Dragon Con 2017 draws creative, cosplaying crowds

Dragon Con, a multi-genre convention founded in 1987, kicked off its Labor Day weekend run Friday, September 1 and continued through Monday, September 4. The event was spread out across 5 host hotels in Atlanta, Georgia, including the Hyatt Regency Atlanta, Atlanta Hilton, Sheraton Atlanta, Atlanta Marriott Marquis and the Westin Peachtree Plaza Hotel in downtown Atlanta. According to the event’s website, Dragon Con focuses on science fiction and fantasy, gaming, comics, literature, art, music and film. Past convention attendance has topped over 77,000 people. Those interested in attending next year’s convention can visit the event website.