Are you Team Edward or Team Jacob? Choose your favorite and get ready for The Official Twilight Fan Convention to Atlanta, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, March 5, 6, and 7. This special weekend will take place at the Westin Buckhead Hotel. Hundreds of fans are expected to descend on the hotel to celebrate the moody vampires and werewolves from Stephenie Meyer’s books and the blockbuster films.
This three-day even will feature on-stage appearances by Twilight stars (sorry, not Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart or Taylor Lautner), exclusive footage screenings, panel discussions, themed parties, musical performances, costume and trivia competitions, auctions, autographing, merchandising, and photo opportunities.
Special on-stage appearances by Twilight Saga stars will include: On Friday only, Peter Facinelli (Dr. Carlisle Cullen); on Saturday only, Michael Welch (Mike Newton), Daniel Cubmore (New Moon’s and Eclipse’s Felix), Gil Birmingham (Billy Black) and Christopher Heyerdahl (Volturi Leader Marcus); on Sunday only, Gil Birmingham (Billy Black), Kiowa Gordon (Wolf Pack – Embry Call) and Tinsel Korey (New Moon’s Emily).
General admission tickets are available in advance through www.twilightconvention.com and at the door for $25. Show hours are Friday, noon – 7 p.m., Saturday, 1o a.m. – 7p.m. and Sunday, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. (times are subject to change). General admission tickets to the Friday evening concert are $20 for general admission tickets and to the Saturday Night Vampire Ball are $79.
Collin Kelley has been the editor of Atlanta Intown for two decades and has been a journalist and freelance writer for 35 years. He’s also an award-winning poet and novelist.
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