MegaCon Tampa Bay is coming!


Last May I got my first chance to be actual credentialed press at an event.back then I had gone as a reporter for so after starting out on my own with FamilyFather I wasn’t sure that my little family blog site would cut it to get in as press for a “con” again. I had a great time at MegaCon Orlando and I’ve got a handful of articles and videos built up now so as the deadline for MegaCon Tampa Bay approached I decided to give it a shot. The media contact at CarmaPR that was so helpful getting me in to the Orlando show with StarWarsReporter was equally glad to consider my solo venture FamilyFather. This time I have a professional camera man to help me and we should get some great footage and pictures. Of course you should expect to see my kids take over an interview or two as well. If you’ve never been to a sci-fi or comic book convention here’s a sneak peek at what you should expect at MegaCon Tampa Bay…

MegaCon™ Tampa Bay, a multi-genre pop culture event, is set to take place at the Tampa Convention Center Friday, October 28 through Sunday, October 30, 2016.

Celebrity guests include…

David Tennant (Doctor Who)

Jessica Jones (Doctor Who)

Billie Piper (Doctor Who)

William Shatner (Star Trek)

Karl Urban (Star Trek)

The convention is set up with a main exhibit hall featuring; signings and photo opportunities, shops of all kind, exhibits, costume contests and more.

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In addition there are ‘break out’ rooms that host workshops for artists, authors and fans. Other rooms hold panel discussions with Q & A sessions.

“MegaCon has a history of bringing the ultimate fan experience to the Orlando area, and we’re excited to bring our multi-genre convention to Tampa Bay,” says Andrew Moyes, Show Director. “MegaCon Tampa Bay will be a family-friendly, action packed three-day event fit for fans of all pop culture categories.”

MegaCon Orlando, the Southeast’s largest comic, sci-fi, horror, anime and gaming convention, welcomed over 100,000 people to the Orange County Convention Center on Memorial Day Weekend 2016. MegaCon Tampa Bay expects to welcome over 30,000 fans to the Tampa Convention Center as well as local vendors, cosplayers and celebrity guests throughout the Halloween weekend.

Three-day weekend passes as well as individual day tickets are now available at at $25. For news, guest announcements and more, please visit

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