UTEP's popular outdoor family-friendly movie series is back.

"Movies on the Lawn" returns to the beautiful Centennial Plaza in the University of Texas El Paso campus for another summer run. And you don’t have to be a UTEP student to attend; Movies on the Lawn is free and open to the public.

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On select Friday evenings in June and July, the UTEP Student Engagement and Leadership Center will be showing a current or classic Hollywood blockbuster for free on the plaza.

The event is suitable for the whole family with mostly G-rated movies being featured. The lone exception is the season finale featuring In the Heights, which is PG-13.

Other flicks they will be showing over the next couple of months on the 18-foot inflatable screen are Kung Fu Panda and the 1998 remake of The Parent Trap starring Lindsay Lohan.

2022 Movies on the Lawn Summer Movie Schedule

June 10:  Turning Red (G)
June 24:  The Parent Trap (1998) (G)
July 15:  Kung Fu Panda (G)
July 29:  In the Heights (PG-13)

UTEP Movies Lawn 2022 movie slides

Movie Times

Showtime is approximately 8:30 p.m. or as determined by sunset; weather permitting.

What to Know Before You Go

• Blankets, chairs, and your own snacks welcome
• Alcohol and glass containers are not
• Pets are not allowed


Free parking is available in the UTEP Sun Bowl Parking garage.


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