Screen on the Green Outdoor Movie Series Returns to Water Works Park

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The City of Tampa Parks and Recreation Department and the Friends of Tampa Recreation have teamed together to bring the family-friendly outdoor movie series, Screen on the Green, back to Water Work Park.

Scheduled on Saturdays nights in April, movies are shown on a large screen under the stars. The series begins on April 9 with the Walt Disney Animation Studio feature Big Hero 6. All movies are free and begin at 8 p.m., weather permitting.

The schedule is as follows:

Big Hero 6

April 9
Big Hero 6 (PG)
When a criminal plot threatens the hi-tech metropolis of San Fransokyo, brilliant young robotics whiz Hiro Hamada (voice of Ryan Potter) leaps into action with his tech-savvy friends, and his robot companion Baymax (voice of Scott Adsit) in Disney Animation's adaptation of the popular Marvel Comics series.


April 16
Jumanji is a visually elaborate fantasy about an enchanted board game that opens a magical portal to a jungle universe. Two young children, Judy (Kirsten Dunst) and Peter (Bradley Pierce), discover the game in an abandoned home and suddenly are greeted by Alan (Robin Williams), an adult who has spent his life trapped inside the game since playing it at age 12. Alan's only hope for freedom involves finishing the game, but this proves rather dangerous, as Judy, Peter, and Alan find themselves running for their lives from huge rhinoceroses, evil monkeys, vicious lions, and other terrifying jungle beasts.

Dolphin Tale 2

April 23
Dolphin Tale 2
A group of sympathetic humans help a dolphin with a damaged tail in this heartwarming sequel to the surprise 2011 hit. Inspired by actual events.

Food trucks and concessions will be available on site. Grab your family and a blanket and head to Water Works Park, located at 1710 N. Highland Avenue. Screen on the Green is presented by Frontier Communications and is sponsored by Grow Financial Credit Union, The Tampa Tribune, WFLA News Channel 8, and MAGIC 94.9

For FAQ, please visit:

Ashley Bauman
Public Affairs Director
City of Tampa
Office: (813) 274-8262
Cell: (813) 390-7455