Live Long and Prosper is what you will be hearing on the strip this weekend. Currently running is the Official Star Trek Convention celebrating the 45th anniversary. The convention started yesterday and will go on at the Rio Suites Hotel till Sunday, August 14th. General admission tickets to the convention are $35 Friday and $40 on Saturday and Sunday, Kids 6 to 12 are $25 daily. Tickets will be on sale at the door, so plan on arriving early.
For those of you that are Trekkies far away you may want to travel light speed to get here and possible meet your favorite character like William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, Sir Patrick Stewart, Brent Spiner, Kate Mulgrew, George Takei, John Choo, Nichelle Nichols, Jonathan Frakes, John De Lancie, Walter Koenig to name a few.
This convention is filled with events such as taking pictures with your favorite Star Trek character, getting their autograph, MONOPOLY®: Star Trek Klingon Edition, exclusive Star Trek celebrity festivities, on stage with Bill & Patrick, Saturday Night Gala celebration, The Star Trek Rat Pack live and singin’, Lunch with the Klingons, watch a free trial at EpixHD.com ‘The Captians’ a film by William Shatner, Music Video Contests, Centerpiece Contests, Panels, Trivia Challenges, Workshops and so much more.
If you’re planning on going tomorrow be in a costume because this Las Vegas convention is trying to break the record of the ‘Most Star Trek Costumes’. The European convention FedCon 2011 broke the record with 691 attendees in costume. So let’s go Trekkies let’s show how Vegas can geek out!
For more information on the convention please check out Creation Entertainment.