City of Boston to host drive-in movie showing every Wednesday through July
The city of Boston will host free drive-in movie showings on Wednesday evenings through the rest of July.
Organized by the parks and recreation department and the mayor’s office, the series will offer family-friendly double-features on an LED screen, the mayor’s office said in a statement.
At the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center parking lot on July 8, audiences can see “Moana” at 6 p.m. and “Yesterday” at 8:30 p.m. On July 15, “Frozen II” will play at 6 p.m. and “Jurassic Park” at 8:30 p.m.
At the Wentworth Institute of Technology campus on July 22, “Coco” will play at 6 p.m., followed at 8:30 p.m. by a second film to be announced. The month will end with a July 29 showing at Wentworth of “Trolls” at 6 p.m. and “Harriet” at 8:30.
A special matinee showing of a film is scheduled for July 15 at 10 a.m at the convention center location to accommodate older residents. The title has not been announced.
“We are proud to offer free, family-friendly entertainment for the people of Boston through the July Drive-in Movie Series,” said Mayor Walsh in a statement. “Our hope is that these movie nights can provide a safe, fun summer respite for Boston residents of all ages.”
People who want to go must pre-register by car through www.boston.gov/drive-in-movies. For the matinee, people should call the Age Strong Commission at 617-635-3959
The series was created in partnership with The Highland Street Foundation and Age Strong Commission.