‘Outlander’ Star Sam Heughan to Appear at Wizard World Chicago in October


Wizard World has announced that Outlander star Sam Heughan (Jamie Fraser) will attend Wizard World Chicago on October 16.

The all-ages Wizard World event will begin on Friday, October 15 through Sunday, October 17 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL. Heughan will headline the event on Saturday, October 16, making it his second appearance at the convention center.

Sam Heughan will have a meet and greet with fans, sign autographs, pose for photo ops, conduct a ticketed Q&A panel and participate in a separate VIP-only event as part of a full day of activity. Guests attending Wizard World Chicago will have a variety of packages to interact with Heughan. The packages will range from the Platinum package to the Gold Package. Each ticket package will include VIP admission to the convention. But you have to hurry because packages and tickets are limited.

The fun doesn’t end there. Joining Heughan in the star-studded lineup will be William Shatner (Star Trek), Michael Rooker (Guardians of the GalaxyThe Walking Dead), Matthew Lewis (Harry Potter franchise), James Marsters (Buffy the Vampire Slayer), Dean Cain (Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of SupermanSupergirl), Katie Cassidy (Arrow), Lou Ferrigno (The Incredible HulkKing of Queens) and Charles Martinet (Mario Bros. franchise).

Wizard World Chicago will also feature live entertainment, Q&A sessions with top celebrities, and movie screenings hosted by directors and stars.

Previously announced Wizard World 2021 will be the final event under the Wizard World name. All events will be begin being produced under the Fan Expo name starting in 2022. Wizard World will still operate the Wizard World Vault and will participate at all Fan Expo events.

Ticket prices start at $39.99 and are available now. For more information on tickets, packages, and everything Wizard World Chicago has to offer. Please visit the Wizard World official website.

Kailin is an avid book reader, and full time nerd. When she isn't writing for Nerds and Beyond, she is writing fan fictions, online role playing with her friends and binge watching her favorite shows. Her first fandom started with Buffy The Vampire Slayer and her life was forever changed. The 100 and Supernatural are her biggest obsessions. You can find her on twitter @kailinmaurine

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