Wizard World Expanding To At Least 22 Comic Cons In 2015
Wizard World will expand its nationwide convention schedule to at least 22 events in 2015, [...]
Wizard World will expand its nationwide convention schedule to at least 22 events in 2015, including at least nine new venues. Expanding from the 16 events offered in 2014, Wizard World will add San Jose, Calif.; Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; Cleveland; Raleigh, N.C.; Indianapolis; Las Vegas; Des Moines, Iowa; Madison, Wis.; and Greenville, S.C. to its schedulem with more new and returning cities possibly added in the weeks to come.
Wizard World will also be returning to at least 12 of the 16 cities they visited this years, plus the "Bruce Campbell's Horror Fest" at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Ill., site of Wizard World Chicago Comic Con. Some of the longest running Wizard World conventions that will continue into 2015 include Comic Cons in Chicago (Rosemont, Ill.); Philadelphia; New Orleans; Columbus, Ohio; and Austin, Texas. Newer events in Portland, Ore.; Minneapolis; St. Louis; Sacramento, Calif.; Nashville, Tenn; Richmond, Va.; and Tulsa, Okla. are also slated to return.
"We are excited to bring the Wizard World experience to more fans in more places than ever before in 2015," said John Macaluso, Wizard World CEO. "The new shows this year have been huge successes, and we believe that fans in these additional cities will enjoy our mix of top celebrities, superstar artists and all things pop culture."
The 2015 Wizard World Comic Con schedule to date is as follows (*denotes new show) (all dates and venues subject to change):
- Wizard World New Orleans Comic Con, January 9-11, Ernest N.Morial Convention Center
- Wizard World Portland Comic Con, January 23-25, Oregon Convention Center
- *Wizard World Wisconsin Comic Con, February 6-8, Alliant Energy Center, Madison, Wis.
- *Wizard World Indianapolis Comic Con, February 13-15, Indianapolis Convention Center
- *Wizard World Cleveland Comic Con, February 20-22, Cleveland Convention Center
- *Wizard World Presents Bruce Campbell's Horror Fest, March 6-8, Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, Rosemont, Ill.
- *Wizard World Raleigh Comic Con, March 13-15, Raleigh Convention Center
- *Wizard World Las Vegas Comic Con, April 24-26, Las Vegas Convention Center
- Wizard World Minneapolis Comic Con, May 1-3, Minneapolis Convention Center
- Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con, May 7-10, Pennsylvania Convention Center
- Wizard World St. Louis Comic Con, May 22-24, America's Center
- *Wizard World Greenville Comic Con, May 28-30, TD Convention Center, Greenville, S.C.
- *Wizard World Des Moines Comic Con, June 12-14, Iowa Events Center
- Wizard World Sacramento Comic Con, June 19-21, Sacramento Convention Center
- Wizard World Richmond Comic Con, July 31-August 2, Greater Richmond Convention Center
- Wizard World Chicago Comic Con, August 20-23, Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, Rosemont, Ill.
- *Wizard World San Jose Comic Con, September 4-6, San Jose Convention Center
- Wizard World Columbus Comic Con, September 18-20, Greater Columbus Convention Center, Columbus, Ohio
- Wizard World Nashville Comic Con, September 25-27, Music City Center
- *Wizard World Fort Lauderdale Comic Con, October 2-4, Greater Fort Lauderdale Broward County Convention Center
- Wizard World Tulsa Comic Con, October 23-25, Cox Business Center
- Wizard World Austin Comic Con, October 29-31, Austin Convention Center