Hey there, rad dudes and dudettes! Buckle up your fanny packs and tease that hair to the max because the totally tubular 80s Flashback Weekend is coming to Franklin, NC! It’s going to be a gnarly time, and it’s all for a righteous cause—raising $35,000 for Shriners Children’s Greenville. Every penny will help a child become “HANDICAPABLE!” So, grab your neon leg warmers and boogie on down to this blast from the past event!

Friday, August 2: An Evening with John Mellencamp (featuring Cougar Town – the Music of John Mellencamp)

80s Flashback Weekend Franklin ncKicking off this bodacious weekend is a night that’s sure to rock your socks off! Join us on Friday, August 2, at 7:30 pm for “An Evening with John Mellencamp” featuring Cougar Town. Get ready to sing along to all the classic hits like “Jack & Diane,” “Hurts So Good,” and “Pink Houses.” This night is gonna be off the hook!

Saturday, August 3: Totally Tubular Activities All Day Long!

80’s Flashback 5K at 9 am

Rise and shine, early birds! Lace up those Reebok Pumps and get ready for the F80’s Flashback 5K at 9 am. Whether you’re a serious runner or just want to power walk with your Walkman, this 5K is the perfect way to kickstart your Saturday. Don’t forget to dress in your best 80s workout gear—think bright spandex, headbands, and sweatbands. It’s gonna be, like, totally awesome!

80’s Flashback Parade at 6 pm

Once you’ve caught your breath from the 5K, get ready for a parade that’s gonna be the bomb! At 6 pm, the 80’s Flashback Parade will roll through downtown Franklin. Expect to see floats decked out in neon lights, rad retro cars, and folks dressed as your favorite 80s icons. Bring your camera because this parade is going to be a totally Instagrammable moment!

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Totally Awesome 80Z Party (featuring 80Z Nation) at 7:30 pm

80s Flashback Weekend Franklin ncThe weekend’s grand finale is the Totally Awesome 80Z Party at 7:30 pm. Get ready to dance the night away to the sounds of 80Z Nation. This band knows how to bring the 80s back to life with their killer covers of all your favorite hits. From Madonna to Michael Jackson, they’ve got it all covered. So, break out your shoulder pads, neon shades, and high-top sneakers. It’s time to get footloose and fancy-free!

Support a Rad Cause

Not only will you be having a blast from the past, but you’ll also be supporting a totally important cause. This year, our goal is to raise $35,000 for Shriners Children’s Greenville. Your support will make a huge difference in helping children become “HANDICAPABLE!” So, come on down, have a blast, and show your support. Together, we can make a radical impact!

Be There or Be Square!

So, what are you waiting for? Mark your calendars, spread the word, and get ready for a weekend of righteous fun. The 80s Flashback Weekend in Franklin, NC, is going to be an event you won’t want to miss. It’s time to relive the decade of decadence and make some new memories while supporting a fantastic cause. Catch you on the flip side, dudes!

Stay rad and see you there! 🕺💃✨

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