Free Summer Flicks in Portland

If you're wondering when going to the movies became so expensive, take solace in the fact that these local eateries and parks screen summertime flicks--for free. Check out classics, comedies, art house and family films--there really is something for every taste and practically every day of the week.

Updated: September 09, 2010

Free Movies in Portland: Monday

Pix Patisserie

2225 East Burnside Street, Portland, OR 97214

Decadent desserts and bubbly wine are the perfect accompaniment to the silent, foreign and art house-y films screened here at 8:30 every Monday.

Free Movies in Portland: Tuesday

Kenny & Zuke's Delicatessen

1038 SW Stark, Portland, OR 97205

Happy hour here includes comedies like ?Dumb & Dumber? or ?A Fish Called Wanda" every Tuesday at 6:30. Deals on beer, wine and snacks.

Free Movies in Portland: Wednesday

Tin Shed & Garden Cafe

1438 NE Alberta St, Portland, OR 97211

A mix of oldies, goodies and newbies are screened on the colorful covered patio at 8pm every week.

Free Movies in Portland: Friday

Portland Parks & Recreation

1120 SW 5TH Ave Ste 1302, Portland, OR 97204

Every summery Friday evening, a different Portland park hosts a free film screening. Times and titles vary but are always family-friendly. Bring a blanket and picnic.

Free Movies in Portland: Sunday

Press Club (The)

2621 SE Clinton St, Portland, OR 97202

Modern classics like "The Outsiders" and "American Splendor" take center stage at this quaint SE creperie. Screenings start at 9pm.