MEDIA ADVISORY: Retro 80s Road Trip Across America Pitstops in Chicago for Nostalgic Visit
— Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, John Hughes films, Chicago Bears, and First Commercial Cellphone Call Focus of Chicago Leg of National Tour —
CHICAGO, IL – July 1, 2019 – (HISPANICIZE WIRE) –
The Retro 80s Road Trip Across America, a 17-day, 4,000-mile cross-country journey that showcases America’s love for all things 80s pop culture, is visiting Chicago for a throwback look back at its nostalgic 80s heritage.
Chicago highlights will include Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, John Hughes films, Chicago Bears, and First Commercial Cellphone Call Focus of Chicago Leg of National Tour.
Various locations depending on traffic. Please check with our media relations contact for latest schedule.
Tour cities also include NY, Jersey City, Philadelphia, Washington, DC, Cleveland, Detroit, Nashville, Dallas, Albuquerque, The Grand Canyon, Las Vegas, Simi Valley, Los Angeles, and Anaheim.
Monday, July 1, all day Tuesday, July 2 and morning of July 3
Presented by Best Western® Hotels & Resorts, the epic trip kicks off the national PR blitz of NostalgiaCon’s Ultimate 80s convention (www.NostalgiaCon80s.com) that takes place September 28 & 29 at the Anaheim Convention Center. NostalgiaCon 80s is the first “decade-takeover” celebration of its kind in the world and will feature a growing roster of iconic celebs and music artists such as Val Kilmer, Cary Elwes, Erik Estrada, Dokken, TKA, and many others.
— Manny Ruiz, NostalgiaCon founder and retro pop culture historian
— Angela Sustaita-Ruiz, NostalgiaCon co-founder
— The Ruiz Family: Jonathan (19), Elena (15), Briani (10), and Naomi (6)
Multimedia assets such as b-roll and high-resolution photos available upon request. Media have full permission to use all digital assets posted on NostalgiaCon’s Instagram, Facebook or Twitter accounts @nostalgiacon80s.