7 of The Best Free & Cheap Summer Movie Offers for Kids

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Enjoy cheap movies with the kids all summer long!

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Want some inexpensive entertainment for the kids? Going to the movies can be really expensive, but fortunately, many theaters offer cheap children’s summer movies that you can all enjoy together

Check out this list of kid-friendly summer movie offers to help your crew beat the heat (and the inevitable summer boredom) without blowing your entertainment budget on one trip to the movies!

Here are the best cheap (and even free!) summer movie offers for kids in 2024:

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Stop by the Summer Movie Clubhouse at Cinemark Theaters.

From June 19 – August 10, participating Cinemark Theaters will be hosting an 8-Week Cinemark Summer Movie Clubhouse event every Wednesday. See kid-friendly movies for just $1.75 per ticket, and save on snacks, too, with $1 off kids’ snack packs and popcorn and drink combos during Summer Movie Clubhouse showtimes.

Head here for more details and showtimes, and to find a participating theater near you.

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Regal Theaters Summer Movies for Kids Just $1!

Regal Theaters has announced that during their Regal Summer Movie Express event, select movies will be just $1! These movies are offered on Tuesday and Wednesdays from June 11th to August 7th.

Plus, Regal Club Crown members can score 50% off popcorn on Tuesdays! Guests can also purchase a special $5 Snack Pack which includes a junior-sized drink, snack-sized popcorn, and fruit snacks. You can even add on Dippin’ Dots for $3 extra.

See the schedule for summer 2024! Availability may vary by location.

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Summer Movie Camp Only $3 at AMC Theaters

Starting June 24th, AMC Theaters will kick off its own deal for families with its Summer Movie Camp. This sequence of films will run through Aug. 14th and tickets will cost $3!

Visit here for movie selection.

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Catch a $2 movie at Classic Cinemas every Wednesday.

From June 5 through August 7, Classic Cinemas will show family-friendly movies for just $2 per ticket. You can get reserved seating tickets online with no convenience fee or buy tickets at the theatre. Doors open at 9 AM for entertainment and games, and the movie begins at 10 AM.

All locations will have a Wednesday morning showtime for guests with special sensory needs. Moviegoers can talk and move around with the lights turned up and the sound turned down.

Visit the Classic Cinemas site for the 2024 lineup and more details.

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Take the kids for some inexpensive Harkins Summer Movie Fun.

A season pass for the 2024 Harkins Summer Movie Fun program costs just $8. This price grants admission to eight movies during the eight-week program.

The SMF Program is exclusively for children 13 and under, but adults can purchase season passes for the same price as long as they’re accompanying a child to each movie.

Harkins Summer Movie Fun runs from June 5th through July 28th with 9:45 AM showtimes. Check the Harkins Summer Movie Fun 2024 page for all the details!

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See 10 movies for $25 at Megaplex Theatres.

Megaplex Theatres are showing one kids’ movie a week for 10 weeks and offering passes to see all 10 of the movies for just $25! Passes may be purchased online or at any participating Megaplex Theatres Box Office. Head on over to their website to see the summer movie schedule based on your location.

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Take the whole family to Phoenix Theatres for FREE movies all summer long!

This summer, Phoenix Theatres will be showing family-friendly movies for FREE at 10 AM every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday morning. Doors open at 9 AM, and all age groups are welcome. Plus, they’ll have a special Kiddie Meal available! Find a location near you.

While you’re out with the family, stop into one of these restaurants where kids can eat FREE or cheap!

About the writer:

Krystal has an associate's degree from Devry University, with over 6 years of writing experience between multiple publications in the fashion, lifestyle, beauty, and health industries.

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  1. Jennifer

    this is not current for Cinemark/Century or Regal

    • jennifer

      Okay, sorry, Century is correct

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