All Foellinger Theatre movies begin at 8:00 p.m. and admission is FREE! Just come in and take a seat. Foellinger Theatre is located in Franke Park on Sherman Blvd., next to the Children’s Zoo. Concessions available.  Outside food and beverage is not permitted. 

Despicable Me

Movie:  Despicable Me
Wednesday, July 5, 8 p.m., Free
A supervillain schemes to steal the moon from the sky, but his evil machinations are undermined by three orphaned girls who see him as a father figure, despite his diabolical intentions. Rated PG.

Despicable Me 2

Movie:  Despicable Me 2
Wednesday, July 12, 8 p.m., Free

Ex-supervillain Gru is adjusting to his new life as a suburban family man when he must come to the rescue and help to catch a fiendish criminal with the help of his new partner Lucy. Rated PG.

Despicable Me 3

Movie:  Despicable Me 3
Wednesday, July 19, 8 p.m., Free

Gru meets his long-lost charming, cheerful, and more successful twin brother Dru who wants to team up with him for one last criminal heist. Rated PG.


Movie:  Minions
Wednesday, July 26, 8 p.m., Free

Stuart, Kevin, and Bob are recruited by Scarlet Overkill, a supervillain who, alongside her inventor husband Herb, hatches a plot to take over the world. Rated PG.

Finding Nemo Needs Cropped

Movie:  Finding Nemo
Wednesday, August 2, 8 p.m., Free

A clown fish searches for his missing son in this animated adventure, the winner of an Oscar for Best Animated Feature. Rated G.

Finding Dory

Movie:  Finding Dory
Wednesday, August 9, 8 p.m., Free

Amnesiac blue tang Dory searches for her long-lost parents with the help of pals Nemo and Marlin. She heads for the Monterey Marine Life Institute as she hopes to find a place she can call home. Rated PG.

The 2018 FREE movie series of Foellinger Theatre was made possible with the support of the following:



Official Lodging Sponsor 

Look for information soon on our 2018 Official Lodging Sponsor!

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2018 Meet & Greet

At this time NO Meet & Greets are planned for 2018.  Contact individual Band Fan Clubs to inquire about Meet & Greets being organized by the Band. 

For information on renting the Theatre check out: the Theatre Stage, the Theatre Schematic or the Theatre Specifications and Equipment.  The Theatre has a capacity of 2,751.

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 Additional Information

Contact: Tim Byers, Theatre Manager, 260.427.6018 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

"We are Changing for You" by improving the safety and enhancing the "Curb Appeal" of Foellinger Theatre. 
All of this work has been done in an effort to provide an enhanced experience for our theatre guests. 


Work for the 2018 season includes:

Remodeling of the Performer Rooms in the basement and outside drainage improvements

Several improvements have been completed for the 2017 season at the Foellinger Theatre.

These projects include: the ship ladder, glue-lam beams, drainage, pathway, performer rooms, stage flooring, fencing, and entry gates.

Improvements at Foellinger Theatre completed the fall of 2016 include: powerwashing, priming and painting of the Theatre, drainage improvements and Glulam improvements. 

Improvements completed for the 2016 season include:

Loading Dock Improvements

Ramp Improvements

Prior to our 2015 season we made the following improvements:

Orchestra Pit Removal 

Front Seating Improvements 

Sound Truss Improvements 

Rigging Improvements 

Section IV Lighting Improvements 

GluLam (Wooden) Beam Improvements 

Improvements completed for 2014 include: electrical upgrades, concrete improvements, roof fascia improvements, seating improvements, additional landscaping, signage, and lighting. 

In 2013 we expanded seating on the east side.

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In 2012 we updated and re-roofed the storage room area. 

For 2011 the following improvements were made: a new roof, new electronic sign and new lights at the overflow parking lot. Performers enjoyed a new enclosed artists dining area. The cost of these new improvements was over $200,000.
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Thanks to David Myers for his donation of a piano and stained glass that was formerly at Fred Myers Pianos Organs Clocks.

 Improvements made in 2009/2010 include: new dressing rooms, relamped house lights, new stage lights and a new light control board.

Additional changes made as part of the Park Bond Issue include: an accessible ramp to the stage in the mid section of the house, hand railings in the side aisles, a new canopy from the house to the new restrooms and new restrooms for performers.  These improvements total an additional $300,000.

In 2008 the Foellinger Foundation awarded the Theatre $500,000 for improvements.  Some of the improvements include: painting the front wall of the stage, painting the sound clouds, re-roofing the stage house, installing a new sound system, new curtains, new lighting and installing the aluminum covering of the rear of the Theatre arch and end caps.


Below are some photos taken to show you some of the changes that took place.    

Our landscaping is captivating!
A new handicapped ramp   

New curtains, sound, lighting and banners

New canopy

All of these changes brought both old and NEW customers!

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We couldn't do all of this without our loyal Staff,

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Volunteers and Sponsors!


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