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Waterfront Park July 3rd – FREE Movie Night – The Sandlot

July 3 @ 2:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Waterfront Park July 3rd-  FREE Movie Night – The Sandlot

To commemorate the 30th anniversary of the film, The Play Forever Project is launching the “30 for the 30th” national fundraising campaign. This initiative aims to impact 30 communities nationwide through a combination of sports equipment, education, healthy food access, scholarship, gender equity programs, and restoration projects wherever we can have the most impact.

As part of 30 for the 30th, Play Forever will host a series of fundraisers nationwide with cast members from The Sandlot. The first series of events will take place over the 4th of July weekend in Louisville, KY, with stops in San Diego, CA, Cincinnati, OH, Salt Lake City, UT, Pittsburgh, PA, Phoenix, AZ; and more to be announced.

Waterfront Park is honored to host cast members of The Sandlot during their Play Forever Block Party Weekend in Louisville on July 3rd  for a movie night on the Great Lawn. The venue opens at 6:30 pm then cast members from the Sandlot will introduce the movie before the 8 pm movie screening. Fireworks from the Ohio River will conclude the evening at (tentatively) 10 pm.

This event is FREE! Please bring your own chairs and blankets. Concessions and a bar will be on site for all your food and beverage needs/purchases.

If you are interested in an on site meet and greet and/or a VIP area, for ticket information please visit playforever.org   

Here is the complete itinerary for the Sandlot 30th Anniversary Block Party Weekend in Louisville, Ky.

  • July 1st – Louisville Slugger Museum  (1pm-4pm)
  • July 2nd – Louisville Bats’ Kids Day
  • July  3rd – The Sandlot screening (8 pm) + VIP at Waterfront Park (6:30pm) + Fireworks (10 pm)

About The Play Forever Project

Founded and Chaired by cast members of The Sandlot (Grant Gelt aka “Bertram Grover Weeks” and Victor DiMattia “Timmy Timmons”), Play Forever’s mission is to remove obstacles and equip young athletes and youth interested in a career in sports, with the support they need to Play Forever.

Play Forever recognizes the many financial, social, and cultural barriers to participating in sports, and Play Forever will support all genders, races, orientations, and abilities from all socioeconomic backgrounds.


Waterfront Park: Great Lawn
231 E. Witherspoon Street
Louisville, KY 40202 United States
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