Your Guide to Tampa Bay Events, Deals, & Attractions for Families.

Sign Up Today!

* indicates required

2021 Tampa Bay Guide to Free & Cheap Summer Movies for Kids & Families

This post may contain affiliate links. When you use them, you help support our site. For more information, please read our Disclosure Policy.

Spend your summer days watching some free and cheap movies with your family. While there are plenty of Tampa Bay Attractions you could visit, it’s always nice to take a break indoors from the blazing summer heat.

We have compiled a great list of movie options to choose from. Many of these Tampa area movie theatres offer multiple days during the week to catch a free or cheap movie showing.

NOTE: More movie listings will be added as they are released online. Stay updated by joining our family-friendly newsletter.


1. Regal Cinemas Theatres

Locations in Tampa, Pinellas Park, Largo and Port Richey
$1 Summer Movie Schedule at Regal Cinemas for 2021:

Regal Cinemas offer children movies on Tuesday and Wednesday. They provide you with two movie options on each of those days. The movies start at 10 a.m. and are $1 per person.

See the entire 2021 Regal Cinemas Summer Movie Schedule




2. Cinemark Lakeland Square Mall

At Cinemark Lakeland Square Mall 12, your family can watch a movie for $1.50 per ticket on Wednesdays from June 16- August 4, 2021.

See the entire 2021 Cinemark Lakeland Summer Movie Schedule 

3. Zephyrhills Cinema

6848 Gall Blvd.
Zephyrhills, Fl 33542


Dates: June 8-July 14, 2021

If you live near Zephyrhills plan on visiting Zephyrhills Cinema on Tuesdays or Wednesdays for their summer kids movies. Tickets are $1 each and they begin at 10 a.m.

See the entire 2021 Zephyrhills Summer Kids Movie Schedule



4. Studio Movie Grill

Seminole Location:
718 113th St N, Seminole, FL 33772
(727) 894-2200

Their Summer Children’s Series is on Monday and Friday at noon.  Tickets are $6 and include a small popcorn and small drink.

Only available at Seminole location.

Dates: June 8-July 29, 2021

See the entire 2021 Studio Movie Grill Children’s Summer Movies Schedule 



5.  Drive-In Movie Theatres



When was the last time you’ve seen a movie under the stars? Drive-In’s provide an affordable option for families to enjoy a movie together.

See our entire list of Drive-In Movie Theatres around Tampa Bay




6. AMC $5 Fan Faves

Want to see some of your favorite movies on the big screen? Come check out AMC’s Fan Faves on select days.

See AMC’s $5 Movie Deal


7. Studio Movie Grill – Special Needs Screening

Seminole Location:
718 113th St N, Seminole, FL 33772
(727) 894-2200

The sensory friendly screenings are free for children with special needs and their siblings. Adult tickets are available at before-noon price. Special Needs Screenings are shown at 12:00pm at all SMG locations. Parental guidance is suggested.

June 12, 2021: Cruella
June 19, 2021: Spirit Untamed
July 3, 2021: Peter the Rabbit 2: The Runaway
July 31, 2021: Space Jam: A New Legacy





8. $5 Tuesdays @ Studio Movie Grill in Tampa

University Mall
12332 University Mall Ct
Tampa, FL 33612

See the latest and greatest new releases for only $5.
SMG Access members get $5 tickets every Tuesday.
Join SMG Access® today to see Spiral, Those Who Wish Me Dead, Profile or any regular priced movie showing at SMG on the big screen for just $5 when you reserve your seats in the SMG App or on a lobby kiosk.




9. $5 Tuesday Movies @ GTC Beacon Brooksville Cinemas

12961 Cortez Blvd
Brooksville, FL 34613
(352) 592-1001

Watch the newest movies for only $5 Tuesday movies GTC Beacon in Brooksville on Tuesdays. Take advantage of $5* Ticket Tuesdays every week with Georgia Theatre Company! *3D, GTX, and LX surcharges are not included in $5 ticket price. *Excludes Holidays and Opening Day



Looking for More Free & Cheap Movie options for the Summer?

Become a fan on Facebook,TwitterPinterest, and Instagram for daily updates.

Check out our Community Event Calendar for daily events.

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on pinterest
Share on email