Which Outlander Fan Convention Is Your Favorite, And Why?

Photo: Court and the Highlanders! (+ Ian Sr.), First Starfury Highlander Con, UK, 2016

I have been intending to do a piece on Outlander fan conventions for a very long while, and with convention season in full swing, now seems like a good time. I will produce a write up, with stack rank, of the conventions I’ve attended over the years, including which ones are my favorites, and least favorites, and why. But, I would also like to hear from, and include your opinions as well. 

If you would like to participate, I will gather all the input and comments and create a master, stack ranked list, with pros, cons, and comments. Please write your thoughts in the comments section of this post (below), as much information as you like, but at a minimum, your favorite fan convention(s), and why, your least favorite(s), and why. I am interested in the following information:

Which conventions you have attended over the years?

Did you feel like you were treated as a valued guest? Or more like cattle?

Did you feel the talent seemed happy and well cared for? 

Was the convention well run? Why, why not.

Was the venue comfortable, with adequate seating, ventilation, audio visual equipment, etc.

Were the prices reasonable?

Was what was advertised delivered? 

Have you attended this convention multiple times? Would you go back or not? And why?

Anything else you’d like to add.

After I’ve collected all of the information, there will be four categories of conventions (I have added a fourth): “Boutique” “Large,” “Comic Con,” and “Events,” to cover Starz premieres, dinners, etc. (but, you don’t need to worry about that. You are invited to just tell your stories). I will collect everything, sort, analyze, and do the compiling. I will put together the results, as well as my own opinions and photos for a final piece, or convention guide, if you like. 

You may also email me privately, at courtney@outlanderbts.com, or fill out a contact form through the blog. If you know of someone who has been to a convention or two, please pass this link along to them. I hope to hear from you…

Thank you!

I hope everyone is well this fine day, wherever you happen to be in the world. xo

 

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47 comments on “Which Outlander Fan Convention Is Your Favorite, And Why?

    • I went to both Creation Entertainment and Wizard World last summer hoping to meet Sam. I was very dissapointed that he canceled all of them…but the rest of the cast was amazing and I loved getting to see them. I’m planning on going to Sasnak City this October because I have heard Very positive reviews of them. I still need to catch Sam though and I’m hoping he will do one that I can make it to.

  1. ok…seriously, are photoshopped in that photo? Amazing! Surrounded by all that talent! My comment is only on the pic…I have yet to attend a convention, but it is on my bucket list. I look forward to your review!!

  2. I first met Graham Mctavish in 2015 at Fan Expo Toronto and was in the first row for his Q and A he answered my question as I was the first one to put my hand up. I then attended Wizard World Chicago 2018 and met Graham Mctavish again, also Caitriona Balfe, Richard Rankin, Sophie Skelton, Lotte Verbeek and Diana Gabaldon. I only saved photo ops with Caitriona and Diana. I had selfies with Richard, Sophie, Lotte and Graham. Richard said that we should have 2 more selfies.

  3. Went to highlander 2 starfury convention in blackpool England in August 2017. Heard it has since moved to Birmingham. Site was my only complaint. Actors were great! Sam couldn’t make it at the last minute because he was making Spy Who Dumped Me. That was disappointing but unavoidable.

    Went to a wizard con in Chicago August 2018. Sam couldn’t make it again due to filming but we who had paid for his autograph and photo got to Skype him for 20 seconds that volunteers recorded for you on your phone. Caitriona was supposed to come too but due to filming, her appearance had to be rearranged. They opened the venue a day early just for her and dianna and let us all in. Thought that was very accommodating. Had a few snags because of the changes but was very impressed with how they worked to get us our experience. Loved the panel discussions. Picture taking was a little disorganized once the whole show began. As busy as Sam and Caitriona have become, Don’t know if they’ll ever be able to attend again.
    At both the conventions, the actors couldn’t have been nicer or friendlier. Loved meeting them even if only for a short time.

  4. My favorite Outlander Fan Event/ convention is Sasnak City in Kansas City,Mo because it is so intimate. They keep it under 300 people. You have so much more time with cast and no long lines.

      • Yes I went to Thur The Stone and to WW in Chicago. I hope to never do a convention like Wizard World again just not my cup of tea. Long lines very short interaction with cast. Thur the Stones was nice. Loved the classes and the trivia night was fun. The food was off the charts amazing. Ron and Terri had the best cast panel I have ever seen. Terri interviewed Ron and took his answers to a deeper level.

  5. Have been to all of the Thru the Stones and all of the Sasnak city . Love them both because of the guests and I have talked to them ,had autographs and photos. Stones have fun and interesting classes,great vendors. It was like a dream come true that I could talk to these actors without being herded thru . Knowing how many people go to cons but they are way to big.

  6. Have been to Wizard World in Chicago… long lines and very disorganized. NYC Comic Con great panel in the large Hulu theater, but all the panel’s we’re there, so you must make sure you get a seat early and stay there all day. I did love that Starz set up the Fraser’s Ridge home there,but had to wait over an hour to see it. Emerald City Comic Con was my favorite, very organized and loved it,because I was able to get a ticket to a dinner party,with Sam and Cait. There were about 8-10 tables of 8 and Sam and Cait sat at each table for 15 minutes to talk with us and answer questions. It’s an experience I’ll never forget, and I was lucky that both of them sat next to me. Looking forward to seeing the responses you receive, since I’d love to pick the right venue for my next Outlander event,there certainly expensive adventures.

  7. My favourite was the weekend in Rome with Sam last year,it was very intimate due to the small amount of people attending.Generally all the Jibland cons in Rome with Outlander actors were really good.The organisation is good,not too many people,actors always seem very at ease as well.Plus the extra activities(welcome party/La Dolce vita)are the best part to be able to talk to the actors.Jibland ‘16 has a special place cause it was the very first time I met Sam.My very first (Outlander)convention was in Cologne that year,Sam canceled that one(and that’s how I ended up going to Rome).I went to both Cologne conventions and they were good,but the irganisation wasn’t the best.Probably part of the reason why the 3rd one was canceled.It was smaller scale,the cocktail party was a great chance to meet the actors personally.I also volunteerd at Scotcon in Edinburgh.The organisation was dramatic but it def had a few plus points:selfie sessions+a gala with the actors where great!(Plus Scotland,I mean,it’s Scotland…)Last year I also went to Landcon in Paris for the first time and going again this year.The guest list is always great.Little negative is the translation from english to french,especially during panels.It can be quite annoying and shortens the time the actors can actually talk.I always avoided the Starfury Outlander cons in the UK.Heard many things I don’t like about the organizer,I don’t care to feel like cattle in a mass production.And that concludes my Outlander convention experiences so far.

  8. The only fan event I have been to is Sasnak City … and after listening to others who have been to the larger cons & such, I think I will stay with my small, initmate setting, where I do not feel as if I have no identity being just another face in the crowd. I have attended both previous Sasnak City events, and have everything set up for the third this coming October. It is lovely to have so many opportunities for one-on-one with the cast members. It is also good for the soul to have good quality time with other fans … many friendships have been forged in this little corner of the world.

  9. I wasn’t aware there were Outlander specific conventions, and was unaware that Comic Con included Outlander fans.

    I would like more I formation on locations of future Outlander inclusive conventions in the USA. Georgia maybe?

    • Barbara, there is a list on this site that is continually updated. On the Home page, scroll to the bottom to “Links to More Great Outlander Stuff” and it’s the first listing, “Upcoming Outlander Events.”

  10. I wasn’t aware there were Outlander specific conventions, and was unaware that Comic Con included Outlander fans.

    I would like more Information on locations of future Outlander inclusive conventions in the USA. Georgia maybe?

  11. I went with a friend to “Through the Stones” in December, 2018, in Davenport, Iowa. That’s less than a 2 hour drive from southern Wisconsin! It’s only held every other year, and it was wonderful! Over 700 people from 35 states, all there to talk about Outlander. It was extremely well organized. The celebrities? Ronald D Moore, Terry Dresbach and Ed Speelers! Could not have been better. Ron and Terry did a 2 hour interview–they interviewed each other! Ed ran into bad weather in Ireland, was a whole day late–and so jet lagged. There were vendors, classes, a Trivia Contest, a fashion show with some of the most gorgeous copies of costumes from the show, and more. The food was included and it was darn good. Everyone was happy to be there, happy to chat with anyone else who was there, and excited to be there. We both had a wonderful time. My friend and I are definitely going back in 2020!

  12. I tweeted this, it just realized you likely prefer this method.
    My notes! 🤓 Hope this helps. 👍🏻

    Highlanders 1 (London UK)
    •Fab guests and great pricing and panels, but a bit disorganized. I’ll be attending H4, so maybe it has changed?
    Emerald City Comic Con (US)
    •Your standard biggish con, but the meet and greet they did with Sam and Cait was great for the price.
    Official conventions by Creation Entertainment (US)
    •Pricey and normally I love their cons. Organization is great, but sadly they faced several guest cancellations and likely won’t be doing more cons due to fan reactions. I spoke with one of their managers. 😐
    Outlandish Vancouver (Canada)
    •Boutique con and more opportunity for interacting with the guests. Fun activities. Reasonably priced I think. I like that it is smaller.
    Thru The Stones (US)
    •Well organized and fun. Great themes and variety of activities to choose from. Good cost.

    I’m happy to go into more detail if you like. Maybe not in the comments.

  13. I just wish that the conventions were in Los Angeles so I could go and advertised better so I knew when they were happening. I’m sure they are all lovely people and it would be so much fun talking to them. Specially because I’m studying film.❣️

    • Paley Center sometimes does them in your neck of the woods. Look on the home page here for (bottom right) for “Upcoming Outlander Events” – updated regularly! x

  14. I attended the one in Boston and the New York City event. Boston was my favorite! No detail was spared and the cast
    member guests were relaxed and approachable. Not crowded and chaotic. Just relaxed and fun. They had several side events & activities for the attendees, and a lot of gifts to take home. Reasonably priced as well. Hopefully, they will have another soon! I realize it’s a lot of work for the organizers but it was a memorable event for the attendees.

    • Thank you. I believe it was called Outlandish Gathering 2017. It was wonderful. From the side trips to see parts of the city, to the dinner with Grant O’Rourke, Scott Kyle and their spouses, and the musical guests. It was a great opportunity to meet the actors and have brief conversations without making them feel uncomfortable. They walked around the room and joined in. There weren’t “body guards” as with other events. It was just nice. They didn’t overbook the event so everyone had their time with the guests. The real bonus was meeting other fans that shared in the fun. It would be great if they could have another such event in the Northeast Thanks again for listening 😀

      • Agreed! Loved the Boston event. Originally it was supposed to be held in Savannah,Ga,but a hurricane cancelled those plans. Rescheduled to Boston and everything was transferred there. Had a wonderful time and everything was perfectly organized.

  15. I’m going for the first time to such a convention in Birmingham this weekend.
    And I’ve no idea what to expect, so on Tuesday, I can tell you how I’ve experienced it!

  16. Attended the Creation Outlander Con is Las Vegas last year. Sam had to cancel but the organizers substituted several cast members and we ended up meeting 12 cast members! I got a meet and greet with Richard; Caitriona and Sophie and Richard answered one of my questions at a panel and it was FABULOUS meeting all of them and meeting so many other fans!!! Then I met Robin and Gina…Gina is creator of Sasnak City. They were so nice and invited us to attend their event. And am I happy I did!!!!!!!!!!!! Went in November of 2018 and am going again in October of this year. This event is so wonderful with an intimate setting, many guests and limited (around 210?) attendees. The cast were so attentive and engaged with us. Sophie remembered me from Las Vegas which was so flattering. We were provided pics, autos, lunch and a guaranteed seat with ticket price and able to purchase more pics and/or autos and meet and greets and a cocktail party/roundtable event where each guest came to our table and spoke for 10-15 minutes. They even rotated the empty chair so that each attendee was able to have a cast member sit by them at least once! Gina and her team are very hands on and attentive and friendly to all guests and cast. Gina even put my friend and I to the head of one line to get a pic with Lauren Lyle when she realized we would have to leave early to catch a flight and every person ahead of us in that line was happy to accommodate us! That level of caring from organizers and attendees and cast made me cry! I have met many friends through Outlander and love to attend these events to catch up with them as well as our beloved series cast members

  17. I have been to several events not just in the US but overseas as well and not just for Outlander- but I will stick to only OL for this. I know it may be expected but I won’t comment on Sasnak City since I dont experience it from an attendees level, and I’m not gonna turn this into an advertisement for the event.
    I have been to Highlanders 1 & 2, The Gathering in Cologne, Thru The Stones, & 2 Creation events.
    Each event is different and how you experience it depends on what you are wanting to get out of it. You can always tell if I am enjoying an event by how present I am at it – meaning if I am engaged with all the different activities or if I am off in the bar, lobby or out exploring the city. You also need to remember that if you are only going for 1 or 2 cast members and they cancel you’re going to have a miserable time because you’re mad, so it really comes down to mindset. If you enjoy multiple panels, lots of people, want lots of photos with a large amount of guests an event like Highlanders may be for you. If you prefer taking classes, cosplay, one or two guests, and a large variety of vendors Thru The Stones may be for you.

    Highlanders – I had a great time because of the fellow fans & cast. The first one was the better of the two- felt that overall they wanted to make it a good experience for fans. The cast was excited as it was the first for several, so they were having fun no matter what!!! It was run as best as they could with a fanbase they were unfamiliar with, the venue was okay. Reasonable pricing and overall delivered what they said, but you could see hints of the ” attendees are cattle” mentality.
    H2 – was just not as good – the cast was awesome as always but you could see their disappointment on their treatment. While it was great to see friends, everything else was a mess, I watched as myself and other attendees were treated as cattle.

    Cologne – again cast was great but it was painful to see them in panels due to the language barrier and 90% of the time they didnt bother to translate for anyone…. not even what the cast was saying in response to questions so the German speaking could understand! A portion of the attendees were treated as outsiders for the most part. The venue was fair, it was reasonably priced and it delivered less than what was stated.

    Creation- both of them struggled in the organized arena but the Vegas one was by far the better of the two! Cast was great but you could tell they were let down in NJ- the Vegas venue was SO much better than NJ. The staff was the same at both events but, I could tell the stress was overwhelming them in NJ as they were left holding the bag for the company who in a way abandoned them. Due to the insanely LONG lines and hours of waiting there was a feeling of being treated like cattle by many, add to that the cancellations and there was no recovering. They left a bad taste in the mouths of the OL fandom – especially the ones in NJ. Pricing was okay for what you got with purchase. Again Vegas delivered more than what NJ did as far as advertising, was better organized, staff was more informed, and it was a much better venue.

    Thru The Stones- this is one of the better organized ones, you can tell Debbie puts a lot of time and care into it. It was said to me by a friend that it is more of a book convention as opposed to a show convention, and I agree with that. This event is not about the cast or the show so much as its about the characters & books. Some may love that & some may not, it all comes down to personal taste. There are a lot of classes, a large amount of vendors, & they do provide meals for attendees, sadly we werent really able to eat them due to dietary restrictions but heard that the food was good. It was reasonable priced, the venue was nice, loved the hotel selection.

    There are pros and cons to every convention, that’s what you have to look at and prepare for- I would say that while I dont like large conventions I do like ones that are welcoming to all fans and that promote a sense of unity. Out of the events listed here the event that displayed that sense of unity the most was surprisingly the Creation Vegas event. It was really the only one where I saw people of all types mingling together without segregation happening. I have seen at many events that newcomers (to the fandom or the event) are not really welcomed. Or if you aren’t “in” with the staff you are often dismissed and that disappoints me greatly, as fellow fans we should always welcome each other. Creation Vegas shocked me with making us all feel like Outlander fans as opposed to newbie fan or veteran fan, or a booklander or showlander. If they could have just pulled all the rest of it together it would have been amazing.

  18. My favorite has to be a tie. I went to ECC, and participated by asking Sam a question. I also got a picture with Sam and learned he is a good hugger and smelled yummy. He somehow was able to make the short time, meaningful, to me at least. A huge bonus came from standing in line. All these ladies seemed to know one another. I had gone aline. I asked and found out about Outlander Fanatics of Washington.I joined that day and and have thoroughly enjoyed all the events I’ve been to. That includes the local Highland Games, lunches, clan gatherings and a Highland Ball.

    Tied, is Outlandish Vancouver. It was so much smaller and intimate. David and Adhamh were great at the panel and with pictures. There was a party the following evening. I snagged the seat next to David. The talk was light and fun and then Adhamh began playing guitar and they both sang. Adhamh is a fantastic story teller. If I go to Scotland Mulroney will be earmarked to spend a day or two with him. He made me think of sitting around a campfire and suddenly be aware that it was dawn, because you were so diverted by stories.

    I went to the next Outlandish Vancouver and was happy to meet with Steven and John as well as Cèsar and Lauren. The pictures were fun. I stumbled walking toward Steven and he caught me. I asked Cèsar to propose to Lauren and the both played aling. John and I were busy talking and didn’t realize our picture had been taken. We saw Steven’s film. While it was great having 4 of them the party wasn’t as intimate. The last day there was a cruise and I need up between steven and John. John told me about a museum exhibit he and his mother went to. The next day, my friend mentioned it as welk. We went the next day.

    I’m looking forward to Outlandish Vancouver in October.

    Organization
    ECC WAS well organized. When I went in the man just looked at me and told me where to go for Outlander. They had people going up and down the line giving up dates on time and the behavior expected. After the panel I followed a lady who knew the way next door where pictures were being taken. Pretty well organized. All of a sudden there was a buzz, Sam just casually walked through the lines to get in place. The people running the pics were very organized. After my pic they took the Seahawks medallion I gave him.
    Outlandish Vancouver was pretty well organized. Tickets for a bit confusing because more options occur.I

    Price wasn’t really an issue for me at ECC; it was my chance to see Cait and Sam. Outlandish Vancouver has a variety of events so people can choose which to buy.

  19. Which conventions you have attended over the years?

    Wizard world. Chicago and New Orleans
    Creation Las Vegas and New Jersey
    NYCC
    Paley Center NY
    Highlanders 2, 3, 4. (UK)
    Sasnak City 1, 2, 3 (in October)
    Outlandish Vancouver
    Land Con Paris
    Charity Events – Outlander in the City and Voyager (NYC based)
    Thru the Stones (tends to be book centric)

    Did you feel like you were treated as a valued guest? Or more like cattle?

    Wizard World, Creation, NYCC, Highlanders – lots of lines and “herding”.
    Sasnak City – fun, casual, taken care of (provided lunches, and drinks. Welcome parties, with or without talent.)
    Even the talent is relaxed enough to play with the attendees when they could be on a break.

    Outlandish Vancouver is a bit disjointed since you have to move between venues for each segment.

    Did you feel the talent seemed happy and well cared for? 
    Creation Las Vegas didn’t feed the talent. I was told by one of the cast members that lunch had been ordered before noon, and hadn’t gotten it yet at 3:30

    WW and NYCC don’t know

    Sasnak City, the talent have ASKED to come back. The first year they were taking pics of the green room and plane trip and sending to other cast members as to what they were missing. The talent comes out of the green room and plays with the attendees and other cast members. They sit in the audience during each others panels and M&Gs. They are well cared for with a highly catered green room.

    Outlandish Vancouver had a talent member state on microphone in front of the audience that being there felt like the sad situations you hear when actors are on their way down. (Ouch)

    Was the convention well run? Why, why not.
    Creation had a bad luck situation where the big 3 cancelled twice and at the last minute. That caused a lot of issues.

    Sasnak City had some scheduling issues, but the organizer went out of her way to make sure everyone got what they paid for or wanted.

    Outlandish Vancouver had scheduling issues for people who paid for their premier tier. The M&Gs were scheduled at the same time as the photos. So talent were standing around, or grabbed to slide in. That morning was a bit chaotic – enough so I gave away 2 M&Gs so I could get the photos I wanted.

    Was the venue comfortable, with adequate seating, ventilation, audio visual equipment, etc.

    Creation – no bad audio and folding chairs

    Sasnak City – theatre seating and all seats close to the stage. Enough so that the attendees sometimes forget that they need to move to microphones and not just talk from their seats.

    Were the prices reasonable?

    Highlanders tickets are cheapest (but have to get to UK). Lots of pics for small price.
    WW – more expensive but there is more there than just Outlander
    Sasnak City is expensive, but you get great value for that – small numbers of people, LOTS of talent interaction – not just panels, pics and M&Gs.

    Was what was advertised delivered? 
    For all of them (except Creation) yes.

    Have you attended this convention multiple times? Would you go back or not? And why?

    I have attended most of them at least 2x. Outlandish Vancouver and Thru the Stones only once.

  20. Which conventions you have attended over the years?

    Wizard world. Chicago and New Orleans
    Creation Las Vegas and New Jersey
    NYCC
    Paley Center NY
    Highlanders 2, 3, 4. (UK)
    Sasnak City 1, 2, 3 (in October)
    Outlandish Vancouver
    Land Con Paris
    Charity Events – Outlander in the City and Voyager (NYC based)
    Thru the Stones (more book centric)

    Did you feel like you were treated as a valued guest? Or more like cattle?

    Wizard World, Creation, NYCC, Highlanders – lots of lines and “herding”.
    Sasnak City – fun, casual, taken care of (provided lunches, and drinks. Welcome parties, with or without talent.)
    Even the talent is relaxed enough to play with the attendees when they could be on a break.

    Outlandish Vancouver is a bit disjointed since you have to move between venues for each segment.

    Did you feel the talent seemed happy and well cared for? 
    Creation Las Vegas didn’t feed the talent. I was told by one of the cast members that lunch had been ordered before noon, and hadn’t gotten it yet at 3:30

    WW and NYCC don’t know

    Sasnak City, the talent have ASKED to come back. The first year they were taking pics of the green room and plane trip and sending to other cast members as to what they were missing. The talent comes out of the green room and plays with the attendees and other cast members. They sit in the audience during each others panels and M&Gs. They are well cared for with a highly catered green room.

    Outlandish Vancouver had a talent member state on microphone in front of the audience that being there felt like the sad situations you hear when actors are on their way down. (Ouch)

    Was the convention well run? Why, why not.
    Creation had a bad luck situation where the big 3 cancelled twice and at the last minute. That caused a lot of issues.

    Sasnak City had some scheduling issues, but the organizer went out of her way to make sure everyone got what they paid for or wanted.

    Outlandish Vancouver had scheduling issues for people who paid for their premier tier. The M&Gs were scheduled at the same time as the photos. So talent were standing around, or grabbed to slide in. That morning was a bit chaotic – enough so I gave away 2 M&Gs so I could get the photos I wanted.

    Was the venue comfortable, with adequate seating, ventilation, audio visual equipment, etc.

    Creation – no bad audio and folding chairs

    Sasnak City – theatre seating and all seats close to the stage. Enough so that the attendees sometimes forget that they need to move to microphones and not just talk from their seats.

    Were the prices reasonable?

    Highlanders tickets are cheapest (but have to get to UK). Lots of pics for small price.
    WW – more expensive but there is more there than just Outlander
    Sasnak City is expensive, but you get great value for that – small numbers of people, LOTS of talent interaction – not just panels, pics and M&Gs.

    Was what was advertised delivered? 
    For all of them (except Creation) yes.

    Have you attended this convention multiple times? Would you go back or not? And why?

    I have attended most of them at least 2x. Outlandish Vancouver and Thru the Stones only once.

  21. I attended my one and only Outlander Con in NJ in August 2018 (Creation Entertainment) and the only one “conned” was me! I purchased 2 Gold tickets ($800 each) for my sister and me and she purchased a $300 ticket to get our photo with Catriona and Sam. Within 1-2 weeks of the convention Sam, Catriona and Tobias all cancelled. I realize that this possibility was in the small print and am happy for their success, but I pretty much paid $1600 to see them. My sister got her $300 back but I did not. We did go for one day and the Creation Entertainment event was horrible. They were selling photos of all sorts of people, had 2-3 local crafty dealers, and the Outlander items were few and all second rate. Not the stuff you find on the internet. I will say that many of the other stars were there – I will use character names. Brianna, Roger, Dougal, Collum, Geilis, Fergus, Marsali. and they were all LOVELY. We could get their autographs but photos were extra. Even my $1600 didn’t get me a photo. I will never do this again or if I do, I will only purchase a one day general admission. I will also never go to a Creation event again – definitely second rate stuff.

  22. I have attended Wizard World and Creation Entertainment and will NOT attend any of the big cons again. Disorganized and pathetic. I paid a boatload of money to be a VIP in Las Vegas for cold Panera Bread and In and Out burgers served in the VIP room. Again paid a lot of money to attend Wizard World for not much in return, cancellations, disorganization, hordes of people with no idea where to get in line and other attendees yelling and cussing at you because you were moved in line ahead of them due to the ticket levels. That’s just some of the issues at the big conventions.

    I have attended Sasnak City first as an attendee and the next time as part of the team. Gina Hubbell the organizer puts on a first class convention. Only 220 tickets available at different levels. Yes I’ve heard all the complaints about how high the tickets are but let me tell you, it is nothing compared to the big conventions in light of what you get. Every cast member has asked to be invited back and loves Sasnak City. It allows them to intermingle when we’re in line and they love to get to know their fans, which is not what happens at any other convention. There are past cast members at Sasnak City that have told other cast members that they need to go to Sasnak City if they get the chance because it is by far the best!

    I’ve heard horror stories from attendees about some of the other small conventions, like having to find your way all around a city because there are so many different locations. Horrible food, organizers dominating the talent to exclude the attendees, etc. I do not plan on going to any other convention other than Sasnak City.

  23. Funny that the pic is from Highlanders1 in 2016! The only Highlanders Sam actually appeared at.
    Funny story: some poor sod on FB thinks this 2016 Highlanders con was a Scott Kyle event and that Sam would show up at the Canadian Fling just for shitz and giggles (I.e., for FREE) because he attended Scott Kyle’s ‘Highland fling’ in Scotland, pictured above! Had to share the story because it’s kind of sad for soooo many reasons 😂😂😂

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