Gladstone Regions biggest pop culture event, PopCon, is back and Hulk-sized! 11am-5pm Saturday, 9 September, 2023
11am-5pm Saturday, 9 September, 2023
Show off your cosplay skills, check out the displays, treat yourself at the market stalls and make some new friends.
Up for a challenge? Don’t miss the cosplay competition and parade! Open for all ages.
SUPER HERO MEET & GREET
Come and meet your favourite superheroes from Marvel, DC, Star Wars and more! Take some pictures, ask the hard hitting questions and get inspired for PopCon 2023.
5:30pm-6:30pm, Friday, 8 September
101 Goondoon Street, Gladstone (Outside Council Chambers)
Free event, bookings not required.
COSPLAY COMPETITION AND PARADE
In 2023, PopCon will again hold a Cosplay Competition and Cosplay Parades. PopCon invites Cosplay enthusiasts of all ages to enter the competition and be a part of the parades. There will be two Cosplay Parades – Kids Cosplay Parade and Cosplay Parade. The Cosplay Championship will have four competition categories – Best Skit, Best Prop, Best in Show and Crowd Favourite, with prizes awarded to the winner of each category.
LEGO Legends Competition
In 2023, PopCon will again hold a Lego Legends Competition. PopCon invite Lego enthusiasts of all ages to enter the competition. To be eligible, entrants must enter one of the two categories – Junior Lego Legends (up to 14 years of age)[FULL] or Senior Lego Legends (14+ years). Entrants of both categories will be given two hours to build their winning creation. Creations will be judged by a panel of judges, with the winner receiving the title of PopCon Lego Legend in either the Junior or Senior category. All entrants will win a prize for their efforts.
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- Big Mama's Kitchen
- Dutchies Superwhip
- Lemonade and Churros
- Mema's Kitchen
- Real Aussie Fruit ice-cream
- Ri-Ri's Food Van
- Royal Thai Kitchen
- Wayneo's Aussie Ice-cream
Cash and Card available on the day. Please contact the food vendors directly for information regarding special dietary requirements.