Movies in the Park

movieintheparkOutdoor movies in Memorial Park on Main Street in Downtown Blowing Rock! Featuring family-friendly films that start at dusk (around 8:30pm). All movies are on Thursday evenings, rated G or PG, and all are FREE.

Thanks to our sponsors for helping us keep these movies free of charge for you! Legacy Partners make the series possible, and Monkee’s of Blowing Rock & SkyLine SkyBest have generously contributed to the 2017 season.

Feel free to bring your own food or snacks! Please remember that alcohol is not permitted in Memorial Park.

Bring a lawn chair or blanket and enjoy the movies on these 2017 dates:

June 29:
Back to the Future
1985, Rated PG, 116 min.
Marty McFly, a 17-year-old high school student, is accidentally sent 30 years into the past in a time-traveling DeLorean invented by his close friend, the maverick scientist Doc Brown. –See details on IMDB

July 6:
Beauty and the Beast
2017, Rated PG, 129 min.
with special sponsorship by Blowing Rock Town Tavern
Disney’s latest live-action adaptation of the fairy tale about a monstrous-looking prince and a young woman who fall in love. –See details on IMDB
Special pre-show concert with the Silvio Martinat Swing Band! Music begins at 6:30pm.

July 13:
Miracles From Heaven
2016, Rated PG, 109 min
A young girl suffering from a rare digestive disorder finds herself miraculously cured after surviving a terrible accident. – See details on IMDB

July 20:
The Jungle Book
2016, Rated PG, 106 min.
with special sponsorship by Blowing Rock Fire & Rescue
After a threat from the tiger Shere Khan forces him to flee the jungle, a man-cub named Mowgli embarks on a journey of self discovery with the help of panther, Bagheera, and free spirited bear, Baloo. –See details on IMDB
Special pre-show concert with the Silvio Martinat Swing Band! Music begins at 6:30pm.

July 27:
Heavyweights
1995, Rated PG, 100 min.
with special sponsorship by Hemlock Inn
Kids are lured into joining a posh weight-loss camp with the promise of good times, only to find that the facility is a woodland nightmare run by a zealous ex-fitness instructor. –See details on IMDB

August 3:
Matilda

1996, Rated PG, 102 min.
with special sponsorship by the Blowing Rock Chamber of Commerce
Story of a wonderful little girl, who happens to be a genius, and her wonderful teacher vs. the worst parents ever and the worst school principal imaginable. –See details on IMDB

Other sponsors include M-Prints, Inn at Ragged Gardens, and Blue Ridge Energy.

Memorial Park is located next to Town Hall at 1036 Main Street. Rain location is the American Legion building at 333 Wallingford Road. Plenty of free parking for Memorial Park and the American Legion is available in the parking deck on Wallingford Road, just behind the park, and along Park Avenue. For more information, call Blowing Rock Parks & Recreation at 828-295-5222