Registration required for 2 outdoor movies, 3 scenic amphitheater shows

Who’s craving fresh air? Geauga Park District’s Nights Out in the Parks returns on special Saturdays in July and August – two outdoor movie nights and three scenic amphitheater shows, all completely free for all!

However, new this year, due to pandemic-related attendance limitations, registration will be required in advance for all movie nights and outdoor concerts at or 440-286-9516. We will also practice social distancing and encourage face coverings at all 2020 Nights Out events.

Observatory Park will host both movies, shown on a giant inflatable screen under internationally recognized dark skies: “The Martian” (rated PG-13) on July 11 and “Up” (rated PG) on August 8. Note: Geauga County registration for “Up” begins July 20; out-of-county registration begins August 1.

As for live music, performances will be divided between Big Creek Park’s Frances S. Hall Amphitheater and the great outdoor pavilion at Claridon Woodlands (grass seating), all 7 to 8:30 p.m.: Long Time Gone (Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young tribute) on July 18 at Big Creek Park; Hiram Rapids Stumblers (bluegrass, old-time, classic country and rock originals) on August 15 at Claridon Woodlands; The PopTarts (60’s girl group and female pop singer tribute) on August 29 at Big Creek Park.

Movie and concert guests may bring blankets, lawn chairs and snacks to share with your group, as refreshments will not be served this year. However, free pre-packaged ice cream treats will be available at “Up” while supplies last!

Observatory Park is located at 10610 Clay Street in Montville Township; Big Creek Park is located at 9160 Robinson Road in Chardon Township; Claridon Woodlands is located at 11383 Claridon Troy Road in Claridon Township. Easily learn more about all three parks at

For more on Geauga Park District offerings, please call 440-286-9516 or visit Geauga Park District online via, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or YouTube.

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