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Release Date: Friday, April 8th 2016

PNC Downtown Raleigh Movie Series Takes You Back in Time

 PNC Downtown Raleigh Movies Series Takes You Back in Time



RALEIGH, NC (April 8, 2016) – The PNC Downtown Raleigh Movie Series returns to City Plaza for its third season on Friday, May 27. The Downtown Raleigh Alliance will show classic films every Friday evening May 27-July 1 on a giant inflatable screen in the heart of downtown Raleigh.



Movie Series Schedule


May 27: Raiders of the Lost Ark

June 3: Karate Kid

June 10: Jumanji

June 17: The Princess Bride

June 24: Sister Act

July 1: The Sandlot


The fun kicks off at 6 pm, and movies begin at sundown. In keeping with the event’s #FlashbackFriday theme, a DJ will play throwback music while movie-goers enjoy craft beer and  popular food trucks each week. A limited number of chairs will be available courtesy of Red Hat, but attendees are strongly encouraged to bring their own lawn chairs.


Ample parking is available near the event footprint. Download the new Downtown Raleigh App from the App Store or Google Play for full a list of parking options.






Thank you to our sponsors


Title Sponsor:

PNC Bank


Chair Sponsor:

Red Hat


Beverage Sponsor:

RA Jeffreys Distributing Company



About Downtown Raleigh Alliance (DRA):
DRA is an award-winning nonprofit organization whose mission is to continue the revitalization of Raleigh’s downtown. The Alliance enhances the quality of life and positively impacts the economic success of downtown through six core services:  1. Safety, Hospitality & Clean Ambassadors; 2. Strategic Branding & Community Communications; 3. Events Production; 4. Retail Attraction & Merchant Promotions; 5. Strategic Partnerships & Stakeholder Engagement; and 6. Strategic Planning. For more information about DRA, please visit www.YouRHere.com.