Posts tagged with "Dragon Con"

(PHOTOS) – 2015 Dragon Con parade

Posted by September 6, 2015

Each Labor Day weekend Atlanta transforms into a mecca for all things Geek. Whether its comics, fantasy, sci-fi, horror, video games, anime or some combination therein, Dragon Con has something for everyone. And that something includes the annual parade. Tens of thousands of people line the streets around the convention as thousands of participants march, dressed […]

(PHOTOS) – Dragon Con 2015

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt September 5, 2015

This story has been updated.  Some of our readers are at Dragon Con today and sending us photos from the parade and other festivities. The annual science fiction/fantasy/pop culture event is a huge draw, bringing thousands to downtown Atlanta over Labor Day weekend. Reader Lori Leary sent in these photos from the staging area for […]

Dragon Con – Day 3

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt August 31, 2014

Phew. Last night was the pinnacle of con craziness. The Marriott was just jam-packed bum-to-elbow with cosplayers and their geeky paparazzi. We had a friend who was staying there who got us access to the pool area, which afforded us a moment to breathe. Someone dressed like Deadpool stripped down to everything except his underwear […]

Dragon Con: Day 1

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt August 29, 2014

Good morning, Dragon Con. While everything officially starts today, people began picking up their badges, crowding the elevators and mingling in the various hotels on Thursday. I just want to say: I don’t know what they’ve done differently with the pre-registration line this year, but please keep doing it. I was in an out of […]

Things to Avoid at Dragon Con this year

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt August 28, 2014

Like a junkie to his demons, I simply can ot resist the siren song of Dragon Con. It calls to me from some alternate history, where mankind has invented spaceships that somehow still use land line telephones and all the characters inexplicably have British accents. But listen well, my nerdy brothers and sisters. Many dangers […]

More than 800,000 people in ATL this weekend

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt August 28, 2014

Get ready. Labor Day Weekend in Atlanta is finally here, and it’s going to be nuts. Atlanta Police are expecting an extra 800,000 people to visit Atlanta this weekend to participate in a ton of events. Here’s the “partial list” provided by APD: • Chick-Fil-A Game Fan Fare, Thursday, Georgia World Congress Center, 2-6 pm […]

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