Bigfoot Day Celebration

October 19-21, 2018 - Kingsport, TN

All activities to be held at

853 Bays Mountain Rd
Kingsport, TN 37660
(423) 229-9447

Your Host

Wrestling Legend
Papa Stro Maestro

Tennessee Bigfoot Conference Registration
Coming Soon

Kingsport Comic Con Vendor Registration
Coming Soon

Kingsport Comic Con Artist and Author Registration
Coming Soon

The ever popular and incredible
SHE-Squatchers are now headlining the Tennessee Bigfoot Conference! SHE-Squatchers are the Midwest's first all-female team searching for Bigfoot.They will be with us both Friday and Saturday October 19-20. More info soon - so SAVE THE DATE and don't miss this exciting event!

Bigfoot Day Celebration 2018
On October 19 through October 21, the legend of Bigfoot, so prevalent in the Mountain Empire region of Tennessee, will be celebrated. October 20, 2017 is the 51st anniversary of the Patterson-Gimlin video footage of Bigfoot. Also known as the Tennessee Wildman or the Woodbooger, reports of Bigfoot sightings have been happening for hundreds of years. Our celebration will take place at Bays Mountain Park in Kingsport, TN. The Grand Marshall of the event is Papa Stro Maestro, WCW Wrestling Legend and actor. Events for this year's celebration include:

  • Tennessee Bigfoot Conference - October 19 and 20
    • Executive Director, Dr. John Stamey
    • Master of Ceremonies/Conference Host, Matthew Delph
  • Kingsport Comic Con - October 20-21

Tennessee Bigfoot Conference 2018
On October 19-20 will feature top researchers to talk about Bigfoot and other Cryptids. The event will be hosted by Matthew Delph, author/researcher and point man for MECRO (Mountain Empire Cryptid Research Organization). Stars of the event include

Papa Stro Maestro, Wrestler and Actor

Matthew Delph, Author and Researcher

Zach Starrick, Researcher and Radio Personality

Jimmy "Boogie Woogie Man"Valiant, wrestler

Antler Hill Arts, Musicians

Dr. John Stamey, Author and Radio Personality

Friday, October 19, 11AM start time

  • Tennessee Bigfoot Conference - Day 1
    • Advance ticket sales only (they go on sale March 1, 2018)
    • Program Chairman Dr. John Stamey, phone 843.655.8775
  • 7PM, Welcome party for attendees and speakers (location TBA)

Saturday October 20, 11AM-6PM, 11AM start time

  • Tennessee Bigfoot Conference - Day 2
  • Kingsport Comic Con - Day 1, Farmstead Museum
  • Cosplay Contest

Suday October 21, 11AM-6PM, 11AM start time

  • Kingsport Comic Con - Day 2, Farmstead Museum

All events will be held at the Farmstead Museum, 3rd parking level, Bays Mountain Park.

For more information contact