Friday Night Flix will show free movies on the North Lawn of Davis Park once a month in June, July and August.
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
Visitors are welcome to bring lawn chairs and blankets to the park starting at 7 p.m. The movie will begin at dusk. Vouchers 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. There are no bicycles allowed inside the park for Friday Night Flix and no alcoholic beverages are permitted. There will be cooler and bag checks at the entrance of the park.
In the event of inclement weather during Friday Night Flix, the decision to move to an alternate location or cancel the event for the week will be made no later than 2 p.m. on the day of the event. If the event is moved to an alternate location or cancelled, a notification will be posted on the Friday Night Flix Facebook page. Inquiries can be made at the BMO Harris Bank Center Security Desk by calling (815) 968-5730
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.