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Free Outdoor Holiday Movie Series Downtown, ‘Friday Food, Fun and Flix’


Free Outdoor Holiday Movie Series Downtown, ‘Friday Food, Fun and Flix’

DOWNTOWN TUCSON, AZ, December 10, 2019 – The Friday Food, Fun and Flix holiday movie series lit up the big screen on Friday to kick off a series of family-friendly flicks downtown. Families flocked to the event, which features a gigantic screen in Jácome Plaza on the corner of Stone and Pennington avenues.

The plaza is filled with oversized game pieces for chess, Jenga, ping-pong, checkers and more. Red bistro tables and chairs fill the café area, but attendees are encouraged to bring blankets or folding chairs of their own to ensure they have cozy, comfortable seating under the stars. Admire the downtown buildings lined with holiday lights and walk through the 10-foot-tall illuminated ornament for a photo opportunity and a chance to win the Insta Photo Contest sponsored by Visit Tucson. Trees tightly wrapped with white LED lighting complete the setting for a festive evening out with loved ones.

The series continues this Friday, December 13 at 7 p.m., with the American Christmas comedy film “Elf” starring Will Farrell. The film centers on Buddy, a human who was adopted and raised by Santa’s elves. Buddy goes to New York in search of his biological parents, spreading holiday cheer in a world of cynics.

There is no charge for admission, and popcorn and hot cocoa will be available for sale. No smoking is permitted. Pets are allowed on a leash, but disruptive pets and their owners will be asked to leave. Uniformed and non-uniformed security will be on hand for the event.

Friday Food, Fun and Flix is part of Desert Nights Downtown Lights, five weeks of festivities in Downtown Tucson. Special thanks to these sponsors: Visit Tucson, Pima County, HSL Properties, Pima Community College, University of Arizona, Rio Nuevo and Downtown Development Corporation.

More information about the Downtown Tucson Partnership can be found here.

DTP Media Contact: Zach Baker, Marketing & Communications Manager