Awesome Con kicks off today and brings a wide array of Star Wars related guests and activities to the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 801 Mt Vernon Pl NW, Washington, DC 20001.

A galaxy from far, far away is coming to Awesome Con! Fans will be able to take a step into the Star Wars universe with an exhibit of official Lucasfilm costumes and props from The Last Jedi. The exhibit in The Backlot will feature costumes from fan-favorite characters like Rey and Luke Skywalker and props like lightsabers and a Porg!

Make sure to check it out at Backlot booth #339.

BB-8 geniuses Matt Denton and Josh Lee takes us behind the creation of our favourite new astromech tomorrow.

We’re excited to announce that the production team behind fan-favorite Star Wars droid, BB-8, is coming to Awesome Con as part of Future Con! Matt Denton, Electronics Design and Development Supervisor, and Josh Lee, Senior Animatronic Designer will be at the show on Saturday, March 31 to meet with Fans and discuss their work in the Star Wars universe.

And you can meet BB-8 in person!

4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Location: Awesome Con Jr.

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
4:30 PM to 6:00 PM
Location: Autographing, Table 15

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Location: Awesome Con Jr.

Of course, stars from the GFFA are in attendance.

Star Wars Fans can see their favorite characters at Awesome Con!

See John Boyega (Finn), Joonas Suotamo (Chewbacca) and Jeremy Bulloch (Boba Fett) throughout the weekend.

They’ll be doing autographing and photo ops as well as Q&A sessions.

There are daily Star Wars panels across the weekend.

Friday 30th March 2018:

3:45 PM
R2-DC Builders Demo: R2-D2 Builders of the Washington D.C. Metro Area
3:45 PM – 4:15 PM
4:00 PM
BB-8 Meet & Greet
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
5:00 PM
Redemption and Star Wars
5:00 PM – 5:45 PM

Saturday 31st March 2018:

11:30 AM
Star Wars’ Multimedia Storytelling Empire
11:30 AM – 12:15 PM
12:30 PM
Rampant Speculation in a Galaxy Far Far Away
12:30 PM – 1:15 PM
1:30 PM
Meet The 501st Legion – Old Line Garrison
1:30 PM – 2:15 PM
3:15 PM
BB-8 and the Future of Droids
3:15 PM – 4:00 PM
4:30 PM
Meet the Rebel Legion
4:30 PM – 5:15 PM
6:00 PM
John Boyega Exclusive Q&A
6:00 PM – 6:45 PM

Sunday 1st April 2018:

12:00 PM
The Saber Legion Demo
12:00 PM – 12:30 PM
Joonas Suotamo Q&A
12:00 PM – 12:45 PM
12:30 PM
Mandalorian Mercs: A Bountiful Club
12:30 PM – 1:15 PM
1:30 PM
The Women of Star Wars
1:30 PM – 2:15 PM
2:00 PM
BB-8 Meet & Greet
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

If you are attending, have an amazing time and let us know how the show went here at Fantha Tracks.