USS Hornet: Sea, Air and Space Museum has officially announced the time and date for their fan convention, CarrierCon 2020.

CarrierCon 2020 will be a one day pop-culture convention hosted on the iconic aircraft carrier on August 1st. The event will feature panels, artist ally, vendors along with tours of the ship. No guests have been announced at the moment but more information will be available in the coming months.

Guest should be aware of the rules and dress code due to limited space and is US Historical Landmark (under the jurisdiction of the National Park Service). Please plan your cosplay accordingly.

Tickets are currently on sale now. Registration for vendors, artist ally and panels will be open on March 1st.

The USS Hornet is an Essex-class aircraft carrier that was in service from 1942 to 1970. It saw action in the Pacific Theater and was responsible for the recovery of the Apollo 11 space capsule. Today she is a museum and a U.S. National Historic Landmark (Reference no. 91002065) while also being used as a movie set.

As a museum ship, they host numerous events and gatherings. Most notably they had worked with Sea Monster Entertainment LLC to host Kraken Con 2015 and Kraken Con Cosplay Day 2017.

If you can’t make it to CarrierCon 2020 then check out the many conventions that are set to take place in the Bay Area and surrounding region. We will work to provide updates and announcements when they become available.

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