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Previewing the Movies in the Park June 2021 films

Release Date: June 3, 2021

Media Contact: Katie Adelman
Rochester Downtown Alliance
Office: 507-216-9886



Previewing the Movies in the Park June 2021 films

ROCHESTER, Minn.—A blockbuster hit and a romantic classic kick off the free Movies in the Park presented by the Rochester Downtown Alliance and Altra Federal Credit Union in June.

“Black Panther” June 12

  • Activities:
    • Mural art project
    • Photo booth
    • Wakandan alphabet scratch art
  • Food and beverages:

“Casablanca” June 26

  • Activities:
    • Photo booth
    • Other activities to be announced
  • Food and beverages:

Every other Saturday starting June 12 through August 28, Movies in the Park will be hosted in Central Park with themed activities, movie-inspired food and beverages for purchase, and more free fun starting at 7:30 p.m. with the film to follow at dusk.

Other upcoming films during the Movies in the Park season include:

  • July 10: “Dirty Dancing” (People’s Choice vote in public poll)
  • July 24: “Zootopia”
  • August 14: “The Wizard of Oz”
  • August 28: “Shrek” (Kids’ Choice vote in public poll)

The Rochester Downtown Alliance is taking the following COVID-19 precautions:

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

Thanks to Altra Federal Credit Union, Charter House, MN 97.5, and Winona State University, Rochester Campus Activity Board for sponsoring Movies in the Park.

Visit for a Movies in the Park reservation link. Follow Downtown Rochester, Minnesota on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter for more details.

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.