Movies in the Park



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Event Details

Bring your lawn chair, blankets and popcorn and watch a movie under the stars on a large, outdoor screen with concert quality sound. Whitby's Movies in the Park will all take place at Whitby Civic Park (behind Town Hall).

Movies start at dusk, but come early to reserve a spot!


2019 Movie Screenings

 July 12 - The Lego Movie: The Second Part

Lego Movie Poster

It's been five years since everything was awesome and the citizens are facing a huge new threat: Lego Duplo invaders from outer space, wrecking everything faster than they can rebuild.

 July 26 - How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World

How to Train Your Dragon Movie Poster

When Hiccup discovers Toothless isn't the only Night Fury, he must seek "The Hidden World", a secret Dragon Utopia before a hired tyrant named Grimmel finds it first.

 August 9 "Flashback Friday" - Back to the Future 

Back to the Future

Marty McFly, a 17-year-old high school student, is accidentally sent thirty years into the past in a time-traveling DeLorean invented by his close friend, the maverick scientist Doc Brown.

 August 23 - Dumbo

Dumbo Movie Poster

A young elephant, whose oversized ears enable him to fly, helps save a struggling circus, but when the circus plans a new venture, Dumbo and his friends discover dark secrets beneath its shiny veneer.



Movies in the Park VIP Seats Contest 

How To Enter:

Entrants must follow the Town on Twitter (@townofwhitby) and “Tweet” ”I’m attending Whitby’s Movies in the Park” and mention @townofwhitby with the hashtag #whitbyvipseats.

Contest Period:

The Contest starts at 8:30 a.m. on Monday June 24, 2019 and continues until 4:30 p.m. on Monday, July 8, 2019 (the “Contest Closing Date”).  All times are Eastern Daylight Times.

Click here for full contest rules.


Viewers' Choice Contest - Have Your Say!

Thank you to all who submitted their movie choices in our “Flashback Friday” Movies in the Park Viewers’ Choice Contest. The winner is Back to the Future. The film will be shown on Friday, August 9 at dusk.


Accessing the Event

Whitby's Movies in the Park will all take place at Whitby Civic Park (behind Town Hall).

Free parking is available in the Town Hall lots, located at 575 Rossland Road East.


 Frequently Asked Questions

  • What should I bring?
    A blanket and/or a lawn chair.
  • Can I bring my dog?
    Yes, dogs are welcome as long as they are on a leash, under control of their owner and owner's pick-up after them.
  • Will there be food available for purchase?
    No, please bring your own popcorn, drinks and treats.


Rain Dates

If the movie needs to be postponed due to rain, wind or other weather-related reasons, the same movie will be shown in the same park at the same time on the Sunday immediately following the original screening date.

If we have to postpone the movie for any reason we will post notices on our Twitter and Facebook accounts.


Thank You to Our Sponsors

Thank you to our 2019 Movies in the Park sponsors:

 July 12: Dawson Dental

           Dawson Dental Logo


July 26: Vanessa Hopman, Sales Representative, Keller Williams Energy Brokerage

           Keller Williams Energy Brokerage Logo


August 9 and August 23: Tim Horton's Brand

Tim Hortons Logo 


Get Involved

Sponsorship Opportunities

Aspects of most Town of Whitby events are sponsored by local businesses and community organizations. To find out how your organization can contribute to Movies in the Park please contact the Manager of Advertising and Sponsorship Sales by email or phone 905.430.4300 x7488.



Contact us by email or phone 905.430.4310.