NEXUS Con – a fair celebrating everything from video games through to zombie extraction runs – will be held at the Coffs Harbour Racecourse tomorrow from 10am to 5pm.
The organisers say there will be something for everyone and the whole community is invited to come and join in the fun!
Nexus Con is a one-day pop culture convention with a range of activities, panels, competitions and special guests. This fun, affordable and inclusive day radiates the friendly and enthusiastic atmosphere for which anime and comic conventions are known.
Now in its fourth year, Nexus Con has grown to be a significant regional event bringing both economic and social and benefits to the Coffs Harbour area. Approximately 1200 people attended Nexus Con last year from across the Mid North Coast and further afield.
Once the gates open, young people and families can enjoy a range of activities including a Cosplay competition, a children’s costume parade, video game tournaments, tabletop gaming, zombie extraction runs, guest panels, Artist’s Alley, Live Action Role Play (LARP) and much more.
Nexus Con is excited to be hosting a huge list of special guests this year to engage with the fans, including Andy Trieu, Chris Wahl, Mark Sexton, Andi Cosplay, Anh Vu (aka Anya), Scrap Shop Props, Chris Heinicke, Darren Close, Dean Rankine, Anime America and 501st Legion.
There will also be professional gamers, and over 30 stalls to check out, including game sellers, collectables, food and face painting.