Big Easy Jr. brings new and beloved toy and pop culture brands together in one area for a fun-filled live event! Families can expect to meet their favorite characters, experience hand-on activations, and enjoy a stage dedicated to kids programming all weekend!


Big Easy Jr. Programming Schedules

Kid’s Stage & Workshop Schedule
Kid’s Meet & Greet Schedule

Kid’s Stage Features

Kids Costume Parade
Little superheroes, princesses, and creatures of all kinds are invited to join the Costume Parade on Sunday and show off their awesome outfits! All contestants under the age of 15 will receive a sticker for participating.

Free Artist Sketches
Would your child like a sketch of Mickey Mouse drawn by a real Disney artist? How about a doodle of Batman or Harley Quinn from a DC Comics illustrator? Stop by the Meet & Greet area in Big Easy Jr. during the scheduled “Free Artist Sketch” times and kids can request a FREE sketch that they can keep and cherish for the rest of their lives!

National Wildlife Federation Animal Presentation with Naturalist David Mizejewski, in partnership with Audubon Nature Institute
David Mizejewski is a television host, media personality, author, blogger and a naturalist with the National Wildlife Federation. He will be appearing at Big Easy Con along with some incredible wildlife to delight both kids and adults alike! Bring the family and come see some truly magnificent creatures while learning tons of fascinating facts!

Dreamworks Screenings
Enjoy 1-hour screenings of Dreamworks’ Spirit: Riding Free and She-Ra!

How to Be Spidey
With all the additions to the Spider-Verse there is many young Spideys in training. Join Spidey-Team as they give a crash course on the inner-workings of being a Spidey, from teamwork to important stretches; learn it all!

Readings with Local Children’s Authors Vernon Smith, Tiger Chaplain, and Z.W. Mohr
Gather ’round and listen while three local children’s authors enchant the Kid’s Stage with live readings of their stories.

Athletes Without Borders
Curious about alternative sports such as fencing or the Afro-Brazilian martial art of Capoeira? Watch incredible demonstrations and see what these cool activities are all about!

Ghostbuster Training
Who you gonna call? How about yourself! Learn the finer points of bustin’ ghosts from some experts!

Kid’s Workshop Features

Tubby and Coo’s Board Game Demos
Peel your eyes off the screens and learn how to play some super fun games!

Louisiana Ghostbusters
Make our own ectoplasm… more commonly known as SLIME!

Create Your Own Fairytale With Z.W. Mohr
Love fairytales? What if you could make up your very own story?! With a little help from local author Z.W. Mohr, dream up a tale that’s truly all your own!

Kid’s Meet & Greets

Take Photos With Beloved Characters
Some of your kids favorite characters will be on hand at Big Easy Con including superheroes, princesses, and more!