Roll out your park blanket and join us for a movie and shopping on Saturday, Feb. 17, from 3 to 8 p.m. at Civic Space Park.

In honor of Black History Month, Downtown Phoenix Inc. is partnering with Shaolin Jazz, an event production duo from Washington, D.C., to host CAN I KICK IT? which will include a live scoring of the movie Black Panther with hip hop, funk, soul, and rock music.

In addition to movie entertainment, Archwood Exchange will host its Buy Black Marketplace, featuring over 20 local vendors, including various food and shopping options. Enjoy activities like a Double Dutch competition, giveaways, trivia, a costume contest, and more excitement throughout the evening.

This event is family-friendly and free to attend. Kick back and enjoy the show!

Schedule of Events

3:00 p.m.       Start – Buy Black Marketplace + Food Trucks Open

3:15 p.m.        Welcome

3:30 p.m.       Black History Trivia / Hip-Hop Quotables Trivia

3:45 p.m.       Family Feud

4:30 p.m.       Black History Trivia / Hip-Hop Quotables Trivia

4:55 p.m.       Kick-Off/Announcements (DPI, Archwood Exchange, Shaolin Jazz, Dignitaries) + Costume Contest

5:00 p.m.      Movie Begins

Previous Can I Kick It event in Washington, DC. (Contributed)

Parking Information

The easiest, most affordable way to get to Civic Space Park is by Valley Metro Light Rail. Parking garages are available at 1st Ave. and Van Buren St. and at 2nd Ave. and Van Buren St.

Utilize the Ace Parking SpACE website to reserve parking ahead of time. Scooter and ride-share options, like Waymo, are also available.

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