Kingston Summer: Movies in the Square 2019

All movies are free – get there early, bring your lawn chairs and blankets, sit back and enjoy!

2019 Downtown Kingston Movies in the Square poster

An eclectic lineup of classic movies will be projected on an inflatable screen in Springer Market Square on Thursday evenings.

Movies will begin after dusk, usually after 9pm for the June and July showings and closer to 8pm at we get closer to the end of August.

Thursday, June 20: Back to the Future (1985)

“Marty McFly, a 17-year-old high school student, is accidentally sent thirty years into the past in a time-traveling DeLorean invented by his close friend, the maverick scientist Doc Brown.”

Stars: Michael J. FoxChristopher LloydLea Thompson

PG | 1h 56min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi

Thursday, June 27: Wayne’s World (1992)

“Two slacker friends try to promote their public-access cable show.”

Stars: Mike MyersDana CarveyRob Lowe

PG-13 | 1h 34min | Comedy, Music

Thursday, July 11: Top Gun (1986)

“As students at the United States Navy’s elite fighter weapons school compete to be best in the class, one daring young pilot learns a few things from a civilian instructor that are not taught in the classroom.”

Stars: Tom CruiseTim RobbinsKelly McGillis 

PG | 1h 50min | Action, Drama

Thursday, July 18: Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (2018)

“Five years after the events of Mamma Mia! (2008), Sophie prepares for the grand reopening of the Hotel Bella Donna as she learns more about her mother’s past.”

Stars:  Lily JamesAmanda SeyfriedMeryl Streep

PG-13 | 1h 54min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

Thursday, July 25: Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)

“A toon-hating detective is a cartoon rabbit’s only hope to prove his innocence when he is accused of murder.”

Stars:  Bob HoskinsChristopher LloydJoanna Cassidy

PG | 1h 44min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

Thursday, Aug. 1: La La Land (2016)

“While navigating their careers in Los Angeles, a pianist and an actress fall in love while attempting to reconcile their aspirations for the future.”

Stars: Ryan GoslingEmma StoneRosemarie DeWitt

PG-13 | 2h 8min | Comedy, Drama, Music

Thursday, Aug. 8: Incredibles 2 (2018)

“The Incredibles hero family takes on a new mission, which involves a change in family roles: Bob Parr (Mr Incredible) must manage the house while his wife Helen (Elastigirl) goes out to save the world.”

Stars: Craig T. NelsonHolly HunterSarah Vowell

PG | 1h 58min | Animation, Action, Adventure

Thursday, Aug. 15: Beauty & the Beast (2017)

“A selfish prince is cursed to become a monster for the rest of his life, unless he learns to fall in love with a beautiful young woman he keeps prisoner.”

Stars:  Emma WatsonDan StevensLuke Evans

PG | 2h 9min | Family, Fantasy, Musical

Thursday, Aug. 22: The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe (2005)

“Four kids travel through a wardrobe to the land of Narnia and learn of their destiny to free it with the guidance of a mystical lion.”

Stars:  Tilda SwintonGeorgie HenleyWilliam Moseley

PG | 2h 23min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

Thursday, Aug. 29: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)

“An ancient prophecy seems to be coming true when a mysterious presence begins stalking the corridors of a school of magic and leaving its victims paralyzed.”

Stars:  Daniel RadcliffeRupert GrintEmma Watson

PG | 2h 41min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

Thursday, Sept. 5: FernGully: The Last Rainforest (1992)

“The magical inhabitants of a rainforest fight to save their home, which is threatened by logging and a polluting force of destruction called Hexxus.”

Stars: Samantha MathisChristian SlaterRobin Williams

G | 1h 16min | Animation, Adventure, Family


2019 Movies in the Square Line-up @ Downtown Kingston

Thursday, June 20 Back to the Future
Thursday, June 27 Wayne’s World
Note: No movie on Thursday, July 4 because it’s Buskers Rendezvous!
Thursday, July 11 Top Gun
Thursday, July 18 Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again
Thursday, July 25 Who Framed Roger Rabbit
Thursday, Aug. 1 La La Land
Thursday, Aug. 8 Incredibles 2
Thursday, Aug. 15 Beauty & the Beast (2017)
Thursday, Aug. 22 Chronicles of Narnia : The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe
Thursday, Aug. 29 Harry Potter & the Chamber of Secrets
Thursday, Sept. 5 Ferngully

Additional information

  • Popcorn, drinks and gelato will be available for sale on movie nights.
  • Find your place on a β€˜first come, first served’ basis – we encourage low back chairs to allow for a good view for all.
  • In the event of a rain-out, please check on social media or on 98.3 FLY FM or Pure Country 98.9FM.

Sponsored by: Presenting Sponsor TD, City of Kingston, Trillium College, Gabriel Pizza and Mio Gelato. 
Our Media sponsor is Bell Media: FLY FM and Pure Country 99.

Movies in the Square is produced by the Downtown Kingston! BIA, an association comprised of, and funded by, 700+ downtown businesses and property owners. The association is dedicated to the maintenance and promotion of a vibrant and healthy downtown.