The 2018 Blowing Rock FREE Family Movies in the Park

Families mark your calendars for Movies in the Park, as an incredible line-up awaits you. You will be able to enjoy outdoor movies in Memorial Park on Main Street in Downtown Blowing Rock! All of the movies will be family-friendly. All movies are on Thursday evenings (starting at dusk), rated G or PG, and all are FREE.

Feel free to bring your own food or snacks! Please remember that alcohol is not permitted in Memorial Park.

June 28: 
Black Panther
2018, Rated PG-13, 134 min.
with special sponsorship by Blowing Rock Town Tavern
T’Challa, the King of Wakanda, rises to the throne in the isolated, technologically advanced African nation, but his claim is challenged by a vengeful outsider who was a childhood victim of T’Challa’s father’s mistake. –See details and trailer on IMDB

July 5: 
The Lion King
1994, Rated G, 88 min.
A Lion cub crown prince is tricked by a treacherous uncle into thinking he caused his father’s death and flees into exile in despair, only to learn in adulthood his identity and his responsibilities. –See details and trailer on IMDB

July 12:
The Incredibles
with special sponsorship by Kilwins
2004, Rated PG, 115 min
A family of undercover superheroes, while trying to live the quiet suburban life, are forced into action to save the world. – See details and trailer on IMDB

July 19: 
Finding Nemo
2003, Rated G, 100 min.
with special sponsorship by Kilwins
After his son is captured in the Great Barrier Reef and taken to Sydney, a timid clownfish sets out on a journey to bring him home.  –See details and trailer on IMDB

July 26: 
2007, Rated G, 111 min.
A rat who can cook makes an unusual alliance with a young kitchen worker at a famous restaurant. –See details and trailer on IMDB

August 2:

2012, Rated PG, 93 min.
with special sponsorship by the Blowing Rock Fire & Rescue
Determined to make her own path in life, Princess Merida defies a custom that brings chaos to her kingdom. Granted one wish, Merida must rely on her bravery and her archery skills to undo a beastly curse. –See details and trailer on IMDB

Memorial Park is located next to Town Hall at 1036 Main Street. Rain location is the American Legion building at 333 Wallingford Road. Plenty of free parking for Memorial Park and the American Legion is available in the parking deck on Wallingford Road, just behind the park, and along Park Avenue. For more information, call Blowing Rock Parks & Recreation at 828-295-5222


  1. What time does it start.

    Can dogs come on a lease?

    • Avatar Jen Spink says

      Hi!! All movies start around dusk (approximately around 8:30pm). I’m not sure about dogs. I recommend calling the Blowing Rock office at 828-295-5222 to inquire.