Hello and welcome to August 2022 Can’t Miss Sci-Fi Events. This travel destination guide shares Flashback Weekend Chicago Horror Convention, Emerald City Comic Con and so much more. Read on to explore and discover film makers, celebrity guests, authors, voice actors and all things sci-fi. Let’s travel geek life style!
Flashback Weekend August 5 – 7, 2022
The Flashback Weekend Chicago Horror Convention will take place at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare Chicago. Save the date August 5 – 7, 2022. The costs of a Flashback Weekend Pass to attend Friday, Saturday and Sunday is $75.00. A Flashback Single Day Pass costs $40.00. All photos courtesy of Flashback Weekend Chicago Horror Convention.
Robert Englund, from the Nightmare on Elm Street franchise, has a Q&A panel on Friday August 5, 2022. Visit www.flashbackweekend.com to purchase your phot op, autograph and plan your Freddy experience.
Heather Langenkamp, Amanda Wyss, Lisa Wilcox, Brooke Theiss and more will be at Flashback Weekend. It’s a Nightmare on Elm Street movie series reunion.
Celebrity Guest Toy Newkirk is known for their roles in A different World, Beverly Hills 90210 and a Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master. I told you it was a Nightmare on Elm Street reunion!
Brad Loree, John Graham, Tom Jones Jr and PJ Soles will be a present for an amazing Halloween film franchise reunion! So much amazing spookyness all in one place! Yes, please!
Fan Expo Boston August 12 – 14, 2022
Fan Expo Boston will take place at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center August 12 – 14, 2022. Advanced Single Day Pass costs $37.00. 3 Day Advance Pass costs $89.00. Advanced Premium Package costs $129.00. Buy your pass at www.fanexpohq.com/fanexpoboston. You’ll be glad you did. Photos are courtesy of Fan Expo Boston.
Celebrity guest Ewan McGregor will be at Fan Expo Boston. Need I saw more! Okay, I’ll say a little more. There are decades of movies that Ewan McGregor has been involved in. Trainspotting (1996), Big Fish (2003), Doctor Sleep (2019), name a few of my favorites. Have you not watched Obi-Wan Kenobi (2022)?! Highly recommend.
I smell a theme here. The Four Hobbits: An Unexpected Reunion will be at Fan Expo Boston. Frodo Baggins (Elijah Wood). Samwise Gamgee (Sean Astin). Peregrin Took (Billy Boyd). Meriadoc Brandybuck (Dominic Monaghan). Not all those who wander are lost. Special event packages are now on sale. Find yourself at Fan Expo Boston!
David Tennanat (the Tenth Doctor) and Catherine Tate (Donna Noble) will be traveling to Fan Expo Boston for panels, photographs, autographs and more. Visit with these Dr Who stars and get the scoop on the 60th Anniversary Special! Remember: “Some people live longer in twenty years than others do in eighty!” The 10th Doctor
Emerald City Comic Con August 18 – 21, 2022
Emerald City Comic will take place at the Seattle Convention Center August 18 – 21, 2022. VIP Tickets cost $230.00. SOLD OUT at the time of this post. General Admission 4 Day Tickets cost $130.00 General Admission Single Day Saturday Tickets cost $60.00. 4 Day Digital Tickets cost $15.00. Buy your tickets at www.emeraldcitycomiccon.com. All photos are courtesy of Emerald City Comic Con.
The One and Only Brendan Fraser will be a special celebrity guest for Emerald City Comic Con. Autographs and Photo Ops are available via the ECCC website. Brendan has been a part of so many movies and TV shows. From Dog Fight in 1991 through No Sudden Move in 2021 they have had a busy film and tv series career. I will be wearing my Doom Patrol t-shirt. Represent!
The Red Rising book series consists of – Red Rising, Golden Son, Morning Star, Iron Gold and Dark Age. The series’ author, Pierce Brown, will be at Emerald City Comic Con Friday August 19 and Saturday August 20, 2022 for panels and book signings.
Hale Appleman is best known for his role as King Eliot in TV series The Magicians. The series is currently being shown on Netflix. I highly recommend a weekend binge!
CreepyCon Halloween & Horror Convention August 26 – 28, 2022
CreepyCon Halloween & Horror Convention will take place at the Jacob’s Building in Knoxville, Tennessee August 26 – 28, 2022. A VIP Pass is $100.00 plus fees. 3 Day Passes are $45.00 plus fees. 1 Day Pass is $25.00 plus fees. Purchase passes, view panel schedules and more at www.creepycon.com. Photos are courtesy of CreepyCon.
I ain’t afraid of no ghost! That doesn’t mean I would go hunting for one. Ghost Hunters Chad Morin and Brannon Smith are special celebrity guests at CreepyCon Haloween & Horror Convention. Stop on by and hear all of their favorite things that go bump in the night.
Are Indie Horror films are your weekend binge list? We have you covered. Indie Horror Film Producer Michael Wade Johnson will be a special guest at CreepyCon all three days. Cellar Street, Brimstone Creek Road and Cyclical Effect are several films Michael has on his done did list and will be answering questions!
Amanda has been the voice behind Danganronpa’s Junko Enoshima, Sailor Jupiter, Boruto and so much more. She has also been a part in creating, writing and producing of Ghosts ‘n Stuff Inc. Watch it on YouTube. They will be at the convention all three days.
August 2022 Can’t Miss Events
Thank you for joining me as we explored August 2022 Can’t Miss Events. Together we discovered Flashback Weekend, Emerald City Comic Con and many more. Horror themed conventions are my favorite. Did your favorite August 2022 Can’t Miss Sci-Fi Events? If not, share in the comments. I love to discover new treasures!
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Erin at WonderLesch
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