Activities

Chicago TARDIS offers a wide range of activities in addition the the expected Guest Interviews, Autograph and Photograph Opportunities, and Dealers Room. Detailed information will appear here in the autumn. Until then, please read on for a general feel of the weekend.

General Time Table of Events:

  • Thursday evening: Registration opens for Pr-registered Members at 5 p.m. (until 8 p.m.); Reserved/All-Access Reception from 8-10 p.m.
  • Friday: Registration opens 9 a.m. (until 6 p.m.); Programming Begins 10 a.m. (until late); Dealers Room opens noon (until 6). (11 a.m. for Premium Members). Evening reception at 8 p.m. (approximately). The Don’t Blink Dance Party goes on until the early hours of the morning.
  • Saturday: Registration opens 9 a.m. (until 6 p.m.); Programming Begins 9:30 a.m. (until late); Dealers Room opens 10 a.m. (until 6). Evening reception at 8 p.m. (approximately.) The Cyberkaraoke Britrock Party carries on until early Sunday morning.
  • Sunday: Registration opens 9 a.m. (until 2 p.m.); Programming Begins 10 a.m. (until 6 p.m.); Dealers Room opens 10 a.m. (until 4).

So, What’s There To Do?

All the details will be forthcoming in the fall. You can expect the following things:

  • Three-four separate tracks of daytime programming, including Guest Interviews, discussion panels, demonstrations and presentations.
  • Camp Time Lord, our Kids’ Programming room filled with drop-in crafts and a specific schedule of stories, games, and other activities.
  • Gaming Citadel, a fun place to chill while playing the best in Doctor Who-related games. Look for daily RPG opportunities as well as several games crafted specifically for Chicago TARDIS.
  • Cosplay/Costuming Competitions and Events, including our Friday night Chronological Cavalcade cosplay parade, our stellar Saturday night Masquerade, and plenty of panels and fan-organized meet-ups.
  • Mysterious Theatre 337, our annual classic series meets Mystery Science Theater 3000 mash-up.
  • Evening parties, including our Live Charity Auction/Reception on Friday night and our Don’t Blink Dance on Friday night, and our famous Britrock Cyberkaraoke Party on Saturday night.
  • Special Opportunities to Socialize with Our Guests, , featuring our Thursday night reception for our All-Access and Reserved Members, plus Friday and Saturday receptions with certain guests (additional fee required).

Last updated December 30, 2016