Catch the Wave

The 80th Philly Non-Sports Card Show will be held on May 18-19, 2024, at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center at 100 Station Avenue, Oaks, PA. The event will be held in Hall B, filling a larger space than has been used at previous events.

Trading card artist set to appear at the show include Ted Dastick, Jr., David Gross, Ryan Harris, Joe Simko, and James Warhola. Card manufacturers exhibiting at the show include Cryptozoic Entertainment, Rittenhouse Archives, and SideKick Lab.

Gary Gerani, the author of The Card King Chronicles will be the special media guest. He will discuss the new volume in his book series, which focuses on the 1980s and his work with Topps.

Attendees will be given complimentary promotional trading cards at the show. Those who are at the event on Sunday at 1 PM will get metal card versions of the Garbage Pail Kids show cards featuring art by Neil Camera. Simko will have an official Topps “Hazardous Harley” Garbage Pail Kids card for sale that is limited to 100.

A special dinner will be on Saturday night (those interested should email info@nonsportupdate.com).

“We’re thrilled to celebrate our 80th show with our loyal collectors and enthusiasts,” show promoter Roxanne Toser said. “This milestone event represents a testament to the enduring passion and dedication of the non-sports trading card community.”

The Philly Non-Sports Card Show is open Saturday at 10 AM to 5 PM and Sunday at 10 AM to 3 PM.

Admission is $12 for one day or $20 for both days.

All of the con details are available at phillynon-sportscardshow.com.