Discovery Green, the 12-acre park in the heart of downtown Houston, brings back Bank of America Screen on the Green during its Winter 2019–2020 Season. Part of the Xfinity Entertainment Series, these popular screenings present family-friendly movies with a scenic view of the downtown Houston skyline.
The Winter season of Bank of America Screen on the Green kicks off at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 23 with a showing of Dumbo. The series features Christmas classics throughout December, including Miracle on 34th Street on Thursday, Dec. 5; It’s a Wonderful Life on Thursday, Dec. 12; and A Christmas Story on Thursday, Dec. 19. It continues with A Dog’s Way Home on Thursday, Dec. 26; Toy Story 4 on Thursday, Jan. 2; Spider-Man: Into the Spiderverse on Thursday, Jan. 9; Sixteen Candles on Thursday, Jan. 16; Pokémon Detective Pikachu on Thursday, Jan. 23; and Footloose on Thursday, Jan. 30.
Guests are encouraged to arrive early for contests and other activities. Blankets, lawn chairs and picnics are welcome; food, beer and wine are available for purchase on site from The Lake House. No glass containers or outside alcoholic beverages are allowed. The events are free to attend. Please visit www.discoverygreen.com for additional information and schedule updates.
WHAT & WHEN:
Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019,
PG, 2019, 112 min.
A young elephant with oversized ears and the power of flight becomes a circus superstar. His caretaker is torn between his employer’s exploitative thirst for profits and his children’s desire to reunite Dumbo with his mother.
Miracle on 34th Street
Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019,
NR, 1947, 96 min.
When a nice old man who claims to be Santa Claus is institutionalized as insane, a young lawyer defends him by arguing in court that he is the real thing.
It’s a Wonderful Life
Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019,
PG, 1946, 130 min.
An angel from heaven helps a desperately frustrated businessman by showing him what life would have been like if he had never existed.
A Christmas Story
Thursday, Dec. 19, 2019,
7 p.m. PG,
1983, 98 min.
In the 1940s, a young boy named Ralphie attempts to convince his parents, his teacher and Santa that a Red Ryder BB gun really is the perfect Christmas gift.
A Dog’s Way Home
Thursday, Dec. 26, 2019,
PG, 2019, 137 min.
A dog travels four hundred miles through the Colorado wilderness in search of her owner.
Toy Story 4
Jan. 2, 2020,
G, 2019, 100 min.
A new toy called “Forky” joins Woody and the gang, and a road trip with old and new friends reveals how big the world can be for a toy.
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-verse
Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020,
PG-13, 2018, 117 min. Teen Miles Morales becomes Spider-Man of his reality, crossing his path with five counterparts from other dimensions to stop a threat for all realities.
Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020,
PG, 1984, 93 min.
A girl’s “sweet” sixteenth birthday becomes anything but special, as she suffers from every embarrassment possible.
Pokémon Detective Pikachu
Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020,
PG, 2019, 104 min.
In a world where people collect Pokémon to do battle, a boy comes across an intelligent talking Pikachu who wants to be a detective.
Thursday, Jan. 30, 2020,
PG, 1984, 110 min.
A city teenager moves to a small town where rock music and dancing have been banned, and his rebellious spirit shakes up the populace.