Prepare to geek out. Designer Con is back this weekend! The annual event features collectible toys and designer goods along with urban, underground and pop art. DCon covers more than 70,000 sq. ft. and features over 300 vendors, two art shows, live demos, signings, panels, presentations, random drawings and fun surprises! Meet the designers and artists, and mingle with other fans. Check out a full schedule of events here. Tickets are only, $7 at the door.
Sunday features signings by Ryan Brunty, Stan Manoukian & Brandan Styles, Jason Limon, Chris Ryniak & Amanda Spayd, Jeff Soto, Juan Muniz, Shing Yin Khor & Tim Lee, Kathie Olivas & Brandt Peters. Demos include Smooth-On mold making and casting products, discussion and Q&A on building an independent toy brand, LEGO As An Art Medium,and a discussion on the state of the designer toy industry today. Don’t miss DKE Toys’ Graveyard & Garage Sale for toys with missing boxes, broken piece, smudged, fudged, no arms, vinyl and designer toys all at “Crazy Eddie” discount prices!
Sunday night you are invited to the Galactic Jerkbags Party at The Belmont in LA for a Designer Con after-party starting at 9pm. Drinks specials, awesome food and karaoke. No cover. Ages 21+ Located at 747 N La Cienega blvd (at Sherwood), Los Angeles, CA 90069.
Sunday 10 am – 5 pm
Pasadena Convention Center – Exhibit Hall
300 East Green Street Pasadena, CA 91101
Paid parking is available at the Pasadena Convention Center and several surrounding parking lots including Paseo Colorado directly across from the convention center (parking map).