Great Southern Restaurants Welcomes Pensacon!
The Fish House, Atlas Oyster House and The Deck Bar are pleased to once again join forces with Pensacon, Pensacola’s Comic Convention, to present five nights of themed décor, music, photo opportunities, original movie prop displays and fun at one giant complex.
The entire complex will be decked out in three different Pensacon themes Wednesday, February 26, through Sunday, March 1, 2020. The Fish House will be transformed into Harry Potter’s Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, Atlas will feature the world of Star Trek and The Deck Bar will be transformed into the Cantina from Star Wars!
We are proud to be a signature restaurant for Pensacon with hundreds of celebrities joining us for dinner each year. The past years we have had William Shatner – Captain Kirk in the original Star Trek, David Prowse – Darth Vader, Catherine Tate – Dr. Who and The Office, Chris Rankin – Harry Potter, Joey Fatone – NSYNC, Sean Biggerstaff – Harry Potter, Lew Temple – The Walking Dead, Luke Youngblood – Harry Potter, Denise Crosby – Star Trek: The Next Generation, Michael Rooker – The Walking Dead and Guardians of the Galaxy, Brent Spiner – Star Trek: The Next Generation, Natalia Tena – Harry Potter and Game of Thrones, Glenn Morshower – 24, Transformers, Ian Beattie – Game of Thrones, Pom Klementtieff – Guardians of the Galaxy and Avengers, Barry Bostwick – Rocky Horror and Spin City, Patricia Quinn and Nell Campbell – Rocky Horror, Scott Wilson – The Walking Dead, David Bradley – Harry Potter and Game of Thrones, Jeremy Bulloch – Boba Fett in Star Wars, Walter Koening – Chekov from the original Star Trek and many more. You never know which celebrity guests might stop in to Our House!
Wednesday, February 26 – Come enjoy Ladies’ Night out on the Star Wars Cantina Bar with $2 drinks for the ladies with DJ Lao playing all night long.
Thursday, February 27 – Official Pensacon Kickoff Party with our house DJ
6:00 p.m. – Registration Open for Cosplay Costume Contest at the Cantina Deck Bar
8:30 p.m. – Cosplay Costume Contest
Our house DJ will be playing your favorites – also offering special Pensacon themed cocktails. In addition, we will be hosting a Cosplay Costume Contest with your chance to win many valuable giveaways! Cosplay Contest registration beginning at 6:00 p.m Cosplay Costume Contest begins at 8:30 p.m. The contest will be judged by cosplayer and costume designer LaVonne French and Pensacon cosplayers.
Friday, February 28 – Sunday, March 1
The fun continues throughout the weekend with all of the restaurants in the complex decked out in Pensacon themes with dozens of fun photo opportunties. Each night our house DJ starts at 7:00 p.m. with special drink features in each venue, photo opportunities, and more.
Fish House – Harry Potter’s Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry
The Fish House will be transformed into Hogwarts with potions, Quidditch, wands, and Diagon Alley with our entire team joining in the fun! Want a selfie with a life-size Dementor? How about a photo with your own “Have You Seen This Wizard?” poster? Are you curious about which Hogwarts house you would be placed in – the Sorting Hat will be at the Fish House. Drink specials at the Fish House include The Goblet of Fire, Veritaserum, Butterbeer and more. 11:00 a.m. – Until (each day and night)
Atlas Oyster House – Star Trek Scenes
Atlas will be transformed into scenes from Star Trek with a galaxy that will take you beyond the final frontier! Want your picture taken with authentic props from the motion picture? How about a photo from the Captain’s chair? Atlas will showcase a life-size original Borg movie prop as well as original translights from the deck of the Starship Enterprise as well an original movie prop of the ship. Drink specials at Atlas include The James Tea Kirk, Mind Meld and the Warp Core Breach. 11:00 a.m. – Until (each day and night)
Deck Bar – Star Wars Cantina
The Deck Bar will be transformed into the Star Wars Cantina Scene fit for pilots and various dangerous aliens. Want your picture taken Han in Carbonite? How about hanging out with a couple of Jawas? Have your photo taken at the galaxy wall for the ultimate Star Wars photo op.
11:00 a.m. – Until (each day and night)
Four blocks away from the Pensacola Bay Center, The Fish House, Atlas Oyster House and The Deck Bar are the places to be in Downtown Pensacola to celebrate Pensacon. Pensacon provides trolley service to and from the complex. For more information, please visit greatsouthernrestaurants.com.