South Lake Rooftop Cinema Series to Begin

South Lake Business Association’s first Rooftop Cinema event on Saturday, July 15, featuring a free movie and parking, will be held at 55 S. Lake Ave., on the rooftop of the Pasadena Towers parking structure.
South Lake Business Association’s first Rooftop Cinema event on Saturday, July 15, featuring a free movie and parking, will be held at 55 S. Lake Ave., on the rooftop of the Pasadena Towers parking structure.

South Lake Business Association is presenting the fifth annual Rooftop Cinema Series, a free open-air movie series on Saturday, July 15, and Saturday, Aug. 12. Thousands are expected to attend for the action blockbuster “Fast and Furious 6” (July 15) and the romantic action drama “Top Gun” (Aug. 12) during Pasadena’s popular summer event.
Attendees are encouraged to arrive by 6 p.m. to enjoy the resident DJ and fun pre-show activities. The “Fast and Furious 6” screening includes family-friendly games such as pingpong, corn hole, Jenga, giant chess and Connect Four. Food trucks and vendors, including Rounds Premium Burgers, will also be on-site with delicious food and beverages available for purchase.
On Aug. 12, the award-winning romantic military film “Top Gun” will air in anticipation of the recently announced sequel. Guests can enjoy a Top Gun-themed photo op, themed bounce houses and face painting for kids. Food vendors include: Le Petit Pomme Frites, Rounds Premium Burgers and Nothing Bundt Cakes.
Attendees are encouraged to bring a reclining beach chair for a comfortable seating experience. Due to the overwhelming popularity of the Rooftop Cinema Series there is a special VIP seating area. To take advantage of this offer, guests must present a printed receipt of a same day purchase from a South Lake Avenue retailer. This promotion is offered on a first- come, first-serve basis. The Rooftop Cinema Series offers an opportunity for friends and family to enjoy a lovely summer evening at one of the San Gabriel Valley’s top outdoor movie screening experiences.
“South Lake’s Rooftop Cinema Series is a community-building experience and a fun way for event attendees to learn about the South Lake Avenue District and all it has to offer. South Lake events provide our guests with the opportunity to learn about district updates and provide the South Lake Business Association the opportunity to thank guests for being patrons of the South Lake Avenue District,” said Gina Tleel, executive director of the South Lake Business Association.
The South Lake Business Association gives special thanks to Corporate Center Pasadena, Pasadena Towers, Logix Federal Credit Union, Outlook Pasadena, Pasadena Star News and Pasadena Weekly.
The event offers free movies and parking, but RSVP required. For more information and to RSVP, visit southlakeavenue.org or call (626) 792-1259.

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