September 2016 Event Preview

  • By Christie Stapf | Thursday, September 1st, 2016
September 2016 Event Preview

Welcome to our new monthly event series! At the beginning of each month, we’re highlighting events happening across the U.S. that you just can’t miss! Learn about amazing cons, food and wine festivals, theater performances, and other exciting events happening near you.

Check out our September 2016 Event Preview:


Star Trek: Mission New York Javits Center, New York, NY – September 2-4, 2016

Hosting interactive exhibits with real NASA astronauts, exclusive event merchandise, and live screenings, Star Trek: Mission New York brings together die hard fans with all their favorite cast members. Meet famous celebs like Levar Burton, Jonathan Franks, Kate Mulgrew, and the original captain himself William Shatner to celebrate the 50th anniversary of this amazing franchise! Resistance is futile!

Steel City Big Pour Construction Junction, Pittsburgh, PA – September 10, 2016

With Pittsburgh’s craft beer scene growing, Steel City Big Pour is gearing up to present their 10th annual event. Filled with live music, delicious foods from local restaurants and much more, this is a must attend event for any beer enthusiast. So pour yourself a glass and get ready to taste some of the best brews around the burgh!

Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition Portland Science Center, Portland, ME – Now through October 23, 2016

Travel back in time through authentic artifacts and recreations of the Titanic’s massive interior to discover the personal stories behind real Titanic passengers! Walk through the Titanic just as your passenger did to learn about the rich history behind the maiden voyage, and view artifacts passengers used during their time on the Titanic.


Scarefest Horror and Paranormal Convention Lexington Convention Center, Lexington, KY – September 30 – October 2, 2016

Making all your screams come true, Scarefest is the premier con for all things horror and paranormal. Attendees will bridge the gap between worlds with a live seance, be a part of a real ghost hunt through Lexington’s historic Distillery District, and haunt the event floor with your favorite celebrity guests all weekend long!

Houston Art Fair Silver Street Studios, Houston, TX – September 29 – October 2, 2016

Exhibiting modern and contemporary art from around the world, Houston Art Fair hosts a variety of paintings, photographs, sculptures, and mixed-media. Whether you’re a novice or a seasoned art enthusiast, this fair has something for everyone!

Fan Fest Orlando Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, FL – September 17, 2016

Dedicated to raising money for the victims and families of the Pulse Nightclub attack, Fan Fest Orlando is bringing together dozens of well-known actors from your favorite shows like Stephen Amell, Chandler Riggs, and Emily Kinney for free panel sessions, major cosplay action, and much more! All proceeds will be donated to the One Orlando Fund. Be sure to check it out!


Shawnee Bluff Winery and Vineyard Shawnee Bluff Vineyard, Eldon, MO – September 23, 2016

Celebrating their induction to the Country Music Hall of Fame, The Oak Ridge Boys return to Shawnee Bluff Winery and Vineyard for their Celebration Tour! Enjoy the four-part harmonies and upbeat songs that have influenced dozens of Country hits as you sip on the best wine around. Then, be sure to attend Brilliant Skies’ dazzling firework display right after the show!

Cincinnati Comic Expo Duke Energy Convention Center in Cincinnati, OH – September 23-25, 2016

Join thousands of fans as they converge for this 3-day mega fan experience! With an emphasis on all things comic book related, this Expo offers access to live panels, the Kids Zone, and the cosplay costume contest. If you looking for more event day excitement, check out the Stan Lee Experience where you will receive an autograph, a professional photo op, and more from Stan Lee himself!

Cincinnati Food and Wine Classic Yeatman’s Cove, Cincinnati, OH – September 23-25, 2016

Another great event happening in Cincinnati this month is the Cincinnati Food and Wine Festival. Eat, drink, and mingle your way through more than 100 restaurants and award winning chefs from dozens of cities all in one place. With events happening all weekend long, attendees can expect to enjoy live music, classes from the masters, and so much more!


Pax West Washington State Convention Center, Seattle, WA – September 2-5, 2016

Held exclusively for gamers, Pax West is the largest gaming event in North America. Fans of this event will enjoy a huge exhibit hall filled with exclusive event merchandise, a handheld lounge, panels, and classic tabletop games. Do you have what it takes to become the Pax Omegathon champion? Find out!

Matinee San Diego LAFAYETTE Host Hotel, San Diego, CA- September 2-5 2016

Get ready for an unforgettable, action-packed weekend at Matinee San Diego. Filled with electrifying parties all weekend long like LaLeche, The Island, and Pump, attendees can expect a nonstop party with internationally-renowned DJ’s you just can’t miss!