Dragon*Con is one of the most popular multi-media, sci-fi, fantasy, comics, art and film conventions in the US. It's been running for 25 years in Atlanta, Georgia. D*C is spread across
5 hotels and runs for 4 days
More info at the Dragon*Con Wiki:
While Comic Con and Dragon*Con are both massive gatherings, Dragon*Con seems to be less commercial and more fan-focused.
Blog post comparing the two:
D*C Registration FAQs:
If we pre-register for D*C after this year's Con finishes (Sep 3) we can get 4 day rego prices at 50% off! That's $60 for 4 days of awesomeness. Win! I've also read that the 5 hotels sell out fast, so we would need to start planning soon if not now :D
2 of us are officially going! We've booked tickets and accom. msg Marissa for details.
Let's go as a small group and take on Dragon*Con!
Who's in? :D
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