You want to get out in summer, but there’s no better escape than catching a movie or a show. Get the best of both worlds with these venues.
Updated: August 2021
When: Fridays-Sundays through August 15, times vary
Where: Lubber Run Amphitheater: N. Columbus St. and 2nd St. North, Arlington
Fridays at the Fountain
When: Fridays, 5-8 p.m., June-October
Where: Crystal City Water Park: 1601 Crystal Dr., Arlington
Summer Movies at Arlington Mill
When: Saturdays, 8 p.m., through August 28
Where: 816 S. Walter Reed Dr., Arlington
When: Fridays through June 25
Where: Gateway Park: 1300 Lee Hwy., Arlington
Cinema Del Ray Outdoor Movies
When: Saturday, September 18. Event opens at 7 p.m., and the movie starts at dusk.
Where: Mount Vernon Recreation Center: 2701 Commonwealth Ave., Alexandria
Market Square Concerts
When: Dates and times vary
Where: Market Square: 301 King St., Alexandria
When: Fridays at 7:30 p.m. and Saturdays at 7 p.m., through August 28.
Where: Grist Mill Park: 4710 Mount Vernon Memorial Hwy., Alexandria and Workhouse Arts Center: 9601 Ox Rd., Lorton
When: Wednesdays, July 7 through August 25, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Lee District Park: 6601 Telegraph Rd., Alexandria
Wolf Trap Park
When: Dates and times vary
Where: Wolf Trap Park: 1635 Trap Road, Vienna
When: Thursdays, 7:30-8:30 p.m.
Where: Nottoway Park: 9537 Courthouse Road, Vienna
When: Thursdays-Sundays through October
Where: Tysons Corner Center: 1961 Chain Bridge Rd., Tysons Corner
When: Thursdays, 7 p.m.
Where: Cherry Hill Park: 312 Park Ave., Falls Church
Hunter Mill Melodies
When: Wednesdays at 10 a.m. and Thursdays at 7:30 p.m.
Where: Frying Pan Farm Park: 2709 W. Ox Rd., Herndon and 2739 W. Ox Rd., Herndon
When: July 14-August 25; Wednesdays, 7 p.m.
Where: Burke Lake Park: 7315 Ox Rd., Fairfax Station
When: Fridays, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Vienna Town Green: 144 Maple Ave. E., Vienna
When: Canceled for 2021
Where: Reston Town Center Pavilion: 11900 Market St., Reston
When: Saturdays, 7:30-8:30 p.m.
Where: Arrowbrook Centre Park: 2351 Field Point Rd., Herndon
When: Saturdays in August, 7 p.m.
Where: Trinity Center: 5860 Trinity Pkwy., Centreville
Live Local Music
When: Saturdays, 7 p.m.
Where: Orlean Market: 6855 Leeds Manor Road, Marshall
Picnic in the Park
When: Tuesdays in May and June, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Where: Hurkamp Park: Prince Edward St., Fredericksburg
When: Second Friday of the month, June through October 8, 6-8 p.m.
Where: Fredericksburg Area Museum: 907 Princess Anne St., Fredericksburg
When: Mondays, 7-8 p.m., through August 30
Where: Central Rappahannock Regional Library: 1201 Caroline St., Fredericksburg
Acoustic on the Green
When: Saturdays through August 28, 7-8:30 p.m.
Where: Leesburg’s Town Hall Green: 25 W. Market St., Leesburg
When: Mondays, 11 a.m.-noon, June through August 30
Where: Downtown One Loudoun: 44715 Brimfield Dr., Ashburn
Lovettsville Summer on the Green Movie/Concert Series
When: Saturdays, June 18-August 20
Where: Walker Pavilion: 11 Spring Farm Drive, Lovettsville
When: Fridays and Saturdays, 6-9 p.m.
Where: Village Plaza: Village Market Blvd. SE & Balch Dr. SE, Leesburg
When: Tuesdays through August 17 at sunset
Where: Alternating between Town Green (43050 Center St.) and the stage at South Riding Center (42420 Unicorn Dr.)
Tarara Summer Concert Series
When: Through September 25, 6-9:30 p.m.
Where: Tarara Winery: 13648 Tarara Ln., Leesburg
Jiffy Lube Live
When: Concert times vary
Where: 7800 Cellar Door Drive, Bristow
Summer Concert Series at Stonebridge
When: Select Fridays through September 24, 8 p.m.
Where: Stonebridge at the Potomac Town Center: 15201 Potomac Town Pl., Woodbridge
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