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ValleyCon brings everything pop culture to Fargo

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – ValleyCon is back in action all weekend long at Ramada Fargo. If comic books, action figures, costumes or video games are your thing, the celebration of pop culture is the place for you. On Saturday there will be children’s and adult costume contests with cash prizes on the line and the Fargo Fantastic Film Festival will…

ValleyCon at Fargo Ramada canceled because of Covid-19

FARGO, N.D. – Organizers of ValleyCon have canceled the pop culture convention. It was originally scheduled in conjunction with the Fargo Fantastic Film Festival to be held from October 15th to the 17th. On Facebook, ValleyCon staff says the event will not take place since North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum raised Cass County’s Covid-19 threat level to high, which goes…

ValleyCon Ready for Halloween

The kids were able to show off their favorite characters

FARGO, N.D.- Spiderman, Elsa, Mario, and Superwoman made a special appearance in Fargo as part of ValleyCon’s annual kids’ costume contest. The kids strutted their stuff on the runway, while also answering questions. “We’ve been doing this for about four years, and we’ve been coming here to hang out, we volunteer at some points,” said Aurora and Abby, who were…

Pop Culture Fans Converge at 44th Annual “ValleyCon” in Fargo

The actor who played Flash Gordon in the 1980 movie made an appearance

FARGO, N.D. — People threw on costumes to celebrate all things pop culture at the 44th annual ValleyCon. People can get new comic books, and meet other fans of their favorite shows and characters. This year, people could meet Sam J. Jones, known for playing the title character in the 1980 film Flash Gordon. For the last 44 years, ValleyCon has…

LIVE: 44th ValleyCon Celebrates Pop Culture This Weekend

ValleyCon Takes Over Ramada Inn October 19th-21st

  Tony Tilton with ValleyCon shares what we can expect at this year’s convention. Actor Sam Jones will be in town for a screening of his cult film, Flash Gordon, Thursday, Octobter 18th. There will also best-selling author Claudia Gray. A tribute to Doctor Who and Frankenstein is in the works with Concordia science professor Graeme Wyllie. ValleyCon will also…

Fargo-Moorhead Hosts Eighth Annual ComiCon

more than 30 vendors showed up to the event this year

  FARGO, N.D. — Kids and adults dressed up in their best sci-fi costumes for Fargo-Moorhead’s eighth annual ComiCon. The event featured a videogame room with all kinds of older games from Pacman to newer ones like Assassin’s Creed. More than 40 artists and 30 vendors from all over the Red River Valley were there. Some even included people from places…