2022 Spa-Con Comic & Pop Culture Convention | Hot Springs National Park Arkansas

September 23-25

2022 Spa-Con Comic & Pop Culture Convention

Location: Hot Springs Convention Center, 134 Convention Blvd


Spa-Con 6.0 is set for September 23-25, 2022 at the Hot Springs Convention Center. www.spa-con.org

What do Rodger Bumpass, Barry Bostwick, Michelle Harrison, Pam Grier, Veronica Taylor, Sheryl Lee, Shannon Purser, Caitlin Glass, and Christopher Corey have in common? They've all been to Spa-Con! Spa-Con is a pop culture and comic convention at The Hot Springs Convention Center in Hot Springs National Park, Arkansas. Scheduled for its sixth installment September 23-25. This event has EVERYTHING! Panels and workshops with guests , meet and greet and photo opportunities with celebrities, a cosplay contest, incredible artists and vendors, and a list of comic artists and cosplayers from across The United States.

Special Guest Announcement | Spa-Con 6.0!

We are pleased to welcome LORI PETTY, BEAU BILLINGSLEA, and MARK ROLSTON!

Tickets are available at spa-con.org.

VIP Passes $100

Weekend Passes $25

The return of The Spa-Con Showdown Smash Bros Video Game Tournament for Spa-Con 6.0!

Registration opened earlier this week for the Spa-Con Showdown Smash Bros. Video Game Tournament on Saturday, September 24th at The Hot Springs Convention Center. Early Bird Registration is $25 until July 23rd, which includes a Full Weekend Spa-Con pass and a bracket entry. This event is presented by National Park College, The Garland County Library, and Visit Hot Springs.

Register at Spa-con.org/gamers/ or smash.gg/spacon2022

Notgrima Announced as Spa-Con 6.0 Guest!

Notgrima is a Denver-based cosplayer and crafter of 8 years. She has attended several conventions all over the United States, winning craftsmanship or Best in Show awards from their cosplay contests. She specializes in sewing, wig styling, and latex work.

Her ultimate goal for cosplay is not only to showcase her work, but to make everyone feel accepted and loved in the cosplay community by spreading important messages, memes and love in any way she can.

Check out Notgrimas Cosplays here!

Spa-Con 6.0 Schedule

(Schedule subject to change)

Friday, September 23, 2022

6 PM - Opening Ceremonies with a LIVE performance by Bit Brigade!

Bit Brigade performs rock covers of full NES game soundtracks as their gamer speed-runs the game live on stage! Ticket price for the show is included with the purchase of Weekend Passes and VIP Passes to Spa-Con.

Saturday, September 24, 2022

10 AM - Expo Hall Opens

10 AM - Spa-Con Showdown Doors Open

12 PM - Q & A with Lori Petty

12:30 PM - Spa-Con Showdown Final Check In

1 PM - Free Photo Ops with Lori Petty

1 PM - Spa-Con Showdown Smash Ultimate Singles Begins

2 PM - VIP Pass holder Meet and Greet with Lori Petty, Beau Billingslea, and Mark Rolston

3 PM - Q & A with Beau Billingslea

3 PM - Guilty Gear - Strive - (PS4) Begins

7 PM - Cosplay Club

Sunday, September 25, 2022

10 AM - Expo Hall Opens

12 PM - Big Wigs: Advanced Wig Styling with Notgrima

1 PM - Q & A with Mark Rolston

2 PM - VIP Meet and Greet

4 PM - SpaCademy Awards


Spa-Con Vendor Registration now is open for Spa-Con 2022.


Vendor booths are $175 until December 31, 2021 (Early Bird Rate) and $200 after that date.

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