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27th August @ 10:00 am - 31st December @ 10:00 pm AEST


Step Back in Time: Melbourne Welcomes the Ultimate 90’s Video Store Speakeasy Pop-Up, Reviving the Spirit of Blockbuster Video


Melbourne, get ready to embark on a nostalgic journey through time as Melbourne welcomes an exciting and unique pop-up experience, the 90’s Video Store Speakeasy! Paying homage to the golden era of home entertainment, this immersive event promises to transport visitors back to the days of VHS tapes, neon lights, and the thrill of discovering hidden cinematic gems.


Inspired by the iconic Blockbuster Video stores that once graced every corner of neighbourhoods, the 90’s Video Store Speakeasy captures the essence of a bygone era where renting movies was a Friday night ritual and the local video store was a community hub.


Event Highlights:

  • Authentic Nostalgia: Step into a meticulously recreated 90’s video store, complete with rows of VHS tapes, retro movie posters, and vintage memorabilia. The ambience is designed to evoke cherished memories and introduce a new generation to the magic of a pre-streaming entertainment era.
  • Speakeasy Twist: Embracing the speakeasy concept, attendees will discover that the video store façade hides a hidden lounge where they can unwind, sip on creatively crafted cocktails inspired by classic films, and engage in conversations with fellow movie enthusiasts.
  • Film Screenings: Enjoy curated movie nights featuring beloved 90’s classics projected on a big screen. From heartwarming rom-coms to adrenaline-pumping action, the selection caters to diverse tastes and preferences, ensuring there’s something for everyone.
  • Themed Events: The pop-up will host themed events, trivia nights, and costume parties, encouraging guests to dress up as their favorite 90’s movie characters and relive the magic of a time when cinematic heroes ruled the screen.
  • Limited Engagement: The 90’s Video Store Speakeasy is a limited-time experience, offering Melburnians a chance to step back in time and create lasting memories. Don’t miss this opportunity to relive the 90’s in all its glory!


“We’re thrilled to bring back the spirit of the 90’s with the Video Store Speakeasy Pop-Up. It’s more than an event; it’s a journey into a time when choosing a movie was a cherished experience and the local video store was a community treasure.” – Xavier Sloan, Event Organizer.


About Us:

The 90’s Video Store Speakeasy Pop-Up is a passion project aimed at celebrating the cultural impact of the 90’s video store era. Our team of dedicated organizers and creatives have meticulously curated an experience that captures the essence of a time when movies brought people together in a way that’s unforgettable.


27th August @ 10:00 am AEST
31st December @ 10:00 pm AEST
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The District Docklands
23 - 37 Star Crescent
Docklands, VIC, 3008 Docklands, VIC
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