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Free Outdoor Movie Nights Coming to Essex and Colchester

Posted on Wednesday July 10, 2019

The Town of Essex is back with the first outdoor movie night of the year on Saturday, July 20 in Essex Centre starting at 6pm.

Kids and their families can enjoy Spider-Man: Into the Spider-verse, plus a few fun features at Essex Heritage Gardens (rain location: Essex Centre Sports Complex).

The first event, hosted in partnership with the Essex Firemen’s Association, will feature fire truck tours and important fire safety tips.

“This family-friendly event is perfect for all ages,” explained Cynthia Cakebread, Manager, Recreation and Culture. “Not only can kids get up close and personal with our local firefighters, they can also kick back and enjoy a great movie.”

The event will also feature free popcorn. Attendees are encouraged to bring their own blanket and lawn chairs. The fire truck will arrive at 6pm, with the movie beginning at dusk.

A second outdoor movie night will be hosted on Saturday, August 17 at Colchester Park (rain location: Harrow and Colchester South Community Centre). Kids and their families can enjoy How to Train Your Dragon 3: The Hidden World starting at dusk. Free popcorn also included.

For more information, please contact 519-776-8992.