Five County Park System sites to host free movies and concerts this summer beginning on July 13

Hackensack, N.J. – Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco and the Board of County Commissioners have announced the return of the Bergen County Music and Movies in the Park Summer Series. The series will feature 22 events at five locations across Bergen County beginning on July 13th. All concerts and movies are free and open to the general public. Attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and/or blankets for viewing.

In honor of the Bergen County Parks System’s 75th Anniversary, the movies will be themed “Movies Through the Decades” featuring two movies per decade from the 1950s to 2010s.

Concert Schedule

Overpeck County Park Amphitheatre – 40 Fort Lee Road, Leonia

Thursday, July 14 – Robert Gordon All-Star Lineup | Opening Act: Crash Gordon and Debra Dynamite 7:00 p.m.

Thursday, July 21 – Wé Ani McDonald | Opening Act: Paramus native, Jake Thistle 7:00 p.m.

Thursday, July 28 – The Cider Barn Bluegrass Band 7:00 p.m.

Thursday, August 4 – The Afro-Peruvian Ensemble 7:00 p.m.

Music at the Barn – Wortendyke Barn Museum, 13 Pascack Road, Park Ridge

Sunday, July 31 – Eugene Chrysler, 4 p.m.

Sunday, August 28 – Spiros Exaras Greek Ensemble, 4 p.m.

Sunday, September 25 – Sharp Edge, 4 p.m.

Sunday, October 23 – 12th Annual Bluegrass & Cider, 1 p.m.


Movie Schedule (All movies start at sunset, approximately 8:30 p.m.)

Van Saun County Park – 216 Forest Avenue, Paramus

Friday, July 15 – Lady and the Tramp (1955) (Rated G)

Friday, July 22 – The Jungle Book (1967) (Rated PG)

Friday, July 30 – Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (1971) (Rated PG)

Friday, August 5 – The Goonies (1985) (Rated PG)

Wednesday, August 10 – Jurassic Park (1993) (Rated PG-13)

Friday, August 12 – The Lion King (1994) (Rated G)

Wednesday, August 17 – Iron Man (2008) (Rated PG-13)

Friday, August 19 – Shrek (2001) (Rated PG)

Wednesday, August 24 – American Hustle (2013) (Rated R)

Friday, August 26 – Despicable Me (2010) (Rated PG)


Darlington Lake – 600 Darlington Ave, Mahwah

Wednesday, July 13 – On the Waterfront (1954) (Rated TV-14)

Wednesday, July 20 – Goldfinger (1964) (Rated PG)


Riverside County Park – 516 River Road, North Arlington

Wednesday, July 27 – Rocky (1976) (Rated PG)

Wednesday, August 3 – Back to the Future (1985) (Rated PG-13)


All events are weather permitting. To keep up with the latest updates visit or follow the Bergen County Parks System on social media:

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The Bergen County Parks Department is dedicated to providing recreation opportunities for all, preserving open space, enhancing environmental health, and protecting significant cultural and historic sites for current and future generations.

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