Video games, horror, anime, and comics; In the geek world, we all embrace what it means to be a geek with our own personal fave followings despite how different they can be. MEGACON Orlando combines a love for all things nerdy into one massive event for everyone - and it's happening this weekend!
MEGACON Orlando is the South East’s largest comics, sci-fi, horror, anime, and gaming event, attracting over 100,000 fans each year across four entertainment packed days. Everyone is a fan of something, and MEGACON brings together fans from across the nerdiverse to celebrate all things pop culture.
This event is gonna be HUUUGE, including a long list of celebrity guests. You can get an autograph or a photo with your favorite celeb or get the inside scoop about movies & TV shows at the Celebrity Panels! This years list includes some really big names such as Michael J Fox and Christopher Lloyd from Back to the Future appearing on Friday and Saturday, Stephen Amell from the DC show Arrow appearing Fri-Sun, and bombshell Danielle Fishel who played Topanga, along with the rest of the main Boy Meets World cast appearing all 4 days.
And that's just the tip of the iceberg - other big name celebs that will appear include, Corey Feldman and Ke Huy Quan from The Goonies and mega-babe Pamela Anderson from Baywatch. The entire event is slated to have over 32 celebrity guests that appear on varying days.
Aside from the chance to meet your celebrity idol or crush, you can watch professional comic artists battle it out in epic Sketch Duels, learn new things from their “How To” workshops, take photos with cosplayer's crazy recreations of your favorite characters, or experience true shopping madness with over 400,000 square feet packed with all the best merch from a variety of vendors!
MEGACON just keeps getting more and more MEGA each year, and with star-studded lists like this years', we can definitely see why! MEGACON will happen over 4 days, with the first day starting Thursday, May 16th and running through Sunday, May 19th. You can check it out for 1 day, or go all out with all 4 days. They offer a variety of ticket packages with prices starting at $20-$40 for single day passes depending on which day you go, all the way up to $99-$400+ for all 4 days or VIP packages.
Orlando's MEGACON will take place at Orange County Convention Center's North/South Concourse, located at 9800 International Dr, Orlando, FL 32819. You can attend this massive convention May 16th - 19th. The con hours are 4 pm - 9 pm on Thursday, 10 am - 7 pm on Friday, 10 am - 7 pm on Saturday, or 10 am - 5 pm on Sunday.
To learn more about MEGACON Orlando, see the full Celebrity appearance schedule, or to purchase tickets to the event, check out their website here.
After nerding out at the biggest geekery convention of the South East, you should check out this insane post-apocalyptic 'Fallout' themed bar hidden inside a comic shop, or maybe get some Soupa Saiyan Ramen at this noodle shop in Orlando.