Portage park’s drive-in model viewing of ‘The Goonies’ kicks off out of doors film sequence

KALAMAZOO, MI – This week in Portage, you have the opportunity to take a drive-in tour of the 1980s classic, The Goonies, for an easy ride.

Portage Parks & Recreation’s “Movies in the Park” program kicks off its 2021 season with a screening of “The Goonies” on Friday May 28th. The 1985 adventure comedy film follows a group of children on an adventure to find a pirate’s lost fortune.

According to a press release from the City of Portage, guests can enjoy the drive-in-style movie experience from 9 p.m. at Ramona Park, 8600 S. Sprinkle Road.

The “Films in the Park” series will be continued on four additional Fridays, which will be spread over the summer:

  • Friday June 25th: “Jumanji: The Next Level”
  • Friday, July 23rd: “Trolls World Tour”
  • Friday, August 6th: “Raya and the last dragon”
  • Friday. August 27: “ET the Extra-Terrestrial”

Entry to the cinema is free. Parking at Ramona Park opens at 7 p.m. and is limited, city officials said.

The audio for the films will be available on each vehicle’s FM radio, the press release said. Discounts are available for purchase, but families are invited to bring their own snacks and sodas, the press release says.

For more information on this and other events in Portage, see mypark.portagemi.gov. You can also contact the parking department at 269-329-4522.

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