City of Burlington offers free Movies Under the Stars

The City of Burlington is inviting residents to enjoy a free movie under the stars, presented by Tim Hortons, every Thursday night until August 14.

Burlington, Ont. – July 7, 2014— “Tim Hortons is pleased to support the City of Burlington’s Movies Under the Stars series again this year,” said Julie Granger, regional marketing manager with Tim Hortons. “The Burlington restaurant owners love the outdoor movies and the opportunity to say thank you to their loyal guests with a free movie in their neighbourhood parks.”

The movies are shown on 25 by 14 foot (7.62 by 4.27 metre) outdoor viewing screen and begin at 9 p.m. on each on the following dates:

Date  Location  Movie
Thursday, July 10    Nelson Park  Frozen
Thursday, July 17    Kiwanis Park  Muppets: Most Wanted
Thursday, July 24    Optimist Park  Turbo
Thursday, July 31    Emerson Park  Rio 2
Thursday, August 7  Lowville Park  Enders Game
Thursday, August 14    Mohawk Park  Mr. Peabody & Sherman


“The popularity of the City of Burlington’s movie series has grown each summer,” said Denise Beard, the city’s manager of community development. “The movies are selected based on neighbourhood demographics and residents are encouraged to walk or bike to their neighbourhood park for the movie.”

The City of Burlington is encouraging residents bring their own lawn chairs and blankets and enjoy a night of family-friendly fun. Washrooms and limited parking are available at each park.

For site maps, movie previews and weather delay or cancellation information, visit or call the festivals and events hotline at 905-335-7766.

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