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Frankenfest Detroit 2022

Saturday September 17, 2022
11am-7pm

FREE to attend and free parking. ALL are welcome.
Intriguing Artists & Vendors
Electrifying Attractions
Monstrous Exhibits
Food Trucks
Cash Bar (pending city approval)
Frankenstein’s Monster Exhibit
Aerial Performances by D3 Circus
Paranormal Experts
Mystery Machine
and so much more!

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5th Annual Detroit Festival of Books!

5th Annual Detroit Festival of Books (aka: Detroit Bookfest)! FREE!

Sunday, July 17, 2022
10:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.

Eastern Market
Shed 5
2934 Russell Street
Detroit, Michigan
Entry is FREE!

Photos from last year

Photos from the 4th annual Detroit Festival of Books @ Eastern Market

Our 5th Annual Detroit Bookfest will feature vendors selling BOOKS (ie: used, rare, antiquarian, unusual, ephemera, authors, etc).

They will also be selling vinyl records, comic books, creative arts, vintage board games and more!

Entry is FREE!

Food, beer & DJ Seven Whales will be bringing the funk music.

We will have a limited # of vendors. Our # 1 priority is health, safety, community wellness. Safety protocols and guidelines will be followed. There will be several hand sanitizer stations and the restrooms will be regularly deep cleaned.

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Detroit Retro Video Game Show 2022

Console and Arcade Games to Play, Buy, Sell and Trade. Video Game Related Toys, Handheld Systems, Tabletop

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Astronomicon 5

ASTRONOMICON 5 is back and this time in a bigger venue as we continue to expand our horizons!! Astronomicon is an all inclusive Pop Culture Convention taking place April 22-24, 2022 at Burton Manor in Livonia, Mi.
Come see why we were voted Best Comic Con 2020 and 2021 by Detroit Metro Times readers and bring a friend!!!
Metro Detroit’s newest Pop Culture Convention Astronomicon heads into its 5th year!
Astronomicon more than just a comic con. . . . . its an all inclusive pop culture convention with the best parts of a comic convention for multiple genres!! Comics, Horror, Wrestling, Pop Culture fun for kids and adults ages 2 to 99!!
Participate in all the participatables! Celebrity Photo Ops! Cosplay Contests! Tattoo Contests! Celebrity Q & A’s! And a whole lot more!!
If you were at the first Four Astronomicon conventions then you know what to expect for Astronomicon 5, and if you were not there then get ready for a truly OUT OF THIS WORLD EXPERIENCE!!
ASTRONOMICON the newest up and coming pop culture convention in the metro Detroit area!! We cant wait to see you and hope you bring a friend!

Check out MIGeekScene’s previous coverage:
2018 Review
2018 Gallery
Ming Chen Interview 2018

2019
Gallery
Twiztid Interview 2019
Review

2021
Gallery
Review

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Rising ConFusion 2022

The longest-running fan-run SF/F convention in Michigan, ConFusion is a premier event for publishing professionals and fans alike. It is hailed as a place to experience programming and guests on the caliber you find at a WorldCon, while located in a convenient and affordable setting.

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Beetlejuice Shadowcast

Are you yourselves strange and unusual? Join us for a shadowcast production of Beetlejuice just in time for spooky season. You won’t need to say his name three times because he’ll already be there!
The Goblin King Players specialize in the preservation of classic film by bringing it to life. Audiences will watch Beetlejuice on the big screen while performers expertly act out every element of the movie on stage in front of the screen with film accurate costumes, props and precision. The result of bringing the art of film and theatre together is a unique immersive 3D experience. And yes. There will be giant sandworms!
October 8th – 8pm
October 9th – 2pm, 8pm

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FrankenFest 2021 – Detroit

Abnormal art and monstrous creations brought to life… FrankenFest is a new festival showcasing mad, magical and mystical artwork and exhibits from the areas most intriguing vendors along with literary guests, haunt aficionados and paranormal experts. This electrifying one-day event is free to attend, and all are welcome.

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Astronomicon 4 Review

I sat down with my friend, Tim aka the Echoside Fiend to discuss our time at the pop culture event, Astronomicon. How was year 4? Check out our pros and cons of this new convention. Place this on in the background and treat it like a podcast.

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Astronomicon 4

Metro Detroit’s newest Pop Culture Convention Astronomicon heads into its 4th year!

Check out MIGeekScene’s previous coverage:
2018 Review
2018 Gallery
Ming Chen Interview 2018

2019
Gallery
Twiztid Interview 2019
Review

****Disclaimer****
While MIGeekScene does its best to ensure the accuracy of the listings, event details may be changed, events may be postponed, or cancelled without notice. Please confirm with the organizer before making any plans. MIGeekScene is not responsible for events changing, postponing, or canceling.

Labyrinth Masquerade

The Redford Theatre and The Goblin King Players invite you to the Labyrinth Masquerade. Guests are encouraged to attend in formal masquerade attire, or as their favorite Labyrinth character. Be entertained by live music from Serious Moonlight BAND and enjoy photo ops with The Goblin King himself provided by Art Box Creations Inc. Masquerade will be held from 7-8:30pm followed by a screening of Labyrinth with a sing-along. More surprises await you in a world where everything seems possible and nothing is what it seems.

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While MIGeekScene does its best to ensure the accuracy of the listings, event details may be changed, events may be postponed, or cancelled without notice. Please confirm with the organizer before making any plans. MIGeekScene is not responsible for events changing, postponing, or canceling.