Parties

FRIDAY:

Brobdingnagian Bards Reunion Rave
Calling all Nagians! Reunion rave concert for the Brobdingnagian Bards! Renaissance faire demigods and filkers extraordinaire, the Brobdingnagian Bards, will reunite for one more glorious show of Celtic clout at Dragon*Con. For nearly a decade, the pantless pair have piped and posed, performed and prosed audiences around the world. Join dynamic divos Marc Gunn and Andrew McKee as they raise their kilts one more time for their Nagian fans. Fri 7PM, International North (Hyatt)

Dragon*Con Furry Meet & Greet
Come join Badwolf and the Georgia Furs for the Dragon*Con Furry Meet & Greet! Furries, come join the fun. Are you Fur-Curious? Come down and ask questions and find out what being a furry is all about! Fursuits, ears, collars, tails, and paws welcome and encouraged! Cash bar. More info, contact Badwolf at 770-365-4378 or check the Georgia Fur’s website. Fri 8PM, 10th Floor (Marriott)

An Evening in Bree
The Tolkien Track party. Fri 8:30PM, Centennial I (Hyatt)

Sherrilyn Kenyon’s Dark Hunters Party
Compete for prizes and a chance to be a character in one of Sherrilyn Kenyon’s upcoming books. The grand prize winner will be featured in her newsletter and on her website. Fri 8:30PM, Int’l South (Hyatt)

Stargate Multiverse Track Party and Charity Event
The SGMT First Annual Track Party is also the first Charity Fundraiser of the weekend. Pick up a Butterfly Gate and help wallpaper the Track Room! Come alone or grab some friends for a costumed green screen GatePic.  Have Pierre Bernard, Jr., sketch your autographed custom portrait.  The Dragon*Con Charity Staff will be on-hand to collect all donations, and all proceeds will benefit the Georgia Chapter of the Lupus Foundation. Fri 8:30PM, Capitol Ballroom (Sheraton)

Hanny & the Mystery of the Voorwerp
The worldwide release of the comic, Hanny and the Mystery of the Voorwerp!  Presented by the Space Track. Music, prize giveaways, dress like a Voorwerp costume (may we suggest something green!?) contest,  and even some space science! Fri 10PM, Crystal Ballroom (Hilton)

Zombie Prom
Miss prom the first time around? Or just disappointed by the lack of an undead horde amidst the streamers? Well here’s your chance to do it all over again! Join the Apocalypse Rising Track, DJ Minkey Doodle, and special guests as we shake, shamble, and creep the night away. Fri 10PM, Peachtree Ballroom (Westin)

SATURDAY:

Super Mega Joint Fark/Reddit Party
Special guest singer-songwriter Marian Call will be playing a set just for us, a funky acoustic all-ages-friendly show featuring humorous and moving original songs, plus some creative and unexpected cover tunes. Come dressed as a Klingon for a kiss from Drew. Sat 1PM, Main Lobby (karaoke stage area) (Hilton)

Shag-themed Party at the Georgia Aquarium
Dragon*Con invites you to celebrate the inaugural appearance of pop icon Shag at this year’s show by joining us for a Shag-themed party at the Georgia Aquarium.  There will be music by the Cemetery Surfers, limbo, and surprises as we swing the night away, Shag-style. Break out your best vintage lounge-wear and join us! $17 in advance; $20 at the door. The Aquarium will have a table set up outside of Convention Registration at the Sheraton for those wishing to pre-register.  Shuttle bus available. Sat 7PM (special appearance by Shag at 9PM), Georgia Aquarium.

The Gather Square
Bring your tambourines and dancing shoes to the Pern Track party—Emerald Rose returns! Sat 8:30PM, Vinings (Hyatt)

Dragon*Con Gathering of Heroes
Come and celebrate with your fellow adventurers at the MMORPG Track party.  Whether you are a Stormtrooper, Dragon Slaying Knight, Klingon Warrior, Pirate, or Superhero, there’s an MMO and a party made just for you. We’ll have two DJs spinning dance music starting at 10:00 and ending “until.” Costumes welcome, but not required. Sat 10PM, Capitol Ballroom (Sheraton)

Last Party on Alderaan
Let’s party like it’s the end of the world at the Star Wars Track party! Sat 10PM, A601-602 (Marriott)

Mighty Fine Shindig
Don your best duds and shine up your boots for the Whedon Universe Track party because we are going to party like its 2499! Sat 10PM, Peachtree Ballroom A-F (Westin)

A Night at the Winespring Inn
The Wheel of Time Track’s annual party.  We’ll have dancing, games, and live performances by the Gypsy Nomads and Pandora Celtica. Sat 10PM, Regency V (Hyatt)

Rainbow Flag Party
Hosted by Outlantacon and the Brit Track, it’s like being at the best dance club with no cover charge! Come celebrate all that is queer in fandom at Dragon*Con’s biggest party, this year even bigger in the Sheraton’s 4000 sq ft Atlanta Ballroom. Plenty of room to get your groove on with a cash bar and light nibbles. The party to be at for the queer geek community and straight allies alike. Sat 10PM, Atlanta (Sheraton).

Star Trek Party
You are cordially invited to attend an evening of deceit, treachery, and murder. A neutral zone dispute has led to a Federation Conference. Sat 10PM, Grand Ballroom A-F (Sheraton).

SUNDAY:

Legend of the Seeker Consuite Party
See the “Sword of Truth” exhibit with fan art and posters inspired by the book series on display. S1 and S2 episode videos will play during the party, plus fan videos. Door prizes/giveaways:

  • Richard’s necklace
  • Legend of the Seeker soundtrack (iTunes redemption code)
  • iTunes cards with Season 1 premiere episodes “Prophecy” and “Destiny”
  • And possibly other small swag

And, of course, food items offered by the awesome Hospitality Suite folks: spice soup, rice, and a venison chili. Plus ice cream! Sun 2PM, Rooms 223/226 (Hyatt).

The Bronze Birthday Bash
Join the Whedon Track in celebrating Tara Maclay’s birthday party at Sunnydale’s only nightclub, The Bronze. Sun 8:30PM, International D (Westin)

The Grand Pirate and Time Travelers Ball
Presented by the Alternate History Track with guests Extraordinary Contraptions, Emerald Rose, Lost Boys (unplugged), Thimblerig Circus, Gypsy Nomads, and DJ Doctor Q. Sun 8:30PM, Peachtree Ballroom (Westin)

Yule Ball
Come in your Hogwarts finery, or whatever you’re currently wearing. We’ll dance the night away and announce the winners of the YA Lit Costume Contest. Sun 8:30PM, Grand Ballroom (Sheraton)

OutWorlders Dragon*Con Party
Come join OutWorlders for their annual Dragon*Con room party and learn about Atlanta’s science fiction, fantasy, and horror fan group that supports and promotes gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender themes within these genres. Sun 9PM, Room 1806 (Hyatt)

Kingdom of Loathing Party
Calling all Accordion Thieves! Show up for the KoL costume contest, stick around for nerdy music, games, and a chance to meet the developers! Show up promptly at 10PM for the costume contest and free food and beverages! Guests over 21 stick around after the costume contest for free booze and gaming and schmoozing with the developers! Sun 10PM, Savannah (Sheraton)

The Last Hurrah! A Dragon*Con 2010 Farewell
Celebrate your 2010 convention experience with a send-off party, Dragon*Con style! Hosted by Chris Gore and featuring music, a cash bar, prizes, and surprises. Sun 10PM, Regency VI-VII (Hyatt)

MONDAY:

Dead Dragon Party
Alas, all good things must come to an end. Join us as we bid farewell to our Pern friends—until next year! Mon 1PM, Vinings (Hyatt)


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