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Summer Movies in the Park
About Movies in the Park
Special Events Office,

Festival Park
132 S. Grove Ave.
Elgin, IL  60120

Festival Park Map

Monday - Friday

Bring the whole family to sit under the stars in Elgin’s own Festival Park! Enjoy a variety of family films all summer long, all for FREE! Fun activities are planned for each night, themed to the featured movie and local not-for-profits will be selling popcorn and a variety of other treats!  Also enjoy FREE train rides on the Elgin Express for the little ones. The movies will begin at sunset.

Before you leave the house… don’t forget your blanket and bug spray!

Thursday, July 13 – Pete's dragon
Pete's Dragon

Boy lives in the woods with a dragon as his caregiver, until a forest ranger finds and adopts him. However, his newfound happiness is threatened by a man who wants to hunt down his magical friend. 

Rated PG
102 minutes

Thursday, July 20 - Jumanji

Kids release a man from a supernatural board game. 

Rated PG
104 minutes

Thursday, July 27 - Secret Life of Pets
Secret Life of Pets

Two mismatched mutts get lost in NYC due to their feuding, and must find their way home. During their journey, they encounter a vicious bunny who plans to lead a group of abandoned pets on a mission of revenge against humanity. 

Rated PG
87 minutes

Tuesday, August 1 – JurassicWorld
Jurassic World

Chaos erupts at Jurassic World theme park when a gene-spliced dinosaur escapes its enclosure. 

Rated PG-13
124 minutes

Tuesday, August 8 – Beauty and the Beast (Animation)
Beauty and the Beast

The romance between a French belle and a prince who’s been hideously transformed by a magic spell.  

Rated G
84 minutes