Movies in the Parks

Everyone likes to watch movies, whether it is watching horror stories, the chummy love stories or the exhilarating action-packed stories, people just can’t get enough of sitting in front of a television and watching the story climax and unfold. The best part of watching movies, in particular watching movies at home, is it does not only feed the mind and imagination, but has a lot of other advantages, as well.

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Below are some of those advantages:

  1. A good family bonding – watching a movie with your family is a opportunity to share a laugh, a tear or some jokes together. It is also great to be able to share a bowl of popcorn, a bag of chips or a box of pizza. It is one of the things that you can do with your family that everyone will thoroughly enjoy.
  2. Relaxing – There are days when you just want to let all your muscles relax, except for the muscles in your eyes. When watching movies, you do not need to talk. All you need to do is sit there, watch and listen. It is a good way to thoroughly let your body rest and your mind to just let go of all your worries.
  3. Education – if you choose the movie well, watching a movie with your family can also be a great way to teach your kids a lesson or two. For example, watching Big Hero 6 can teach your kids about teamwork, friendship and family.

In Chicago, you can make the most of the advantages above plus, the experience of watching a movie under the stars with “Movies in the Parks” by the Chicago Parks District! This year there are a lot of different movies being shown for FREE in the different parks in Chicago. Here are some of those “movies in the parks” features.

  • The Good Dinosaur
  • Hotel Transylvania
  • Minions
  • All Dogs Go to Heaven
  • Inside Out
  • The Peanuts Movie
  • Jurassic World

For a complete list, visit of “movies in the parks”

So, what are you waiting for? Find a blanket or a folding chair and head to the park nearest you for a FREE movie, some new friends and lots of fun!

Make the most our of what are for FREE in Chicago!

PS : To check out FREE activities / events per month, click here


One thought on “Movies in the Parks

  1. I enjoy your blog. Apologies if it took me a bit to get to checking out your blog. I was out at a buddy’s last night. Movies are just wonderful!

    It is part of the reason I love things like NetFlix so much is because of movies. I love visual storytelling, and when done truly well, it sends chills down my spine. Heck it does that just talking about it.

    Thank you for sharing this. I imagine watching movies in a park would be delightful!

    Cheers! ^_^


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