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Water Flicks

Mondays, June 18–August 27, 2018 / Lake Stage in Polk Bros Park

Mark your calendar for Water Flicks, presented in partnership with the Chicago International Film Festival, featuring 10 song-sational weeks of free outdoor movies in Chicago!

Now in its second year, this free outdoor movie series has quickly become a favorite summer activity in Chicago. Every Monday from June 18 through August 27, join us at 7pm at the Lake Stage in Polk Bros Park as we showcase “Movies with Music.” From Elvis to Elsa, our 2018 lineup includes classic and modern favorites, featuring memorable melodies and all-time hits that are sure to get you singing, clapping and dancing along.

This year, don’t miss out on our special themed movie nights, including our Pride Week screening of The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert on June 18; our Chicago Soul Music Festival screening of Get On Up! on June 25; and our Chicago Youth Showcase Festival screening of Pitch Perfect on July 9. 

And on July 30, be sure to snag your seats early for a special live performance by the cast of Heartbreak Hotel, presented by Broadway in Chicago, before our free screening of Viva Las Vegas!

See full schedule of upcoming Water Flicks free outdoor movies below.

Upcoming Events in this Series

Water Flicks: Grease

Free Public Program

Monday, August 20, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Lake Stage in Polk Bros Park

Free and open to the public! Make Monday movie night along Chicago’s lakefront, with 10 nights of free movies in Polk Bros Park.

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Make Monday night free outdoor movie night along Chicago’s lakefront as Navy Pier hosts Water Flicks, a weekly summer film series featuring music-themed movies at the Lake Stage in Polk Bros Park, starting at 7:00pm. 

This free, public movie series is presented in partnership with the Chicago International Film Festival. Want more Water Flicks? View the full free outdoor movies schedule here.

Grease (1978)

Director: Randal Kleiser
Writere: Jim Jacobs, Warren Casey, Bronte Woodard, Allan Carr
Starring: John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John, Stockard Channing

Good girl Sandy and greaser Danny fell in love over the summer. When they unexpectedly discover they’re now in the same high school, will they be able to rekindle their romance?  (1 hour 50 minutes; Rated PG-13)
Water Flicks supported by bubly: Frozen

Free Public Program

Monday, August 27, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Lake Stage in Polk Bros Park

Please note: this screening has been rescheduled due to weather. See below for additional details.

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Please note: the August 6, 2018 screening of Frozen at Water Flicks presented by bubly has been rescheduled due to weather. This event will now take place on Monday, August 27, 2018.

Make Monday night free outdoor movie night along Chicago’s lakefront as Navy Pier hosts Water Flicks, a weekly summer film series featuring music-themed movies at the Lake Stage in Polk Bros Park, starting at 7:00pm. 

This free, public movie series is presented in partnership with the Chicago International Film Festival. Want more Water Flicks? View the full free outdoor movies schedule here.

Frozen (2013)

Directors: Chris Buck, Jennifer Lee
Writers: Jennifer Lee, Hans Christian Andersen, Chris Buck, Shane Morris
Starring: Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, Jonathan Groff

When the newly-crowned Queen Elsa accidentally uses her power to turn things into ice to curse her home in infinite winter, her sister Anna teams up with a mountain man, his playful reindeer, and a snowman to change the weather condition. (1 hour 42 minutes; Rated PG)

This week’s presentation of Water Flicks is supported by bubly.

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