International King of Pop Fanvention™
August 29-31 2013
Chicago, IL
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It's the third year of the MJfanvention2012 -- the Midwest celebration of the King of Pop!  Walk the streets where he walked, talk with the people who knew him, see the house where he grew up and experience the impact he left on the world.  

Three-day Weekend Package 

Every year we celebrate Michael Jackson's birthday by giving his fans an intimate look at the artist and the man for three days! 

  • Weekend participants (Friday, Saturday and Sunday) stay at the South Loop Hotel in Chicago
  • Friday evening reception to meet guests
  • and then travel to Gary, IN 2300 Jackson Street, see exhibit video footage, and talk with special guests have lunch with other fans. 
  • Back to Chicago for the birthday party dance and JLEATHA
  • Sunday Justice and Peace meditation send off
  • (Tickets prices will change July 29, 2012 to $150) PURCHASE HERE

Saturday Only (Steel City Grill, Marshall Gardner Art Center, 2300 Jackson Street)

You get all day access to Saturday's (only) full day of Michael Jackson celebrations, tours, events and exhibits in his hometown! 

  • Meet up in Gary, IN at the Gary Steel City Grill to start the day at 9:30 a.m.

  • Throughout the day see archival video footage and special exhibit on the history of the Jackson 5 and Michael Jackson -- covering their beginnings in Gary, to first and early performances in Chicago to the meteoric rise of Michael Jackson.

  • Hear and meet our special guests Dr. Cherylin Lee and Author Joe Vogel. 

  • Then, meet us back in Chicago for the birthday party dance.

You also get lunch with question and answer guests.  Saturday ticket holders also get to party at the L26 Restaurant in Chicago with all the MJ music you can stand!  (Ticket prices will change July 29, 2012 to $65)  PURCHASE HERE

MJ Birthday Dance Party

Only want to come to the dance?  Then, dance all night to your favorite Michael Jackson music at the fabulous L26 Restaurant located at the Chicago South Loop Hotel.  Join in the fun as we celebrate the 54th birthday of the King of Pop with surprises, contests and of course, dancing.  Wear your best MJ costume!  You could win a prize.

Performance by JLEATHA!

FREE Parking for guests near the hotel!  ($20)   PURCHASE HERE

Friday, August 24

Saturday, August 25

Sunday, August 26

South Loop Hotel

Chicago, IL

11 W. 26th Street


Welcome Reception



Viewing of the film:

"The Way He Makes Them Feel"

6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.


Steel City Grill

Gary, IN

411 E. 5th Avenue


Saturday registration
9:00 - 9:30 a.m.

Presentation: Joe Vogel

Man in the Music: The Creative Life and Work of Michael Jackson

9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.


Presentation: Cherylin Lee, RN

Holistic Health Practitioner

Michael's nurse during his final days who tried to convince Michael not take "anesthesia" weeks before his death.

11: 15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.



12:30 p.m. - 1:00p.m.

Book Signings/ Photos/ Exhibit Viewing

Joe Vogel /Cherylin Lee, RN

1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.


Presentation: Michael Jackson Exhibit

Chicago Blues Museum exhibit and unseen, rare video presentation

Marshall Gardner Center for the Arts

540 Lake Street

Gary, IN

2 pm - 4 pm

Tour to Jackson Home

Gary, IN

4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.


MJ Birthday Dance Party

South Loop Hotel

Chicago, IL

Attendees will tear up the dance floor to early music from the Jackson 5, his famous duets & titles from his incredible solo career.

(Surprises, contests and lots of dancing)

8:00 p.m. - until


South Loop Hotel

Chicago, IL

L26 Restaurant

11 W. 26th Stree



8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.



Special Send off

10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 








Weekend passes include transportation to all events; registration bags,
gifts, welcome reception, continental breakfast on Sunday and attendance at the MJ Birthday Celebration Dance.

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