You'll have the chance to see several free movies at Evansville parks this summer with members of the police department.

There are several options in the Evansville area for families to get together and have some fun. Now, there are a few more things that you and your family can do this summer that are absolutely free. If you love movies, food, and a good time in a safe environment, you are going to want to attend the Movie Night in the Park Series.

Movie Night in the Park Starting This Week

The Evansville Police Department, in partnership with the Department of Parks & Recreation, will kick off the new, summer Movie Night in the Park series this Friday night. Members of the public can watch “Sing 2” on Friday, June 14, at 8:15 p.m. at Stockwell Park. The event is free, with attendees encouraged to bring their own chairs and refreshments. Food trucks will also be on-site to purchase food.

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Members of the Evansville Police Department will continue their efforts to get out in the community to get to know residents, answer any questions they might have, and it also gives you the chance to get to know the officers too.  Members of the Evansville Fire Department will also be present; attendees are encouraged to meet our city's first responders while at the park. In the press release, Evansville Police Chief, Phillip Smith said:

“We’re excited to be able to partner with the Department of Parks & Recreation and the City of Evansville to provide this free, safe program to residents of our community this summer. Six times this summer, we’ll show a different, family-friendly movie in a different park, all as part of Mayor Terry’s Safe Evansville program.”

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This will surely be a great time. You can take a look at the full schedule of Movie Night in the Park events, and make your plans to attend one of (or all) the dates below.

  • June 14, Stockwell Park, 8:15 p.m.
  • June 28, Vann/Pollack Park, 8:15 p.m.
  • July 12, Wesselman Park, 8:15 p.m.
  • July 19, Sunset Park (east), 8:15 p.m.
  • July 26, Igelheart Park, 8:00 p.m.
  • August 2, Garvin Park, 8:00 p.m.

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