Movies & Music By the Marsh

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…at MDC’s Hunter Amphitheater

Join MDC for a variety of cinematic and musical entertainment
with the beautiful backdrop of the Indian River Lagoon!
Scroll past the schedule for general information for all of our movie and music events

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MOVIE: The Muppet Christmas Carol
Saturday, December 18 | Film begins at 6:00 p.m.

We’re bringing the Muppets to the marsh with this fun and family-friendly take on a classic Christmas story!

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General Information for all Movies & Music by the Marsh Events

Tickets : Movie tickets are $6 per ticket or $20 for a group of 4 and require advance reservations. Tickets must be purchased/reserved ahead of time either online or by calling 386.428.4828. You must show either a paper confirmation or have it ready on your phone to be admitted to the event. Music events are FREE and on a first come, first serve basis (unless otherwise specified).

Parking : Event parking is located in our large West Parking Lot; please do not park in the main MDC lot or other adjacent lots.

Seating : All seating opens when gates open (time differs for each event) and is on a first come, first serve basis. All movies and music event seating is on our amphitheater hill; blankets and chairs are welcome and encouraged.

What to bring : Please note that these events are outside, so dress for the weather and plan accordingly with bug spray, jacket, and sun protection (for midday music events). You are also encouraged to bring blankets or lawn chairs for seating in your square. We ask those who choose to view in lawn chairs utilize the top of the amphitheater hill with those watching on blankets using the lower level of the amphitheater hill.

Concessions & Restrooms : Concessions are available for all shows but the types of concessions may vary from show to show. On-site purchases currently are cashless. Restrooms are located inside Marine Discovery Center and will be open throughout the event.

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For questions or additional info
please contact Wendy Castino at or Guy Flick at

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