Here at The Beat we’ve collected some of the fun conventions taking place over the next week or so, from four day cons spanning 8/15 to 8/18 and 8/19, to one-day Saturday conventions. In addition to basic event info like ticket prices, etc, we’ve also listed some special guests for each con.

Are any of these in your area? Check out the list below!

8/18
Pulpfest

Pulpfest – Pittsburgh, PA – 8/15-8/18

Programing Guests:
– Craig McDonald (The Hector Lassiter Series)
– Roger Alford (The Black Spectre Series)
– Sara Light-Waller (ANCHOR and LANDSCAPE OF DARKNESS )

Ticket Info:
– Full weekend membership to PulpFest 2019 if staying at the DoubleTree – $35.00 (includes free early-bird shopping)
– Full weekend membership to PulpFest 2019 if staying elsewhere: $40.00 (without early-bird shopping)
– Full weekend membership to PulpFest 2019 if staying elsewhere: $70.00 (with early-bird shopping)
– Full weekend membership to PulpFest 2019: $40.00 (available at the door)
– Single-day membership for Friday or Saturday: $20.00
– Single-day membership for Sunday: $10.00 (available only at the door)
– Supporting Membership: $25.00
– Children age 15 and younger, accompanied by an adult, will be admitted for free. However, they must be registered.

8/18
Silicon Valley Comic Con

Silicon Valley Comic Con – San Jose, CA – 8/16-8/18

Special Guests:
– Gary Whitta (The Walking Dead, Mouse Guard)
– Morena Baccarin (Firefly, Deadpool)
– Jason Momoa (Game of Thrones, Aquaman)

Ticket Info:
– 3-Day Pass Adult (ages 13 and up) – $99.00
– 3-Day Pass Child (ages 6-12) – $39.00
– 3-Day Pass Senior Citizen (ages 62 and up) – $90.00
– 3-Day Pass Military (Valid Military ID Required Upon Check In) – $85.00
– Friday Pass Adult (ages 13 and up) – $50.00
– Friday Pass Child (ages 6-12) – $20.00
– Saturday Pass Adult (ages 13 and up) – $50.00
– Saturday Pass Child (ages 6-12) – $20.00
– Sunday Adult Pass (ages 13 and up) – $50.00
– Sunday Pass Child (ages 6-12) – $20.00

8/18
Matsuricon

Matsuricon — Columbus, OH — 8/16-8/18

Special Guests:
–  Caitlin Glass (Fullmetal Alchemist, Ouran High School Host Club)
– Ian Sinclair (Dragon Ball Super, Space Dandy)
– Ray Chase (Anthem, Kingdom Hearts)

Ticket Info:
– Friday Pass – $40.00
-Saturday Pass – $50.00
– Sunday Pass – $30.00
– Full Weekend – $60.00

8/18
Monster-Mania

Monster-Mania — Cherry Hill, NJ — 8/16-8/18

Special Guests:
– Steven Yeun (The Walking Dead, The Twilight Zone)
– Kathy Najimy (Hocus Pocus, Veep)
– Ron Perlman (Hellboy, Blade 2)

Fan Expo Boston

Fan Expo Boston — Boston, MA – 8/16-8/18

Special Guests:
– Ke Huy Quan (Goonies, Indiana Jones)
– Gail Simone (Domino Hotshots, Plastic Man)
– Grey DeLisle-Griffin (Avatar: The Last Airbender, Young Justice)

Ticket Info:
– Friday Adult Pass – $35.00 in advance, $40.00 at door
– Saturday Adult Pass – $50.00 in advance, $60.00 at door
– Sunday Adult Pass – $40.00 in advance, $45.00 at door
– 3 Day Deluxe Pass – $90 in advance, $100 at door
– Child Pass (ages 6-12) – $10 in advance, $10 at door
– Friday Youth (ages 13-17) Pass – $25.00 in advance, $30.00 at door
– Saturday Youth (ages 13-17)  Pass – $35.00 in advance, $40.00 at door
– Sunday Youth (ages 13-17) Pass – $25.00 in advance, $30.00 at door
– Friday Family Pass – $75.00 in advance, $85.00 at door
– Saturday Family Pass – $110.00 in advance, $120.00 at door
– Sunday Family Pass – $85.00 in advance, $95.00 at door

AnimeFest

AnimeFest — Dallas, TX — 8/16-8/19

Guests:
– Hiroyuki Aoyama (From Up on Poppy Hill, Space Dandy)
– Takaaki Yamashita (The Girl Who Leapt Through Time, Summer Wars)
– Tatsuzo Nishita (The Boy and The Beast, The Tale of the Princess Kaguya)

Ticket Info:
– 2019 Adult (Age 13+) Membership – $70.00
– Friday Only Membership – $40.00
– Saturday Only Membership – $50.00
– Sunday Only Membership – $50.00
– Monday Only Membership – $30.00
– Youth Membership – $15.00
– Child Membership – $2.00

8/18
Ani-Medford

Ani-Medford — Medford, OR — 8/17

Special Guests:
– Morgan Berry (Dragon Ball Super, My Hero Academia)
– Bryn Apprill (Date A Live, Noragami)
– Eddie Frierson (Castle in the Sky, Cowboy Bebop)

Ticket Info:
– General Admission (ages 11 and up): $10 online / $15 at the door (cash or card)
– General Admission (ages 10 and under): always FREE
– Family and Friends Pack (4 people ages 11 and up): $35 (available online only)
– **Veterans, active military and first responders are eligible to get free tickets through VetTix.org and 1sttix.org

Creation Lucifer

Creation Lucifer — Los Angeles, CA – 8/17-8/18

Guest Info:
– Tom Ellis (Lucifer Morningstar)
– Lesley-Ann Brandt (Mazikeen)
– D.B. Woodside (Amenadiel)

Ticket Info:
– General Admission Weekend Package – $90.00
– General Admission Saturday – $35.00
– General Admission Sunday – $55.00

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