Celebrate ‘A Christmas Story’s 40th anniversary in Hammond, IN, on Dec 16-17, 2023. Enjoy a free event with cast meet-and-greet, trivia, and online activities. Get tickets at RalphieReturnsHome.com.
In commemoration of the 40th anniversary of the classic family Christmas movie 'A Christmas Story', a special event titled "Ralphie & The Gang Comes Home" is set to take place in Hammond, Indiana. Scheduled for December 16-17, 2023, at the Indiana Welcome Center, this celebration aims to bring together fans and families for a festive and nostalgic experience.
The two-day event will feature a variety of activities, including a meet and greet with the movie cast, an interactive movie trivia night, and unique contests such as the Mommies Little Piggie Contest and Major Award Contest. These activities are designed to pay tribute to memorable scenes and elements from the film.
Recognizing the challenges some fans may face in attending in person, the organizers have also planned a Virtual Christmas Experience 2023. This component of the event will include virtual cast interactions and a virtual film festival, ensuring that fans around the world can participate in the festivities.
A significant highlight of the event is its free admission. Both in-person and virtual tickets are available at no cost, making the celebration accessible to a wide audience. Tickets can be secured through the event's official website, RalphieReturnsHome.com.
The event is not only a celebration of the film but also a nod to Hammond, Indiana, the town that inspired the setting of 'A Christmas Story'. In addition to the movie-themed activities, the event will include local tours showcasing the city's rich history and culture.
Special guest appearances and photo opportunities with the cast are also part of the event's lineup, providing fans with a chance to capture lasting memories of this unique celebration.
As the event approaches, excitement builds among fans of 'A Christmas Story', a film that has become a staple in many households during the holiday season. The 40th-anniversary celebration promises to be an event filled with nostalgia, joy, and a shared love for a timeless Christmas classic.