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We're excited to be back at the McGrath Amphitheatre for our 16th summer of moonlight, movies, food and family fun under the stars in Downtown Cedar Rapids! Proudly sponsored by Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust. 

McGrath Amphitheatre

475 1st St SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401

Gates open at 7:00 PM  |   Kids' Activities begin at 7:00 PM | Movie begins at dusk (typically approx. 9:00 PM in July and 8:30 PM in August)


Join CRBT for a return of Movies on the Riverbank this summer!

Rated PG; 99 minutes; Cast: Ben Schwartz, James Marsden, Jim Carrey, Tika Sumpter, Natasha Rothwell

After discovering a small, blue, fast hedgehog, a small-town police officer must help him defeat an evil genius who wants to do experiments on him.

Sonic the Hedgehog movie poster
Sonic the Hedgehog (2020)
Saturday, June 19

Rated PG; 95 minutes; Cast: Nicolas Cage, Emma Stone, Ryan Reynolds, Catherine Keener, Cloris Leachman

The prehistoric family the Croods are challenged by a rival family the Bettermans, who claim to be better and more evolved.

The Croods
The Croods: A New Age (2020)
Saturday, July 10

Rated PG; 90 minutes; Cast: Anna Kendrick, Justin Timberlake, Rachel Bloom, James Corden, Ron Funches

When the Queen of the Hard Rock Trolls tries to take over all the Troll kingdoms, Queen Poppy and her friends try different ways to save all the Trolls.

Trolls World Tour
Trolls World Tour (2020)
Saturday, August 7

Additional Event Details:

  • The event is free and open to the public.
  • On-street parking is available.
  • We will continue to follow CDC and local guidelines regarding COVID protocol for Outdoor Events & Mass Gatherings.
  • Tiered, natural lawn seating is offered. People are encouraged to bring their lawn chairs and blankets.
  • Onsite vendors: Moo Moo's Ice Cream Trust and El Kahir Shriners (free popcorn courtesy of Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust).
  • The following is a list of approved items attendees may bring into the McGrath Amphitheatre for the CRBT movie series only: Outside food and beverages, Soft-sided coolers only, Backpacks and purses (may be subject to search), Binoculars, Cameras, Blankets, Bagged lawn chairs/folding chairs
  • The following is a list of restricted items in the McGrath Amphitheatre: No hard-sided coolers, Animals (service animals are welcome), Weapons or illegal substances of any kind, Audio/video recording devices, Fireworks or any other pyrotechnic devices, Glass bottles, Laser pointers, Frisbees, Musical instruments, In-line or roller skates, Skateboards, Scooters, Bicycles

If the event is canceled due to weather, notification or updates will be posted on the CRBT Facebook page.

For more information, contact Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust at 319-862-2728. 

A big thank you to our Media Partner Z102.9.