Head to D.C.'s Awesome Con for amazing panels and autographs from some of today’s hottest actors.
Every year, some of the biggest actors and actresses from film, television, and pop culture convene in Washington, D.C., for the annual Awesome Con. This convention is the largest in the area, bringing over 70,000 fans together to celebrate geek culture, TV/film, comics, and games with some of their favorite celebrities and special guests.
This year, Awesome Con will be held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center from April 26 to 28, and the lineup of panels and guests is absolutely incredible. Featuring actors and actresses from Harry Potter, Luke Cage, The Office, Riverdale, Star Trek, and It, the 2019 Awesome Con will be one of the biggest yet.
Actors and Actresses Appearing at Awesome Con
Awesome Con is constantly adding guests to their lineup. However, here are some of the confirmed guests that will talk to con-goers during panels, pose for fan photos, and/or sign autographs.
- Brent Spiner (Star Trek, Independence Day)
- Cary Elwes (Princess Bride, Saw, Robin Hood Men in Tights)
- Cole Sprouse (Riverdale, Big Daddy, The Suite Life of Zack & Cody)
- Creed Bratton (The Office)
- Gates McFadden (Star Trek)
- Jason Isaacs (Harry Potter, Star Trek, Avatar the Last Airbender)
- Jon Bernthal (The Punisher, The Wolf of Wall Street)
- Kate Flannery (The Office)
- Kevin Sorbo (Hercules: The Legendary Journeys, Andromeda, Supergirl)
- Lou Ferrigno (The Incredible Hulk)
- Marina Sirtis (Star Trek: The Next Generation)
- Michael Biehn (Terminator, Aliens)
- Mike Colter (Luke Cage, Men in Black 3, Black and Blue)
- Oscar Nuñez (The Office, The Proposal)
- Sting (WWE)
- Tim Curry (Rocky Horror Picture Show, It, Clue)
- Theo Rossi (Luke Cage, Sons of Anarchy)
- Wil Wheaton (Star Trek: The Next Generation, Big Bang Theory)
- Val Kilmer (Batman Forever, Willow, Kiss Kiss Bang Bang)
- Wallace Shawn (The Princess Bride, Toy Story, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine)
How to Buy Tickets
Although Awesome Con doesn’t start for another couple of months, tickets are already selling fast. You can buy a single day pass for $40-55 depending on the desired day, a weekend pass for $80, a VIP weekend pass for $150, or a Club Awesome membership for $399. Simply visit Awesome Con’s Show Clix page to buy the ticket you want.
Awesome Con has also already released tickets for autograph passes, which are sure to sell out very soon. VIP con-goers can purchase advanced autographs from their favorite actors on January 29, while everyone else can grab their tickets starting January 31. These tickets can then be used during Awesome Con to meet your favorite celebrities and receive one in-person autograph.
Other Geeky Festivities Happening at Awesome Con
Awesome Con isn’t just a place to meet your favorite actors. It’s also a very inclusive and family-friendly place where you can simply hang out with like-minded individuals. During the con you can meet other fans, find that comic book you’ve been searching for, play your favorite card/board game with new friends, indulge in your favorite fandom by buying Funko pops and art at Artist Alley, or dress up as your favorite character and participate in the cosplay contest.
Every year Awesome Con also features Future Con, an area where the Smithsonian’s modern-day scientists and innovators meet science fiction and show you how much of TV and film is pulled straight from reality. There’s also Awesome Con Jr. where the next generation of fans can hang out in a kid-friendly environment, and Pride Alley, where everyone can celebrate LGBTQ creators and fans.
So, let us know if you’re heading to Awesome Con and we’ll see you there!