Discount Room Rates Now Available

You can now purchase rooms for PartyCon at the discounted rate of $119.54/night. See the hotel accommodations page for more information.  This is the best place to stay for PartyCon, since your room will be close to the party. Plus, there’s plenty of free parking and the hotel is pet friendly! This discount block is limited, […]

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Vendor Tables 20% Sold, Miniature Wargames, Toy Custom Contest, and More

We are still making steady progress on the events and schedule for PartyCon 2017, but I don’t have any blockbuster announcements to make at the moment. However, I did want to note that about 20% of the vendor tables have already been sold. So, if you want a vendor table, it might be a good […]

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Your new favorite podcast

Did you know that Give-No-Effs Cosplay, the fun crew who runs Sci-Fi Speed Dating and the cosplay contest at New Year’s Partycon, have their own variety show? You do now! It runs every Wednesday from 8 – 10 PM, EST. You can listen to their latest episode here. Please also check out their anti-bullying fundraiser, held […]

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Calling independent creators!

Friday, December 30th 2016, is SPICE Day at New Year’s PartyCon. SPICE stands for: Small Press and Independent Creators Expo This purpose of SPICE is to showcase some of the many talented, independent creators and creative small businesses in the Lehigh Valley and beyond. It’s a unique opportunity for creative entrepreneurs to introduce themselves to an […]

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Guest Announcement: ‘Batman’ Artist Ken Hunt Returns to PartyCon!

PartyCon is delighted to announce the return of ace comic book illustrator and logo designer Ken Hunt! Ken has worked on ‘Batman’ and ‘Talon’ for DC Comics, ‘Fem Force’ and ‘Men of Mystery’ for AC Comics, and many other projects throughout his career. Mr. Hunt will be joining webcomic creator Brad Guigar, horror authors Brian Keene and Mary SanGiovanni, […]

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Guest Announcement: Webcomics Guru Brad Guigar returning to Partycon!

PartyCon 2017 welcomes back the man who literally wrote the book on webcomics, Brad Guigar! Brad was our esteemed guest last year and we are thrilled to have him back. Brad Guigar has been creating a daily comic strip for over 15 years. “Evil Inc“ runs Monday-through-Saturday on the Web, and it also appears in front of […]

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Guest Announcement: Horror Author Mary SanGiovanni!

PartyCon is pleased to announce that horror and thriller author Mary SanGiovanni will join this year’s festivities! Mary SanGiovanni is the author of over ten supernatural horror/thriller books, including the forthcoming novel from Kensington, CHILLS, and over a decade’s worth of short fiction. She has a Masters degree in Writing Popular Fiction from Seton Hill University, Greensburg, […]

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New Guest Announcement: Author and World Horror Grandmaster Brian Keene!

New Year’s PartyCon is pleased to announce a new featured guest for 2017: the Bram Stoker Award winning and World Horror Grandmaster Brian Keene! Mr. Keene’s 2003 novel, The Rising, is often credited (along with Robert Kirkman’s The Walking Dead comic and Danny Boyle’s 28 Days Later film) with inspiring pop culture’s current interest in zombies. […]

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PartyCon 2017: New Activities and Events?

Social interaction and making new friends was obviously one of the high points of PartyCon 2016. Improving this experience is going to be one of our foremost goals for next year. I’ll start off by saying that we screwed up by not having enough programs and event schedules available. We simply didn’t have the time […]

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PartyCon 2017: Three Days of Festivities?

Over the next several weeks, we will be asking your opinions about certain aspects of PartyCon, or ideas we had for next year. We originally built a survey for this purposes, but it got very large and I thought breaking ti down piece by piece and discussing it an open forum might be the best […]

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Online Ticketing is Closed! See you at the Con!

We just got back from the hotel, setting up what we could in preparation for PartyCon tomorrow. And let me tell you, I am stoked! We have a great convention floor, a spectacular assortment of vendors, and all kinds of fun events planned. Tomorrow is going to be busy, busy, busy for us, but I […]

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