The City of Chicago is in for a stomping as G-Fest XXIV returns this July! Look for the world famous Godzilla and Giant Monster Convention to return to Rosemont, IL. on July 14-16th. We have the full details on the inside, so read on for all the dirt.
From The Press Release
North American Godzilla fans will be gathering July 14-16, 2017 at the Crowne Plaza Chicago O’Hare in Rosemont, IL for G-FEST XXIV. The special guests for G-FEST XXIV are Guests of Honor: Michiru Oshima, who has three Godzilla films and several popular anime series; Yuji Kaida veteran designer/illustrator of a massive volume of Godzilla and other kaiju related work; director and special effects director Shinji Higuchi who most recently worked on Japanese Academy Award-winning Best Picture, Shin Godzilla; Actor and suit actor of Ultraman Tiga, Dyna, Gaia and Cosmos, among other roles, Ryuki Kitaoka, Shin Godzilla and Attack On Titan Assistant Director, Kazuhiro Nakagawa and Ultraman Orb and Ultraman X the movies director Kiyotaka Taguchi. In addition special guests Robert Scott Field, who appeared in Godzilla vs. King Ghidorah as Android M-11; Tony Isabella is the author of 1000 Comic Books You Must Read as well as an editor and writer at Marvel Comics, DC Comics and many other publishers and JD Lees, Editor and Publisher of G-FAN, North America’s longest running magazine devoted to Godzilla and other Japanese monsters.
G-FEST XXIV will feature panel discussions with the Guests of Honor and Special Guests along with fan movie historians. There will also be a giant dealers room, video game contests, video contests, art contest, modeling contest, costume contest & parade, special programming for young fans and more. Movie screenings will be held at the Pickwick Theater in Park Ridge, Illinois. This year includes the return of the “Double-Double Feature” on July 14th and Kaiju Features on July 15th and 16th including Kong: Skull Island and Shin Godzilla. Additional titles and show times are available at G-FAN.com.
Weekend admission tickets are $45.00 for adults, $25 for youth (15 and under). Daily admission (at the door) is $25.00 for adults, $15.00 for youths. Children 5 and under are admitted FREE. For more information, log onto http://www.g-fan.com.