Bernthal, Michael Rooker From ‘TWD’ To Attend Fan Extravaganza With
Celebrities, Creators, Exhibitors, Sports Stars And More Set For New
Riverside Location At Basketball City (Pier 36), just north of the
Manhattan Bridge near South Street Seaport
NEW YORK – Experience New York City, differently, as Wizard World brings
together celebrities, creators, sports stars, music, exhibitors, parties
and other attractions at the 2013 Wizard World New York City Experience, June 28-30. Comics legend Stan Lee, “Star Trek: The Next Generation” icon Patrick Stewart and “The Walking Dead” trio of Norman Reedus, Michael Rooker and Jon Bernthal
are the first stars scheduled to attend the extravaganza at Basketball
City (Pier 36) in lower Manhattan, overlooking the iconic Brooklyn
Bridge and Statue of Liberty and steps away from vibrant South Street
“Fans will want to keep the last weekend of June open,” said John Macaluso,
Wizard World CEO. “We have a star-studded affair planned and we are
excited to launch with an early guest list, with more to follow. This
show will have an all new look and feel that encompasses talented
artists, unique shopping opportunities, specialty programming, sports
heroes and much more. It will be a true experience unlike any other for
New York fans.”
Tickets go on sale for this exclusive event,
with limited tickets available, on March 1 at www.wizardworld.com.
Additional guests, special receptions and events, start and end times
and ticket prices will be announced shortly.
Wizard World NYC
Experience will be the fourth of eight events on the 2013 calendar,
which also currently includes shows in Portland, Ore. (Feb. 22-24), St.
Louis (March 22-24), Philadelphia (May 30 – June 2), Chicago (Aug.
8-11), Columbus, Ohio (Sept. 20-22), Nashville, Tenn. (Oct. 18-20) and
Austin, Texas (Nov. 22-24). Wizard World has also scheduled its next
New Orleans date (Feb. 7-9, 2014).
Wizard World events bring
together thousands of fans of all ages to celebrate the best in pop-fi,
pop culture, movies, graphic novels, comics, toys, video gaming, music,
television, sci-fi, gaming, original art, collectibles, contests and
About Wizard World:
World produces Comic Cons and pop culture conventions across North
America that celebrate graphic novels, comic books, movies, TV shows,
gaming, technology, toys and social networking. The events often feature
celebrities from movies and TV, creators, artists and writers, and
events such as premieres, gaming tournaments, panels, workshops, and
The full event schedule can be found at www.wizardworld.com.