Pop culture festival ‘GalaxyCon’ to take place this weekend in Richmond


RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — A three-day festival for fans of pop culture is happening this weekend in Richmond. 

The first ever GalaxyCon Richmond will include celebrity meet-and-greets, Q&As, costume contests, parties, workshops and video game tournaments. 

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Celebrities who are expected to attend include Peter Capaldi, Ralph Macchio, Alice Cooper, John Barrowman, John Wesley Shipp, Ernie Hudson, Barry Bostwick, Robert Hays and Kristin Bauer. 

The festival says they are expecting 15,000 attendees over the three-day span. 

It’s taking place from May 31 to June 2 at the Richmond Convention Center. 

Ticket information and a complete list of celebrities, comic creators and voice actors attending can be found here. 

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