Comic Con fans, rejoice! The 2017 Niagara Falls Comic Con will be held at the Scotiabank Convention Centre on June 2, 3 and 4, 2017. This annual pop culture event is a huge attraction for fans of comics, arts and movies.
Things to Do at 2017 Niagara Falls Comic Con
Located close to the spectacular waterfalls, the convention centre will witness a convergence of exhibitors, artists, celebrity guests and fans over the three-day period. Tons of activities, and events have been lined up and fans will get to meet and greet their favourites.
- Photo opportunities
- Q & A sessions
- Costumes and cosplay
- Nintendo classic tournaments
- Real Life Peter Griffin and Cecil Grimes Cosplay
These are just some of the major attractions at the Comic Con. Fans can look forward to seeing the celebrity guests, some of whom will be there for the entire three-day duration.
Headliner 2017 Niagara Falls Comic Con Guests
Peter Mayhew of Star Wars fame will attend the Comic Con on all three days. He played Chewbacca and made the character one that people remembered forever. It was so effective that he reprised the same in The Empire Strikes Back (1980), and Return of the Jedi (1983) and Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith (2005) as well as the TV film The Star Wars Holiday Special (1978). His portrayal introduced several generations to the world of Wookies and he continued to play the role in future instalments of the cult film – Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens and the upcoming Episode VIII.
With the NBC Television series I Dream of Jeannie, Barbara Eden became a popular name in showbiz. First launched in 1965, the series ran for five seasons and continues to air on cable. The talented Eden has starred in more than 20 movies. She starred in Always and Forever, a Hallmark channel movie and TV series such as Army Wives and Sabrina: The Teenage Witch as well as more than 50 variety TV shows. Eden will be present at the Comic Con on all three days.
Caleb McLaughlin who essays the role of Lucas Sinclair in the hit Netflix series Stranger Things too will be there for all three days of the Comic Con. The popular science fiction series aired its first season in 2016 to critical and popular acclaim. His interactions with ‘Eleven’ one of the main protagonists is among the several interesting aspects of the supernatural show. 15 year old McLaughlin started his career on Broadway portraying the young Simba in The Lion King. He has acted on some TV shows as well and in all probability will return in Season 2 of Stranger Things.
Recently Announced Niagara Falls Comic Con Guests
- WWE legends Sting, Kevin Nash and others,
- Tara Reid of American Pie fame,
- Robert Englund from A Nightmare on Elm Street
- Seth Gilliam of The Walking Dead are some of the other guests.
- Comic legend Mark Bagley, artist Tom Grummet and several others from the comic world too will be present as well.
So come June 2017, head to the Niagara Falls Comic Con for three days of fun and festivities!
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