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Atlanta's annual celebration of all things geek turned 30 this year, drawing an estimated 75,000 fans into downtown over Labor Day weekend. As usual, the cosplay was impressive, the crowds were monstrous, and the people-watching was unparalleled as we wandered the host hotels for some 45 hours over the course of four days.
Atlanta bars, restaurants, hotels, and food trucks are letting loose with some cool geek-themed food and drink in the spirit of the Con, which celebrates its 30th anniversary this year.
Things we welcome: cooler weather and a barrage of family-friendly events. Here's what you can do this month.
Yes, you can watch the cosplayers at Dragon Con. But did you know you can also enter a bagel eating contest? Or chow down on Caribbean fare?
With Dragon Con squarely in our rearview mirror for the year, here's a look at just some of the incredible costumes we found during the four-day convention.
This year’s Dragon Con drew an estimated 70,000 worshipers of geek culture to downtown Atlanta, accompanied by a plethora of impressive costumes, celebrity guests, and of course, street-jamming crowds. So what were the hottest cosplay characters, coolest Easter eggs, and most-welcome surprises?
Count on Labor Day weekend in Atlanta to be hot, crowded, and colorful—in the best ways. The Atlanta Convention & Visitors Bureau estimates some 160,000 people will attend this year’s diverse cocktail of events....