Collect-A-Con will roll into southern California this weekend with two days of fun, celebrities and lots and lots and lots of collectibles.
Known as the “Nation’s Largest Trading Card, Anime and Pop Culture Convention,” the event takes place between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Aug. 20 and 21 at the Long Beach Convention Center.
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Those in attendance can peruse the booth’s of more than 500 vendors specializing in everything from sports cards, comic books and vintage toys to Funko, Pokemon and Magic: The Gathering – and so much more.
Among the sponsors are PSA, who will be in attendance offering on-site Funko Pop! encapsulation.
The event will feature close to 30 special guests ranging from influencers such as Dr. Applesauce (See the PPG Anti-Fake Coalition) to the voice of Goku Sean Schemmel and hip hop artist Vanilla Ice, to name a few.
The Lineup –
- Vanilla Ice (Main Stage)
- TMNT (Main Stage)
- Sean Schemmel (Voice of Goku)
- Bryce Papenbrook (Demon Slayer, Attack on Titan)
- Cristina Vee (Sailor Mars)
- Dan Green (Mewtwo, Knuckles)
- Eric Stuart (Squirtle, Yu-Gi-Oh)
- Erica Schroeder (Eeevee, Monkey D. Luffy)
- Sarah Natochenny (Pokemon, Stay Puft)
- Roger Craig Smith (Sonic, Batman)
- Colleen O’Shaughnessey (Tails)
- Cherami Leigh (Cyberpunk 2077, Fairy Tail)
- Charles Martinet (Mario, Luigi, Wario)
- Chumlee (Pawn Stars)
- David Lodge (Power Rangers)
- Ricco Fajardo (Dragon Ball, My Hero Academia)
- Mela Lee (Fire Emblem, Mortal Kombat)
- Lauren Landa (Sailor Neptune, Attack on Titan)
- Walter E. Jones (Original Black Power Ranger)
- Austin St. John (Original Red Power Ranger)
- Gary Haase (King Pokemon)
- Jason Paige (Pokemon Theme Song)
- Dr. Applesauce (Influencer)
- Goat Breakers (Influencer)
- NotShivam (Influencer)
- The PokeJew (Influencer)
- MetalcOre (Influencer)
The stop in Long Beach is the fourth of the six-event tour, which concludes with Kansas City (Sept. 17-18) and Denver (Oct. 15-16). Previous conventions were held in Orlando, Dallas-Fort Worth and Charlotte.
Tickets cost $30 for general admission on Saturday and $25 for Sunday. Two-day passes cost $45. Purchase yours here!