Free Concerts and Movies on the Village Green!

shutterstock_194793356It’s a sure sign summer is here when the Summit Department of Community Programs (DCP) announces the line-ups for it’s wildly popular Village Green concerts and movie nights!

The 2016 Hot Summer Nights Concert Series will once again welcome the best bands on the East Coast to the stage every Tuesday night throughout July. The 2016 series will feature: American Bandstand Review on July 12, Dancin’ Machine on July 19, Total Soul on July 26, and Brian Kirk and the Jirks on August 9.

All concerts begin at 7:00PM (but arrive a little early for the best spots on the green!)

shutterstock_176066558Then on Thursday nights, the 2016 Screen on the Screen on the Green Movie Series provides Hilltoppers with a full movie experience –  complete with on-screen character performances, sponsor giveaways, and family-fun movies played on the HUGE outdoor screen. The 2016 series will feature: The Peanuts Movie on July 21, Alvin and the Chipmunks Road Chip on July 28, The Book of Life on August 4, and Kung Fu Panda 3 on August 11.

Before every movie come and join in the Family Dance Parties, hosted by Summit Soundz Entertainment.  Dancing begins at 7:30PM and the movies will begin at dark.

And what’s a show without a little dinner?  For hungry showgoers, Pizza Vita will serve fresh pies prepared in their 100% wood fired oven during each concert and movie night. New food vendors this year will include the CheezN food truck of Red Bank on concert nights and the Waffle de Lys food truck of Hoboken on movie nights.

So mark your calendar for Tuesday and Thursday evenings this summer!  Just bring your own blankets and chairs and enjoy the (FREE!) show.

Full event details for the 2016 concert series and the 2016 movie series can be found online at

The Village Green located at 356 Broad Street in Summit.


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Author: Patricia Cassin