The City of Alexandria Presents “Movies Under the Stars”

Page archived as of July 31, 2016

The public is invited to attend Friday outdoor movies on a three-story high movie screen under the stars at City parks. Admission is free.

  • Friday, July 22, Finding Nemo
    Waterfront Park, 1A Prince St. at approximately 8:30 p.m. (dusk)

  • Friday July 29: Mrs. Doubtfire
    John Carlyle Park, 300 John Carlyle St. at approximately 8:30 p.m. (dusk)

  • Friday, August 12: The Lion King
    Ben Brenman Park, 4800 Brenman Park Dr. at approximately 8:30 p.m. (dusk)

  • Friday, August 26: Alice in Wonderland
    Market Square, 301 King St. at approximately 8 p.m. (dusk)

Concessions will be available and guests may bring blankets or low beach chairs to sit on. Coolers and outside food items are welcome. In the event of rain, the evening's film showing will be cancelled. Call the Special Events Hotline at 703.746.5592 for weather related cancellations. 

The public is encouraged to take public transit, walk or bike to the event. For DASH route and schedule information, call 703.370.DASH or visit For Metrobus schedule information, call 202.637.7000 or visit  

Bicyclists may visit for the City’s Bikeways Map, which features the City’s best on street and off-road bikeways, as well as locations of grouped bicycle parking.

For additional information, call the City’s Special Events Hotline at 703.746.5592 or visit     

The City of Alexandria is committed to compliance with the City's Human Rights Code and the Americans with Disabilities Act. To request a reasonable accommodation or to request materials in an alternative format, call Cheryl Lawrence with the Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities at 703.746.5418 (VA Relay 711) or e-mail