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Fowler Automotive Films on the Lawn: Napoleon Dynamite

Friday, May 24

I guess you could say things are gettin’ pretty serious. It’s time to take a break from cage fighter training and chatting online all day to enjoy a Film on the Lawn at Philbrook.

Join us as we kick off the season, Rex Kwon Do style, with crowd favorite, Napoleon Dynamite!

Arrive early for pre-show activities and picnicking on the Film Lawn.

Hone your liger drawing skills or sketch a portrait of your date at our art station. Take a selfie at Deb’s Glamour Shots or show off those sweet dance moves you’ve been practicing from D’Kwon’s Dance Grooves. Get “tattooed” with face painting by Kaitie B. (Vote for Pedro!) or, if you’re freakin’ starved, there will be tots (and more) served at the visiting Food Trucks.

Put on your parachute pants, “real big” sleeves, or “incredible” suit for our costume contest – there will be some sweet prizes for winners. LUCKY!

“Watching Napoleon Dynamite at Philbrook is the best thing that has ever happened to me. I’m 100% positive it’s my soul mate. Don’t worry, it’s not too late for you to book a ticket. Peace out.” -Kip

6:00pm: Check-in begins. For Reserved Spots: Arrive with your entire group check-in.
6-8:45pm: Ongoing picnicking & fun activities
8:45pm (dusk): Film Begins
10:10pm: Film Concludes

Special Thank You to Stay Gold Event Rentals

View Info on the full Films on the Lawn Season.

Purchase Reserved Spot

  • General Admission Single Tickets:
    • $10 Member
    • $15 Adult
    • $10 Youth (Ages 13-17)
    • $5 Youth (12 & Under)
    • FREE Member Youth 17 & under
    • Designated chair seating will be available behind our blanket seating area.
  • Reserved Spot (multi-person):
    • Select your own 8′ spot
    • 30 spots total
    • Spot comfortably seats up to 4 adults
    • Blankets only for row A-D. Chairs recommended for rows E-I.
    • $85 Member
    • $115 Non-Member
  • Premium Garden Bubble (multi-person):
    • Select your own 10×25′ spot
    • S’mores Kit + Fire Pit
    • Only 8 available
    • Spot seats up to 10 people, including children
    • Chairs recommended (4 chairs provided)
    • Garden Bubble Cover or Mosquito Net based on season
    • $210 Member
    • $250 Non-Member

Bring your own picnic or purchase dinner on-site from local Food Trucks. No outside alcohol permitted.

General Admission seating is first-come, first-served. The front half of the lawn is reserved for blanket seating only, while the back half is for guests with chairs. Blanket and chairs not provided.

Reserved Spots are located towards the middle of the film lawn for an enhanced viewing experience. Premium Spots surround the exterior of the lawn and provide the best viewing experience. A member of our team will be available on the Film Lawn to help you locate your spot.

We can’t predict the weather, but we can be prepared!
If you plan to bring a blanket to sit on, consider bringing a tarp or other water-resistant material along in case the ground is damp.

In case of rain or other inclement weather, the film may be cancelled. Ticket-holders will be notified via email and will have one week from the date of the event to contact Philbrook at 918-748-5300 to exchange film tickets for another film, upcoming event, or apply the funds toward a Membership. All sales are final.

All sales are final. Tickets, Memberships, and Donations are nonrefundable. Select ticketed events will be exchangeable. View our full Refund & Ticketing Policy for more information.

For information on wheelchair access or other accessibility matters, please visit the Accessibility page.

Visit a member of Philbrook’s Guest Experience Team at the front desk or call us at (918) 748-5300 for questions or additional information.