Category Film

Note: This post was updated to include events at Newport Green Playground on 7/5 and events in Washington Park and Lincoln Park on 7/13.

Summer films and theatre events are revving up at parks around Jersey City and Hoboken. The Hamilton Park Neighborhood Association, the Van Vorst Park AssociationJersey City Cultural Affairs, the City of Hoboken and the County of Hudson are presenting feature films and live theatre for audiences of all ages. All events begin at sundown, unless otherwise noted. Be sure to bring your own blankets and chairs!

June 22: Creed, Van Vorst Park, 257 Montgomery Street

June 22: Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Pier A Park, 100 Sinatra Drive, Hoboken. 9 pm

June 23: Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Arc, Hamilton Park, 25 West Hamilton Place

June 23: The Smurfs, City Hall, 280 Grove Street

June 27: The Lego Movie, Bayside Park, 1 Bayside Park Drive

June 29: The Big Short, Pier A Park, 100 Sinatra Drive, Hoboken. 9 pm

July 6: Casablanca, Van Vorst Park, 257 Montgomery Street

July 6: Minions, Newport Green Playground, 14th Street and River Drive South

July 7: The Lorax, Thomas McGovern Park, 36 Sycamore Road

July 11: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, Leonard Gordon Park, Palisades Avenue between Kennedy Boulevard and Liberty Avenue

July 13: The Martian, Pier A Park, 100 Sinatra Drive, Hoboken. 9 pm

July 18: Googsebumps, Washington Park, Jersey City/Union City, Palisade Avenue and Paterson Plank Road

July 20: Big Hero 6, Lincoln Park, Soccer Field near West Side Avenue entrance

July 20: Zootopia,Van Vorst Park, 257 Montgomery Street

July 20: Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Newport Green Playground, 14th Street and River Drive South

July 20: Brooklyn, Pier A Park, 100 Sinatra Drive, Hoboken, 9 pm

July 21: Shakespeare in the Park: Edward III, Hamilton Park Gazebo, 25 West Hamilton Place, 7 pm

July 21: Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day, Riverview Park, Palisade Avenue between Griffith and Bowers Streets

July 25: Cars, Columbia Park, 145 Old Bergen Road

July 25: Happy Feet, Audubon Park, 12 Audubon Avenue

July 25: Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Mama Johnson Field, 4th Street between Jackson and Harrison Streets in Hoboken, 9 pm

July 27: Jurassic World, Pier A Park, 100 Sinatra Drive, Hoboken, 9 pm

July 27: Pirates of the Carribean: Curse of the Black Pearl, Newport Green Playground, 14th Street and River Drive South

July 28: Hook, Hamilton Park, 25 West Hamilton Place

July 28: Shakespeare in the Park: Edward III, Van Vorst Park, 257 Montgomery Street

August 1: Planes: Fire & Rescue, Berry Lane Park, 1000 Garfield Avenue

August 3: Finding Vivian Mayer, Van Vorst Park, 257 Montgomery Street

August 3: Shakespeare in the Park: As You Like It, Newport Green Playground, 14th Street and River Drive South, 6 pm

August 3: Minions, Pier A Park, 100 Sinatra Drive, Hoboken, 8:30 pm

August 4: Wizard of Oz, Ercel Webb Park, 264 Van Horne Street

August 8: Toy Story, Pershing Field, 201 Central Avenue

August 10: The Peanuts Movie, Pier A Park, 100 Sinatra Drive, Hoboken, 8:30 pm

August 10: The Lorax, Washington Park, Jersey City/Union City

August 17: Audience Choice! Email filmsinvanvorst(at)aol.com to vote, Van Vorst Park, 257 Montgomery Street

August 17: Inside Out, Pier A Park, 100 Sinatra Drive, Hoboken, 8:30 pm

August 18: Shakespeare in the Park: Henry IV, Hamilton Park Gazebo, 25 West Hamilton Place, 7 pm

August 18: Planes, Arlington Park, situated in the triangle between Grand Street, Arlington Avenue and Bramhall Avenue

August 18: Inside Out, Lincoln Park, Soccer Field near West Side Avenue entrance

August 22: Finding Nemo, Hamilton Park, 25 West Hamilton Place

August 25: Life of Pi, Hamilton Park, 25 West Hamilton Place

August 25: ET, Harsimus Cemetery, 435 Newark Avenue

August 29: Big Hero 6, Colombia Park, 145 Old Bergen Road

August 31: Joy, Van Vorst Park, 257 Montgomery Street

September 1: Inside Out, Berry Lane Park, 1000 Garfield Avenue

September 7: Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Van Vorst Park, 257 Montgomery Street (Update: Rescheduled for Sept. 21.)

September 8: Inside Out, Bayside Park, 1 Bayside Park Drive

September 12: Paddington, Pershing Field, 201 Central Avenue

September 15: Jaws (For Adults),  J. Owen Grundy Pier, located at the foot of Montgomery Street at Exchange Place

September 23: Inside Out, Hamilton Park, 25 West Hamilton Place

October 14: Wizard of Oz, Hamilton Park, 25 West Hamilton Place

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