Shows & Entertainment

2018 free and cheap summer movies in Myrtle Beach

By MyrtleBeach.com
July 26, 2018

Summer blockbusters are great, but if you’re looking to catch a show on the cheap, check out these free or low-cost family movie options this summer around the Myrtle Beach area. Choose from kids movies shown weekday mornings at several theaters around town, or watch a movie under the stars on several outdoor screens this summer.

Free, Cheap Summer Kids Movies

Grand 14, 4002 Deville Street at The Market Common, Myrtle Beach
Catch a family flick for free at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings throughout the summer at Grand 14 Cinemas at The Market Common. Popcorn and kids’ soft drinks are just $1 each. (Titles subject to change) 

  • June 12-14, The Lego Batman Movie
  • June 19-21, Ferdinand
  • June 26-28, Boss Baby
  • July 3-5, Captain Underpants
  • July 10-12, Smurfs: The Lost Village
  • July 17-19, Emoji Movie
  • July 24-26, The Lego Ninjago Movie
  • July 31-Aug. 2, Despicable Me 3
  • Aug. 7-9, Paddington 2
  • Aug. 14-16, Peter Rabbit

AMC Classic Broadway 16, Broadway at the Beach | AMC Classic Myrtle Beach 12, 10177 North Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach

Both area AMC Classic locations (Broadway at the Beach and Myrtle Beach Mall near Briarcliffe Acres) offer Summer Movie Camp. Family-friendly titles are available for just $4/ticket at 10 a.m. every Wednesday. Ticket includes a kidspack snack/drink combo. 

  • June 13, Paddington 2
  • June 20, The Lego Batman Movie
  • June 27, Ferdinand
  • July 11, Trolls
  • July 18, Despicable Me 3
  • July 25, Captain Underpants
  • Aug. 1, The Nut Job 2
  • Aug. 8, Boss Baby

Outdoor Summer Movies

Valor Park, The Market Common

Check out Movies Under the Stars on Friday nights this summer in Valor Park at The Market Common. Beer and wine will be for sale along with gourmet snacks and popcorn. Bring a chair or blanket, but please do not bring alcohol to this event. Movies start at dusk every other Wednesday.  

  • June 13, Wonder
  • June 27, Paddington 2 
  • July 11, A Dog’s Purpose
  • Aug. 8, Despicable Me 3

McLean Park, 93 Oak Drive, North Myrtle Beach
Join the fun in North Myrtle Beach at Movies @ McLean on select Friday nights through the summer and fall. Bring a chair or blanket and get cozy with concessions from the North Myrtle Beach Lions Club.

  • June 18, Despicable Me 3 (8:45 p.m.)
  • July 13, The Lion King (8:45 p.m.)
  • Aug. 10, Sherlock Gnomes (8 p.m.)
  • Sept. 14, Peter Rabbit (7:30 p.m.)
  • Oct. 12, Coco (6:45 p.m.)

Riverfront Park, 1515 Mill Pond Road, Conway
The Movies in the Park series in Conway features family-friendly movies shown on a giant 15′ by 25′ inflatable screen. Admission is free. Bring a lawn chair or blanket. Popcorn, snacks and drinks are available for sale. Shows begin at dusk.

  • May 11, Jumanji
  • June 8, Tomorrowland
  • July 13, Rascal Rebel Rabbit
  • Aug. 17, Space Jam
  • Sept. 7, Breaking Legs