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Free Movies Under the Stars

The Town of Chapel Hill and Chapel Hill Downtown Partnership host FREE movies all summer long, held outdoors on top of the Wallace Parking Deck at 150 E. Rosemary Street.  Movie-goers of all ages will enjoy free popcorn, giant games, and activities. 

Around here UNC is also known as the UNIVERSITY OF NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS! To honor Carolina's 43 NCAA Division I team national championships in seven different sports, and 52 individual national championships - our movies this summer are all sports-themed!

Dates and Movies: 
Thurs, 6/15 – Mighty Ducks (1992, PG)
Thurs, 6/29 – Karate Kid (1984, PG)
Thurs, 7/13 – Kicking & Screaming (2005, PG)
Thurs, 7/27 – CARS (2006, G)
Thurs, 8/10 – Space Jam (1996, G)
Thurs, 8/17 – Remember the Titans (2000, PG)
The movies start at approximately 8:30 pm; or when it gets just dark enough to see the screen. 

Bring your own blankets or chairs. Grab dinner to go from a downtown restaurant and bring it up to the Plaza to dine under the stars while you watch the movie. 

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 Amanda Fletcher with the Town of Chapel Hill at (919) 968-2878 or Meg McGurk with the Chapel Hill Downtown Partnership at (919) 967-9440 or .

Earlier Event: June 15
Free Movies Under the Stars
Later Event: July 1
Enjoy Free Parking in July