Unwind after a long work week and enjoy FREE, family-friendly entertainment in Market Square! Bring a blanket or lawn chair, some snacks or stop by one of our great Downtown restaurants for something to eat! A concessionaire will also be on site. The movie begins at dusk (around sunset-when the sun has gone down enough to see the screen) in Market Square, with kids activities beginning around 6:00pm.
Adaptation of the first of J.K. Rowling's popular children's novels about Harry Potter, a boy who learns on his eleventh birthday that he is the orphaned son of two powerful wizards and possesses unique magical powers of his own. He is summoned from his life as an unwanted child to become a student at Hogwarts, an English boarding school for wizards. There, he meets several friends who become his closest allies and help him discover the truth about his parents' mysterious deaths. Rated: PG
FREE activities include: Face painting, Geek Mob with Costumed Characters, Harry Potter Trivia, Candy and other Giveaways.
Looking for any way to get away from the life and town he was born into, Tripp (Lucas Till), a high school senior, builds a monster truck from bits and pieces of scrapped cars. After an accident at a nearby oil-drilling site displaces a strange and subterranean creature with a taste and a talent for speed, Tripp may have just found the key to getting out of town with a most unlikely friend. Rated: PG
FREE activities: Face Painting, Balloon Art, Restored Bus from the Virginia Museum of Transportation, Roanoke City Police Department with activities
Former scientist Galen Erso lives on a farm with his wife and young daughter Jyn. His peaceful existence comes crashing down when the evil Orson Krennic takes him away from his beloved family. Many years later, Galen is now the Empire's lead engineer for the most powerful weapon in the galaxy, the Death Star. Knowing that her father holds the key to its destruction, a vengeful Jyn joins forces with a spy and other resistance fighters to steal the space station's plans for the Rebel Alliance. Rated: PG13
FREE Activities start at 6pm: Star Wars Costumed Characters and R2D2 (weather permitting), Face Painting, Balloon Art, plus Roanoke Doesn't Suck LLC will have Star Wars Trivia, prize wheel and treats!
When Dory, the forgetful blue tang (Ellen DeGeneres), suddenly remembers she has a family who may be looking for her, she, Marlin (Albert Brooks) and Nemo (Hayden Rolence) take off on a life-changing quest to find them…with help from Hank, a cantankerous octopus; Bailey, a beluga whale who’s convinced his biological sonar skills are on the fritz; and Destiny, a nearsighted whale shark! Dive into the movie overflowing with unforgettable characters, dazzling animation and gallons of fun! Rated: PG
FREE Activities start at 6pm: Animals from Mill Mountail Zoo, Face Painting, Balloon Art, Sponsor Give aways, Roanoke City Police Department demos, plus visit the aquariums inside Center in the Square and find Dory, Nemo, and more! Plus the Roanoke Pinball Museum will offer a discount on admission.