03rd Apr2018

Megacon returns to Orlando this May

by Phil Wheat

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Megacon, the Southeast’s largest fan convention with shows in both Orlando and Tampa Bay, returns to the Orange County Convention Center (pictured above) on Thursday May 24th through Sunday May 27th 2018. This year, Megacon Orlando expects to welcome more than 100,000 fans throughout the Memorial Day weekend – including a couple of representatives from Nerdly(!) – with a long roster of celebrity guests, endless programming and much more…

Celebrity guests will include Jason Momoa (Justice League), Jeff Goldblum (Jurassic Park; Thor: Ragnarok), Paul Reubens (Pee-Wee Herman), Michael Cudlitz (The Walking Dead), Charlie Cox (Daredevil), Catherine Tate (Doctor Who), Cress Williams (Black Lightning), and The Princess Bride cast reunion featuring Cary Elwes, Chris Sarandon and Wallace Shawn. More exciting celebrity appearances will be announced leading up to the four-day event that also features family-friendly activities, shopping, workshops, enhanced anime programming, costume contests and attractions like the Batmobile, Tattoo Alley and more.

Said Fan Expo HQ Vice President Andrew Moyes:

We have so much up our sleeves, we can’t wait to reveal all the new and exciting programming and celebrity fun at MEGACON Orlando 2018. MEGACON has a history of delivering the ultimate fan experience celebrating the best of movies, comics, TV and pop culture. We’re thrilled to welcome back our fans for a family-friendly, action packed weekend of events.

New this year, when the show concludes at MEGACON Orlando on Sunday night, fans can extend their fandom experience with Star Wars: Galactic Nights, happening Sunday May 27th from 7pm– midnight at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. The one-night event celebrates the entire Star Wars saga with exclusive, out-of-this-world entertainment, encounters with Star Wars characters, a panel discussion with creators of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge – a new land coming to the theme park in 2019, special photo opportunities, event-exclusive merchandise, specialty food & beverage and much more. Limited tickets for this exclusive event can be purchased by visiting www.disneyworld.com/galacticnights

To buy tickets to Megacon Orlando visit http://megaconorlando.com/tickets/

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