From Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory to Young Frankenstein, Blazing Saddles and many more, Gene Wilder’s films gave us belly laughs since childhood. There are several Gene Wilder Tribute Nights coming up in the next few days so you can go enjoy his films on the big screen and maybe share some of those big laughs with your kids.
- Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory & Blazing Saddles Double Feature
Monday, September 5, 8 p.m.
- Young Frankenstein & Stir Crazy Double Feature
Wednesday, September 7, 8 p.m.
Click here to visit the Blue Starlite website and to purchase tickets.
–> Alamo Drafthouse:
- Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory Memorial Screening @ The Ritz
Friday, September 9, 9:45 p.m.
- Blazing Saddles Memorial Screening @ The Ritz
Wednesday, September 14, 7 p.m.
A portion of proceeds from these Gene Wilder Memorial Screenings will be donated to a local Alzheimer’s non-profit chapter.
- The Ultimate Willy Wonka Party @ The Village
Saturday, September 17, 7 p.m.
Mike TeeVee (Paris Themmen) and Veruca Salt (Julie Dawn Cole) will be live in person at this event. Click here for tickets.
–> Mueller Lake Park:
- Movie Music in the Park – Willy Wonka @ Muller Lake Park
Saturday, September 24, 6:30 – 10 p.m.
Join Grammy Award-winning McCallum Orchestra for a fun musical montage that will begin just after dusk with a FREE screening of the Original Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory film to follow. Food trailers and a concession booth will be on hand starting at 6:30pm, so bring your blankets, family & friends, and your appetites!
Do you know of other upcoming Gene Wilder movie events? Please let us know in the comments below.