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CARD Summer Tradition “Movies in the Park” is Back on Saturday, August 26th with Top Gun: Maverick

August 15, 2023

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Grab your family and friends and pack your blankets because Chico Area Recreation and Park District is back with a favorite summertime tradition “Movies in the Park.” Saturday, August 26th CARD will have a special showing of the highly anticipated sequel, Top Gun: Maverick at Wildwood Park.

Before the movie, CARD will host a live music pre-show with local band Emma and Will at 6 P.M., along with fun activities and services hosted by event sponsors, Chico Air Museum, Members 1st Credit Union, and Culligan Water. Families can enjoy bounce houses, face painting, and crafts. Woodstock’s Pizza will be on-hand selling tasty slices and soda. Culligan of Chico will be there to keep everyone hydrated with their water station.

The movie starts at dusk, just before 8 P.M., and admission is free. Make sure to claim your spot to relax and enjoy the movie under the stars! Pack a blanket, bug spray, and a flashlight.

For more information visit and follow CARD on Facebook and @ChicoRec on Instagram.



About Chico Area Recreation and Park District

Founded in 1948, the Chico Area Recreation and Park District (CARD) is a California Special District focused on creating recreational opportunities that bring friends and families together to have fun and build lasting memories. CARD manages and cares for more than 12 community and neighborhood parks, four community centers, one swimming pool, the Chico Creek Nature Center, and other facilities. The PLAY Activity Guide highlights the numerous sports, classes, camps, special events, and more CARD offers. Learn more about CARD at