Anime, video games, cosplayers, and comics creator sessions, adult and kids costume contests and more highlight the programming offerings at Wizard World Comic Con St. Louis, February 2 through 4 at America’s Center. Most programming is included as part of the standard event admission and is in addition to the live entertainment options (dancing, music, etc.) all weekend. You do not want to miss this years’ entertainment.

Q&A sessions with standout celebrities Stan Lee (Marvel CEO Emeritus),

John Barrowman (“Torchwood,” “Doctor Who”), Sebastian Stan (“The Vampire Diaries”), Bonnie Wright (“Harry Potter” franchise), James Frain (“Gotham”), James Marsters (“Buffy the Vampire Slayer”), Michael Rosenbaum (“Smallville,” “The Justice League”) and Lucy Davis (“Wonder Woman”), a group session with the Lord of the Rings trio of Sean Bean, Sean Astin, and Billy Boyd.

Kids programming is for all three days, including story time, face painting, puppet shows, dance parties, magic, learn to draw. Kids 10 and under are free every day with paid adult.

World-famous Wizard World Comic Con Adult Costume Contest is Saturday at 7 p.m. and Kids Costume Contests on Saturday and Sunday at 2 p.m. Cosplay Workshops (Cosplay Photography And Posing, Sculpting, Foam Building, Resin Casting, Pokemon), require additional tickets.

Do not forget Wizard World will be showing huge trailers all weekend long. Some that might not have been seen by you or exclusive to the con.

A full list of Wizard World Comic Con St. Louis programming is available online here.

Wizard World Comic Con events bring together thousands of fans of all ages to celebrate the best in pop culture: movies, television, gaming, live entertainment, comics, sci-fi, graphic novels, toys, original art, collectibles, contests and more. The second event scheduled on the 2018 Wizard World calendar, St. Louis show hours are February 2 from 4 to 9 p.m.; February 3 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., and  February 4 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

2018 Wizard World tickets here.