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2014 Star Trek Convention underway in Las Vegas

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2014 Star Trek Convention underway in Las Vegas

By Krista Hostetler. CREATED Jul 31, 2014

Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- Thousands of fans are beaming to Las Vegas for the annual Star Trek Convention.

More than 15,000 Trekkies are expected at this year's event at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino.

Events go almost non-stop between July 31-Aug. 3.

This year, four captains will appear including the original Captain Kirk, William Shatner.

Saturday night is also a big night, with thousands of people expected to show up in full Star Trek regalia.