Star Trek Convention Las Vegas – Creation Entertainment’s annual Star Trek convention has a new name this year, but is bringing many familiar faces from nearly every iteration of the Star Trek franchise to Las Vegas Rio with the 55-year Mission Tour in August.
Following the cancellation of last year’s Star Trek Las Vegas convention due to the global pandemic, Creation is set to return to Las Vegas with headliners such as William Shatner, George Takei, Nichelle Nichols, Walter Koenig, Jeri Ryan, and Kelsey Grammar during the five- Day event, which starts on Wednesday August 11th and runs until Sunday August 15th.
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In addition to the guests above, Brent Spiner, Gates McFadden, David Ajala, Denise Crosby, Anthony Rapp, Robert Beltran, Armin Shimerman, Mary Chieffo, Blu del Barrio, Cirroc Lofton, Dominic Keating, Garrett Wang, Nana Visitor, Isa Briones, James Darren, Jayne Brook, John Billingsley, John de Lancie, Jonathan del Arco, Kenneth Mitchell, Michelle Hurd, Nicole de Boer, Noah Averbach-Katz, Shazad Latif, Terry Farrell, Tim Russ, Brannon Braga, Denise & Mike Okuda, Jeri Taylor and many more are scheduled to appear.
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In addition to the celebrity guests, the event will also include behind-the-scenes presentations, costume and trivia contests, no-minimum bid auction, special fan-made music videos, along with a vendor’s room filled with Star Trek merchandise.
The Saturday Night Gala Celebration will return with the Nevada Pops Orchestra. This special night features maestro Richard McGee and a 45-piece orchestra honoring Gene Roddenberry’s 100th birthday and his legacy and impact. Special Quest conductors will be Dennis McCarthy (Grammy Award-winning composer) and Jeff Russo (Emmy Award- winning composer are known) for his score of
) will perform with the orchestra. The concert is Saturday, August 14 at 9:30 p.m. and will require a separate ticket of $75 is required for general admission.
For cosplayers, Saturday is the day! The costume competition with celebrity judges, special costume panels on stage, the annual costume parade throughout the convention, and a number of cosplayer meet-ups are all planned. Garak’s Tailor and Repair will return to handle all emergency suit repairs for free throughout the weekend.
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General admission tickets are available in advance at creationent.com or at the door and start at $65 for a single day. Show hours are Wednesday and Thursday, 10:30 – 19:00, Friday, 10:00 – 19:00, Saturday, 8:30 – 19:00. and Sunday, 10:00 – 18:00. (times are tentative).
For those who are fully vaccinated, you must bring proof of vaccination, along with your valid ID, to receive a special colored wristband that will allow you to enter the entire convention. You can bring the physical card, OR a printed or digital copy of the card. For those who are not vaccinated or partially vaccinated, we need a negative COVID-19 test result, which should be taken within 72 hours (3 days) of the convention. For those who attend Tuesday-Thursday with a negative test, you will receive a special colored wristband that will give you access until Thursday. An additional COVID test is required by Friday for those attending on Friday and/or until Sunday. There are Rapid Test options available in the Las Vegas area. Visit the website and use the zip code 89103 for the search. We may have a small number of testers on site at that time on a first-come-first-served basis, but to ensure access to the convention, please visit the above website to make your appointment and get your rapid results. : If you receive a positive COVID-19 test, you are entitled to a refund for the days you are unable to attend, which will be provided after the convention ends. Following the mandates set by the State of Nevada and the City of Las Vegas*, effective July 30, 2021, mask wearing is mandatory indoors for all attendees, regardless of vaccination status. Sanitizer stations will be placed throughout the convention area for public use. If you feel sick, please go. NOT with.
Members of the staff will be on the ground in Las Vegas to bring you all the latest news from the convention, along with live-tweeting the major panels and sharing photos on Twitter and Facebook throughout the weekend.
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After skipping Star Trek Las Vegas 2020 for obvious reasons, Creation Entertainment returns to the Rio Suites Hotel from August 11-15 with an event now called the 55-Year Mission Tour Las Vegas, for the 55th anniversary of to celebrate the Star Trek franchise. This year also marks the 50th anniversary of Creation Entertainment running in-person conventions and they are expecting over 15,000 Star Trek fans in attendance to help celebrate the milestone.
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Along with guest stars from Star Trek movies. A number of behind-the-scenes Star Trek vets are also featured, including Ronald D. Moore and Ronald B. Moore, Jeff Russo, Brannon Braga, Mike and Denise Okuda, and many more. The complete guest list can be found at creationent.com.
And there are several unique science panels from leading industry expert Dr. Mohamed Noor, Dean of Natural Sciences at Duke University and science consultant for Star Trek, who focuses on how real-life science meets the Star Trek universe. Dr. David Williams, a renowned planetary geologist with Arizona State University and consultant on many NASA planetary missions, will discuss the exploration of our solar system and its many diverse planets, moons and asteroids as well as the past and future exploration of Saturn’s largest Moon.
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The 55-year mission includes special nighttime programming, including the Saturday Night Gala Celebration with the Nevada Pops Orchestra. This special night features maestro Richard McGee and a 45-piece orchestra honoring Gene Roddenberry’s 100th birthday and his legacy and impact. Special guest conductors are Dennis McCarthy and Jeff Russo. Anthony Rapp and Isa Briones will perform with the orchestra. The concert is on Saturday, August 14 at 9:30 p.m. (a separate $75 ticket is required for general admission).
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For cosplayers, Saturday offers the costume competition with celebrity judges, special costume panels on stage, the annual costume parade throughout the convention, and a number of cosplayer meet-ups are all planned. Garak’s Tailor and Repair will return to handle all emergency suit repairs for free throughout the weekend.
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Additionally, there will be more behind-the-scenes presentations, costume and trivia contests, no-minimum bid auctions of unique collectibles and one-of-a-kind items, and special fan-made music videos. The exhibition hall will be joined by major companies and distributors selling and displaying sci-fi collectibles from around the universe.
General admission tickets are available in advance (www.creationent.com) or at the door and start at $65 for a single day. Show hours are Wednesday and Thursday, 10:30 – 19:00, Friday, 10:00 – 19:00, Saturday, 8:30 – 19:00. and Sunday, 10:00 – 18:00. (times are tentative). Note that each celebrity has their own schedule of days they will be there, so check the guests page to make sure you don’t miss your favorites.
Most of the team is going to STLV 2021. We will report on all the big news here on the site along with regular updates on our social media. OuAs we count down the days until Creation Entertainment’s annual Star Trek convention kicks off on August 1st in Las Vegas, you might be thinking, “There’s no way I can afford this thing, right? It seems so expensive!”
Believe me, I understand. Whenever I talk to my friends about their Las Vegas convention budgets, the numbers are often quite intimidating – hotel and travel costs alone can sometimes top $2,000 USD, and that’s not even including the cost of admission to the five days event included.
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