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Amelia Con Weekend Events

Jan 04, 2016 02:00AM
Amelia Con is Amelia Island’s premier anime, comic book, animation, video game, cosplay, sci-fi, and pop culture convention. The convention will be held February 5 to 7, three days of gaming, panels, and screenings and one Saturday packed with special guests, competitions, artists, exhibitors, and more.

Amelia Con is the first and only “nerd” convention on Amelia Island. We bring popular media, comic book, game, animation, and pop culture icons, exhibitors, artists, and events from near and far. On February 5-7, 2016, Amelia Island will come alive with cosplayers and fans celebrating their favorite shows, books, and games. Amelia Con is a safe, family friendly event focused on culture and education. It is a unique experience for new convention goers as well as seasoned convention vets.

Amelia Con is proud to offer a variety of exhibitors and artists who offer merchandise from anime, animation, comic books, video games, table top games, trading card games, literature, sci-fi, fantasy, costuming, steampunk, and popular TV shows, books, and movies. Participants can buy everything from models and figures to trading card decks, video games, and Japanese candy. Artists will also be available for commissions, making this a unique chance to meet a professional artist.

Amelia Con be at the Days Inn & Suites for Video Gaming, TableTop Gaming, Anime Screenings, and some select Panels, located at 2707 Sadler Road. On Saturday only Amelia Con will be at the Fernandina Beach Recreation Center and the Women’s Club of Fernandina Beach which are located at 2500 Atlantic Blvd. Miscellaneous video gaming and tabletop gaming will continue at the Days Inn & Suites throughout the day. Select tabletop demonstrations and tournaments will be held in the Exhibit Hall at the Fernandina Beach Recreation Center. Afterwards, we are back at the Days Inn & Suites for the Official Amelia Con after party, more gaming, more anime, and more panels. For more information visit www.ameliacon.com.