Sunset Cinema

2024 Sunset Cinema Dates

The 21st annual Sunset Cinema Series returns select Fridays and a spooky Saturday in the fall. Movies start at dusk (times are approximately between 6:30pm - 7:15pm).

  • Friday, August 23, 2024
  • Friday, September 20, 2024
  • Saturday, October 26, 2024

The City of Falls Church Recreation and Parks Department is hosting the annual Sunset Cinemas in the Park at Cherry Hill Park (312 Park Avenue). Movies begin at dusk. Arrive early to get a good spot!

Viewers are encouraged to bring blankets, bug spray, and a picnic. Drinks, popcorn and snacks will be available for purchase (cash and card).

In the case of inclement weather, screenings will be rescheduled to the last Friday of the month OR the following Friday evening. 

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Vendors at Sunset Cinemas

Sunset Cinemas outdoor movies at Cherry Hill Park

Previous Movies

Sunset Cinema 2023

  • Super Mario Bros
  • Elemental
  • E.T. The Extra-Terrestial

Sunset Cinema 2022

  • Encanto
  • Sing 2
  • The Goonies

Sunset Cinema 2021

  • Raya and the Last Dragon
  • Cars
  • A League of Their Own

Sunset Cinema 2020

  • Moana
  • Onward
  • Remember the Titans

Sunset Cinema 2019

  • Lilo and Stitch
  • Hocus Pocus
  • Back to the Future


Sunset Cinema 2018

  • Coco
  • Wonder
  • Despicable Me 3
  • Black Panther

Sunset Cinema 2017

  • Moana
  • A Dog's Purpose
  • Remember the Titans

Sunset Cinema 2016

  • Zootopia
  • The Jungle Book (2016)
  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Sunset Cinema 2015

  • Paddington
  • Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day
  • Ghostbusters (1984)
  • Jurassic Park

Sunset Cinema 2014

  • The Karate Kid
  • The Mighty Ducks
  • Back to the Future