Toy collectors and fans from around the globe will come together in the name of fun, family and toy collecting when the much-loved Ultracon returns to the South Florida Fairgrounds Expo Center from Friday, Aug. 25 through Sunday, Aug. 27.
Marking its 11th year, the sirens will be sounding and lights flashing as the duo from everybody’s favorite 1980s cop show CHiPS headline this year’s Ultracon. Erik Estrada (Frank Poncherello) and Larry Wilcox (Jon Baker) from CHiPS will be joined by a cavalcade of actors, voice actors, artists and toy vendors.
For pro-wrestling fans, appearing at their first ever Ultracon will be WWE Hall of Famer Brutus the Barber Beefcake and former WCW Champion Scott “Big Pappa Pump” Steiner on hand to greet fans and sign autographs.
This year’s Ultracon will also feature Pirates of the Caribbean star Martin Klebba, and longtime fan-favorite from movies like Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, The Last Dragon, Red Sonja (with Arnold Schwarzenegger) and TV’s Sidekicks, Ernie Reyes Jr. And for the nerd in everyone, Brian Tochi from Revenge of the Nerds, Police Academy and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles films will also be joining the Ultracon line up.
And for fans of some of the greatest cartoons of all time, Ultracon will host a reunion of mega-hits like Dragonball Z. Vic Mignogna (Broly), Linda Young (Frieza), Cynthia Cranz (Chi Chi) and many more will meet fans and sign autographs.
It must be fairies if Carlos Alazraqui as Mr. Crocker from Fairly Odd Parents will be there.He is also known as Garcia from Reno 911 and Rocko from Rocko’s Modern Life.
Come meet Elmo, Doc McStuffins, Andy from Toy Story and Muppet designers. Ultracon has something for everyone — fans of the cartoons, comic books and sci-fi series of yesteryear, as well as devotees of the eye-popping modern shows being produced today.
The event offers free parking, and kids 10 and under are free. Tickets and a full list of Ultracon attractions can be found at www.ultraconcity.com.