Fri: 4:00PM - 8:00PM, Sat: 10:00AM - 7:00PM, Sun: 10:00AM - 5:00PM



Celebrity Photo Ops

CELEBRITY PHOTO OPS

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

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.


Costume Contest

LIVE CELEBRITY Q&A

Join us for a once in a lifetime opportunity to hear from some of the biggest names in entertainment! Our celebrity guests appear live onstage to share behind the scene stories you can’t hear anywhere else, answer questions from the audience and often share news on their up and coming projects! You never know what they might say!


Costume Contest

COSTUME CONTEST

This exciting event features creative fans showcasing their original costumes derived from the comic, sci-fi, horror, anime and fantasy worlds – all on stage for a chance to win bragging rights. From caped-crusaders to hot anime characters, be awed as a spectator or strut your stuff on stage. Sign up at 4pm Saturday in the Cosplay Hideaway Room 12, Contest starts at 6pm in the Ballroom.


Shopping Madness

SHOPPING MADNESS!

Hundreds of retailers from all over will join us to make your experience an unforgettable one! Specializing in everything comics, sci-fi, horror, anime, and gaming, these retailers have what you need. It is THE area to find just what you’re looking for - whether it’s comic books from any era, original artwork, graphic novels, memorabilia, DVD’s, videos, games, toys, or T-shirts - you will find it all here.


Artist Alley

A COMPLETE STAR WARS EXPERIENCE

Something for every level of interest, young or old, you will be sure to enjoy our multi-faceted Star Wars Experience! Hear from the celebrities, get an autograph, see and touch the many props and displays, shoot a Stormtrooper! Photo ops abound with Star Wars themed backdrops, Droids and literally thousands of retail items and rare collectables


Fun For The Entire Family

RON PERLMAN'S SCREEN USED VEST PHOTO OP FOR CHARITY

Fans of Anarchy, now is your chance to don an official SOA vest at Dallas Fan Days. Clays Cut - the original vest worn by Ron Perlman is coming to the show! Anyone who donates a Funko POP or $5 to POPS! FOR PATIENTS can get a photo next to vest. For a little extra, fans will be able to join the coolest motorcycle gang on TV by wearing the official vest, complete with patches. Find out more about how P4P supports children's hospital charities!


Fun For The Entire Family

PASSING YOUR POTIONS EXAM ESCAPE ROOM

Welcome to your Beastly Academic Test (BAT) for Potions! Work as a team to make the perfect potion and get a passing grade. Everything you need is in this room. You have 45 minutes to complete your potion and submit it for grading to Philomena Fillpot. Difficulty:  Easy * Type: Ages 5+, family friendly, Wizarding * Time: 45 Minutes * Players: 7

Location: Meeting Room 2


Fun For The Entire Family

WEIRDER STUFF ESCAPE ROOM

Weirder stuff has been going on in the peaceful town of Harkins.   Your friend Bill has gone missing.  It's up to you and your friends to discover what's going on.  Help uncover hidden secrets and solve mysteries as you travel to the Other Side! Difficulty:  Medium * Type: Ages 10+, Sci-fi * Time : 30 minutes * Players: 5

Location: Meeting Room 2


Fun For The Entire Family

TARDIS THEMED MINI COOPER

You may have seen it zipping around the streets of DFW, but now’s your chance to get up close and take a selfie with one of the most adorable vehicle tributes to Doctor Who. Plus, you get to see if it’s bigger on the inside!


Fun For The Entire Family

AUTHENTIC SCREEN USED BABY FROM SUPERNATURAL

“Baby” is Dean's trademark black 1967 Chevrolet Impala as featured on the television series Supernatural. This is not a replica! This car was used on screen in Season 9! Come and check it out in person, displayed on the main exhibit floor all weekend!


SPCA ADOPT-A-DOG MOBILE

Every hero needs a loyal canine sidekick, just ask Superman. On Sunday, October 20 from 12-4pm, adopt your very own crime-fighting pal at Texas SPCA's Dogmobile outside the Irving Convention Center. Come meet the pups, take some pics, and find out more about the great work that the Texas SPCA does in your community.


Fun For The Entire Family

FUN FOR THE ENTIRE FAMILY!

Welcome to Dallas Fan Days! Our event prides itself on having a lot of activities and attractions that are family-oriented, 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!


Autograph Sessions

IRON THRONE

Stopping by on your way west of Westeros? Make sure nobody has a better story than you by snapping the ultimate pic with the Iron Throne! Whether you supported the Starks, the Lannisters, or the Targaryens, have your own moment as the King of Queen of the seven six kingdoms! 


Autograph Sessions

JURASSIC PARK JEEP

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


Artist Alley

ARTIST ALLEY

Indie meets pro in this special area where you will find all of your favorite 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!


Meet Legendary Comic Book Creators

MEET LEGENDARY COMIC BOOK CREATORS

Comics Legends and Professional Comic Book artists are invading Dallas!


Costumes! Costumes! Costumes!

COSTUMES! COSTUMES! COSTUMES!

Fans dressing up in costumes, or cosplay as it is sometimes called, is a BIG part of Dallas Fan Days 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 favorite characters or come dressed up yourself. It's all good!

View our Props and Weapons Policy.


 


Kids Costume Contest

FAN FAVOURITE COSPLAYERS

Dallas Fan Days wouldn't be complete without the help of some great Cosplayers! Cosplaying all weekend, running panels, taking photos and having fun!

New location for 2019 – find all the Cosplayers on the Show Floor, Level 1.


Kids Costume Contest

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!


Meetups

COSPLAY MEETUPS

Whether you're a Whovian or Jedi, a cosplayer, or crafter, you are welcome here! Spend some time with people who love the same things you do, share your awesome cosplay, find new local Meetup friends, or just take some photos. These themed Meetups are absolutely free and designed to help you connect with people you otherwise might not ever meet.


Exhibitor Area

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.


Kids Costume Contest

DOCTOR WHO PROPS AND TARDIS

This TARDIS was originally built in the early 80s by fantasy/horror author P.N. Elrod and was used by the local PBS affiliate during pledge drives for entrances by Jon Pertwee and Sylvester McCoy. At various conventions through the years, it has also been used on stage by Colin Baker and Peter Davison, so FOUR Doctors have actually been in it! Photos are always free with this TARDIS, and attendees are welcome to open the door and step inside... though it’s not actually bigger on the inside.


Get Your Comics Autographed

GET YOUR COMICS AUTOGRAPHED

Dig through your collection or visit some of the vendors at Dallas Fan Days for exclusive back issues and graphic novels by our many creator guests.

NOTE: Some guests may have autograph fees and/or signing limits. Please check with creators individually.


Kids Costume Contest

TABLETOP GAMING ROOMS

Experience a weekend gaming madness with tons of titles from your favorite tabletop games. Role playing games, D&D, CCG's, Miniatures, Board, are just some of the types of games happening throughout the weekend. Come on your own, or bring a friend, there's plenty of room for everyone! 

Location: Meeting Room's 1 & 5


Kids Costume Contest

GEEK 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!

 


Kids Costume Contest

DISNEY KARAOKE PARTY

Join us after the show on Saturday, October 19th at Alamo Drafthouse for a Disney Karaoke Party! Free to any with Dallas Fan Days badge provided you are 21 years of age or older. Cosplay encouraged!


Kids Costume Contest

501ST LEGION OF STORMTROOPER PHOTO OPS

Selfie with a storm trooper anyone? The 501st Legion of Stormtroopers are here all weekend! Whether you are a rebel at heart or think the empire did nothing wrong, come on out and say hello!  Get your one of a kind photos and help support a great cause!


Kids Costume Contest

KIDS COSTUME CONTEST

Join us for our Annual Kids Costume Contest! Kids 12 and under will show off their costumes for a chance to receive some great prizing for the top 3 costumes! Registration for the kids costume contest will take place at the Main Concourse - Red Carpet on Sunday at 2:30PM. The contest will start at 3:00PM at the same location.


Kids Costume Contest

COSPLAY PHOTO PARK

Put on your best costume and get ready to strike a pose in the Cosplay Photo Park! Located in the Community Zone, this awesome feature will allow you and your friends to gather around and get that amazing shot! Various themed backdrops will be available for you to choose from - best part is, it’s free! If you are trying to plan a group cosplay photo shoot, this is definitely the place to meet!


Kids Costume Contest

COSPLAY HIDEAWAY

Fan Days Cosplay Hideaway provides an area to repair an element of your costume, or simply a place to sit and recharge your batteries (literally and/or figuratively). The lounge gives you the space you need. Most importantly: it's a paparazzi-free zone.

 


Sketches, Lithographs, Limited Prints & Original Art

SKETCHES, LITHOGRAPHS, LIMITED PRINTS & ORIGINAL ART

Many of our artist guests and Artist Alley creators will have original art, lithographs, limited edition art prints, original sketches, and take commissions from fans at Dallas Fan Days. 

NOTE: Fees vary, please check with creators individually for prices and availability.


Kids Costume Contest

COSPLAY RED CARPET

Get ready for the Cosplay Red Carpet Walk! Show off your costume in front of your adoring fans! All photographers – both professional and those shooting with their smartphones – are welcome to line up for the best shot possible during the event!


Kids Costume Contest

DALLAS MAKERSPACE

Dallas Makerspace is a community run organization full of tools, classes, information and fellowship. With 36,000 square feet DMS is the largest Makerspaces in the world, but what else would you expect from Texas?

What we offer to cosplayers and props makers is an environment to work on your projects, and the tools the professionals use. We have 4 laser cutters, 8 3D printers, 2 resin printers, plasma cutter, powder coating oven, complete wood shop, complete metal shop, pottery wheels, 2 automotive bays, an electronics lab, and that's just the tip of the iceberg. Makerspace also offers classes on foam smithing, mold making, resin casting, jewelry casting, 3D modeling, slip casting, printmaking, air brushing and more and more each month.

Come by our booth for a virtual tour and information about becoming a member.


Kids Costume Contest

DFW COSPLAY GALLIFREY

DFW Cosplay Gallifrey is a group who enjoys cosplaying characters from “Doctor Who,” “Torchwood,” and “The Sarah Jane Adventures.” The group participates in photoshoots, attends conventions, holds social meet-ups, and other activities throughout the year.

DFW Cosplay Gallifrey is an organization stationed in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metropolis, whose members come from Texas and all over the world. DFW Cosplay Gallifrey’s purpose is to promote the love of Doctor Who, Fandom and Cosplay, while also celebrating its individual members and their Cosplay projects. DFW Cosplay Gallifrey goals are to promote inter-group harmony among other fan organizations and charity projects as approved by its members.


Kids Costume Contest

THE TEXAS TARDIS

This is the 4th TARDIS built over the last 10 years by Prop Maker Max Kirkland. Its featured at over a dozen local weddings, many private photo shoots and 11 different conventions over the last 8 years. This Box was originally a War Doctor Box but was converted to a 9th and 10th box shortly after it was finished, it features lights and sound, a beautiful control room inside and a screen accurate phone inside. This TARDIS took over 6 weeks to complete.

Sketches, Lithographs, Limited Prints & Original Art

RICK AND MORTY SPACE CRUISER

A unique opportunity for visiting Rick and Morty fans as you can see and get a selfie with a real-life scale version of their Space Cruiser! One of kind! With Mega Seed computer, Nitro Dark Matter and a Microverse battery! On display on the Exhibit floor all weekend, only at Dallas Fan Days!


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