William Shatner to Host Star Trek 50th Anniversary Celebration At Inaugural Silicon Valley Comic Con
The original Captain Kirk, William Shatner, has set coordinates for Silicon Valley Comic Con (SVCC), Steve Wozniak’s pop culture and technology expo debuting in March 2016. Tickets are now on sale for the inaugural event, which has added a Friday night opening due to overwhelming interest and support. SVCC will bring top celebrities, film, TV, independent artists, comic books, cosplay, video games, music and technology to the San Jose Convention Center the weekend of March 18-20, 2016.
As the first official details for SVCC to be revealed, William Shatner will host a special 50th anniversary celebration for Star Trek alongside other stars from the acclaimed TV and film series. More information about the celebration and the rest of the special events for SVCC will be released later this fall.
Silicon Valley Comic Con tickets can now be purchased and the official event hotels are now offering special SVCC rates to attendees. There are a variety of ticket and VIP package options for everyone:
Friday (Preview Night) $25.00
KIDS (12 and under)
Friday (Preview Night) $10.00
VIP PACKAGES (Limited Quantities Available)
VIP – $250.00
- VIP entrance
- Priority panel entry
- Fast pass photo op line
- VIP lounge access (private ATM, coat check, snacks)
- Private autograph signing in VIP lounge with one of 2 special guests
VIP PLATINUM – $500.00
VIP Pass package, plus:
- Limited Edition T-shirt
- Line Hopper Pass
- One Ticket to Exclusive Cocktail Reception with Steve Wozniak
VIP DIAMOND – $890.00
VIP Platinum package, plus:
- 3-night stay at partner hotel, the San Jose Marriott, Hilton San Jose, or Hyatt Place, based on availability. Hotel stay taxes and incidentals not included.
With the Woz at the helm, and with help from his many friends, Silicon Valley Comic Con will unite America’s two greatest superheroes: pop culture and technology. Hosted at the San Jose Convention Center, SVCC will feature Hollywood celebrities and technology leaders from movies, TV, and music, as well as consumer electronics, apps, gaming and emerging innovations. Different genres and artists in comics, cosplay, science fiction, fantasy, anime and more will be in the spotlight, while panels, talks, autograph sessions, photo ops, and many more events will give fans a chance to enjoy special experiences with their favorite celebrities and content.
Silicon Valley Comic Con will be held the weekend of March 18-20, 2016 at the San Jose Convention Center.