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Posted on: October 4, 2017

Free Outdoor Movie Nights held in McKinney

McKinney families can enjoy a free film under the stars at the popular Outdoor Movie Nights at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 12, Oct. 19 and Oct. 26 at the McKinney Community Center, 2001 S. Central Expy.


Families are invited to attend a screening of ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’ on Oct. 12 and ‘Kong’ on Oct. 26. Both movies are rated PG-13 and are shown on an inflatable movie screen.


On Oct. 19, families with special needs are invited to view ‘Beauty and the Beast’ in a safe and accepting environment. Sound will be reduced, subtitles displayed, and audience members are welcome to get up and dance, sing, walk, shout, hop. All families are encouraged to attend this fun event.


Free drinks and popcorn will be provided, but lawn chairs, blankets and picnics to accompany the show are encouraged. Preregistration for each movie is preferred and parents must attend with minors. Visit the Parks Special Events page for registration or contact the McKinney Community Center at 972-547-2690 for more information. In case of inclement weather, the movie night will be cancelled.


About McKinney

McKinney, Texas, is unique by nature. As one of the fastest growing cities in America, McKinney has a current population of more than 168,000. The city was #1 on the list of Best Places to Live in America in 2014, published by Money Magazine. Established in 1848, the city is located 30 miles north of Dallas and is the county seat of Collin County. McKinney offers award-winning schools, a vibrant historic downtown, diverse housing options, a robust economy and a uniquely beautiful natural setting, with rolling hills and lush trees.