Next ‘Fest: October 24-25, 2020 | Crowne Plaza Louisville Hotel
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WHAT IS WONDERFEST?
A weekend of wonder in Louisville!
WonderFest is a weekend of hobby escape that’s held every Summer in Louisville, Kentucky USA!
Now in its 31st year, WonderFest features movie special effects guests, the largest model contest in the U.S. for sci-fi, horror & comics-related subjects, model and toy dealers galore, and seminars to entertain and improve hobbyists of all ages!
It’s always held at our mothership, the Crowne Plaza Louisville Airport Hotel, 830 Phillips Lane, Louisville, KY 40209.
MEET THE 2020 GUESTS
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Actress, Star Trek: TNG, Star Trek Voyager, Enterprise, Mad About You, Everybody Loves Raymond, Dinosaurs
Legendary ILM Model Maker: Empire Strikes Back, Return of the Jedi, Back to the Future trilogy, Galaxy Quest
Suit Performer: The Mandalorian, Actress, Stunts, Motion Capture, Singer, Songwriter
Special FX & Creature Design, Alien 3, Starship Troopers, Jurassic World, Tremors
Actress: Lost in Space, Man from U.N.C.L.E, Murphy Brown
Actor: Lost in Space, Johnny RIngo, The Doctors, One Life to Live
Actor, Writer, Animator, Producer, Director: Creepshow, I Hate Kids, Mary Poppins Returns
Illustrator, Author, Production Designer: Dune, Total Recall
PLAN YOUR WEEKEND
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THE AMAZING MODEL CONTEST
Greatest in the World for Imaginative Modelers!
The WonderFest “Amazing” Model Contest is focused on all types of science-fiction, horror and comics models. It’s the biggest contest of its type in America, and it’s fun to look at even if you don’t build models yourself!
The contest is sponsored by Amazing Figure Modeler magazine, which is providing a special $300 award for the Most Amazing Figure!
Entry Hours: Saturday, Oct. 24th, from 8 a.m. ’til Noon
- $10.00 per first 2 models for adults, up to 8 additional entries free
- $8.00 per first 2 models for teens, up to 8 add’l entries free (ages 13-19)
- Free for ages 12 & under
With over 823 entries in 2019, it took up the entire ballroom and featured some of the best modeling we’ve ever seen.