Make Your Community More Attractive and Create a Sense of Community With an Outdoor Movie Event
Getting to know your neighbors has many benefits. Good neighbors can help each other, look out for each other and sometimes even become great friends. Getting to know your neighbors is particularly important for residents of smaller communities like apartment or condo complexes, retirement homes and gated communities. Fun social activities provide an opportunity for community residents to relax and get to know their neighbors,and creates a secure sense of community that encourages long-term tenants and improves the value of the community or complex.
An outdoor movie event is one way to accomplish these goals. An inflatable movie screen can be set up almost anywhere; the parking lot, next to the pool, on a tennis court, in a courtyard, or even indoors in the event of inclement weather. Almost any community has a space that can accommodate an inflatable movie screen for a memorable movie night.
With an inflatable movie screen you can create a relaxing movie under the stars to be enjoyed by all ages, or for a specific group. If you are trying to attract families, a popular family or kid’s movie would be a good choice. For adults, a popular new release would be well received. You might even consider giving the residents several choices and allowing them to vote on the movie for the event ahead of time. Kids or teens in particular might like the chance to decide which movie will be playing at the event.
An outdoor movie makes a great addition to a kid’s or teen’s event. Parents will like that their children are being entertained in a safe environment in their own community, and kids will have a chance to meet new friends right in their own complex.
Activities put on in retirement communities are often very well received. A combination of more free time and less opportunities to meet new people as a result of retirement means that social events are very important in retirement communities.
An outdoor movie event is a versatile and affordable social activity. Outdoor movie screens come in a variety of sizes to accommodate any size group and fit into any size budget. If you are working with a small budget, there are other ways to reduce expenses. One way is to sell sponsorship or advertising. the ads will run before the movie begins, just like they do in a movie theatre.
Existing and potential residents often look for a community with a close-knit feel and activities to stay busy, relax and get to know those who are living around them. Hosting a social event like a family movie under the stars or a kid’s, teen or adult specific movie event is a great way to make your community more fun and attractive to residents.