Movie lovers will want to come Chicago for the Millennium Park Summer Film Series, Tuesday evenings in July and August, and stay at the nearby and affordable La Quinta Inn & Suites in historic Hyde park!
The Millennium Park Summer Film Series takes place in as beautiful a city park as there is. The admission price of FREE can’t be beat! You just bring a blanket, spread it out before the state of the art forty foot LED screen movie screen and enjoy. Buckingham Fountain is a walk away, and the Bean is to your left. If you’re in town for business or are doing the tourist thing, come and enjoy an evening at the movies!
Tuesday, July 11, “El Norte,” the classic tale of people making their way from Guatemala to Mexico to the United States. In Spanish with English subtitles. Roger Ebert called this film “‘The Grapes of Wrath’ for the modern world.” Rated R for language. Tuesday, July 18, “La La Land,” last year’s hit film musical set in Los Angeles and starring Oscar winner Emma Stone. Rated PG. Tuesday, July 25, “Network.” This classic film satire about TV News today seems more relevant than ever. Rated R for violence and some sexual content.
Millennium Park is located at 201 East Randolph Street in Chicago. Showtime is 6:30 pm.
Make your Millennium Summer Park Summer Film Series experience more enjoyable by staying at the La Quinta Inn & Suites, in Hyde Park. The hotel offers free shuttle bus service to and from the Loop area and is close to bus and train services. Enjoy the free breakfast. The Lake Shore Café offers lunch and dinner. AND Jazz and seafood buffet (non-seafood items available) Friday nights.