Gladstone Pop-Con Gladstone Pop-Con

Save the date for Gladstone Pop-Con on 1 April, 2017. 

WHERE: Gladstone PCYC

WHEN: 1 April, 2017

TIME: 10am to 4pm

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Keen to be a stall holder or host a workshop?

Expressions of Interest are sought from those interested in being a stall holder or keen to host a workshop.
Download a Stall holder/Workshop/Bookings/Information form.


What's on at Pop-Con?

Get your costume ready and enter the Gladstone Pop-Con costume competition.  Please ensure that you are familiar with Pop-Con's Weapons Policy prior to considering your costume design.

Prizes are up for grab in categories including Under 11 Years, 12-17 Years, Over 17 Years and Best Family. 
Entrants also have the option to cosplay (character dress and role play) and entertain the crowds with a skit for two minutes or less.

Free lightsaber workshops led by Sons of Obiwan Saber Academy
Learn to wield a lightsaber like the great Jedi masters. Book your place in a free workshop by phoning the Community Advisory Service on 4976 6300. The group will also hold a demonstration on the day and have shirts and lightsabers on sale. 

Free Manga story and art workshops with professional artist and illustrator David Lovegrove
Assisted by a Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) grant, this is a great opportunity for Gladstone Pop-Con attendees and members of the community of all ages to learn skills and tips from an artist who is well respected in his field. Book your place in a free workshop by phoning the Community Advisory Service on 4976 6300.

Live Pac-Man games

Grab a friend and take part in your own live Pac-Man game. Challenge them and choose to wear a Ghost or Pac-Man costume (adult sized or children sized) for free. Snap up biscuits or cherries along the way and see if you can stay alive or catch your competitor before its Game Over.


Watch this space for more event information as it comes to hand.

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Check out the latest on the Gladstone Region Youth Facebook page

Read our media releases:

  • 20 Jul 2016 - Save the date for Gladstone Pop Con on April 1 next year
  • 18 Aug 2016 - Stallholder expressions of interest sought for Gladstone Pop Con 2017
  • 06 Sep 2016 - Appearance of superheroes in Gladstone will be no April Fool's joke
  • 16 Sep 2016 - Youngsters can gain inspiration to make a Gladstone Pop Con costume
  • 07 Feb 2017 - Sons of Obiwan host free lightsaber workshops at Gladstone Pop-Con
  • 10 Feb 2017 - Cartoonist to share Manga techniques in free Pop-Con workshops
  • 13 Feb 2017 - Live Pac-Man challenge to take world of gaming to a different level 
  • 15 Feb 2017 - Apple iwatch prize for best overall costume at Gladstone Pop-Con 
  • 17 Feb 2017 - Lots of opportunities for creative photographs at Gladstone Pop-Con