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MEGACON Orlando 2024: The Ultimate Fan Guide 

MEGACON Orlando 2024: The Ultimate Fan Guide 

By: Brianna Plato

Are you ready for the ultimate pop culture convention? MegaCon Orlando 2024 is just around the corner, and it’s time to gear up for an unforgettable experience! 

From February 1 – 4, 2024, the Orange County Convention Center will transform into the epicenter of all things fandom.

The Orange County Convention Center, where MegaCon will be held.

Conveniently located in the heart of Orlando, this sprawling venue offers ample space for the action-packed activities and star-studded panels that await. 

Whether you’re a seasoned cosplayer, a devoted fan, or looking to dive into the vibrant world of comics, movies, TV shows, and more, this guide will ensure you make the most of your time at this epic event. 

Planning A Seamless Visit 

To kickstart your journey, plan ahead! Booking your accommodation early can alleviate any unnecessary stress leading up to the event. 

For a room that is comfortable and close by, stay at Rosen Plaza on International Drive. The luxurious hotel is a short walk from the OCCC and is an official partner hotel with MegaCon Orlando. 

Now that you have lodging, prepare for an adventure! With the number of attractions and fans bustling around, it’s crucial to plan your itinerary and make the most of your time. 

MegaCon is vast, and navigating it efficiently is key. Upon arrival, grab a map and schedule to plot out your must-see panels, autograph sessions, and exhibitor booths. 

Alternatively, you can download the official MegaCon mobile app to help you navigate it easily.  

It’s also easy to forget the basics – stay hydrated and fuel up at the various food vendors and water stations scattered throughout the convention. 

Keeping your energy levels up is crucial for an enjoyable and memorable experience. 

Action-Packed Event 

MegaCon is a celebration that unites fans from all corners of the world.  

Cosplay is a massive part of the experience. Dress up as your favorite character and join the spectacle! 

A cosplayer at MegaCon dressed up as "Moon Knight" from Marvel.

Remember, comfort is key, so wear suitable shoes and consider the Florida weather while crafting your cosplay masterpiece – and don’t forget to strike a pose for the countless photo opportunities! 

Aside from indulging in the art of cosplay, you can also spoil your inner collector in the marketplace. Explore aisles of comics, merchandise, exclusive collectibles, and art from both established and emerging artists.  

Guests can also take advantage of the vast community of like-minded individuals. Attend meetups, join discussions, and connect with fellow fans who share passions or interests.  

Celebrity Guest Panels 

One of the biggest highlights of the convention is the star-studded panels and celebrity appearances. Get ready to hear behind-the-scenes stories, industry insights, and maybe even snag an autograph or a selfie with your beloved actors, writers, and artists. 

Last year, MegaCon saw guest appearances from stars such as Star Wars’ Hayden Christensen and DC Comic’s Zachary Levi. 

The celebrity lineup for 2024 has been fully announced, with big names like Finn Wolfhard and Gaten Matarazzo from Stranger Things, and Marvel Studios’ Paul Bettany, who plays Vision in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. 

Marvel comics, which Vision appears in. You can meet Vision's actor, Paul Bettany, at MegaCon 2024

 You can visit the MegaCon website for the extensive list of guest appearances.  

Make Your Stay Mega at Rosen Plaza 

Stay at Rosen Plaza and have all your convention needs met. You can find our hotel in its prime location on International Drive where you’ll be minutes from our famed attractions and theme parks, as well as connected to the Orange County Convention Center. 

From riveting panels to exhilarating cosplay, MegaCon 2024 promises an unforgettable experience. Remember to arrive with a plan, embrace the community, and immerse yourself in the endless array of activities. 

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