Family Hotels in Orlando for MegaCon

Family Hotels in Orlando for MegaCon

Amy Van De Casteele

If you are a fan of comic conventions you will be familiar with MegaCon, one of the largest and most popular of them all. Held in Orlando the convention celebrates multiple genres and has been attracting crowds of thousands ever since its inception in 1993. If you want to include MegaCon in your Florida family holiday plans then look no further than for an unbeatable selection of family hotels in Orlando perfect for attending MegaCon.

At Sea World the Rosen Shingle Creek Hotel is a majestic establishment providing lavish 4 star accommodation as well as easy access to some of the area’s most popular tourist attractions. Also in Sea World the Hilton Grand Vacations Suites on International Drive offers charming 3 star accommodation with all of the must-have amenities at very reasonable rates, while the Rosen Inn At Pointe Orlando is another 3 star hotel boasting well-appointed suites and provides complimentary shuttle bus transfer to Orlando’s famed theme parks.

As usual, the convention will boast its numerous comic-related exhibits and there will be gaming, anime and the return of the annual costume contest. There will also be eight sessions of the highly popular Sci-Fi Speed Dating, giving you the chance to meet and connect with fellow comic book fanatics. Each session lasts between 15- and 25-minutes and will be full of fun and laughter, as well as plenty of science fiction allusions.

Every year MegaCon boasts an exciting programme of special events and a star-studded list of guests. which this year features the likes of Adam Kubert, Billy Tucci and Josh Adams. Taking pride of place on the schedule of special events is the debut of the Cosmos Party on 21 March at the Orange County Convention Center Room. There will be ’celebrity guest hosts‘, costumes and plenty of dancing to a soundtrack provided by DJs Nelson Flux and Evolv3.

Also taking place during MegaCon are meet and greets with John Barrowman and special media guest Jason David Frank, both of which will take place on 22 March. If you love comedy, be sure not to miss your chance to watch the hilarious Geeks of Comedy, and if you’re in the mood for something a little different catch a performance by unique anime and comic-loving tap dance troupe, Noise Complaint.

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