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Comics, cosplay and more: PeoriaCon returns for its 5th year

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On this week's episode of Out and About, WCBU's Jody Holtz speaks with Megan and Jason Johnston, organizers of PeoriaCon 2023, Peoria’s premiere pop culture fest.

The event returns for its 5th year in the Peoria area, attracting guests from Chicago to St. Louis and everywhere in between. Artists, special guests, comic book dealers, a cosplay contest with best of show cash prizes, games and collectibles all round out the two-day festival taking place at Expo Gardens Saturday, March 4 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, March 5 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tickets will be sold at the door. For more information, visit the festival website.

Jody Holtz is WCBU's assistant program director, host of WCBU's newsmagazine All Things Peoria and producer of WCBU’s arts and culture podcast Out and About.