Thank you to all those who have have made Movies in the Park a great family-friendly event for the past six years. This year Movies in the Park is taking a hiatus.

In the meantime, make sure to check out our other signature events, Art Walk and Eat Up Downtown.

And check out all of the great events happening Downtown by visiting our calendar of events and signing up for our weekly Things to Do e-newsletter.

 

Thank you to everyone who joined us for the 2013 Movies in the Park series!

Despite the threat of bad weather each week, the sixth-annual Movies in the Park was another success with more than 2,000 movie enthusiasts in attendance. Without the partnership of the Office of Economic Development, Wyndham Jacksonville Riverwalk, Riverwalk Jacksonville Development LLC, Hard Wired Internet Café, Stars Sweepstakes and the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office, this annual event would not be possible.

The Wyndham Jacksonville Riverwalk and the Duval County School Board generously provided moviegoers with free parking. The screen was provided by Amazing Amusements, and concessions were offered by Hot Dog Express and Snoasis. Thank you to
Folio Weekly, 904 and Jacksonville Magazines, EU Jacksonville, The Florida Times-Union, Jax4Kids, First Coast Parent magazine and The Resident for event promotion and those who helped spread the news via word-of-mouth, as well as the DVI staff, the Downtown Ambassadors and all of the Downtown supporters who collaborated to make this year another success.

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***Note: Due to  inclement weather forecasted for tonight, Brave will be shown inside the Wyndham Jacksonville Riverwalk's lobby. Chairs, blankets and picnic baskets are welcome and pets are not permitted this evening. Parking is still free on-site off of Prudential Dr.***

Pack your blankets, chairs and favorite snacks for a movie night under the stars. Presented by Downtown Vision, Inc. and the Office of Economic Development and hosted by the Wyndham Jacksonville Riverwalk hotel, this four-night movie series features free, family-friendly movies overlooking the St. Johns River.

2013 Line-up

Friday, April 12 - Mary Poppins (Rated G)

Friday, April 19 - Who Framed Roger Rabbit (Rated PG)

Friday, April 26 - Ferris Bueller's Day Off (Rated PG-13)*

Friday, May 3 - Brave (Rated PG)

 *Parental discretion is advised.

 

More information

Movies in the ParkShowtime information
All movies will begin at dusk, approximately 8 p.m. Spots on the lawn are on a first-come basis.

Please be mindful of your surroundings at all times - smokers are asked to smoke on the outskirts of the lawn.

What you can bring
Beach blankets and camp chairs are welcome. Attendees are encouraged to bring picnic baskets packed with tasty treats or a hot meal "to go" from one of Downtown's many restaurants.

Onsite concessions are also available. Alcohol is not permitted on the hotel lawn, however, adults 21 and up are welcome at the Currents Lobby Bar following the movie.

Well-behaved pets are welcome. Please pick up after your pets.

Parking
Free, convenient parking is available onsite at the Wyndham Jacksonville Riverwalk parking lot, accessible from Prudential Drive.

Questions?
For answers to any Movies in the Park questions, please call Downtown Vision, Inc. at 904-634-0303 any weekday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.

 

2013 sponsors

Office of Economic Development

Riverwalk Jacksonville Development LLC

Stars Sweepstakes Cafés

Wyndham Jacksonville Riverwalk

 

Videos

All Movies in the Park videos below produced by Downtown Vision, Inc.

Despicable Me

The Muppet Movie

Grease

Jurassic Park

 

Past Movies in the Park Line-ups

2012
Despicable Me
The Muppet Movie
Grease
Jurassic Park

2011
Cars

The NeverEnding Story

Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory

Wizard of Oz

2010
Shrek
Back to the Future
Sixteen Candles
Breakfast at Tiffany's

2009
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
ET
Finding Nemo

Beetlejuice

2008
Madagascar
Ghostbusters
Hook
The Goonies

 
 
 

Contact Us

  • Downtown Vision, Inc
  • 214 N. Hogan St.
  • Suite 120
  • Jacksonville, FL 32202
  • Phone: 904.634.0303
  • Fax: 904.634.8988