13th Annual CRBT Movies on the Riverbank

Held at the McGrath Amphitheatre at 475 1st St SW

Gates open at 7pm  |  Kids' Activities begin at 7pm  |  Movie begins at dusk


Please join us for another summer of moonlight, movies, food and family fun under the stars in Downtown Cedar Rapids! Proudly sponsored by Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust. Media Partner is Z102.9.


Wonder (2017)

Rated PG; 113 minutes; Cast:  Julia Roberts, Jacob Tremblay, Owen Wilson, Mandy Patinkin, Millie Davis

A 10-year-old boy with a facial deformity attends school for the first time when he begins the fifth grade. With the support of his parents, he learns how to make friends and adjust to his new environment.



Despicable Me 3 (2017)

Rated PG; 90 minutes; Cast:  Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig, Trey Parker, Miranda Cosgrove, Dana Gaier

Illumination, who brought audiences Despicable Me and the biggest animated hits of 2013 and 2015, Despicable Me 2 and Minions, continues the adventures of Gru, Lucy, their adorable daughters—Margo, Edith and Agnes—and the Minions in Despicable Me 3. Joining Steve Carell and Kristen Wiig in Despicable Me 3 is Emmy, Tony and Grammy Award winner Trey Parker, co-creator of Comedy Central’s global phenomenon South Park and the Broadway smash The Book of Mormon. Parker voices the role of villain Balthazar Bratt, a former child star who’s grown up to become obsessed with the character he played in the ‘80s, and proves to be Gru’s most formidable nemesis to date.


Coco (2017)

Rated PG; 109 minutes; Cast:  Anthony Gonzalez, Gael García Bernal, Benjamin Bratt, Alanna Ubach, Renee Victor

A boy journeys into the Land of the Dead to seek forgiveness from his ancestors and lift a curse.




Additional Event Details:

  • Event is free and open to the public.
  • On-street parking is available 
  • Tiered, natural lawn seating is offered. People are encouraged to bring their lawn chairs and blankets. 
  • Vendors are on-site selling food and beverages:  Cruise Inn Concessions; Kona Ice; Dairy Queen; and El Kahir Shriners (free popcorn courtesy of Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust).
  • The following is a list of approved items attendees may bring into the McGrath Amphitheatre for the CRBT movie series only:  Outside food and beverages; soft-sided coolers only; backpacks and purses (may be subject to search); binoculars, cameras, blankets, bagged lawn chairs/folding chairs.
  • The following is a list of restricted items in the McGrath Amphitheatre:   No hard-sided coolers; animals (service animals are welcome); weapons or illegal substances of any kind; audio/video recording devices; fireworks or any other pyrotechnic devices; frisbees; glass bottles; laser pointers, frisbees; musical instruments; in-line or roller skates, skateboards, scooters or bicycles.
  • If the event is cancelled due to weather, notification or updates will be posted on the CRBT Facebook page.