Second Annual Events DC Summer Movie Series Returns to Gateway DC

Weekly Outdoor Series to Feature Family-Friendly Movies and Activities

WASHINGTON, DC (July 7, 2017) – Events DC, the official convention and sports authority for the District of Columbia, is partnering with the Office of the Deputy Mayor of Greater Economic Opportunity, DC Office of Film and Television, and the Washington Informer for the second annual outdoor Summer Movie Series at Gateway DC presented by RCN beginning Wednesday, July 12. Entry opens at 6:00 p.m. and movies will start at dusk.

This year, the free series will be held at one location—Gateway DC (2400 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave SE) —on Wednesday evenings featuring family-friendly movies selected by Congress Heights community members, and will include inflatable rides, games, music and food (while supplies last). Guests are encouraged to bring blankets, lawn chairs and snacks; glass containers and alcohol are prohibited.

2017 Summer Movie Schedule
--July 12: Lego Batman Movie
--July 19: Beauty and the Beast (2017)
--July 26: Sing
--August 2: Moana

Each week, attendees who RSVP at will be entered into a raffle for a chance to win a $50 Dick's Sporting Goods (2470 Market St NE) gift card.

Events DC, the official convention and sports authority for the District of Columbia, delivers premier event services and flexible venues across the nation’s capital. Leveraging the power of a world-class destination and creating amazing attendee experiences, Events DC generates economic and community benefits through the attraction and promotion of business, athletic, entertainment and cultural activities. Events DC oversees the Walter E. Washington Con Center, an anchor of the District’s hospitality and tourism economy that generates over $400 million annually in total economic impact, and the historic Carnegie Library at Mt. Vernon Square. Events DC manages the Stadium-Armory campus, which includes Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium and surrounding Festival Grounds, the non-military functions of the DC Armory and Maloof Skate Park at RFK Stadium. Events DC also built and now serves as landlord for Nationals Park, the first LEED-certified major professional sports stadium in the United States. The most recent addition is Gateway DC, an innovative and versatile space featuring a covered and open-air pavilion in the center of a 1-acre park, conveniently located in the Congress Heights neighborhood of Washington, DC. For more information, please visit and find us on social media – Facebook (Events DC), Twitter (@TheEventsDC and @TheEventsDC_SED for the Sports Entertainment and Special Events Division), and Instagram (@EventsDC).

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