Emporium of the Weird

Oddmall: Emporium of the Weird at a glance

  • WHAT: Emporium of the Weird is Oddmall’s largest and most established show. It features over 260 booths showcasing the works and wonders of an abundance of artists, crafters, entertainers, and purveyors of games, toys, comics, and all things geeky, awesome, amazing, amazingly amazing, and amazingly amazingly amazing. Live entertainment, costume contests, and a variety of interesting diversions fascinate even the most jaded of curmudgeons. Average attendance is 10,000-12,000 guests.
  • WHEN: May 4-5, 2019
  • WHEN WHEN: Saturday 10am-6pm, Sunday 10am-5pm.
  • WHERE:  John S. Knight Center – 77 E. Mill Street, Akron OH 44308
  • HOW MUCH: While entry is FREE your $5 donation is appreciated. The first 50 people who make such a donation will earn a free SWAG BAG!!!!!!
  • HOW: Drive, jog, traipse, mosey, or skedaddle. Maybe ride on the back of a giant turtle. I don’t know. Use your imagination.
  • HUH: Vendor information can be found here.
  • WHY: The original Oddmall, Emporium of the Weird is the place to be. It’s kind of a big deal.

Jazz Unique to Emporium of the Weird

  • ODDMALL MAY OR MAY NOT HAVE TALENT! That’s absolutely correct. Oddmall is hosting a talent show. Everyone is invited to participate. Click here for more information.
  • The “ONE OF US” Spaghetti Warehouse Shindig at Spaghetti Warehouse. The RSVP form can be found here! It’s over for now!
  • WEDDINGS!!!! Yep, people are getting hitched at Oddmall… If you and your significant other are interested in getting married on stage at Oddmall please let us know.
  • TATTOOS! Tattoo artists are welcome at Oddmall. If you are a tattoo artist interested in tattooing at the show please email Andy to discuss the details.
  • SWAG BAGS! The first 50 people who make a donation at the door each day will receive a snazzy swag bag full of sweet, sweet Oddmall goodies and awesome stuff donated by our incredible Oddmall vendors!

Emporium of the Weird Vendor List

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20. Rhiaanon Massaro: Artist 
21. Rhiaanon Massaro: Artist 
22. Three Clover Candles
23. Hooter Essentials*
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35. Smithfits Bazaare Emporium
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43. Edifice Photography
44. Our Non-Euclidean Life
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53. The Mighty Jungle
54. Planet Polly
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81. Earthenwood Studio
82. Pandora’s Creation*
83. Grixdolls
84. Kristine’s Kreations
85. Pandora’s Creation*
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105. Oh Malice Me
106. Crafty Shop of Horrors
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177. Live Dream Create & Mutha Oith Creations
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194. Kylan and Ken/Geek Watch One
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196. Lula Roe: Cinderella’s Lost Slipper
197. Lula Roe: Cinderella’s Lost Slipper
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203. Pirates of the Rusty Cutlass
204. Valhalla’s Anvil
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207. Akron Henna Art
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218. Heaven Can Wait
219. The Artful Cricket
220. Queen Sized by Cheryl
221. Dot! Ink*
222. The Siren’s Secret Treasures*
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227. Rubber City Book Posse
228. Phantom booth Productions
229. Ghostbusters
230. Cleveland Concoction
231. Games Library (Open Gaming)
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Lower Rotunda: Akron Symphony Orchestra
Lower Rotunda: The Devil Strip

 

Entertainment Schedule

May 5

11am- O’Brian
12pm- Kate Hart
1pm- Pozzezzed One
2pm- Michael McFarland
3pm- Costume Contest
3:30pm-Talent Show
4:30pm- Sean Benjamin
5:30pm- Oddmall Band

May 6

11am- O’Brian
12pm- Michael McFarland
1pm- Shuvani Dance Company
2pm- Juice Lee
3pm- Costume Contest
3:30pm- Visions of the Nile Dance
4:30pm- Oddmall Band

 

PANELS SCHEDULE

SATURDAY

10-WAYWARD SONS-A SUPERNATURAL FAN PANEL
11-MEET THE PIRATES OF THE RUSTY CUTLASS
12-MARK AND KYLAN-ASK US ANYTHING!!
1-PARANORMAL ADVENTURES WITH O.R.B.S.
2-A DECADE OF THE MARVEL CINEMATIC UNIVERSE
4-FOLLOW THE MAZE: A WESTWORLD FAN PANEL
5-THROUGH TIME AND SPACE: A DOCTOR WHO FAN PANEL

SUNDAY

10- WAYWARD SONS-A SUPERNATURAL FAN PANEL
11- FOLLOW THE MAZE: A WESTWORLD FAN PANEL
12-NERDCORE FOR YOUR EARHOLZ WITH JUICE LEE
1- PARANORMAL ADVENTURES WITH O.R.B.S.
2- MEET THE PIRATES OF THE RUSTY CUTLASS
4- A DECADE OF THE MARVEL CINEMATIC UNIVERSE
5- THROUGH TIME AND SPACE: A DOCTOR WHO FAN PANEL