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Snohomish County to offer free evening music and movies at Willis Tucker Park

Snohomish County is changing their long standing Willis Tucker Park free family event schedule this year from evening movies to a mixture of movies and music. There will be free music each Tuesday evening in July, and two free movies starting Thursday, July 25th.
A 2015 Movie in the Park. Photo courtesy of Chuck Wright.

By Richard Van Winkle, News of Mill Creek.

Snohomish County is changing their long standing Willis Tucker Park free family event schedule this year from evening movies to a mixture of movies and music.

The family favorite Movies in the Park Program is expanding their venues from the exclusive Willis Tucker Park setting to include Darington’s Old School Park and Lake Stevens Park.

They will be offering six different movies distributed among the three venues, of which two movies will be shown at Willis Tucker Park.

The Snohomish County Arts Commission is taking up the slack at Willis Tucker Park by providing free music each Tuesday evening in July.

Here are the Willis Tucker Park movie and music schedules for 2019:

Movies in the Park

Seating is on grass so bring low-back lawn chairs and blankets for comfort.

Admission is free, however, donations will be gratefully accepted to benefit the Snohomish County Parks Department.

Open seating and pre-movie activities and entertainment begins at 7:30 pm. Movie starting times are approximate, depending on the daylight.

Snacks are available for purchase from the Mill Creek Lions Club and include popcorn, candy, soda, water, and similar snacks.

Thursday, July 25th

  • Movie: “The Incredibles 2.”
  • Showtime: 9:19 pm.

Thursday, August 1st

  • Movie: “How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World.”
  • Showtime: 9:08 pm.

Music in the Park

Music is played from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm with food, beverage and craft vendors on site.

Admission is free and seating is on the grass, so bring low-back lawn chairs and blankets for comfort.

Tuesday, July 2nd

  • The Chancellors.
  • Funk, R&B, Motown.

Tuesday, July 9th

  • Low Down Drifters.
  • Local Country Band.

Tuesday, July 16th

  • Portage Bay Big Bands.
  • Big Band Swing.

Tuesday, July 23rd

  • Bradford Loomis.
  • Rhythm and Roots.

Tuesday, July 30th

  • Moon Daddy Band.
  • Santana Tribute & More.

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