Movie in Town Square Park: ‘Mr. Peabody and Sherman’

Children and adults dance during a "Sunset on the Square" event, St. George, Utah, undated | Photo courtesy of Dawn McLain, St. George News

ST. GEORGE — Summer movies in the park in St. George, “Sunset on the Square,” brings “Mr. Peabody and Sherman” Friday at dusk in the Town Square Park.

Now in its seventh year, the summer series features free movies on the second and fourth Fridays of every month through Aug. 28. Movies are screened on a giant screen under the beautiful starry skies of Southern Utah before as many as 1,500-2,000 people, according to the promoter’s press release, and sometimes more on special event nights (listed below).

Children eat popsicles and have their face painted during a "Sunset on the Square" event, St. George, Utah, undated | Photo courtesy of Dawn McLain, St. George News
Children eat popsicles and have their face painted during a “Sunset on the Square” event, St. George, Utah, undated | Photo courtesy of Dawn McLain, St. George News

All are encouraged to come early to enjoy the park, carousel and get the best seats in the park.  The fun starts around 6 p.m. with food, vendors and activities including a water balloon challenge, conga lines, hokey pokey games, prizes, splash pad and face painting.

Event details

  • What: “Sunset on the Square”
  • When: Friday, June 12, 6 p.m.
  • Where: Town Square Park, 50 S. Main Street, St. George
  • Admission: Free

Movie schedule

  • June 12 | “Mr. Peabody and Sherman”, PG, 92 minutes
  • June 26 | “Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory”, G, 98 minutes
  • July 10 | “Lego Movie”, PG, 100 minutes
  • July 24 | “Three Amigos”, PG, 103 minutes
  • Aug. 14 | “Wreck it Ralph”, PG, 108 minutes
  • Aug. 28 | “Legend of Zorro”, PG, 136 minutes

Special event nights

  • June 26 | “Nonprofit Night” | Discounts and spotlights for nonprofit organizations to help promote their mission, vital programs and services they provide in our communities
  • July 24 | “Pioneer Day Celebration” | Pre-movie events include Pioneer Day games, a family field day program with prizes, fun and something for everyone from toddlers to seniors; concluding with a fireworks show put on by the City of St. George
  • Aug. 28 | “Chamber Night” | Grand finale of the season, Aug. 28 will allow chamber members to receive special rates for booths and recognition of their efforts to build and support local businesses
  • For information about participating or sponsorship opportunities, contact Dawn McLain, telephone 702-860-2341 or by email

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