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SPECIAL EVENT | Flower City Comic Con


The 2016 Flower City Comic Con will take place Saturday, April 23, and Sunday, April 24, at Rochester Riverside Convention Center (123 East Main Street). The convention's lineup is packed with special guests, including Karan Ashley and Walter Jones (the Yellow Power Ranger and Black Power Ranger, respectively) and voice actor Jim Cummings (Darkwing Duck, Winnie the Pooh, and Hondo in "Star Wars: The Clone Wars"); as well as cartoonists such as Graham Nolan, Douglas Arthur, and Rob Dumo. The comic con will also give ample photo ops with the 501st Legion of Storm Troopers; a replica of the Tardis from Doctor Who; a replica of KITT, the car from Knight Rider; and folks dressed as the Ghostbusters.

Convention hours are Saturday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Recommended parking is at South Avenue Parking Garage on 39 Stone Street (special event parking is $7 for the day). Admission is $18 on Saturday, $14 on Sunday, and $23 for a weekend pass. Children age 10 and younger get in free with a paid adult ticket (limit two kids per adult, additional kids at half the adult price). All kids under age 13 must be accompanied by an adult. For more information, visit