5 spots to watch a movie outdoors in Nashville, TN

NightLight615 outdoor movie series at Bicentennial Park | Photo via @nightlight615

It may be the last week of July, but summer isn’t over yet. There’s still time to catch a showing at these outdoor + drive-in movie theaters around town, so grab some friends, blankets, and snacks — and don’t forget the bug spray. 🍿

Stardust Drive-In Theatre | 310 Purple Tiger Dr., Watertown (~45 min. away) | $7+

The drive-in theater is open 7 nights for double features, rain or shine. Must purchase a permit to bring outside food + drinks.

Upcoming shows:

  • July 26-29: Space Jam + Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins or Black Widow + Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard

NightLight615 | Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park | $10+ 

This 21+ outdoor movie series features local food trucks, a DJ, craft beer + wine.

Upcoming shows:

  • Aug. 5: The Breakfast Club
  • Aug. 18: Superbad
  • Aug. 19: Clueless

Mt. Juliet Movies in the Park | Charlie Daniels Park, 1075 Charlie Daniels Pkwy, Mt. Juliet | Free

Bring your family + blankets to watch movies under the stars. Concessions are available for purchase.

Upcoming shows:

  • Aug. 6: The War With Grandpa
  • Sept. 3: Facing the Giants

Murfreesboro Movies Under the Stars | Barfield Crescent Park, 697 Veterans Pkwy., Murfreesboro | Free

Bring your own snacks + chairs to enjoy family-friendly movies.

Upcoming shows:

  • July 26: The Secret Garden

Dive-In Movies at Nashville Shores | 4001 Bell Rd., Hermitage | Free with admission 

Lounge poolside or cool off in the wave pool during a movie showing on the big screen.

Upcoming shows:

  • July 30: The Secret Life of Pets 2