South Orange Summer Nights

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The best thing since sliced bread!

Flood’s Hill in South Orange is the place to be each Wednesday evening all summer long.  Beginning in June, enjoy arts and crafts in a scenic park setting. As the evenings get longer Music takes center stage, complete with free concerts, food trucks, arts activities and games for the kids. In July comes the popular Movies; bring your blanket and your honey and enjoy the show! All in all, its three full months of free arts programming for all to enjoy. Jointly produced by South Orange Department of Recreation and Cultrual Affairs and the South Orange Performaing Arts Center (SOPAC).

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South Orange Summer Nights 2017

Art in the Park, Summer Concerts and Moonlit Movies are Wednesday night programs collectively known as South Orange Summer Nights and this year they are bigger and better than ever! 

Programs are subject to change. In the case of inclement weather, activities will be canceled. South Orange Summer Nights is jointly produced by the South Orange Department of Recreation and Cultural Affairs and South Orange Performing Arts Center. 

Pre-Concert Activities

Art in the Park 

Art programs run from 6-8PM each Wednesday. For adults and children age 6 and older. 

WED, JUL 26 at Floods Hill 

“Sew it Up.” Step two of a fun community fiber art project. Add colorful thread to the squirt painted sheet. 

The Maplewood-South Orange Book Festival will hold a “mini-mid-summer children’s book fest” The mini-mid-summer children’s book fest event will feature three local children’s authors: Eric Morse, What Is Punk?; Jennifer Vogel Bass, Edible Colors; Mike Marlbrough, Marigold Bakes A Cake.

South Orange Summer Nights Rock!
We will have a mobile rock wall set up for this week’s concert!

The rock wall will open at 6:00 PM and close at 8:15 PM
Wristbands will be sold at Floods Hill from 6:00PM to 7:30PM

To be able to climb the rock wall you must:

• Show your South Orange Recreation ID Badge OR if you were a guest at the pool on Wednesday, keep your wristband on as this will also allow you to climb.

• If you are not a badge holder you may purchase a wristband for $5 which will allow access to the wall for the evening.

• All climbers must wear closed toes shoes

• All climbers must weigh over 50lbs and less than 250lbs.

• All climbers must be at least 48” tall

• Aggressive climbing/racing is not permitted.

• Direction of attendants on site must be followed

WED, AUG 2 at Floods Hill  
“Confetti Mural.”
We will end the season with a BANG! Let’s work together on a beautiful confetti mural.

Concerts in the Park  

Concerts begin at 7:30PM at Floods Hill in Meadowland Park. Arrive early to order from the food trucks and pick out a spot on the lawn! 

WED, JUL 26 | Counterfeiters (80s, 90s Party Band) 

WED, AUG 2 | Rock the Hill (Garage Bands)

Moonlit Movies 

Movies begin at 8:15PM at Floods Hill in Meadowland Park.

WED, AUG 9 | Sing 

WED, AUG 16 | Grease 

WED, AUG 23 | Pitch Perfect 

WED, AUG 30 | Beauty and the Beast