February 22-24, 2019


Call for Entries for Pensacon Short Film Festival

Pensacon is pleased to announce that we are now accepting applications for the 2019 Pensacon Short Film Festival! As an Official Event of the convention, the films chosen for screening at the Short Film Festival will celebrate science fiction, horror, fantasy, comic books, pop culture, and animation. Each Official Selection will be given two weekend… Read more »

Passes available for sale on March 16

Next Friday, both VIP and 3-Day passes go on sale to the general public on our website for 2019! VIP will open for $155 at 9 a.m. CDT and 3-Day will be available at their lowest price of the year – $55 – at 10 a.m. CDT! Pensacon 2019 VIP Experience Benefits: VIP Pass (allows… Read more »

Pensacon 2018 merchandise

Here’s your first look at some of the merchandise that will be available this year! (Designs are not final until printed, and may be subject to change.) There are three merchandise booths this year, located as follows: Third Floor West (near General Admission Entrance) First Floor West (near VIP/Accessibility Entrance) Vendor Floor Booth A8 (near… Read more »

Saturday Morning Cartoons at Pensacon

Who’s excited for Saturday Morning Cartoons this year at Pensacon? Come join us at the Grand Hotel 1st Floor Room A-C at 8 a.m. for some of your favorite animated episodes featuring Pensacon 2018 guests like Michael Bell, Dan Gilvezan, Neil Ross, Ogie Banks and more! Who knows? Maybe some special guests will stop by!… Read more »

Friday Night Game Shows at Pensacon

For the third year in a row, the popular Match Game will return to Pensacon on Friday night at 9:00 pm in the Pensacola Grand Hotel Ballroom, once again hosted by Pensacon founder and CEO Mike Ensley. And this year, he has a new cool really long microphone just like his game show host idol… Read more »

Pensacon @ DragonCon Share Contest

We’ve been packing and planning for our trip to DragonCon, and we’ve decided to run another share contest. Find Pensacon at DragonCon 2017 and you could win a free weekend pass to Pensacon! Rules: Find anything Pensacon-related at DragonCon (postcards, pins, people wearing shirts, a billboard, our ads in the DragonCon program book or gaming… Read more »

Pensacon to host official qualifier for Catan National Championships

Big Gaming Announcement: In 2018, Pensacon will be hosting an official qualifier for the Catan National Championships! Come compete for a trip to the Catan United States Championship at Origins Game Fair. This is your chance to show your skills and win big! The winner of the qualifying tournament will receive a trip (airfare, hotel,… Read more »

2018 vendor applications now open

Applications to participate on the vendor floor at Pensacon 2018 are now open. Please visit our Applications page for details and to download the form. Artist Alley and Writer’s Row will open next month.

Fright Night cast reunion coming to Pensacon 2018

Joining the already announced Chris Sarandon, Pensacon is pleased to welcome for our Fright Night Reunion 2018 the film’s stars, Amanda Bearse, William Ragsdale, Stephen Geoffreys and Jonathan Stark! (August 11, 2017 edit: director Tom Holland will also be joining the reunion!) We’ll be hosting an exclusive screening of the film and Q&A with the… Read more »

Pensacon VIP passes sold out

We are officially sold out on VIP for 2018. Thanks to everyone who purchased! Three day passes will go on sale on April 1 for $55.

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