Never Say Die: The Goonies 25th Anniversary Celebration



Friday to Monday, June 4 – 7, 2010

Cast members that will be attending include:

Corey Feldman, who played Mouth

Curt Hanson, who portrayed Mr. Perkins – the richest man in Astoria.

We are in conversations with several other cast members and producers about their attendance at the event and will know soon if their schedule will allow for them to join us.  We’ll announce them here as soon as we know!  You can view many more details about the event after the jump.

Goonies Concert

A Goonies themed concert at Warren Field, as seen in the opening of the film, with performances by:
Truth Movement – Corey Feldman’s Pink Floyd inspired class rock band will start their 2010 summer tour here in Astoria.

The Ataris – Alternative band whose album in 2003 titled So Long, Astoria references their love of the film and a trip they took to Astoria to see the Goonies sites.  Currently touring worldwide in support of their 6th album, The Graveyard of the Atlantic.

The Whiskey Rebellion – An acoustic, bluegrass band with YouTube hit “The Ballad of Chester Copperpot”

Troy’s Bucket – A pop-punk band from Southern California named after a memorable scene in the Goonies

Event Schedule

Friday, June 4
Event Headquarters Open – Retail Shop, Tickets, Event Info
VIP Dinner with Cast
“Red Carpet” Showing of The Goonies & Premiere of Documentary

Saturday, June 5
Event Headquarters Open – Retail Shop, Tickets, Event Info
Multiple Showings of The Goonies & Documentary
Oregon Film Museum Grand Opening
Meet & Greet with Cast
Bus Tours to Film Locations
Talent Show & Fan Review
80s Night Out

Sunday, June 6
Event Headquarters Open – Retail Shop, Tickets, Event Info
Multiple Showings of The Goonies & Documentary
Meet & Greet with Cast
Bus Tours to Film Locations
Goonies Themed Concert

Monday, June 7
Event Headquarters Open – Retail Shop, Tickets, Event Info
Multiple Showings of The Goonies & Documentary
Truffle Shuffle 5K Run/Walk
Picnic Social at Ecola Park

General timeline would be Headquarters open 9am to 6pm and other events happening on Friday starting around 5pm, Saturday and Sunday going from 9am to 9pm/later, and Monday starting at 8 or 9am and wrapping up around 2 or 3pm.

Click here for a print-friendly version of the schedule.  (pdf 248kb)

How to Get Involved

If you would to be a partner with the event, many opportunities are available for local businesses to host activities like 80s Night Out or the Treasure Hunt.  We are also seeking sponsors to help us present this event.  Volunteers will be needed to help with numerous tasks, too.  If you would like more information or have an idea of your own, contact Regina at the Astoria-Warrenton Area Chamber of Commerce, (503) 325-6311 or regina @ oldoregon . com
Or Click here to download a response card to send in and we’ll contact you!

Stay Tuned…

Announcements coming soon…
Ticket prices, on sale date, and how to get them
Official event art and promotional materials
Additional activities and promotions
More!

Media Inquiries

Are you a member of the media interested in covering The Goonies 25th Anniversary?  We’re here to help!

Contacts:
Regina Willkie Christine Gerrie
Astoria-Warrenton Area Chamber of Commerce Maxwell PR
(503) 325-6311 (503) 231-3086
regina oldoregon . com christine maxwellpr . com

Please note: the deadline to request media passes for the event is May 14 and passes will only be provided for qualified media.



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