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Movies in the parks in Jersey City

Movies In The Park – In and Around Jersey City

Are you searching for things to do this summer? Make plans now and add movies in the park in and around Jersey City to your calendar. Here’s a choice for an evening out that is affordable, frugal and free except for you packing and providing your food and drinks.

Make Wednesday night your night under the stars as three locations have movies in the park in and around Jersey City. The places for Wednesday outdoor movies are Van Vorst Park, Newport Green and Pier A Park. Continue reading the information below for details about these Wednesday movies in the park in and around Jersey City. If you’re looking for a Friday night outdoor movie in the park in and around Jersey City, you’re in luck as the Hamilton Park Neighborhood Association will be showing outdoor movies on some Fridays.

Many movies in the park in and around Jersey City have assisted listening devices and other accommodations available so everyone can enjoy a summer movie under the stars. Contact information is listed below for each movie in the park. Get in touch with them in advance to be sure your specific needs can be accommodated.

  • Tips for watching summer movies in the park – in and around Jersey City
  • Come early
  • Bring a blanket or comfortable chair
  • Picnics or snacks are welcome at most movies in the park in Jersey City and the surrounding areas. Remember alcohol is typically prohibited.

Summer Movie Nights – Hamilton Park Neighborhood Association

Hamilton Park has been showing movies in the park in Jersey City since 2013. They will be providing them again for 2019 the following dates: June 15, July 20, August 17, September 21, and October 19. Each movie in the park will begin at sundown. Keep checking the Summer Movie Nights page Hamilton Park Neighborhood Association website for more information!

The movies are at 8:30pm.

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 Films in Van Vorst: Van Vorst Park, Jersey City

Van Vorst Park is an excellent location if you are looking for movies in the parks in and around Jersey City. A team of volunteers annually utilize this beautiful outdoor space. Enjoy the movies at Van Vorst Park in Jersey City this summer. The park gets set up every other Wednesday night, and the movies will begin around 8:30 pm in June and July depending on the sunset and at 8:00 pm in August and September. The rain date for each film will be the following Wednesday.



 Visit their Watch the website for updates.

Films in Van Vorst was envisioned, in 2004, as a way to combine these elements and to generate an environment where we could meet and strengthen our sense of community while finding new and imaginative ways to utilize of our beautiful park. We were the very first outdoor film series in Jersey City.

The magnificent city of Jersey City puts together a Movies in the Park In And Around Jersey City which is hosted in numerous parks throughout the summer. Each year, movies in the parks in and around Jersey City get more exciting as the movie titles are always classics or just-released films. Each of these events is free. Visit the city website for the summer schedule and movies that are playing in each park.

Outdoor Movie Nights: Newport Green, Jersey City

Enjoy summer fun on the Newport Green. Admission is free. Make plans to attend the outdoor movie nights on June 26th, July 10th, and July 24th. Get more information and stay up to date at



Movies Under The Stars, Pier A Park, Hoboken Schedule:

You can count on great titles from Movies Under The Stars as you look for the best Movies in the parks in and around Jersey City. These weekly movies are always free.

Assisted listening devices will be available upon request. Must call 201-420-2000 ex. 5100 with three weeks notice. Subtitles will be projected on the movie screen upon request. Movies will begin between 8:00PM-8: 30 PM. 

Movies Under the Stars is presented by the City of Hoboken, Projected Images of Hudson County & The Hudson County Division of Cultural & Heritage Affairs.

Washington Park Wednesdays

Join Washington Park for their annual Movies in the Park every Wednesday, starting July 10 through August 14th (rain dates August 21 & 28). This year they will be moving the location back to the grassy lawns along Palisade Avenue while they lay new sod and grass seed in the picnic area. Movies start at sundown around 8:30 PM. Pre-movie activities start around 7:30 PM on select nights. The address of the park is 662 Palisade Avenue, Jersey City, New Jersey 07307.


Pack a picnic and enjoy a cozy evening together by attending movies in the park in and around Jersey City. It’s a fun way to spend time together with your family and loved ones as well as engaging and supporting your community.

Movies In The Park - In and Around Jersey City

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