by Jill P



Want an idea of something to do on a rainy or gloomy summer day around Kalamazoo? Why not check out one of the local movie theaters summer movie options. These are a great way to keep the kiddos occupied. Showtimes and movies may change at any time. Please check with theaters directly before you head out. 

Kids Summer Movies

Location: Kalamazoo 10, 820 Maple Hill Dr., Kalamazoo, MI | 269-345-6434

Kids Summer Movies are coming to select theaters starting Monday, June 16! See select movies for only $1 each, Monday through Friday at 10:00 am. Tickets are just $1 for all ages!

Summer features includes:
  • June 15- June 19 — Cloudy With A Chance of Meatballs-2
  • June 22 – June 26 — Smurfs
  • June 29 – July 3 — The Pirates
  • July 6- July 10 — Annie
  • July 13 – July 17 — Hotel Transylvania
  • July 20 – July 24 —Arthur Christmas
  • July 27 – July 21 — The Nut Job
  • August 3 – August 9— Paddington
  • August 10 – August 14 —The Lego Movie


“Kids Camp” Free Movies at the Alamo Drafthouse

Location: Alamo Drafthouse, 180 Portage St., Kalamazoo, MI | 269-532-7990

Alamo Drafthouse Kids Camp is an affordable way for families to watch great films together all summer. Choose your own ticket price – $1-$3 and buy your tickets online to reserve your seats in advance. 100% of ticket sales are donated to local nonprofits working to make our community a better place. Kids Camp screenings are available for guests ages 3 and up. Please, no infants at Kids Camp (but bring them along on Baby Day). Buy tickets at the box office or online at

Summer features include:

  • June 12-14-The Land Before Time (proceeds to Kalamazoo Loaves and Fishes)
  • June 19-21-Despicable Me (proceeds to the Salvation Army)
  • June 26-28-Mary Poppins (proceeds to Kalamazoo Loaves and Fishes)
  • July 3-5 -Charlotte’s Web (proceeds to the Salvation Army)
  • July 10-12-Matilda (proceeds to Kalamazoo Loaves and Fishes)
  • July 17-19-Chicken Run (proceeds to Pretty Lake Vacation Camp)
  • July 24-26-Muppets Most Wanted (proceeds to the Salvation Army)
  • July 31-Aug 2-How To Train Your Dragon 2 (proceeds to Kalamazoo Loaves and Fishes)
  • August 7-9-The Parent Trap (proceeds to Pretty Lake Vacation Camp)
  • Aug 14-16-Kung Fu Panda 2 (proceeds to Kalamazoo Loaves and Fishes)
  • Aug 21-23 -Sesame Street Presents Follow That Bird (proceeds to the Salvation Army)


Free Summer Afternoon Movie at the Regent

Location: Regent Movie Theatre, 211 Trowbridge Street, Allegan, MI  | 269-673-2737

Free movies at the Regent!!

All showings are FREE! Movies are Monday-Friday at 2:00pm and 4:00pm. Concession stand is open and treats are available for purchase. Movies start June 8 and run through August 21, titles change every week!

Free Summer features include:
  • June 8-12-How to Train Your Dragon 2 PG
  • June 15-19 -The Boxtrolls PG
  • June 22-26 -Penguins of Madagascar PG
  • June 29-July 3- Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb PG
  • July 6-10 -Paddington PG
  • July 13-17 -The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water PG
  • July 20-24 -Dolphin Tale 2 PG
  • July 27-31 -Rio 2 G
  • Aug 3-7 -The Book of Life PG
  • Aug 10-14- Earth to Echo PG
  • Aug 17-21 -Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day PG

Please be aware, with some popular titles the theatre may be full at the 2:00 pm showing. If this is the case, staff will encourage guests to return at 4:00 pm.


Have fun at the movies!


By | 2015-06-11T05:31:19+00:00 June 9th, 2015|Categories: Around Kalamazoo, Guides, Newly Published|Comments Off on Cheap Summer Movies Options For Kids

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Jill is a mom of a busy 9 year old son. When not working the website, Jill likes to hike, cook, and read in her free time.