MerMagic Con

MerMagic Con

The Nation’s Capital Mermaid Convention

What if you could be SURROUNDED by others who understand your love for life in a tail?

What if you could GROW in your mer world?

What if there were hundreds who SHARED your passion and journey?

You Belong At MerMagic Con!

You Belong At MerMagic Con!

Workshops, swims, photoshoots, and activities for the whole family

General Programming

-What’s in a Tail? Choosing a tail for you
-Mer-Wrangling 101
-Eco-Conscious Mermaid
-I’m Mer-Mazing: Your Mermaid Resume
-So you want a tank?
-Event Production and Management
-Contracts and Fish Business: The basics of how to write them

Special Programming

-Intro into free diving
-Intro to silicone sculpting
-Underwater Mermaid Minishoot with Melanie Cantella
-Fantasy Shoots with FightGuy Photography
-Underwater movement with Cara
-Discover Scuba

Kid Track

-Splash Zone all day
-Mermaid Meet and Greet
-Kids crafts, all day
-Mermaid Classes ages 7-12 w/ tail rental, Pre-registery required
-Kids’ Mer-lympics
-Mermaid Meet and Greet
-Story time

And join us for swim and dive socialization without missing any programming, open swim all day long, our Friday night mixer, and Saturday night gala!

Vendor Hall

Interested in being a vendor in 2020?

2020 Speakers

Specialty speakers include celebrity mermaids, marine scientists, scuba experts, free-diving champions, filmmakers, photographers, authors, artists and business coaches. Experienced specialists will teach attendees to sculpt their own ocean accessory, learn water safety fundamentals, discover scuba and freediving while other mermaid enthusiasts model for aquatic photo shoots, audition to become a professional mermaid with the mid-Atlantic’s most popular water artists, and peruse the mermaid-inspired wares of artisanal vendors.

Morgana Alba

Co-founder of MerMagic Con and Owner of Circus Siren Pod

Seanna Ackermann

Co-founder of MerMagic Con and CEO and Owner of Mermaid Seanna, LLC

Anna Clapper

Scientist and performer, Aurelia the Deep Blue Mermaid

Rebecca Hawk

Spfx makeup expert

Kat Stroot

Performer and SFX makeup expert

Lila Jones

Marine biologist and professional mermaid in Maui

Brittany Walker

Freya Accounting, caters to entertainers and performers

Philo Barnhart

One of the creators of Little Mermaid and Star Trek motion picture

Melanie Canatella

Underwater photographer

Nate Leazer

Founder/owner of Blue Alchemy Freediving

Helena The Mermaid

Professional mermaid performer and CMT advocate

K.M. Robinson

Best-selling author of The Siren Wars Saga, social media and marketing expert

Katey McCann

Katey Mermaid, Ohio’s first mermaid

Nicole Oliva

Professional singer, mermaid, and performer 

INTERVIEWS WITH DISNEY ANIMATOR PHILO BARNHART

VIDEOS FROM 2019

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