'Cinema on the Street' Starts July 6

Line-up for the outdoor, downtown movie series includes older classics and an Oscar-winner.

Downtown Santa Monica Inc.'s second annual “Cinema on the Street” series kicks off July 6 with The Sandlot, the coming-of-age tale of a ragtag group of kids and the bonds they build over backyard baseball.

Free movies will play weekly on Fridays in July on the , so bring a blanket or beach chairs.

Who you gonna call? Another American classic, Ghostbusters, will play the following week, followed by newer hits: Rio and The Artist.

The movie screen will be between Wilshire Boulevard and Arizona Avenue, just outside of Chipotle. Movies begin about 7:30 p.m. The time is dependent on the sunset.


  • July 6: The Sandlot 
  • July 13: Ghostbusters 
  • July 20: Rio (3D) 
  • July 27: The Artist

Parking is available in downtown parking structures. Cars entering after 6 p.m. pay a $5 flat rate.


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