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Cinema in the Square 

Lights, camera, action!

On select Thursdays in July and August, we're hosting free outdoor movies at Moore Square for Cinema in the Square. Thematic pre-show entertainment starts at 6 p.m. before a full-length screening outside under the stars starting at 7 p.m. The series is free and open to the public with food, wine, and beer available to purchase on-site.


  • July 14 – The Lion King – G (1994)

Live African drumming performances, lion mask craft, and African music

  • Aug. 25 – Shrek – PG
  • Rescheduled to Sept. 4 – Black Panther – PG-13
  • Rescheduled to Oct. 27 – Ghostbusters: Afterlife – PG-13

Make your own slime and an interactive presentation from The Ghost Guild about Raleigh's ghost stories,  haunted history, and the guild's findings from investigations around the city. 

Food and Drink:

  • Food Trucks (check the Moore Square Calendar for updates on which trucks will be available onsite)


Moore Square
200 S Blount St

Places to visit and dine at nearby


Cinema in the Square is co-produced by Downtown Raleigh Alliance and Raleigh Parks