Watch the Original Blues Brothers Movie This Weekend at the Old Joliet Prison Year

August 19, 2020
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Need some plans for the whole family this weekend? Head on over to the Old Joliet Prison Yard for an outdoor screening of the original Blues Brothers movie.

The movie will be played on a large 45' screen inside the historic prison grounds on Friday, August 21st, and Saturday, August 22nd! 

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You can also tour the prison grounds that will feature movie highlights and visuals. Gates open at 5 pm and the movie begins at 8 pm. 

Admission is $35 for adults and $20 for kids 13 and under. All attendees must pre-register to receive a timed entry to adhere to social distancing guidelines. Interested guests can pre-register HERE

The event will include concessions, giveaways, photo ops, and specialty drinks! In order to adhere to social distancing protocols, all guests will also receive a numbered circle on the lawn that will be 15' away from another group.

So get in your Bluesmobile and head out to Joliet this weekend for this once in a lifetime movie event!