Southeast Portland

Watch free flicks and listen to free tunes all summer long

Watch free flicks and listen to free tunes all summer long
Photo courtesy jasonbain on Flickr (Creative Commons).

PORTLAND, Ore. - Is your summertime budget tight?

Not to worry - there will be plenty of entertainment in the coming months at your local parks - we're talking FREE movies and concerts all summer long. We've put together a list of the coming attractions.

So get those lawn chairs, coolers and picnic baskets ready! Just make sure to check ahead of time before you go - some events may change or be canceled as the summer progresses.


Battle Ground - Movies in the Park at Battle Ground Village

  • July 19 - Red Dawn (2012)
  • July 26 - Despicable Me
  • August 2 - Ghostbusters
  • August 9 - Brave
  • August 16 - The Hobbit
  • August 23 - Rise of the Guardians
  • August 30 - *Viewers Choice

Beaverton - Flicks by the Fountain

  • August 2 - The Lorax
  • August 9 - Oz the Great and Powerful
  • August 16 - Hulk
  • August 23 - Freaky Friday

Camas - Concerts and Movies in the Park at Crown Park

  • July 17 - 133rd Army Band 'Full Metal Racket' (rock)
  • July 24 - The Rockaroos (cool kids' music)
  • July 31 - David Cooley Band (classic rock and jazz)
  • August 2 - Hotel Transylvania (movie)
  • August 7 - Conjunto Alegre (Latin)
  • August 9 - Back to the Future (movie)
  • August 14 - Kevin Selfe and the Tornadoes (blues)
  • August 16 - ET the Extraterrestrial (movie)
  • August 23 - Rango (movie)
  • August 30 - Madagascar (movie)

Clackamas - Movies in the Park

  • June 14 - The Odd Life of Timothy Green at Milwaukie Covenant Church
  • July 5 - The Karate Kid (2010) at Happy Valley Park
  • July 19 - Wreck It Ralph at Village Green Park
  • July 26 - Brave at Risley Park
  • August 2 - The Avengers at Village Green Park
  • August 9 - Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone at Milwaukie Covenant Church

Gresham - Pictures in the Park

  • *Canceled this year

Lake Oswego - Movies in the Park

  • July 25 - Wreck It Ralph
  • August 1 - Zookeeper
  • August 8 - Hotel Transylvania
  • August 15 - Miracle

Milwaukie - Lunchtime Concerts at Scott Park

  • July 3 - Franco Paletta & The Stingers (blues)
  • July 10 - Marydith Grant & Jon Haverly (blues/jazz standards)
  • July 17 - Kevin Selfe & The Tornados (high energy blues)
  • July 24 - Twisted Pick (folk and country)
  • July 31 - Kinzel & Hyde (Celtic and folk with a heart)
  • August 7 - Sky in the Road (Celtic and folks, authentic and original)
  • August 14 - Kenny Lavitz Duo (blues and folk)
  • August 21 - Robbie Laws Trio (local guitar master)
  • August 28 - Marion Carboni Duo (keyboard and drums - honky tonk)

Oregon City - Summer Movies in the Park

  • August 2 - Despicable Me
  • August 9 - Goonies
  • August 16 - Rise of the Guardians
  • August 23 - Hotel Transylvania

Portland - Summer Free for All (movies & concerts)

  • June 27 - Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted (movie) at Peninsula Park
  • July 5 - Under the Same Moon (Spanish language movie with English subtitles) at Argay Park
  • July 6 - The Goonies (movie) at Woodlawn Park
  • July 8 - Nikki Hill (rootsy rock 'n roll) at Sellwood Riverfront Park
  • July 9 - LoCura (rebel-spirited bay area Latin) at Mt. Tabor Park
  • July 10 - Devin Phillips (New Orleans sax sensation) at Dawson Park
  • July 10 - Hotel Transylvania (movie) at St. Johns Park
  • July 10 - Lisa Mann and her Really Good Band (blues) at Willamette Park
  • July 11 - Ashleigh Flynn (foot-stompin' original Americana) at Wallace Park
  • July 11 - Melao de Cuba (vibrant, traditional Cuban) at Glenhaven Park
  • July 11 - The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (movie) at Oregon Park
  • July 12 - Tony Starlight (comedic 70s gold) at Fernhill Park
  • July 12 - Escape from Planet Earth (movie) at King School Park
  • July 13 - ParaNorman (movie) at Wilshire Park
  • July 14 - Ocean 503 (reggae, R&B, funk & soul) at McCoy Park
  • July 14 - Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted (movie) at Argay Park
  • July 15 - The James Low Western Front (dusty, original folk pop) at Sellwood Riverfront Park
  • July 16 - Sassparilla (raucous dust-bowl blues) at Mt. Tabor Park
  • July 17 - Curtis Salgado (blues) at Dawson Park
  • July 17 - The Buckles (Western honky-tonk meets the Beatles) at Willamette Park
  • July 18 - 7th Seal (groovin' reggae and ska) at Glenhaven Park
  • July 18 - Back to the Future (movie) at DeWitt Park
  • July 18 - The Stolen Sweets ('30s swing jazz confection) at Wallace Park
  • July 19 - Brave (movie) at Dickinson Park
  • July 19 - Andy Stokes (old school rhythm and blues) at Fernhill Park
  • July 20 - Life of Pi (movie) at Irving Park
  • July 21 - Ratatouille (movie) at Unthank Park
  • July 21 - The African Showboyz (Ghanaian percussion and dance) at McCoy Park
  • July 22 - Brownish Black (vintage, basement R&B and soul) at Sellwood Riverfront Park
  • July 23 - Nancy King (Portland's legendary jazz chanteuse) at Mt. Tabor Park
  • July 24 - Atomic Gumbo (Louisiana roots music) at Dawson Park
  • July 24 - Reggie Houston (New Orleans jazz sax legend) at Willamette Park
  • July 25 - 3 Leg Torso (cinematic virtuosic chamber) at Wallace Park
  • July 25 - Geno Michaels and Soul City (neo-soul, R&B, funk) at Glenhaven Park
  • July 25 - Brave (Movie) at Hazeltine Park
  • July 26 - Boy and Bean (warm jazz-era harmony) at Fernhill Park
  • July 26 - Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (movie, 1971) at Gateway Park
  • July 27 - The Lion King (movie) at Arbor Lodge Park
  • July 27 - Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit (movie) at Concordia University
  • July 28 - Jack the Giant Slayer (movie subtitled in Spanish) at Lents Park
  • July 29 - The Machete Men (driving 'rock en espanol') at Sellwood Riverfront Park
  • July 30 - Dr. Theopolis (wacky funk and hip-hop) at Mt. Tabor Park
  • July 31 - LaRhonda Steele Band (blues and funk diva) at Dawson Park
  • July 31 - The Strange Tones (volcanic, psychobilly blues) at Willamette Park
  • August 1 - The Amazing Spider-Man (movie) at Brooklyn Park
  • August 1-10 - Washington Park Summer Festival at Washington Park
  • August 2 - Toque Libre (passionate acoustic Latin) at Fernhill Park
  • August 2 - Mary Poppins (movie) at Laurelhurst Park
  • August 3 - The Pirates! Band of Misfits (movie) at Earl Boyles Park
  • August 5 - Lloyd Jones (swingin' rhythm & blues) at Sellwood Riverfront Park
  • August 6 - Chervona (Eastern-euro carnival insanity) at Fernhill Park
  • August 6 - Diny y Bamba Su Pilon D'Azucar (incendiary Havana salsa) at McCoy Park
  • August 7 - Jujuba (danceable Nigerian afrobeat) at Ventura Park
  • August 7 - The Croods (movie) at Glenfair Park
  • August 8 - Mo Phillips (indie kids' rock) at Couch Park
  • August 9 - Aaron Meyer (concert rock violinist) at Lovejoy Fountain Park
  • August 11 - Bon Ton Roulet (uproarious Cajun and Zydeco) at Elizabeth Caruthers Park
  • August 13 - Soul Vaccination (horn-driven funky dance music) at Kenton Park
  • August 14 - Midnight Honey (harmonious sister soul) at Ventura Park
  • August 15 - The Chancers (rollicking Irish pub tunes) at Couch Park
  • August 15 - The Midnight Serenaders (prohibition-era swing jazz) at Berrydale Park
  • August 16 - Conjunto Alegre (salsa, cumbia, bachata and more) at Lovejoy Fountain Park
  • August 18 - Luke Winslow King & Esther Rose (washboard pickin' blues) at Elizabeth Caruthers Park
  • August 20 - The My Oh Mys (moody alternative indie pop) at Kenton Park
  • August 21 - Contigo (Afro-Latino world music) at Parklane Park
  • August 22 - Casey Neill and the Norway Rats (lyrical indie rock) at Berrydale Park
  • August 27 - Dirty Martini Trio (harmonious pop siren trio) at Kenton Park
  • August 28 - Will West and the Friendly Strangers (tuneful Americana) at Parklane Park

Salem - Movies in the Park at Riverfront Park

  • July 6 - Jaws
  • July 13 - Grease
  • July 20 - The Lion King
  • August 3 - The Princess Bride
  • August 10 - Despicable Me

Sherwood - Music on the Green at Stella Olsen Park

  • July 10 - One Brick Shy (variety)
  • July 17 - Jacob Merlin Band (R&B/soul/funk)
  • July 24 - Michael Allen Harrison (classical contemporary jazz)
  • July 31 - Cloverdayle (country)
  • August 7 - Hit Machine (70s and 80s classic rock hits)
  • August 14 - Aquiles Montas Latin Orchestra (Latin/salsa)
  • August 21 - Woody Hite Band (big band)

Tualatin - Concerts & Theaters in the Park

  • July 6 - Cloverdayle (Portland-based country music duo) at Garden Home Park
  • July 11 - Hit Machine (Portland party band) at Center Street Park
  • July 14 - '100 Years of Broadway' (Beaverton Civic Theater production) at Evelyn M. Schiffler Memorial Park Theater
  • July 18 - Deep Blue Soul Revue (Soul sounds of the 60s and 70s) at Arnold Park
  • August 1 - Hapa (acoustic duo that blends Polynesian tradition with pop) at Greenway Park
  • August 10 - Groovin' on the Grass Concert with Quarterflash (80s chart toppers) and Stone in Love (Journey tribute band) at the Howard M. Terpenning Complex
  • August 15 - Curtis Salgado (mix of blues, funk and R&B) at Raleigh Park
  • August 22 - Patrick Lamb Band (mix of funk, soul, R&B and jazz) at Cedar Mill Park

Vancouver - Friday Night Movies in the Park

  • July 12 - The Adventures of Tin Tin at Esther Short Park
  • July 19 - Little Giants at Marshal Community Center Park
  • July 26 - Lorax at LeRoy Haagen Park
  • August 2 - Big Miracle at LeRoy Haagen Park
  • August 9 - Madagascar 3 at Fisher Basin Park
  • August 16 - Rear Window at Esther Short Park

Vancouver - Summer Concerts

Riverview Six to Sunset Thursday Concert Series

  • July 11 - Curtis Salgado
  • July 18 - Design
  • July 25 - Patrick Lamb
  • August 1 - Flexor - T
  • August 8 - Norman Sylvester
  • August 15 - Gentleman's Club
  • August 29 - Lost Lander

Terry Lee Attorney Wednesday Noon Concert Series

  • July 10 - Vancouver Pops Orchestra
  • July 17 - The New Iberians
  • July 24 - Supadupa Marimba Brothers
  • July 31 - Aaron Meyer
  • August 7 - Sarah Jackson-Holman
  • August 14 - Sugarcane

West Linn - Movies in the Parks

  • July 5 - Hotel Transylvania at Robinwood Park
  • July 12 - 50 First Dates at Hammerle Park
  • July 26 - The Lorax at Midhill Park
  • August 2 - The Neverending Story at Marylhurst Heights Park
  • August 9 - Thunderstruck at Willamette Park
  • August 23 - Men in Black 3 at Tanner Creek Park

Wilsonville - Movies in the Park at Memorial Park

  • July 12 - Madagascar 3
  • July 26 - Wreck-It Ralph
  • August 2 - Here Comes the Boom
  • August 16 - The Pirates!