Free, outdoor family movies series, Savannah

Plant Riverside District in Savannah to debut free, family-friendly Movies in the Park Series beginning Sun. July 31

Plant Riverside District will host a new Movies in the Park series, featuring free weekly showings of popular family-friendly movies on a giant LED screen in Plant Riverside District’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Park. The Movies in the Park series is free and open to the public.

Every Sunday from July 31 through Sept. 4 2022, a feature film will begin playing at 7PM (please note the near earlier start time) in Plant Riverside District’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Park. Lawn chair seating will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Popcorn, snow cones, hot pretzels, ice cream as well as refreshing beverages, including fresh-squeezed lemonade and freshly brewed iced tea, will be available for purchase.

Plant Riverside District’s Movies in the Park series will offer screenings of the following films:

THE GOONIES (Rated PG, 1985)

Sun. Aug. 7 — 7PM

This iconic Steven Spielberg film follows a group of kids, who call themselves the Goonies, as they discover an ancient map that leads to hair-raising adventures. Secret caves, hidden clues and treacherous traps stand between the Goonies and a pirate’s lost treasure.


Sun. Aug. 14 — 7PM

Inspired by the true story of P.T. Barnum and his journey to the revolutionary invention of show business, The Greatest Showman is a musical emphasizing the beauty and commonality we can find in our differences. The film stars Hugh Jackman, Zac Efron and Zendaya and features hit songs, including “This Is Me” and the title song “The Greatest Show.”


Sun. Aug. 21 — 7PM

The winner of four Oscars, this cinematic masterpiece by Steven Spielberg centers on the heartwarming friendship between a young boy named Elliott and a lost alien he nicknames E.T. Elliott and his siblings need to get E.T. back to his home planet, but first, they must evade the adults who fear him most.

TOY STORY (Rated G, 1995)

Sun. Aug. 28 — 7PM

One of Disney and Pixar’s best-loved animated films, Toy Story steps inside Andy’s room, where his toys are alive and struggling with their differing opinions about the new Buzz Lightyear toy, voiced by Tim Allen. Trouble brews when Buzz Lightyear seems to be displacing Woody the Cowboy, voiced by Tom Hanks, as Andy’s favorite toy.

GREASE (Rated PG, 1978)

Sun. Sept. 4 — 7PM

Based on the Broadway musical, Grease follows the unexpected high school romance between good girl Sandy Olsson, played by Olivia Newton-John, and the T-birds head greaser Danny Zuko, played by John Travolta. This popular film features iconic songs like “Summer Nights,” “Greased Lightnin,’ ” “You’re the One That I Want” and many more.

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