Pee-wee Herman ‘Big Adventure’ Tour to Pedal to Los Angeles, San Diego and San Francisco

Pee-wee's Big Adventure Tour - Courtesy
Pee-wee's Big Adventure Tour - Courtesy


Pee-wee Herman will bicycle the feature film, “Pee-wee’s Big Adventure,” across the U.S. and into a theatre near you as the Tim Burton-directed movie turns 35 this year.

“Pee-wee’s Big Adventure 35th Anniversary Tour with Paul Reubens” will hit cities across the U.S. with stops in Los Angeles at The Wiltern (Feb. 27), San Francisco at The Masonic (Feb. 28) and San Diego at Spreckels Theatre (Feb. 29). The tour consists of a screening and post-show discussion with the film’s co-writer and star Paul Reubens.

Paul Reubens - Photo by Gage Skidmore
Paul Reubens – Photo by Gage Skidmore

The suit-sporting, bike-pedalling, kidlike character came to the big screen in 1985 on the heels of the popularity of Reubens’ TV show “Pee-wee’s Playhouse.” It was Burton’s first full-length feature and had music by Danny Elfman. The movie was co-written by actor-writer Paul Reubens, who will talk about the  making of the film. after each screening.

The 20-city, Live Nation tour launches Feb. 14 in Portland, makes stops in California, New York, and in the midwest, and wraps up in Washington, D.C. on March 29, 2020.

Landmark’s Nuart Theatre will also screen of the film on January 3, 202o.

Pee-wee’s Big Adventure 35th Anniversary Tour with Paul Reubens

February 14 – Portland, OR – Newmark Theatre
February 15 – Seattle, WA – Moore Theatre
February 21 – Denver, CO – Paramount Theatre
February 22 – Salt Lake City, UT – Kingsbury Hall
February 27 – Los Angeles, CA – The Wiltern
February 28 – San Francisco, CA – The Masonic
February 29 – San Diego, CA – Spreckels Theatre
March 5 – San Antonio, TX – The Aztec Theatre
March 6 – Austin, TX – ACL Live at the Moody Theater
March 8 – Dallas, TX – Majestic Theatre
March 12 – Atlanta, GA – The Tabernacle
March 13 – Tampa, FL – Tampa Theatre*
March 14 – Coral Springs, FL – Coral Springs Center for the Arts*
March 20 – Chicago, IL – The Chicago Theatre
March 21 – Minneapolis, MN – State Theatre
March 22 – Detroit, MI – The Fillmore Detroit
March 26 – New York, NY – The Beacon Theatre
March 27 – Philadelphia, PA – The Met Philadelphia
March 28 – Boston, MA – Orpheum Theater
March 29 – Washington, DC – Warner Theatre
*Date not produced by Live Nation
For more information, head to ‘Pee-wee Herman’s Log’ (that’s blog without the “b”) at: OR