Netflix has set a Stranger Things season 3 release date. This time around, the hit show will return in the summer rather than it its traditional October frame, so reports he streamer.

Stranger Things season 3 release date set for summer 2019

The Stranger Things season 3 release date will be 4th July 2019, so reports Netflix. The new was announced with a new teaser video, posted to YouTube over the past couple of days.

A new poster was also released for the highly anticipated third season, which is set during the summer of 1985.

Stranger Things season 3 release

If you’re unfamiliar with the show, here’s the official synopsis and a re-cap of season 2.

Stranger Things: A love letter to the ’80s classics that captivated a generation, Stranger Things is set in 1983 Indiana, where a young boy vanishes into thin air. As friends, family and local police search for answers, they are drawn into an extraordinary mystery involving top-secret government experiments, terrifying supernatural forces and one very strange little girl.

Stranger Things 2: It’s 1984 and the citizens of Hawkins, Indiana are still reeling from the horrors of the Demogorgon and the secrets of Hawkins Lab. Will Byers has been rescued from the Upside Down but a bigger, sinister entity still threatens those who survived.

Related: Stranger Things season 3 teaser trailer debuts online

The series was created by the talented The Duffer Brothers and is directed by Shawn Levy, the man behind the likes of Big Fat Liar, Just Married, Cheaper by the Dozen, The Pink Panther, and Night at the Museum.

Set your watches for the 4th July and the return of one of the most popular and indeed most watched hit shows on Netflix. We can’t wait.

We’ll bring you more Stranger Things season 3 news as it is fired our way.

1985 will never be the same. Stranger Things returns for a third season July 4, 2019 on Netflix.