WINTERCON: The Largest Comic & Sci-Fi Expo in NY
Returns to Resorts World Casino
Saturday, December 1st – Sunday, December 2nd
The Holiday Pop Culture Experience is BACK For Two Straight Days of Celebrity Guests, Cosplay, Panels & Live Events, Childrens Events, and MORE Right in Jamaica, NY
Jamaica, NY (November, 2018) — With the Holiday season is full swing, Comic and Sci-Fi lovers of ALL AGES are getting ready to gear up for WINTERCON 2018 as it makes its return to Resorts World Casino NY (110-00 Rockaway Blvd, Jamaica, NY 11420) on Saturday, December 1st (10AM-7PM) and Sunday, December 2nd (10AM-5PM)!
Dedicated to bringing fans an intimate convention experience, Wintercon is the place where they can get up close and personal with their favorite stars – from Comic Book authors and illustrators to actors/actresses in the realm of Film, TV, Video Gaming and more.
This year’s Celebrity Guests include Actor Sean Astin (“Lord of the Rings”, “Strangers Things”, “The Goonies”), WWE Superstar Asuka, Star Wars original Ship Creator/Designer Colin Cantwell, Voice Actor Taylor Gray (“Star Wars Rebels”, Nickelodeon’s “Bucket & Skinner’s Epic Adventures”), Voice Actress Vanessa Marshall (“Star Wars: Rebels”, “The Spectacular Spider-Man”), Actor Brian Downey (“Lexx”, “Hobo with a Shotgun”), Actress/Singer Xenia Seeberg (“Lexx”, Absolute Music 20), Actor Michael McManus (“Lexx”, “A Taste of Shakespeare”), Gemini Award-nominated Actress Ellen Dubin (“Napoleon Dynamite”, “Lexx”), actor Bin Furuya (“Ultraman”), and Tsugutoshi Komada (“Godzilla vs. Megalon”).
Throughout the two-day event, attendees will also have the opportunity to check out Cosplay groups and events, special performances, informative panels, an extensive art show, and vendor room with over 150 tables of toys, jewelry, clothing, and collectibles!
WINTERCON is home to some of the best cosplay in the world, and it is where guests will find all the best Cosplayers showing off their unique creations. The Official Wintercon Cosplay Contest draws hundreds of fans every year, and there will also be fun activities all weekend including scheduled times for fandom Cosplay Photo Meet-Ups, professional cosplayers on hand for autographs and pictures, and live Panels/Seminars.
Those in search of that rare comic book, holy grail collectible, latest movie posters their collection, or even the perfect Christmas Gift can browse the Expo’s room full of vendors selling everything from the obscure to the hot new thing. With thousands of items to choose from there really is something for everybody from collectable movie merchandise to costumes and toys!
In the Wintercon Artists Alley, Artists from all over the world come to show and sell their best, and it’s the perfect place to meet the Artists, Illustrators, and Writers of yesterday, today, and tomorrow! With aisle after aisle of awesome geek prints, posters, cards and more in every style imaginable. Get a special commissioned sketch or purchase a piece of original art!
For the Kids – little Princesses, Jedi, and Superheroes can show off their costumes during the “Kids Costume Showcase”! And for those young Jedi in training, one of the biggest events of the weekend is the “Jedi Academy” where a group of Jedi will teach Light Saber techniques to kids 12 and under – children are invited to join the Jedi instructors to have fun and learn basic Light Saber choreography technique in this supervised training session (Every child gets a free Light-Saber and certificate!).
With all this and so much more on its way, the biggest and most entertaining Comic & Sci-Fi Expo in the Tri-state area – WINTERCON 2018 is back at Resorts World Casino on Saturday, December 1st (10AM-7PM) and Sunday, December 2nd (10AM-5PM)!
FOR TICKETS TO WINTERCON 2018, VISIT: NYWintercon.com/buy-tickets