Groupon Announces ‘80s Movie Night at Nationals Park

  Groupon Announces ‘80s Movie Night at Nationals Park

 Celebrate a Night of Big Hair, Shoulder Pads and Soft Rock with Seminal ‘80s
                             Film St. Elmo’s Fire

Business Wire

CHICAGO -- October 23, 2012

Groupon (NASDAQ: GRPN)( today announces its first movie
night at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C., with the 1985 classic, St. Elmo’s
Fire, on Thursday, Nov. 8. Moviegoers will enjoy the first time a movie has
ever been screened on the field with an evening of over-the-top ‘80s
indulgence, including an ‘80s cover band performance, giveaways and a big hair
station with coiffeurs standing by to help attendees achieve maximum volume.

Tickets for Groupon’s Nationals Park Movie Night are available for purchase

On sale at, subscribers can choose from
the following options (prices include all taxes and fees):

  *$15: One ticket for outfield stadium seats
  *$38: Bar package that includes unlimited beer and wine from 5:30 p.m. to
    7:30 p.m. at the Scoreboard Walk—discounted food will be available for
  *$75: VIP package that includes one VIP ticket for field seating and
    unlimited beer and wine from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Lexus
    Presidential Club

Attendees are encouraged to sport their best ‘80s fashions: Guys, break out
those parachute pants and acid washed jeans you’ve been keeping under your bed
for the past 20 years. Ladies, stirrup pants and oversized off-the-shoulder
sweatshirts are welcome, along with your neon leg warmers. Those with big
enough ‘80’s flair—hair sprayed coifs, giant dangling earrings and
mullets—could be rewarded by St. Elmo’s Fire cast lookalikes roaming the

St. Elmo’s Fire follows a tightly knit group of recent Georgetown University
graduates who face their “freshman year of life.” Set in Washington, D.C., the
1985 film stars many of the original “Brat Pack,” including Emilio Estevez,
Rob Lowe, Andrew McCarthy, Demi Moore, Judd Nelson, Ally Sheedy and Mare

Ballpark gates open at 5:30 p.m. D.C.’s own ‘80s cover band, The Reflex, will
be pumping out the jams. The movie goes live at 7:30 p.m. and food and beer
will be at prices discounted from game day rates.

In 2011, Groupon proudly hosted—and sold out—the first-ever Movie Night at
Wrigley Field in Chicago with nearly 10,000 local subscribers enjoying the
classic film Ferris Bueller's Day Off. In July of this year, Groupon hosted
its second movie night at Wrigley Field with the Chicago classic, The Blues

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Tim DeClaire, 312-459-5720
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