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Thousands to attend Dragon Con Labor Day weekend

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People wear costumes for Dragon Con in Atlanta. (Source:CNN) People wear costumes for Dragon Con in Atlanta. (Source:CNN)
ATLANTA (CNN) - More than 60,000 people are expected to attend "Dragon Con" in Atlanta this long Labor Day weekend.

Started in 1987, it celebrates all things pop culture, including TV, movies, cartoons, anime, science fiction, fantasy and video games.

And people like to dress up as their favorite characters.

More than 400 celebrities will also be there.

Two celebrities attending are Sir Patrick Stewart of  Star Trek: The Next Generation and Lou Ferrigno of the old The Incredible Hulk TV show.

Dragon Con kicked off Friday and runs through Labor Day.

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