12+ Reasons to Go to Wizard World Philadelphia ComicCon this Sunday for Kid’s Day

Posted on: June 1st, 2012 by



Sunday, June 3, is “Kids Day” at Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con, with activities designed especially for children all day (10 a.m. – 5 p.m.) at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.  Here’s your list of the top activities happening for the kids and why you are going to want to attend the Comic Con.


  1. Admission for kids 10 and under is FREE with a paid adult (two free kids per adult).
  2. Superhero-themed panel room programming
  3. Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con Passport (all day)
    • Go to the Kids Day booth (No. 613) to pick up a Passport, which will guide you to kid-friendly booths, activities, celebrities and artists.  Kids who earn stamps at each stop will win a prize.
  4. Walnut Street Theatre – Superhero Improv (11 a.m.)
    • Working with a “Superhero theme” participants will take on a superhero persona. Kids will use their superhero power to tackle a specific mission given by the teaching artists.  Limited to the first 30 to sign up!
  5. Superhero Arts and Crafts (noon)
    • This is not an ordinary arts & crafts session, this is specifically made for superheroes! Kids can come join the Justice Twins, Wonder Woman and Supergirl to make their very own superhero mask to wear for the Kids Costume contest.
  6. Kids Costume Contest (1 p.m.)
    • Too cute to resist! It’s like Halloween in June as kids show off their best costumes and win prizes.
  7. Meet the fun Camden Riversharks mascot (all day)
  8. Face painting (all day) – Talented Wizard World face painters have kids as their canvas, with butterflies, kitty whiskers, flowers and more.
  9. Eastern Pennsylvania Youth Soccer (all day) – Learn a little more about the game and how to get on the field as the EPYS celebrates 40 years of promoting youth soccer in the region.
  10. Fun Fan Groups – Meet costumed characters
    • N.Y. Jedi
    • Philadelphia Ghostbusters
    • 501st Legion
    • Mandalorian Mercs.
  11. Kid-friendly celebrities (all day)
    • Peter Mayhew and Melissa Joan Hart will be stamping Passports and saying an extra hello.
    • Kid-friendly artists (all day) – Visit super-talented artists Christine Larsen, Sara Richard, Mark Pingitore and Georgia Ball in Artists Alley for a Passport stamp and maybe a commissioned piece!
  12. Other celebrities include
    • Chris Hemsworth (The Avengers, Thor)
    • Comics legend Stan Lee (creator, “Spider-Man,” “X-Men”)
    • William Shatner (“Star Trek,” “Boston Legal”)
    • Patrick Stewart (“Star Trek: The Next Generation,” X-Men)
    • Scott Bakula (“Star Trek: Enterprise,” “Quantum Leap”)
    • WWE® Superstar CM Punk™
    • Bruce Campbell (Army of Darkness, “Burn Notice”) are scheduled among more than 60 special guests at Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con.


For the best tips on enjoying Comic Con visit our Mom’s Guide to Wizard World Comic Con 2012


Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con, produced by Wizard World, Inc. (WIZD.PK), brings together thousands of fans of all ages and dozens of celebrities and industry professionals to celebrate the best in pop-fi, pop culture, movies, graphic novels, comics, toys, video gaming, television, sci-fi, gaming, original art, collectibles, contests and more.


For more on the event, including hours, celebrities, creators, vendors, VIP and photo opportunities, programming schedules, evening entertainment, autographs, sponsorship and volunteer information and more, visit http://www.wizardworld.com/home-pa.html.

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Jennifer Auer is the hyperlocal mom blogger who runs Jersey Family Fun. From New Jersey, this mom of 3 boys just can’t sit still! Her husband likes to say she’s a work-at-home mom who never stays home. Jennifer started traveling as a child and hasn’t stopped since. Instead of letting her husband and boys slow her down, she brings them along! As her boys transition from tweens to teens there’s still so many places she wants to discover with them both across the U.S. and internationally. She has been a Jersey Girl for 35+ years, and a Jersey Mom for 15+ years and a New Jersey mom blogger for 10 years, although she'd much rather be referred to as an influencer or just by name. She has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a focus on Entrepreneurship from Bryant University in Rhode Island.

2 thoughts on “12+ Reasons to Go to Wizard World Philadelphia ComicCon this Sunday for Kid’s Day

  1. Jessica says:

    Do you by any chance know if the Monster High crew will be there?

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