The Idaho Botanical Garden is bringing back the summer drive-in atmosphere with Movies in the Garden.
Pack a picnic, bring a blanket, and come out to the Garden as we host a variety of movies on the giant-outdoor-big-screen. Gate opens at 7 p.m. with movies beginning at dusk
Movies play every other Friday, July - September
ADMISSION $5 non-member adults
$3 youth (ages 5-12)
Free to children (4 and under)
Leave the picnic and movie snacks to Willowcreek Grill!
Food and beverages available for purchase at every movie.
2013 Movie Schedule
July 12 - The Sandlot (1993)
Begins at Dusk: Approx 9:26 pm
Movie Runtime: 101 mins
Approx Endtime: 11:10 pm
Scotty Smalls moves to a new neighborhood with his mom and stepdad, and wants to learn to play baseball. Nine boys become best friends and their leader becomes a legend by confronting the terrifying mystery beyond the left field fence.
The Sandlot Trailer
July 26 - Jurassic Park (1993)
Begins at Dusk: Approx 9:15 pm
Movie Runtime: 127 mins
Approx Endtime: 11:20 pm
During a preview tour, a theme park suffers a major power breakdown that allows its cloned dinosaur exhibits to run amok.
Jurassic Park Trailer
August 9 - E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)
Begins at Dusk: Approx 8:57 pm
Movie Runtime: 115 mins
Approx Endtime: 11:00 pm
A meek and alienated little boy finds a stranded extraterrestrial. He has to find the courage to defy the authorities to help the alien return to its home planet.
August 23 - A League of Their Own (1992)
Begins at Dusk: Approx 8:35 pm
Movie Runtime: 128 mins
Approx Endtime: 10:38 pm
During World War II, when much of the male population was in the trenches, the first all-women’s baseball league was formed. Two sisters are recruited to keep the sport alive. Their teammates range from a former dance hall hostess to a home run slugger to a jersey girl to a couple of farmer’s daughters.
A League of Their Own Trailer
September 6 - Ghostbusters (1984)
Begins at Dusk: Approx 8:11 pm
Movie Runtime: 105 mins
Approx Endtime: 10:00 pm
Unemployed parapsychologists set themselves up as "Ghostbusters" to rid New York of evil monstrous apparitions that are taking over the city.
September 20 - The Princess Bride (1984)
Begins at Dusk: Approx 7:45 pm
Movie Runtime: 98 mins
Approx Endtime: 9:20 pm
A classic fairy tale, with swordplay, giants, an evil prince, a beautiful princess, and yes, some kissing (as read by a kindly grandfather).
Princess Bride Trailer
Movies For A Cause was created by the Holland and Hart Foundation as a way to combine fun and philanthropy by supporting and promoting local charities and non-profits through an outdoor summer movie series.
Funds raised by the Idaho Botanical Garden movie events will be used to support our youth and adult education programs, school tours, day camps, and classes that encourage an appreciation of gardening, horticulture, and conservation
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