Special Events

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Summer 2022 movie series

Movies in The Park

Families are invited to join us at local parks for an outdoor cinema experience! Relax, sit back, and watch a FREE movie under the glow of the moon & stars! Bring a picnic basket, blanket, and chairs; the movie will start at dusk.

ParkDate Movie
Gibson Mariposa ParkJuly 6Encanto
Lambert ParkJuly 13Sing 2
Fletcher "Fetch" ParkJuly 20Secret Life of Pets 2
Mountain View ParkJuly 27Addams Family 2
Arceo ParkAugust 3Luca

Dive-in Movies

We are excited to have families and friends watch a movie while lounging around the pool at the El Monte Aquatic Center. Come enjoy the water slide and pool while watching one of your favorite movies under the stars.  The movie will start at dusk, and swimming will conclude at the end of the movie.

July 15Sing 2
August 19Encanto
Fee: $5.00 per person (Cash Only)
Capacity: 320
Proper swim attire is required to enter the pool and water slide
No outside food or drinks- Food vendor will be available

Dog Days of Summer- Cool Zone

Bring your 4-legged friends and beat the heat at Fletcher "Fetch" Dog Park. Furry pets will enjoy hot dogs, doggy cool zones, and treats. Join us for a movie following this fun, pet-friendly event. 

Date: Wednesday, July 20 

Time: 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Registration Fee: $3.00

For additional information, please contact the Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department at (626) 580-2200 Monday – Thursday 9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. To register online, please visit apm.activecommunities.com/elmonteparksandrec/Home. Limited sign-ups. Sorry, no refunds.