You can't beat a beautiful night by Lake Superior in the summertime. Add in a free movie, and you have the makings for an incredible Northland night!

The long-running tradition of Downtown Duluth's Movies in the Park continues at Duluth's Leif Erikson Park with a lineup of 8 films scheduled to be shown in the park through the course of this summer.

Each Friday, starting July 7, a different family-friendly movie will be shown on a giant outdoor screen in the park. Each movie starts at sunset, which is at a slightly different time as the days get shorter later in the summer. Bring a blanket or some lawn chairs and get ready for a great time this summer!

Here's the full schedule of movies for this summer:

2023 Duluth Movies In The Park Schedule

July 7th at 9:05 PM - Spider-Man: No Way Home

Rating: PG-13

Go on a Multiverse adventure with Spider-Man in this 2022 Marvel film with lots of excitement and surprises along the way.

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July 14th at 9:00 PM - Top Gun Maverick

Rating: PG-13

Do you have the need - the need for speed? Take to the sky in this 2022 sequel to the 1980s classic with Tom Cruise working with a new team on a breathtaking aerial mission.


July 21st at 8:55 PM  - Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory

Rating: G

Relive this 1971 classic as Gene Wilder's Willy Wonka welcomes you into a world of pure imagination.


July 28th at 8:45 PM - The Muppet Movie

Rating: G

This 1979 classic musical comedy brings all of your Muppet favorites to the big screen, along with a huge cast of guest stars like Dom DeLuise, Bob Hope, Steve Martin, and others.


August 4th at 8:35 PM - School of Rock

Rating: PG-13

Jack Black plays a struggling rock musician that ends up posing as a substitute teacher at a prestigious prep school, and antics and musical fun ensue in this 2003 classic.


August 11th at 8:25 PM - Despicable Me

Rating: PG

Meet Gru and the Minions all over again in this 2010 classic that launched the franchise of films we all know and love!


August 18th at 8:10 PM - Minions: The Rise of Gru

Rating: PG

How did Gru get his start? The 'Despicable Me' theme continues for a second week at Movies In The Park with this 2022 origin story film.


August 25th at 8:00 PM - DC League of Super-Pets

Rating: PG

The 2023 run of Movies in the Park ends with the 2022  pet superhero movie DC League of Super-Pets, with a cast of huge names voicing characters. Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson, Kevin Hart, Kate McKinnon, John Krasinski, and more all lend their voices to this film that will conclude the season of movies at Leif Erikson Park.

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