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Don’t Miss List: Our top 5 Atlanta event picks for August

Tens of thousands of nerds take over downtown at Dragon Con, hop in a hot air balloon at Callaway Gardens, and sing your lungs out with Janelle Monáe at the Tabernacle
MomoCon Atlanta

MomoCon Rising: The growing Atlanta anime and gaming convention courts a new, younger fandom

MomoCon started 14 years ago as a tiny event at Georgia Tech. Now the convention draws more than 30,000 attendees and is aimed at a younger audience more focused on anime and video games than its mammoth sister convention, Dragon Con.
Costumes Etc

This is Costumes Etc, Atlanta’s 17,000-square-foot dress-up box

Despite several relocations, the ascendance of Amazon, and the yearly pop-up Halloween superstores, Costumes Etc has been an Atlanta mainstay for more than 25 years. Its formula? A massive inventory (55,000 items) and solid customer service.
What we saw at Dragon Con 2017

What we saw at Dragon Con 2017

This year's Dragon Con brought a whopping 80,000 people to downtown Atlanta, and as usual, the costumes were impressive, the skybridges were jam-packed, and the Peachtree Center food court was chaotic. Here are some of the trends we noticed this year.

Our favorite costumes from Dragon Con 2017

With Dragon Con 2017 behind us, it’s time to look back the wonderfully creative, masterfully sewed, and outright hilarious cosplay. Among this year's costumes: Game of Thrones, Wonder Woman, Luke Cage, Star Wars, Doctor Strange, the Legend of Zelda, and more.

The adorable costumed kids of Dragon Con 2017

After Saturday's annual Dragon Con parade, we talked with some of the convention's youngest costumed heroes, villains, and sidekicks.
Mai Tai

People watching at Dragon Con? Grab a Mai Tai at Trader Vic’s

Atlanta is home to one of just two Trader Vic’s left in the country (there used to be 26), and this location has shaken up more than 45,000 Mai Tais since opening in 1976. Sip among cosplay witches and superheroes; the bar is a major Dragon Con hangout.
Dragon Con

Don’t Miss List: Our top 5 Atlanta event picks for September

Bruno Mars, Future, Mumford & Sons, and Blink-182 at Music Midtown, Dragon Con, and the Decatur Book Festival.
Callaway Gardens Hot Air Balloon Festival

13 things to do during Labor Day weekend in Atlanta

Cosplay all day at Dragon Con, college football at Mercedes-Benz, and the largest independent book festival in the country
Dragon Con 2016 costumes

I choose you! Our favorite costumes from Dragon Con 2016

Now that Dragon Con has gone the way of the old Marriott Marquis carpet for another year, here’s a look at some of the absolutely amazing, creative, and hilarious costumes that adorned its attendees.

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