The world famous G-FEST convention will return to the Chicagoland area for its 25th anniversary! G-Fest XXV will run from July 13th to July 15th, at the Crowne Plaza Chicago O’Hare in Rosemont, IL. Get all the details of the fest below.
From The Press Release
North American Godzilla fans will be gathering July 13-15, 2018 at the Crowne Plaza Chicago O’Hare in Rosemont, IL for G-FEST XXV. The special guests for G-FEST XXV are Guests of Honor: Akira Takarada, one of the most recognizable actors associated with the Godzilla series, portraying navy diver Hideto Ogata in the original Godzilla in 1954, and has appeared in numerous other Godzilla and Toho science fiction films to date, Actress Megumi Odaka: best known for her recurring role as the psychic girl Miki Saegusa in the Heisei Godzilla series and Keizo Murase: master prop and monster suit builder of Toho’s iconic golden age monster suits including Varan, Mothra, King Ghidorah, Baragon, Titanosaurus, and many others. In addition special guests Robert Scott Field, who appeared in Godzilla vs. King Ghidorah as android M-11 and JD Lees, Editor and Publisher of G-FAN, North America’s longest-running magazine devoted to Godzilla and other Japanese monsters.
G-FEST XXV will feature panel discussions with the Guests of Honor and Special Guests along with fan movie historians. There will also be a giant dealer’s 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 12th and Kaiju Features on July 13th and 14th including Rampage and Godzilla vs Mothra (1992). 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 www.g-fan.com