Summertime is synonymous with movie time. Some of the biggest blockbusters make their way to the silver screen each summer. And on the Emerald Coast, there are several ways you can make the most of movie night with these free movies.

Live Theater in Seaside

Every Monday night, The Seaside Rep brings Pinocchio to the stage. Bring the kids, the dogs, and a blanket to gather on the green. Feel like a kid again as the area’s best actors bring this classic tale to life.

The play accelerates the story’s plot-line, and follows Pinocchio on his journey to save his father Gepetto and become a real boy. This event is free for everyone.

Cocktails & Classics in Rosemary Beach

Every Saturday night at 7 p.m., The Havana Beach Rooftop Lounge in Panama City Beach hosts Cocktails & Classics. Enjoy a classic film selection, paired with menu items and specialty cocktails to celebrate the film. Entry is free and menu rates apply.

Baytowne Sunday Cinema in Destin

Every Sunday night at 8 p.m., Baytowne hosts a family movie at the events plaza. Past flicks have included Frozen and The BFG. Bring your lawn chairs, blanket, and picnic basket to camp out for free family flicks.

Camp Helen State Park: Movies & More in Panama City Beach

From June 14-July 26, every other Wednesday night enjoy a campfire cookout followed by a movie at Camp Helen. At 5:30 p.m., arrive for a brief welcome from park rangers, then enjoy hot dogs and s’mores cooked over the campfire. A free family friendly movie finishes off the evening in the recreation hall.

June 14: Nim’s Island

June 28: The Dolphin: Story of a Dreamer

July 12: Firehouse Dog

July 26: Antz

After you make the rounds for free movies, check out our Gulf Coast Events guide. Here, you’ll find even more things to do on your vacation to Northwest Florida or Coastal Alabama.