Thursday, May 9, 2019

Steampunk Roars Into Parsippany New Jersey May 17-19

COGS Steampunk Expo
C.O.G.S. (Community Organised Gathering of Steampunks) is pleased to announce they are just one week out from their second annual COGS Steampunk Expo, taking place at the Sheraton (the one that looks like a castle!) in Parsippany, New Jersey this May 17th through 19th.

Pro and casual cosplayers, scifi lovers, tabletop gamers, music fans and families seeking a weekend of affordable entertainment will converge to take in the sights, sounds and fanfare available in every corner of this blissfully inclusive event. 

This year's festivities offer something for absolutely everyone. Highlights include:
  • Over 20 Entertainers with dancers, musicians, acrobats, magicians, play actors, singers and storytellers, supported by headlining acts Hvbris Fire Performance Troupe and South East London's Victor and the Bully
  • Makers and Professionals like Thomas Willeford, Aleta Pardalis, Doc Stone and Professor Mark Donnelly sharing their expertise across a number of topics including leather work, tea tasting, costume making and personal defense, among many others!
  • Contests include Cosplay, Facial Hair, Mad Science and Splendid Teapot Racing (they really do love their tea)
  • A Kids Track with science demos, animation tutorials, machine engineering & more
  • A giveaway/contest table from Idle Hands and Dread Central with prizes sponsored by SONY Pictures, Wowwee, Mythical Slyme, Epic Pictures and Core Gaming by Mobile Edge
  • Author readings, a fashion show, a nautical pool party, dance lessons, gaming, beverage tasting of the adult variety, the best costuming you'll see anywhere and enough panels to fill 6 textbooks with information vital for your continued survival
  • Over 55 vendors carrying original art, mechanical creations, props, Victorian inspired clothing, leather works, collectibles, tabletop games, teas, jewelry and some of the most original wares you'll find at any event all year
Tickets are available NOW and at the door day of show. A meager $25 dollars will get you into the event for the entire weekend. Kids 12 and under are FREE! Grab your favorite humans, mark your calendar and come join the fun!

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