Comic Cons, wizard worlds, and all the fun festivals that celebrate comics, video games and movies are adding one more to the Portland agenda. Coming up this weekend January 24-26 at the Oregon Convention Center is Wizard World. General admission starts to just $30 with VIP packages starting at about $150. There will be photo opportunities, autographs with your favorite wizard world entertainer and celebrity as well as panels and special events.
You can join tens of thousands of other fans as they take over the Oregon Convention Center for this year's Wizard World Portland. This celebrates the best in pop-culture from movies, comics, toys, games, videos, TV, YouTube, and much more.
The event starts on Friday, January 24 at 4:00 PM until 9 PM and then Saturday from 10:00 AM until 7:00 PM and Sunday 10:00 AM until 4:00 PM. All admission tickets will gain entry to the Wizard World and children 10 and under will get in free as long as they have a paid adult limit two children. Whether you're into Star Wars, the Marvel universe, comic books, TV, video gaming, or board games, there's something for everyone at this fantastic con.
The Oregon Convention Center is located at 777 Northeast Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in downtown Portland.
So who will be there?
Celebrity guests include Dylan McDermott, Tom Welling, Michael Rosenbaum, John Glover, James Marsters, Chandler Riggs, Craig Parker, Holly Marie Combs, Ross Marquand as well as voice actors, comedians, and child stars. You can have photo ops or autographs by purchasing tickets ahead of time or at the event.
This is a fun event for any gamer out there or just those of us that have a little "geek" in us. Stay tuned to my blog for more updates on local events and festivals throughout Portland.