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Grand Rapids Comic Con 2014

Grand Rapids Comic-Con 2014
November 21st – 23rd

Grand Rapids very own comic book convention. This is the second annual event in the history of the Grand Rapids Comic Con. Already bigger in venue and length, this year the 3 day event will be held at the DeltaPlex arena in Grand Rapids. Numerous guests from media and comics will be there.

DeltaPlex Arena
2500 Turner Ave NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49544

Support your local geek/nerd events.
For more info, check out:
http://www.grcomiccon.com/
https://www.facebook.com/GrandRapidsComicCon

GrandCon 2014

GrandCon 2014
September 19th-21st

If you like table top gaming and comic books, this is the convention for you. The 2nd annual event will be held in Grand Rapids. Numerous board games to choose from. Meet comic book artists and writers. Want to do cosplay? Go for it. Numerous and unique vendors of the world of gaming and comic books to choose from.

Crowne Plaza Hotel
Convention Center
5700 28th Street SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546

Support your local geek/nerd events.
For more info, check out:
http://grand-con.com/
https://www.facebook.com/GrandConGCA

rePLAY: Symphony of Heroes 2015

rePLAY: Symphony of Heroes 2015
February 7th, 2015

The Grand Rapids Symphony will be performing orchestral versions of beloved video game pieces. Various iconic games will be featured in this wonderful concert. Speaking from personal experience, you would not want to miss out on this. Who says that video game music is not capable of the status of high art? Mark your calendars.

DeVos Hall
303 Monroe Ave NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Support your local geek/nerd events.
For more info, check out:
http://www.replay-symphony.com/concert
http://grsymphony.org/concerts/nestl-gerber-symphonicboom-series/replay-symphony-heroes

Vault of Midnight presents: Villains Take Over: Dance Party! 2014

Vault of Midnight presents: Villains Take Over: Dance Party! 2014
November 1st 9pm to 12am

What happens when one of Grand Rapids premier comic book shops, the Vault of Midnight, combines with The Pyramid Scheme? A creatively awesome dance event is conceived. Not every day the villains of the world (or Grand Rapids) get together and have a dance party. Come dressed as your favorite villain to dance and take photos. Contests will be held. Mark this on your calendar

Sorry to all the young ones out there. This event is for those 21 and older since it will be in a bar.

The Pyramid Scheme
68 Commerce Ave SW
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503

Support your local geek/nerd events.
For more info, check out:
https://www.facebook.com/events/1487542361495302/?fref=ts
http://pyramidschemebar.com/event/vault-of-midnight-presents-villains-take-over-dance-party/

Grand Rapids Comic Con 2015

Grand Rapids Comic-Con is a comic book and popular arts convention that will be held on October 16-18, 2015, at DeVos Place in Grand Rapids, Michigan. This show will feature a huge vending room selling comic books, anime/manga, movie memorabilia, action figures, toys, and other cool stuff as well as the following:
Several appearances by Hollywood celebrities
A good amount of comic book artist appearances
A giant vending room, well over 40,000 square feet!
A genre-themed film festival sponsored by Compass College Of Cinematic Arts
An anime programming room sponsored by Jafax
A world-class art show by Dan’s Dream
Costume contest
Electronic gaming room operated by Nintendo
Board and card gaming room sponsored by Capital City Collectibles
Magic: The Gathering tournament
Nerd car show
501st Legion Of Stormtroopers
USS Sinclair
Squirrels Creations Transformers display
West Michigan LEGOs train display
Lots of event for the little ones
…and a lot more!

http://www.grcomiccon.com/

https://www.facebook.com/GrandRapidsComicCon

GrandCon 2015

 

GrandCon is a tabletop gaming & fan convention in West Michigan. Their presenting sponsor for 2015 is Celebration! Cinema and charitable partner is Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital Foundation. GrandCon will be held September 25-27, 2015. They will have an exhibit/vendor hall with game retailers, artists, and publishers. There will be open tabletop gaming of all kinds, board, card, miniature, and RPG games, along with various seminars for fandom. Check out the premiere tabletop gaming convention of West Michigan!

Support your local geek/nerd events.
For more info, check out:
http://grand-con.com/
https://www.facebook.com/GrandConGCA

GRASP Comic Expo 2015

The GRASP Comic Expo is a two-day convention celebrating small press and the independent comic book artist that will be held on June 27-28, 2015, at the DeltaPlex in Grand Rapids, Michigan. GRASP stands for “Grand Rapids Alternative Small Press”, and this event will showcase independent publishers, artists, and writers. Dozens of aspiring and independent artists will be showcased in a huge vending area filled with small press printings, prints, and other artistic endeavors.

The GRASP Comic Expo will also features national comic book writers, creators, and artists that started as small-time independent artists as well as a few nationally known comic artists and writers. The GRASP Comic Expo will also have numerous seminars and presentation geared toward aspiring artists to help them to create their future goals or move on to the next level of their professional goals.

Other events at the GRASP Comic Expo includes a vending hall filled with books, comic books, posters, lobby cards, original art, action figures, statues, and lots of other items for the nerd deep inside. There will also be other nerd-based activities including costuming and a gaming room.

Support your local geek and nerd events
For more info, check out:
http://graspexpo.com/
https://www.facebook.com/pages/GRASP-Comic-Expo/326123454256688

VAULT OF MIDNIGHT PRESENTS: SUPER HEROES UNITE!

Similar to the Batman and Super Villain Dance Parties in 2014, we are back with DJ Adrian Butler and ready to kick off 2015 by assembling as many costumed heroes together as we can for the greatest night in the universe. The only question is… who is your inner hero?

There will be costume contests for best, worst, most mediocre and most original costumes!

Photo contests!

Support you local geek events.
For more info, check out:
https://www.facebook.com/events/414283388721577/?ref_newsfeed_story_type=regular&source=1

http://pyramidschemebar.com/event/vault-of-midnight-presents-super-heroes-unite/