Movies at Founders Park Starts Up in July

By KOLR10 News

Published 06/26 2014 03:59PM

Updated 06/27 2014 11:07AM

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Movies at Founders Park begins Friday, July 11, with new release an classic movies available in a family-friendly outdoor setting in downtown Springfield’s Founders Park at 330 E. Water St.

The series will continue every Friday and Saturday night until August 30.

Audiences are encouraged to bring their own lawn chairs and blankets. Concessions are available, but no tobacco, alcohol or pets are allowed. All movies are rated G, PG or PG-13

The series includes a special “drive-in” movie screening during the Birthplace of Route 66 Festival Friday, Aug. 9, at the Springfield Expo Center East Field

A complete movie line-up is available at the Park Board website.

Admission to Movies at Founders Park is free with advance family 4-pack tickets, or $5 at the gate.

Free tickets are available the starting Monday before each film screening at the following locations:

  • Chesterfield Family Center, 2511 W. Republic Road
  • Doling Family Center, 301 E. Talmage St.
  • Dan Kinney Family Center, 2701 S. Blackman Road
  • Mediacom Ice Park, 635 E. Trafficway
  • Busch Municipal Building, 840 Boonville Ave.
  • Mediacom Communications, 1533 S. Enterprise Ave.

Friday’s are Family Night and Saturday’s are Date Night. Feature films begin at dusk.

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