For one afternoon, thousands of New Yorkers travelled back in time to the 1990s at '90s Fest

The ’90s were cool.

Pop culture was at its peak — well, at least according to some people.

The Spice Girls, butterfly hair clips, frosted blonde tips, AOL 6.0 free trial CDs, and platform shoes are sorely missed among today’s top trends.

So for one day on Saturday, September 12, Brooklyn brought back the 1990s with 90s Fest.

Thousands of 20-somethings attended in hopes of reliving their glory days (you know, middle school).

Hosted by the king of the ’90s himself, Pauly Shore, and with an all star lineup of musical guests including Coolio, Smash Mouth, Tonic and Salt-N-Pepa, it was a day of nostalgia overload.

Threatening rain did not stop former '90s kids from showing up in big numbers.

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Denim, neon, throwback t-shirts, everyone came dressed for the decade.

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Even while cloudy the shades were necessary and so was the Sean Kemp jersey.

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Hanson and Nirvana, the '90s were back!

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Finkle was there too. Or was it Einhorn...

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The rope chain. Always a classic.

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What embodies the '90s more than 'Saved By The Bell' and 'The Sandlot'?

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Shirts were on backwards Kris Kross style.

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You know you are a '90s kid if you sat through a D.A.R.E. class.

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The swag kept the '90s vibes going with Y2K survival kits.

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Each survival kit came with much loved candy cigarettes.

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Smoking a candy cigarette. So cool. So '90s.

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Swag wouldn't be complete without tattoos of your favourite Nickelodeon cartoons.

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Fans of Nickelodeon's 'The Ren & Stimpy Show' got their hands on Powdered Toast Man bags.

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The '90s were dominated by Nickelodeon and getting slimed.

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When you think Jolly Ranchers you think after school and blue tongues.

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Mum kept everyone hydrated with Sunny D.

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Gigantic versions of classic games kept the inner child real happy.

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Giant Jenga. Way better than the original.

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The musical guests did not disappoint.

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Pauly Shore hosted, and Coolio performed all of his hits.

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Lisa Loeb slowed things down a bit and everyone 'stayed.'

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Who's down with O.P.P.? This crowd was.

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Despite Blind Melon singing 'No Rain,' mother nature still brought the wet stuff for about an hour.

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90s Fest wouldn't be complete without an epic performance by Salt-N-Pepa.

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We may be older now but our hearts will always be in the '90s.

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