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Discover How Willy Became...WONKA: Family Film Series Presented By The City Of Aventura

May 15, 2024

As the summer sun blazes down in June, families in the vibrant city of Aventura are in for a treat—a cinematic journey into the whimsical world of Willy Wonka. Presented by the City of Aventura, this family film series invites you to join the adventure for free, but don't forget to snag your tickets in advance for this enchanting experience.

While this event is free, tickets are required for entry. You can secure your tickets through Ticketmaster or in person at the Box Office. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis, with space limited to the first 330 guests who reserve a ticket. But don't worry if you miss out initially; a standby line will be available, and additional guests may be admitted depending on available seating.

The excitement begins as the lobby opens at 10:00 a.m., allowing families to immerse themselves in the anticipation of the magical journey ahead. Seating in the auditorium opens at 10:30 a.m., ensuring everyone has ample time to settle in before the adventure unfolds on the big screen.

Date: Sunday, June 23rd, 2024
Time: 11:00 AM
Venue: Aventura Arts & Cultural Center
Price: Free Event. RSVP Required

Families with little ones need not worry—lap tickets are available for children 12 months and under, ensuring everyone can enjoy the experience together.

While outside food and drinks are not permitted, fear not! The lobby offers a delightful array of snacks and beverages available for purchase. For those looking to elevate their movie experience, pre-ordering the "Snack Pack" not only saves $5 off concession stand prices but also ensures you have all your favorites ready to enjoy. Each Snack Pack includes a choice of beverage, a bag of savory snacks, and a delectable Hoffman’s Chocolate Bar—truly the perfect accompaniment to the cinematic adventure unfolding before your eyes.

The Film
Prepare to be enchanted by "Wonka," a spectacular adventure that delves into the origins of one of literature's most beloved characters. Starring Timothée Chalamet in the titular role, this film chronicles the extraordinary journey of Willy Wonka, the world's greatest inventor, magician, and chocolate-maker. Adapted from Roald Dahl's timeless classic, "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory," this tale weaves magic, music, mayhem, and emotion into a heartwarming and humorous narrative.

With a runtime of 112 minutes, "Wonka" promises an immersive experience suitable for the whole family, earning a PG rating for its enchanting storyline and captivating visuals.

Book your ticket today so your family can embark on a journey into the fantastical world of Willy Wonka. With free admission, delightful snacks, and a heartwarming tale of discovery and adventure, this family film series promises an unforgettable experience for all ages. So mark your calendars and get ready to discover how Willy became... WONKA!

Ticketmaster is the only official ticketing service of the Aventura Arts & Cultural Center. You can purchase tickets online at: - By phone at: (877) 311-7469. Or: (954) 462-0222. Or in person at the Aventura Arts & Cultural Center box office Wednesday through Saturday from 12:00 p.m. Noon to 5:00 p.m. and 90 minutes prior to each performance. For Group Sales, please call: (954) 660-6307.

FREE parking is available in the lots adjacent to the Aventura Arts & Cultural Center in front of the Aventura Community Recreation Center and the Aventura City of Excellence School.

Valet service is available for most performances at $20 per vehicle. Valet parking is located at the main entrance of the Aventura Arts & Cultural Center in the circular drive. There is a convenient drop-off area in front of the building.

The Aventura Arts & Cultural Center is located at: 3385 Northeast 188th Street, Aventura, Florida 33180.

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