Movies on Monroe, the premier outdoor film series in Grand Rapids, returns this summer with big screen entertainment at 555 Monroe Ave NW by the banks of the Grand River!
This #MoviesOnMonroe event will feature Mean Girls (PG-13) and 10 Things I Hate About You (PG-13) in English with English subtitles.
MOVIE NIGHT BASICS
– Gates open at 6:00 PM with pre-movie entertainment hosted by Gabriella de la Vega of WYCE’s El Mundo Musical and DJ AB is Adrian Butler.
– The first movie (Mean Girls) begins at 7:30 PM, followed by a brief intermission and then the second movie (10 Things I Hate About You).
– Movies will play on 400-square foot LED video wall presented in partnership with LiveSpace.
– Moviegoers are encouraged to bring their own chairs, beer, wine, and snacks. Rental lawn chairs will be available for $2 per chair. Proceeds will benefit Friends of Grand Rapids Parks.
– Food trucks will be on-site and various snacks will be available for purchase at the event.
– Pets are welcome!
– This is a smoke-free event series.
– Costumes are encouraged.
– All events are weather dependent. Stay tuned to DGRI’s social channels for updates.
– On Fridays, we wear pink! Attendees are invited to wear pink in honor of “Mean Girls.”
– Make your own Santa candy grahams
– African performances by Motherland House Concerts and Myra Maimoh Music
– Archery games
– Create an anti Burn Book or collage with Lions & Rabbits art gallery
– Make your own beaded friendship bracelets!
– Santa hat decorating activity
– Get a custom poem written for you from poets of the DiabTribe
– NorthEast Print House will print movie-themed merchandise available for purchase
– Liberty Footwear Inc. will have a presence on-site
– Dance performance by Bird Clarkson
– Make memories permanent at our photo booth!
THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS & PARTNERS
– The City of Grand Rapids
– Grand Rapids Food Truck Association
– Grand Rapids Pride Center
– Disability Advocates of Kent County
– Latino Community Coalition
– Local First West Michigan
– Monroe North Business Association – Grand Rapids, MI
– LINC community revitalization
– Cameo Sponsor: Embassy Suites Grand Rapids
– Cameo Sponsor: Big E’s Sports Grill
– Cameo Sponsor: Metro by T-Mobile
– Cameo Sponsor: Camp Bow Wow Grand Rapids Airport
– Additional Partners: Girl Scouts, Lions & Rabbits, LaughFest, The DiabTribe, Kent County Health Department
– Downtown Neighbor Network
– The Mental Health Foundation of West Michigan – be nice.
– Kent County Department of Public Works