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The Goonies 30th Anniversary Celebration: Tickets On Sale April 4th For An Epic Event In Astoria, Oregon!


It’s the news fans have been clamoring for! Eager to relive one of the most beloved coming-of-age stories of the 1980s, fans will flock to historic Astoria, Oregon to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the cult classic film The Goonies. The celebration is set for June 4-7, 2015.

The Goonies 30th Anniversary Celebration tickets will go on sale starting at 10:00 AM PST on Saturday, April 4, 2015, through TicketsWest. Tickets can be purchased online or by calling 800-992-8499.

Note: You will need to set up an account to purchase online. If prompted to choose an area of service, select Pacific Coast where we are located. We will stay in touch with ticket holders to share future event details specific to your purchase by email, so be sure to use a valid email.

You will be able to purchase tickets to the following activities. More details about the event at www.thegoondocks.org.

Shot in Astoria Bus Tour
Friday, Saturday and Sunday  June 5, 6 & 7, 2015

Hop on a school bus with 30 fans for a narrated tour through Astoria that will pass film locations from The Goonies, Kindergarten Cop and more. Tour will last about 2 hours. This is the only way to access the interior of the residence used as the Walsh family home in The Goonies.
Behind the Scenes of The Goonies    

Friday, Saturday and Sunday   June 5, 6 & 7, 2015

Learn about what it was like on set from special guests:

Randell Widner, Sloth’s stuntdouble

Mark Marshall, “kid wrangler” on the set  (JUST ADDED)

Mick Alderman, aspiring film director invited to the set

Paul Gillum, City staff liaison to the production

Truffle Shuffle 5K Run / Walk   
Sunday, June 7, 2015   9:00 AM start time
This 5k is a casual run/jog/walk for anyone who wants to work off all those Baby Ruth bars and extra scoops of Rocky Road. This event will take place in Cannon Beach, OR.
Sail with Sloth

Friday, June 5, 2015    6:00 PM

Join Randell Widner, stunt double for Sloth, and Curt Hanson, the actor who portrayed Elgin Perkins, the film’s villainous golf course developer, for an evening cruise on the historic tall ship Lady WashingtonWhile this special event is only offered once, the Lady Washington will be in Astoria for 10 days with many opportunities for dockside tours and sailings starting at $35 per ticket. Book direct through the Historical Seaport.

All tickets will be available on a will-call system at the event headquarters located at the Astoria Armory, aka The Goondocks, beginning on Thursday, June 4, 2015. Ticket buyers will be notified of the schedule for pick up by email.

There are many other activities taking place that don’t require a ticket at all (Geocaching’s One Eyed Willy Treasure Hunt, for example) or will be purchased in person at the venue (like admission to the Oregon Film Museum).

Don’t hesitate! Plan your trip to ‘the goondocks’ for this amazing event today!