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Monday, June 16, 2014

BotCon June 19-22 and Universal Transformers Fan Experience Friday

Get your butt to BotCon this weekend. In Pasadena's attempt to host convention based on everything remembered from 80's and 90's TV and oh so many reptile shows we have BotCon. The 30th Anniversary Celebration will feature special guests, panels and huge 200+ exhibit hall. The theme this year is Pirates vs Knights. Robot pirates and knights already sounds like a 10-year-olds dream come true. The theme can remembered in a 5-figure set only available at the con.

June 19-22
Saturday, 10 am - 5 pm; Sunday, 9:30 am - 3:30 pm.
Pasadena Convention Center
Costs (per day): $20/adults; Children $10 (4 & under are free).

Be sure to check out their site for more details at pre-BotCon events include a tour of LA and visit to Magic Mountain with fellow Transformers fan.

Another Energon treat for fans, they do actually have a drink at this place, is the Universal Transformers Fan Experience that will feature the following:

-Exclusive after-hours access to Universal Studios Hollywood’s award-winning thrill ride, “Transformers: The Ride—3D”
 -Panel and interactive workshops led by Hasbro’s TRANSFORMERS brand team, including new inductions into the TRANSFORMERS Hall of Fame
-Photo opportunities with popular TRANSFORMERS characters – Optimus Prime, Megatron and Bumblebee
 -Musician Stan Bush (TRANSFORMERS: The Movie) live in concert
 -Props from TRANSFORMERS: Age of Extinction, including the Optimus Prime movie vehicle from the new film
 -Commemorative event lanyard, free limited edition memorabilia poster (while supplies last) and 10% off select merchandise

Hearing a live version of "You've got the Touch" that is priceless for a hardcore Transformers' fan.

Friday, June 20th from 3:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. 
Universal Theme Park
100 Universal City Plaza, Universal City, CA 9160
$75, includes admission to all rides and attractions, in addition to the breakthrough thrill ride, “Transformers: The Ride—3D,” as well as after-hours access from 8:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.