The need-to-knows of Con Nooga 2024

Con Nooga is returning this weekend to take over the Chattanooga Convention Center, and we’re here to help you get all the important information you need.

Three cosplayers at Con Nooga in front of the banner.

As they say, it’s your con.

Photo by Chris Ellis via Con Nooga

Step into a world of fantasy, cosplaying, and all things pop culture as Con Nooga returns for its 15th year at the Chattanooga Convention Center Friday, Feb. 23 through Sunday, Feb. 25.

Cosplay time

Folks can expect a jam-packed weekend of different events and activities (ranging from kid-friendly to adult-only) like cosplay contests, meeting authors + gaming. To highlight just a few:

  • Trash Can Cosplay | Friday, Feb. 23, 5-6 p.m. | Dread Hollow Stage | Make cosplay magic out of trash to win prizes while answering trivia questions.
  • X-Men ’97 | Saturday, Feb. 24, 5-5:50 p.m. | Room 2 | Take part in a retrospective discussion of the series and its revival on Disney+.
  • Kids Track: Slay the Dragon, A LARP Adventure | Sunday, Feb. 25, 1-2 p.m. | Banquet Room E | Kiddos will get to test their skills and protect the con from a dragon.

Pro tip: Download the Guidebook app + scan Con Nooga’s QR code to see a full lineup and chat on the public forum.

Schedule + ticketing

  • Friday, Feb. 23 | Registration, 11:30 a.m.-11 p.m. | Vendor hall, 12 p.m.-7 p.m. | Convention, 12 p.m.-2 a.m. | $10-$30
  • Saturday, Feb. 24 | Registration, 9 a.m.-11 p.m. | Vendor hall, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. | Convention, 9 a.m.-2 a.m. | $10-$50
  • Sunday, Feb. 25 | Registration, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | Vendor hall, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. | Convention, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | $5-$10

Note: All tickets are to be purchased at the door (cash only), with the option to get a three-day pass for $20-$60. Kiddos under the age of six receive free entry.

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