The Ann Arbor Summer Festival announces it’s 2017 ‘Movies By Moonlight’ free, outdoor cinema series

TOPmovies2.jpgPRESS RELEASE: The Ann Arbor Summer Festival is pleased to announce this season’s Movies By Moonlight. These free screenings on the lawn and seated patio are enjoyed by hundreds of people each night. Vendors offering popcorn, beverages and other treats add to the unique environment where friends and families gather under the stars each night at Top of the Park. The films run June 11-July 2nd at Top of the Park, 915 E. Washington St. in Ann Arbor.

10 pm Sunday, June 11 – Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

10 pm Tuesday, June 13 – Groundhog Day
10 pm Wednesday, June 14 – Doctor Strange
10 pm Thursday, June 15 – Ghostbusters: Answer The Call

10 pm Sunday, June 18 – Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory
10 pm Tuesday, June 20 – Hidden Figures
10 pm Wednesday, June 21 – Good Morning Vietnam (30th Anniversary)
10 pm Thursday, June 22 – Say Anything

10 pm Sunday, June 25 – Secret Life of Pets
10 pm Tuesday, June 27 – Men In Black (20th Anniversary)
10 pm Wednesday, June 28 – Star Wars: The Force Awakens
10 pm Thursday, June 29 – Beetlejuice
10 pm Sunday, July 2 – La La Land 

The remainder of the festival’s 2017 Mainstage ticketed line-up will be announced in early April and the other 140+ admission-free events will be announced through May 1st.

For the most up-to-date information, please visit the festival’s website at:

The Ann Arbor Summer Festival is an exhilarating celebration of performing arts, outdoor entertainment, and community spirit. An annual international arts gathering in Ann Arbor, Michigan, the three-week festival offers two concurrent programs, one indoor and one outdoor, at various venues and spaces across the University of Michigan campus and in downtown Ann Arbor. Each season features a progressive mix of over 175 events showcasing local, national, and international artists and attracting a diverse audience of more than 80,000 people.

The indoor Mainstage series includes ticketed performances of world-class music, contemporary circus, dance, family entertainment, public radio shows, and comedy. The outdoor program, Top of the Park, is held along a beautiful campus green and offers admission-free concerts, movies by moonlight, open-air street spectacles, culinary treats, and unique family attractions.

The festival’s 34th Mainstage series will begin with Diana Krall’s performance on Tuesday, June 6th and the admission free series Top of the Park runs six nights each week from June 9th through July 2nd, 2017.

For more information on all festival events, please visit the festival website:


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