Wizard World today announced that its New Orleans, Philadelphia, and Portland events scheduled for this month have been postponed due to COVID-19 restrictions.
“The safety of our vendors, guests, and attendees continues to be a priority,” the event’s organizer says. “Notices on the status of additional scheduled Wizard World events will be issued as they become available.”
The conventions were scheduled for January 8-10, January 15-17, and January 29-31, respectively. Fans who purchased general admission or VIP tickets for the original dates may use those for the rescheduled dates.
The new convention dates are as follows:
- Wizard World Philadelphia, November 12-14, 2021(Greater Philadelphia Expo Center)
- Wizard World New Orleans, January 7-9, 2022 (Ernest N. Morial Convention Center)
- Wizard World Portland, January 28-30, 2022 (Oregon Convention Center)
What’s Wizard World?
Wizard World celebrates the best in pop culture: movies, television, gaming, live entertainment, tech, comics, sci-fi, graphic novels, and toys. Topical programming and entertainment takes place at each event with celebrity Q&As, comics-themed sessions, costume contests, movie screenings, and more.
Wizard Brands continues to produce Wizard World Virtual Experiences. Celebrities from fan-favorite TV shows, film franchises, and more conduct group video Q&As, which are available on Twitch, Facebook and YouTube. Wizard Brands has conducted more than 175 of these free sessions to date.