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Pictures on the Plains

Summer Screening Announced!

You're invited to spend a family night under the stars at the Arapahoe County Fairgrounds! (25690 E. Quincy Ave. Aurora, CO 80016)

Bring a picnic, games, blankets and lawn chairs, and enjoy a FREE movie and concert under the stars.

Sold out!

August 12: Jurassic Park (1993) *New event times below

  • Entrance opens at 6 p.m.
  • Pre-movie concert at 6:30 p.m. featuring local bluegrass band, Strings and the Box
  • Empty pods will be released at 7:45 p.m. to waitlist
  • Movie begins after concert, around 8 p.m.

General Event Information:

  • This is a FREE event, but reservations are required to ensure safe social distancing.
  • Event is limited to 250 people total. Limited seats available, so please only sign up if you are 100% sure you can make it!
  • Each "family pod" is a 15' x 15' square on our Central Greens lawn, where your family of up to 6 people can eat, play, and spend time together.
  • Families with more than 6 people may reserve up to 2 pods.
  • We will not be providing any concessions for this event, so please feel free to bring your own food and water.
  • Games must stay within your designated pod.
  • Each reserved pod is designed for families and those who live and travel together. We encourage friends who do not live together to reserve pods next to each other.
  • Masks are required for people ages 11 and older, and must be worn whenever outside your reserved pod. Children under 11 are encouraged to wear masks, but not required.
Confirming Your Reservation:
  • If you have already made a reservation and can no longer attend, please call (303) 795-4955 or email fairgrounds@arapahoegov.com ASAP so we can release your pod to other interested parties.
  • A confirmation email with detailed event information will be sent out 2 days before the event (August 10). Please kindly confirm your attendance at that time to keep your reserved pod.
  • For event, if you have not checked in to your reserved pod by 7:45 p.m., we will release your pod to those on the waitlist.
  • Please email lsigler@arapahoegov.com to be added to the waitlist. Also, include how many people you would expect within your pod. There is a 6 person maximum per pod.
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