“Free Summer Kids Movie Series” Returns to Mary Pickford Theatre June 16 – Aug. 4, 2023

The Cathedral City Parks and Community Events Commission (PACE), in partnership with the Mary Pickford Theatre, presents the return of the “Free Summer Kids Movie Series” happening every Friday at 11:00 a.m. starting Friday, June 16, 2023, thru Friday, August 4, 2023. Doors open at 10:30 a.m. The film series offers free admission to see a different movie geared towards kids each Friday morning at the Mary Pickford Theatre in Downtown Cathedral City.

The Cathedral City Parks and Community Events Commission will be offering free water and a small popcorn for the first fifty kids at each event during the 8-week period. The cost for this participation is $450 from the FY 2022-2023 PACE Small Events Budget, which was approved by the City Council at the regular meeting on Wednesday, May 24, 2023.

Seating is limited and residents can pick up the free Priority Line Passes one week in advance at the following location:

You may still attempt to go to the film series without a Priority Line Pass, but you will be placed in a standby line. Once the Priority Line Pass is empty, those waiting in the standby line will be admitted if seats are still available.


  • 6/16- The Bad Guys
  • 6/23- Puss in Boots: The Last Wish
  • 6/30- Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile
  • 7/7- Minions: The Rise of Gru
  • 7/14- Tom & Jerry
  • 7/21- Mummies
  • 7/28- DC League of Super-Pets
  • 8/4- Hotel Transylvania

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Ryan Hunt

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Communications & Events Manager RHunt@cathedralcity.gov 760-770-0396
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