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Movies in the Park Lineup Announced

 

 

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WZZM) -- The lineup for this summer's Movies in the Park series in downtown Grand Rapids was announced Thursday.

This year's films are scheduled at Ah-Nab-Awen Park on the following nights:

 

  • June 5: E.T.
  • June 19: Dazed and Confused
  • July 10: Dirty Dancing
  • July 24: Hook
  • August 7: The Matrix
  • August 21: The Lost Boys

The August 21 event is to be a double feature, with the second film chosen by the public from this list:

 

  • 10 Things I Hate About You
  • Mean Girls
  • Ghostbusters
  • Jaws
  • Transformers

Vote for your choice at this link.

Downtown Grand Rapids, Inc., and event co-sponsors Friends of Grand Rapids Parks and Franklin Partners, announced the lineup during an event downtown. Organizers say the movie series, started in 2013, attracted about 19,000 people last year and an estimated $440,000 in total consumer spending, amounting to about $13 in economic return for downtown and participating businesses for ever $1 spent producing the events.

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