Magic: The Gathering Flagship Event MagicCon Coming to Philadelphia February 17-19

Magic: The Gathering Flagship Event MagicCon Coming to Philadelphia February 17-19 

Fans Will Gather to Play, Interact, Celebrate with Exclusive Panels, Tournaments, Special Guests

Renton, Wash., January 26, 2023 – Wizards of the Coast is kicking off its 2023 Magic: The Gathering event schedule with MagicCon coming to the City of Brotherly Love February 17-19 at the Philadelphia Convention Center.

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Fans from around the world can look forward to a packed weekend of exclusive panels, interviews, tournaments, and special guests celebrating the 30th anniversary of the worldwide phenomenon Magic: The Gathering.

In three decades of play, Magic: The Gathering (aka Magic or MTG) has been played by more than 50 million passionate fans around the world. Introduced in 1993, Magic became an instant success, and over the years, Wizards of the Coast has continued to evolve and produce playable content for its growing number of fans. The reach and interest of Magic became so widespread that, in 2002, Magic Online took the game into the digital age, bringing even more people together in the spirit of friendship, competition, and fun, and continues today with MTG Arena, a digital adaptation of the tabletop game.

MagicCon in Philadelphia will feature a first look at the upcoming set March of the Machine, the climax of a story arc that began more than a decade ago that promises to change the world of Magic: The Gathering forever.

Panelists will be available for interviews on site for interested media, and artists’ booths offer amazing visuals for stories. And Magic fans are renowned for their passion and willingness to talk about their game and their community.

As Wizards of the Coast celebrates Magic’s 30 years, new cards, stories, strategies, and challenges await all those who have a zeal for collecting, deckbuilding and coming together to play Magic: The Gathering.

If you have any questions or want to register to attend MagicCon Philadelphia, please contact your media representative.

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Magic: The Gathering’s compelling characters, fantastic worlds, and deep strategic gameplay have entertained and delighted fans for more than 25 years. Fans can experience Magic through the tabletop trading card game, the digital game Magic: The Gathering Arena, a New York Times bestselling novel, and a critically acclaimed comic book series. With more than 50 million fans to date, Magic is a worldwide phenomenon published in more than 150 countries.


Wizards of the Coast, a division of Hasbro (NASDAQ: HAS), develops legendary games that inspire creativity, spark passions, forge friendships, and foster communities around a lifetime love of games. Wizards delivers compelling experiences for gamers across tabletop and digital gaming through its best-known franchises MAGIC: THE GATHERING and DUNGEONS & DRAGONS and Hasbro’s unparalleled portfolio of approximately 1,500 brands. With headquarters in Bellevue, Washington and studios in Austin, Montreal, Raleigh, and Renton, Wizards is dedicated to fostering world class talent to create unforgettable play experiences on all platforms. To learn more about Wizards, please visit and social channels (@Wizards on Twitter and LinkedIn).


Hasbro (NASDAQ: HAS) is a global play and entertainment company committed to Creating the World’s Best Play and Entertainment Experiences. From toys and games to television, movies, digital gaming, and consumer products, Hasbro offers a variety of ways for audiences to experience its iconic brands, including NERF, MY LITTLE PONY, TRANSFORMERS, PLAY-DOH, MONOPOLY, BABY ALIVE, MAGIC: THE GATHERING, and POWER RANGERS, as well as premier partner brands. Through its entertainment labels, Allspark Pictures and Allspark Animation, the Company is building its brands globally through great storytelling and content on all screens. Hasbro is committed to making the world a better place for children and their families through corporate social responsibility and philanthropy. Hasbro ranked No. 13 on the 2019 100 Best Corporate Citizens list by CR Magazine and has been named one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere Institute for the past eight years. Learn more at and follow us on Twitter (@Hasbro) and Instagram (@Hasbro).

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By: Daniel Pickett
Title: Magic: The Gathering Flagship Event MagicCon Coming to Philadelphia February 17-19
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Published Date: Fri, 27 Jan 2023 16:21:57 +0000

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