun Night at the Movies!

South Park Amphitheater
3700 Farmshow Drive
South Park Township, PA 15129

Load up the munchkins, bring your blankets or chairs and join us in South Park for family activities and fun on Saturday nights (except Friday, July 1st), starting at 8:00 pm. Once the sun sets, we’ll start the show! All movies are free!

June 4 - Bears

June 11, 2022 - Wall-E

June 18 - The Mitchells vs The Machines

June 25  - PAW Patrol: The Movie

July 1 - American Underdog

July 9 - Soul

July 16 - Luca

July 23 - Sing 2

July 30 - Encanto

August 6 - Clifford the Big Red Dog

August 13 - Footloose

Movies at the Pool @ Wilson Park Pool
Wilson Park Pool
825 Poplar Street, Greentree, PA 15220

June 17 - Free Guy

July 9 - Encanto

July 23 - ELF

August 5 - Zootopia

Movies in the Park @ Dormont Pool
Dormont Pool Parking Lot
1801 Dormont Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15216

June 10, 2022 - Paddington 2

July 15, 2022 - Movie TBD

West Mifflin Borough Movie Night @ West Mifflin Park
525 Bettis Road, Pittsburgh 15122

June 10th @ 7:30 - Spider-Man No Way Home




Movies in the Park @ Fairview Park at Dusk

Fairview Park
129 Greenwood Drive, South Fayette Township, PA 
15017

Watch a movie under the stars in Fairview Park. Bring a blanket, chairs, bug spray and snacks. 

June 17 - Raya and the Last Dragon

July 15 - Sing 2

August 12 - Encanto

September 9 - Godzilla v Kong

October 7 - Ghostbusters Afterlife




Peters Township Parks & Recreation 2022 Friday Night Flicks

700 Meredith Drive
Venetia, PA 15367

724.942.500

May 20 - Spiderman: No Way Home

June 10 - Encanto

July 15 - Christmas Vacation 

July 29 - Sing 2

August 12 - Dirty Dancing

September 9 - Raya the Last Dragon

October 14 - Hocus Pocus AND Beetlejuice

North Strabane Township Parks & Rec Movies in the Park

1929 Route 519 Field #2
Canonsburg, PA 15317
724.745.8880

June 10 at 9pm The Sandlot

July 8 at 9pm Mrs. Doubtfire

Cinema in the Park - Grandview Park


Dollar Bank Cinema in the Park

FREE Dollar Bank Cinema in the Park! Grab a blanket or lawn chair and head out for an unforgettable evening of free cinema under the stars! Dollar Bank Cinema in the Park entertains throughout the summer in various park settings. For more information, follow @PghEventsOffice on Twitter, LIKE @PghEventsOffice on Facebook or call the Special Events hotline at 412-255-2493.

WEATHER UPDATES: Inclement weather may cause cancellations. For cancellation updates, follow @PghEventsOffice on Twitter or LIKE @PghEvents Office on Facebook.

Brookline Memorial Park, Oakridge Street, Brookline

July 7
The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run (PG)
July 21
Peter Rabbit 2: TheRunaway (PG)
August 4
Rock Dog 2: Rock Around the Park (PG)
August 18
Finding Nemo (G)

Grandview Park, Bailey Avenue, Mt. Washington

July 2
The Mitchells vs the Machines (PG)
July 9
The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run (PG)
July 16
Luca (PG)
July 23
Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway (PG)
July 30
Clifford the Big Red Dog (PG)
August 6
Rock Dog 2: Rock Around the Park (PG)
August 13
American Underdog (PG)
August 20
Finding Nemo (G)
August 27
Paw Patrol: The Movie (G)


McBride Park, McBride Street, Lincoln Place

July 11  Luca (PG)

August 1  Rock Dog 2: Rock Around the Park (PG)

Riverview Park, Observatory Hill

July 2
Space Jam: A New Legacy (PG)
July 9
Won't You Be My Neighbor? (PG-13)
July 16
Spider-Man: No Way Home (PG-13)
July 23
A Quiet Place Part II (PG-13)
July 30
Cyrano (PG-13)
August 6
Snake Eyes (PG-13)
August 13
No Time to Die (PG-13)
August 20
Stand and Deliver (PG)
August 27
Belfast (PG-13)

Schenley Plaza, Forbes Avenue, Oakland

July 3
The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run (PG)
July 10
Luca (PG)
July 17
Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway (PG)
July 24
Clifford the Big Red Dog (PG)
July 31
Rock Dog 2: Rock Around the Park (PG)
August 7
American Underdog (PG)
August 14
Finding Nemo (G)
August 21
10 Things I Hate About You (PG-13)
August 28
Singin' in the Rain (G)

West End Overlook, Rue Grande Vue Street, Elliott

July 18
Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway (PG)
August 8
American Underdog (PG)


Popcorn and movie clapper on wood

Drive-In Movies at Hartwood Acres

Hartwood Acres Park
400 Middle Road
Allison Park, PA 15101

Join us this summer at Hartwood Acres Park on Wednesday evenings for our Family Fun Drive-In Movie Series! Gates open at 7:30 pm and the show will start at dusk. Gates will close when the movie starts. All movies are free and will be first-come first-served! Capacity is limited to 300 vehicles per movie. Once the parking area reaches capacity, we will announce on our Facebook Page and Allegheny Alerts.

June 8 - Wall-E

June 15 - The Mitchells vs The Machines

June 22  - PAW Patrol: The Movie

June 29 - American Underdog

July 6 - Soul

July 13 - Luca

July 20 - Sing 2

July 27 - Encanto

August 3 - Clifford the Big Red Dog

August 10 - Footloose

Dependable Drive In

549 Moon Clinton Road, Moon Township 15108

Dependable Drive in is a large 4 screen theater that offers a double feature on every screen via state of the art HD digital progection with Dolby Surround FM Radio sound. Open every night with gates opening at 7pm Friday & Saturday and 7:30pm Sunday through Thursday. 

$9/adult and $3 kids 5-11

Check out what's showing this week HERE

Hilltop Drive In

Highway 8 & Highway 208, Chester, WV 26034

Hilltop Drive-in is just across the PA/WV border and has a single screen that plays a double feature starting at 8:45 Wednesday through Sunday. $9.50/12 years and older, $4.50 kids 5-11, Military free with ID

Check out what's showing this week HERE.

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Do YOU know of more free or low cost movies this summer in Baldwin, Bethel Park, Brentwood, Bridgeville, Castle Shannon, Dormont, Jefferson Hills, Mt. Lebanon, Mt. Oliver, Mt. Washington, Pleasant Hills, Pittsburgh, South Park, South Side, Upper St. Clair, West Mifflin, or Whitehall ??  If so, let us know the details HERE, so we can get them added!