PEORIA, Ill. — Pop culture event Quad Con is coming to Peoria this weekend.
The convention will be at the RiverPlex Arena on Saturday from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Quad Con is all about coming together and enjoying different aspects of pop culture, including video games, sci-fi, role playing, comics, toys, board games, vintage magazines and more.
Every Quad Con offers a cosplay contest, video game tournaments, and each contest has the chance to win $50 Quad Con gift certificate.
Quad Con raises money for children with heart defects. Helping Hannah’s Heart Foundation is a Live Auction at every Quad Con. Each item starts at $5.
Several vendors will also sell pop culture collectibles from 1900 to 2019.
10 am Open to Public
10:30 am Sign up for Video Game Tournaments
11 am Mario Kart Tournament
12 pm Cosplay Contest Sign Up
12:15 pm Super Smash Bros Tournament
1:30 pm Cosplay Contest
1:30 pm $50 Quad Con Give Away (details on give away on Facebook page)
2 pm Mario Kart Tournament II
2:15 pm Comic Book & Toy Auction for Helping Hannah’s Heart Foundation
2:45 pm Super Smash Bros Tournament II
4 pm Close