Schedule

Our schedule will be updated as more celebrities, creators and vendors join Fandom Fest. Be sure to check back often!

Celebrity Schedule

Rodger Bumpass – Full Weekend
Lori Alan – Full Weekend
Amber Benson – Fri & Sat
Debbie Rochon – Full Weekend
Keith David – Full Weekend
Elden Henson – Full Weekend
Jim Cummings – Full Weekend
& more to be announced!

Events All day, All weekend!

Vendor Hall and Artist Alley
Vendors and artists will be bringing their awesomeness to YOU!

Hollywood Snapshots sponsored by Sassy’s Satellite
Horror & Pop Cultural memorabilia provided by Sassy’s Satellite will live in The Guild Room for your viewing pleasure and photo ops!

Geeks Garage
Take a tour through some of your favorite fandom’s most memorable vehicles in-person on the Main Stage!

The Arcade Arcade
Our Friends at Unbeetable Café will provide an old-fashioned Arcade experience in the middle of Fandom Fest!

Movie Palace
Looking for a place to relax for a few minutes?  Join us in the 3rd floor Addy Theatre where movies, trailers, cartoons, and old TV shows will play all day, every day throughout the festival!

Tabletop Games
From classic to contemporary games – we will have campaigns and free play all weekend long!

Food Trucks and Apostrophe Café
Get your grub on with a variety of food trucks in Stratton Plaza! Don’t forget to hydrate or diedrate – drinks and snacks are available at Apostrophe Café right inside Proctors!

Friday Schedule

Hours 4:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Opening Ceremony 4:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Join Fans from all over as we kick off our First Annual Fandom Fest! 

Panel: Board Game Creation 101 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.

Esports Free Play 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Hosted by Gaming Insomniacs

Fandom Yoga 6:00 – 6:30 p.m.
Everyone needs a chance to stretch their inner Gremlins!  Join us in the 3rd floor dance studio for 30 minutes of relaxation and mindfulness.

Sketch Off! 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Watch Comic Book Artists work their magic LIVE!

The Dragon’s Dungeon 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Deep underground lies a treasure trove of tabletop texts, perfect for your perusal. If you were ever interested in trying out D&D, Pathfinder or Pathfinder II, grab a table full of friends, some character sheets off of the stack and one of the modules off the rack and see what all the fun is about. Click here for more information!

Panel: Why are Fantasy Worlds still Patriarchal and White? 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Fandom Karaoke! 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Get your nerd out and sing your heart out on the Main Stage!

Fandom Trivia 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Test your knowledge of the multi-verses!

Paint and Sip: 8:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Come to a Fandom themed painting party!  Grab a glass of wine or a diet coke and let out your inner artist.

Movie Mania: Action Edition:  8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Title TBD!

After Party Party: 8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Live entertainment by Galactic Empire!

Saturday Schedule

Hours 10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Saturday is jammed packed with activities for all ages! From food trucks, to bounce houses for the little’s to get their wiggles out – there’s something for everyone!

Kid’s Trivia 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
How well do you know your Hogwarts History? What about Pokémon powers? Or Nintendo knowledge? Fandom Fest Trivia: Kids Edition is your place to show off all that you know about all that’s popular! FFT:KE is a family-friendly event for kids of all ages.

Gaming Tournament with Gaming Insomniacs 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Enter Esport competitions hosted by Gaming Insomniacs!

Panel: Cosplay 101 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Explore the world of Cosplay. Come learn the basics!

Panel: The Voices 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Some of the greatest voice actors in the history of the screen will talk about favorite roles, backstage stories, and answer your questions about the world of voice acting!

Cosplay Parade 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Show off your cosplay without the pressure of competition! We will line up and march around the building, leading to the cosplay contest!

Cosplay Contest 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Whether you’ve won contests or it’s your first time dressing up – Fandom Fest is an amazing place to enjoy the art of cosplay! Click here for more information.

Panel: Intro into Comic Books 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
What should I read first? Where should I buy them? Do I have to read them in order?  So many questions!  Special Guests hosts will bring comic books to life for our audiences and help everyone discover the world of comics for themselves.

Panel: Character Development 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Anime Word Fight 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
1 vs. 1 fantasy fights featuring your favorite Anime Characters with twists and turns while you and one other audience member battle it out!

Fandom Yoga 4:00 – 4:30 p.m.
Everyone needs a chance to stretch their inner Gremlins!  Join us in the 3rd floor dance studio for 30 minutes of relaxation and mindfulness.

Panel: 25 Years of Buffy 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
“In Every Generation a Slayer is Born…” Come celebrate 25 years of, hit TV show, Buffy the Vampire Slayer! Hosted by self-certified Buffy fanatic, Jessica Cameris! Join Jess as she dives deep into the Hellmouth with Amber Benson (Tara). Sink your fangs into some behind the scenes stories, ask your burning questions, and hear it all straight from the witch and vampire’s mouth.

Panel: Voices behind SpongeBob SquarePants 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Join Rodger Bumpass and Lori Alan, the voices behind Squidward and Pearl the Whale!

Panel: Chain Mail 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Silversmith Tim Grayson has been crafting hand-made jewelry for nearly 30 years (before getting an MFA from RIT… OMG!) Join Tim as he teaches you how to craft your own chainmail armor and chainmail jewelry. Be sure to stop by his table at Artist Alley and see just how talented he is.

The Dragon’s Dungeon 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Deep underground lies a treasure trove of tabletop texts, perfect for your perusal. If you were ever interested in trying out D&D, Pathfinder or Pathfinder II, grab a table full of friends, some character sheets off of the stack and one of the modules off the rack and see what all the fun is about. Click here for more information!

After Party Party! 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Live entertainment by Cybertronic Spree!
More than meets the eye, The Cybertronic Spree are here on Earth with one critical mission: To party like it’s 1986! This band of Transformers has been brought together by the power of rock ‘n’ roll and they can’t be stopped. Hotrod, Arcee, Rumble, Unicron, Soundwave, Shockwave, Bumblebee and a Quintesson prove they’ve got the power to light your darkest hour.

Dungeons and Drag! 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Join local Drag Queens as they put on a show of fantasy and fun!

Movie Mania: Anime Edition 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Join us for a screening of a popular Anime movie for all ages!

Sunday Schedule

Hours 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Bounce House: All Day
Gotta get the little’s wiggles out?  Get them out to Stratton Plaza for some bounce time

Esports Free Play: All Day
Hosted by Gaming Insomniacs

Paint and Mimosa’s! 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Painting and early morning mimosa’s… need we say more?

Panel: Demonhuntr (18+) 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Creator and writer Tim O’Leary joins us to discuss his LGBTQIA+ TV series Demonhuntr! Tim will give us a preview of the first few episodes before he and Demonhuntr star, Rob Rice, break down the creative process behind writing, filming, and producing this incredible show. (Please note Demonhuntr is intended only for mature audiences. Attendees must be 18 years or older to enter this panel.)

The Dragon’s Dungeon: 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Deep underground lies a treasure trove of tabletop texts, perfect for your perusal. If you were ever interested in trying out D&D, Pathfinder or Pathfinder II, grab a table full of friends, some character sheets off of the stack and one of the modules off the rack and see what all the fun is about. Click here for more information!

Panel: Creative Women in Fandom 12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Fandom Karaoke for KIDS 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Let your future pop star belt it out!

Movie Mania: Kid’s Edition 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Title TBD!

Cosplay Dating Game (18+ only) 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Imagine Tanjiro Kamado falling for Toga Himiko! Reminiscent of our favorite Dating Games shows, bachelors or bachelorettes sit on one side of a curtain while on the other side are 3 contestants hoping to be the “winner” of love. Twist is the participants are in costume and are the character they are dressed as! Hosted by Magical Lee! (this is purely for the amusement and entertainment of the participants and audience. No real dating is involved.)

Closing Ceremony
It’s all over but the clean-up. Join us as we pick raffle winners, celebrate a weekend well spent, and reveal next year’s dates. 

*please note – times and events are subject to change. Check back for our latests updates to the schedule!