Conapalooza Convention to bring thousands into the Tri-Cities for Pop Culture Convention.
What Is Conapalooza?
Conapalooza is a Pop Culture convention located at the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains in beautiful Kingsport, TN (Meadowview Convention Center). Our goal is to bring something new to the Tri-Cities area. Bringing together fans of Comics, Scifi/Fantasy, Cosplay, Gaming, Horror, and Anime. Conapalooza will have a Movie & TV Cars, Kids Only Programming and workshops, Lots of Contests, Concerts, Live Performances, Music Concerts, Vendor and Artists’ booths. After 9pm we will have adult only programming, and much more.
Conapalooza will be bringing in Celebrity Guest including, Ernie Hudson (Ghostbusters), Austin St. John (Red Power Ranger), Walter Jones (Black Power Ranger), Catherine Sutherland (Pink Power Ranger), David J. Fielding (Zordon, Power Rangers), Michael Carter (Star Wars: Return of the Jedi), Mark Dodson (Star Wars: Return of the Jedi), Paul Blake (Star Wars: A New Hope), Veronica Taylor (Ash of Pokemon), John Anderson (Guardians of the Galaxy), Josh and Kaylie Turner (The Walking Dead), Jonny Fairplay and Tanya Vance (Survior), and Diemon Dave (Youtube).
Conapalooza has partnered with lots of local sponsors including: 2 Dudes Gaming (Elizabethton, TN), Bam Pow! (Kids activities all weekend), Pop Culture (Bristol, TN), Johnson City Community Theatre (JCCT will be preforming a live production of Rocky Horror), Dewayne’s World Comics and Games (Kingsport, TN), US Army (Kingsport Recruiting Office), Tri-Cities Battlegrounds, Geek Mountain, Awesome Pillows (Knoxville, TN), The Blue Post (Elizabethton, TN), Dark Star Films (Bristol, TN), Nerd HQ (Johnson City, TN), Dr. Enuf, Sprint (of Tri-Cities), and All Pro Lighting and Sound (Bristol, TN)