In October when Creation Entertainment canceled 2020 Star Trek Las Vegas Convention they also announced a new “55 Year Mission Tour” Star Trek celebrity-filled convention in Las Vegas for August 2021. That con will be the new Star Trek Las Vegas in all but name. Now they are adding some regional conventions for the “tour” as well.
Sci-Fi Summits 2021
In 2021 Creation Entertainment is bringing back in-person conventions, and celebrating the 55th anniversary of Star Trek with the “The 55-Year Mission Tour.” In addition to the big five-day Las Vegas event in August, there are now three more “Sci-Fi Summit” events in the USA and Canada planned for 2021. All of the Sci-Fi Summit events will be three days long and primarily feature celebrities from the Star Trek franchise, with Star Trek’s William Shatner healding each. There will also be stars from other sci-fi franchises appearing at these events, including The Orville, The Boys, The Mandalorian, Umbrella Academy, and others.
The following celebrities have been lined up so far for each location…
Vancouver, BC: July 16-18, 2021
Star Trek stars: William Shatner (Original Series), Anthony Rapp (Discovery), Denise Crosby (The Next Generation), Doug Jones (Discovery), Gates McFadden (The Next Generation), Isa Briones (Picard), James Frain (Discovery), Jeri Ryan (Voyager & Picard), John de Lancie (The Next Generation), Jonathan Del Arco (The Next Generation & Picard), Marina Sirtis (The Next Generation), Michelle Hurd (Picard), Shazad Latif (Discovery) & Mary Wiseman (Discovery).
Edison, New Jersey: September 10-12, 2021
Star Trek stars: William Shatner (Original Series), Anthony Rapp (Discovery), Evan Evagora (Picard), Isa Briones (Picard), Jeri Ryan (Voyager & Picard), Mary Chieffo (Discovery), Michelle Hurd (Picard), Nana Visitor (Deep Space Nine), Terry Farrell (Deep Space Nine) Wilson Cruz (Star Trek: Discovery) & Mary Wiseman (Discovery).
The Orville stars: Mark Jackson, Penny Johnson Jerald (also Deep Space Nine) & Scott Grimes.
Jacksonville, FL: September 10-12, 2021
William Shatner (Original Series), Anthony Rapp (Discovery), Casey Biggs (Deep Space Nine), Chase Masterson (Deep Space Nine), Ethan Phillips (Voyager), Garrett Wang (Voyager), James Frain (Discovery), Jeff Combs (Deep Space Nine & Enterprise), Jeri Ryan (Voyager & Picard), Max Grodenchik (Deep Space Nine), Shazad Latif (Discovery) & Vaughn Armstrong (Enterprise).
Tickets are not on sale yet, but there are more details at creationent.com where you can also sign up for their e-mail list to get updates on these events.
More Star Trek guests for 55-Year Mission Las Vegas event
Since the original announcement in October, there have been more guests confirmed for the 55-Year Mission Tour event coming to the Rio Hotel in Las Vegas on August 11-15, 2021. Newly added celebs include Rebecca Romijn (Strange New Worlds), Mary Wiseman (Discovery), and Penny Johnson Jerald (Deep Space Nine, The Orville).
In total, the event has confirmed 87 guests, including headliners William Shatner, Sonequa Martin-Green (Discovery), Jeri Ryan (Voyager, Picard), and for the first time TNG guest star Kelsey Grammar.
For more details and a complete guest list, visit creation.com.
Keep up with the Star Trek events news at TrekMovie.com.