“Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” — starring Kevin Hart (from left), Dwayne Johnson, Karen Gillan and Jack Black — is a popular film at this year’s outdoor movie series. CONTRIBUTED BY FRANK MASI / SONY PICTURES
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2018 guide to free outdoor movies in metro Atlanta

Summer means it is time for free movies in the park. With so many different events in the metro area, you can choose everything from classic films to the latest blockbuster releases.

Listed here are just some of the free outdoor movie events happening in the area that have released their dates and lineups. Some cities may be offering events but are not listed as details are still to be determined.

The screenings generally begin at dusk (between 8-9 p.m.), though some festivities may get started as early as 5 p.m. with some pre-movie activities such as musical performances, family fun and food trucks.

Some locations allow you to bring a picnic, but check each event before you attend for restrictions on food, alcohol, containers and weather cancellations. All dates are subject to change.

Movies in Central Park is a free outdoor movie series at Atlantic Station. CONTRIBUTED BY ATLANTIC STATION
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Atlantic Station Movies in Central Park

Central Park, 1380 Atlantic Drive NW, Atlanta. atlanticstation.com/movies-in-central-park.

May 31: “My Big Fat Greek Wedding”

June 7: “Pirates of the Caribbean — The Curse of the Black Pearl”

June 14: “Mean Girls”

June 21: “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory”

June 28: “Happy Feet”

July 5: “I Am Legend”

July 12: “Hancock”

July 19: Movie Fan’s Pick

“Star Wars: The Last Jedi,” with Daisy Ridley as Rey, will be shown at free outdoor movie series around metro Atlanta. CONTRIBUTED BY LUCASFILM LTD.
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B98.5: B at the Movies

Various locations, b985.com/batthemovies.

May 26: “Coco”

Riverside Park, 575 Riverside Road, Roswell

June 2: “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle”

Suwanee Town Center Park, 330 Town Center Ave., Suwanee

June 16 : “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle”

Taylor Farm Park, 1380 Pine Valley Road, Powder Springs

June 23: “The Greatest Showman”

Rhodes Jordan Park, 100 E. Crogan St., Lawrenceville

July 21: “Star Wars: The Last Jedi”

Suwanee Town Center Park, 330 Town Center Ave., Suwanee

July 28: “Star Wars: The Last Jedi”

Pernoshal Park, 4575 N. Shallowford Road, Dunwoody

Aug. 4: “Coco”

Veterans Park, 240 Constitution Blvd., Dallas

Aug. 11: “The Greatest Showman”

Riverside Park, 575 Riverside Road, Roswell

Braselton Movie Under the Stars on the Green

126 Harrison St., Braselton. events.exploregwinnett.org.

June 16: “Peter Rabbit”

July 14: “Star Wars: The Last Jedi”

Aug. 18: “Sherlock Gnomes”

Sept. 15: “A Wrinkle in Time”

Town Brookhaven

4340 Peachtree Road NE, Brookhaven. townbrookhaven.net/events-brookhaven.

June 7: “Ferdinand”

June 14: “Paddington 2”

June 21: “E.T.”

June 28: “Clueless”

July 5: No movie

July 12: “Back to the Future”

July 19: “Grease”

July 26: “Coco”

Outdoor movies are back at the Mall of Georgia. CONTRIBUTED BY SIMON — MALL OF GEORGIA
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Buford: Mall of Georgia

3333 Buford Drive, Buford. www.simon.com/mall/mall-of-georgia.

May 26: “The Lego Ninjago Movie”

June 2: “Black Panther”

June 9: “Paddington 2”

June 16: “Justice League”

June 23: “Wonder”

July 14: “Star Wars: The Last Jedi”

July 21: “Coco”

July 28: “Cars 3”

Candler Park Flick-Nic

585 Candler Park Drive NE, Atlanta. friendsofcandlerpark.org.

Aug. 4: “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle”

Aug. 18: “Black Panther”

Sept. 8: “Coco”

Canton: Northside Hospital’s Movies in the Park

Brown Park, 251 E. Marietta St., Canton. Facebook: Movies in the Park — Canton.

May 26: “Coco”

June 23: “Peter Rabbit”

July 28: “Ferdinand”

Aug. 25: “Sherlock Gnomes”

Cumming: Northside Hospital’s Movies in the Park

The Chill Hill at Vickery Village, 5860 S. Vickery St., Cumming. Facebook: Movies in the Park — Cumming.

May 29: “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle”

June 12: “Peter Rabbit”

June 26: “The Greatest Showman”

July 10: “Paddington 2”

July 24: “Ferdinand”

Doraville Movies Under the Stars

Honeysuckle Park, 3037 Pleasant Valley Drive, Doraville. doravillega.us.

June 29: “Despicable Me 3”

July 27: “Paddington 2”

Aug. 31: “Black Panther”

Duluth Flicks on the Bricks

Duluth Town Green, 3142 Hill St. NW, Duluth. duluthga.net.

June 1: “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle”

July 6: “Peter Rabbit”

Aug. 3: “Coco”

Sept. 7: “Black Panther”

Kennesaw Outdoor Movie Series

Swift Cantrell Park, 3140 Old U.S. Highway 41, Kennesaw. kennesaw.com/outdoor-movie-series.

June 2: “Moana”

Oct. 13: “Star Wars: The Last Jedi”

KISS at the Movies: Kiss 104.1

Various locations, events.kiss104fm.com.

June 1: “Black Panther”

Amphitheatre at Riverdale Town Center, 7210 Church St., Riverdale

June 23: “Justice League”

Ronald Bridges Park 5285 Lakeside Drive, Union City

July 14: “Coco”

Stockbridge City Hall, 4640 N. Henry Blvd., Stockbridge

Aug. 18: “Spider-Man: Homecoming”

Lithonia Park 2501 Park Drive, Lithonia

Lawrenceville Movies on the Lawn

Lawrenceville Lawn, 147 Luckie St., Lawrenceville. events.exploregwinnett.org.

June 8: “Paddington 2”

July 13: “Twister”

Woodstock: Northside Hospital’s Movies in the Park

Northside Hospital-Cherokee Amphitheater, 101 Arnold Mill Road, Woodstock. Facebook: Movies in the Park — Woodstock.

June 16: “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle”

July 21: “Star Wars: The Last Jedi”

Aug. 18: “Sherlock Gnomes”

Sept. 15: TBD

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