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DOWNTOWN PENSACOLA -- Sci-fi and fantasy fans from all over will be traveling to Pensacola this weekend for the first ever Pensacon.
The event will kick off Friday and will give fans a chance to meet famous characters from horror and sci-fi movies... Like Stars Wars and Friday the 13th.
The event will be held at the Pensacola Bay Center and Crowne Plaza Hotel.
Audrey Mccrory "I can't keep up with it. I just got a new shipment in this morning, so hopefully we'll be able to take care of everybody this weekend."
"We kind of stay steady until around summer time then it kind of tapers off, so this time of year gets us through the summer for sure"
"If you're walking around Pensacola this weekend you might see some unusual things anything from Star Trek characters to Star Wars that's because everybody is going to be out celebrating Pensacon."
"Fanatic I think comes to mind as the first word."
"A lot of the kids seem to enjoy it the adults have a lot of fun seeing the characters they grew up with as kids from the big screen now in person."
"Several hundred pounds of ABS plastic, bondo, paint, fiber glass, and sorts of other good stuff."
"It's that little shining chip on your shoulder that's like hey I built this myself and look what I can do."
"So it doesn't matter if you bought or made your costume there will be a costume contest with a cash prize."