Pin for Later: 26 DIYs to Do During the Dog Days of Summer Outdoor Movie Projector Be the envy of your neighborhood, and follow these steps for setting up an outdoor movie experience in your own backyard.
When I throw a movie night I invite as many neighbors and friends as I can. I have had as many as 55 people to as few as 5 enjoying a movie under the stars. The average is between 25-30. It takes me about 2 hours to set everything up but it is a labor of love. There is nothing like having friends over and see them enjoying a movie on my 16' x 9' screen. It is the ultimate in watching a movie.
a white canvas tarp for movies was such a hit that they permanently linked their entertainment system to a projector via underground cables. Lounge area has seating for 12, a fire pit w/ room for plates & glasses. there is a big, living-room-style sofa that works outdoors. For extra guests, cushions are placed on the lid of their kids' old sandbox.