Movies in the Park

When: Every other Saturday starting June 12, 2021 and ending August 28, 2021
Time: Activities at 7:30 p.m. with movie to follow at dusk
Where: Central Park in downtown Rochester
RSVPs: here on Eventbrite

Picture this: taking in a free movie with family or friends on a mild-temperature night. What could be better? Bring your seating of choice (blanket or lawn chair) for an outdoor movie under the string lights of Historic Central Park in downtown Rochester! Every other Saturday beginning June 12 and ending August 28, Movies in the Park features a different flick, activities, and movie-inspired food and drink (available for purchase).

COVID-19 precautions:

  • The public will be required to reserve a space for the movie date.
  • Hand sanitizing stations will be present for the public’s use.
  • Masking will be encouraged.
  • The Rochester Downtown Alliance is following state of Minnesota guidelines.

Movies in the Park films & activities

June 12

Film: "Black Panther"

Activities and food:

  • Mural art project
  • Photo booth
  • Wakanda alphabet scratch art
  • Lawn games
  • Freshly popped popcorn from Carroll's Corn
  • Latte of the Heart-Shaped Herb from Café Steam

Read the full "Black Panther" preview guide here.

RSVP here

June 26

Film: "Casablanca"

Activities and food:

Read the full "Casablanca" preview guide here.

RSVP here

July 10 (People's Choice)

Film: "Dirty Dancing"

Activities TBA

RSVP here

July 24

Film: "Zootopia"

Activities TBA

RSVP here

August 14

Film: "The Wizard of Oz"

Activities TBA

RSVP here

August 28 (Kids' Choice)

Film: "Shrek"

Activities TBA

RSVP here

For more information on this event, please email info@downtownrochestermn.com.



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