Special Events

Besides our regular fantastic lineup of panels, question and answer sessions we have some extra special events that you won’t want to miss.


Friday evening we have a very Special writers event held by Engen books “How to write commercially viable fiction”.Our friends at Engen books are the leaders in publishing and you’re guaranteed to learn a lot from them.

Atlanticon Annual Film Festival – Enjoy short Sci-fi, horror and fantasy films from all over the world.

New Product launch – A local company is making plans to launch a great new product at our convention on Friday evening, be sure not to miss this.


Doctor Who afternoon high tea – Enjoy  English high tea while watching a very special episode of our favourite time traveller.

Desert with the stars- Saturday evening  Mingle with our stars and special guests while enjoying some delicious drinks and desserts.

Cantina – Join our emcee fat Apollo for an evening of musical acts, open mic and just all-out fun on the stage.

Anime Lounge – Join other Anime fans as you take in an evening of anime videos and events. 

Harry Potter Grand social – Dress up as your favourite Harry Potter character and enjoy this evening of music, videos and everything in the world of Harry Potter.


Breakfast with the Pirates – On Sunday morning enjoy a breakfast with our crew of Pirates, but watch out they love to steal your pancakes.

Lightsaber training- that’s right learn the basic techniques of lightsaber training from our local expert.

Saturday and Sunday Film Making workshop – Saturday’s workshop will be a short film script break down for shot lists and storyboard. Overview of audio and camera techniques will be also highlighted.

Participants will be encouraged to shoot a 2-3 min film around the convention using the described techniques.

Sunday’s workshop will review participants’ short films with discussion and a Q & A session on the industry.

These are just a few magnificent events we have planed for Atlanticon sept 23 to 25 2022.Keep checking back for more updates. Some events will be an additional charge to the admission fee so please keep watching for updates.