“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 […]

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 […]

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).