Wizard World St. Louis postponed to 2022, Chicago event delayed to August

Aquaman star Jason Momoa attended the 2019 Wizard World St. Louis convention.

‘Aquaman’ star Jason Momoa attended the 2019 Wizard World St. Louis convention.

The Wizard World convention’s scheduled 2021 live events in St. Louis (March 12-14), Cleveland (Feb. 26-28), and Chicago (June 24-27) have been postponed due to COVID-19 restrictions, the company announced Thursday.

The St. Louis version of Wizard World, a “comic con”-style event, will be delayed to 2022. The 2021 event was also canceled due to COVID-19. The Chicago show was rescheduled for August 2021, and a new date is not yet announced for Cleveland.

The new dates are as follows:
· Wizard World Chicago, August 27-29, 2021 (Donald E. Stephens Convention Center)
· Wizard World St. Louis, May 6-8, 2022 (location TBD)
· Wizard World Cleveland (Date and location TBD)

Fans who purchased general admission or VIP tickets for the original dates may use those for the rescheduled dates when they are announced. Artists, exhibitors and others associated with the event can expect communication from Wizard Brands soon regarding the new dates, the company said. All interested parties are also encouraged to follow progress via the relaunched wizardworld.com website.

This is in addition to schedule adjustments to Wizard World New Orleans, Philadelphia and Portland announced last month. The updated 2021-22 Wizard World live events calendar is as follows:

· Wizard World Chicago, August 27-29, 2021 (Donald E. Stephens Convention Center)
· Wizard World Philadelphia, November 12-14, 2021 (Greater Philadelphia Expo Center)
· Wizard World New Orleans, January 7-9, 2022 (Ernest N. Morial Convention Center)
· Wizard World Portland, January 28-30, 2022 (location TBD)
· Wizard World St. Louis, May 6-8, 2022 (location TBD)
· Wizard World Cleveland (Date and location TBD)

Wizard Brands continues to produce Wizard World Virtual Experiences, in which celebrities from favorite TV shows, film franchises and more conduct group video Q&As, available on Twitch, Facebook and YouTube. Wizard Brands has conducted nearly 200 of these free sessions to date, which have been expanded to include artists, authors, cosplayers, trivia, karaoke and other elements of the Wizard World event experience. The schedule of upcoming sessions is available at www.wizardworld.com.