Tuesday 4th September, 2018 / Reading time: 5 minutes.

It might officially be Fall, but we’re still dreaming of summer. So are the NYC Parks, because there are still lots of ways to have fun before the weather officially turns towards winter.

 

This week, we are looking at one of NYC’s most beloved summer activities: Movie Nights. Looking for something fun to do on the weekend with a date, or a weeknight vacation activity with your family? Then check out some of our favorite free movies in the park to see what your family would enjoy.

 

Black Panther

Have a relaxing Friday night with one of our favorite Avengers. This is one movie you’ll really appreciate on the big screen. Come early and enjoy some activities related to the movie.

 

Note: Seating is first-come, first-served and you are encouraged to bring your own blankets to sit on. Feel free to bring water, but no glass. In case of rain, the event will be moved indoors.

 

Where? Hansborough Recreation Center; 35 W 134 Street, Manhattan (25 min drive from The Lombardy Hotel)

When? September 7; 7:30pm – 11pm

 

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School Daze

This Spike Lee classic is another way to spend your Friday night, albeit a more mature one, as it is a Rated R movie.

 

Note: Bring your own seat or blanket. Food and drinks are allowed, though no alcoholic drinks or smoking is permitted.

 

Where? Herbert Von King Park; 1670 Lafayette Ave., Brooklyn (30 min drive from The Lombardy Hotel)

When? September 7; 7:30pm – 9:30pm

 

A Wrinkle in Time

Are you ready to have your eyes dazzled and your minds warped? It leaves adults thinking and kids entertained- overall, a spectacular way to spend your Saturday evening.

 

Note: Seating is first-come, first-served and you are encouraged to bring your own blankets to sit on. Feel free to bring water, but no glass.

 

Where? Carl Schurz Park; East 86th St. and East End Ave., Manhattan (10 min drive from The Lombardy Hotel)

When? September 8; 7:30pm – 11pm

 

Napoleon Dynamite

Not sure what to do on a Wednesday night with your kids while on vacation? Connect with your kids while introducing them to this childhood comedy relic.

 

Note: Bring your own seat or blanket and come before 7pm for better seating options. Food and drinks are allowed, though no alcoholic drinks or smoking is permitted.

 

Where? Bushwick Inlet Park; 50 Kent Ave., Brooklyn (25 min drive from The Lombardy Hotel)

When? September 12; 7pm – 9pm

 

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Despicable Me 3

This movie is beloved by children and adults worldwide. It’s a beautiful way to spend a September friday evening.

 

Note: Bring your own seat or blanket and come before 7pm for better seating options. Food and drinks are allowed, though no alcoholic drinks or smoking is permitted.

 

Where? The Lawn at Owl’s Head Park; 6701 Colonial Rd., Brooklyn (30 min drive from The Lombardy Hotel)

When? September 14; 7:15pm – 9pm

 

Toy Story

Can you name a more adored movie from your childhood? Bring your date for the memories or bring your kids for the laughs on this free Friday night event.

 

Note: Seating is first-come, first-served and you are encouraged to bring your own blankets to sit on. Feel free to bring water, but no glass.

 

Where? Courtney Callender Playground; 3708, 2122 5th Ave., Manhattan (20 min drive from The Lombardy Hotel)

When? September 21; 7:30pm – 11pm

 

Spider-Man Homecoming

Join NYC Parks and decide which Spiderman is your favorite by watching the newest reincarnation of this superhero.

 

Note: Seating is first-come, first-served and you are encouraged to bring your own blankets to sit on. Feel free to bring water, but no glass.

 

Where? Sol Lain Playground; E. Broadway, Henry St., Gouverneur St., Manhattan (20 min drive from The Lombardy Hotel)

When? September 25; 7:30pm – 11pm

 

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The Princess Bride

If you’re like us, then you learned what love was based on this movie. Have you shared this enlightenment with your children yet? Come dressed as your favorite character and win prizes.

 

Note: Seating is first-come, first-served and you are encouraged to bring your own blankets to sit on. Feel free to bring water, but no glass.

 

Where? Dongan Lawn and Fort Tryon Park; Broadway and Dongan Place, Manhattan (25 min drive from The Lombardy Hotel)

When? September 28; 7:30pm – 11pm

 

Staying in New York City – About The Lombardy Hotel

Fitting in a last vacation in NYC before Fall really sets in? The Lombardy Hotel combines residential elegance with fun decor and ready service to create an experience you will never forget. We have rooms for all parties, from intimate singles to expansive suites. We look forward to hosting you.

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