Photos: 'Back To The Future' Fans Partied With The Actual DeLorean At Petersen Auto Museum
Back to the Future fans donned their finest 1950s and 1980s-inspired costumes at the Petersen Automotive Museum for "Enchantment Under the Sea," a dance inspired by the one featured in the movie itself. The museum declared April "Back to the Future Month" and has held events celebrating the trilogy, and especially the famous DeLorean, which is now on display after having been moved from its previous spot at Universal Studios Hollywood.
At the dance, the band Missing Persons played some tunes, along with Back to the Future tribute band The Flux Capacitators.
Funnily enough, according to LAist photographer Annie Lesser, an actual high school prom was being held upstairs simultaneously, making it a fun game to try and pick out who were the actual teens, and who were dressing up as teens. Let's hope the under-21 crowd didn't take advantage of any ambiguity when it came to the cocktails, though that would be a very Back to the Future-y thing to do.
L.A. has been swept up in Back to the Future-related events over the last several months, celebrating its 30th anniversary last year. In November, another Enchantment Under the Sea dance was re-created in Glendale on the date of the dance in the movie; November 12, 1955.