Northern Virginia Outdoor Movies Guide

Cinema Del Ray starts in May. The Rosslyn Outdoor Film Festival and Clarendon Screen Outdoor Film Festival start in May and June.

A great summer tradition in Alexandria and beyond: watching movies outside. Here's a round-up of what's coming in 2013 in Alexandria, Arlington and DC.


Cinema Del Ray — Now in its ninth year, local Realtor Jen Walker presents Cinema Del Ray. The movies are shown in the field next to the Mount Vernon Recreation Center, 2701 Commonwealth Ave., in Del Ray. Families can start gathering at 7 p.m. No dogs allowed. Click here to see the Cinema Del Ray 2013 schedule.


Rosslyn Outdoor Film Festival — Rosslyn’s Business Improvement District presents movies every Friday at dusk from May 17 to Aug. 30. Movies are at Gateway Park, 1300 Lee Highway, in Arlington. Click here for the schedule of Rosslyn Outdoor Film Festival movies.

Crystal Screen Outdoor Film Festival — The Crystal City Business Improvement District presents movies at sundown Mondays from June 3 – Aug. 26. Movies are shown near the Crystal City Metro. Click here for the schedule of Crystal Screen Outdoor Film Festival movies.


Screen on the Green — Screen on the Green has not released its schedule of movies for 2013 yet. For updates, go to the Screen on the Green Facebook page.

NoMa Summer Screen — The NoMa Business Improvement District presents movies at sunset every Wednesday from May 22 – Aug. 21. Follow NoMa Summer Screen on Twitter @NoMaBID or on Facebook for weather updates, surprise giveaways, weekly activities, and information on food vendor specials. Click here for the NoMa Summer Screen schedule.

Capital Riverfront Outdoor Movies — The theme for the 2013 Capital Riverfront Outdoor Movies is Marvel vs. DC Comics.  Movies are shown at New Jersey Ave SE and Tingey Street SE. The first movie is scheduled for May 30. Click here for more information and for schedule updates.

U Street Outdoor Movies - Harrison Field Under the Stars — U Street Outdoor Movies started May 8 and will continue June 19, July 17, Aug. 21 and Sept. 18. Movies are shown at Harrison Field on V Street NW between 13th and 14th streets. Go to /movies.ustreet-dc.org/ for more information and schedule updates.

Patch will add to this guide as outdoor film schedules are updated and more information becomes available.


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