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Movies Under the Stars

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Downtown Chapel Hill, Wallace Parking Deck 150 E. Rosemay Street Various Thursdays June-August 8:30pm Free admission & free popcorn!

Let the stars guide your family to a free movie and popcorn on Thursday nights in Downtown Chapel Hill!
Arrive early to this summer"s Movies Under the Stars to get the best spot on the Wallace Plaza. Take in the summer breeze and try your hand at outdoor games, or check out interactive activities from the Circulator - all part of the fun at Movies Under the Stars!

With a great view of Downtown and the glow of bustling Franklin Street just steps away,  Movies Under the Stars will delight movie-goers of all ages. Bring your own blankets, chairs, or whatever makes you feel at home for the flick. Grab dinner to go from a downtown restaurant and bring it up to the Plaza.

The summer"s lineup is packed with family-friendly titles - there is something for everyone! Are you a Wonder Woman wannabe,  young Padawan, or prince cooped up in your castle? If so - be sure to come to Movies Under the Stars for many family-friendly titles for your evening enjoyment. Be sure to check out the calendar below!

What"s playing:
June 7 - Spiderman: Homecoming
June 14 -  Wonder Woman
July 19 - Star Wars: The Force Awakens
July 26 - Star Wars: The Last Jedi
August 9 - Coco
August 16 - Beauty and the Beast (2017)

Select Thursdays in June, July, and August
Movies begin at sundown (approximately 8:30pm)

Wallace Plaza
150 E. Rosemary Street
(on top of Wallace Parking Deck) - map
The Town of Chapel Hill promotes a Bike & Pedestrian-Friendly Community and encourages everyone to cycle or walk to these great events!  There is ample bike parking on the Wallace Plaza. For all downtown parking options visit 

For questions contact the Town of Chapel Hill at (919) 968-2878 or Alex Rike with the Chapel Hill Downtown Partnership at

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