Watch movies in a historic fort or by the Mackinac Bridge this summer – MLive.com
MACKINAW CITY, MICH. — A pair of iconic Northern Michigan landmarks will serve as backdrops for an outdoor movie series this summer.
Mackinac State Historic Parks is hosting free movies weekly on Mackinac Island and in Mackinaw City starting this week through early September. “Movies in the Fort” will be held on Tuesdays in Fort Mackinac on Mackinac Island, while “Movies by the Bridge” will take place in Michilimackinac State Park in Mackinaw City.
The movies begin at dusk and attendees are encouraged to bring a blanket, chair, or snacks. Restrooms will remain open at both sites.
The outdoor film series is part of the organization’s 125th anniversary celebration this year. Other events, including themed weekends and cannon firings at the forts, as well more information on movie times and locations, can be found at Mackinac State Historic Park’s calendar page.
The movie series schedule includes:
June 30 (Fort Mackinac) and July 3 (Mackinaw City): Frozen II
July 7 (Fort Mackinac) and July 11 (Mackinaw City): Mary Poppins Returns
July 14 (Fort Mackinac) and July 18 (Mackinaw City): A League of Their Own
July 21 (Fort Mackinac) and July 25 (Mackinaw City): Wreck-It Ralph
July 28 (Fort Mackinac) and August 1 (Mackinaw City): Space Jam
August 4 (Fort Mackinac) and August 8 (Mackinaw City): Finding Nemo
August 11 (Fort Mackinac) and August 15 (Mackinaw City): The Mighty Ducks
August 18 (Fort Mackinac) and August 22 (Mackinaw City): Moana
August 25 (Fort Mackinac) and August 29 (Mackinaw City): The Lego Movie
September 1 (Fort Mackinac) and September 5 (Mackinaw City): Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker
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