We went to MegaCon™ Orlando 4 years ago, and I can still remember how much fun we had as a family. We dressed up in our favorite superhero t-shirts, and had a blast meeting other incredible fans, and Cosplayers. Which is why I am super excited that I get to giveaway two free deluxe tickets to MegaCon™ Tampa!
The Southeast’s largest fan convention, is back in Tampa Bay for the second year in a row at the Tampa Convention Center Friday, September 29 through Sunday October 31.Tickets are on sale at www.megacontampabay.com/tickets and start at $25.
One of my favorite duos Jay & Silent Bob, also known as Kevin Smith and Jason Mewes, are lined up for a special appearance on Friday evening. Additionally, these celebrity guests will be there:
John Barrowman, Arrow
William Shatner, Star Trek
Ian Somerhalder, The Vampire Diaries
Alex Kingston, Doctor Who
James Marsters, Buffy The Vampire Slayer
Katie Cassidy, Arrow
Ruth Connell, Supernatural
Gaten Matarazzo, Stranger Things
Caleb McLaughlin, Stranger Things .
“After welcoming over 30,000 fans to the Tampa Convention Center in 2016 during our inaugural MegaCon™ Tampa Bay, we cannot wait for an even bigger and better show in 2017,” says Andrew Moyes, Vice President of Fan Expo HQ. “We’re ready to welcome the community to another incredible weekend of fandom fun”.
FUN FOR KIDS AND FAMILIES!
There is endless fun for kids throughout the weekend! First, join MegaCon for the Annual Kids Costumer Contest. Kids must be 12 and under and register on Sunday. Need a breather?
For parent(s) with kids under 12, the Kids Zone and Family Lounge is a quiet corner where you can just chill and get away from the crowds for a bit. Lots of activities for the kids including LEGO play stations, art and crafts tables, cartoons and more.
CELEBRITY PHOTO SESSIONS
This is the chance of a lifetime! You can have a professional photographer take a photo of you and your favorite celebrity!
BATMOBILE REPLICA FROM TIM BURTON’S 1989 BATMAN FILM
Get up close to one of the most famous vehicles in all of film history! The Batmobile from Tim Burton’s 1989 movie “Batman”. This high-end replica will give you chills! Photo op available all weekend! Only one will claim the night.
MegaCon Tampa Bay’s fans show up with the most extravagant cosplayer for the annual costume
contest. Fans showcase their original costumers derived from the comic, sci-fi, horror, anime and fantasy worlds.
COSTUME MAKING 101
Love cosplay but not sure where to start and how to make a costume? Some items needed in making costumes, masks and props can be found in your local hardware store! The expert
members of the 501st Legion of Star Wars fame will share their experience and secrets on making the best costumes in the real world.
R2 BUILDERS CLUB
Watch out, R2 is coming down
the aisle! R2 Builders Club has continually striven to develop an accurate resource for reproducing the lovable Star Wars Astromech designated Artoo Detoo. Current membership stands at over 7,100 and continues to grow with members from all over the world.
WASABI ANIME EVENTS EVERY HOUR
Spend time with Wasabi Anime®, MegaCon Tampa Bay’s
innovative anime experts. Their unique brand of Japanese pop culture entertainment includes awesome panels and exclusive
anime screenings over the weekend.
MegaCon™Orlando and Tampa Bay are the Southeast’s largest comic, sci-fi, horror, anime and gaming conventions. Welcoming over 100,000 fans a year to Orlando and over 30,000 fans to Tampa Bay, MegaCon™ continues to give the ultimate fan experience. For more information about MegaCon™ Tampa Bay and the schedule and line up for all three days visit: www.megacontampabay.com
Enter to win tickets here!