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Downtown Winnipeg BIZ Presenting 10 Free Outdoor Movies in August

July 14, 2015 10:37 AM | Entertainment

Movies on Memorial

Movie-goers gather in Memorial Park on Tuesday, August 5, 2014 for a screening of “The Goonies” at Movies on Memorial. (TED GRANT / CHRISD.CA)

The Downtown Winnipeg BIZ is once again transforming outdoor downtown spaces into places to gather to watch some of Hollywood’s biggest blockbusters on a 40-foot screen.

Snacks from nearby food trucks and restaurants will be available at each screening.

Downtown Drive-In at the surface parking lot – Graham Ave. & Carlton St. (Saturday evenings)

August 1 – Back to the Future 2

August 8 – Wall-E

August 15 – Inception

August 22 – Guardians of the Galaxy

August 29 – Jurassic World

Movies start at sundown – about 9 p.m.

Free for people arriving on bikes, transit or foot, or $10 to reserve a space for your car!

Movies on Memorial at Memorial Park (Tuesday evenings)

In case of rain, the film will be screened on the following Wednesday

August 4 – Pitch Perfect 2

August 11 – Jaws

August 18 – Furious 7

August 25 – The Avengers

Movies start at sundown – about 9 p.m.

The Downtown Winnipeg BIZ will also present Rush Hour 3 at the green space at the corner of King Street and Pacific Avenue during the Chinatown Street Festival August 29 and 30.

“Movies on Memorial and the addition of the Downtown Drive-In screenings have been hugely popular,” says Stefano Grande, executive director of the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ. “It’s an opportunity to capitalize on an affordable, outdoor, summer evening activity, whether it’s family night or date night.”

— Staff