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Pictures on the Plains

2022 Summer Movie Line-up

June 23rd - Jurassic Park (1993) June 23rd - Jurassic Park (1993)
June 30th - Jumanji (1995) June 30th - Jumanji (1995)
July 7 - Frozen (2013) July 7 - Frozen (2013)

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

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

Screenings are in partnership with Arapahoe Libraries.

Event Details:

  • Tickets are $5 per person. 2 & under free.
  • Doors open at 5:30 p.m.; Movie starts at approximately 7:30 p.m.
  • Pre-movie themed activities from 5:30-7:30 p.m.
**Important Update for June 30 Jumanji Movie Night: Due to the anticipated thunderstorms later this evening and for the safety of our guests and vendors, Pictures on the Plains will be moving inside of the Arapahoe County Event Center’s Exhibition Hall. All of the planned activities will still be available indoors. **

All Three Nights Include:

  • Free Popcorn sponsored by Orchard
  • Glow sticks from Les Schwab
  • Balloon giveaways from Valor Solar
  • Pre-movie Live Music provided by Stephen Woolsey
  • Lawn Games – Giant Jenga, Corn Hole, Connect 4, Hula Hoops
  • Prizes and giveaways including the opportunity to win a one night stay and pizza party at Fairfield Inn and Suites
  • Plus, movie-themed activities below!

Jurassic Park - June 23

  • Dinosaur Bounce House
  • Jurassic Park Jeep photo op
  • Dinosaur Dig presented by Arapahoe Libraries
  • Dinosaur foot tracing activity
  • For the Jurassic Park screening, the Denver Museum of Nature and Science will even bring some fossils and dinosaur bones from their Education Collections!

Jumanji- June 30

  • Obstacle course by Camp Gladiator
  • Lion Bounce House
  • Touch-a-Tractor
  • Safari Hat craft activity presented by Arapahoe Libraries
  • Carnival Games
  • Roll the dice to 5 or 8 to win a prize! presented by Arapahoe Libraries

Frozen - July 7

  • Meet & Greet with Elsa from 6-7:30 p.m.
  • Bubble machine
  • Castle Bounce House
  • Frozen photo op
  • Snow Cones for sale from Kona Ice
  • Snowball Throw presented by Arapahoe Libraries



General Information:

  • Attendees are invited to bring their own food. No outside alcohol is allowed.
  • Bring a water bottle and fill up at our Water Wall!
  • Launch Pad Brewery beer and seltzer, Pepsi products, and chips and candy for sale
  • Event held rain or shine; event may be moved indoors as needed. No refunds.
  • Email Lindsey at lfriend@arapahoegov.com with questions

Vendor Information

Interested in becoming a vendor? For additional information and to register, visit our vendor page.
Please reach out to Lindsey at LFriend@Arapahoegov.com with additional questions.

In partnership with

Arapahoe Libraries Arapahoe Libraries

Thank You To Our Sponsors

Orchard Orchard
Fitzsimons A Partnering Credit Union Fitzsimons A Partnering Credit Union
E470 E470
Xcel Energy Xcel Energy
Groove Automotive Groove Automotive
Les Schwab Tires Les Schwab Tires
Waste Management Waste Management
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