GRNAD RAPIDS, Mich. — Event Director, Mark Hodges, announced via Facebook Grand Rapids Comic-Con is canceled for 2020 saying they "did not feel that it was medically, morally, or fiscally responsible to our staff, vendors, and attendees to attempt to operate the event even in the restrictive environment that exists as of now."
The annual event invites thousands of comic book, animation, and pop-culture collectors from all fandoms together, always seeing cosplaying attendees and kid of all ages. Hodge's team has brought in beloved actors, authors, and animators over the years, and the event was set to serve as a launch-location for Toys For Tots' annual campaign in Michigan for 2020.
The group promises to host several events in the Grand Rapids area over the next 12 months, but have not announced details. They are working with this year's expected guests to have as many of them as possible present in November 2021.
The event was supposed to run November 13th-15th at The DeVos Place.