Tampa Theatre's free, outdoor film series will start with 'Black Panther'

The series features family-friendly films, new and old, at three parks in Tampa.
This image released by Disney shows a scene from Marvel Studios' "Black Panther." [Matt Kennedy/Marvel Studios-Disney via AP]
This image released by Disney shows a scene from Marvel Studios' "Black Panther." [Matt Kennedy/Marvel Studios-Disney via AP]
Published January 7

Tampa Theatre on Monday announced a new series of free, outdoor movies coming to parks around Tampa this spring.

The family-friendly parkCINEMA series kicking off Feb. 2, in partnership with the F.E. Lykes Foundation, marks an expansion of the theater's Traveling Picture Show initiative, bringing outdoor films to more locations, more regularly throughout the year, a news release said.

Picnic baskets, blankets and lawn chairs are welcome at the screenings.

The full lineup includes:

Black Panther (2018) - 7 p.m., Feb. 2 at River Tower Park, 401 E. Bird St., Tampa

Coco (2017), 7 p.m., Feb. 16 at Al Lopez Park, 4810 N. Himes Ave., Tampa

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017), 8 p.m., March 16 at River Tower Park, 401 E. Bird St., Tampa

The Little Mermaid (1989), 8 p.m., March 29 at Julian B. Lane Riverfront Park, 1001 N. Blvd., Tampa

E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial (1982), 8 p.m., April 13 at Al Lopez Park, 4810 N. Himes Ave., Tampa

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