“Retro Con: a nostalgia-oriented convention in south-east Pennsylvania! ”
No matter how old you are, there is something you are nostalgic about; especially if you’re a geek. Retro Con is a convention that celebrates geeky nostalgia and allows you to relive those memories. Retro Con 2018, returns for 2 days at The Greater Philadelphia Expo Center at Oaks; on October 13-14. Saturday admission is $20 (includes one raffle ticket), Sunday admission is $15 (includes one raffle ticket), a pre-purchased weekend pass is $25, and kids 12 and under are free with a paying adult. You can purchase tickets at the door or online via Retro Con’s website.
Retro Con 2018 has 54,000 square feet of pop culture fun! 200+ tables of toys, collectibles, games, art and more! Plus special guests, costume contests, trivia & karaoke contests, panels, raffle prizes, replica tv/movie cars, and much more!
Speaking of special guests, Retro con has some amazing guests lined up! Includin: Sgt. Slaughter, B. J. Ward (the voice of Scarlett from G.I. Joe), Gregg Berger (Grimlock from Transformers), Larry Kenny (Lion-o from Thunder Cats), and Samantha Newark (Jem from Jem & the Holograms).
There will be several panels held; like Action Figure Junkies with Guest Tim Clarke, James Rolfe/Angry Video Game Nerd , and Voice Actor Leaders- Gregg Berger and Garry Chalk.
Guests can participate in a karaoke contest, costume contest, t-shirt design contest, a trivia contest and a game of Name That Tune! There will be a chance to win some incredible prizes with 2 raffles sessions each day!
Also with 200+ tables of vendors, you can do some shopping; because you know you’re going to want to find some new additions to your geek collection.
You can see a full schedule of events on Retro Con’s website.
Get old school geeky at Retro Con 2018 at The Greater Philadelphia Expo Center at Oaks from October 13-14!
Retro Con 2018
October 13-14 @October 13-10:00a.m.-6:00p.m. & October 14-9:00a.m.-4:00p.m.
Greater Philadelphia Center at Oaks 100 Station Ave. Oaks, PA 19456
Tickets: $20 Saturday| $15 Sunday| $25 Weekend Pass(online)| Kids 12 & Under are Free with paying adult