Movies in the Park Page


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The Greater Downtown Council's Movies in the Park Series: Leif Erikson Park - Duluth, MN 

Friday nights, take a walk to the park for a one-of-a-kind experience that offers everyone the opportunity to sit back, relax and enjoy the show under the stars on the shores of Lake Superior.

For questions or concerns about the GDC Movies in the Park or ways that you would like to be a supporter of the free outdoor movie series contact Darlene from the Greater Downtown Council at 218.727.8549.

THE 2016 Movie Line-up

Show times are approximate

July 9:     Shark Tail (PG) - 9pm
July 15:   Muppet Treasure Island (G) - 9pm
July 22:   Battleship (PG13) - 8:45pm
July 29:   Swiss Family Robinson (G) - 8:45pm
August 5:     Princess Bride (PG) - 8:30pm
August 12:   Hook (PG) - 8:15pm
August 19:   Castaway (PG-13) - 8pm
August 26:   Pirates of the Caribbean: Black Pearl (PG-13) - 7:45pm



  • Event security & staff hold the right to deny admittance and remove patrons.

  • Leif Erikson Park is reserved exclusively for MITP use on designated Fridays.

  • MITP is open to the public & admittance is FREE.

  • Participants must be ages 16 or older or accompanied by an adult at all times.

  • Satellite bathrooms are on-site for convenience

  • Leashed dogs are welcome; you must clean up after your pet.

  • Parking is limited, please consider walking.

  • Bring blankets or folding chairs for comfort.

  • Alcoholic beverages are not allowed, coolers/bags will be checked at the gate.

  • MITP is a smoke-free event, except in the designated smoking area.

  • High winds and lightning, not rain, are causes for cancellations.

  • Bring umbrellas and rain jackets for raining/misty nights.

  • Weather cancellations will be made at show time.