We are having our free After Party featuring both bowling & karaoke on Saturday night (June 10) at the Holiday Bowl in Altoona from 9:00 pm to 2:00 am.
181 Bowling Lane
Altoona, PA 16601
9:00 pm – 2:00 am
Special Bowling Rates:
Only $20 per lane per hour.
Up to 6 people per lane
(as low as $3.33 per person for an hour)
FREE SHOE RENTALS!
Prices for Autographs, Professional Photo Ops, Table Selfies, and/or Voice/Video Messages (if applicable) are listed below.
You will purchase your autographs or selfies at the celebrity guest(s) table on the day of the show.
You will purchase your photo op tickets at Photo Op booth (next to celebrity guest alley) on the day of the show.
You are permitted to take photographs of the Celebrity Guests when they are signing an autograph.
No cell phone pictures permitted at the Professional Photo Op Booth.
$10 for each additional 8x10 print. $10 for emailed digital copy.
Professional Photo Ops will be taken at the Photo Op Area in the lower level vendor Hall.
You can buy your Photo Op Tickets at the booth taking the Photo Ops.
Sci-Fi Valley Con’s Con-Quest presented by the Gearbox Union is a unique event that happens only at Sci-Fi Valley Con! It’s an amazingly fun charity adventure across the entire convention benefiting children’s hospitals all over the planet!
For a $5 donation to the Child’s Play Charity, you’ll receive five raffle tickets for all the fabulous donated prizes along with an official GBU Con-Quest pouch and an one day questing pass! Then with the map provided in the Sci-Fi Valley Con flyer you can visit each participating table, complete their quests (things like act like a zombie/dance like a unicorn/quote your favorite superhero), and be rewarded with official GBU Con-Quest bottle caps! These bottle caps can then be traded in at the Mega-Table to acquire additional raffle tickets!You can start your heroic journey at the Gearbox Union Con-Quest Mega-Table! There are new quests each day, random trade values for raffle tickets, secrets to discover, and much more!
Will you have a table at the convention and you’d like to be part of the Con-Quest? Awesome! All that is required is a donation to the charity raffle and participation in the Con-Quest activities!
Send an email to GearboxUnion@gmail.com to sign up.
Come dressed in your favor Sci-Fi, Horror, Fantasy, or Anime costume at Sci-Fi Valley Con.
1st, 2nd, and 3rd Place Trophies will be awarded to the best costumes.
Saturday (June 10) at 10:00 a.m.
Saturday (June 10) at 6:00 p.m.
All proceeds from the Charity Auction will benefit Extra Life.
Please come with your checkbooks ready, because there will be tons of fine art available for auction thanks to our many talented artists attending the convention.
Saturday: June 10, 2023 at 3:00 pm
The Charity Quick Sketches will be held on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday at Sci-Fi Valley Con for one hour. We will be getting as many artists together in one area to draw as many things as possible. Each sketch is then auctioned off as soon as the artist finishes it.
Can’t find a print of your favorite superhero on the exhibitor floor? No problem. Attend the Charity Quick Sketches and yell out whatever you want them to draw, then try to win it by buying raffle tickets.
Sci-Fi Valley Con will be providing all of the materials for the many talented artists participating.
All of the proceeds will go to various different charities.
Where: Outside on The Lawn
When: Saturday, 1:00-2:00 & 4:00-5:00
Gather round folks for the demonstration of epic proportions! Do you daydream about being a noble knight or ruthless rogue? Are you a fan action packed outdoor activities and awesome mystical characters? Or maybe you’d just like the chance to beat up your friend and try out a brand new hobby?
Then welcome to the world of medieval sports for a modern age! It’s a full contact combat game with safety as priority one where players dress in archaic garb and fight one another with foam based weaponry.
The presentation will be brought to you by the Wolves of Asgard and Iron Mountain units based in Johnstown who will explain the basic rules, describe the equipment used, show you what the combat is like, and much more! It will also feature the Gearbox Union as the rowdy crowd rallying hooligans they are!
Be sure to also stick around after the show to try Dagorhir and jumping into the fray yourself with the stockpile of padded hardware that will be on hand. (Waiver required and parental supervisor required for minors)
So come outside to be introduced a legendary pastime and LAY ON!
Sci-Fi Valley Con has dedicated a lot of time and resources towards having a huge, awesome room full of every single retro video game console. We will have more than 32 different consoles with games so you can experience every single video game console in person. Over 45 years of home video game console history in one room, just for you.
Here are the consoles that we will have available to play:
The following schedule is subject to change.
Sci-Fi Valley Con is the home of gaming. We've partnered with many local gaming groups such as Snake Eyes Gaming and Sentinels’ Keep Gaming Society.
We feature gaming of all different types:
Come take part in our Trivia Tournaments on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday at Sci-Fi Valley Con! Trophies and Best Buy gift cards will be awarded to the biggest geeks at the con.