MegaCon in Orlando Starts Thursday and Why You Need to Be There!

MegaCon, one of Orlando’s biggest conventions starts Thursday and here’s why you need to be there! We post a lot of Disney parks related news, so this is great for people who are going to be in the Disney World area!

There are tons of great panels planned with fan-favorites such as Christopher Lloyd, Katie Cassidy, Carlos Valdes, Bill Farmer and many, many more. You can see the full guest list at MegaCon’s website – HERE! There’s also some special events taking place that you can see below:

MegaCon will take place at the Orange County Convention Center, starting Thursday, May 26 through Sunday, May 29 and will feature such guests as William Shatner, John Cusack, Adam West, Burt Ward, George Takei, Nichelle Nichols, Stan Lee, Kevin Smith and Jason Mewes.

Stan Lee, the creator of Spider-Man, X-Men and Iron Man will be available Friday through Sunday. Jason Mewes and Kevin Smith will host a special Jay & Silent Bob Get Old event on Saturday, May 28th!

Adam West and Burt Ward will have a special Q&A on Sunday, May 29 as part of their 50th Anniversary Farewell Tour!

Artist Alley
This is a ”must experience area” for anyone interested in meeting the rising stars and the people who work the front lines of the industry. Here you’ll find it all – comics, graphic novels, limited edition prints and best of all, original art and sketches.

Shopping/Exhibitors
Over 1,000 unique vendors will make your MegaCon shopping experience unforgettable! Vendors range from comics, anime, gaming, science fiction and/or horror.

Costume Contest
This exciting event features creative fans showcasing their original costumes derived from the comic, sci-fi, horror, anime and fantasy worlds – all on stage for a chance to win bragging rights.

Kids Zone & Family Lounge
For parent(s) with kids under 12, the Kids Zone and Family Lounge is a quiet corner to get away from the crowds for a bit. There will be many activities for kids including LEGO play stations, art and crafts tables, reading nook. *Note – this area is not a daycare service; all children must be with an adult at all times.

Star Wars Events by the 501st Legion
It will be a busy weekend with Panels, Workshops and all kinds of Star Wars themed activities. The Stormtroopers will provide a spectacle for the eye with an elaborate booth and amazing photo opportunities throughout the weekend.

For those who want to continue the fun outside the Convention, guests can check out these after parties:
MEGACON OFFICIAL COSPLAY KARAOKE KICK OFF PARTY
Location: Club 39 at Rosen Plaza Hotel – 9700 International Drive
Date/Time: Thursday, May 26 at 9pm
Tickets: $10, 21+ only

NERD NOISE NIGHT: THE OFFICIAL MEGACON AFTER PARTY
Location: Orange County Convention Center, Ballroom W224
Date/Time: Friday, May 27 at 8pm
Tickets: $10, 21+ only

OFFICIAL MEGACON EDM PARTY WITH DJ RYU* + DJ KORSK ft KRADNESS

Special Guest: The world’s #1 cosplayer Alodia
Location: Orange County Convention Center, Ballroom W224
Date/Time: Saturday, May 28 at 8pm
Tickets: $10, all ages
Dress Code: Casual or cosplay

Visit MegaCon’s Website for information on tickets, guests and more!

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