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What’s On at VidCon 2024: 6 Unmissable Featured Creators

By: Viral Nation | 6 mins read |
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VidCon 2024 is rolling into Anaheim from June 27 – 29, bringing with it all the magic of digital culture and its creators. With the event only days away, it’s time to plan your itinerary and mark your calendar with the panels, games, and creator meet-and-greets you’re most looking forward to in the VidCon lineup.

Viral Nation is bringing brand activations, networking opportunities with industry pros, and a host of all-star creators to this year’s celebration. Without further ado, here are the top six Featured Creators you won’t want to miss at VidCon 2024.

Charlotte Dobre

Location: Toronto, Canada
Followers: 1.8M on YouTube

Charlotte Dobre is a professional actor, comedian, and writer. A multifaceted entertainer, Charlotte’s YouTube content spans comedic reaction videos, lifestyle tips, entertaining challenges, personal stories, and insightful social commentary.

Want to meet this social star? Charlotte Dobre is attending a meet & greet at VidCon! You can find her in the Meet & Greet Hall on Thursday, June 27, at 3:00 pm.

VidCon Feature Panel: ‘Funny Business’ with Charlotte Dobre 

When: June 27, 10:00 am PT
Where: Trending Stage

In this panel, connect with the masters of digital comedy as they break down the lightbulb moments behind their funniest ideas, the inspiration that fuels their funny bone, and how they keep their punchlines fresh to stand out from the crowd.

Featuring Charlotte Dobre, Arianna Hailey, Autumn Monique, Horchata Soto, Nathan Kessel, Nurse John, and Steven Ho.

Anthony Hamilton Jr

Location: Los Angeles, California
Followers: 1.1M on TikTok

Anthony Hamilton Jr. is an actor, athlete, and content creator known for his electrifying dunks and 52-inch vertical. He has been featured on ESPN, Sports Center, Forbes, Sports Illustrated, and in other publications, broadcasts, and events.


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♬ elevator music meme song (TRAP) – Mister Ethan

Embracing The Short-Form Future

When: June 27, 11:15 am PT
Where: Room 210

Anthony Hamilton Jr is showing up for the Creator Track at VidCon. Joining Sheena Melwani, Evan Britton (founder of Famous Birthdays), and Jordan Matter, Hamilton Jr will help answer the question “what’s next?” for creators grappling with the increasing prioritization of short-form content across platforms. The discussion will deliver practical tips and strategies to help creators thrive, from adapting content styles to benefiting from emerging monetization avenues.

Naomi Hearts

Location: Los Angeles, California
Followers: 1.1M on TikTok

Naomi is an LA-based lifestyle creator whose comedy content is as relatable as it is hilarious. Naomi is a proud, Chicana trans woman who spreads love online with her passion for plus-size fashion, food, and online engagement. She has been creating content since 2020, and this year she’s showing up to VidCon to represent her LGBTQ+ community and share her POV as a thought leader in the space.


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♬ original sound – NaomiHearts

Here are all the events you’ll catch Naomi at for VidCon weekend:

Breaking Boundaries: Amplifying LGBTQ+ Voices

When: June 27, 11:30 am PT
Where: Trending Stage

In this star-studded panel, discover how LGBTQ+ creators are leveraging their platforms to spread positivity, uplift their communities, and ignite crucial discussions about diversity and representation.

Featuring Naomi Hearts, Bryce Xavier, Lindsay Nikole, Mercury Stardust, soupytime, and Grace Stanley.

Beyond the Binary

When: June 28, 3:30 pm PT
Where: Trending Stage

Creators share their experience transcending the gender binary in this thought-provoking conversation, exploring how it has catalyzed their journey to self-discovery. They’ll reflect on why this topic merits its own standalone discussion beyond more general LGBTQ conversations, and touch on how their unique gender expressions resonate with audiences — inspiring them to embrace their true selves and find strength in authenticity.

Featuring Naomi Hearts, Grace Stanley, Mercury Stardust, FunkyFrogBait, V Spehar, and Spencewuah.

Festival Dance Party: Pride Club Renaissance

When: June 29, 7:00 pm PT
Where: Festival Stage Sponsored by Disney’s Descendants: The Rise of Red

Grab your disco cowboy hats and get ready to dance your hearts out! Topher and Naomi Hearts are wrapping up VidCon weekend with a dance party Pride celebration set to pay tribute to Queen Bey.

Like Nastya

Location: Miami, Florida
Followers: 116M on YouTube

Nastya’s multilingual YouTube channels are a global sensation featuring children’s songs, educational content, and engaging vlogs. Ranked 7th in the Top 100 YouTube channels, Like Nastya is every kid’s best friend, garnering over 150 billion views across 20 channels in 18 different languages. She welcomes her audience into a world of fun and magic with her kind, curious, and playful content.

Nastya’s followers can expect great things in store for their favorite YouTuber: the dynamic creator recently signed with prestigious global modeling agency Ford Models, and is expanding her presence into the fashion and beauty space.

At VidCon 2024, Nastya is welcoming her audience IRL with Like Nastya Live. An exploration of her journey and audience Q&A opportunity, this event sees Nastya taking to the Festival Stage Sponsored by Disney’s Descendants: The Rise of Red for a full coverage hour to answer audience questions on June 28, at 11:10 am.

The Young & The Restless

When: June 29, 2:00 pm PT
Where: Discover Stage

Like Nastya sits down with other top young creators for this panel, where creators who have grown up working in the space come together to talk about what the role of work-life balance looks like in being a kid and building a career as a content creator at the same time.

Featuring Like Nastya, Ned’s Declassified Podcast, Nicole Laeno, Kira Kosarin, Merrick Hanna, and Ali Booth.


Location: California
Followers: 13.5M on TikTok, 718K on Instagram

Audrey Hopkins, known to her TikTok following as @auditydraws, is a digital character designer known for her silly commentary with her husband, drawing ridiculous things, and her art mashup content of popular animated characters. She has collaborated with brands such as Pixar, Disney, and PlayStation.


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♬ original sound – Audity

At VidCon 2024, Audity is stepping up to the challenge of the convention’s yearly Crown the Creators Tournament. She’ll be competing in “Crown the Creators: Combination Illustrations” at the Spotlight Stage on June 28, 11:30 am PT:

“Can these animators guess what their teammates are drawing? What would it look like if Pikachu was Shrek? See for yourself during this hilarious game where creators will compete to bring the most ridiculous cartoon mashups to life!”

Don’t miss the Coronation Ceremony event for Crown the Creators to see who comes out on top, happening on Saturday, June 29, at 5:45 pm.

Shining Through the Shade

When: June 29, 3:30 pm PT
Where: Discover Stage

Audity fans will also get a chance to hear from her in a more serious tone as she sits down with Michaela Okland, Alicia McCarvel, Mamatot, Shiadani, and Kevin James Booker for “Shining Through the Shade”. This panel explores the resilience of creators in the face of cyberbullying. In what is sure to be an impactful discussion, panelist speakers will unpack first-hand accounts of cyberbullying and share their personal strategies for maintaining mental health while producing content.

Pinky Patel

Followers: 5.3M on TikTok, 1M on Instagram

Pinky Patel is a PTA mom turned creator and comedian best known for satirizing internet trends from her “glam cave” with her signature catchphrases and crown. Her unique blend of humor infused with relatable commentary and a dash of glamor has resonated with millions. Pinky’s viral videos, which have amassed over 98 million likes on TikTok, feature her hilarious take on everyday life, making her a beloved figure in the digital comedy scene.


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♬ original sound – PINKY PATEL

LOL Ladies: The Witty Women Making Waves in Digital Comedy

When: June 27, 3:30 pm PT
Where: Amplify Stage

This year at VidCon, you can catch Pinky speaking on “LOL Ladies: The Witty Women Making Waves in Digital Comedy”. This hilarious panel features some of the funniest female creators in the space to learn how their content process has shaped their fandoms, their careers, and their goals for the future.

Interested in a face-to-face moment with Pinky? Don’t miss her selfie & autograph meet and greet, happening June 28 at 3 pm.

VidCon After Dark: Comedy After Dark

When: June 29, 7:00 pm PT
Where: Amplify Stage

Pinky is joining a crew of social’s funniest creators for an evening of comedy gold, hosted by TikTok sensation and comedian Hassan Khadair. From quirky musical acts to stand-up sets, this VidCon After Dark show is sure to entertain.

And What About Viral Nation?

We’re taking over the OC Brewhouse for an exclusive happy hour mixer at the Hyatt Regency Orange County Hotel, aka the Featured Creator hotel! With a DJ, open bar, specialty cocktails, appies, exclusive gifts from top brands, and networking opps with industry pros and Featured Creators, this invite-only event will be one to remember. The Viral Nation Happy Hour is happening June 27 from 3:00 pm – 8.00 pm PT. 

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