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2024 Movies On The Beach | Monday Nights – Dewey Beach DE

Come with your beach chair and popcorn and join us on the beach at Dagsworthy Avenue every Monday evening at 8:30 for a family-friendly movie night throughout the summer!

Scroll down for the 2024 movie schedule along with a preview video and description for each date/movie.

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2024 Monday Night Movies On The Beach in Dewey Beach Delaware

Come with your beach chair and popcorn and join us on the beach at Dagsworthy Avenue every Monday evening at 8:30 for a family-friendly movie night throughout the summer!

Heading to the 2024 Movies on the Beach in Dewey Beach, Delaware? Here’s what you need to know:

  • Bathrooms: No official bathrooms, but the lifeguard station often accommodates.
  • Food: Enjoy snacks like chips and candy, along with glowsticks – cash only for these treats!
  • Parking: Free, but it’s a first-come, first-serve deal, so plan accordingly.
  • Movie Time: Films begin at sundown and wrap up around 10:30 – 11 pm.
  • Cost: Absolutely free!
  • Seating: Bring a blanket, a chair, and a sweatshirt (beach nights can be chilly!).

Enjoy a movie under the stars at this delightful summer beach event!

2024 Movie Schedule:

June 17th – Minions: The Rise of Gru

Minions: The Rise of Gru” is a comedic animation that serves as a prequel to the “Despicable Me” franchise. The story revolves around a young Gru, who dreams of becoming the world’s greatest supervillain. He enlists the help of the Minions, his loyal yet mischievous companions. The film is set in the 1970s and showcases Gru’s initial forays into villainy, detailing how he formed his relationship with the Minions. The movie combines humor, action, and the unique charm of the Minions, appealing to both children and adults.

June 24th – Under The Boardwalk: A fun tale of animals competing in a surfing contest.

Under the Boardwalk” is an animated family movie centered around a thrilling surfing contest. Set in a charming seaside town, the story follows anthropomorphic animal characters who embody the spirit of surfing and beach culture. As they compete in this exciting competition, themes of friendship, teamwork, and overcoming challenges are explored. The film combines colorful animation with lively adventures, making it an engaging and entertaining experience for a young audience.


July 1st – National Treasure: An adventure uncovering America’s hidden history.

National Treasure” (2004) is like a wacky rollercoaster through American history with Nicolas Cage at the wheel. Picture this: Cage, a treasure hunter-slash-historian, dives into a centuries-old heist to find a treasure hidden by the Founding Fathers. It’s a riot of clues entangled in historical artifacts, think ‘Indiana Jones’ with a side of American History 101. Cage and his quirky team dodge FBI agents and outwit treasure-hungry baddies, all while unraveling secrets hidden on the back of the Declaration of Independence. It’s a laugh-packed, action-fueled escapade that turns history class into a wild treasure hunt! ????️????


July 8th – Wish: A magical adventure sparked by a girl’s wish.

Wish” is an animated fantasy film set in the kingdom of Rosas. Asha, a 17-year-old girl, hopes to become an apprentice to King Magnifico, who can grant people’s wishes. However, she discovers Magnifico’s darker intentions of never returning ungranted wishes. In a moment of desperation, Asha wishes upon a star, bringing down an anthropomorphic star named Star. Together with Star and her animal friends, Asha confronts Magnifico, who’s consumed by dark magic. The story unfolds with themes of bravery, the power of collective hope, and realizing one’s true desires. The film culminates in a celebration of dreaming and the triumph of genuine wishes over deceitful power


July 15th – Back To The Future: A time-travel classic with a DeLorean.

Back to the Future” is a wildly entertaining ride through time with Marty McFly and the eccentric Doc Brown. Picture Marty, a typical high school kid, accidentally zooming back to the 1950s in a DeLorean-turned-time-machine. Cue the hilarity as he encounters younger versions of his parents and desperately tries to fix his meddling in the past. It’s a race against time (literally) to ensure his own existence in the future. This iconic 80s flick is packed with zany adventures, cool retro vibes, and a heartwarming message about destiny and friendship.


July 22nd – The Super Mario Bros Movie: An animated journey in a video game world.

The Super Mario Bros Movie” is a wild, animated adventure where everyone’s favorite plumber duo, Mario and Luigi, leap from the gaming console to the big screen. Think wacky shenanigans in a fantastical mushroom kingdom, complete with bouncy landscapes, zippy karts, and a princess in need of rescue. It’s a nostalgia-filled joyride through pipes and pitfalls, where our heroes face off against the notorious Bowser. Expect hilarious escapades, quirky characters, and a dash of sibling rivalry in this whimsical adaptation of the iconic video game.


July 29th – The Little Mermaid (2023 Live Action): A live-action rendition of Ariel’s story.

In the 2023 live-action remake of “The Little Mermaid,” Ariel swims off the animation pages and onto the screen in full, glorious realism. It’s a fresh splash on the classic tale with Ariel, our favorite fish-out-of-water mermaid, trading in her fins for feet in the pursuit of love and a life on land. Packed with stunning visuals, the film promises to deliver the magical undersea kingdom in breathtaking detail, alongside new twists to the beloved songs and characters. Expect some witty banter with seagulls, crabs, and the charismatic Prince Eric that’ll have you hooked, line, and sinker!


August 5th – Turning Red: A teen’s transformation into a giant red panda.

Turning Red” is a hilariously heartwarming tale about Meilin “Mei” Lee, a 13-year-old girl with a slight, well, ‘giant’ issue. Every time she gets too excited (which, at 13, is like always), she poofs into a giant red panda! Between juggling school, crushes, and an overprotective mom, navigating adolescence just got furrier. It’s a colorful, chaotic journey of self-discovery and embracing the beast within, all while trying to keep her new fluffy identity under wraps. Get ready for big laughs and even bigger emotions! ????????

August 12th – Elemental: An animated tale of unity in a diverse city.

Elemental” is an animated film that takes us to a city where elements come to life – literally! The residents are embodiments of fire, water, earth, and air. Imagine fiery personalities clashing with cool, water-based neighbors. The plot centers around the unlikely friendship between a fiery young woman and a go-with-the-flow water guy. Together, they explore their diverse city, learning about acceptance, understanding, and the importance of balancing their elemental differences. Get ready for a whirlwind of fun, emotion, and a little elemental education!


August 19th – Ruby Gillman, Teenage Kraken: A kraken teen navigates high school challenges.

Ruby Gillman, Teenage Kraken” is an animated teen comedy set in the coastal town of Oceanside. The film follows 16-year-old Ruby, a kraken girl who struggles to fit in at her high school. Ruby discovers she’s a descendant of a legendary line of sea krakens destined to inherit the throne from her grandmother, the Warrior Queen. The story unfolds with Ruby learning the truth about her heritage, her mother’s secrets, and confronting the evil mermaid queen, Nerissa. Ruby’s journey is about accepting her true self and becoming the protector of Oceanside