Northwest-Comic-Fest-IIThis year the Comic Fest’s focus is on the Comics and Writers, the life blood of comics and our Pop-Culture. Just like last year, Northwest Comic Fest is more than just Comic Con, emphasizing the physical aspects of pop-culture from performances, tutorials, panels, and more. Of course, we know the importance of gaming, crafts, and cosplay. The Comic Fest provides families, fans, and soon-to-be-fans a place to come together and celebrate what they love. This isn’t a “Comic Con”; this is a celebration of what defines “Comic/Pop/Geek-Culture Fest.” The Event: The goal is provide a genuinely unique opportunity for the community to come together and celebrate the things they love. We are offering live performances and demonstrations, guest panels, vendors and music. Some of the acts we have booked already include: parkour and fencing demonstrations, breakdancing superheroes…and that’s just the beginning! The event schedule is as follows: Fri, August 12th: 3PM – 8PM Vendor/Sponsor/Event Setup Sat, August 13th: 10AM – 6PM (first floor), 10AM – 8PM (second floor) Sun, August 14th: 10AM – 6PM (both floors). The Festival is located at the Salem Convention Center, in downtown Salem. There is ample lodging at the convention center as well as around. On Saturday August 13th, the first floor of the convention will be closed at 6:00 PM, and the second floor of the convention will remain open until 8pm with some fantastic fun things planned and 2nd floor vendors will be able to remain open during this time. • Salem Convention Center • 200 Commercial St SE, Salem