After its hugely successful premiere event at South Australia's Leconfield Winery last year, organisers Boo Entertainment are bringing their moon-boot wearing, shoulder-padded rockin', running man dancing, Bette Davis eyed day of everything-80's to the Garden State this April.
Hosted at the picturesque St Anne's Winery in Myrniong, 72 kilometres north west of the city, the Big 80's Party will be open to anyone over 18 and fluoro-friendly (80's attire is highly encouraged).
The event line-up goes as follows:
1:00 pm: Gates Open, be on time for the BEST seats in the house! 1:00 pm: The BIG retro party with 80's DJ's Jaki J and Adrian Zac, as well as immersive 80's themed entertainment 6:00 pm: Time for a Flashback Montage of the best 80's movies, news, fashion, and dance and music hits on a massive cinema screen 7:00 pm: Video Hits Mass-Karaoke Party 9:00 pm: Event finish
Atmosphere's amazing. Happiest crowd just bloody brilliant - Chelsea Cobb, SA event attendee
Standard main-release event tickets will get you and your posse into the event for $69.00 per person.
In addition to standard tickets, Golden upgrades are available to purchase from $39 and add the following to your entry package:
Reserved upfront seating in the entertainment arena, including plastic chair hire (allocated on a first in basis)
Access to private toilets in the Golden VIP area
Discounts at select vendors on Cocktails, the 'Dreams Bar', and selected food vendors.
With the last-minute venue change, coordinators have organised a $15 shuttle bus transfer to and from the event, from Bacchus Marsh station to save attendees the long drive and the drinking restrictions associated. The shuttle will operate from 12-2:30 pm and 9-10 pm.
Both the event and venue are disability-friendly, with disabled toilets and viewing areas, though it's important to note that as "The Big 80's Party" events are held outdoors, the ground can be sloping or uneven in parts.
If you have 'Wheelchair, Companion Card or Special Needs' please email firstname.lastname@example.org to help with ticketing options. Companion Card holders are entitled to a ticket at no charge for their carer.
The Adelaide event looked amazing, as one guest put it: 'you literally feel like you are stepping back in time'