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The Ultimate Guide To Free Movies In South Side Parks

Some of the biggest movies will be screening in Chicago Park District parks throughout the South Side this summer, including "Black Panther" and Wonder Woman."

Scene from classic film "Lean On Me".
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ENGLEWOOD — Summer has finally graced us all with warm temperatures after what felt like an eternal chilly start to the year.

To celebrate here’s a list of all the movies scheduled to be played at Chicago Park District locations across the South Side from June until August. 

Washington Park (DuSable Museum)

Washington Park, 5531 S. King Dr.

Saturday, June 16: “Marshall” (PG-13)

8:30 p.m. – 10:28 p.m.

Saturday, July 21: “Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle” (PG-13)

8:15 p.m. – 10:14 p.m.

Saturday, August 18: “Black Panther” (PG-13)

8 p.m. – 10:14 p.m.

Thursday, August 23: “Elevator to the Gallows (Ascenseur Pour L’Echafaud)” (PG-13)

8 p.m. – 9:31 p.m.

Harold Washington Park, 5200 S. Hyde Park

Monday, June 25: “A Raisin In The Sun” (NR)

8:30 p.m. – 10:38 p.m.

Monday, July 23: “The Wiz” (G)

8:15 p.m. – 10:28 p.m.

Nichols Park: 1355 E. 53rd St.

Thursday, July 12: “Mrs. Doubtfire” (PG-13)

8:30 p.m. – 10:35 p.m.

The Robin Williams classic “Mrs. Doubtfire” is one of the films scheduled for the Chicago Park District’s “Movies In The Park”. 

Englewood

Sherwood Park, 5701 S. Shields Ave.

Tuesday, June 19: “Justice League” (PG-13)

8:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.

Saturday, July 14: “Wonder Woman” (PG-13)

8:30 p.m. – 10:51 p.m.

Hamilton, 513 W. 72nd St.

Sunday, August 5: “Black Panther” (PG-13)
8:15 p.m. – 10:29 p.m.

Hermitage, 5839 S. Wood St.

Friday, June 22: “Beauty & The Beast” (PG)

8:30 p.m. – 10:39 p.m.

Lindblom, 6054 S. Damen Ave.

Friday, July 20: “Lean On Me” (PG-13)

8:15 p.m. – 10:03 p.m.

Oakland

Burnham Park, 39th St. & Lake Shore Dr.

Monday, July 2: “The Truman Show” (PG)

8:30 p.m. – 10:13 p.m.

Monday, July 30: “James & The Giant Peach” (PG)

8:15 p.m. – 9:34 p.m.

Chatham

Tuley Park, 501 E. 90th Pl.

Friday, June 22: “Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle” (PG-13)

8:30 p.m. – 10:29 p.m.

Nat King Cole Park, 361 E. 86th St.

Friday, August 3: “Justice League” (PG-13)

8:15 p.m. – 10:15 p.m.

Avalon Park

One of the highest grossing movies of all time “Black Panther” will be screening in multiple Chicago Park District parks this summer. [Marvel/YouTube]

Avalon Park, 1215 E. 83rd St.

Friday, August 10: “Black Panther” (PG-13)

8:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.

Grand Crossing

Grand Crossing, 7655 S. Ingleside Ave.

Saturday, June 23: “The Emoji Movie” (PG)

8:30 p.m. – 9:56 p.m.

Auburn Gresham

Foster Park, 1440 W. 84. St. 

Wednesday, June 27: “The Boss Baby” (PG)

8:30 p.m. – 10:07 p.m.

Wednesday, July 25: “Yogi Bear” (PG)

8:15 p.m. – 9:35 p.m.

O’Halleren Park, 8335 S. Honore St.

Saturday, August 4: “Justice League” (PG-13)

8:15 p.m. – 10:15 p.m.

South Shore

Rosenblum Park, 7547 S. Euclid Ave.

Wednesday, July 18: “Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle” (PG-13)

8:15 p.m. – 10:14 p.m.

South Shore Cultural Central, 7059 S. South Shore Drive

Monday, August 13: “Roman J. Israel, Esq.” (PG-13)

8:15 p.m. – 10:17 p.m

Monday, August 20: “Wonder Woman” (PG-13)

8 p.m. – 10:21 p.m.

Monday, August 27: “Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle” (PG-13)

8 p.m. – 9:59 p.m.

South Chicago

Bessemer, 8930 S. Muskegon Ave.

Sunday, July 22: “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” (PG-13)

8:15 p.m. – 10:47 p.m.

Friday, August 17: “Black Panther” (PG-13)

8:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.

East Side

Calumet Park, 9801 S. Avengue G

Monday, July 9: “Babe” (G)

8:30 p.m. – 10:01 p.m.

Monday, July 23: “Ferinand” (PG)

8:15 p.m. – 10:03 p.m.

Monday, August 6: Under The Same Moon (La Misma Luna) (PG-13)

8:15 p.m. – 10:01 p.m.

Wolfe Playground Park, 3325 E. 108th St.

Saturday, August 25: “Cars 3” (G)

8 p.m. – 9:42 p.m.


Calumet Heights

Veterans’ Memorial Park, 2820 E. 98th St.

Friday, August 10: “Coco” (PG)

8:15 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Bradley Park, 9729 S. Yates Ave.

Saturday, July 21: “Wonder” (PG)

8:15 p.m. – 10:08 p.m.

West Pullman

West Pullman Park, 401 W. 123rd St.

Thursday, August 16: “The Fate of The Furious”(PG-13)

8 p.m. – 10:16 p.m.

Riverdale

Carver, 939 E. 132nd St.

Monday, June 25: “Black Panther” (PG-13)

8:30 p.m. – 10:44 p.m.

Washington Heights

One of the biggest comic book heroines “Wonder Woman” will be screened in multiple locations across Chicago. [Warner Bros.]

Euclid, 9800 S. Parnell Ave.

Thursday, June 28: “Wonder Woman” (PG-13)

8:30 p.m. – 10:51 p.m.  

Pullman

Palmer, 201 E. 111th

Friday, July 13: “War For The Planet Of The Apes” (PG-13)

8:30 p.m. – 10:50 p.m.

Beverly

Beverly, 2460 W. 102nd St.

Tuesday, July 17: “Monster, Inc.” (G)

8:15 p.m. – 9:47 p.m.

Mount Greenwood

McKiernan Playground Park,  10714 S. Sawyer Ave.

Thursday, June 14: “Ghostbusters” (PG)

8:30 p.m. – 10:15 p.m.

Hegewisch

Mann, 3035 E. 130th St.

Tuesday, July 24: “The Boss Baby” (PG)

8:15 p.m. – 9:52 p.m.

For more information visit Chicago Park District’s website https://www.chicagoparkdistrict.com.