Tomorrow, June 27, Rave Motion Pictures in Ridgmar Mall will hold a free screening of the new movie People Like Us, starring Chris Pine and Elizabeth Banks. The movie begins at 7 p.m. To attend the screening, simply bring a copy of this invitation with you. The pass is good for two people. Seating is first-come, first-served and a limited number of seats are available, so arrive promptly to make sure you get in.Subscribe to FW on the Cheap by e-mail and become a fan on Facebook.
This Saturday (May 26) is the year’s last installment of Prairie Fest, a free event from 4-8 p.m. that includes plenty of fun, family-friendly activities. There will be live entertainment, discovery hikes for kids and adults, wildflower walking tours, and more. But there will also be a bonus event that evening: At 8:45 p.m., the Citizen Theater will hold a free screening of The General, a 1926 silent film starring Buster Keaton. The 78-minute silent film, with a musical soundtrack, will be presented on a 12′ x 9′ outdoor screen powered by the sun.
Prairie Fest is held at the Tandy Hills Natural Area, 3400 View St in Fort Worth. Find a map here.Subscribe to FW on the Cheap by e-mail and become a fan on Facebook.
Summer is almost here – and local theater chains are getting into the spirit by re-launching their cheap or free summer kids’ movie series. You can take your bored-at-home kids to the theater, relax (in the air conditioning) and see a movie for a fraction of normal price. Here’s who’s participating this year -
Rave Motion Pictures – they have a Free Family Film Festival; all shows start at 10 a.m., admission is free! First show is June 4 at the Fort Worth and Hurst locations.
Cinemark – their Summer Movie Clubhouse program offers 10 shows for $5 (if purchased in advance) or $1 per show if purchased at the box office. Participating theaters in Mansfield, Frisco, Dallas, Plano and Allen; days and times vary, but they’re always on weekdays and usually in the morning. Mansfield’s movies start May 23!
Regal – Summer Movie Express offers movie admission for just $1! The only theater participating in DFW is the Fossil Creek 11 in Fort Worth. Movies start on June 5.
Studio Movie Grill – their Children’s Summer Series gets your kids admission for just $1; adults are $2. Starts June 5.
Premiere Cinemas – On Wacky Wednesdays, movies are just $1! Shows start at 10 a.m. First show is June 13. Location in Burleson.Subscribe to FW on the Cheap by e-mail and become a fan on Facebook.
On Saturday, March 24, the Amon Carter Museum of American Art will hold a Wild West Double Feature Film Screening beginning at 10 a.m. From 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., they’ll show the family-friendly film Rango, followed by The Good, The Bad and the Ugly at 1 p.m. In between the films, refreshments will be served. This is a free event but reservations are required. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 817-989-5030 to register.Subscribe to FW on the Cheap by e-mail and become a fan on Facebook.
The Omni Theatre at the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History is holding a free screening of the movie “The Human Body” on Wednesday, Nov. 2, at 6:30 p.m. This is a test screening – admission is free, but you will be asked to complete a short survey at the end of the movie. To attend the screening, you must reserve seats in advance. You can do that by emailing email@example.com with your name, email address and the number of tickets you require. You can reserve up to 4 tickets. Look out for a reply email to confirm that you are on the list. Hurry – this is sure to be popular!
The Omni is at 1600 Gendy St. in Fort Worth.Subscribe to FW on the Cheap by e-mail and become a fan on Facebook.
Bring the kids to North Elementary in White Settlement today (Sept. 23) at 7:50 p.m. for a free outdoor screening of the movie Gnomeo and Juliet. Popcorn, candy and drinks will be available for purchase. Bring lawn chairs or blankets to sit on!
North Elementary is at 9850 Legacy Drive.Subscribe to FW on the Cheap by e-mail and become a fan on Facebook.
Come by the Amon Carter Museum of American Art on Thursday, June 23, at 6 p.m. for a free screening of the movie An American in Paris, starring Gene Kelly. Seating for the movie is limited, so call 817-989-5030 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve your spot.
The museum is at 3501 Camp Bowie Blvd. in Fort Worth.Subscribe to FW on the Cheap by e-mail and become a fan on Facebook.
The Alamo Drafthouse is holding a Rolling Roadshow this summer, touring around Texas and showing films that are reminiscent of the state. Tomorrow (June 17), they’ll be at the Fort Worth Stockyards, hosting a free showing of the movie Red River, with John Wayne and Montgomery Clift. The movie begins at 8 p.m., but get there early – seats are first-come, first-served. Plus, there will be entertainment from Legends of Texas, Ft. Worth’s award winning gunfighters and historical reinactors. Bring lawn chairs and blankets.
If you’d like, you can RSVP for the showing on Facebook, though doing so doesn’t guarantee you a seat.Subscribe to FW on the Cheap by e-mail and become a fan on Facebook.
On Thursday, June 2, you can come to Sundance Square in Fort Worth to see a free screening of the 1981 classic Raiders of the Lost Ark. It will be shown on a giant screen in the Chisholm Trail parking lot, at the corner of 4th and Main streets. Everyone is encouraged to bring blankets or chairs for seating. Folding chairs will also be available for a $2 rental fee. Kids of all ages will want to arrive early (8 p.m.) and have their own action-packed adventure – climbing a rock wall!
A Sundance Square “snack bar”area will be open featuring your favorite cold beverages, popcorn, and sweets. “To-go” food items from Sundance Square restaurants may be brought onto the lot, but outside food, drinks and coolers are prohibited. No pets are allowed.
Don’t miss these other upcoming free movies:
June 9 Julie & Julia
June 16 Despicable Me
June 23 The Bucket List
June 30 Seabiscuit
Today only (May 16), you can get a free one-night DVD rental at Blockbuster Express when you use the code MONDAYFUN at checkout. This deal is only available today, May 16. You can even use your code to reserve online, guaranteeing that your DVD will be in the kiosk when you go to pick it up.Subscribe to FW on the Cheap by e-mail and become a fan on Facebook.