Opening Ceremonies. The official kick-off to the 64th World Science Fiction Convention. (Wednesday, 1:00 pm).
Babel Conference Ambassadorial Reception. Come join us for a reception welcoming everyone to this year's Worldcon (and to our Star Trek 40th Anniversary Celebration -- Star Trek costumes invited). (Wednesday 8:00 pm)
Chesley Award Ceremony. (Thursday, 6:30 pm.)
Guests of Honor Event & Special Awards. A spotlight time for each of L.A.con IV's Guests of Honor. A few special awards will also be presented. (Thursday, 8:00 pm)
Masquerade. Traditionally one the highlights of the convention. Costuming
experts from around the world sometimes spend the entire year preparing for
this event. Come see what they've created. (Friday, 8:00 pm)
... Masquerade Rules
... Masquerade Entry Form
Hugo Awards. The Oscars of the science fiction world. (Saturday 8:00 pm)
Closing Ceremonies. The official conclusion of this year's Worldcon. Come bid farewell and see what last surprises are in store. (Sunday, 4:00 pm)
Also, but not yet scheduled,
Frankie Thomas Memorial. Come share your memories -- happy and sad, funny and heartwarming -- about Frankie Thomas. L.A.con IV's Special Guest, the one and only Tom Corbett, Space Cadet, was an actor of note, an author of Sherlockian mysteries, a bridge teacher, and more. Come hear about his life and career and share your own memories of him as a friend or just what watching him perform meant to you.
Howard DeVore Memorial. Come share your memories -- happy and sad, funny and really funny -- about Howard DeVore. L.A.con's Fan Guest of Honor may not be with us in person, but we know he's watching. And laughing. Come celebrate his life with family and friends.