Movies and summer go together like butter and popcorn. There is nothing like a cool theater on a hot day, or watching a flick on a breezy summer evening. But if you find yourself a little short on cash, you might be thinking you will have to miss out on movies this summer. Never fear! Whether you are a family trying to save money or looking for an expensive date night, there are places all around Vancouver, Camas, Battle Ground and throughout Clark County where you can see a summer movie for free or just a couple bucks.
Regal Summer Movie Express – Countywide
Starting in June, all Regal cinemas throughout Clark County are participating in the Regal Summer Movie Express. These $1 movies happen all summer long, and a portion of the proceeds benefit The Will Rogers Institute. Movies are on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, starting at 10:00 a.m., though it’s best to check your local theatre for dates and start times.
Summer Movie Series – City of Vancouver Parks
Friday Night Movies in the Park are a free way you can and your family or special someone can snuggle up under the stars and watch one of the blockbusters from this past year. Vendors will be around for snacks and non-alcoholic beverages or bring your own. Movies start at dusk.
July 6: Star Wars: The Last Jedi — Fort Vancouver National Historic Site
July 13: The LEGO Ninjago Movie — Fisher Basin Park
July 20: Transformers: The Last Knight — Fruit Valley Park
July 27: Wonder Woman — Columbia Tech Center Park
August 3: Coco — Evergreen Park
August 10: Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle — Marshall Park
Free Summer Movies at the Library – Camas
The Camas Public Library will have free movie showings starting June 28 and continuing all summer long. Movies screen every Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. and they even provide the popcorn for free too! Visit the Camas Public Library website for information on movies.
Movies in the Park – Camas
The City of Camas will also have free movies in Crown Park this summer. These movies are all family-friendly, with the highest rating being PG. Special pre-movie entertainment will take place one hour prior to showtime
August 3, 8:45 p.m.: Zootopia
August 10, 8:30 p.m.: The Incredibles
August 17, 8:30 p.m.: A Wrinkle in Time
August 24, 8:15 p.m.: Despicable Me 3
August 31, 8:00 p.m.: Coco
Movies in the Park – Brush Prairie
Alderbrook Park in Brush Prairie is hosting free movies in the park with more big titles, many family-friendly, starting on July 11. Movies start at dusk. Food, snacks and beverages are available to purchase.
July 11: Wonder
July 18: Coco
July 25: Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle
August 1: The Incredibles
August 8: Thor Ragnarok
August 15: Cars 3
August 22: Star Wars: The Last Jedi
Rusty Grape: Movies on the Lawn – Battle Ground
A perfect setting for a summer movie date night, the Rusty Grape Vineyard in Battle Ground is having summer movies certain Friday nights starting in July. Go early and enjoy their outdoor tasting bar before the show begins.
July 6: Independence Day
July 13: La La Land
July 27: Don’t Tell Mom the Babysitters Dead
August 3: Jumanji
August 10: Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion
August 17: Jaws
August 24: The Burbs
August 31: The Sixth Sense
September 7: Men in Black
September 14: Titanic
Regal Vancouver Plaza 10 – Vancouver
If you want to see newer movies without paying top-dollar, check out Regal Vancouver Plaza. Their ticket prices, including non-matinee, are under $5. That’s like early 2000s pricing! And their movie selection is fairly current.