Come to Wizard World at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont July 24-27, and stay at the nearby and affordable Elk Grove Chicago Hotel!
Wizard World is basically a geek convention on steroids. There will be tons of celebrities, halls and halls of exhibitors, autograph and photo opportunities, and food! Gene Simmons will perform a solo concert, there will be a Cosplay Contest, an Artists Alley, a Kids Costume Contest, and voice performers. Enjoy the Kids Area, pop music galore, video gaming, and workshops on all things pop!
Partial list of exhibitors: Horror Show Jack Productions (fake teeth), Doo Dilly Designs (clocks, jewelry), Juice Studios (skateboards), Fine Comic Collectibles, Loot Maker (leather goods for geeks), Choice Collectibles (animation art cells), 7th Dimension (toys), Case Crusaders (geeky cell phone cases), Brazen Monkey (photos), and the list goes on and on.
Celebrities: Barry Bostwick, Lou Ferrigno, Kevin Sorbo, Elizabeth Olsen, John Cusack, Dean Cain, Kevin Conroy, storyboard artist Steph Stanga, comic designer Zak Atkinson, artist and inker Jeremy Clark, writer Victor Dandridge, Writer Dirk Manning, artist Stephanie Quinn, writer Rick Goldschmidt,
The Donald E. Stephens Convention Center is located at 5555 North River Road in Rosemont. For tickets and full schedules, go online to http://wizardworld.com/tickets and follow the prompts.
The Elk Grove Chicago Hotel, located just minutes away from the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, offers affordable, comfortable rooms with amenities such as an indoor swimming pool and free Wi-Fi. Our local shuttle can take you to Woodfield Mall, Allstate Arena, and O’Hare Field. Ask about our popular Park, Stay and Fly special rates!