Ark-La-Tex Comic Con in Texarkana on Labor Day Weekend
Get your costume ready for the annual Ark-La-Tex Comic Con set for Labor Day weekend in Texarkana. This fun-filled event is a don’t miss for any adult or child who loves to dress up as action heroes or your favorite comic book characters and play games.
Ark-La-Tex Comic Con will feature hard-to-find toys, vintage and modern comics and gaming. So much fun to be had that it takes two days to do it all. This year there will be two actors from The Walking Dead making an appearance. You can share ideas, ask questions, take great photos for memories and so much more with some of the people that make your favorite shows happen. Comic artists, digital animators, writers, and cosplayers will fill the room at comic con.
Activities at Comic Con for Adults and Children:
- Costume Contests
- Art Contests
- Magic the Gathering Tournament
- Hero Clix Tournament
- Yu-Gi-Oh! Tournament
- Dungeons & Dragons Tournament
- Star Wars RPG Tournament
- Black Ops 2 Tournament
- Halo Reach Tournament
- Injustice 2 Tournament
- Tortured Earth Game Demo
- Project Artemis Starship Simulator
Attendees can win door prizes too.
You don’t have to dress up to have good time but to give you incentive to dress up, there will be costume contests with big prizes and cheers from the crowd to the winners.
Different stars will make guest appearances at this event so check back often for updates. One of my favorites from last year will be back. Chris Harrelson plays many different zombie’s on The Walking Dead and he is more than happy to tell you all of the ends and outs of the costume designs and how they made it happen.
Ark-La-Tex Comic Con will be held at the Texarkana Convention Center in Texarkana, Texas on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 2 and 3, from 10AM to 6PM both days.
On Saturday night the Vampire Masquerade Ball will be held at the Texarkana Convention Center from 7PM to midnight with dancing and karaoke. And at 10PM, a reading from the works of Edgar Allan Poe will be held.