From Friday, March 28th to Thursday, April 3rd, The Traverse City State Theatre is celebrating spring break with 36 great films, all for FREE! (We had to read that twice, too!) Featuring a Kids’ Matinee each morning at 10 am (10:30 am on Wednesday) with a special star map presentation by local astronomer Jerry Dobek most mornings at 9:45 am.

Pick up your free tickets at the State Box Office or call 231.947.3446 starting Friday, March 21 at 12 noon. Here’s our list of Traverse City State Theatre’s Free Kids Movies for Spring Break for the younger set from the full list:

Friday, March 28: Oscar Snubs Day

  • 10:00 am: How to Train Your Dragon (Rated PG)

Saturday, March 29: Bechdel Test Day

  • 10:00 am: Oz: The Great and Powerful (Rated PG)

Sunday, March 30: Tribute to Harold Ramis

  • 10:00 am: Dr. Seuss’ Horton Hears a Who! (Rated G)
  • 1:00 pm: Groundhog Day (Rated PG)

And for older teenagers (or those who just act like them), the following Sunday movies contain themes for more mature audiences:

  • 4:00 pm: Caddyshack (Rated R)
  • 6:30 pm: Animal House (Rated R)
  • 9:15 pm: Stripes (Rated R)

Monday, March 31: Movies with Dance Scenes Day

  • 10:00 am: Enchanted (Rated PG)
  • 1:00 pm: (500) Days of Summer (Rated PG-13)
  • 3:30 pm: Napoleon Dynamite (Rated PG)
  • 6:00 pm: Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (Rated PG-13)

Tuesday, April 1: Book to Movie Day

  • 10:00 am: Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters (Rated PG)
  • 12:30 pm: Lee Daniels’ The Butler (Rated PG-13)
  • 3:30 pm: The Book Thief (Rated PG-13)
  • 6:45 pm: The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (Rated PG)
  • 9:30 pm: The Great Gatsby (Rated PG-13)

Wednesday, April 2: The Late, Great Philip Seymour Hoffman Day

  • 10:30 am: The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer (Not Rated)
  • 1:00 pm: Doubt (Rated PG-13)

Thursday, April 3: Big Screen Day

  • 10:00 am: Epic (Rated PG)
  • 12:45 pm: Oblivion (Rated PG-13)
  • 3:45 pm: World War Z (Rated PG-13)
  • 6:45 pm: Man of Steel (Rated PG-13)
  • 10:00 pm: Star Trek: Into Darkness (Rated PG-13)

Friday, April 4: Bonus Kids Film

  • 10:00 am: Fantastic Mr. Fox (Rated PG)

Here’s the full schedule of free movies at the State Theatre, including some R-rated movies.

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