Lake Count-I-Con (August 2015)

Lake Count-I-Con 2015

Convention Name
Lake Count-I-Con
Convention Website Address
http://www.counticon.com
This convention will take place:
  • over multiple days.
Start Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
08/29/2015
End Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
08/30/2015
About This Convention
Lake Count.I.Con is a pop-culture expo held at the 65,000 square-foot Lake County Fairgrounds Convention Center. The event features over 500 booths and tables of artists, writers, guests, crafters, dealers, and collectors displaying and selling their pop-culture wares. This includes comic books, tabletop games, retro toys, books, video games, costumes, movie memorabilia, and much more.
Also at the event, attendees can play in gaming tournaments, get autographs from celebrity guests, participate in costume contests, learn arts in workshops, listen to guest speakers, learn new tabletop games, and mingle with thousands of other pop-culture fans.
This is a family friendly event that encourages creativity, promotes cultural awareness, and directly benefits small businesses.Event Details:
*Adult and children’s costume (cosplay) contest

*2,000 sqft video game tournament area with 20 HD TVs, consoles, and PC LAN gaming

*80 tables of local and national talent including, artists, authors, and sculptors

*4,000 sqft area for table top gaming tournaments including, Magic the Gathering, NetRunner, WarHammer and others

*2 conference rooms with guest speakers and workshops running all day on both days of the event

*Hundreds of booths featuring local and national businesses selling and trading pop-culture collectibles

*$5 admission for adults

*Free admission for children under 12 and active-duty military

*Get in FREE on Sunday with paid admission on Saturday

The event is created, hosted, and managed by local, Round Lake residents and staffed by volunteers from all over the Lake County area.

www.counticon.com

Venue Name and Address
Lake County Fairgrounds
1060 E Peterson Rd, Grayslake, Illinois 46307
Grayslake, Illinois 46307
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
500
Projected Attendance
10000
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
  • Anime
  • Book Festival
  • Gaming
  • Collectibles
Guests
Ashley Witter, Mark Nelson, Jeff Moy, Philip Moy, Ash Maczko, Josh Blaylock, Mark Landry

Lake Count-I-Con (June 2014)

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Convention Name
Lake Count-I-Con
Convention Website Address
http://www.counticon.com
This convention will take place:
  • over multiple days.
Start Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
06/28/2014
End Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
06/29/2014
About This Convention
Lake County’s biggest Comic, Toy, Game and Art convention.
Description
Lake Count-I-Con is held at the Cultural & Civic Center in Round Lake Beach, Illinois.
It is 8,000 sq ft of comic books, retro toys, original art and table-top games that includes over 100 tables of artists and vendors.

Lake Count-I-Con also offers two gaming rooms that will host a number of workshops, open-play, and tournaments.

Lake Count-I-Con is on Saturday June, 28th and Sunday June, 29th from Noon until 6pm.

Located at the Cultural & Civic Center: 2007 N Civic Center Way, Round Lake Beach, IL 60073

Admission is $3, FREE to children under 12.

Venue Name and Address
Round Lake Beach Cultural & Civic Center
2007 Civic Center Way
Round Lake Beach, Illinois 60073
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
100
Projected Attendance
1000
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Collectibles
Additional Categories
  • Comic Books
  • Gaming
Guests
To Be Announced