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Published May 15, 2023

Brooklyn Bridge Park is Hosting Free Movies This Summer

Movies with a View are back for summer 2023! 🍿🎥

by New York Bucket List


In case you need another reason to love summer in New York (outside of all the free concerts, street festivals, days at the pool, and Mr. Softee cones), Brooklyn Bridge Park will be hosting its annual Movies with a View series again, starting in July!

Every Thursday night, from July to August, locals and visitors gather in the park to watch a movie with the iconic Manhattan skyline as a backdrop—for free! This year's theme is “We Are Family,” and movie titles will include a mix of classics, new releases, and family-friendly films.

Here's everything you need to know about this summer's Brooklyn Bridge Park movie series.


What to Know About Movies with a View

The movie screenings take place at Harbor View Lawn in Brooklyn Bridge Park. This stunning lawn is located at Pier 1, which is easily accessible by subway or ferry. You can take the A, C, or F subway lines to York Street or the 2, 3, or R lines to Clark Street. Alternatively, you can take the East River Ferry to DUMBO or Brooklyn Bridge Park/DUMBO.

Dates and Times
Movie with a View takes place every Thursday from July to August. The park opens at 6 pm, and the movies start at sundown, which is typically around 8:30 pm. It's always a good idea to arrive early to secure a good spot!


All events are free—no reservations or tickets required!

Food & Drink
Food and drinks are available for purchase on-site through TimeOut Market, including beer and wine. Check individual event pages to see the week's offerings. You're also welcome to pack your own picnic, snacks, and drinks—just no outside alcohol or glass bottles.

There is plenty of seating available at Harbor View Lawn, but it's first come, first-served. You can bring a blanket, but chairs or umbrellas aren't permitted.

Brooklyn Bridge Park Movie Schedule
Despicable Me, E.T. the Extra TerrestrialEverything Everywhere All At OnceGoodfellasPsychoSmoke Signals, Top Gun, and a public choice vote of The Addams Family (1991), Little Women (2019), or Romeo + Juliet (1996). The exact show dates for each title will be released in early June. Make sure to check back then!

July 6: TBA
July 13: TBA
July 20: TBA
July 27: TBA
August 3: TBA
August 10: TBA
August 17: TBA
August 24: TBA


For the most up-to-date information, please visit the Brooklyn Bridge Park website.


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