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Step into Another World as Resorts World hosts 3rd Annual Winter Con Sci-Fi Convention

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(Queens, NY) – Winter Con is coming! Join Resorts World Casino New York City as it hosts the annual New York Winter Con this weekend. New York’s largest Sci-fi convention and expo will return to Resorts World for its third year this weekend, December 1-3. Sci-fi fans are able to interact with their favorite stars and artists at this beloved annual gathering.

Winter Con features celebrity appearances, life-size interactive displays, a Friday night live Rock n Roll Karaoke with “Kung FOO,” panels and discussions, celebrity q&a’s, Sunday kids Jedi training, and a Sunday kids costume showcase. Winter Con is an action packed weekend for Sci-fans of all ages to enjoy.

This year, Winter Con’s celebrity appearances include two cast reunions. Fans will be able to interact with the cast of Blade Runner at the highly anticipated Blade Runner reunion, featuring Rutger Hauer, Sean Young, William Sanderson, Joanna Cassidy and Kevin Thompson. Buck Rogers fans will also be treated to a cast reunion, featuring Gil Gerard, Erin Gray, Thom Christopher, Felix Silla, and Barbara Luna. Other celebrity guests include Julian Glover from Game of Thrones and Star Wars, Gigi Edgley, from Farscape and Jim Hensons Creature Shop Challenge, Taimak from The Last Dragon, Kathy Najimy from Hocus Locus, Scott Schwartz from The Toy and A Christmas Story, and Terri Garber of North and South.

Attendees will also have the opportunity to meet their favorite artists such as Sean Chen of Wolverine and The Avengers, Billy Tucci of Shi and Sgt. Rock, Bob Camp of Ren and Stimpy, and many more!

Winter Con begins Friday, Dec 1 at 5 p.m. at Resorts World Casino New York City, and continues through the weekend. Tickets are available here. The event is open to the press. 



About Resorts World Casino New York City

Resorts World Casino New York City (RWCNYC) is the only casino in New York City, offering over 10 million guests annually an unparalleled gaming and entertainment experience while generating over $2 billion for the State’s education system since opening in 2011.  RWCNYC is operated by the Genting Group, a global company founded in 1965, operating destination resorts in Malaysia, Singapore, the Philippines, the United Kingdom, the Bahamas, the United States and all four oceans through its Star Cruises, Dream Cruises and Crystal Cruises brands. Genting has more than 50 years of experience in the travel and leisure industry and collectively employs approximately 60,000 people while offering an unparalleled resort experience to over 50 million visitors a year worldwide.