The Montgomery County Comic & Cosplay Club, a social club of people who are passionate about comics, anime, and cosplay– and everything related to it, are hosting MonkeyCon from 10am-4pm at Bohrer Park (506 S Frederick Ave.) in Gaithersburg on Sunday, August 6th. Tickets are available online for $15 ($5 off with code MONKEY).
Per the event listing, “MonkeyCon is Montgomery County’s Comic Con and is fun for the whole family. Everyone is invited to attend if you’re from Virginia, DC, Maryland, or anywhere! Make sure you come dressed as your favorite superhero or character! MonkeyCon is brought to you by the Montgomery County Comic & Cosplay Club: a social club of people who are passionate about comics, anime, and cosplay – and everything related to it! Not only do members come together at social events and on social media, but they host their annual meeting – Monkey Con – a convention with media screenings, seminars, contests, cosplay, vendors, and more!” MonkeyCon is welcoming the following special guests this year:
• Kitty Monk: YouTube creator focusing on anime, cartoons, and mental health with over 1 million views. Kitty will be running panels/discussions and running a few trivia contests!
• DC Conspiracy: We’ll have 7 members of this group of comic creators based in the metropolitan DC area.
• Superhero Support CAUSEplay: MonkeyCon’s partners in our annual meeting. This group of awesome cosplayers is also a charitable foundation that supports children’s and community causes.
• Old Line Garrison: Members of the national group, the 501st Legion, Old Line Garrison represents the best of Star Wars cosplay in our area.
• Michael Lindenbaum: A podcaster, Twitch streamer, and hockey player from the DC Metro area. He’s the MonkeyCon MC, too.
MonkeyCon will also have three food trucks present at the event. Featured photo courtesy of MonkeyCon.
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