Alien Con: The Very First Convention Devoted To Fans Of History Channel's Ancient Aliens
The truth IS out there, and you can find it this October in Santa Clara, CA at Alien Con, the very first convention devoted to fans of HISTORY’s Ancient Aliens, sci-fi buffs, and pop culture enthusiasts alike! Cosmic-Con®, the event division of Famous Monsters of Filmland magazine, and HISTORY® are teaming up to celebrate all things not of this world, both in science and in pop culture, for three days only on October 28-30, 2016 — Halloween weekend, the perfect time for a close encounter!
Alien Con will boldly go where no convention has gone before. The inaugural event will be held at the Santa Clara Convention Center and feature:
Celebrity sightings, including the creators and stars of ANCIENT ALIENS and your favorite Sci-Fi icons and stars.
Private parties where you can dine and gaze at the stars with the stars.
A costume party devoted to Famous Monsters’ fearless leader Forrest J Ackerman in celebration of his centennial birthday. Forry was the world’s first cosplayer, so bring your best costume in honor of him to win the ultimate prize!
The newest tech in videogames, as well as retro games to spark your nostalgia!
Panels discussing theories explored in Ancient Aliens and other mysteries with leading experts in the fields of science, history and archeology.
Artifacts, artists, autographs, and photo ops with top Sci-Fi celebrities.
Thought-provoking exhibits on alien exploration.
This is no conventional convention!
HISTORY®, now reaching more than 96 million homes, is the leading destination for award-winning series and specials that connect viewers with history in an informative, immersive and entertaining manner across all platforms. The network’s all-original programming slate features a roster of signature series including “Pawn Stars,” “American Pickers,” “The Curse of Oak Island,” “Alone” as well as the hit drama series “Vikings.” The HISTORY website is located at history.com.
About A+E Networks®
A+E Networks®, LLC. is an award-winning, global media content company offering consumers a diverse communications environment ranging from linear channels, websites, gaming, watch apps, educational software; as well as SVOD products, including first-to-market apps such as HISTORY Vault™ and Lifetime Movie Club™. A+E Networks is comprised of A&E®, Lifetime®, History®, LMN®, FYI™, VICELAND™, H2™, Crime + Investigation™, History en Espaňol™, Military History™, Lifetime Real Women®; A+E Studios™, A&E IndieFilms®, A+E Networks International®, A+E Networks Digital® and A+E Networks Consumer Products™. A+E Networks channels and branded programming reach more than 335 million households in over 200 territories and 39 languages. A+E Networks, LLC. is a joint venture of Disney-ABC Television Group and Hearst Corporation.
Cosmic-Con® is the event division of Famous Monsters of Filmland®, the world’s longest running entertainment fan magazine (est. 1958). For years, Famous Monsters has brought fans of sci-fi, horror, fantasy, and pop culture together at events across the United States. Cosmic-Con, officially established in 2012, developed as a natural progression of Famous Monsters as a means to champion, promote, and foster fan gatherings, including the world-renowned San Diego Comic-Con International. The mission of Cosmic-Con is to partner with the biggest names in the entertainment industry to bring audiences experiences that are truly out of this world.
Ancient Aliens, produced by Kevin Burns and Prometheus Entertainment, explores the controversial theory that extraterrestrials have visited Earth for millions of years. From the age of the dinosaurs to ancient Egypt, from early cave drawings to continued mass sightings in the US, each episode in this hit HISTORY series gives historic depth to the questions, speculations, provocative controversies, first-hand accounts and grounded theories surrounding this age old debate. Did intelligent beings from outer space visit Earth thousands of years ago? Watch full episodes of Ancient Aliens online at History.com.
About Famous Monsters
Famous Monsters of Filmland®, founded in 1958, is the only original sci-fi, fantasy, horror, and pop culture fan magazine remaining in circulation today. Famous Monsters influenced an entire generation of monster fans who grew up to become some of Hollywood’s most recognized names: Steven Spielberg, Guillermo del Toro, Peter Jackson, Rick Baker. Today, the magazine enjoys worldwide distribution, and the company has grown to include comic books, designer apparel, an online store, a prominent place at San Diego Comic-Con, a divison for special events, an exclusive chocolate line, licensed guitars, and countless other goodies. To learn more about Famous Monsters, visit famousmonsters.com… or just ask your eccentric neighbor.