MEGACON Orlando Set To Take Place In May

Nicole Marsden

MEGACON Orlando, one of the largest pop culture events in the country will take place this year at Orlando’s Orange County Convention Center from May 16th through 19th.

MegaCon is held every spring. Tourists and locals alike come together to celebrate comics, science fiction, horror, anime, and gaming. A large variety of events are going on throughout the convention such as panels, Q&As, and workshops held by the pros of the industry at scheduled times.

Fans who enjoy dressing up as their favorite pop culture characters, cosplayers, can be seen walking around, taking pictures, or taking part in the annual costume contest. In the main exhibit hall, which is over 400,000 square feet, will be filled with vendors selling their products and artists selling their works.

Celebrity autograph and photo sessions are also being scheduled. Some celebrities such as Peter Weller of RoboCop and Star Trek Into Darkness, Mark Sheppard of Supernatural, and the cast of Back to the Future. The list of attendees will be updated on the MegaCon website.

Single-day tickets and weekend passes are already on sale. MegaCon also offers discounted passes for children.