While there are a ton of things to see and do at MEFCC 2017, here are a list of 25 things we think you should make the time to check out at the region’s biggest pop culture festival!

1. Star Trek 50 Year Exhibit – Check out 50 Art Pieces by 50 Artists from 10 Countries all inspired by, and in celebration of, 50 years of Star Trek! Includes work by the beloved Leonard Nimoy and brought to you by Dubai Film & TV Commission!

2. Dodgeball and Teen Wolf Basketball Tournaments – Dodge, Dip, Duck, Dive and Dodge at the Rani Fun Zone with Bounce Dubai.

3. Meanwhile on the Rani stand you can check out the world’s newest superhero

4. SyFy Main Stage & Splash Cosplay Comp – Don’t miss more local bands and DJ’s than ever on the SyFy Entertainment stage alongside MEFCC favorites like the Geek Quiz and the now legendary Splash Cosplay Comp!

5. The Big sing with Stuee Kennedy and Lucky Voice Dubai

6. International Artists’ Alley – Get a sketch or signing from top professional comics and manga artists and buy exclusive artwork at the New International Artists Alley!

7. Zoom Festival Area – Even superheroes need to eat! More F&B options than ever before are here for you to relax and meet in between the hardcore shopping or geeking out!

8. PLG Nationals League Overwatch Tournament at the PLG Gamezone – Show your skills and compete with the region’s top eSports players at the PLG Arena! Prizes and bragging rights to be won!

9. MBC Meet the Stars – A once in a lifetime opportunity to meet our eclectic bunch of film & TV stars can only happen at the MBC Meet the Stars area.

10. Novo & Imax Cine Club – Here is your chance to ask the stars and guests questions in our program of panel discussions & Q&A sessions plus catch exclusive content from Fox, the SyFy channel and launch of upcoming film Valarien!

11. HubZero Artists Alley – Find something completely unique at the Hub Zero Artists Alley & support the region’s amazing talent! Everything a geek could ever want!

12. Workshops – Another full program and your opportunity to learn from the pro’s. First come first served so don’t miss your chance!

13. Rani Zip Line – Is it a bird, is it a plane? No! It’s an MEFCC fan flying through the air on the Rani Zip Line!

14. Magic Planet Arcade – the best arcade games for all ages are now at the MEFCC with the new look Magic Planet arcade!

15. WWE Ramp – Get your walk on..erm…on! Can you make an entrance that lives up to the standards of the WWE?

16. Retro Gaming – Blast your way into the past with some gaming classics!

17. Awesome Music Acts – Amazing local bands & talented musicians, awesome DJ’s and the madness that’s Maidreamin’ all on the SyFy Main stage!

18. Battle Park – For the first time ever at MEFCC the battle zone is here to test your combat skills on their Call of Duty style obstacle course!

19. Get made up at the NYX booth with live special effects makeup tutorials

20. New worlds at the HTC booth featuring VIVE VR!

21. Everything is awesome at the Lego build pit!

22. New Turtles! Make sure you visit the Nickelodeon stand for their launch of the new TMNT concept!

23. No hardcore gamer leaves home without their Dell Alienware!

24. Be part of The Walking Dead or join the Legion on the Fox stand

25. Check out the amazing new augmented reality concept created with Stan Lee on the BLINK booth!