MegaCon Orlando Returns May 26-29, 2016

MegaCon Orlando Returns May 26-29, 2016

MegaCon returns to the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Memorial Weekend, May 26-29, 2016.

This four-day fest features celebrities from the worlds of sci-fi, fantasy, horror, and comics. Fans can meet their favorites, get autographs and photos, view Q&A panels, and more.

Among the guests scheduled to appear are:

  • A 50th anniversary of Star Trek with William Shatner, George Takei, and Nichelle Nichols
  • A 50th anniversary Batman Farewell Tour with Adam West and Burt Ward
  • Harry Potter stars Tom Felton, Jason Isaacs, and James and Oliver Phelps
  • Star Wars stars Anthony Daniels, Jeremy Bulloch, and Daniel Logan
  • The Walking Dead stars Tom Payne and Lennie James
  • Marvel TV stars Hayley Atwell, Ming-Na Wen, Jon Bernthal, and Elden Henson
  • Flash/Arrow stars John Barrowman, Carlos Valdes and Katie Cassidy
  • Dr Who stars Billie Piper and Michelle Gomez
  • Legendary Comic Creator Stan Lee
  • Game of Thrones star Lena Headey
  • Film stars John Cusack, Christopher Lloyd, Ralph Macchio, William Zabka, Vivica A. Fox, William Sandler, and Curtis Armstrong
  • Kevin Smith and Jason Mewes

All this and a huge exhibition floor full of memorabilia and collectibles to purchase, along with an area where you can meet comic artists, and plenty of cosplayers.

Tickets are now available online. Single day passes are $20-$45, depending on the day. Weekend passes start at $95 for just admission and go up to VIP at $399, which include collectibles and more. Children ages 6-12 are $10 daily, and 5 and under are free. All prices (except children) will be more at the door, if not sold out.

Autographs and Photo Ops are additional, and vary depending on what the celebrity wishes to charge.

There are also three special ticket events:

  • Backstage with Stan Lee on Thursday. Price: $299 in addition to MegaCon admission.
  • Hogwarts Reunion with Harry Potter actors on Friday. Price: $29-$99 in addition to MegaCon admission.
  • Jay & Silent Bob Get Old in Orlando (Kevin Smith and Jason Mewes) on Saturday. Price: $29-$89; MegaCon admission NOT required.

For more details, and to purchase admission passes and/or special event tickets, visit megaconvention.com.

About Michelle Snow

Michelle is the owner and editor of CitySurfing Orlando. She also owns Zengrrl.com, is a freelance writer specializing in travel and entertainment, and has authored/co-authored four guidebooks on Orlando and Florida. She lives in Orlando near Disney, and hears Magic Kingdom fireworks every night.

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