Friday Night Flix will show free movies outside the BMO Harris Bank Center on Elm Street
June 7 - The 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. Runtime: 90 minutes
July 12 - The Lego Movie 2 The much-anticipated sequel to the critically acclaimed, global box office phenomenon that started it all, “The LEGO® Movie 2: The Second Part” reunited the heroes of Bricksburg in an all new action-packed adventure to save their beloved city. Runtime: 107 minutes
August 2 - Trolls Two shock-headed trolls must rescue their friends from being eaten by a gluttonous king. Runtime: 92 minutes
Visitor are encouraged to bring lawn chairs to Elm Street next to the BMO Harris Bank Center starting at 7 p.m. The movie will begin at dusk.
- Tickets for free popcorn (1,000) will be handed out at the movie. Movie-goers can also purchase food and soda onsite at the park. - Please leave your pets at home. - Bicyclists are encouraged to ride down and park bikes by the BMO Harris Bank Center box office.
In the event of inclement weather during Friday Night Flix, the decision to move inside the BMO Harris Bank Center or cancel the event for the evening will be made no later than 2 p.m. on the day of the event. A notification will be posted on the Friday Night Flix Facebook page.
Directions: Davis Park at Founders Landing - 320 S. Wyman St., Rockford, IL 61101 - On the banks of the Rock River at the intersection of IL 2 northbound and U.S. Business 20 eastbound in downtown Rockford. Exit I-90 at US Business 20 (E. State St.): west 6.5 miles, staying on Business 20 when it becomes one-way to IL 2 southbound (Church St.); turn left on Church for 4 blocks to eastbound US Business 20 (Chestnut St.); parking in ramps and nearby lots. Coming from the south on I-39, exit west on US 20 Bypass. Follow the Bypass to IL 2 (S. Main St.) and exit north. Follow IL 2 to the downtown area. Davis Park will be on the right of IL 2 when IL 2 becomes one-way and crosses eastbound US 20 Business (Chestnut St.). Park in lots and ramps on Wyman. From the west, follow Business 20 to the downtown. From the north, follow IL 251 to US Business 20 and turn west or follow IL 2 (Church St.) to the downtown as above.