At the Really Cool Comic Con ( RC3), Everyone will walk in and say “this is really cool”. We Guarantee it. This Con will feature a ton of really cool stuff, Free family friendly events, tons of amazing photo op displays! International cosplay guests, Food on site, and tons of other surprises!!! If you collect vintage toys, any comics, are into gaming, collect pop culture merch, want to cosplay, or you want to get a ton of selfies that will blow up your social media this Con if for you!!!
Dokidokon is excited to host its third year in beautiful Kalamazoo Michigan! Doki is a weekend-long convention with a focus on Anime, Gaming, and Japanese culture. We are a ‘convention with heart’!
Panels, Special Guests, Team Events, Cosplay Masquerade, Dance competitions, Karaoke, Video & Tabletop Gaming, and a swap meet are just some of the fun events we host over the weekend!
JAFAX 2019 is our 23rd JAFAX event, and our 4th at DeVos Place. Join us for a weekend of fantastic cosplays, informative and fun panels, special guests, great gaming, and much more!
The Magical Realm was just bursting at the seams with fun and laughter, cheers and enjoyment. So much so, that we had tons of it left over. So, the fairies gathered it up to store, and begged us to have at least one more! We have searched our calendars, sourced our dates, and decided to grant the wish of all our fairies and friends who had such an amazing time! We in the Magical Realm are proud to say that we will be hosting another year of faire and festivities. So, we are rounding up our entertainers, merchants, vikings, pirates and more to hoist their flags, raise their swords, and march into another year! We are pleased to invite one and all to come and visit the Magical Realm this year!”
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Shuto Con is Lansing’s Annual Anime and Cosplay Convention, happening at the Radisson Hotel on March 22nd-24th, 2019. Our convention is a three day event held in Lansing, MI that is going on its 9th year.
AlmaCon is a small science fiction/general nerd convention held on the campus of Alma College in Alma, Michigan. We are staffed mostly by members of the Alma College Otaku Gamers (or ACOG, for short) and we would be happy to have you.
Youmacon is a popular culture event similar to most “Comic Cons”, however instead of focusing on comic books, Youmacon is a celebration of Japanese popular culture and its influence on our own culture over the past few decades. Common themes throughout the event are Anime (Japanese animation), Video Games, Japanese style artwork and comics, and the rising internet culture influenced by all of the above.
Wearing costumes, or “Cosplay” as it’s known at conventions, is very popular with attendees of Youmacon. It is not uncommon to walk into a pair of Italian plumbers in overalls on the escalator, only to meet someone dressed as Edward Elric or Master Chief from Halo minutes later.
Join us Saturday, October 27th from 11AM-4PM for POTTER PALOOZA, a FREE all-ages Harry Potter festival! Check out some of the magical events planned:
-Magical crafts geared towards little hands.
Broom Decorating Contest
-Put your decorating skills to the test during our Broom Decorating Contest! All decorations supplied by the Library. Participants are required to bring their own brooms. Brooms will be judged by Potter Palooza attendees. **Registration is required, limited to children 12 and under.
Niffler Nab Coin Grab
-Do your best Niffler impression and gather up gold coins strewn over the Quidditch Pitch! For children 10 and under.
-Decorate house ties, create collages out of worn out books, and more!
Butterbeer Brewing Contest
-Think your butterbeer is best? Put it to the test! Up to 10 teams will present their butterbeer recipes for judging by Potter Palooza attendees. All recipes must be cold, non-alcoholic beverages. Teams must bring 4 quarts of their best butterbeer, ready for tasting. **Registration required, limited to teens and adults.
-Teams of 4-6 players must use their wits and wizarding knowledge to Escape with the Sorcerer’s Stone. Game length: 15 mins. Sign-up for time slots the day of the event.
For All Ages
-Test your knowledge of all things Harry Potter in our Trivia Contest, hosted by Sporcle Trivia! Participants can compete in teams of up to 6 people. Team sign-up will be the day of the event.
-Enter our Costume Contest and have your cosplay judged in the categories of Best Costume, Best Props, and Most Creative! Participants will be judged in age groups (Kids, Teens, Adults). Sign-up will be the day of the event.
-Stop by our Divination Station for tea leaf and tarot readings!
-Learn the ins and outs of flying and Quidditch by participating in fun training drills!
-Bring a broom and come play some Muggle Quidditch! We will play approx. 6 games. Team sign-up will be the day of the event.
-Help us de-gnome the grounds with this fun tossing game!
-Explore the Library as you hunt for Horcruxes and missing Owl Post.
“Off the Trolley” Refreshments
-Enjoy free refreshments redeemed with Potter Palooza vouchers (2 vouchers will be given to each attendee at sign-in).
-Vendors will be on-site selling their magical wares. Find the perfect wand, potion bottle, painting, and more!
“Hogwarts Express” Shuttle
-Ride the Hogwarts Express across the parking lot as you travel to and from the Quidditch Pitch!
**Registration required, starting 8/27/18. The Broom Decorating Contest and the Butterbeer Brewing Contest require additional registration prior to event date.**
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The first annual NEWAYGO COUNTY COMIC CON will be held on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018, at the Fremont Rec Center, downtown Fremont, MI. We will have vendors, artists, special guests and we plan to host a Comic con Art Contest for Middle & High School age students(5th-12th grade). Hope to see you there~!
Admission: $10 adults 18+
$5 kids 17 & under, College with ID,
Military/police/EMT(with ID & seniors
$35 family pack (5 & more)