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Calling All Vikings Fans! Alexander Ludwig (Bjorn Ironside) to Appear at the First Ever U.S. Vikings Convention

La Plata, MD, May 1, 2017 – The Red Serpents is pleased to announce Alexander Ludwig – Bjorn Ironside – to VikingsCon.

The first fan convention supporting the History Channel’s hit television series Vikings is coming to the Washington DC Area. On October 21 & 22, 2017, The Red Serpents will immerse you into a time that is rich with Viking history and culture.

VikingsCon is a mash up of a traditional fan convention and a Renaissance Festival. With several of the actors from the hit series, Vikings in attendance, guests will have the opportunity to purchase autographs, professional photo ops and VIP passes. In addition, special panels, workshops and demos, such as axe throwing, battle strategies and shield wall formations will be offered during this special weekend.

The convention will take place 30 miles outside of Washington, D.C. at the Charles County Fairgrounds in La Plata, Maryland. The significant amount of space will allow for plenty of vendors and artists to show off their unique creations in a village setting, as well as a designated area for an overnight Vikings encampment.

“We are pleased to bring this unique convention to the DC metro area and have already received a lot of interest and support from fans of the show as well as historians and reenactors,” says Kelly McLeod Montgomery, Founder and CEO of The Red Serpents. “There will be plenty of exciting updates in the upcoming months, including several guest announcements. If you love the show, you won’t want to miss this event.”

The Red Serpents are currently looking for vendors and artists as well as food trucks. Tickets for the convention are now on sale, including a photo op and meet and greet with Alexander Ludwig.

About The Red Serpents:

The Red Serpents are fans of ancient history, and culture. In August of 2015, they hosted their first convention for fans of the Starz television series, Spartacus in Waldorf, Maryland. Their mission is to host fan conventions that demonstrates the fighting techniques of various ancient cultures, and to display artistic creations and interpretations in the areas of armor making, leathering, paintings, drawings, comic books, film screenings and much more.

For more information about VikingsCon and to purchase tickets, please visit the VikingsCon Site

About Harry C. (1056 Articles)
Founder of The Next Issue Podcast and Pop Culture Uncovered, Harry has been reading comics since he could reach a news stand. He is also a cosplayer with his current favorite role as being Bishop, of the X-men. He is a fan of Marvel, Image and DC and is really passionate about making sure that kids get the opportunity to read. This leads him to getting out to places with comics that others no longer need and putting them into the hands of kids who will treasure them. His favorite comic characters are Batman, Spider-man, and Tony Chiu.

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