Amarillo knows how to party when it comes to some of our favorite comics, movies, cosplay, anime and more.  We love our fantasy worlds and we love to celebrate them.  That's why you need to mark your calendar for Ama-Con.  It's is coming back to the Amarillo Civic Center.

 

Louis C. Hochman / New Jersey 101.5

Ama-Con is brought to you by the Friends of the Amarillo Public Library.

WHAT: Ama-Con

WHEN: Saturday, August 5th, 11-7pm & Sunday, August 6th, 12-6pm

WHERE: Amarillo Civic Center - North and South Exhibit Halls and the Regency Room

COST: $5 for a one-day pass, $8 for a 2-day pass

Enjoy vendors from comics to steampunk.

Saturday, August 5th events include:

    • Special Guest, Patrick Rothfuss
    • Lots of kids fun, plus gaming and Cosplay Contests
    • Learn about Comics in the Golden age with R. Cat Conrad
    • Cosplay Panels: Foamsmithing and Frankenstein-ing
    • Panels: "Who Knows What Evil Lurks in the Hearts of Men?" with Patrick Rothfuss, Rachel Caine, and A.G. Howard
    • Free arcade play
    • Magic Gathering Events
    • Dungeon and Dragos
    • Art Show and more!

Don't Miss the Geek Prom 2017 from 7-9pm, attire Cosplay (but not required)

Sunday, August 6th events include:

  • Anime and Comics Cosplay Contest
  • Profession and Amateur Sketch-Offs
  • MarioKart Double Day and Super Smash Bros. Tournaments
  • Lord Zedd's Voice Over 101
  • Top 10 Comic Book Creators
  • Panel: Libraries Change the Workd with Rachel Caine
  • Extreme Cosplay
  • Steampunk Poetry Slam
  • Free arcade play
  • Magic Gathering Events
  • Dungeon and Dragos
  • Art Show and more!

And MUCH MORE!

So many wonderful things involving all your favorite things will be at Ama-Con.

Friends of the Public Library raises funds to help the Friends support Library projects including the Summer Reading Program, ESL Classes, READ to SUCCEED Adult Reading Skills Tutoring, the Amarillo Anime Club for teens, and many other fun and educational projects for kids, teens and adults.