Dragon Con 2022 Charity Events

Open Hand Atlanta logoFor 2022, Dragon Con’s charity events will benefit Open Hand Atlanta, which prepares, packs, and delivers over 5,500 meals per day in Metro Atlanta and rural Georgia. Two previous fan favorites will be back this year: the charity coloring book and the virtual Dragon Con Hustle 5K. We’ll also have an escape room event!

The Dragon Con Hustle: Jubilee is a virtual 5K, meaning you can complete the distance any way and at any location, including logging miles at Dragon Con!  You can even break up the distance and complete it over several days to make it more manageable. You can also post your sweaty selfie on social media afterwards, tagging it with #DragonConHustle so we can see it and give you a virtual high-five. Everyone who registers receives a 3-inch medal with a BritTrack theme, complete with a ribbon featuring the Dragon Con logo and the logo of the charity beneficiary. You’ll also get a custom digital bib to download and print out or use on social media. Registration for the run is $35, and you can register here.

The Dragon Con Charity Coloring Book Vol. 2 will be available at the Charity Events Booth (Marriott Marquis level, open 10AM–7PM Friday and Saturday), as well as at the Coloring for Charity events: Thursday 7PM, Friday 8:30PM, and Sunday 8:30PM, The Learning Center (Hyatt).

The Dragon Con Escape Room, 10AM–2PM Friday in Sheraton Valdosta, is inspired by Victorian mystery tales and the beloved board game of secret passages and murder weapons. Sponsored by the Alternate and Historical Fiction Track, this is an escape room game for 6 to 8 players to solve a whodunit in 25 minutes. Donation to charity is required to play.

The main charity event is, of course, the Charity Auction, Sunday 11AM–3PM in Hyatt Grand Hall C. The Charity Events Booth will be accepting donations in advance. Items sold at past charity auctions have included books, comic books, artwork, signed photos, movie props and replicas, toys, games, costumes, store and restaurant gift cards, weekend getaways at hotels, a meal with an actor or writer, a writing review by an editor, and much more.

More charity events during the con:

Dragon Comedy 4 A Cause: Come have a laugh with stand-up comedy! Admission is free, donations are encouraged, and laughing is mandatory! Thursday 8:30PM, Crystal Ballroom (Hilton).

American Sci-Fi Classics Charity Lock-Ins: We lock you in with a crowd of semi-willing participants, and the only way to escape is to donate! M103–M105 (Marriott). Feature presentations: Dr. Strange (1978), Thursday 11:30PM; Barn of the Blood Llama!, Saturday 10PM; Legends of the Superheroes (1979), Sunday 7PM.

MSFM Charity Crafts & Games Night: We’ll have card games, board games, and activity stations for a chill, relaxing evening of crafting and gaming fun for all ages! Kid Friendly. Saturday 8:30PM, Chastain DE (Westin).

MSFM Charity Team Trivia: When the kids are away the adults will play… trivia! Donations suggested for teams entering the contest. Mature Audiences. Saturday 10PM, Chastain DE (Westin).

Midnight Fantasy Games and Charity Color: Chill with the Fantasy Literature Crew as we play games, talk, and host a charity color party. Crayons available. Saturday 11:30PM, Embassy CD (Hyatt).

New Toons Fundraiser Sing-Along: Sing along to some of this generation’s greatest animated musical hits, benefiting Dragon Con’s official charity. Sunday 2:30PM, Grant West (Hilton).

14th Annual Don S. Davis Memorial Charity Auction: Military Sci-fi Media hosts this annual tribute to the late actor. Sunday 4–6:30PM, Hanover C–E (Hyatt).

Heroes, Villians, and Humanity Charity Game Show: Our team version of Cards against Humanity. Charity donations are a great way to sway the judges! Mature Audiences. Sunday 10PM, M302–303 (Marriott).

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