Cinema under the stars; Get ready for summer movie nights at the Arboretum

Mark your calendars for three summer movie nights at the Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens!

This exciting series will bring families, friends and movie lovers together for unforgettable evenings under the stars. With stunning garden views and fan-favorite films, it’s the perfect way to enjoy warm summer nights:

  • July 26 – “Top Gun: Maverick” (For ages 18+)
  • August 23 – “The Goonies”
  • September 6 – “Elemental”

Gates open at 7 p.m. and the movie begins at dusk or around 8:30 p.m. Guests can explore the gardens and purchase a snack at Café Celeste and local food trucks before finding the perfect spot to watch the movie on the lawn. Don’t forget your folding chairs or blanket! Please remember coolers and outside food and drinks are prohibited.

Tickets can be purchased online in advance:

  • Children (ages five and under): Free
  • Youth (ages 6-17): $2
  • Adults (18+): $5

Admission is included in Friends of the Arboretum memberships. Not a member yet? Consider joining to enjoy this and many other benefits throughout the year.

Learn more about Summer Movie Nights and other Arboretum events at


Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens 913-685-3604