This weekend, MomoCon 2023 promises fun for all ages.
May 25 – 28: MomoCon 2023 Returns, With Guests including Darryl McDaniels from RunDMC, Actress/Songwriter Adassa, and Animator/Producer Don Bluth
When: May 25 – 28, 2023, Thursday 2 p.m. – Sunday 5 p.m.
Where: Georgia World Congress Center (Hall B) & Omni Hotel, Atlanta
What: MomoCon is a multi-genre convention for fans of all ages, celebrating costuming, comics, gaming, music, visual arts and voice acting.
Schedule and Details: www.momocon.com
MomoCon, one of the fastest growing “all ages” conventions in the country, has announced an all-star lineup of guests for the 2023 convention. Fans of anime, American animation, comics and gaming will recognize the featured guests including:
Darryl “DMC” McDaniels – The Grammy winner and legendary rap artist from RUN DMC has taken his passion of comic books into the world of graphic novels. Mark Brooks – Award winning comic illustrator, painter, and designer known for his acclaimed cover artwork on titles such as X-Men, Spider-Man, Fantastic Four, and Avengers as well as interior work on Marvel Comics’ Star Wars Han Solo for which he was nominated for an Eisner Award. He’s currently the cover artist for Immortal X-Men, which won Dragon Con’s Dragon Award for best comic book of 2022.
Adassa – The bilingual Afro-Latin voice actress is best known as playing Dolores in Disney’s “Encanto” but is also a singer and songwriter with performances on songs with Pitbull, Flo Rida, Snoop Dogg, Missy Elliott, and Luis Fonsi.
Don Bluth – The Oscar nominated producer and director is thought of as one of the most prestigious animators in the industry. Bluth has worked on numerous Walt Disney Productions and for 30 years has had his own production studio creating features like Dragon’s Lair, The Land Before Time, Anastasia, and Titan A.E. His current company has worked on movies and video games including one based on Dragon’s Lair.
2 pm Saturday – Official Guinness World Records title attempt for the most people dressed as a Spider-Man from the Spider-Verse.
MomoCon has grown from a 700 person on-campus event to the largest event in the southeastern U.S. for fans of gaming, animation, cosplay, comics and tabletop games. Attendees will enjoy gaming, costuming (cosplay), meeting celebrity voice talent, designers, and writers behind their favorite shows, games, and comics, and browse the huge exhibitor’s hall.
Second largest open game hall in the United States. Open non-stop over the weekend, it spans 300,000+ sq. ft. of arcades, Esports stages, PC and LAN gaming, console tournaments and freeplay, board and card gaming, RPGs, and LARP
More than 90,000 sf dedicated to tabletop games, board games, card games, role playing games and miniatures. Want to learn a new game? Instructors are on hand to teach the hottest new games (and old games too).
300,000 sq. feet for celebrity autographs, vendors, international and indie game developers
Cosplay contests for everything from capturing the spirit of cosplay to best craftsmanship and prop making
Live music performances
Registration: Attendees can register for four-day or single day memberships. Four-day memberships are $85-$95. Single days range from $40 – $55 (kids 9 and under free). Game tournament registration and separate concert tickets are also available. www.MomoCon.com