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How to Watch The Little Mermaid for Free on May 24 — Locations & Showtimes

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Cheap summer movies for kids are one thing, but how about a downright freebie? In anticipation of its May 26 release, advance screenings of The Little Mermaid showing for free at 13 movie theaters across the country (nine states to be clear). If you’re eager to experience some Disney magic without spending any money, keep reading to learn where and how to watch The Little Mermaid for free.

Since films like The Little Mermaid are PG-rated, this is a good time to make it a family outing. Plus, the theater air conditioning and buttery popcorn are unrivaled. While you’re there, consider signing up for a movie theater subscription program. Or read about how to never pay for movie tickets again (hint: join loyalty programs). How about ways to stream movies for free? We clearly enjoy sharing freebies.

Another way to score a free Disney ticket is to purchase Annie’s Mac & Cheese at Target. When you buy three qualifying products through June 30, you’ll receive a $13 movie reward to see The Little Mermaid or any other Disney movie for free. Read more about this deal here.

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The Little Mermaid will be available for free at 13 theaters across the country.

A still from the live action Disney movie The Little Mermaid

Gofobo is a great resource for advance film screening notices, and they recently listed all of the theaters showing The Little Mermaid for free before the official May 26 release.

Free screening date: Wednesday, May 24, 2023

Showtime: 7 p.m., local time


How To Watch The Little Mermaid For Free

  • Go to Gofobo and click on ‘Get Passes’ for your local theater.
  • Create a user account.
  • The tickets are emailed to you, and each pass will list the number of guests (admit one or two).
  • Arrive 30-60 minutes before showtime since these screenings are “first come, first served.”

To make it easier, here’s the theaters divided by state:

Related: Little Mermaid Movie Merch



San Francisco: AMC Kabuki 8

Sacramento: Regal Natomas Marketplace Stadium 16 & RPX

South Miami: AMC Sunset Place 24


Indianapolis: AMC Indianapolis 17


Tampa: AMC West Shore 14

Altamonte Springs: AMC Altamonte Mall 18


Edina: AMC Southdale 16


Rocky River: AMC Westwood Town Center 6

Columbus: Phoenix Theatres Lennox Town Center 24


Portland: Regal Lloyd Center Stadium 10


King of Prussia: UA King of Prussia Stadium 16


McLean: AMC Tysons Corner 16


Seattle: Regal Thornton Place Stadium 14 & IMAX

Note: This list is based on the information provided. It’s always a good idea to double-check the accuracy and availability of showtimes and theaters before making any plans.


You’ll have to wait to stream The Little Mermaid on Disney+.

The May 26 release of The Little Mermaid is limited to theaters, so you’ll have to wait for in-home viewing on Disney+. It typically takes 45-90 days for theater films to hit streaming services. Instead, head to major theaters like AMC and Regal to enjoy.


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