August is an exciting month with four different conventions to attend! With genres like tabletop games, comics, horror, and more, this month is bound to have something for everyone. Learn more about Sarasotacon, Fantasm Orlando, Questcon Orlando, and Ultracon down below.
Sarasota, Florida, August 13, Carlisle Conference Center
Sarasotacon is a pop-culture event featuring comics, manga, anime, toys, movies, horror, and trading cards! Meet comic artist Sam De la Rosa and cosplayers like @Layla.ali.2.rodriguez, @Avera_cosplay, and @Kdiddy3000. The event is Saturday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
General admission tickets are $20, and children under 11 are free as long as they accompanied by an adult purchasing a ticket. Each additional child is $10.
Gaming tickets are $30 and give attendees access to the gaming hall, where they gain all access to card tournaments as well as the regular comic con show.
There are also tiers for VIP tickets with the VIP ticket at $50 and go all the way up to $250 for The Golden Ticket.
Click here to request your tickets in advance.
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Orlando, Florida, August 19-21, DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel at the Entrance to Universal Orlando
Fantasm Orlando is a horror convention featuring guests like Eugene Clark, Shawnee Smith, and Paul St. Peter. Come watch the Shock Reel Film Festival and tons of live music! The event hours are Friday 10 a.m. – 2 a.m., Saturday 9 a.m. – 1 a.m., and Sunday 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
FANTASM offers both VIP and three-day Passes as well as single-day passes.
An individual ticket is $35.
An individual ticket is $40.
An individual ticket is $30.
Three-day passes / VIP passes
An individual weekend pass is $55 plus tax/fee and includes three-day admission. VIP tickets are $120 plus tax/fees and include three-day admission, early access, preferred seating in events, and access to VIP exclusive events.
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Orlando, FLorida, AUgust 20, Holiday inn & Suites
Questcon Orlando is a gathering of tabletop gamers! With experiences like Dungeons & Dragons, Rogue Trader, Star Finder, and more there’s all types of games for all fans. Hours for the event are Saturday 10 a.m. – 10 p.m.
QuestCon offers both general admission and VIP passes.
An individual ticket is $10 plus tax/fee.
VIP passes range from $30 to $50 plus tax/fee and include a QuestCon T-shirt and other perks.
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West Palm Beach, Florida, August 27-28, South Florida Expo Center
Ultracon is a two day comic convention. The event will feature guests like Marty Klebba, John Swasey, and Ernie Reyes Jr. Event hours are Saturday 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Watch this video by Dviaje Travel Blogs to see what Ultracon is like!
Ultracon of South Florida offers day and weekend passes as well as VIP Passes.
The following prices are for online purchases there is a $5 additional cost for all tickets bought at the door. Teen tickets are only available online.
Individual ticket is $25 plus $2.00 in fees. A teen ticket is $15 plus $1.50 in fees.
Individual ticket is $20 plus $2.00 in fees. A teen ticket is $15 plus $1.50 in fees.
Weekend passes / VIP passes
The Weekend pass is $40 plus $3.00 in fees and includes 2-day admission. The VIP pass is $75 plus $3.50 in fees and includes, 1-day admission, and early access to convention (9am).
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