The Netflix series revealed the news in an early morning New Year's Day tweet, sharing a poster for the new season featuring the tagline, "One Summer Can Change Everything".
1.3m Likes, 19.9k Comments - Netflix US (@netflix) on Instagram: "????Happy 1985???? (especially to Mileven fans!) Stranger Things 3, July 4."
The streaming giant also put out a teaser video that shows Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve in the year 1985.
1985 will never be the same. Stranger Things returns for a third season July 4, 2019 on Netflix. Watch Stranger Things on Netflix: https://www.netflix.com/title/80057281 #Netflix #StrangerThings #Season3 SUBSCRIBE: http://bit.ly/29qBUt7 About Netflix: Netflix is the world's leading internet entertainment service with 130 million memberships in over 190 countries enjoying TV series, documentaries and feature films across a wide variety of genres and languages.
The new season is set in the summer of that year. Previous seasons had been set in the fall and winter.