AfroCon

Activities

Artist Workshop

Join special guest and comic artist, Robert Richardson, for this interactive art workshop. Learn for fun or to hone your skills. Registration required. Sign up 30 minutes prior to event on 2nd floor. For teens and adults.

Cosplay Contest

Show us what you got! Display your craftsmanship, excitement of diverse superheroes, and acting ability in the AfroCon Cosplay Contest.

Escape the Room

Test your heroic brain against time! Grab your team, to reign supreme, in this superhero escape room. Registration required. Sign up on 2nd floor.

Fan Art Contest

Local artists of all ages (parental permission required for those under age 17) are invited to submit fan art for a competition for the 1st Annual Tampa Bay AfroCon. Submit by Monday, March 4th.

Film Fest

Watch episodes of the supercharged teen, Static Shock, as he fights for freedom and justice. Children’s Area.
Catch Principal Jefferson, aka Black Lightning, as he saves his neighborhood for villains. Community Room B.

Green Screen Photos

No costume? No problem! Have your photo taken, be transformed into a superhero, and share your pictures with friends and family.

Hero Krispy Cakes

Join the superhero cake squad! Use Rice Krispy Treats and your best cake decorating skills to create a heroic masterpiece. While supplies last. Children’s Area.

Lawson-Lee Gaming Corner

Pay tribute to the late great heroes Jerry Lawson (creator of the video game console and cartridge) and Stan Lee (creator of many comic book heroes) by playing retro video games.

Light Saber Battle

Who will reign supreme? Pool noodles are used in this fun way to show off your hero skills. For children. Registration required. Sign up in 1st floor Community Room.

Mallow Heroes

Make superhero treats that fly right into your mouth. While supplies last. Children’s Area.

Rapid Fire Memory Game Show

Cheer on your favorite player while they make as many matches as they can in this fast-paced game.

Tattoo Alley

Wear the mark of a hero! Show the world your new temporary tattoo that is only available at AfroCon.

Snapchat Filters

Take photos of epic proportions. Special filters only available at AfroCon.

Soul Train Letter Scramble

Groove in this fast-paced game show! Cheer for your favorite player as they unscramble letters to reveal comic book heroes.

Story Time

Join two storytellers as they bring superheroes to life in this engaging story time for guests of all ages.

Superhero Gadgets

Come see what you can make with Ozobots, Makey Makeys, and Virtual Reality glasses at your library.

Superhero Masks

No costume? No problem! Kids can color their own masks. While supplies last. Children’s Area.

Superhero Light Up Bracelets

Kids will create light up foam superhero gear in this FUNTASTIC class. Registration required. Sign up 30 minutes prior to event on 2nd floor. For children.

Superhero Lollipops

Turn boring lollipops into superheroes with our special lollipop suits. While supplies last. Children’s Area.