HASBRO UNVEILS A COMPREHENSIVE ENTERTAINMENT PROGRAM FOR THE FIRST HASCON
Recently added special guests including NEW ENGLAND PATRIOT Danny Amendola and online filmmaker Zach King join previously announced guests Mark Wahlberg, Isabela Moner, James Gunn, Stan Lee and many more.
Complete program now available online at https://hascon.hasbro.com/schedule
Participants will have the chance to celebrate their iconic brands with an abundance of entertainment programs. These include behind-the-scenes panels with their brands, larger-than-life games to play, meet and greet with talented HASCON guests and unforgettable brand experiences. Fans of iconic Hasbro franchises including TRANSFORMERS, MY LITTLE PONY, GI JOE, NERF, MAGIC: THE GATHERING, DUNGEONS & DRAGONS and leading partner brands such as MARVEL, STAR WARS and DISNEY PRINCESS will have many ways to experience the joy and power of playing during the three day event.
Fans will have the chance to meet and snap a photo with Zach King, the online filmmaker whose magical and inventive videos have entertained millions of fans across the globe. Along with Zach on stage, there will also be the Internet Personality Action Movie Kid, actor / director and impressionist Jamie Costa, and Internet Make-Up Sensation Charisma Star.
Highlights of HASCON activity include:
New talent, including New England Patriot player Danny Amendola and online filmmaker Zach King
Over 45 individual panels that showcase the breadth of popular Hasbro brands, from comics and toys to TV, movies and games – with select panels featuring distinguished guests such as Mark Wahlberg, Stan Lee, Isabela Moner, Candace Payne and James Gunn, among others
VIP and additional events for attendees interested in a more intimate and engaging fan experience featuring TRANSFORMERS, MY LITTLE PONY, GI JOE, MAGIC: THE GATHERING and top talent such as Mark Wahlberg and Dude Perfect.
Musical performances by award-winning musicians including Flo Rida, Daya and Toys 2 Men by Hasbro
See the latest in VR, gaming, and digital game previews for some of Hasbro’s biggest brands, including TRANSFORMERS, MONOPOLY, and MY LITTLE PONY at HASCON HASCADE
Over 20 one-on-one meet and greet / autograph sessions with talent from HASCON including Daya, Dude Perfect, voices from My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic, Flo Rida, James Gunn, Peter Cullen, Frank Welker, Maddie Ziegler David Ortiz, James White and Suite
IDW Publishing Artist Alley which features the appearance of industry-recognized illustrators, artists and comic designers.
Opportunities for young fans (ages 3-15) to audition for the opportunity to be in a real Hasbro video.
Activities for the youngest Hasbro fans, including PLAY-DOH creative stations, photo ops with costumed characters, and interactive singing with beloved Muppets Elmo and Abby Cadabby of Sesame Street.
Access to merchandise to purchase (including exclusives) at the on-site Hasbro FANmily â¢ store of HASCON from TRANSFORMERS, MY LITTLE PONY, MAGIC: THE GATHERING, MARVEL, STAR WARS and more.
HASCON will bring Hasbro’s most iconic and imaginative brands to life like never before, including TRANSFORMERS, MY LITTLE PONY, NERF, MAGIC: THE GATHERING, PLAY-DOH, MONOPOLY and GI JOE and exceptional partner brands such as BEYBLADE BURST, DREAMWORKS TROLLS and SESAME RUE. Fans will get a glimpse behind the Hasbro curtain during the three days filled with exciting previews and panels of Hasbro’s greatest TV and movie series, including TRANSFORMERS: RESCUE BOTS, LITTLEST PET SHOP and MY LITTLE PONY: FRIENDSHIP IS MAGIC as seen on Hasbro’s joint venture television network, Discovery Family.
To view the full list of HASCON panels, invitees and a general schedule, visit https://hascon.hasbro.com/schedule
HASCON is located in Providence at the Rhode Island Convention Center and Dunkin ‘Donuts Center from September 8-10, 2017. To purchase General Admission and VIP tickets, see full package details and stay up to date on all the latest information on HASCON 2017, please visit http://hascon.hasbro.com
The inaugural HASCON FANmily â¢ event is presented in part by IDW Publishing, Ultra PRO, Discovery Family and Norwegian Airlines.
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