Outdoor film series South Bend returns with The Sandlot


SOUTH BEND, Ind. – Downtown South Bend Inc.’s outdoor movie series returns June 11 after being suspended since 2019 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Film Series will offer free film screenings on the Gridiron every second Saturday of each month for the remainder of the summer.

The June screening will be of the 1993 baseball movie, The Sandlot, at around 9:30 p.m., and the event will feature several pre-film activities, starting at 7 p.m.

Activities include:

  • The South Bend Chocolate Café will have a concession stand with popcorn, candy, soda and water.
  • The Purdue Polytechnic High School booth will feature a throwing game and options to decorate a personal baseball.
  • Sandlot-themed coloring pages will be available.
  • Chances to win free South Bend Cubs tickets and other Cubs goodies at the Downtown South Bend Inc.
  • Baseball memorabilia will be on display.
  • Complimentary frozen drinks will be available at the Downtown South Bend Inc.

Free parking will be available on the street and in the nearby Leighton garage.

Blankets, chairs and snacks are allowed and encouraged to enhance the viewing experience.

The next two screening dates include a Mitchells game against the Machines on July 9 and Encanto on August 13.

For more information, visit Downtown South Bend | House


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