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 […]

#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 […]

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 […]

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

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. […]

Astoria Celebrates “The Goonies” 30th Anniversary

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 […]

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

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. Cast members in attendance included Sean Astin (“Mikey”), Jeff Cohen (“Chunk”), Corey Feldman (“Mouth”), Joe Pantoliano (Francis Fratelli), and Curt Hanson (Mr. Perkins).

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

New Sign For The Oregon Film Trail – Athena

A brand new Oregon Film Trail sign has been installed and was unveiled today in Athena, honoring the town’s starring role as a location in the silent film, City Girl.  It sits outside the Gem Theatre, Athena.  The Gem Theatre hosted the dedication of the newest sign on the Oregon Film Trail, in celebration of […]