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Inaugural Eclipse Con Event Coming to Hopkinsville

Inaugural Eclipse Con Event Coming to Hopkinsville

Comic themed event planned for Solar Eclipse weekend

Plans to bring a comic con event to Hopkinsville were met with excitement and overwhelming support online as the Eclipse Con Facebook page launched last Friday. With over 650 likes in the first 72 hours, the news of this inaugural event reached over 30,000 on the popular social media site.

A press conference is scheduled for Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at 4:15 p.m. at the Municipal Center Council Chamber located at 715 Virginia Street, Hopkinsville, KY. This press conference will be open to the public and event organizers encourage guests to dress as their favorite character for the big announcement of Eclipse Con plans.

A fundraiser for the Boys & Girls Club of Hopkinsville-Christian County, this event will take place August 19-20, 2017 at the James E. Bruce Convention Center.  With nationally recognized celebrities and vendors in the genres of cartoons, comics, anime, cosplay, sci-fi and superheroes, this con will certainly offer something for everyone.

For additional information regarding Eclipse Con, contact Terrence Davis at 270-887-4020 or or visit