The HBO Bryant Park Summer Film Festival returns June 19th with a lineup of the most popular films screened during the outdoor movie stalwart's 25 years. Bringing a picnic for the mad rush on the lawn has been part of the tradition since the series' incarnation, but there are also food vendors on-site selling ready-to-eat meals; here's the lineup for this season.
Curated by the Hester Street Fair, the vendor list includes Burger and Lobster (serving lobster rolls), Oconomi (savory Japanese pancakes), Pokee NYC (poke bowls), Thaibird (Japanese fried chicken), Tijuana Picnic (modern Mexican), and Manousheh (Lebanese flatbreads).
Dessert-type things will be supplied by Joey Bats (Portuguese desserts) and Taiyaki (soft serve ice cream in fish waffles), and beverages will be from Renegade Lemonade and Coffeemania, which will also serve Russian foods like pelmeni (dumplings) in addition to coffee drinks.
Vendors begin service at 4:30 p.m. on movie nights and conclude service at 9:30 p.m. and can be found at the park's Fountain Terrace behind the screen.
As a reminder, here's this summer's film lineup:
June 19: King Kong (1933)
June 26: On the Town (1949)
July 3: The Muppets Take Manhattan (1984)
July 10: Sabrina (1954)
July 17: Wall Street (1987)
July 24: Pillow Talk (1959)
July 31: The Hustler (1961)
August 7: All That Jazz (1979)
August 14: North By Northwest (1959)
August 21: Dirty Dancing (1987)