Ideas for Hosting an Outdoor Movie Night

Spring is upon us and pretty soon we will all be looking for ways to enjoy the great outdoors. Why not host an outdoor movie night? You can do it right in your own backyard. Invite family, friends and neighbors to watch some of your favorite movies while enjoying other outdoor fun such as grilling, playing ring toss or sitting around the fire pit.



Where Will You Hold Your Party?

First you’ll need to decide where to have your outdoor party. You’ll want to make sure it is far away from bright lights for better viewing. You should also make sure to setup in a location that’s close to an electrical outlet.

Some Equipment to Have Ready Includes:

Other Ideas Include:

  • Placement in the driveway. Use a portable projector screen or post the screen on a garage door.
  • Hang the projector screen on the back of the house or between trees if the ground is level.

Optional Ideas:

There is no movie night without treats, right? Along with burgers and hot dogs on the grill, set up movie theater concessions and serve popular treats such as popcorn, cotton candy, pretzels and snow cones. You can find lots of cooking equipment at along with other fun serving ideas such as traditional movie theater popcorn buckets.



If you have neighbors nearby, try to be courteous and let them know of your plans. Try to host your party on the weekend to avoid keeping your neighbors awake, as they might have to go to work early the next morning. offers a wide selection of concession and cooking equipment as well as portable projector screens. Shop with us today and save!