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'Back to the Future' Day hits 88 mph

La Zvirbulis (L) and Mirai Booth-Ong pose on steps of Hill Valley Courthouse Square in the back lot of Universal Studios during 'Back To The Future' day October 21, 2015 in Universal City, California.
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La Zvirbulis (L) and Mirai Booth-Ong pose on steps of Hill Valley Courthouse Square in the back lot of Universal Studios during 'Back To The Future' day October 21, 2015 in Universal City, California.

Wednesday is the day that fans of "Back to the Future" have been waiting for ... since the '80s.

Oct. 21, 2015, marks the date that Marty McFly and Doc Brown arrived in the future in the second installment of the franchise, "Back to the Future II."

Fans of the "Back to the Future" have no shortage of ways to celebrate the day, with marathons and screenings and commemorative events popping up all over the country. There will even be showings of the film accompanied by a live orchestra.

On the West Coast, The Million McFly March, hosted by StolenDress Entertainment, seeks to create the largest gathering of people dressed as Marty McFly in history and help raise money for Parkinson's research.

On the East Coast, ride-hailing service Lyft is offering free DeLorean rides for passengers in New York City in honor of the classic '80s film.

The company isn't the only brand jumping on the "Back to the Future" bandwagon. Nike told CNBC that the first pair of self-lacing Nike Mag shoes are in New York City. The sneaker was featured in the second film and replicated by the company last year.

Actor Michael J. Fox, who played Marty McFly in the film, will receive his own pair courtesy of the company.

Pepsi was also featured in the film, with characters drinking a fictitious soda called "Pepsi Perfect." The company released a limited edition version of the product on Amazon.com. Unfortunately, the drink has already sold out online.

Ford joined the fun by offering a fake flux capacitor upgrade for its vehicles. The company warned drivers to "avoid your past self at all costs, as this may cause a rift in the space-time continuum."

Famed astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson chimed in on Twitter about several predictions made in the '80s film.

Even presidential candidate Marco Rubio used the hashtag #BackToTheFuture to promote his campaign on Wednesday.

While we may not have hover boards, flying cars or self-lacing shoes — yet — there were quite a few things from the film that could be coming to a store near you. And sooner than you think.

Lexus developed a hoverboard that uses magnets and a superconductor to achieve a levitation effect. The product looks like Marty McFly's skateboard-inspired hoverboard from the film, but only works on specific surfaces and requires liquid nitrogen to keep the superconductors from overheating. The board isn't on the market, but it does work.

Lexus isn't the only group looking to to bring technology from the film into modern times. Stanford University launched MARTY, a self-driving electric DeLorean, on Monday. The vehicle was built in collaboration with Renovo Motors, an automotive start-up based in Silicon Valley. Their DeLorean was created to study how cars perform in extreme situations.

Like the Lexus' hoverboard, the product isn't on the market, but the project is on course to revolutionize autonomous safety protocols for cars.

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