Catch the Wave

Pennsylvania residents, are you ready for a nostalgia-fueled blast through the past? Well get ready, Retro Con is heading your way on October 14-15, 2017. The convention is taking place at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center on 100 Station Avenue in Oaks, Pennsylvania.

Special guests attending the show include Dirk Benedict (Battlestar Galactica), Dwight Schultz (The A-Team), Rob Paulsen (Animaniacs), Arthur Burghardt (G.I. Joe), James Rolfe (The Angry Video Game Nerd), Mr. Lobo (Cinema Insomnia), Cinema Sickness, former wrestler Eric “The Smoke” Moran, 501st Garrison Carida, The CT-V Mothership, The Finest: A G.I. Joe Costume Club, The Cybertronic Spree, and cosplayer Victoria Avalor. The A-Team van, Jurassic Park JP-18, DeLorean time machine, and Bill and Ted’s phone booth will also be on display at the show.

Not only does Retro Con feature over 200 fully-stocked vendors tables, but The Game is Afoot arcade has returned with a wide assortment of free, playable video games. Attendees can also test their pop culture knowledge at the annual trivia contest, hosted by The Breaux Show. Cosplayers can show off their skills at the costume contest for the chance to win major cash prizes. Fans can also unleash their inner ’80s rocker at Retro Con’s Truly Outrageous Karaoke Contest. Everyone that buys a ticket into Retro Con will also receive a raffle ticket good for a chance at winning raffle prizes.

Retro Con is running Saturday 10 AM to 6 PM and Sunday 9 AM to 4 PM. One-day passes are $20 for Saturday and $15 for Sunday. A weekend pass is available for $25, while children 12 and under are admitted for free.

For more information on the upcoming con, or to purchase tickets, visit retrocons.com.