Con Nooga Is March 1-3

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Con Nooga, Chattanooga's first and only multi-fandom (multiple genre) convention covering everything from celebrities, artists, authors, film makers, sci-fi, horror, fantasy, anime, comics, paranormal, haunting, costuming, concerts, shows, contests, gaming, console gaming, seminars, workshops, families and fun, will be held March 1-3.

There will also be numerous dealers and exhibitors in the 40,000 square foot exhibitor hall. 

The event will be held at the Chattanooga Choo Choo and the Chattanooga Convention Center and a thousand people are expected to attend. 

Con Nooga's First Annual Parade will be held on Saturday, March 2, at 8:30 a.m. The parade will start at the Chattanooga Choo Choo, travel down Market Street to 13th Street and then over to the Convention Center.  To participate in the parade, contact info@connooga.com prior to Feb. 27 or visit www.ConNooga.com and fill out the parade entry form.

Temeura Morrison and Daniel Logan are coming to Con Nooga.  This will be the only convention other than a “STAR WARS” convention that both have appeared together.  (Father - Jango Fett - Son Boba Fett).

The convention is open to the public.  Tickets are $40 for the entire event, $15 for the exhibit hall only.   

For more information visit www.ConNooga.com. 


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