The revitalization of Davis Park at Founder's Landing won't stop a popular riverfront event from happening this summer.

Free Outdoor Movies on Big Screen in Downtown Rockford

An exciting movie lineup has been announced for the 2023 Friday Night Flix summer season that will begin June 2 on the south lawn of Davis Park.

According to the press release from ASM Global Rockford and Davis Park at Founders Landing, the movies will be shown on a huge blowup screen the first Friday of every month from June to August.

Admission for Friday Night Flix is free with the park opening to the public at 6:30 pm and activities for the kids from 6:30 to 7:30 pm.

Food trucks will be set up from 6:30 pm until the movie ends, and guests are invited to bring their own food and non-alcoholic beverages into the park for the movie, according to the press release.

What Movies Are Showing at Free Friday Flix in Rockford This Year?

Free Friday Flix movies begin at dusk (around 8:30 pm) on the south lawn of Davis Park and this year will feature three outstanding films that all ages will enjoy together.

  • June 2, 2023: Tangled

We are excited to bring back a well-loved community event this summer! Everyone is welcome to attend and enjoy these free Friday Night Flix events in the heart of downtown Rockford. We thank our sponsors for all their support, many of which have supported these events in past years. We cannot wait to get this summer started and we hope to see you all there! -Gretchen Gilmore, ASM Global Rockford General Manager

All are welcome for Friday Night Flights where lawn chairs and blankets are encouraged to reserve your spot. Bring your family and friends downtown to enjoy great company, scenic views, delicious food, and activities by the river.

Details about each movie night, food trucks, parking information, and more will be announced in the upcoming weeks so make sure to get our app and never miss out on anything.

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What Happens If There's Rain in the Forecast during Friday Night Flix?

A decision will be made to re-schedule or cancel the movie night no later than 2 pm on the day of the event. This notification will be posted on the Friday Night Flix and Davis Park Facebook pages, according to the press release.

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