BlizzCon® 2018, Blizzard’s epic celebration of games, esports, and the worldwide community of players who share our passion for gaming, returns to Anaheim California November 2 and 3. It’s an amazing time for all, and the show features incredible panels, experiences, shows, and community events. Be sure to tune in for Opening Ceremonies and esports, which are free for everyone!
Opening Ceremonies commence November 2 at 11:00 am PDT, featuring a special announcement for Hearthstone, so don’t miss it!
There’s so much to experience at BlizzCon, but we’ve got you covered with this guide to every Hearthstone happening at the show. We’ve also prepared a few celebratory treats for everyone who logs into Hearthstone during BlizzCon!
It’s definitely worth tuning into BlizzCon 2018, but be sure to log into Hearthstone too, because we’ve got celebratory refreshments planned! We know what you’re thinking, and funnel cake is delicious, but we had something else in mind. Not only will the Tavern be decorated for BlizzCon, but when you log into Hearthstone each day of BlizzCon you’ll also be treated to log in rewards!
November 2 – Log in Day 1 of the event to receive one golden Star Aligner card AND one golden Secret Plans card!
November 3 – Log in on Day 2 of BlizzCon to get a free The Boomsday Project card pack!
November 2 | 2:30 pm – 3:15 pm PDT
Join Hearthstone Developers for a detailed guided tour of what’s coming next for Hearthstone.
Hearthstone Streamer Showdown
November 2 | 5:45 pm – 6:30 pm PDT
Cheer on Trump, Alliestrasza, Brian Kibler, Kripparrian, and Hearthstone Developers Josh Durica and Keaton Gill as they draw on their artistic talents and try to get their team to guess what they’re doodling! It’s sure to be a hilarious good time.
November 3 | 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm PDT
The Hearthstone team delves into the past and future of Hearthstone solo adventures.
Artist at Work
November 3 | 5:45 p.m - 6:30 p.m. PDT
Gather ’round as artists from the Hearthstone team show you the creative process behind crafting the card packs for the latest expansion.
The Hearthstone Global Games (HGG) is a massive, world-spanning tournament series featuring national teams in an intense competition for world domination that can make champions out of underdogs and turn unknown players into hometown heroes.
Visit the Hearthstone Global Games site to get familiar with each team, then watch the thrilling conclusion of this year’s HGG Finals at BlizzCon as Brazil, Bulgaria, China, Hong Kong, New Zealand, Norway, Singapore, and Spain square off to prove which country is home to the greatest Hearthstone players on earth!
We’ve got streaming booth set up so streamers from across the globe can spend some time saying hi to their viewers. It’s an amazing opportunity to tune into your favorite streamer for a special view of BlizzCon. (All times are Pacific)
Friday November 2
|9:30 – 11:00 am||Looksam||https://www.twitch.tv/looksam|
|9:30 – 11:00 am||RenieHour||https://www.twitch.tv/RenieHour|
|12:30 – 2:00 pm||Nicholena Moon||https://www.twitch.tv/nicholena|
|12:30 – 2:00 pm||Plag1at||https://www.twitch.tv/plag1atiwe|
|2:00 – 3:30 pm||Chim Chack Man||https://www.twitch.tv/zilioner|
|2:00 – 3:30 pm||Alliestrasza||https://www.twitch.tv/alliestrasza|
|3:30 – 5:00 pm||RegisKillbin||https://www.twitch.tv/regiskillbin|
|3:30 – 5:00 pm||Brian Kibler||https://www.twitch.tv/bmkibler|
|5:00 – 6:30 pm||DisguisedToast||https://www.twitch.tv/disguisedtoasths|
|5:00 – 6:30 pm||RikuRikuRiku|
|6:30 – 8:00 pm||Dawn||https://www.twitch.tv/dawnhs|
|6:30 – 8:00 pm||Haruka & Aojiru|
|8:00 – 9:30 pm||JINBAE||https://www.twitch.tv/109ACE|
|8:00 – 9:30 pm||Mr. Wang||https://www.twitch.tv/pandawangshifu/|
Saturday November 3
|9:30 – 11:00 am||Vika Karter||https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCVdetwo1VHNCiBgeAUtJbWA|
|9:30 – 11:00 am||Aleco P||https://www.twitch.tv/aleco_p|
|11:00 – 12:30 pm||BlackFireIce||https://www.twitch.tv/BlackFireIce|
|11:00 – 12:30 pm||Bloor||https://www.twitch.tv/bloor95|
|12:30 – 2:00 pm||Blizzholics||https://www.twitch.tv/blizzholics|
|12:30 – 2:00 pm||Trump||https://www.twitch.tv/trumpsc|
|2:00 – 3:30 pm||Lizard Wizard in a Blizzard||https://www.twitch.tv/brendaliz_lwb|
|2:00 – 3:30 pm||Slysssa||https://www.twitch.tv/slysssa|
|3:30 – 5:00 pm||Haruka & Aojiru||https://www.twitch.tv/aojiru2581|
|3:30 – 5:00 pm||Rhdgurwns||https://www.twitch.tv/rhdgurwns|
|5:00 – 6:30 pm||Flurry||https://www.twitch.tv/flurry1989|
|5:00 – 6:30 pm||Virtual||https://www.twitch.tv/tommy181933|
If you’re joining us in-person, maybe you can drop by Hall 1 and wave to chat!
Attending in Person?
There’s so much to do and see at BlizzCon, but you’d be remiss to miss all the Hearthstone happenings that can be found level 1 of the North Hall! You’ll find developer signings, duel-a-dev, artist demos, the Streamer Showdown, the HGG Finals, Meet & Greets, and more! Don’t forget to check out the attendee rules to make sure your experience is awesome.
Duel a Dev
Think you have what it takes to Duel-a-Dev? Hearthstone Developers will be taking on any worthy opponent!
Meet & Greet
Some of your favorite Hearthstone personalities will be on hand to chat, share a story, and say hello! Check out the Meet-and-Greet schedule below (all times are Pacific).
FRIDAY November 2
|Brian Kibler||12:30 pm – 1:30 pm|
|DisguisedToast||4:00 pm—5:00 pm|
|Mr. Wang||7:00 pm – 8:00 pm|
SATURDAY November 3
|Alliestrasza||10:00 am—11:00 am|
|Trump||11:00 am—12:00 pm|
|Kripparrian||1:00 pm—2:00 pm|
|HGG Winning Team||5:00 pm—6:00 pm|
Download the BlizzCon 2018 App
The BlizzCon Mobile App will help you make the most of your BlizzCon experience, both before AND during the show! It’s not just a map and schedule of the show, it also gives you the power to watch live content, videos, and more. Combine it with the Virtual Ticket to make the app your one-stop source for all things BlizzCon.
BlizzCon 2018 officially begins on Friday, November 2, but be sure to download the app in time for Opening Week, starting October 25, so you can watch the first esports events and other exciting pre-show content.
BlizzCon isn’t just for in-person attendees, millions of players from all over the world join the fun with Virtual Ticket. Grabbing a virtual ticket gets you real-time, live access to all stages (including the Hearthstone panels!), original video series, an at-home World of Warcraft Classic demo, archive access to last year’s BlizzCon convention, and much more.
There’s a trove of in-game treasure for Blizzard games bundled in with the Virtual Ticket, and the Hearthstone team has contributed a Get in Here Bundle (two each of Classic, The Witchwood, Kobolds & Catacombs, Knights of the Frozen Throne, and Journey to Un’Goro packs, for a total of 10 packs) and the scintillating Blizzard Event 2018 card back.
BlizzCon 2018 Helpful Links
Don’t forget—all the BlizzCon information you’ll need will be on the BlizzCon website! Click on the handy buttons below for quick links to all things BlizzCon. Whether you’re comfortable at home or experiencing BlizzCon live, we hope you enjoy the event!
We hope this guide helps you get the most out of BlizzCon 2018, and whether adventuring in-person or watching along from the cozy comfort of your own home, we hope you’ll be joining us for this year’s event!