More than 1 million people joined over 6,500 Facebook Events to celebrate Back to the Future Day. Brian Skywalker of Bellingham, Wash., was one of them.
He created an event on Facebook for some friends to come over on Oct. 21, 2015, the date Marty McFly travels to in the Back to the Future Trilogy. When more and more friends joined, he decided to take the party to a bigger venue.
After hearing Brian’s idea, the Pickford Film Center organized a screening and '80s block party — DeLorean and all. The event raised $2,100 for a local dance center that holds therapeutic dance classes for people with Parkinson's diseas