Prepare as Salt Lake Comic Con approaches

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SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (ABC4 News) Salt Lake Comic Con is just days away. Here’s what you need to know to prepare for the big weekend.

Follow the Salt Lake Comic Con Facebook page for our countdown video! We will share a new tip in each video to help you have the best experience at Salt Lake Comic Con!
Wear comfortable shoes. The vendor hall alone is 515,000 square feet. With so much to do and see you will be walking all weekend. 
Hydrate and remember to eat! With so many amazing celebrities, panels, author signings, events and more — it can be hard to remember to take care of yourself. Remember stay fueled so you don’t miss a second of the convention this year
Take Trax. Parking can be difficult and sparse around the convention with so many people attending. The best way to avoid this is to use mass transit to get to the convention
Meet your favorite stars this weekend from fandoms like Back to the Future, Arrow, Daredevil, Doctor Who, Star Trek, Guardians of the Galaxy, Star Wars, Stargate and more!
Attend amazing special events all weekend long at the convention like the Comic Con Bash on Friday night starting at 9:30PM at SKY SLC with Jess Harnell’s Rock Sugar*, Sci-fi Speed Dating*, play board games with some of your favorite authors at Patrick Rothfuss’ Worldbuilders party*, and more. Visit saltlakecomiccon.com/events or visit the Salt Lake Comic Con app to see all the special events happening this weekend.
Purchase tickets now to save from at the door prices! Tickets are selling fast. Do not wait!


Comic Con Bash – Back by popular demand, Salt Lake Comic Con presents Jess Harnell’s Rock Sugar live in concert on Friday, September 22, 2017 at SKY SLC in Downtown Salt Lake City! Don’t miss the opening dance party with DJ Ro before the show. The party begins Friday, September 22, 2017 at 9:30PM


Worldbuilders Party – Join creators from across fantasy and science fiction at Salt Lake Comic Con 2017  for an afternoon of gaming and partying to benefit Worldbuilders, a nonprofit founded by Patrick Rothfuss that helps raise funds to combat poverty in developing countries. Play games with authors, game designers, and special guests. Friday, September 22, 2017 from 4PM to 8PM
Sci-Fi Speed Dating – Do you keep finding yourself on first dates where you have to explain the difference between Marvel and DC? Struggling to find someone who wants to “Anime and chill?” Starting to feel like you’d rather kiss a Wookiee? Well, it’s time to fix all that at Sci-Fi Speed Dating at Salt Lake Comic Con 2017! Meet an entire room full of fellow Geeks in a safe, no-pressure, and fun environment. We provide the icebreakers for you and turn it into a game! All your information is kept private unless there’s a match. MUST BE 18+. Participation is first come, first serve! Happening all weekend long! Check the Salt Lake Comic Con app for times and details.

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