Cox Movie Night: Hocus Pocus
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Cox Movie Night: Hocus Pocus


October 22, 2021 @ 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM


QuikTrip Great Lawn

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Cox Movie Nights are back at Gathering Place! Bring a lawn chair or blanket and gather around the QuikTrip Great Lawn for a free, family-favorite film made possible by Cox.

The Sanderson sisters are casting a spell over Gathering Place and putting the fun in funky with our next feature film, Disney’s Hocus Pocus, playing on Friday, October 22.

Pre-show activities begin at 5:30 p.m. and the movie starts at 6:30 p.m. on the QuikTrip Great Lawn

Pre-show Activities:

Dress in your Halloween best and participate in the costume contest for a chance to win a golden ticket to the upcoming performance of "Charlie & The Chocolate Factory" presented by Celebrity Attractions.

Got a monster of an appetite? Grab some dinner from Calaveras food truck!

In addition to the costume contest, don't miss free candy provided by Celebrity Attractions, fall-themed education activities, and much more FREE family fun!


About Hocus Pocus (1993)

PG, 1 hr. 36 min.

After moving to Salem, Mass., teenager Max Dennison (Omri Katz) explores an abandoned house with his sister Dani (Thora Birch) and their new friend, Allison (Vinessa Shaw). After dismissing a story Allison tells as superstitious, Max accidentally frees a coven of evil witches (Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, Kathy Najimy) who used to live in the house. Now, with the help of a magical cat, the kids must steal the witches' book of spells to stop them from becoming immortal.