Movies in the Park 2017, presented by Downtown Grand Rapids Inc. features Remember the Titans and Pitch Perfect on a giant LED video wall.

Remember the Titans (PG) was originally released in 2000 and runs for 113 minutes. The film will be shown in English with English subtitles.

Pitch Perfect (PG-13) was originally released in 2012 and runs for 112 minutes. The film will be shown in English with English subtitles.

The event is free and open to the public.

Costumes encouraged.


Friday, August 18, 2017. Follow Downtown Grand Rapids Inc. on Facebook for detailed schedule of activities and event updates.

6PM – Free movie-themed activities begin. Highlights include:

  • DJ Adrian Butler and Host Gabriella de la Vega of El Mundo Musical
  • Play in the football bounce house
  • Practice the perfect spiral at the Football Throw Dome
  • Take the football challenge!
  • Visit the Mexican Festival tent for pre-movie fun
  • Check out the Grand Rapids Hispanic Festival tent and other sponsor booths before the movie starts

7PM - Remember the Titans begins.

9:30PM - Pitch Perfect begins.


Ah-Nab-Awen Park, on the west bank of the Grand River, adjacent to Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum in Downtown Grand Rapids. 

If you choose to drive, plan ahead for parking to avoid wasting time looking for a space.

Bike parking made available in the park if you choose to bike. 

Movie Night Tips

To help movie goers enjoy the night out under the stars, here are a few quick tips:

  • The park fills up fast, so get there early for the best spots.
  • Nothing beats an ice cold one on a warm summer night. If you’d like to partake, be sure to bring your own drinks and picture ID.
  • While packing up, you might as well make it a picnic in the park. If you choose not to bring food, vendors will have snacks for purchase.
  • You’ll be outside for a few hours, so get comfy. We suggest bringing a blanket or chairs to sit on.
  • Those under the age of 15 must be accompanied by an adult.
  • You may love your ringtone, but that doesn’t mean everyone else does. Please silence your phones.
  • If you need to talk during the movie, please keep your voices low.
  • In the event of rain, we’ll have to cancel the show. Follow Downtown Grand Rapids Inc. on Facebook to stay up-to-date.

Series Sponsors

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Star Partners:

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