at Resorts World Casino Friday November 22nd – Sunday, November 24th
The Holiday Pop Culture Experience is BACK For Three Straight Days of Celebrity Guests, Cosplay, Panels & Live Events, Childrens Events, and MORE Right in Queens, NY
Queens, NY — September 30, 2019 — With the Holiday season gearing up, Comic Book and Sci-Fi lovers of ALL AGES are getting ready for WINTERCON 2019 as it makes its return to Resorts World Casino NY (110-00 Rockaway Blvd, Jamaica, NY 11420) on Friday, November 22nd (5PM-10PM), Saturday November 23rd (10AM-7PM) and Sunday, November 24th (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 Wintercon is proud to present the 20th anniversary reunion of Farscape. The Beloved Sci-Fi Channel show ran from 1999-2003. Appearing is the entire main cast, which includes, Ben Browder (John Crichton), Claudia Black (Aeryn Sun), Anthony Simcoe (Ka D’Argo), Virginia Hey (Zhaan), Gigi Edgley (Chiana), and Lani Tupi (Bialar Crais).
Wintercon will also be celebrating the 40th anniversary of ALIEN, the 1979 Ridley Scott Horror/Sci-Fi masterpiece. Special guests will include Tom Skerritt (Dallas) and Veronica Cartwright (Lambert). This year’s Celebrity Guests also include Tami Stronach (The Neverending Story), Noah Hathaway (The Neverending Story, Battlestar Galactica), Dirk Benedict (Battlestar Galactica, The A-Team) and Laurette Spang (Battlestar Galactica). As always, there will be photo and autograph opportunities for interested attendees with each of the stars.
Throughout the three-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 collectible 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” (Sunday November 24th at Noon)! And for those young Jedi in training, one of the biggest events of the weekend is the “Jedi Academy” (Sunday November 24th at 1pm) 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 2019 is back at Resorts World Casino on Friday, November 22nd (5PM-10PM), Saturday November 23rd (10AM-7PM) and Sunday, November 24th (10AM-5PM)!
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