Panel applications available for Sunshine City Scare

Panel applications are available for Sunshine City Scare, which will be May 13-14 at the historic Coliseum and surrounding area in beautiful downtown St. Petersburg. The deadline for panel applications is April 10. Florida Comic Cons is a sponsor of Sunshine City Scare 2023.

Good panels are a vital part of a great convention. And it’s even better when the panels are relevant to con themes. So, Sunshine City Scare is seeking panel applicants who will help bring the event’s subgenre’s to life — anime horrorvideo game horror as well as horror in movies & TV.


Sunshine City Scare panels, panels, and more panels!

Sunshine City Scare panels give a voice to the fandom and a forum for the experts! Panels are 45 minutes in length, and include a projector (panels in auditorium include a mic). And there are 6 categories of panels:

  • In-character cosplay panels: At in-character cosplay panels, your favorite characters come to life in live performances. Apply now.
  • Interactive panels: Interactive panels engage audiences in fun games and activities. Apply now.
  • Skills panels: Skills panels and instructional panels are you’re one-stop guide to learning new skillz. Apply now.
  • Discussion panels: Fans participate in a facilitator-led discussion on topics only nerds and geeks can appreciate (or understand). Apply now.
  • Dance panels: Dance panels are dedicated to idol, anime, KPOP, JPOP, vocaloid, and choreography associated with popular music groups. Apply now.
  • Other panels: Do you have an idea for a panel that doesn’t fit into our categories? Cool. Please share. We’ll take a look at it. Apply now.





Sunshine City Scare is a new breed of horror con

Sunshine City Scare is a new breed of horror convention that featuresand anime horror and video game horror as well as horror in movies and a very special guest. The event’s celebrity guests include voice actors and live-action actors who have voiced, portrayed, or created wonderful horror characters in the various horror subgenres.





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Florida Comic Cons has the Con Calendar, a curated calendar of comic, anime, horror, and other pop-culture conventions to keep you, the fandom, informed and apprised (you’re welcome). Quit wasting time with internet searches that take too long and still leave you asking questions.  The Con Calendar’s event listings include all the con info like ticket prices and links, vendor registration, and lots more!

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