Drive-In Movies in the Park

Join the Great Neck Park District as we present our brand-new fun, family-friendly drive-in movie series.  Movies will be shown on our Huge LED Movie Screen for residents to enjoy a night out while also following social distancing protocols. 

Each car will be designated to a specific parking zone, spaced out 10 to 15 feet from one another following social distancing guidelines. 

The showings will take place at either Kings Point Park (Redbrook Side) or Allenwood Park.

No food or beverages will be sold at the event, however residents are encouraged to bring their own food/snacks.  Restrooms will be available.

Location: Allenwood Park - 30 Cars Max
Thursday, June 4
7:00 p.m.

The Sandlot

The Sandlot is a coming-of-age story about a group of young boys growing up in California in 1962. A new, shy boy (Thomas Guiry) moves into the neighborhood, where he is initially rejected by the local boys because he doesn’t know how to play baseball. Soon, he learns the sport and joins the group of boys who play ball in a local sandlot, and with his new friends, he has a variety of adventures.

Stars: Tom Guiry, Mike Vitar, Art LaFleur

PG | 1h 41min | Comedy, Drama, Family | 7 April 1993 (USA)


Location: Kings Point Park - 40 Cars Max
Thursday, June 11
7:00 p.m.
The Goonies

Leonard Maltin wasn’t alone when he noticed similarities between Goonies and the 1934 Our Gang comedy Mama’s Little Pirate. Adapted by Chris Columbus from a story by Steven Spielberg, the film follows a group of misfit kids (including such second-generation Hollywoodites as Josh Brolin and Sean Astin) as they search for buried treasure in a subterranean cavern. Here they cross the path of lady criminal Mama Fratelli (Anne Ramsey) and her outlaw brood. Fortunately, the kids manage to befriend Fratelli’s hideously deformed (but soft-hearted) son (John Matuszak), who comes to their rescue. The Spielberg influence is most pronounced in the film’s prologue and epilogue, when the viewer is advised that the film’s real villains are a group of "Evil Land Developers." The musical score makes excellent use of Max Steiner’s main theme from The Adventures of Don Juan, not to mention contributions by the likes of Richard Marx and Cyndi Lauper. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi
Stars: Sean Astin, Josh Brolin, Jeff Cohen
PG | 1h 54min | Adventure, Comedy, Family | 7 June 1985 (USA)



Location: Kings Point Park (Redbrook Road Entrance) - 40 Cars Max
June 7
5:00 p.m.
Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

Promoted as a family musical by Paramount Pictures, Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory is more of a black comedy, perversely faithful to the spirit of Roald Dahl’s original book Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Enigmatic candy manufacturer Willy Wonka (Gene Wilder) stages a contest by hiding five golden tickets in five of his scrumptious candy bars. Whoever comes up with these tickets will win a free tour of the Wonka factory, as well as a lifetime supply of candy. Four of the five winning children are insufferable brats: the fifth is a likeable young lad named Charlie Bucket (Peter Ostrum), who takes the tour in the company of his equally amiable grandfather (Jack Albertson). In the course of the tour, Willy Wonka punishes the four nastier children in various diabolical methods -- one kid is inflated and covered with blueberry dye, another ends up as a principal ingredient of the chocolate, and so on -- because these kids have violated the ethics of Wonka’s factory. In the end, only Charlie and his grandfather are left.
Stars: Gene Wilder, Jack Albertson, Peter Ostrum
G | 1h 40min | Family, Fantasy, Musical | 30 June 1971 (USA)



Location: Kings Point Park (Redbrook Road Entrance) - 40 Cars Max
June 7
8:00 p.m.                                                                                                                                             *Dazed and Confused
*The originally scheduled movie, Lost Boys, has been cancelled.

This coming-of-age film follows the mayhem of group of rowdy teenagers in Austin, Texas, celebrating the last day of high school in 1976. The graduating class heads for a popular pool hall and joins an impromptu keg party, however star football player Randall "Pink" Floyd (Jason London) has promised to focus on the championship game and abstain from partying. Meanwhile, the incoming freshmen try to avoid being hazed by the seniors, most notably the sadistic bully Fred O’Bannion (Ben Affleck).

Stars: Jason London, Wiley Wiggins, Matthew McConaughey, Ben Affleck
R | | R | 1h 42min | Comedy | 10 February 1994 (Argentina)