Indulge your inner geek at Chi-Fi Convention 2015, March 19-22 at the Palmer House Hilton Hotel and stay at the nearby and much more affordable Best Western Plus Chicago Hotel at Hillside!
Chi-Fi Convention 2015 is a celebration of all things geek! There will a Chi-Fi Artist and Author Gallery, where you can meet authors Clayton Smith, Debby Cairo, Paul Booth, Max Brooks and many more! The Artists Gallery includes The Art of Rodney Pointer, Nerdtastic, Musetap Studios, Cinema Art by Ness, and . . . many more!
Vendors include Comic Wreck, Red Owl Photo, Rhonda Jane’s Collectibles (our personal favorite!), SharkRobot.com and . . . many more! Enjoy geeky workshops such as Make A Costume on the Fly, Light Saber Techniques, Make Your Own Blinkie, Religion in “Dr. Who,” Zombie Makeup and—wait for it—Why Chicago Pizza is the Best Deep Dish Pizza in the Multiverse! And the list goes on.
And what about special programming from the likes of the Bristol Renaissance Faire, Chicago Nerdfighters, Loves Letters Poetry, and Skepchick Network?
The Palmer House Hilton Hotel is located at 17 East Monroe Street in the heart of the Loop. Children 12 and under are admitted for free. Special rates are available for servicemen and women.
Best Western Plus Chicago Hotel at Hillside, just a short trip by car or el train from the Chi-Fi Convention 2015, provides free shuttle service to and from O’Hare Airport in Chicago. The hotel offers affordable, comfortable rooms, a breakfast bar and restaurant and much more. The hotel is pet friendly and offers AAA rates.