Cheap Summer Family Movies in Des Moines

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Looking for something fun to do with the kids this summer that doesn’t cost a fortune? Head to the movie theater! Several movie theaters in Des Moines are offering discounted family movies this summer. Enjoy classic family favorites on the big screen! 

Looking for more summer fun? Check out our Ultimate Guide to Summer with 125+ Things to do in Des Moines. 

Cheap Summer Family Movies in Des Moines

Cinemark Summer Movie Clubhouse

Where: Cinemark Century Jordan Creek 20
Cinemark Altoona and XD
Cinemark Ames Movies 12

$1.75 admission plus discounts on snacks. Check theater for times. 

June 12: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem
June 19: Sonic the Hedgehog 2
June 26: Shrek
July 3: Paw Patrol: The Mighty Movie
July 10: The Lego Movie
July 17: Trolls Band Together
July 24: How to Train Your Dragon 
July 30: Migration
Aug. 7: Hotel Transylvania
Aug. 14: Paddington 2

Fridley Summer Movie Series at the Palms

Where: 200 Northeast Westgate Drive, Waukee
$2 Admission; showtimes 9:30 am and 12:30 pm

June 12, 13: Shrek
June 19, 20: The LEGO Movie 
June 26, 27: How to Train Your Dragon 
July 3, 4: The Jungle Bunch: Operation Meltdown
July 10, 11: Pokemon: Detective Pikachu
July 17, 18: Trolls: Band Together 
July 24, 25: Migration
July 31, Aug. 1: Wonka
Aug. 7, 8: The Little Rascals 

  • Children must be supervised.
  • Seating is limited and subject to availability.
  • Tickets will be available online the week before or at the box office.
  • All shows take place on Wednesday and Thursday

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Varsity Cinema Family Clubhouse

Where: 1207 25th St Des Moines 

June 1, 2, 8,9: Spider-Man: Into the Spiderverse 
June 15, 16, 22, 23: Spider-Man: Across the Spiderverse


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