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Friday Night Flix – Sonic the Hedgehog 2

Friday Night Flix – Sonic the Hedgehog 2

ROCKFORD, IL (May 15, 2023) – ASM Global Rockford and Davis Park at Founders Landing announces the return of Friday Night Flix and the exciting movie line-up for the 2023 Friday Night Flix summer season. The event days will fall on the first Friday of each month on June 2, July 7, and August 4. The series features large screen movies that the entire family and community can enjoy on the SOUTH LAWN of Davis Park. Admission is free and there will be popular local food trucks from 6:30PM until the end of the movie, and fun activities for kids from 6:30PM-7:30PM. Some activities will be free and others may vary per event night and may include separate fees to participate. Guests are encouraged to bring both cash and card for food purchases and activities. Movie-goers are also welcome to bring their own food and non-alcoholic drinks.

Davis Park will open to the public at 6:30PMfor each event and movies will begin at dusk at approximately 8:30PM. All are welcome to attend this community event and are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and blankets to reserve their spot. Bring your family and friends downtown to enjoy great company, scenic views, delicious food, and activities by the river.

2023 Movie Line-up
June 2, 2023: Tangled
Presenting Sponsor to be announced soon

July 7, 2023: Sonic The Hedgehog 2
Presenting Sponsor, Mayor McNamara and the City of Rockford

August 4, 2023: Minions: Rise of Gru
Presenting Sponsor to be announced soon

More details about each movie night, pre-movie programming, presenting sponsors, food truck announcements, and parking information will be announced in the coming weeks!

“We are excited to bring back a well-loved community event this summer! Everyone is welcome to attend and enjoy these free Friday Night Flix events in the heart of downtown Rockford. We thank our sponsors for all their support, many of which have supported these events in past years. We cannot wait to get this summer started and we hope to see you all there!” said ASM Global Rockford General Manager, Gretchen Gilmore.

ASM Global Rockford and Davis Park extends a special thank you to supporting sponsors 97ZOK23WIFR, and Pepsi in the 815 who will be providing BUBBL’Rs to movie-goers. In addition, ASM Global and Davis Park thanks the City of Rockford and Mayor McNamara for supporting the event and being the presenting sponsor for July 7.

In the event of inclement weather during Friday Night Flix, the decision to re-schedule or cancel the event for the evening will be made no later than 2PM on the day of the event. This notification will be posted on the Friday Night Flix and Davis Park Facebook pages.

Learn more about Davis Park’s policies for Friday Night Flix at




Bordered by the Rock River and two major streets in downtown Rockford, IL, Davis Park at Founders Landing marks the site where Rockford’s cultural and industrial heritage began. With seven acres of grass and paved walks plus ample parking lots, Davis Park is host to many outdoor festivals, fairs, and concerts, along with Friday Night Flix movies in the summer. Davis Park is owned by the City of Rockford, overseen by the Rockford Area Venues and Entertainment Authority, and managed by ASM Global and the Rockford Park District. For more information, visit and


Parking fees are determined by the city of Rockford in conjunction with ABM Parking & Transportation Services. There are nearby parking garages, surface lots within walking distance, and limited free street parking on a first-come first-serve basis. Parking will be competitive as City Market runs from 4:00PM – 8:00PM. Although garage pre-pay parking does not guarantee a reserved spot, patrons have a three-hour window before a show to arrive early and claim their spot. Learn more about downtown parking at


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Jul 07 2023


6:30 pm - 10:30 pm


Davis Park
320 S Wyman St


City of Rockford
(815) 987-5700