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||Wizard World postponed until June 24-27, 2021
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Wizard Entertainment, Inc. announced that its Wizard World Chicago convention, originally scheduled for Aug. 20-23 at Rosemont's Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, has been postponed due to the continuing COVID-19 pandemic.
The revised dates for the 23rd annual eventWizard World's largest and longest running showare June 24-27, 2021.
Fans who purchased general admission and/or VIP tickets for the original dates may use those for the rescheduled dates. Artists, exhibitors and others associated with the event can expect communication from Wizard Entertainment soon regarding the new dates.
Previously, Wizard World announced other entries on its early calendar of events taking place in 2021: New Orleans, January 8-10; Philadelphia, Jan. 15-17; Portland, January 29-31; Cleveland, February 26-28; and St. Louis, March 12-14.
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