Mount Trashmore Park has your Golden Ticket! Join the Summer Movie Night Series featuring “Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory”

Friday, July 18, 2014 at Mount Trashmore Park | Activities begin 7:00pm, movie starts at sunset | Free and open to the public

Tuesday, July 08, 2014

(Virginia Beach, VA) – Sweeten the start of your weekend at Mount Trashmore Park (310 Edwin Drive) on Friday, July 18, 2014, for the third evening of Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation’s Summer Movie Night Series featuring the 1971 classic film, “Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory” (rated G, 100 minutes). Join the sugar rush with this family movie about a boy named Charlie who wins the opportunity to tour the most eccentric candy factory of all time along with some interesting characters he meets along the way. Get your Oompa-Loompa on with fun activities that take place prior to the movie beginning at 7:00 pm, including a chance to win a Best Costume Award for anyone who dresses up as his or her favorite “Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory” character. Follow us on Facebook ( for your chance to find a Golden Ticket and win prizes!

Free and open to the public, the movie begins at sunset. Be sure to check out delicious eats from Coastal Kettle Corn and Pennsylvania Dutch Funnel Cakes. This event is brought to you by Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation and Checkered Flag Volkswagen. Be sure to catch the last Movie Night event at Mount Trashmore Park on August 22 featuring the Disney Pixar film, “Ratatouille.”

For more information about the Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation Summer Movie Night Series, please call the Virginia Beach Special Events Office at 757-385-2990 (TTY: dial 711), e-mail or visit

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