Outdoor Film Series

Join us during the summer's second Saturdays outside on the Gridiron for free movie nights! 

2018 dates set for June 9th, July 14th, and August 11th - more info coming soon!!

The Outdoor Film Series is presented free to the community by DTSB. This Series is a successful partnership bringing an art tradition usually found in large city centers to this thriving urban environment in the heart of South Bend.  Screenings are free to the public and held at the Gridiron at dusk (approximately 9:30 pm – weather permitting). Viewers are invited to bring their picnic blankets, chairs and snacks. 

2017 Summer Film Series Schedule 

The following businesses will be offering promotions for those who mention they're attending the film the day of the event:

Access Imprinted Sportswear:15% off all I Heart SB T-shirts, 25% off select Donna Sharp handbags.
Ali on the Boulevard: 10% off total purchase
Hair Crafters: $10 Kids Cuts by Gavin or Cynthia, plus 10% off retail
Just Goods: Free South Bend flag bumper sticker or laptop sticker 

Trolls | Saturday, June 10th | 7:00 p.m. | The Gridiron (next to the Chocolate Cafe - 122 S. Michigan St)

Join us on the Gridiron on June 10th for a FREE viewing of Trolls. Free parking is available on street, in the parking lot behind chocolate cafe, and the Leighton Garage. The pre-movie activities start at 7 p.m. and the movie begins at dusk (approx. 9:30 p.m.)

Here are the fun pre-movie activities that will be taking place:

*Make your own troll hair headband (free - limited to the first 175 children.)
*Visit the DTSB Glitter Tent to get a "glitter part" for just $5.
*Grab a treat from the South Bend Chocolate Cafe concession stand (small fee).
*Visit The Pigeon & The Hen Pottery to create a ceramic Troll keepsake with rainbow magic colors in acrylic paint, then sparkle it up with tons of glitter! Many other shapes available including popular summer beach things like mermaids, sea turtles, clouds and butterflies (small fee - items range $5-$10).
* Participate in the "Troll Hair Contest" at 8:30 p.m. (free; prizes awarded.)
* Visit the Fun By The Yard tent for some balloon art (small fee.)
*Join in on the Trolls Dance Party on the Gridiron with songs from the movie (free).
*Color some Trolls coloring pages (free).

Invite your friends for this glittery evening of film and fun in downtown South Bend! Visit the Facebook event page by clicking here.

 

Goonies | Saturday, July 8th | 7:00 p.m. | The Gridiron (next to the Chocolate Cafe - 122 S. Michigan St)


Bring your blankets or lawnchairs and join us on the Gridiron on July 8th for a FREE viewing of The Goonies. Free parking is available on street and in the Leighton Garage.

The movie will begin at dusk (approx. 9:30 p.m.) and the following pre-movie activities will begin at 7:00 p.m.:

*Participate in the "Truffle Shuffle" contest at 8:00 p.m. to win Downtown Dollars (register for the contest at the DTSB info booth by 7:45 p.m.; separate divisions will be available for children and adults). Check out this video for a refresher on how to Truffle Shuffle.
*Dress up as your favorite character from the movie or a pirate, for the costume contest that will take place at 8:30 p.m. (Downtown Dollars will be awarded; separate divisions will be available for children and adults; register for the contest at the DTSB info booth by 8:15 p.m.)
*Dig for buried treasure (for kids 10 & under) and find some gems!
*Walk the plank to earn a gold pirate coin.
*Make a wish and throw a penny in the wishing well to make it come true.
*Bring your camera and visit the Pirate Photo Booth, where we will have pirate hats, foam swords, eye patches, and more for you to take some fun group photos.
*Grab a treat from the Chocolate Cafe - Downtown SB concession stand (small fee).
*Visit The Pigeon & The Hen Pottery to paint a summer-themed clay cookie for $5 each.

Grab a Treasure Map at the DTSB Info Booth for a map of the Gridiron listing where all of these activities will be taking place.

Sing | Saturday, August 12th | 7:00 p.m. | The Gridiron (next to the Chocolate Cafe - 122 S. Michigan St)

Bring your blankets or lawnchairs and join us on the Gridiron on August 12th for a FREE viewing of "Sing". Free parking is available on street and in the Leighton Garage.

The movie will begin at dusk (approx. 9:15 p.m.) and the following pre-movie activities will begin at 7:00 p.m.:

*Show off your singing talents on our stage in front of the movie screen, where we will be having karaoke from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., and 8:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. (free)
*The Music Village's Wendelyn Daly will be presenting an interactive children's music program from 8:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. (free)
*Watch the world premiere of The Music Village's new video "Behind the Music," featuring their Rock School class, at 9:00 p.m. (free)
*Visit the Physicians Urgent Care booth for some swag items (free)
*Visit the DTSB Glitter Tent to get your hair, face, or arms glittered for just $5 an area.
*Color some "Sing" coloring pages (free)
*Grab a treat from the South Bend Chocolate Cafe concession stand (small fee).
*Visit The Pigeon & The Hen Pottery to paint animal-themed clay cookies for $5 each.
*Visit the Fun By The Yard balloon twisting booth (small fee).

 

Outdoor Film Series

August 11, 2018 - 7:00pm

Outdoor Film Series

July 14, 2018 - 7:00pm

Outdoor Film Series

June 9, 2018 - 7:00pm

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