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Free Showing of The Avengers (PG13) Thursday!

LOCALLY GROWN Free Movie this Thursday in Downtown Chapel Hill!
Cool summer nights come alive every Thursday evening until August 29, atop the Wallace Deck, 150 East Rosemary Street in Downtown Chapel Hill. Visit for details. Like us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter
NOW SHOWING: The Avengers (PG13) 
Starting at 8PM join us for kids games and activities on Wallace Plaza. Come early wearing your best cosplay or superhero costume! The best costume(s) will win gift certificates to local eateries. Downtown business Multiverse Gamers will be on hand to assist with the judging and we will have opportunities to discuss the Avengers and other fun facts about comics and gaming.


Free popcorn for all while supplies last; and Ben & Jerry's will be selling delicious ice cream to keep you cool! Movie nights start with film shorts created by local award-winning filmmaker Nic Beery; of  Beery Media and founder of the Carrboro Film Festival.


The movies start at sundown-ish (approx. 9PM) so bring a chair or blanket, get dinner from a downtown restaurant and have a picnic dinner under the stars. Discount parking tokens for movie goers provided by Town of Chapel Hill's Parking Services. 


The plaza is on top of the Wallace Parking Deck, car entrance off of Rosemary Street. For all downtown parking options visit But why not bike-in to the movie? There's plenty of bike parking space...and it's free! 

MOVIE NEXT WEEK: On Thursday, August 8 join us for a showing of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (PG / 1990)! Before the show, Turtle-inspired Neill's Taekwando will perform an exciting pre-show demonstration of the Ninja skills scene in the movie. Later, some lucky members of the audience will have the opportunity to see if they have what it takes to fight Shredder for the final slice of pizza and as always, the popcorn is free.
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The Chapel Hill Downtown Partnership is working to bring the resources of the Town, University and downtown community together to maintain, enhance and promote downtown as the social, cultural, and spiritual center of Chapel Hill through economic development. Contact Meg McGurk at 919-967-9440 or