Music and Movies

Marcus Center Music Movies

Music & Movies is held on select evenings throughout the summer at the Marcus Performing Arts Center in downtown Milwaukee.

Park on the rooftop of the Marcus Center parking structure and get wonderful views of the city while enjoying a music themed movie.

These FREE EVENTS are perfect for family fun or for a special date night.




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Music and Movies Include:
ENCHANTED June 11th,  DREAMGIRLS June 12th,  HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL June 18th,  MEMPHIS June 19th,  BEAUTY AND THE BEAST June 25th, GREASE June 26th, COCO July 8th, HAIR LOVE July 9th, and PRINCESS AND THE FROG July 9th

Music & Movies is made possible thanks to generous support by iHeartRadio, Johnson Financial Group, Children’s Wisconsin and Exciting Events.
Please read the following event requirements to best prepare for your visit:
Music & Movies will take place on the top level of the Marcus Center Parking Structure, located one block north of the Marcus Center, between East State Street and East Highland Avenue. To access the parking structure, turn onto State Street from Water Street and enter on the right.

Doors will open at 6:30 pm and the event will begin at 7:00 pm.

You must have a reservation to attend. Upon entry, be prepared to show your digital ticket. You will then be directed through the parking structure to a parking spot on the top level.

Passes are valid are valid for one (1) car with the number of guests limited to the number of seat belts available.

Cars must be under 6'6" to enter the Marcus Center parking garage.

No open-air vehicles (motorcycles, convertibles, etc.) are allowed.

- Sick?
Please stay at home.

- Reservations.
All spaces will be reserved in advance. There will be no drive-up reservations.

- Sound.
Movie soundtrack frequency info will be communicated upon entry. We recommend bringing your own radio from home if you wish not to use your vehicle’s radio.

- Face Masks Required.
Although we are adhering to a "Stay-In-Car Rule", we realize that you may need to use the restroom. Face coverings for safety are required when guests leave their vehicle (restroom use only.)

- Social Distancing Required In-person or Between Cars.
Please maintain an appropriate distance between others.

- Vehicles Social Distance Too.
Designated staff will indicate where to park once the Parking Ramp opens 6:30pm. Cars will be parked with instructions given by MPAC Staff to distance cars, and maximize capacity. Please follow their instructions.

- Large Vehicle Policy.
Large vehicles may park in a designated area. No vehicles over 6’6”. You will not be able to get to the roof. No exceptions.

- Your Car is Your Seat.
You may not sit outside of your vehicle.

- No Carry-ins Please. No Alcohol Sold.
Food is available for pre-order only from Sazama’s Fine Catering. A link to order will be provided to all guests that make a reservation.

- Keeping Clean and Healthy.
All employees have been educated and trained on the need for personal sanitation and hygiene as well as the sanitation of our facility. All employees will wear face coverings and wash hands frequently.

- Please dispose of all trash.
Receptacles are provided in the lobby of the skywalk.

- Face coverings are required.

- Restrooms Available Inside the Building. Social distancing applies. Restrooms in the Marcus Center will be open via the skywalk. There will be plenty of hand soap and sanitizer on hand.  You may be asked to wait outside if capacity of the restroom is reached or if cleaning is underway.

- Sanitizing Stations.
Guests are required to use hand-sanitizing stations before entering the building and upon exiting.

No Smoking of any kind, including e-cigarettes.

No Pets.

No Rainouts.
Lightning, a disruption in service will result in cancellation. Imminent weather cancellations will be posted by noon the day of the scheduled screening.

* In accordance with state, local, and CDC guidelines these policies have been developed with guest and associate safety in mind. Failure to comply with the stated policies could lead to guests being asked to leave the Drive-In without a refund.
Additional rules and regulations will be announced to all registered guests. We have created precautions for social distancing and awareness for our guests. We will be doing everything we can to protect you, as well as our employees and volunteers. To this extent, our guests, employees and volunteers will be asked to follow all CDC and local health department guidelines to create a safe experience. We will follow all updated requirements -- including social distancing practices, sanitizing, hand washing, and face masks -- to prevent the spread of COVID-19. In advance of our event, we will provide you with updated information and requirements for our Drive-In. By attending the Broadway Bash Preview Night, you agree you will not hold the Marcus Performing Arts Center, Sazama’s Fine Catering or staff and volunteers liable should one contract COVID-19. If you are uncomfortable attending, or if you are feeling ill, please stay home.

We appreciate your continued support of our mission as a nonprofit organization serving our Milwaukee community.