First light in Red Rocks Amphitheatre near Morrison. Photo Credit: Brittany Teuber (iStock).

First light in Red Rocks Amphitheatre near Morrison. Photo Credit: Brittany Teuber (iStock).

The 'Film on the Rocks' Summer Series is back for its 22nd season with featured films including Dirty Dancing, The Shining, The Avengers, and Jurassic Park.

Set to be shown on large screens at Red Rocks Park & Amphitheatre, the shows are set to start with drive-in screenings beginning over Memorial Day weekend. Back-to-back films will be featured during a "special six-day run," followed by three weeks of five-night-per-week screenings.

Here's the 2021 lineup as announced by Denver Film and Denver Arts & Venues.


Gates opening at 6:00 p.m. and films starting at 7:30 p.m.

Week 1 (5/26-5/31)

• Wednesday, May 26 — “Dirty Dancing”

• Thursday, May 27 — “Jaws”

• Friday, May 28 — “Enter the Dragon”

• Saturday, May 29 — “The Sandlot”

• Sunday, May 30 — “Beetlejuice”

• Monday, May 31 — “Aliens”

Week 2 (6/2-6/6)

• Wednesday, June 2 — “Pee-wee’s Big Adventure”

• Thursday, June 3 — “Don’t Tell Mom the Babysitter’s Dead”

• Friday, June 4 — “The Avengers”

• Saturday, June 5 — “Coming to America”

• Sunday, June 6 — “Fantastic Mr. Fox”

Week 3 (6/9-6/13)

• Wednesday, June 9 — “La Bamba”

• Thursday, June 10 — “Moulin Rouge”

• Friday, June 11 — “Black Panther”

• Saturday, June 12 — “The Lost Boys”

• Sunday, June 13 — “Goldeneye”

Week 4 (6/16-6/20)

• Wednesday, June 16 — “Do the Right Thing”

• Thursday, June 17 — “Legally Blonde”

• Friday, June 18 — “Raiders of the Lost Ark”

• Saturday, June 19 — “Independence Day”

• Sunday, June 20 — “The Shining”


With doors opening at 6:30 p.m., entertainment at 7:00 p.m., and movies starting at dusk

• Monday, July 12 — “Casino Royale”

• Monday, July 19 — “Jurassic Park”

• Monday, August 2 — “The Princess Bride”

Drive-In films are presented on an LED screen located in the Red Rocks Lower South Lot 2 parking area. Audio comes through a designated FM radio frequency. RVs, buses, or any hitched trailers are strictly prohibited from entering.

Drive-in tickets are $59.50 per car per evening. Each car will receive two bottles of Coca-Cola products, City Pop popcorn, and theater-sized M&Ms and Twizzlers.

Tickets go on sale on Friday, April 16 at 10:00 a.m. For more details, please visit or

Yoga on the Rocks will also return to Red Rocks this year with early morning sessions held on Saturdays and Sundays.

SnowShape will also make a 4-week comeback with their winter fitness series kicking off this fall ahead of the 2021-2022 ski season.


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