Saddle up, bronies. The Brony Gala 2, a convention of fans of My Little Pony, returns this weekend bigger and better than last year's event. It has moved to a larger hotel, the Embassy Suites at USF in Tampa; expanded from one day to three days; and drawn voice actors and writers from the show. "Bronies" are the teen and adult fans of the animated show My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic. The "bro" and "pony" combo was coined to refer to the grown-up male fans of the show, but it has become more of a catchall for any fan. At least Sunday's festivities, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., will be dedicated to the show's youngest fans with a balloon party and games. Tickets are $35–$185. For more information, go to grandbronygala.com.
Bronies young and old gather in Tampa this weekend for 'My Little Pony' convention
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