Family Movie Nights at Joyner Park begin Saturday with “Lady and the Tramp”  

Monday, May 22, 2023 - 3:37pm

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department will host the first in a series of Family Movie Nights at Joyner Park this Saturday, May 27, at 8:30 p.m. The featured film will be “Lady and the Tramp.”

In addition, the following food and dessert trucks will be onsite: JAM Ice Cream, Tacos Las Gringas, Kona Ice, and Goodness GraceUs.

Free and open to the public, Family Movie Nights feature a variety of family-friendly film favorites and genres, including comedies, dramas, and thrillers, all projected on a 26-foot inflatable movie screen in the park’s amphitheater. Each will also include a movie-related pre-show activity for kids beginning at 7:15 p.m.

Future film screenings are scheduled on the following Saturdays: June 17 (Encanto), July 22 (Zootopia), and August 5 (Spider Man: No Way Home). Showtime is 8:30 p.m. Anyone planning to attend is urged to arrive early as viewing space may be limited.

Attendees are encouraged to bring a blanket and/or chairs but are reminded that alcohol, smoking, and unleashed pets are prohibited.

In the event of rain, Family Movie Night may be moved inside Joyner Park Community Center. Updates will be posted on the Town website, Nextdoor site, and Facebook page.  Smart phone users who have downloaded the Town of Wake Forest app will also receive a push notification message concerning any schedule changes.

For more information, visit or contact PRCR Events Coordinator Suja Jacob at 919-435-9558 or [email protected].  

E. Carroll Joyner Park