Wizard World has announced that it will return to live events on October 15-17 with Wizard World Chicago at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, its home since 1998.
All tickets purchased for the originally scheduled event in 2020, also postponed from August 2021, will be honored.
Since its last live show in Cleveland in March 2020, Wizard World has conducted more than 300 virtual events via its online platforms, including celebrity Q&As, creator and director panels, fan group and expert sessions, quiz shows and more. They offer fans a wide array of programming as well as opportunities to connect with stars in their favorite genres via panels, live video chat and virtual photo ops, recorded video messages, and personalized autographs.
Wizard Brands CEO and Chairman Scott Kaufman said in a press release, “Virtual events over the past 15 months have opened Wizard World up to fans across the globe, and we’re looking forward to incorporating those elements into the reimagined Wizard World live event format.”
Information on celebrities, superstar creators, exhibitors, programming, entertainment, cosplay, and other aspects of Wizard World Chicago 2021 are still to be determined. Also, ticket details, including on-sale dates, will also be announced soon. So stay tuned here as we announce more details when they become available.
Details of specific requirements regarding the wearing of face masks, social distancing, and other precautionary measures to be observed will be announced closer to the event.