Films on the Lawn

Since the early 1970s, Philbrook Films on the Lawn have been a beloved Tulsa tradition.

Every summer thousands of guests gather on the Philbrook Lawn for classic films, food trucks, picnics, cash bar, live music, activities, and a great time for all.

Timeline:
6:00pm Doors Open
6:00pm – Dusk – Picnicking, Burger Night, Special Activities
Film begins at Dusk

Film + Museum Admission:
$6 Members, $12 Not-Yet-Members, $6 for Youth 13-17 & FREE for Member Youth and Youth 12 & under!

Rain Plan:
In case of rain, the film will be cancelled. Ticket-holders will have one week from the date of the event to exchange film tickets for another film, upcoming event, or apply the funds toward a Membership. All sales are final.

 

FAQs

Q:

Are dogs allowed?

A:

Pets are not allowed in the Gardens. Service animals are always welcome.

Q:

Can I bring lawn chairs?

A:

Yes! Designated lawn-chair seating is available behind blanket-seating. Chairs are not provided by Philbrook. Want to sit close? Arrive early and bring a blanket!

Q:

Can I bring food? Will food be available for purchase?

A:

Picnicking is encouraged. Burgers from Kitchen 27 and concessions will be available until 9pm for those must-have movie snacks! Outside alcohol is not permitted.

Q:

Where do I park?

A:

Philbrook parking lots will be open, however, space is limited. Neighborhood street parking is available. Please do not block driveways.

Q:

Can I pre-purchase tickets?

A:

Yes! Tickets are available for pre-purchase on our Event Calendar.

Q:

What if it rains?

A:

All sales are final. In case of rain, the film will be cancelled. Ticket-holders will have one week from the date of the event to exchange film tickets for another film, upcoming event, or apply the funds toward a Membership.

Field of Dreams

June 14

When Iowa farmer Ray (Kevin Costner) hears a mysterious voice one night in his cornfield saying “If you build it, he will come,” he feels the need to act. But, as Ray learns, this field of dreams is about much more than bringing former baseball greats out to play.

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Almost Famous

June 28

Set in 1973, it chronicles the funny and often poignant coming of age of 15-year-old William, an unabashed music fan who is inspired by the seminal bands of the time.

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O Brother, Where Art Thou?

July 26

Ulysses Everett McGill (George Clooney) is having difficulty adjusting to his hard-labor sentence in Mississippi. He scams his way off the chain gang with simple Delmar (Tim Blake Nelson) and maladjusted Pete (John Turturro), then the trio sets out to pursue freedom and the promise of a fortune in buried treasure.

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Black Panther

Aug 23

After the death of his father, T’Challa returns home to the African nation of Wakanda to take his rightful place as king. When a powerful enemy suddenly reappears, T’Challa’s mettle as king — and as Black Panther — gets tested when he’s drawn into a conflict that puts the fate of Wakanda and the entire world at risk. Faced with treachery and danger.

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Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory

Sept 27

Gene Wilder puts on his Wonka hat and makes our wildest dreams come true in this 1971 adaptation of Roald Dahl’s famous novel. Do you have your golden ticket?

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