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Summer FREE and Cheap Movies for Kids in Lexington and Central KY!  Check out outdoor movies, special events, and more this summer.

Free Friday Flicks

Friday Flicks at Jacobson Park offers a great evening of entertainment for all ages, including a free movie and fun activities. Bring your lawn chairs or blankets for seating. Food vendors will be on-site, or you can bring your picnic. Lexington Parks & Recreation’s Friday Flicks is sponsored by J & T’s Italian Ice, who will serve their delicious Italian ice, at the event. Other concessions will be announced soon.

For safety, pets are not permitted at this event. Pre-movie activities include children’s games, free temporary tattoos, a petting zoo, non-profits, and a preshow activity centered around that night’s movie. Activities begin at 7 p.m., and the movie starts at dark.

2024 movie schedule

June 7 – Wonka
June 14 – Trolls
June 21 – Migration
June 28 – Super Mario Brothers Movie

Farish Theatre at the Central Library

Movie Tavern Brannon Crossing

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Join us now thru August 29, to view your favorite family flicks! Grab the family and head to your nearest participating Marcus Theatres® or Movie Tavern® location!

Titles and dates are subject to change. All titles will be shown in standard 2D only, some are rated PG. In accordance with MPAA, PG titles should be investigated by parents before they let their younger children attend. Regular tickets are $3.18. Shows are Monday – Thursdays most weeks. Tickets are available for purchase online.

Kids Dream Summer 2024 Passport Details
With our Kids Dream Summer 2024 Passport, you can enjoy a ticket to different movies from the list below for $18 + tax. The passport will be valid at select Marcus Theatres and Movie Tavern locations see below for details.

  1. Each Passport includes one digital code that allows you to purchase one ticket for all of the movies on the below list.
  2. You can redeem your digital code on the Marcus Theatres website, in person, or by using the app.
Kids Dream Summer 2024 FilmsDate
“Minions The Rise of Gru”June 9, 2024 – June 13, 2024
“Sonic the Hedgehog”June 16, 2024 – June 20, 2024
“Under the Boardwalk”June 23, 2024 – June 27, 2024
“Trolls Band Together”June 30, 2024 – July 4, 2024
“The Spongebob Squarepants Movie – 20th Anniversary”July 7, 2024 – July 11, 2024
“Paw Patrol: The Mighty Movie”July 14, 2024 – July 18, 2024
“Migration”July 21, 2024 – July 25, 2024
“Jungle Bunch: Operation Meltdown”July 28, 2024 – August 1, 2024
“Shrek”August 3, 2024 – August 8, 2024
“The Lego Movie”August 10, 2024 – August 15, 2024
“Wonder Park”August 17, 2024 – August 22, 2024
“Sing 2”August 24, 2024 – August 29, 2024

Passports must be purchased online or via the app. Upon purchasing, guests will receive an email with instructions for redeeming tickets online, via the app, or in person at the box office. It should be noted that purchasing a Passport does not guarantee a seat in any showtime; guests must choose showtimes and seats and book tickets as they would normally. Guests must also utilize their passport for the films before they leave theatres, as refunds will not be provided for missed shows. 

Titles and dates are subject to change. Surcharges apply for 3D and 4DX performances. No refunds, returns or balance transfers for Passports. No refunds for previously purchased tickets. Protect your Passport number and treat it as you would cash, as Marcus Theatres is not responsible for lost or stolen voucher numbers. Passports are not redeemable for cash or credit, except as required by law. Magical Movie Rewards points are earned on the purchase of Passports when loyalty is provided during check-out. Passports may not be purchased with other prepaid items, such as gift cards.

Cinemark Movie Clubhouse  Fayette Mall & Richmond Centre

Cinemark Summer Movie Clubhouse

Summer is almost here and we’re ready to celebrate with a spectacular movie program created for kids and their parents alike! Our Summer Movie Clubhouse for kids runs for ten weeks this summer, from June 10 to August 14, with showtimes every Wednesday. (Some theaters may also have Monday and/or Thursday showtimes.) Tickets are only $1.75, with discounts for snacks during each showtime. We’ll have something for every young movie lover (and their parents).

Summer Movie Clubhouse will take place at 301 Cinemark Theatres locations across the country. When tickets go on sale on May 15, purchases can be made online or at the box office of any participating theater.

*Plus applicable taxes and fees.

  • 6/10-13:  Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem
  • 6/17-20:  Sonic the Hedgehog 2
  • 6/24-27:  Shrek
  • 7/01-04:  PAW Patrol: The Mighty Movie
  • 7/08-11:  The Lego Movie
  • 7/15-18:  Trolls Band Together
  • 7/22-25:  How to Train Your Dragon
  • 7/29-8/1: Migration
  • 8/05-08:  Hotel Transylvania
  • 8/12-15:  Paddington 2

Regal Cinemas (Hamburg)

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Be watching for more info soon!

The Kentucky Theatre


For almost three decades, The Kentucky Theatre has screened classic films every Wednesday (matinee and evening) from late May until early September. Over the years, this summer series has proved to be a perennial favorite. From film noir standards like The Third Man to classic Disney animation like Snow White and more recent classics like E.T., the SUMMER CLASSICS offer something for every film fan. Come see movies from your youth, introduce your kids and grandkids to the stars of Hollywood’s Golden Age, or discover a new personal favorite. (Some films are rated R)

Summer 2024 Lineup
Shows each Wednesday at 1:30 pm and 7:15 pm

May 29 – The Odd Couple
June 5 – Desk Set
June 12 – Auntie Mame
June 19 – Snow White
June 26 – E.T.
July 3 – The Red Shoes
July 10 – Taxi Driver
July 17 – Jurassic Park
July 24 – The Third Man
July 31 – The Jerk
August 7 – Rebecca
August 14 – To Sir, With Love
August 21 – Cinema Paradiso
August 28 – Rocky
September 4 – The Big Lebowski

Moonlight Movie Nights

Be watching for more info soon!

Malco Theatres Winchester 

Tuesdays and Wednesdays $2
Watch for 2024 info

Theatres of Georgetown



Judy Drive In – Mt. Sterling
A great way to enjoy summer fun!  Check their website for info on what is playing.

General Admission for All  Adults: $10.00  (Over 11)
General Admission for Children: $5.00  (Ages 5-11)
Under 5: Admitted FREE

The Bourbon Drive In – Paris
Check the website for info on what is playing.

As a friendly reminder, we are cash only at the box office and cash and credit cards at the concession stand. Also, be sure to come with a working radio and tune in to 88.3 FM. Thank you!

$11.00 Adults (11 and older)
$5.00 Kids (6-10)
5 years and under are free

Cash only at the box office.
Cash or Credit Card at the concession stand.

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