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Join Ijams Nature Center and Central Cinema for the 2024 Movies Under the Stars!

More Movies, More Fun!

Movies Under the Stars is back at Ijams, and the excitement is real! This year, not only is there a great lineup of movies but it is also the 11th annual Terror in the Woods with FrightWorks and Knoxville Horror Film Fest!

Grab your favorite blanket or lawn chair and join the fun. Doors open at 7pm and movies begin at dark (Spring/Summer~ 9pm. Fall months ~8:15 pm; movie start times are not exact).


Food trucks and the Ijams beer garden will have tasty meals, snacks, and beverages for purchase. NO COOLERS AND NO OUTSIDE ALCOHOL PLEASE.


Dogs are allowed, but must be on leash at all times.


These events are on the Ijams Visitor Center lawn. In case of inclement weather, a rain plan will be posted on the event page on the Ijams Calendar of Events and social media outlets.


Tickets are $12 per person; Ijams and Central Cinema Members $10 (Special ticket pricing of $20 per person for Terror in the Woods includes the haunted trail from FrightWorks.) Space is limited per screening. Purchasing tickets ahead of time is highly recommended. Walk-up tickets may not be available.



May 24 - Pee-Wee's Big Adventure (PG)

June 7 - Pirates of the Carribean (PG-13)

June 22 - Terror in the Woods: Fright Night (R) and 30 Days of Night (R)

July 12 - Back to the Future (PG)

Aug. 16 - Across the Universe (PG-13)

Aug. 30- The Muppet Movie (G)

Sept. 13 - Friday the 13th III (R)

Sept. 27 - Hunger Games (PG-13)

Oct. 4 - Scream (R)

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