Thurs: 4:00PM - 9:00PM, Fri: 10:00AM - 7:00PM, Sat: 10:00AM - 7:00PM, Sun: 10:00AM - 5:00PM


There’s something for everyone at MEGACON! Review these 2019 Attractions to get a taste of what we offer at our amazing pop culture event. The 2020 Attractions will be updated starting January 2020.


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MASTERS OF COSPLAY GRAND PRIX SPONSORED BY FAN GURU

Our amazing costume competition is back! Five cities, five shows, one champion. Think you have what it takes? Sign up for your regional qualifier – the winner of each qualifier will travel to FAN EXPO Canada and go head to head to claim the title of Master of Cosplay! 

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MASTERS OF COSPLAY INTERNATIONAL

Cosplayers get ready, because MEGACON Orlando is doing cosplay unlike ever before! Masters of Cosplay International has landed, bringing you an expansive cosplay programming track! From competitions and red carpets to workshops and photo shoots; if it’s cosplay, it’s happening at MEGACON Orlando!                   

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CELEBRITY PHOTO SESSIONS

Don’t miss out on a chance of a lifetime to have your photo taken by a professional photographer with your favorite celebrity! This is the only way to get a beautiful 8x10 glossy photo of you with one of our guests in an intimate setting.

Autograph Sessions

AUTOGRAPH SESSIONS

A perfect opportunity to get that special something signed by your favorite celebrity! Be sure to check out the schedule so you don’t miss out! NOTE: Some guests may charge additional fees for an autograph.

 

Artist Alley

ARTIST ALLEY

Indie meets pro in this special area where you will find all your favourite pencillers, inkers and writers.  This is a ”must experience area” for anyone interested in meeting the rising stars and the people who work the front lines of the industry! Here you’ll find it all – comics, graphic novels, limited edition prints and best of all, original art and sketches!


Over 100,000 Sq Ft of Shopping Madness!

OVER 400,000 SQ FT OF SHOPPING MADNESS!

Over 1,000 retailers from all over join MEGACON Orlando to make your experience an unforgettable one! Specializing in everything comics, anime, gaming, science fiction and/or horror, these retailers have what you need. It is THE area to find just what you’re looking for – whether it’s a comic book from any era, original artwork, graphic novels, memorabilia, DVD’s, videos, games, toys or t-shirts – you will find it all here.

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DC PORTFOLIO REVIEWS

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to get your work reviewed by a professional Editor who is working in the field today.

Sessions are by appointment only. Please review instructions below on how to submit your portfolio for review. 
Please note that not all submissions will be chosen for review.

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DISNEY FANS UNITE!

MEGACON Orlando is the place to be if you are a fan of the House of the Mouse. From the historic Mickey Mouse Club Reunion, to presentations from Aladdin's Linda Larkin and Scott Weinger, to getting up close with Wall-E, there's so much fun all weekend long! Celebrate your love of all things Disney at MEGACON Orlando!.

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THE DIGICON EXPERIENCE

Digicon is a new programming track featuring digital content creators, reality stars, and YouTube celebs. Come and see these exciting new guests on the Digicon stage – it’s included with your MEGACON admission. Want even more? Upgrade your experience to meet & greet with your favorite digital creator. Plus, you can maximize your experience with exclusive creator VIP packages. 

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*ALL NEW* MICKEY MOUSE CLUB 30TH ANNIVERSARY REUNION PANEL

This Spring marks the 30th anniversary of the debut episode of The “All New” Mickey Mouse Club. On Saturday, May 18, MEGACON, in conjunction with the Mickey Mouse Club, present a historic reunion hosted by Joey Fatone of NSYNC (a childhood friend of the Mouseketeers). Former Mouseketeers from seasons 1-7 are coming home to Orlando! An autograph session with your favorite Mouseketeers will follow the reunion event. Mickey Mouse Club Reunion is included with your Saturday MEGACON pass, and like any panel is subject to space availability.

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OFFICIAL AFTER PARTIES

Moshi Moshi celebrates it’s 10th Anniversary with 3 Official MegaCon After Parties!

Thursday: Kick-Off party at Icebar Orlando - FREE cover until 11pm! - no ticket required!

Friday: Enchantment Under the Sea Dance at 3NINE at the Rosen Plaza 

Saturday: Altered Identity Masquerade Ball at ICON Orlando 360 

Cosplay is encouraged for all events, but not required!

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MEGACON PASSPORT

Travel around MEGACON and get your passport stamped at destinations throughout the show. Pick up your passport at the Family Zone in room S220D and then turn in your completed passport for a spin at our prize wheel plus an entry for our grand prizes! 

*Note: One passport per person only.

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MUSEUM OF COSTUMES & CURIOSITIES

Celebrate the work of outstanding costumers and makers! This year's costume exhibition will feature a variety of genres that represent exceptional costume design and construction - including Steampunk, historical dress, science fiction, original designs, props and more. Open Thursday/Saturday/Sunday from 10am to close and on Friday, from 10am to 4pm. Presented by the Central Florida Steampunk Association, in partnership with the Central Florida Costumer's Guild. If you would like to submit, please click the link below.

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A COMPLETE STAR WARS EXPERIENCE

Something for every level of interest, young or old, you will be sure to enjoy our multi-faceted Star Wars Experience! Hear from the celebrities, get an autograph, see and touch the many props and displays, shoot a Stormtrooper! Photo ops abound with Star Wars themed vehicles, Droids, Lego display and literally thousands of retail items and rare collectables. And if you are truly serious about marking this occasion, perhaps you would like to make an appointment onsite to get your licensed Star Wars tattoo!

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MEGACON RETRO

Put on those retro-tinted glasses, because you're about to relive all those cherished memories with your favorite 80's and 90's icons at MEGACON Orlando. 

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FUN FOTO SHOTZ PRESENTS...THE DELOREAN TIME MACHINE!

Have you Fun Foto taken with the most iconic movie car of all time.

You can do a pose sitting in the drivers seat or stand by the gullwing doors and strike the pose from the poster or ride the Hoverboard! Fun Foto Shotz will be located in the Community Zone all weekend long!

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FUN FOR THE ENTIRE FAMILY!

Welcome to MEGACON Orlando! Our event prides itself on having a lot of activities and attractions that are family oriented, so come on down with the whole family to meet your favorite Superheroes, Princesses, voice actors, or maybe even enter the costume contest as a family! Plus there are coupons and Family Passes still available!

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LIVE VOICE ACTOR SCRIPT READING OF WILLY WONKA & THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY PRESENTED BY TWISTED TOONZ

Do not miss our All-Star line-up of Voice Actor guests perform a live script reading of Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory! This hilarious re-telling of a classic will bring the house down as the actors use their huge list of cartoon personalities to breathe new life into some legendary characters. Presented by Twisted Toonz.

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ESCAPE ROOMS

Play one of FIVE different Escape Room scenarios inspired by the magical worlds of Stranger Things, Potter and Zombies! Try to escape from a vault in the Wizarding Bank, Pass Your Potions Exam or save New York by figuring out the plot of three rogue witches and wizards! Or fight for your life before time runs out with Weirder Stuff and Virus – Z. Amazing fun for the whole family at only at Megacon!

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COMMUNITY

Whether you're a Whovian or Jedi, a cosplayer or crafter, you are welcome here! And you might just find that certain someone special who shares your passion for all things fandom!

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FUN FOTO SHOTZ PRESENTS...HOGWARTS EXPRESS!

Have you Fun Foto taken in front of the famous Hogwarts Express train while you pose standing with cosplayers of Harry Potter or Dumbledore surrounded by his school luggage, Hedwig the owl, Firebolt, the Sorting Hat, Butterbeer and more! Open all weekend long in the Community Area! Booth #1189

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WE'VE GOT AN ANIME FEVER

From Super Saiyan to Pokemon Fanatic - we've got them all! You will be excited to see the lineup of anime voice actors we have for you.

Audience participation encouraged!

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TATTOO ALLEY

Looking for the ultimate, one-of-a-kind tattoo? If you want to wear your fandom on your sleeve (literally), then check out the amazing artists inking it up in Tattoo Alley, powered by Ink Fusion Empire. The talented and licensed artists from Ink Fusion Empire will be at the show and ready to immortalize your favorite fandom in ink. You can get your tattoo done right on the floor and booking details can be found in the artists’ bios.

Panels and Q&As

PANELS/Q&AS

They say knowledge is power. If you don’t know, all you have to do is ask…and you shall receive!  The pros will be here to answer all your questions about the industry and to talk about their latest projects. You never know what they might say!

Workshops & Seminars

WORKSHOPS & SEMINARS

Listen in and participate in our numerous sessions! Soak it all in through seminars and workshops held by the pros of the industry. With the professionals leading the way, you’ll be sure to learn how they do it in the real world.

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COSPLAY PHOTO PARK

Put on your best costume and get ready to strike a pose in MEGACON’s Cosplay Photo Park! Located in the Community Zone on the Exhibit Floor, this awesome feature will allow you and your friends to gather around and get that amazing shot! Various themed backdrops will be available for you to choose from - best part is, it’s free! If you are trying to plan a group cosplay photo shoot, this is definitely the place to meet!

Costumes! Costumes! Costumes!

COSTUMES! COSTUMES! COSTUMES!

Fans dressing up in costumes, or cosplay as it is sometimes called, is a BIG part of MEGACON weekend. Literally thousands of amazing costumes are available for your viewing pleasure throughout the weekend. Don't be shy; get your photo taken with all your favourite characters or come dressed up yourself. It's all good!

View our Props and Weapons Policy.

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DOCTOR WHO DALEKS AND TARDIS

Doctor Who will not want to miss the amazing set up in our Community area on the Exhibit floor! Doctor Who costumes, props, backdrops, Daleks, the TARDIS and more!

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Doc's Interactive Time Travel Experience

Travel back in time to 1955 Hill Valley in a Delorean Time Machine replica and help keep the space time continuum intact in this virtual reality experience.

Over 100,000 Sq Ft of Shopping Madness!

EXHIBITOR AREA

Experience the hottest new products and services - before anyone else sees them! Companies from all corners of the industry will be showcasing their upcoming projects and promos in the Exhibitor area and you get to be there for a sneak peek. You’ll also be sure to receive samples, goodies and chances to win prizes through their contests.

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HORROR FILM FESTIVAL

Tampa Bay's original Horror Film Festival started in 2002 and has screened 100's of Short and Feature Films giving Independent Filmmakers and opportunity to get their films to the fans and introduce their work. Due to popular demand, the festival will be returning to MegaCon, running all weekend. All screenings and panels are included in your MegaCon admission, but seating is first come first serve, so be sure to arrive early at the theatre to get a choice seat!

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BEETLEJUICE: PHOTO OP ENVIRONMENT

Are you ready to meet the ghost with the most? Now is your chance to spend time with one of Tim Burton's most memorable characters, Beetlejuice! This miniature graveyard set with costumed characters is a great visual backdrop for an amazing photo op! And sandworms (you hate 'em right?)

Kids Costume Contest

KIDS COSTUME CONTEST

Join us for our Annual Kids Costume Contest! Kids 12 and under will show off their costumes for a chance to receive some great prizing for the top 3 costumes! Registration for the kids costume contest will take place at room N310B on Sunday, with a cap of 50 contestants. Please register early as spots will fill fast.

NOTE: This event is for kids 12 and under!

Kids Zone and Family Lounge

KIDS ZONE & FAMILY LOUNGE

Are you having the time of your life with all your kids in tow? Do you just need to sit down and take a breather? Here is a place to rest for all you great families! For parent(s) with kids under 12, the Family Zone is a quiet corner where you can just chill and get away from the crowds for a bit. Lots of activities for the kids including LEGO play stations, art and crafts tables, cartoons and more.

NOTE: This area is not a daycare service, all children must be with an adult at all times.

Meet Legendary Comic Creators

MEET LEGENDARY COMIC BOOK CREATORS

Comics Legends, Professional Comic Book artists, and writers will be with us all weekend. Be sure to drop by the Artist Alley to meet them and see their amazing work!

Meet Your Favourite Anime Voice Actors

MEET YOUR FAVORITE VOICE ACTORS

The actors that provide the voices of your favorite animated characters will be on hand to sign autographs, pose for photos, and meet with their fans. They have developed a well-deserved reputation for being super-friendly and enthusiastic! 

Meetups

MEETUPS

Whether you're a Whovian or Jedi, a cosplayer, or crafter, you are welcome here! Spend an hour with people who love the same things you do, share your awesome cosplay, find new local Meetup friends, or just take some photos. These themed Meetups are absolutely free and designed to help you connect with people you otherwise might not ever meet.

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SKETCH DUELS AND MORE!

Comic Fans will have their hands full this weekend with our comic featured panels! We've got the best comic creators facing each other in a live sketch duel and even two teams of creators go head to head over the fine details of comic book continuity! Audience participation encouraged!

Small Press / Indy Pavilion

SMALL PRESS / INDY PAVILION

Located in the Artist Alley area, the Indy Press Pavilion brings a fine line up of independent comic book, zine and other related publishers. This Indy Market is just the place for you to meet the next up and coming talent in the comic world!

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GET YOUR COMICS AUTOGRAPHED

Dig through your collection or visit some of the vendors at for exclusive back issues and graphic novels by our many creator guests.

NOTE: Some guests may have autograph fees and/or signing limits. Please check with creators individually.

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NERF WAR ROOM

A popular new feature at MegaCon last year returns! Exciting three vs thee action. Hourly tournaments. The latest equipment and obstacles. Shoot your buddies, or play alongside with them. Meet new and dynamic people! But most importantly, have fun!

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SPEED DATING

When you're at a pop culture convention like-minded people surround you, but sometimes meeting folks can be complicated; but not when you're in a setting designed just for that.  This is a fun way to quickly meet and get to know some of your fellow fans, and who knows, you might just develop a very important relationship in the process. Sign up in person at the show!

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TABLETOP GAMING ROOMS

Experience a weekend gaming madness with tons of titles from your favorite tabletop games. Role playing games, D&D, Catan, CCG's, Miniatures, Board, LARP are just some of the types of games happening throughout the weekend. Come on your own, or bring a friend, there's plenty of room for everyone! There are a ton of gaming events happening throughout the weekend. Be sure to visit the following rooms for a variety of games & tournaments.

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THE CENTRAL FLORIDA STEAMPUNK ASSOCIATION

MEGACON has become THE Steampunk event to be a part of in state of Florida! Visit their booth on the floor and Theatre W300 as they present panels and demonstrations for every hour of the show! Learn what it’s all about and take in Tea Duelling, Parasol Duelling, Teapot Racing and numerous panels on costumes, hair and make-up, prop building, Leatherwork, Accessories, headwear, underwear and even Belly Dancing!

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STAR TREK TOS STARSHIP FILM SET ON DISPLAY

NEUTRAL ZONE STUDIOS returns to MegaCon with its rocking TOS STARSHIP BRIDGE SET! Come visit us for FREE photo ops in the captain's chair, updates on studio events, discounts on Spock artwork, video walk-throughs and more! And stop by to meet NICHELLE NICHOLS in person at our booth on route to her farewell tour in 2019!

 

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SCALE REPLICA OF PIZZA PLANET DELIVERY TRUCK

How’s my driving? Come see a full scale, real life version of the Pizza Planet Truck that’s become a Pixar film tradition!

See all the details up close and get a great photo op! On the display on the Exhibit Floor all weekend. 

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VINTAGE VIDEO GAME ARCADE

Reconnect with all your favorite console video games! Over 50 gaming stations offering a huge selection of games from the in-house library! Hundreds of games available for you to play for free! Brought to you our friends at Sore Thumbs.

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WE ARE S.H.I.E.L.D.

This cosplay team, inspired by "Marvels Agents of Shield" will be on hand in MegaCon’s Community area on the Exhibit floor with a great display of cars, motorcycles and other vehicles as well as costumes and props like the ones seen on the hit television series.

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405TH SOUTHERN REGIMENT - HALO COSTUMES AND PROPS

Mission

Honor. Armor. Unity.

Make quality armor, props, and help around the community both local and online. Help maintain a professional, friendly and positive face for the 405th. And most important HAVE FUN.

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CAT5 GHOSTBUSTERS

The superstars of the supernatural are back! When Orlando quakes in fear, when the slime starts to rise, who ya gonna call? The CAT5 Ghostbusters are ready to believe you! Complete with all the gear necessary to capture the paranormal along with The Ecto 1M, The Stay Puft Marshmallow Man, No job is too big. If there’s something strange in your neighborhood just remember … Who ya gonna call?