LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Summer nights are the perfect escape from the hot days, especially when the River Market’s outdoor film series returns to the First Security Amphitheater.

This annual event returns for the 15th season on Wednesday, June 5. 

Every Wednesday at sundown in June and July, family and friends unroll their blankets and unfold their chairs to relax and enjoy award-winning films ranging from animated to action and everything between.

 “We are looking forward to another great season of Movies in the Park and hope that everyone finds a movie they just Have to see in this year’s lineup,” Diana Long, Director of River Market Operations said.

The 2019 lineup:

June 5 - Thor: Ragnarok  (PG-13)

June 12 - How to Train a Dragon 3  (PG)

June 19 - Dumb & Dumber (PG-13)

June 26 - Apollo 13 (PG)

July 3 - The Greatest Showman (PG)

July 10 - The Sandlot (PG)

July 17 - Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story (PG-13)

July 24 - Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (PG-13)

July 31-  The Help (PG 13)

Families, picnics, and leashed pets are invited to the park to enjoy movies under the stars, but no glass containers. Don’t forget the bug spray!

An adult must accompany all children under the age of 18 and an ID is required. Chaperoned youth, sports, church and other groups are welcome.

The amphitheater will open an hour before film showings at 7:30 p.m. and movies with begin at sundown each week at 8:30 p.m.