Hasbro has unveiled additional entertainment programming details for the first ever HASCON FANmily event. Happening September 8 – 10, 2017 at the Rhode Island Convention Center and Dunkin’ Donuts Center in Providence, Rhode Island, HASCON will bring Hasbro’s most iconic brands to life.
Joining the previously announced all-star lineup is a performance by GRAMMY-nominated rapper and singer-songwriter Flo Rida, who will perform a full set to HASCON guests the evening of Saturday, September 9, and a meet and greet with actress, dance icon and NYT bestselling author, Maddie Ziegler, Isabela Moner, and family-friendly internet personalities, the Eh Bee Family. Also joining HASCON is veteran voice actress Susan Blu, MLB-retired designated hitter David “Big Papi” Ortiz, current center fielder Jackie Bradley Jr. (of the Boston Red Sox), New England Patriots running back and Super Bowl 51 Hero James White (of the New England Patriots) and internationally acclaimed and award-winning storyteller Len Cabral.
HASCON will also feature a panel and autograph session with talent and creators from Hasbro’s upcoming Netflix original series for kids Stretch Armstrong and the Flex Fighters. Ogie Banks, Walter Koenig, Scott Menville, series executive producer/writer Kevin Burke, series executive producer/writer Chris “Doc” Wyatt and series supervising director Vic Cook will be featured on the panel and at the autograph session on Sunday, September 10.
Previously announced programming includes a performance and meet and greet with Multi-Platinum GRAMMY Award-Winning singer-songwriter Daya, panel discussions with Stan Lee, James Gunn, Lorenzo di Bonaventura, Dude Perfect and many more.
This unique event will bring Hasbro’s most iconic brands to life like never before, including TRANSFORMERS, MY LITTLE PONY, NERF, MAGIC: THE GATHERING, PLAY-DOH, MONOPOLY and G.I. JOE and exceptional partner brands such as BEYBLADE, DREAMWORKS TROLLS and SESAME STREET. Fans will get a peek behind the Hasbro curtain during the three days filled with exciting first-look previews and panels from Hasbro’s biggest television and movie series, including Hasbro’s TRANSFORMERS: RESCUE BOTS, LITTLEST PET SHOP and MY LITTLE PONY: FRIENDSHIP IS MAGIC as seen on Hasbro’s joint-venture television network Discovery Family.
In addition, there will be activities inspired by several iconic Disney properties, including Disney Princess, Frozen, Elena of Avalor, Moana and Descendants 2, as well as Star Wars and Marvel’s Avengers, Spider-Man and Guardians of the Galaxy. From movie props and costumes on display, to hands-on fun through art tutorials and more, these areas will be can’t-miss destinations during the show.