Every summer in Portland Oregon, Portland Parks and Recreation by the City of Portland offer free movie and live music concerts with local music bands. This is a very friendly event and kids would love it.
The list of movies in 2019 summer is listed here: https://www.portlandoregon.gov/parks/69554
Some movies listed here have different languages as audio and English as subtitles, so you would want to double-check if you are interested.
This post is sharing experience on Friday, July 5th 2019 with Fantastic Beasts for the movie and the Old Yellers for the music.
Where Is the Parking?
Street Parking is free in the neighborhood.
Google Map: https://goo.gl/maps/ZVjR1zPNjZQUXNt89
Who offer the free movies?
Portland Parks & Recreation by City of Portland. This event was well managed and trash cans and toilets were there. Here is the list of coming up events for the movies in the park.
What shall we do before the movie start?
The movie starts after dusk (it started around 9:30pm). Free concert starts around 6:30pm.
kids playground, basketball courts and baseball field are there.
Food and Drink?
Free popcorn and food carts are available. Everybody is welcome to bring any outside food.
How was the movie?
The movie was Fantastic Beasts: Crimes Of Grindelwald from 2018. The movie was a little more than 2 hours (2 hr and 13 min). This is the second movie of the “Fantastic Beasts” series. The content is about what happened before Harry Potter. Young Dumbledore was in the movie.
They played the DVD version. The movie started after 9:30 and finished around 11:30. It got very cold. Extra blankets would help.
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