ATOMACON Returns to North Charleston in November

All Types of Media Arts Convention (ATOMACON), an event focused on sci-fi, fantasy, and science, will return to North Charleston from November 30th until December 2nd at the Hilton Garden Inn near Tanger Mall.

This year’s convention is scheduled to include:

  • Guest of Honor: Star Wars author Jason Fry
  • Artist Guest of Honor: John Hairston, Jr.
  • Special Author Guest: Bestselling author Gail Z. Martin
  • 35 other guest authors, paranormal experts, artists, and filmmaking professionals
  • Charity auction to benefit the Sea Turtle Care Center
  • Costume Contest
  • Vendor Room
  • Concerts from the Dimensional Riffs, Antler Hill, Nefarious Filk Ferrets, Gray Reinhart
  • Over 130 hours of workshops, discussion panels, movie screenings, kid’s activities, and more interactive events.
    • Sanctioned Pokémon Tournaments
    • Discussions
      • Costuming (Cosplay), Fringe Sciences, Science and Technology, Art and Music, Literature, and general Fandom such as Star Trek, Dr. Who, Star Wars, Marvel and DC Universes, and much more
  • Independent Short Film Festival which will feature 20 or more short films in the Sci-fi, Fantasy,
    and Horror genres

The convention’s hours are as follows:

  • Friday, 11/30: 3 pm – Midnight
  • Saturday, 12/1: 10 am – Midnight
  • Sunday, 12/2: 10 am – 3 pm

For more information, visit the official website. The Hilton Garden Inn is located at 45265 International Blvd. in North Charleston.

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