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Play Hooky with Movies in the Park: Ferris Bueller's Day Off is August Film

Release Date: August 6, 2019

Media Contact: Monika Kopet
Rochester Downtown Alliance
Direct: (507) 216-9882



Play Hooky with Movies in the Park: Ferris Bueller’s Day Off is August Film

ROCHESTER, Minn.—Play hooky one last time before school starts! Movies in the Park presented by the Rochester Downtown Alliance and Premier Banks Rochester is showing Ferris Bueller’s Day Off August 17 at Historic Central Park in downtown Rochester.

Ferris Bueller's Day Off Movie

High school senior Ferris Bueller decides it's too nice to spend the day in school, so he concocts a plan to fake being sick and spends the day gallivanting around Chicago. His parents are unbelieving their sweet boy would deceive them, but his sister and the school principal are out to prove them wrong. Find out if Ferris Bueller gets caught by attending Movies in the Park August 17. This film is rated PG-13.

Pre-Show Activities and Food

Grand Rounds Brewing Company will be hitting it out of the park with sausage "brats," hot dogs, hamburgers, and chips, soda, sangria, or beer. Ice cream by Coldstone Creamery and popcorn from Carroll’s Corn will be available for purchase, as well. The fun, the food and themed activities provided by Charter House start at 7 p.m., with the movie at 9 p.m. Movies in the Park is a free event and is open to the public. Blankets and lawn chairs are encouraged for this outdoor movie experience in downtown Rochester.

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About the Rochester Downtown Alliance
The Rochester Downtown Alliance is a nonprofit corporation comprised of a broad range of people representing property owners, business leaders, the city and others with a direct stake in enhanced business and economic development conditions in the downtown district. We work together to build a vibrant downtown community. We believe a strong core positively impacts the greater city of Rochester. Through a series of special events, activities, and initiatives, we create energy, excitement, and a unique character to Downtown Rochester, Minnesota.