Welcome to Convention Tuesdays! Every Tuesday, I will feature and highlight conventions happening during the upcoming weekend in Alabama, or within short driving distances from Alabama.
May 23-26 — MomoCon — Atlanta, Georgia
With more than 35,400 unique and over 100,800 turnstile attendance in 2018, MomoCon is one of the fastest growing all ages conventions in the country. Fans of Japanese Anime, American Animation, Comics, Video Games, and Tabletop Games come together to celebrate their passion by costuming / cosplay, browsing the huge exhibitors hall, meeting celebrity voice talent, designers, and writers behind their favorite shows, games, and comics and much much more over this 4 day event.
Major guests include Amy Chu, Estelle, and more. Major events include a career fair, cosplay contest, concerts, and more. Learn more at: https://www.momocon.com/
May 24-26 — Mobicon — Mobile, Alabama
Mobicon is an annual convention held in Mobile, Alabama in May. It was re-founded in 1998, with its membership increasing each year. Mobicon is a multi-genre convention with fandoms in science fiction, fantasy, gaming, comics, anime, manga, horror, paranormal and mass media. Each Mobicon, fans from these genres, along with actors, artists, authors, and other media guests get together to interact with each other and participate in a number of events that are unique and pertaining to their particular interests.
Major guests include Kesan Holt, Kaylie Turner, and more. Major events include a cosplay parade, gaming, charity auction, and more. Learn more at: http://mobilecomiccon.org/Home.aspx
May 24-26 — Treklanta — Atlanta, Georgia
Hosted by the USS Republic NCC-1371, Treklanta is an annual Star Trek convention based in Atlanta, Georgia, that places special emphasis on fan-based events, activities, programming and productions. Treklanta is the home of the Miss Klingon Empire Beauty Pageant, the Treklanta Star Trek Fan Film Festival and The Bjo Awards.
Major guests include Aron Eisenberg, Bill Blair, and much more. Learn more at: http://www.treklanta.org/
May 30-June 2 — Atlanta Game Fest 33 — Atlanta, Georgia
Boardgame fans from across the Southeast gather for four days of fun and games. Hundreds of the world’s best boardgames are available for play, as well as friendly folks who can help with the rules. Events include Demo Alley and a Flea Market. This is Atlanta’s leading boardgaming event.
Learn more at: http://www.atlantagamefest.com/