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Comic Con Cape Town Introduces KidsCon and Teams Up with Toys “R” Us


Comic Con Cape Town Introduces KidsCon and Teams Up with Toys “R” Us

Lets quickly sum it up for you all:

  • Family-Centric Event: Comic Con Cape Town is launching KidsCon, a dedicated section on the show floor tailored for families, providing an immersive experience for children and adults alike.
  • Partnership with Toys “R” Us: The event collaborates with Toys “R” Us, a renowned toy retailer, to offer attendees an exceptional shopping experience with a wide selection of top toys and collector items.
  • Exciting Activities: KidsCon 2024 will feature various attractions, including gaming and tech zones, tabletop gaming, cosplay competitions, and age-appropriate activities, ensuring entertainment for all attendees.

Cape Town, South Africa – Comic Con Cape Town announced today the exciting introduction of KidsCon, a dedicated area on the Comic Con Cape Town show floor designed to provide families with an unparalleled toy shopping experience and engaging activities. Set to take place from April 27th to May 1st at CTICC 2, KidsCon promises to be the ultimate family day out.

Comic Con Cape Town is proud to announce its partnership with the iconic toys retailer, Toys “R” Us, who will serve as the presenting partner for KidsCon. Hosting a retail experience in the KidsCon area, Toys “R” Us will bring attendees a range of top toys from popular brands, providing a unique opportunity for kids and adults to explore the creative world of play.

Launched in 2019 alongside Comic Con Africa in Johannesburg, KidsCon quickly established itself as a highlight of the event. Offering a blend of entertainment and excitement, KidsCon is now set to make its debut at Comic Con Cape Town.

“We’re incredibly excited to bring Toys “R” Us to Comic Con and KidsCon,” says Catherine Jacoby, Marketing Manager at Toys “R” Us. “It’s the perfect platform to showcase our Fan Vault collector product ranges, connect with adult collectors, and share the fun with children in a meaningful way while igniting their imaginations at an incredible event like Comic Con.”

Because KidsCon is located on the Comic Con Cape Town show floor, there is no additional ticket required to make the most out of enjoying KidsCon. Additionally, Comic Con Cape Town has a policy that allows kids 5 and under to enter the event for free.

Highlights of what to expect from KidsCon 2024 include:

  • Fans can expect a Toys “R” Us shopping experience like never before, complemented by a range of top toys and collector items available for purchase at the event.
  • Gaming and tech zones will allow kids to immerse themselves in the world of video games, fostering friendship and skill development while igniting curiosity with the latest in kids-focused technology.
  • Tabletop Gaming will provide an opportunity to dive deep into the realm of strategy and excitement with off-screen tabletop gaming and trading card games like Pokémon.
  • Cosplay competitions will encourage self-expression and creativity, allowing young participants to dress up and showcase their passion for their favorite characters with a chance to win prizes.
  • Kids Activities will be tailored for young fans, offering age-appropriate and entertaining activities.

“We are thrilled to introduce KidsCon to Comic Con Cape Town in 2024,” said Carla Massmann, Show Director for Comic Con Cape Town. “KidsCon promises to be an unforgettable experience and really makes Comic Con Cape Town the ultimate family day out. We can’t wait to see everyone there!”

Be sure to follow Comic Con Cape Town and KidsCon on social media to stay up to date with all the announcements leading up to the show.

Comic Con Cape Town, featuring KidsCon, is happening at the CTICC 2 from April 27th to May 1st, 2024. Tickets are now available from R190 on Howler.

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