Southwest Bakersfield

Summer Movies in the Park provide free entertainment for Bakersfield families

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — Summer Movies in the Park return this weekend and continue through Aug. 9.

Produced in partnership with Bright House Networks and Bakersfield Recreation & Parks, the free movies are presented on Friday nights at various city parks. Each showing will begin at dusk, according to Bright House Networks.

Attendees are encouraged to bring blankets, lawn chairs and snacks.

Movies this summer are:

June 14 - "The Lorax" - The Park at River Walk
June 21 - "Madagascar 3" - Martin Luther King Park
June 28 - "Rango" - Silver Creek Park
July 12 - "Dolphin Tale" - Pin Oak Park
July 19 - "Wreck-it-Ralph" - Stonecreek Park
July 26 - "Brave" - The Park at River Walk
Aug. 2 - "The Pirates! Band of Misfits" - Siemon Park
Aug. 9 - "Escape from Planet Earth" - Jastro Park