Universal Studios Hollywood has announced one kick-ass event for Transformers fans out there. The “Transformers Fan Experience” will take place on June 20, 2014 and feature after-hours access to Transformers: The Ride 3D as well as photo opps, panels with HASBRO’s Transformers brand team, and a whole lot more. Additionally, Universal and HASBRO have sent over word regarding the 2014 “BotCon”, also known as the “Transformers Collectors Convention” which takes place at the Pasadena Convention Center in Pasadena, CA from June 21 to June 22, 2014.

Checkout the event details below for more on both the fan experience and convention!

Event Information

WHAT: Universal Studios Hollywood hosts the 2014 TRANSFORMERS FAN EXPERIENCE

When: Friday, June 20th from 3:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

Where: 100 Universal City Plaza, Universal City, CA 91608 | Phone: (800) 864- 8377

Cost:    $75, includes admission to all rides and attractions, in addition to the breakthrough thrill ride, “Transformers: The Ride—3D,” as well as after-hours access from 8:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

Tickets and more information: |

The TRANSFORMERS Fan Experience to include:

  • Exclusive after-hours access to Universal Studios Hollywood’s award-winning thrill ride, “Transformers: The Ride—3D”
  • Panel and interactive workshops led by Hasbro’s TRANSFORMERS brand team, including new inductions into the TRANSFORMERS Hall of Fame
  • Photo opportunities with popular TRANSFORMERS characters – Optimus Prime, Megatron and Bumblebee
  • Musician Stan Bush (TRANSFORMERS: The Movie) live in concert
  • Props from TRANSFORMERS: Age of Extinction, including the Optimus Prime movie vehicle from the new film
  • Commemorative event lanyard, free limited edition memorabilia poster (while supplies last) and 10% off select merchandise

WHAT: “BotCon” 2014 TRANSFORMERS COLLECTORS CONVENTION – Pasadena Convention Center

When: Saturday, June 21, 2014 – 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Sunday, June 22, 2014 – 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Where: Pasadena Convention Center | 300 East Green Street, Pasadena, California 91101

Cost:    Adults: $20; Children 5-12: $10; Children 4 and under: Free

Early Bird admittance is available for $60 on Saturday beginning at 9:00 a.m.

Parking is available at the Paseo Colorado shopping center for a daily rate of $9

Tickets: Available on site. For more information: |

The annual TRANSFORMERS Collectors’ Convention to include:

  • Autograph session with TRANSFORMERS voice actors and special guests
  • Opportunity to buy, sell or trade TRANSFORMERS merchandise from throughout the franchise’s 30-year history with hundreds of dealers
  • Enthusiastic fans decked out in unique, homemade TRANSFORMERS costumes
  • TRANSFORMERS Fan Film Extravaganza and TRANSFORMERS Custom Toy Contest and art contests as BotCon showcases the creativity of the fan community

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