Fri: 4:00PM - 9:00PM, Sat: 10:00AM - 7:00PM, Sun: 10:00AM - 5:00PM

MASTERS OF COSPLAY GRAND PRIX SPONSORED BY FAN GURU

Our amazing costume competition is back! Five cities, five shows, one champion. Think you have what it takes? Sign up for your regional qualifier – the winner of each qualifier will travel to FAN EXPO Canada and go head to head to claim the title of Master of Cosplay! 


MASTERS OF COSPLAY INTERNATIONAL

Cosplayers get ready, because FAN EXPO Dallas is doing cosplay unlike ever before! Masters of Cosplay International has landed, bringing you an expansive cosplay programming track! From competitions and red carpets to workshops and photo shoots; if it’s cosplay, it’s happening at FAN EXPO Dallas!                   


THE DIGICON EXPERIENCE

Digicon is a new programming track featuring digital content creators, reality stars, and YouTube celebs. Come and see these exciting new guests on the Digicon stage – it’s included with your FAN EXPO admission. Want even more? Upgrade your experience to meet & greet with your favorite digital creator. Plus, you can maximize your experience with exclusive creator VIP packages.


TATTOO ALLEY

Looking for the ultimate, one of a kind nerdy tattoo? Look no further than FAN EXPO Dallas. The talented and licensed artists from Ink Fusion Empire will be at the show and ready to immortalize your favorite fandom in ink. If you want to wear your fandom on your sleeve (literally), then check out the amazing artists below. Booking details can be found on the artists bio’s.


MARVEL & DC PORTFOLIO REVIEWS

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to get an appraisal of your illustration work by a professional Editor who is working in the field today.

Sessions are by appointment only. Please review instructions below on how to submit your portfolio for review. 
Please note that not all submissions will be chosen for review.


CELEBRITY PHOTO SESSIONS

Don’t miss out on a chance of a lifetime to have your photo taken by a professional photographer with your favorite celebrity! This is the only way to get a beautiful 8x10 glossy photo of you with one of our guests in an intimate setting.


AUTOGRAPH SESSIONS

A perfect opportunity to get that special something signed by your favorite celebrity! Be sure to check out the schedule so you don’t miss out! NOTE: Some guests may charge additional fees for an autograph.

 


COMMUNITY

Whether you're a Whovian or Jedi, a cosplayer or crafter, you are welcome here! And you might just find that certain someone special who shares your passion for all things fandom!


FUN FOR THE ENTIRE FAMILY!

Welcome to FAN EXPO Dallas! Our event prides itself on having a lot of activities and attractions that are family orientated, so come on down with the whole family to meet your favorite Superheroes, Princesses, voice actors, or maybe even enter the costume contest as a family! Plus there are coupons and Family Passes still available!


ARTIST ALLEY

Indie meets pro in this special area where you will find all your favourite pencillers, inkers and writers.  This is a ”must experience area” for anyone interested in meeting the rising stars and the people who work the front lines of the industry! Here you’ll find it all – comics, graphic novels, limited edition prints and best of all, original art and sketches!


AMAZING ESCAPE ROOMS

Play one of three Escape Room scenarios inspired by the magical world of Harry Potter! Try to escape from a vault in the Wizarding Bank, Pass Your Potions Exam or save New York by figuring out the plot of three rogue witches and wizards! Amazing fun for the whole family at Fan Expo Dallas!


OVER 200,000 SQ FT OF SHOPPING MADNESS!

Over 500 retailers from all over join FAN EXPO Dallas to make your experience an unforgettable one! Specializing in everything comics, anime, gaming, science fiction and/or horror, these retailers have what you need. It is THE area to find just what you’re looking for – whether it’s a comic book from any era, original artwork, graphic novels, memorabilia, DVD’s, videos, games, toys or t-shirts – you will find it all here.


SPEED DATING

When you're at a pop culture convention like-minded people surround you, but sometimes meeting folks can be complicated; but not when you're in a setting designed just for that. This is a fun way to quickly meet and get to know some of your fellow fans, and who knows, you might just develop a very important relationship in the process. Sign up in person at the show!

 


PANELS/Q&AS

They say knowledge is power. If you don’t know, all you have to do is ask…and you shall receive!  The pros will be here to answer all your questions about the industry and to talk about their latest projects. You never know what they might say!


TWISTED TOONZ PRESENTS: VOICE ACTOR SCRIPT READING OF CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY

Do NOT miss our All-Star line-up of Voice Actor guests perform a LIVE script reading of the 1971 classic Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory. This hilarious re-telling of a classic will bring the house down as the actors use their huge list of cartoon voices to breathe new life into some legendary characters. Presented by Twisted Toonz.


WORKSHOPS & SEMINARS

Listen in and participate in our numerous sessions! Soak it all in through seminars and workshops held by the pros of the industry. With the professionals leading the way, you’ll be sure to learn how they do it in the real world.


JURASSIC PARK JEEPS

A new respect was built with Jeep met Dinosaur in the fantastic series of Jurassic Park movies. Come to Fan Expo Dallas to get your photo taken with a replica vehicles from the films. On the Exhibit floor all weekend!

EXHIBITOR AREA

Experience the hottest new products and services - before anyone else sees them! Companies from all corners of the industry will be showcasing their upcoming projects and promos in the Exhibitor area and you get to be there for a sneak peek. You’ll also be sure to receive samples, goodies and chances to win prizes through their contests.


COSTUMES! COSTUMES! COSTUMES!

Fans dressing up in costumes, or cosplay as it is sometimes called, is a BIG part of Fan Expo weekend. Literally thousands of amazing costumes are available for your viewing pleasure throughout the weekend. Don't be shy; get your photo taken with all your favourite characters or come dressed up yourself. It's all good!

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SKETCH DUELS AND MORE!

Comic Fans will have their hands full this weekend with our comic featured panels! We've got the best comic creators facing each other in a live sketch duel and even two teams of creators go head to head over the fine details of comic book continuity! Audience participation encouraged!


SMALL PRESS / INDY PAVILION

Located in the Artist Alley area, the Indy Press Pavilion brings a fine line up of independent comic book, zine and other related publishers. This Indy Market is just the place for you to meet the next up and coming talent in the comic world!


LASER TAG ROOM

Exciting three vs thee action. Hourly tournaments. The latest equipment and obstacles. Shoot your buddies, or play alongside with them. Meet new and dynamic people. New improved lasers that won’t severe off your limbs!




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