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Minneapolis, MN: Watch a Movie in the Park This Summer

Posted on Monday, May 6th, 2013 2:55 PM by Scott Jentsch

The Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board has released its 2013 lineup for its "Movies in the Park" series, where you can watch some classic favorites, free, under the stars in parks around the Minneapolis, Minnesota area.

Over 60 movies will be shown from June 7 through August 24, 2013, organized by themes, such as "Always Favorite" and "Minnesota Connections." Movies start 15 minutes after sunset and are subject to the weather (remember the "under the stars" part).

To give you an idea of their selections, here is the first week's schedule:

DateThemeMovieLocation
Friday, June 07, 2013 Always Favorite Ferris Bueller's Day Off Lake Harriet Bandshell
Saturday, June 08, 2013 Action Adventures Rocky Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr
Monday, June 10, 2013 New Release The Avengers Van Cleve Park
Tuesday, June 11, 2013 B&W Casablanca Father Hennepin Bluffs
Wednesday, June 12, 2013 Always Favorite The Princess Bride Powderhorn Park
Thursday, June 13, 2013 Viewer's Choice VIEWER'S CHOICE: For the Family Victory Memorial Drive

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The Music and Movies in the Park web site has the complete details, including a downloadable schedule.

According to the web site, the Movies in the Parks series began in 2007 as a way for the Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board to provide free entertainment to residents in their neighborhoods.

Have You Attended Movies in the Park?

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