Family Movie Nights at Joyner Park

You're invited to enjoy a movie under the stars!

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department is pleased to offer the following Family Movie Nights and special pre-show activities at Joyner Park:

  • May 26 - Coco - Due to the threat of inclement weather, moved inside Flaherty Park Community Center, 1226 N. White St.

  • June 30 - The Lion King

  • July 28 - Cars 3

  • Aug. 11 - Beauty & The Beast - Due to the threat of inclement weather, this event will be moved inside Flaherty Park Community Center, 1226 N. White St.

Pre-show activities begin at 7:15 pm. Movie Showtime is 8:30 pm. Anyone planning to attend is urged to arrive early as viewing space may be limited.

Pre-Show Activities

New this year, Family Movie Nights at Joyner Park will also include the following movie-related pre-show activities beginning at 7:15 p.m.:

  • May 26 - Music & Masks
    Make skull masks at the arts and crafts table and join local student performers as they play and sing music from the movie, Coco.
  • June 30 – Meet the Animals of Africa
    The NC Museum of Natural History will be onsite with a “Meet the Animals” program table and Carolina Tiger Rescue will provide a community presentation.  
  • July 28 – Create a Car
    Bring your own cardboard box to create a car with your family that you can sit in while you enjoy Cars 3. 
  • Aug 11 – Belle & Books
    Bring a new or gently used book to donate and enjoy a Meet and Greet with Princess Belle.  

Know Before You Go

  • These events are free and open to the public.

  • Be sure to bring a blanket and/or chairs. You may also want to bring bug spray, a flash light and umbrella - just in case.

  • Alcohol, smoking, and unleashed pets are prohibited

Assorted food vendors will be on hand selling snacks and beverages.

Weather Updates  

In case of inclement weather, the movie screenings may be relocated to Flaherty Park Community Center, 1226 N. White St. Updated show information will be available on the town's Facebook page and by calling the Wake Forest Weather Line at 919-435-9569.

Smartphone users who have downloaded the Town of Wake Forest app will receive a push notification message informing them of any schedule changes.

Thank you to our Sponsors!   
Thank you to our generous sponsors who make this event possible! Our 2018 sponsors include: McPherson Family Eye Care, Edward JonesAllstate Insurance - Thomas Walters, Capital PowerSports, Bumgarner & MartinPrimrose School of Heritage Wake Forest, Mosquito Joe of Eastern WakeVision Martial Arts, The College at Southeastern, Avance Primary CareWells Family Dental GroupBritish Swim SchoolAllen Tate - Michelle PalatineTriangle Family Dentistry and The YMCA

For information on sponsorship opportunities, contact Marketing & Business Relations Specialist, Anna Bolton.   

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