Decatur to close part of West Ponce de Leon for Spring Movie Night
This story has been updated.
The city of Decatur is closing a part of West Ponce de Leon on Friday, March 23, as part of a “Spring Movie Night” intended to support businesses in the area.
The closure will begin at 4 p.m. and end at 11 p.m.
“The closure will occur between the 335 West Ponce condo parking garage entrance and Ponce de Leon Place,” an announcement from the city says. “Vehicles will be able to detour around the area using Ponce de Leon Place and Fairview Avenue.”
The event will begin at 6:30 p.m. with a round of Decatur trivia, featuring prizes for winners. The movie “Wonder” will start at 7:30 p.m. The event is free to the public, but attendees should register online and bring their own chairs.
Here is the event description:
The City of Decatur is turning the 300 block of West Ponce de Leon Avenue into a movie venue on Friday, March 23! Spend an evening hanging out with friends and family while watching the heart warming story of Auggie Pullman in Wonder.
Come out early to snag your spot and bring your chairs and blankets to keep it cozy. Check Facebook for the late-breaking special offers from West Ponce restaurants and shops, and grab dinner or shop before showtime. The Decatur Bulldog Boosters will be selling popcorn for the event.
The evening kicks off at 6:30 p.m. with fun activities from the whole crew and an opportunity to win some great prizes provided by our West Ponce restaurants and businesses. So brush up on your Decatur. The feature film lights up the outdoor screen at 7:30 p.m.
CORRECTION: An earlier version of this story contained incorrect information about the start time of the event. This story has been updated with the correct information.