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Until the first Movies in the Square

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Movies in the Square

Mark your calendars for the first movie night on June 27th!
Thursday nights throughout the summer, Springer Market Square is transformed into an outdoor movie theatre, with films projected on a giant inflatable screen. Bring your friends and family, grab a blanket or lawn chairs, and settle in for an unforgettable movie experience. The Movies in the Square start time is not exact. We wait for dusk for optimal viewing.

Make sure to grab your spot early!

2024 Lineup

Thursday, June 20

Summer Qamp

2023 · 1 h 20 min

Documentary

At a camp in rural Alberta, queer, non-binary, and trans teens get to just be kids in a supportive space, surrounded by counsellors who can relate to their experience.

  • Director: Jen Markowitz

Thursday, June 27

10 Things I hate about you

1999 · 1 h 37 min

Comedy

Romance

On the first day at his new school, Cameron (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) instantly falls for Bianca (Larisa Oleynik), the gorgeous girl of his dreams. The only problem is that Bianca is forbidden to date...until her ill-tempered, completely un-datable older sister Kat (Julia Stiles) goes out, too. In an attempt to solve his problem, Cameron singles out the only guy who could possibly be a match for Kat: a mysterious bad boy (Heath Ledger) with a nasty reputation of his own!

  • Stars: Troy Kennedy Martin, Donna Powers, Wayne Powers
  • Director: Gil Junger
  • Writers: Karen McCullah, Kirsten Smith, William Shakespeare

Thursday, July 11

Mission: Impossible - Dead Reckoning

2023 · 2 h 43 min

Action

Adventure

Ethan Hunt and the IMF team must track down a terrifying new weapon that threatens all of humanity if it falls into the wrong hands. With control of the future and the fate of the world at stake, a deadly race around the globe begins. Confronted by a mysterious, all-powerful enemy, Ethan is forced to consider that nothing can matter more than the mission -- not even the lives of those he cares about most.

  • Stars: Tom Cruise, Hayley Atwell, Ving Rhames
  • Director: Christopher McQuarrie
  • Writers: Bruce Geller, Christopher McQuarrie, Erik Jendresen

Thursday, July 18

Barbie

2023 · 1 h 54 min

Fantasy

Comedy

Barbie and Ken are having the time of their lives in the colorful and seemingly perfect world of Barbie Land. However, when they get a chance to go to the real world, they soon discover the joys and perils of living among humans.

  • Stars: Margot Robbie, Ryan Gosling, Issa Rae
  • Director: Greta Gerwig
  • Writer: Greta Gerwig, Noah Baumbach

Thursday, July 25

The Italian Job

2003 · 1 h 51 min

Action

Thriller

After a heist in Venice, Steve turns on his partners in crime, killing safecracker John Bridger and keeping all the gold for himself; the rest of the team, including leader Charlie Croker, driver Handsome Rob, explosives man Left Ear and tech geek Lyle, vows revenge; they enlist the help of Bridger's daughter, Stella and plot to recover the gold from Steve's Los Angeles mansion.

  • Stars: Donald Sutherland, Mark Wahlberg, Edward Norton
  • Director: F. Gary Gray
  • Writer: Troy Kennedy Martin, Donna Powers, Wayne Powers

Thursday, August 1

A League of Their Own

1992 · 2 h 08 min

Comedy

Drama

As America's stock of athletic young men is depleted during World War II, a professional all-female baseball league springs up in the Midwest, funded by publicity-hungry candy maker Walter Harvey (Garry Marshall). Competitive sisters Dottie Hinson (Geena Davis) and Kit Keller (Lori Petty) spar with each other, scout Ernie Capadino (Jon Lovitz) and grumpy has-been coach Jimmy Dugan (Tom Hanks) on their way to fame. Madonna and Rosie O'Donnell co-star as two of the sisters' teammates.

  • Stars: Tom Hanks, Geena Davis, Lori Petty
  • Director: Penny Marshall
  • Writer: Kim Wilson, Kelly Candaele, Lowell Ganz

Thursday, August 8

Beetlejuice

1988 · 1 h 32 min

Comedy

Fantasy

Adam and Barbara are a normal couple...who happen to be dead. They have given their precious time to decorate their house and make it their own, but unfortunately a family is moving in, and not quietly. Adam and Barbara try to scare them out, but end up becoming the main attraction to the money making family. They call upon Beetlejuice to help, but Beetlejuice has more in mind than just helping.

  • Stars: Alec Baldwin, Geena Davis, Michael Keaton
  • Director: Tim Burton
  • Writer: Michael McDowell, Larry Wilson, Warren Skaaren

Thursday, August 15

Freaky Friday

2003 · 1 h 37 min

Comedy

Family

The wide generation gap between Tess Coleman and her teenage daughter Anna is more than evident. They simply cannot understand each other's preferences. On a Thursday night they have a big argument in a Chinese restaurant. Both receive a fortune cookie each from the restaurant owner's mother which causes them to switch bodies next day. As they adjust with their new personalities, they begin to understand each other more and eventually it's the mutual self-respect that sorts the things out.

  • Stars: Jamie Lee Curtis, Lindsay Lohan, Mark Harmon
  • Director: Mark Waters
  • Writer: Mary Rodgers, Heather Hach, Leslie Dixon

Thursday, August 22

Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian

2009 · 1 h 45 min

Comedy

Adventure

Ben Stiller returns as night museum security guard Larry Daily, who gets back there just in time to find that he needs to get his friends out of trouble. This new installment takes us to the Smithsonian Institution, and introduces us to new characters such as Amelia Earhart, General Custer, and many more.

  • Stars: Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson, Amy Adams
  • Director: Shawn Levy
  • Writers: Robert Ben Garant, Thomas Lennon

Thursday, August 29

Lilo & stitch

2002 · 1 h 25 min

Animation

Adventure

A young and parentless girl adopts a 'dog' from the local pound, completely unaware that it's supposedly a dangerous scientific experiment that's taken refuge on Earth and is now hiding from its creator and those who see it as a menace.

  • Stars: Daveigh Chase, Chris Sanders, Tia Carrere
  • Directors: Dean DeBlois, Chris Sanders
  • Writers: Chris Sanders, Dean DeBlois

New for 2024!

The Star Lounge

The Star Lounge is a Movies in the Square reserved seating area in a prime viewing location. Relax in a comfortable inflatable lounger while you enjoy freshly popped popcorn and a cold drink. There's no better way to enjoy a movie under the stars.

The Star Lounge tickets:

Single Ticket .......$10
Family Pass (up to 5 people) ....... $40

Relax and enjoy the beautiful scenery and fresh air!

Picnic in the Square

Popcorn and drinks

A movie without popcorn is like Han without Chewie, still pretty awesome, but not epic! Freshly popped popcorn and canned drinks are availalbe to purchase at every movie. Popcorn is $2, drinks are $1.

Cotton Candy

Not everybody loves popcorn. We are as shocked as you, but we aim to please. So, for those of you with more of a sweet tooth, cotton candy is now available for just $4!


Grab & Go.

Downtown Kingston has a wide range of restaurants, cafes, bakeries, pubs, and grocery stores to grab food, snacks, or drinks. Whether you are in the mood for something light or something hearty, we've got you covered. Movies in the Square is the perfect way to unwind and spend quality time with friends and family. So, pack a basket, grab a blanket, and join us for a fun-filled night.


Enjoy a movie under the stars

Relive it

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Downtown Kingston BIA, representing +700 Downtown property and business owners.

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