• BREAKING NEWS ABC shows live and on-demand -- Download the WATCH ABC app!

Fans get ready for Jackson convention

March 31, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
Fans of Michael Jackson are getting ready for a big celebration to mark what would have been the pop star's 52nd birthday. The MF Fanvention will be held in Merrillville, Indiana from August 26-29, which is Jackson's birthday.

Organizers say members of Jackson's extended family will perform and participate in the event.

There will also be a tree planted at Jackson's childhood home in nearby Gary, Indiana.