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Movies in the Garden ’19


Event Details

This event is running from 11 July 2019 until 8 August 2019. It is next occurring on July 25, 2019 7:00 PM


July 11 – August 8, 2019

RLT’s Louise “Scottie” Stephenson Amphitheatre (General Admission)


Join us this summer as we present five FREE outdoor movies on Thursdays in July and August! All movies will be held in the Stephenson Amphitheatre next to the Raleigh Rose Garden.

Movies in the Garden is a family-friendly event, showing movies that are rated G, PG and PG-13. Concessions (including cold adult beverages provided by Raleigh Brewing) will be available for purchase. Food trucks will be at each show. Please, no outside alcohol, as this is a city park, but feel free to bring cushions/blankets/chairs. Looking for parking tips? Download the Hillsborough Street App!

THURSDAY, JULY 11 | MARY POPPINS RETURNS

Runtime: 2h 10min
Rating: PG
Food Trucks: CockadoodlemooMr. MongolianJay’s Italian Ice
Pre-show Activity: Scavenger Hunt

Decades after her original visit, the magical nanny returns to help the Banks siblings and Michael’s children through a difficult time in their lives. Read the IMDB entry for Mary Poppins Returns.

THURSDAY, JULY 18 | BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY

Runtime: 2h 14min
Rating: PG-13
Food Trucks: Las GringasFresh Outta BrooklynJay’s Italian Ice
Pre-show Activity: Lip Sync Contest

The story of the legendary rock band Queen and lead singer Freddie Mercury, leading up to their famous performance at Live Aid ’85. Read the IMDB entry for Bohemian Rhapsody.

THURSDAY, JULY 25 | BEETLEJUICE

Runtime: 1h 32min
Rating: PG
Food Trucks: Mr. MongolianFresh Outta BrooklynJay’s Italian Ice
Pre-show Activity: Movie Party with Alamo Drafthouse, Performance from RLT’s A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder

The spirits of a deceased couple are harassed by an unbearable family that has moved into their home, and hire a malicious spirit to drive them out. Read the IMDB entry for Beetlejuice.

THURSDAY, AUGUST 1 | SPIDER-MAN: INTO THE SPIDER-VERSE

Runtime: 1h 57min
Rating: PG
Food Trucks: Las GringasFresh Outta BrooklynJay’s Italian Ice
Pre-show Activity: Dog Costume Contest with Unleashed and Dogs of ITB

Teen Miles Morales becomes Spider-Man of his reality, crossing his path with five counterparts from other dimensions to stop a threat for all realities. Read the IMDB entry for Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse.

THURSDAY, AUGUST 8 | MAMMA MIA! HERE WE GO AGAIN

Runtime: 1h 54min
Rating: PG-13
Food Trucks: Will & Pop’sFresh Outta BrooklynJay’s Italian Ice
Pre-show Activity: Interview & Performance with Groove in the Garden artist Michael Casey & Piedmont Laureate David Menconi

Five years after the events of Mamma Mia! (2008), Sophie prepares for the grand reopening of the Hotel Bella Donna as she learns more about her mother’s past. Read the IMDB entry for Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again .

Support and Sponsors

Thanks to our Movies in the Garden sponsors: Raleigh Brewing Company & Live It Up! Hillsborough Street. Additional support provided by GoRaleigh and NC By Train.