With so many church holding church outside due to Covid-19, having a portable outdoor projector screen is now essential. There are many varities of sizes and costs to meet everyone’s needs. Churches can repurpose indoor projectors with the below outdoor screens, but make sure to check the lumens to make sure the output is strong enough for outdoor visibility.

Below are eight great outdoor projector options to consider: 

#1 – Elite Screens Pop-up Portable Fast Folding Projector Screen
#2 – Gemmy Inflatable Movie Projection Screen
#3 – Nurxiovo Inflatable Movie Projector Screen
#4 – OUTTOY Inflatable Projection Screen
#5 –  TaoTroincs Indoor Outdoor PVC Projection Screen 4K
#6 – Vamo Outdoor Indoor Projector Screen
#7 – VIVOHOME Inflatable Mega Movie Projector Screen
#8 – Yard Master 2

#1 – Elite Screens Pop-up Portable Fast Folding Projector Screen

The Elite Screens Pop-up Cinema is made from a lightweight synthetic projection screen material and offers a wide viewing angle. The black masking borders enhance picture contrast. It is easy to clean with mild soap and water. The spring frame design ensures tensioned surface and the portable construction folds conveniently away. It includes a carrying case, ground stakes, net base, and support rods. It also comes with a one-year/three-year ENR-G, Manufacturer’s Warranty from Elite Screens. 

Pricing: The amazon price ranges from $72 to $100 depending on size. 

#2 – Gemmy Inflatable Movie Projection Screen 

This 151” X 85” inflatable movie screen measures 173” diagonally. It comes with stakes, tethers, and a storage bag. The Gemmy Screen self inflates and sets up in minutes with two built-in fans. With thick and durable fabric, this screen will withstand the constant set up and takedown of the outdoor events scheduled on your calendar. 

Pricing: The Amazon price ranges from $268 to $400 depending on the seller. 

#3 – Nurxiovo Inflatable Movie Projector Screen 

The Nurxiovo Projection Screen is 17ft corner to corner giving over 14ft viewing area. It is lightweight and easy to set-up. The white display canvas is made of more delicate silk cloth with convenient velcros and can be easily detached. The black frame is made of tougher oxford cloth to ensure durability. The frame can be easily wiped clean with any cloth and the screen is washable. This outdoor movie screen comes with a quiet blower, nylon strings, base stakes, and a large storage bag. 

Pricing: The Amazon price is listed at $179. 

#4 – OUTTOY Inflatable Projection Screen  

This inflatable movie screen is made of high-quality natural polyester fabric, which can be folded or washed without wrinkles or creases. Its smooth surface enhances image results for the best viewing experience. It allows for front and rear projection and is easy to set up. The screen’s one-piece compact design is lightweight, folds easily, and comes with a storage bag. There is a 14ft and 16ft option when ordering. 

Pricing: The Amazon price ranges from $150 to $180 depending on the screen size. 

#5 –  TaoTroincs Indoor Outdoor PVC Projection Screen 4K 

The TaoTronics wrinkle-free screen is easy to use and clean. It’s clearer and less reflective screen allows a wider viewing angle. The sturdy tripod support stand provides greater stability and fits neatly into a carry bag for transport and storage. Setup can be done in a few quick steps with no screws necessary. The projector screen components are fragile and should be handled with care. This screen does not work for rear projection. It is available in 100-120 inch models and weighs between 20-25 lbs. 

Pricing: The Amazon price ranges from $130-$140 depending on the size and seller. 

#6 – Vamo Outdoor Indoor Projector Screen 

This convenient outdoor projection screen and it’s foldable and lightweight stand, makes it to be the most convenient portable outdoor projection screen for its size. The Vamo is available in both a 100-inch and 120-inch version and weighs about 9 lbs. Setup takes approximately five minutes from start to finish. This model also contains ropes on each side of the screen to secure it during windy weather. 

Pricing: The Amazon price ranges from $118 to $145 depending on screen size. 

#7 – VIVOHOME Inflatable Mega Movie Projector Screen 

The VIVOHOME inflatable screen is made from high quality, durable 210D Oxford cloth. The long-lasting weather-resistant material allows long time indoor or outdoor use. It is available in sizes ranging from 14ft to 20ft. This inflatable is easy to set up with a quiet fan pump that can blow up the movie screen in minutes. The package also includes tethers, yard stakes, a professional built-in 85W air blower, and a 420D oxford handy bag for storable. The removable projection surface makes it easy to clean and maintain your screen

Pricing: The Amazon price ranges from $170 to $215 depending on the size and the seller.

#8 – Yard Master 2

The Yard Master 2 Series is an excellent choice for outdoor presentations. It is a free-standing unit that easily assembles in minutes without tools. The lightweight ALUMINUM square tube construction is easy to use thanks to the snap-button attachments on the material. This package includes the multi-piece frame, screen material, a carrying bag, ground stakes, rigging cords, and support rings. It works with Standard, Ultra/Short-throw 1080P/4K projectors. You can’t beat the 2-Year Manufacturer’s Warranty and Lifetime Product Support by Elite Screens; an ISO9001 manufacturer since 2004. 

Pricing: The Amazon price ranges from $165 to $355 depending on the size and the seller.

Check out these other resources related to projector use in worship:

Projector Guide: Options for Every Church From Small to Mega

4 Features Churches Should Look for in a New Projector

Hybrid Worship During Covid-19 and Beyond

Fall Event Planning Amidst COVID-19