One of the most popular Chicago summer events, the Millennium Park Summer Film Series screens free movies from June through August.
Running on Tuesdays at 6:30pm, Chicagoans and visitors are invited to take a seat at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion or enjoy the show from the Great Lawn.
Visit our complete guide for details on how to get to Millennium Park and what you can and can’t bring.
Millennium Park Summer Film Series 2023
All of the films start at 6:30pm.
Tuesday, July 11
(2011, 130 minutes, PG-13)
In this action-packed installment of the FAST & FURIOUS saga, Dominic Toretto and his elite street racing crew find themselves exiled in Rio De Janeiro after a daring prison escape. With their freedom at stake, they plan a massive heist while evading a determined federal agent.
Tuesday, July 18
(2022, 100 minutes, PG)
Experience adolescence through the eyes of Meilin, a 13-year-old girl who transforms into a giant red panda whenever she gets too excited. This heartwarming Pixar film explores the complexities of family relationships and the trials of growing up.
Black Panther: Wakanda Forever
Tuesday, July 25
(2022, 161 minutes, PG-13)
In this sequel to Marvel’s groundbreaking BLACK PANTHER, Wakanda faces new challenges following the death of their beloved king, T’Challa. As they grapple with their role as a global power, they must also defend their nation against a potent new adversary.
Summer of Soul (…Or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised)
Tuesday, August 1
(2021, 118 minutes, PG-13)
Take a trip back to the summer of 1969 with this documentary featuring never-before-seen footage from The Harlem Cultural Festival. Relive iconic performances by Stevie Wonder, Nina Simone, Gladys Knight and the Pips, and more.
Tuesday, August 8
(1995, 97 minutes, PG-13)
Dive into the ’90s with Cher, a rich, popular girl who fancies herself a matchmaker. When a shy girl named Tai transfers to Cher’s school, she becomes Cher’s new project, leading to a journey of self-discovery.
Top Gun: Maverick
Tuesday, August 15
(2022, 130 minutes, PG-13)
After 30 years, Maverick returns to the TOP GUN academy to lead a mission that demands the ultimate sacrifice. This sequel promises breathtaking flight sequences that will keep you on the edge of your seat.
Tuesday, August 22
(2002, 102 minutes, PG-13)
Experience a day in the life of a South Side Chicago barbershop in this classic comedy. As Calvin grapples with the legacy of his father’s shop, he learns more about his community and himself.
Everything Everywhere All At Once
Tuesday, August 29
(2022, 139 minutes, R)
Join Evelyn Wang, an overworked laundromat owner, as she gets thrust into a multiverse battle while dealing with a failing business and a rocky marriage. This critically-acclaimed sci-fi odyssey has won 7 Academy Awards, including Best Picture.
The FREE admission Summer Film Series is presented by the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE).
Photo credit: Choose Chicago.