IRVINE, Calif., June 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Orange County Great Park will present the free Movie on the Lawn showing of the action-packed blockbuster hit Captain America: The First Avenger on Saturday, June 16. A brave, yet mild-mannered young soldier, Steve Rogers, volunteers to undergo a series of experiments for a U.S. Army Super Soldier program and becomes a human weapon. When a Nazi plot is revealed, Rogers must rise up and become Captain America in order to save his country. The movie also serves as a prequel to this summer's record-breaking hit The Avengers.
This PG-Rated film stars Chris Evans, Stanley Tucci and Tommy Lee Jones. The movie begins at dusk. Warm clothing is recommended.
Admission and parking are free, and visitors are encouraged to bring beach chairs and blankets. You may bring snacks or purchase tasty treats from the onsite gourmet food trucks, "Barcelona on the Go" and "Vintage Longboards Ice Cream," for this family-friendly outdoor movie experience under the stars.
The outdoor movie experience continues with Hop on June 23 and Kung Fu Panda 2 on June 30. All movies begin at dusk, weather permitting, on the Terraced Lawn.
The Orange County Great Park is located at Sand Canyon and Marine Way, and can easily be reached by the 5 or 405 freeways. For more information, visit, please visit www.ocgp.org or call 866-829-3829.
About the Orange County Great Park
Hundreds of thousands of visitors from all over Southern California enjoy the Orange County Great Park's current array of recreational and educational opportunities, including views from the iconic Great Park Balloon that rises 400 feet in the air and provides a panoramic view of Orange County. Other Great Park features include the Carousel, Farm + Food Lab, Kids Rock Playground, Walkable Historical Timeline, Palm Court Arts Complex, North Lawn recreation area and historic Hangar 244. The Great Park also hosts a variety of special events that provide unique experiences for the entire family, including the Growing the Park Anniversary Celebration, annual Pumpkin Harvest, Great Night! Family New Year's Eve, Flights & Sounds Summer Festival and the weekly Great Park Farmers Market. The Great Park, with its approximately 1,300-acre master plan, is the centerpiece of the redevelopment of the publicly-owned portion of the 4,700-acre former Marine Corps Air Station, El Toro. For more information, please visit www.ocgp.org.
SOURCE Orange County Great Park