Thursday mid-morning events


Sci-Fi Speed Dating

Are you single and tired of looking for love in Alderaan places? Are you ready to Terminate your single life? Are you ready for the love you deserve, not the love you need? Then give Sci-Fi Speed Dating a try!

Back by popular demand, the crew of “Sci-Fi Speed Dating” and the stars of “Geek Love” on IGN Start are coming to Salt Lake Comic Con 2014. Hosted by the star of “Geek Love” on IGN Start, Ryan Glitch.

Sci-Fi Speed Dating will be held today from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. in Room 251D, then again from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. and from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. LGBTPQ sessions will be held Friday and Saturday from 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

MUST BE 18+ and SINGLE. Participation is first come, first serve! Guys are $20, Ladies & LGBTPQ are free!

To view the event page, click here.

KidCon activities

KidCon will be offering family-friendly activities for all ages on each day of the convention. Here are a few of the big events that will be held on the KidCon stage throughout the afternoon:

2:00 p.m. – Learn to Draw with Kris Cooper

3:00 p.m. – Utah Jazz Bear

4:00 p.m. – Daniel Bishop

5:00 p.m. – Grant Thompson: The King of Random

6:00 p.m. – The Magic of Craig Campbell

7:00 p.m. – My Dog Zeus

Super Hero Training will be held throughout the day in the KidCon area. Among other activities, participants will go over a code of ethics, have several different challenges and learn what it means to be a super hero. When they have completed everything, they will walk away with an official KidCon Super Hero certificate.

Crafting and coloring stations are located in the KidCon area and all supplies will be provided. Take a break and come bring your favorite characters to life!

To visit the KidCon home page and view the rest of the KidCon schedule, click here.


Salt Lake Comic Con Film Festival

The 2nd Annual Salt Lake Comic Con Film Festival will feature some of the latest and greatest in independent film. All screenings will be held at the Gateway Megaplex Theaters (165 So. Rio Grande St. Salt Lake City, UT. 84101), a short walk or TRAX (commuter train) ride from the Salt Palace Convention Center. Salt Lake Comic Con will also provide a shuttle bus for transportation to and from the Gateway Shopping Center. All screenings will be FREE for Salt Lake Comic Con attendees. Please make sure you are wearing your Salt Lake Comic Con wristband.

Here is today’s Film Festival schedule:

3:00 p.m. – Black Tiger: Hunter Hunted (Action/Superhero)
3:30 p.m. The Hitman’s Progeny (Action/Thriller)
3:40 p.m. The Within (Action/Science Fiction)
4:00 p.m. Orion Command (Comedy/Science Fiction)
4:30 p.m. Sold Out (Comedy/Fantasy)
5:00 p.m. Chasing Moonflowers (Horror/Suspense)
5:30 p.m. The Slendering (Horror)
5:45 p.m. The Rake (Horror)
6:00 p.m. Darker Side of the Moon (Alternate Reality)
6:30 p.m. Emma’s Quest (Fantasy)
6:40 p.m. The Last Case (Mystery/Film Noir)
7:00 p.m.  Lloyd Alexander (Documentary)
9:00 p.m. L.A. Slasher (Comedy/Fantasy/Crime) Special Advanced Screening

To view the event page, click here.

Comic Con Bash

While the Comic Con Bash may not be until tomorrow night, it’s never too soon to pre-order your ticket and get ready to party! Join your favorite Comic Con celebrities on Friday, September 5, for the party of the year. We’re joining together to help raise funds for the Millie’s Princess Foundation, a local charity that helps families with children fighting cancer.

Amplify Aerial Band is performing and DJ Jarvicious will be spinning.

General admission includes the live band and entertainment. VIP (extremely limited numbers!) includes admission into the exclusive celebrity VIP area where you may rub elbows with your favorite Comic Con stars, and enjoy food and entertainment!


  • Event starts at 8:00 p.m.
  • Salt Palace West Entrance
  • Cash Bar available with ID
  • Dress to impress or cosplay
  • Ages 18 and up


  • $5 of every ticket goes to benefit Millie’s Princess Foundation for Childhood Cancer Awareness
  • General Admission Pre-Sale – $30
  • General Admission at the door – $35
  • VIP Pre-Sale – $100

To view the event page, click here.

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