The Goonies House Is For Sale! (Update – It Just Sold!)

It seems fitting that our partners at SetJetters took to their blog to post this great update on the “Goonies House” – hitting the market in Astoria next week.

Will the Goon Docks go to Developers?

By Erik Nachtrieb (SetJetters CEO & CoFounder)

Once a Goonie, Always a Goonie! This time the Goonies House isn’t in foreclosure. Could it go to developers or be your $400K/year investment property?

The Goonies House, built in 1896, sits high above the quaint city of Astoria, Oregon USA in an area that reflects the “Goon Docks”.

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UPDATED: “The Goonies” Celebrates its 35th Anniversary with Statewide Tour

It’s been 35 years since The Goonies audiences first went in search of treasure with a lovable band of kids from Astoria into the caves beneath the northern Oregon coastline and Ecola State Park. To celebrate the 35th anniversary of the film, Oregon Film and Travel Oregon will offer public screenings of the movie in several cities around the state—from Salem Cinema to BendFilm and Eugene’s Broadway Metro to Baker City.

This combined effort and tour is to support the Oregon Film Museum, the Astoria-Warrenton Chamber of Commerce and the official Goonies Day in Astoria celebration event June 4-7, 2020. Continue reading... “UPDATED: “The Goonies” Celebrates its 35th Anniversary with Statewide Tour”

#OregonMade Film Series: “The Goonies” on 35mm Print

Kick off your summer in the most perfect way possible: doing the Truffle Shuffle.

Yes, that most iconic of #OregonMade films is back as Goonies Never Say Die and this time we’re watching it as it was meant to be seen – on 35mm film. This screening is both to celebrate and support the new Historic Oregon Film Trail and its official kick-off in January in Astoria recognizing “Kindergarten Cop,” “Short Circuit,” and, yes, “The Goonies.” There’s a lot more signs and a lot more films for us all to celebrate and we hope you will join us for this one. Continue reading... “#OregonMade Film Series: “The Goonies” on 35mm Print”

The Goonies 30th Anniversary Celebration – Wrap Up

“The Goonies” 30th Anniversary Celebration was held in Astoria, Oregon from June 4 to 7, 2015 – just a short two weeks ago as of this writing. We enjoyed a successful event overall, bringing a nice economic boost to our community to kick-off the summer season. This is our third anniversary celebration to host, starting in 2005 with the 20th. Attendees come from all across the US and Canada, and we had a representative from every continent except for Antarctica at the Celebration. Continue reading... “The Goonies 30th Anniversary Celebration – Wrap Up”

“The Goonies” 30th Anniversary Drew Large Crowds to Astoria – Sen. Ron Wyden’s Statement for the Congressional Record

"The Goonies" 30th Anniversary, Astoria
“The Goonies” 30th Anniversary, Astoria

Senator Ron Wyden prepared a statement for the Congressional Record to mark the 30th anniversary of “The Goonies”, shot in Astoria, Oregon. Sen. Wyden noted the growth of the Oregon film industry and the “good-paying jobs and tourism that in turn support local businesses and economic development across the State”. Read the whole statement here.

Some other stories on “The Goonies” 30th:

The Wrap

Time    New York Times     Statesman Journal

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Astoria Celebrates “The Goonies” 30th Anniversary

 Corey Feldman, who starred in "The Goonies," at an event in 2010. Credit Astoria-Warrenton Chamber of Commerce
Corey Feldman, who starred in “The Goonies,” at an event in 2010. Credit Astoria-Warrenton Chamber of Commerce

The highly-anticipated 30th anniversary of “The Goonies“, took place over 4 days in Astoria last month.  The celebration kicked off with the Geocache “One Eyed Willie Treasure” hunt at the Astoria Armory, with the official “Goonies Day” being marked as June 7th.  Several screenings of the movie took place over the four days with the collective events attracted around 15,000 fans from all over the world, celebrating the “Farewell to Warren Field” (location featured in the film’s opening), original cast appearances and the largest collective of the  Truffle Shuffle the world has ever seen! Continue reading... “Astoria Celebrates “The Goonies” 30th Anniversary”

Review: “The Goonies” 25th Anniversary Celebration in Astoria, OR

Left to right: "The Goonies" director Richard Donner, Jeff Cohen ("Chunk"), Corey Feldman ("Mouth"), Sean Astin ("Mikey"), and Curt Hanson (Mr. Perkins)

June 7th, 2010 marked the 25th Anniversary of the 80s cult classic film, “The Goonies,” and fans of the film descended upon Astoria, Oregon in droves this past weekend to celebrate.  Director Richard Donner and many of the stars from the film also showed up to commemorate the event and to share the experiences they had making the film.  Continue reading... “Review: “The Goonies” 25th Anniversary Celebration in Astoria, OR”

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. Continue reading... “Never Say Die: The Goonies 25th Anniversary Celebration”

Goonies Day and 35th Anniversary Goes Virtual This Month!

With Covid-19 restrictions still in place, Goonies day decided to go virtual this year as they celebrate the 35th anniversary!

Goonies Day is Sunday, June 7 – you can subscribe to their YouTube video and set your alarm to join the celebrations at 12:00 PM Pacific Time.

There will be lots of fun events and contests, fans will “get silly together with a Worldwide Truffle Shuffle, watch a live Q&A with Adam F. Goldberg about his Goonies fandom, his television show The Goldbergs, and so much more.”
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Celebrate Goonies Day in Astoria June 7-10

In 2010 Mayor Willis Van Dusen declared June 7 to be “Goonies Day” to commemorate the release of the film back in 1985.  This weekend Astoria will be host to several activities to honor the film that keeps on giving to the community.  Most notably Astoria’s visitor center has organized a scavenger hunt for the visiting die-hard fans.

“The Goonies” impact on Astoria has been told over and over but it never ceases to amaze.  If you visit the Oregon Film Museum you will be stunned to see just how many fans come and visit leaving behind a note marking how much the film means to them.  Continue reading... “Celebrate Goonies Day in Astoria June 7-10”