With Christmas right around the corner, is there a better way to kick off the festivities?
'Tis the season to be jolly and the holidays seem to just be giving you more and more reasons to celebrate. It's about to get even better because National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation, one of the all-time Christmas greats, is making a reappearance on the big screen 30 years since it first came out. One of the best movies when it comes to feeling the Christmas vibes is all set to hit the big screens once again so that people of our generation can experience the magic like our previous generation got to. Undoubtedly, Christmas Vacation is one of the few holiday-special movies that has definitely stood the test of time, because people of all age groups love the movie and appreciate it.
The movie was released on December 1st, 1989, and 2019 marks 30 years of it, reports 103 GBF. Years have passed—30 to be exact—and this movie has become a Christmas classic with people coming together to spend time together and to watch and re-watch this movie together! I mean, maybe they felt like we've had enough re-runs of the movie on our tv screens and computers for three decades, so they're trying to give us a larger than life experience.
AMC Theatres will air National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation for one week in honor of its 30th anniversary. The movie will also be shown in Evansville during the week of 12/6 to 12/12. Click here to read all the details about the show timings. The hype is real for the movie's return to the big screen and Amazon's adding to it. It recently added to its website an entire ceramic village that is inspired by the movie for 2019's holiday season.
You can now get the replica of the Griswold house and construct your own personal set of figurines and buildings from the movie. The store and developer behind this fantastic idea is Department 56, which exclusively specializes in similar holiday-movie themed renditions and fancy Christmas decorations. The entire Griswold house collection comes with colorful twinkly lights that will really set the seasonal mood in your house and would look absolutely charming under your Christmas tree.
You could get the hand-painted, snow-dusted yellow house for $130. In related news, a popular bar in Chicago, The Houndstooth Saloon in Wrigleyville, paid tribute to the holiday classic by featuring all the iconic things seen in the movie at the bar for a complete Christmassy vibe. This also includes the family camper that's parked in the Griswold's driveway. if you want to check this out for yourself, then head on over to 3369 N Clark St!