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MegaCon 2016 (Guests and Events)

If you’re looking for a complete update on what’s going on at MegaCon this weekend, you’re in luck:

MegaCon 2016 *Image property of MegaCon*

MegaCon 2016
*Image property of MegaCon*

MEGACON ORLANDO’S STAR STUDDED PROGRAMMING, PANELS, EXHIBITORS AND MUCH MORE SET TO WOW GUESTS

Orange County Convention Center Welcomes

MegaCon 2016 May 26 – 29, Memorial Day Weekend

Orlando, FL – (May 23, 2016) – MegaCon Orlando is around the corner and bigger than ever! Taking place at the Orange County Convention Center from Thursday, May 26 through Sunday, May 29, the multi-genre comic book convention, now 4 big days, will welcome legendary guests such as William Shatner, Stan Lee, John Cusack, and many more throughout Memorial Day weekend.

MegaCon guests!

MegaCon guests: William Shatner, Stan Lee and John Cusack

MegaCon Orlando’s 2016 programming highlights include:

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Jason Isaacs

Tom Felton

Tom Felton

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The Phelps Twins

Harry Potter fans unite! Hogwarts alums Tom Felton, Jason Isaacs, and the Phelps twins come together on the same stage on Friday, May 27th at 7.30pm for a special reunion. Make sure to get your tickets before this special event sells out!

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George Takei

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William Shatner

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Nichelle Nichols

This is the perfect place to celebrate 50 years of Star Trek with rare appearances from the original cast! Don’t miss this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to meet the legendary William Shatner, George Takei and Nichelle Nichols!

Stan Lee

Stan Lee

Meet Stan Lee, the legendary creator of Spider-Man, X-Men & Iron Man! Stan Lee will be signing autographs & posing for photo ops Friday through Sunday.

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Kevin Smith

Jason Mewes

Jason Mewes

Jay & Silent Bob Get Old in Orlando! The hilarious Kevin Smith and Jason Mewes are back and ready to share their stories on stage in a special event on Saturday, May 28th at 8pm.

Adam West

Adam West

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Burt Ward

Meet the original dynamic duo at MegaCon on their 50th Anniversary Farewell Tour! Be sure to attend a special Q&A on Sunday, May 29 as Adam West and Burt Ward take the stage to reminisce and take questions from the audience.
For those who want to continue the fun outside the Convention, guests can check out these after parties:

MegaCon after parties!

MegaCon 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

Below is a summary of additional programming MegaCon Orlando fans have to look forward to:

Panels/Q&As

Daily panels with industry pros, who will answer fan questions about their experience and upcoming projects. Check out the schedule at www.megaconvention.com

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.

Speed Dating

Back by popular demand, speed dating is returning to MegaCon. This is a great way to meet and get to know your fellow fans – and maybe meet someone special in the process! Mixed genre sessions all day Friday, Saturday & Sunday. On site sign up only. This is a 19+ event.

MORE HIGHLIGHTS

MegaCon wedding to take place on Saturday, May 28; celebrity photo & autograph sessions, Anime voice actor meet and greets, Cosplay, and much more!

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