Fan Expo Returns to Denver!
FAN EXPO returns to Denver
July 1-3 in Collaboration with Pop Culture Classroom
‘Lord of the Rings’ Trilogy Stars, ‘Mandalorian’ Star Sackoff and Ming-Na Wen ‘The Book of Boba Fett’ among First Wave of Celebrities on Board
DENVER, CO – May 18, 2022 – Four Hobbits from the ‘Lord of the Rings’ trilogy will be reunited when Elijah Wood, Dominic Monaghan, Sean Astin and Billy Boyd appear in Denver; ‘The Book of Boba Fett’ star Ming-Na Wen, ‘Sons of Anarchy’ star Charlie Hunnam, ‘Cobra Kai’ stars William Zabka, Martin Kove, Peyton List and Jacob Bertrand; a Clerks reunion that includes writer/director Kevin Smith, Jason Mewes, and other cast members, and fan favorites Katee Sackhoff (“The Mandalorian,” “Battlestar Galactica”), Matthew Lewis (“Harry Potter”) and Carl Weathers (“The Mandalorian,” “Rocky”) are among the first wave of celebrity guests scheduled to attend FAN EXPO Denver, July 1-3 at the Colorado Convention Center.
FAN EXPO Denver is partnering once again with Pop Culture Classroom (PCC) and will welcome fans to reunite for a weekend of non-stop programming and special guests. Tickets for FAN EXPO Denver are available now and additional celebrities, creators, featured exhibitors and other guests will be announced in advance of the event at the following link https://fanexpodenver.com.
“We are excited to lead off with such a strong lineup of popular celebrities in Denver,” said Andrew Moyes, Vice President, FAN EXPO HQ. “Our Denver fans have proven to be huge supporters of pop culture conventions and we can’t wait to bring the FAN EXPO experience to everyone for the second year.”
FAN EXPO Denver’s event partner PCC established Denver Pop Culture Con in 2012 and has provided hundreds of hours of free or subsidized educational programs over the years. PCC’s mission is to inspire a love of learning, increase literacy, celebrate diversity, and build community through popular culture and the power of self-expression. In continued collaboration with PCC, FAN EXPO Denver will deliver everything PCC’s fans have built and more, now with the expanded benefits of FAN EXPO HQ’s scope as the largest comic con event producer in North America.
“Since 2012, this event has grown into one of the largest of its kind in North America, welcoming 100,000+ fans annually,” said Adam Kullberg, Education Program Manager, Pop Culture Classroom. “We are thrilled that FAN EXPO Denver gives Pop Culture Classroom the opportunity to reach thousands of students in and out of the classroom in a variety of creative ways.”
FAN EXPO Denver brings its unique brand of excitement to an event that will feature top celebrities, hundreds of exhibitors, creators and cosplayers as well as compelling programming, meet and greets, special events, kid zones and more. FAN EXPO Denver will feature the most popular celebrity guests and higher-profile creators, with expanded programming offerings and a bolstered exhibitor floor with something for everyone.
That also includes cosplay, which is supercharged at FAN EXPO Denver with the planned addition of a huge array of pro cosplayers, an enhanced Cosplay Red Carpet and the Cosplay Craftsmanship Cup in which all attendees can show off their craftsmanship skills and compete for cosplay glory. Kids 12 and under may compete in the Children’s Cosplay Contest as well. The Cosplay event schedule will be released in advance of FAN EXPO Denver.
FAN EXPO HQ is the largest comic con producer in the world. Collectively it hosts nearly one million fans annually at FAN EXPO Canada™, MEGACON Orlando, FAN EXPO Dallas™, FAN EXPO Boston™, FAN EXPO Denver, FAN EXPO San Francisco, Calgary Comics & Entertainment Expo, FAN EXPO Vancouver™, Toronto Comicon, Dallas FAN FESTIVAL and Edmonton Comics & Entertainment Expo. In 2022, FAN EXPO HQ will present six new shows previously organized by Wizard World: FAN EXPO Chicago, FAN EXPO Philadelphia, FAN EXPO St. Louis, FAN EXPO Portland, FAN EXPO New Orleans, and FAN EXPO Cleveland. The latest schedule of events is available at fanexpodenver.com, along with up-to-date ticket information. Discover. Celebrate. Belong.