JACKSONVILLE’S WASABICON RETURNS FOR THE FIFTH YEAR RUNNING!

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Tara Sands - WasabiCon WasabiCon is Jacksonville’s locally known pop culture, fantasy, sci-fi, and gaming convention, and this year it will be held at the Lexington Hotel & Conference Center, Jacksonville Riverwalk branch, located at 1515 Prudential Drive, Jacksonville, Florida. This two-day con will take place on the 22nd of October to the 23rd of October, 2016, commencing each day at 11am, with registration opening at 10am.





In addition to vendors, artists, cosplayers, and all-day tabletop and video gaming, WasabiCon will offer several special attractions for attendees. This includes people such as Sean Schemmel, best-known as the voice of Goku from the iconic anime series, Dragonball Z, who will be on hand all weekend. For fans of Pokémon, Tara Sands, the voice of Bulbasaur from the popular animated series as well as many other notable roles, will also be in attendance. Comic and horror enthusiasts can meet Army of Darkness and Zenescope Entertainment comic book artist, Larry Watts, both days of the convention.

Cosplay - WasabiCon
Also scheduled to appear include the likes of the 1701st Starfleet Uniform Club, the 219th Brain Surgeons / Resident Evil Cosplay Club, Brittani Crawford, Candy Keane, Extra Life Jax, GAAM, Jenna Esposito, MissFushi, Noise Complaint, North Florida Ghostbusters, Pelvic Gaming, Short Box Podcast, as well as the United States Wrestling Alliance.




Sean Schemmel - WasabiCon
Something else you'd might like to know is that WasabiCon will once again be hosting the JAX SMASH ULTIMATE Super Smash Bros. Tournament! For eight weeks leading up to the event, Wasabi's sponsor -- Video Game Rescue -- has held weekly tournaments to determine the eight best Super Smash Bros. players in the Jacksonville area. Come watch these finalists “Settle it in Smash!” and cheer on your favorites on the big screen in the main events room on Sunday afternoon, only at WasabiCon!


What: WasabiCon's Fifth Annual Pop Culture, Comic, and Gaming Convention. 
Where: The Lexington Hotel & Conference Center, Jacksonville Riverwalk branch, located at 1515 Prudential Drive, Jacksonville, Florida.
When: The 22nd of October to the 23rd of October, 2016, commencing each day at 11am, with registration opening at 10am.
How Much: Tickets are available for purchase at the event, and are $25 for Saturday, $20 for Sunday, or $40 for the weekend. Children under 3 years old get in for free and parking is $5 at the venue. You can find the complete event schedule online at WasabiCon.com, or alternatively, please feel free to follow them on their twitter and facebook pages.

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