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It’s Outdoor Movie Season!

Summer in DC always brings lots of tourists to the city. Of course they want to see the most famous sites, but many are also looking for a taste of the local scene. For tourists seeking out local flavor in DC this summer, there is no better activity than outdoor movies. Throughout the city, and most notably on the National Mall with Screen on the Green, DC welcomes outdoor films on giant projectors on various summer evenings. Locals and visitors alike venture out with picnic baskets, blankets, chairs, and the occasional smuggled bottle of wine for a night that promises to be both low-key and unique. Check out this list of dates and venues, and plan to get there early! Outdoor films often get crowded quickly, and the farther you are from the screen, the harder the movie will be to hear.

Not sure how to get to one of the films from your hotel? Wondering how best to plan this into your trip? Let us know! We’re always here to help, so call DC Insider Tours at (202) 744-4809 or email us at