Looking for something fun (and free!) to so this summer? Grand Rapids Movies in the Park series is returning and the lineup has been revealed.

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Changes This Year

Previously hosted by Downtown Grand Rapids Inc. at Ah-Nab-Awen Park, this year Friends of Grand Rapids Parks is hosting the series at five different parks around town.

What You Can Bring

Lawn chairs, blankets, and snacks are allowed, but the public is asked to refrain from bringing alcoholic beverages.

Event Schedule

Each Movies in the Park night will start at 7p.m. with yard games, music, dance, entertainment, and recreational activities for all ages. The movie will start at 9p.m.

2021 Lineup:

Another Outdoor Movie Series This Summer

East Grand Rapids is also hosting their own Movies and Concerts in the Park Series this summer at John Collins Park on Reeds Lake. All events are free and family-friendly.

The concerts will feature local musicians and bands and will be held Monday nights from 7p-8:30p.

  • June 14, 21, and 28
  • July 12, 19, and 26

Movies will be shown on Friday's at sunset:

  • July 9: Moana
  • July 16: Sing
  • August 20: Aladdin (2019)
  • August 27: Raya and the Last Dragon

More Events at Grand Rapids Parks

Storytime in the Park with Storytime GR

Grand Rapids Public Library hosts stories, free books and ice cream, special guests and more for kids of all ages.

Tuesdays, June 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, July 6, 13, 20, 27, August 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
6:30 p.m., Garfield Park 

Tuesdays, June 15, July 27, August 10
6:30 p.m., Martin Luther King Jr. Park 

Tuesdays, June 29, July 13, August 17
6:30 p.m., Lincoln Park 

Thrive Outside’s Gear Library in the Park

Borrow free yard games, hammocks, basketballs and other team sports gear, binoculars, and more Tuesdays and Thursdays 4p.m. to 6p.m. at Plaster Creek Family Park and MLK Park.

Visit City Pools and Splashpads

The City's three pools and 14 Splash pads are open daily through Sept. 12. More information here.

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