Star Trek fans from around the world will be beamed to Las Vegas on August 1 – 5 for the galaxy’s largest annual Official Star Trek Convention. Organizers anticipate that over 15,000 attendees will attend this decade-long Las Vegas tradition at The Rio Suites Hotel.
This Official Star Trek Convention will be highlighted by special presentations including panels, presentations, celebrity guests and a exhibit with costumes and props from the new hit Star Trek television series Star Trek: Discovery.
There will be in-person stage appearances by three Star Trek Captains — William Shatner (classic Star Trek’s Captain Kirk); Jason Isaacs (Star Trek: Discovery’s Captain Gabriel Lorca); and Kate Mulgrew (Star Trek: Voyager’s Captain Janeway).
A salute to the 25th Anniversary of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine will include a special reunion stage appearance of three cast members dressed as their characters Chase Masterson (Leeta), Max Grodenchik (Rom) and Aron Eisenberg (Nog); a special DS9 screening of “Far Beyond Our Stars” followed by a panel with the cast members from this episode; and a special inside look at the upcoming DS9 documentary What We Left Behind: Looking Back at Star Trek: Deep Space Nine with the Co-Directors Dave Zappone and Ira Steven Behr.
Other top starfleet-worthy celebrities set to appear include classic Star Trek’s George Takei (Sulu); Nichelle Nichols (Uhura); Walter Koenig (Chekov); Jeri Ryan (Seven of Nine in Star Trek: Voyager); Brent Spiner (Data from Star Trek: The Next Generation); Rainn Wilson (Harry Mudd from Star Trek: Discovery); Michael Welch (Artim from Star Trek: Insurrection); and many more.
In addition to celebrities, the con will include behind-the-scenes presentations, costume and trivia contests, fan-made music videos, an auction of unique items, and vendors displaying Star Trek and sci-fi collectibles from across the universe.
General admission tickets are available in advance (www.creationent.com) or at the door and start at $50 for a single day. Show hours are Wednesday and Thursday, 10:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m., Friday, 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m., Saturday, 8:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. and Sunday, 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. (times are tentative).
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