See a drive-in movie this summer at various locations across...

See a drive-in movie this summer at various locations across Long Island.  Credit: Gordon M. Grant

Outdoor movies and concerts are springing up around Long Island again this season. For families and friends looking for things to do, you'll want to reserve your tickets in advance, if possible, and have a plan for how you'll handle food and drinks (some screenings include snacks or offer a la carte service from food vendors).

HAMPTONS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

SCHEDULE 

Aug. 17:   "Apollo 13" at 7:45 p.m.

ADMISSION Free

INFO Herrick Park, 67 Newtown Lane, East Hampton; reserve for a space in the front two rows: $50, hamptonsfilmfest.org

LONG ISLAND AQUARIUM'S LION STADIUM

SCHEDULE

Movie at 8 p.m.

Aug. 18: "Finding Nemo"

Oct. 15: "Jaws"

ADMISSION Free

INFO 431 E. Main St., Riverhead, doors open 45 minutes prior to movie start time,  tickets are required and must be reserved in advance online at longislandaquarium.com

TOWN OF ISLIP

SCHEDULE

Gates open at 6:30 p.m., movies at dark

Aug. 22: "Encanto," at Byron Lake Park, Oakdale

ADMISSION Free; nonperishable food donations accepted

INFO Bring a blanket or chair, 631-224-5430, islipny.gov 

MOVIE NIGHT AT WANTAGH PARK

SCHEDULE

Aug. 17: "Jurassic Park"

Aug. 24: "Moana"

Aug. 31: "Guardians of the Galaxy"

ADMISSION Free

INFO 1 King Road; Moviegoers have the choice to watch from their cars or they can bring a chair or blanket. Tickets are available each Sunday prior to the movie via eventbrite.com. Arrive promptly at 7:45 p.m., movie starts at dusk. You must show printed ticket from eventbrite for entry. Weather permitting. 

TOWN OF NORTH HEMPSTEAD 

SCHEDULE

Aug. 23: "Marry Me," Clark Botanic Garden at 8 p.m.

ADMISSION Free

INFO Bring a chair or blanket, northhempsteadny.gov

BLACK FILM FESTIVAL: PARRISH ART MUSEUM

SCHEDULE 8 p.m.

Aug. 19: "Neptune Frost"

ADMISSION $15

INFO Bring a chair or blanket, on the grounds of the Parrish Art Museum, 279 Montauk Hwy., Water Mill, tickets should be purchased in advance, parrishart.org.

CITY BY THE SEA MOVIE SERIES: LONG BEACH

SCHEDULE

The movies will be shown at four different beaches in Long Beach

Aug. 27: "Encanto," Lincoln Boulevard Beach

ADMISSION Free

INFO Movies start at dusk, bring a chair or blanket, event will be canceled by inclement weather; longbeachny.gov

NASSAU COUNTY PARKS

SCHEDULE 

All movies begin at dusk; Bring chair or blanket; nassaucountyny.gov/parks, 516-572-0201.

CEDAR CREEK PARK

Aug. 23: "Fantastic Beasts"

CHELSEA MANSION

Aug. 17: "Rear Window"

ADMISSION Free

LAKESIDE THEATRE

Aug. 18: "The Mitchells vs. the Machines"

Aug. 25: Ghostbusters Afterlife"

ADMISSION Free

TOWN OF HUNTINGTON

SCHEDULE 

All movies start at 8:30 p.m.

Aug. 17: "Encanto," at Huntington Senior Center

ADMISSION Free

INFO  huntingtonny.gov, 631-351-3089 

OUTDOOR MOVIE: MASTIC

SCHEDULE

Sept. 2: "Legally Blonde"

ADMISSION Free

INFO Registration starts Aug. 3, Mastic Recreation Community Center, 15 Herkimer Street, Mastic; communitylibrary.org, 631-399-1511.

MOVIE NIGHT AT THE BEACH: CALLAHAN'S BEACH 

SCHEDULE

Sept. 23: "Encanto," rain date: Sept. 24

ADMISSION $15 

INFO Must register in advance, smithtownny.gov