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June Outdoor Movies in Chi Town

So no, we don’t have any drive-in theaters within Chicago city limits, but that doesn’t stop us Chicagoans from getting outside to catch a flick. There are actually a whole lot of spots all over the city to choose from so we’ve compiled a list of the top spots to watch an outdoor movie in Chicago for the rest of June.

Belmont Harbor


Water? Check. Skyline views? Check. Great outdoor movies? Checkedy Check Check. Bring a blanket and/or jacket along to stave off those Lake Michigan winds, in addition to all of the other BYO needs.

Upcoming shows:

Vertigo is playing TONIGHT at 8:30 / info

Ferris Bueller’s Day Off is playing June 15 at 8:30 / info 

Rooftop Cinema Club at Double Tree


This place is so cool. The rooftop obviously has some spectacular views and the tickets include booze, food, and wireless ear buds for a truly one of a kind experience.

Upcoming shows:

The Breakfast Club is playing June 15 at 8:30 / info

High Fidelity is playing June 16 at 8:30 / info

The Blues Brothers is playing June 17 at 8:30 / info

My Best Friends Wedding is playing June 19 at 8:30 / info



These free shows are the epitome of good clean Chicago summer fun. The movies in the park series hosts at parks all over the city so check your neighborhood for shows too!

Upcoming shows:

Beetlejuice is playing June 16 at 8:30 / info

Mermaids is playing June 23 at 8:30 / info

DuSable Museum of African American History


Hyde Park in the summer is incredibly beautiful, and the museum hosts these films in their backyard

Upcoming shows:

Creed is playing June 18 at 8:30 / info 

Millenium Park

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Okay so I know these are a little overdone, but you just can’t say that a free movie with spectacular skyline views could ever get old.

Upcoming shows:

Ferris Bueller’s Day Off is playing June 21 at 6:30 / info 

Soul Food is playing June 28 at 6:30 / info 

For even more outdoor movie info, check out an extensive list of spots from Thrillist