Utah Pride Center Cosplay Brunch and costume contest; Queer Youth Prom this weekend

The Utah Pride Center and the FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention are pleased to announce the 2nd LGBTQ Cosplay Brunch, Friday, April 19, 9-11 a.m. Enjoy a morning of cosplay, meet new friends, and get energized for the first day of FanX Spring Convention at the Salt Lake Convention Center.

If you have not purchased your tickets to FanX yet, your participation and attendance at the brunch will get you a free ticket (for the first 50 people to arrive).

Also, there will be prizes for the best dressed at the brunch! Cosplay contest judging will happen at 10:15 a.m.

Convention Schedule

WHERE: Salt Palace Convention Center, 100 West Temple, Salt Lake City

WHEN: Friday, April 19, 2019

8 AM – Salt Palace opens and Registration begins
10 AM – Vendor Floor opens to VIP & Gold, Panels begin (including General Admission)
11 AM – Vendor Floor opens to General
8 PM – Vendor Floor closes, Last Panels start

Saturday, April 20, 2019

8 AM – Salt Palace opens and Registration begins
9:30 AM – Vendor Floor opens to VIP & Gold
10 AM – Vendor Floor opens to General, Panels begin
7 PM – Vendor Floor closes
8 PM – Last Panels start

This year’s celeb list includes: Zachary Levi and Asher Angel (Shazam);
Clark Gregg, Pom Klementieff, Mike Colter, Tye Sheridan (Marvel); Tom Felton, Warwick Davis, John Cleese (Harry Potter franchise); Tom Ellis and Aimee Garcia (Lucifer); Mark Pellegrino and Samantha Smith (Supernatural); Tyler Hoechlin and Adelaide Kane (Teen Wolf); Billie Piper (Doctor Who); Lynda Carter (Wonder Woman TV series); and many more.

For additional information and to purchase tickets, visit fanxsaltlake.com.

At the conclusion of the convention Saturday, April 20, the 14th Annual UPC Queer Prom, “blasts off” at the Salt Palace (Room 355), 8-11 p.m., for a fabulous evening of glamour, dancing, fun, and community youth ages 14-20. The theme this year is BLAST OFF! – Explore the Gaylaxy. And a photo ID is required for entrance. Additionally, another nearby room will be slated as a “Queer Prom Parents & Caregivers Lounge”.

Tickets are $5 in advance at utahpridecenter.org or $10 at the door.

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