Summer is here, which means another season of FREE films al fresco at Segerstrom Center’s FREE Movie Mondays
, returning for its tenth season on the Argyros Plaza. Local movie-goers can catch up with friends old and new on these casual evenings of fun activities, picnic dinners or specialties from popular food trucks and watching five fan-favorite films on consecutive Mondays.
Set-up begins at 5:30 p.m., with the movie starting at dusk (approximately 8 p.m.). Guests are encouraged to bring beach chairs or other easily portable seating items, snacks and picnic suppers. Barbecues and similar food preparation are not permitted.
Movie Monday Lineup:
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July 25 – Elf
Come celebrate Christmas in July with Buddy the Elf as he travels to New York City in search of his biological father (James Caan), spreading Christmas cheer along the way. As a human raised by elves and living in the North Pole, Buddy (Will Ferrell) can’t shake the feeling he doesn’t fit in with his fellow toy-making elves. Elf is a spirited, good-natured family comedy full of holiday spirit and Yuletide cheer.
PG, 2003, 93 minutes
Scheduled Food Trucks:
- Buddy’s favorite dinner eating contest
- KIA green screen photo opportunity
- KIA basketball hoop shooting contest
- Mini docent-led tours of venues
- Special surprise guest from the North Pole!
August 1 – Ferris Bueller’s Day Off
It’s a 30 year celebration as Segerstrom Center and Ferris Bueller both made their debut in 1986! This American comedy from John Hughes follows a high school senior, Ferris Bueller (Matthew Broderick), who skips school with his girlfriend Sloane (Mia Sara) and best friend Cameron (Alan Ruck) on a one-day journey through the streets of Chicago.
PG-13, 1986, 103 minutes
Scheduled Food Trucks:
August 8 – Labyrinth
Fifteen-year-old Sarah resents her little brother and secretly wishes he would disappear. Her wish comes true when goblins kidnap the boy. To rescue her brother, she must sneak into the castle of the Goblin King, which is in the center of a fantastical labyrinth. But, the task is easier said than done, for the maze is filled with strange creatures and mind-bending puzzles, and nothing is really as it seems. George Lucas produced and Jim Henson directed this gothic fantasy that pits living and breathing actors Jennifer Connelly and David Bowie against a motley collection of Muppet monsters.
PG, 1986, 1 hour 42 minutes