#Trekkies flock to Las Vegas for the Star Trek Convention

LAS VEGAS - Beam me to Las Vegas Scottie because the official Star Trek Convention starts Wednesday, Aug. 2 and goes until Aug. 6.  The convention is being held at the Rio Hotel for the 15th year. 

A record number of celebrities are scheduled to appear, and over 100 are expected throughout the weekend.

Here's the break down:

  • Wednesday is Star Trek Discovery day!  There will be appearances by cast and creatives, plus a sneak peak on props and surprise announcements!!
  • There will be a celebration of the 30th Anniversary of Star Trek:  The Next Generation with cast members
  • There will be rare appearances at the Star Trek Convention with former NASA Astronaut Dr. Mae Jemison.
  • Cosplay Day will be at the convention Saturday.  At Cosplay, about 2000 convention attendees are expected to be dressed in costumes. 

There will also be many events after hours! 

General admission tickets are available in advance at www.creationent.com or the door.  The tickets start at $65 for a single day.

General admission tickets for the Friday Night Star Trek: The Next Generation Reunion Event is $30.
Saturday evening concert tickets are $40. 

Show hours are Wednesday and Thursday, 10:30 a.m.  7:00 p.m., Friday, 10:00 a.m.  7:00 p.m., Saturday, 8:30 a.m.  7:00 p.m. and Sunday, 10:00 a.m.  6:00 p.m. (times are tentative).
 


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