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Friday Nights Were Made for Movies…in the Park!

Boerne Movie in the Park- Main PlazaGrab the whole family for a night of fun on the last weekend of every month (and then some).  Catch a special showing of some of the country’s hottest family-friendly films while enjoying all the fun of picnicking, star-gazing, glow sticks, pre-movie activities, and more, courtesy of the Boerne Parks & Recreation Department and several community sponsors!  Food vendors will be available at every event, or opt for bringing your own snacks.  Admission for this event is free and open to the public.  Pre-Movie activities begin at 6:30, and movies begin at dark for each event!

Movie in the Park- Pete's DragonEARTH DAY – FRIDAY, APRIL 28TH

Where: Main Plaza, 100 N. Main St

Showing:  Pete’s Dragon, PG (1h 43min)

Genre:  Adventure, Family, Fantasy

Synopsis: When a boy is left orphaned after a terrible car accident, he forms a friendship with a legend of the woods: a dragon named Elliot. 

Pre-Movie Activities: Sponsored by Living Hope Church-  Enjoy an inflatable as well as crafts involving recycled paper bags, newspapers, and water bottles to incorporate Earth Day!

Movie in the Park- ZootopiaBUILD A BETTER WORLD – FRIDAY, MAY 26TH

Where: Main Plaza, 100 N. Main St

Showing:  Zootopia, PG (1h 48mins)

Genre:  Animation, Adventure, Comedy

Synopsis:  When a series of strange events take place in a mammal metropolis, a determined bunny, Judy Hopps, must work alongside a cynical fox, Nick Wilde, to prove herself as a cop to uncover a conspiracy.

Pre-Movie Activities: Sponsored by St. Mark Presbyterian Church & the Patrick Heath Public Library- Before show time, take the kids to the Patrick Heath Public Library booth to learn more about the “Build A Better World” Summer Program.  “Build A Better World” includes arts & crafts, science & technology, weekly entertainers, Spanish classes, ballet classes, and more!  

Movie in the Park- The SandlotALL STAR NIGHT – FRIDAY, JUNE 25TH

Where: Main Plaza, 100 N. Main St

Showing:  The Sandlot, PG (1h 41 mins)

Genre:  Comedy, Drama, Family

Synopsis: Scotty Smalls is the new kid in town and becomes a part of the local baseball buddies group.  When a fly-ball gets lost over the fence, the group sets out to get it back, but must find a way to face the legendary ball-eating dog known as “The Beast”.

Pre-Movie Activities: Sponsored by Boerne Gymnastics Center & Boerne YMCA-  Boerne Gymnastics will be celebrating 25 years of the Boerne Half Ring Circus with lots of fun activities!  There will be a Gym Bus full of fun movement challenges for younger children, and Circus Arts skills to try out for the older kids. Stilt walking, poi & hoop spinning, balancing, juggling, and so much more will be available! The Boerne YMCA moon bounce will be out (weather permitting), baseball related activities, arts and crafts making baseballs with paper plates.

Movie in the Park- Finding DoryDIVE-IN – FRIDAY, JULY 14

Where: Boerne City Lake Park, 1 City Lake Park Rd.

Showing:  Finding Dory, PG (1h 37mins)

Genre:  Animation, Adventure, Comedy

Synopsis: Dory is a blue tang fish who suffers from memory loss, but experiences flashback memories of her parents.  With the help of her friends, she embarks on an adventure to reunite with them.

Pre-Movie Activities: Sponsored by Random- Expect bouncy houses, a rock-climbing wall, and lots of games for kids.  Then take a dip to watch the movie from the water!

Movie in the Park- The Santa ClauseCHRISTMAS IN JULY – FRIDAY, JULY 28TH

Where: Main Plaza, 100 N. Main St

Showing:  The Santa Clause, PG (1hr 37mins)

Genre:  Comedy, Drama, Family

Synopsis: Scott Calvin accidentally kills Santa Clause on Christmas Eve, and is recruited as his successor.  An action-packed adventure helps a broken family restore their Christmas spirit.

Pre-Movie Activities: Sponsored by Cibolo Creek Community Church- Santa is coming and he’s bringing the snow with him! Inflatables and snow machines will be there too! “Small town America at its finest.”

Movie in the Park- Back to the FutureFLASHBACK FUN MOVIE IN THE PARK – FRIDAY, AUGUST 18

Where: City Park, 106 City Park Rd

Showing:  Back to the Future, PG (1h 56mins)

Genre:  Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi

Synopsis:  When Marty McFly accidentally gets sent back in time to 1955, he must find a way to make sure his parents-to-be fall in love – so that he can get back to the future!

Pre-Movie Activities:  Sponsored by Boerne Parks & Recreation- Free swimming at the Municipal Pool from 6:30-8:30 before the movie starts!

Written by: Erika Yount, Boerne Visitor Center Admin