Every summer, a handful of theaters around the Lehigh Valley offer free or discounted summer movie series for children and parents. What better way to catch a flick, beat the heat AND save some dollars?
Here are two nearby theaters offering free or low-cost summer programs:
The Promenade Shops at Saucon Valley
2845 Center Valley Parkway
Center Valley, PA 18034
Every Tuesday and Wednesday at 10 a.m. beginning June 21 the Rave offers FREE screenings. The final showing is on August 10.
Doors open at 9:30 a.m. Movies start at 10 a.m. Get there early to make sure to get a good seat – these showings fill up FAST!
All movies are rated G or PG. Movie goers receive $1 off Rave Meal Deals.
June 21 and 22: Megamind
June 28 and 29: Yogi Bear
July 5 and 6: Diary of a Wimpy Kid
July 12 and 13: Live Large
July 19 and 20: Ramona and Beezus
July 26 and 27: The Lightening Thief
August 2 and 3: Narnia
August 9 and 10: Gulliver’s Travels
1700 Catasauqua Rd.
According to a representative at the theater, Carmike’s Summer Kids’ Series starts on June 23 and runs every Thursday through August 25.
Each show begins at 10 a.m. on Thursdays, but as with the Rave it’s best to get there a little early to assure a good seat. The cost is $1 per person.
A $4 “Kids’ Pack” (popcorn, small drink and small fruit snack) is also offered as a special during these showings.
June 23: Hotel for Dogs
June 30: How to Train Your Dragon
July 7: Kung Fu Panda
July 14: Madagascar
July 21: Madagascar 2
July 28: Megamind
August 4: Montsers vs. Aliens
August 11: Shrek
August 18: Shrek 2
August 25: The Last Airbender
Please note: AMC and Regal Cinemas no longer offer discounted $1 movies as they have during previous summers. According to a representative at each theater, they had low turnout in past years, and came to the decision to eliminate the program in our area.