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


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, Contest starts at 6pm in the Ballroom.

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!

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.

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!

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.

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.

Meet Legendary Comic Book Creators

MEET LEGENDARY COMIC BOOK CREATORS

Comics Legends and Professional Comic Book artists are invading Dallas!

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.

Get Your Comics Autographed

GET YOUR COMICS AUTOGRAPHED

Dig through your collection or visit some of the vendors at Dallas Fan Days for exlusive 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.

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.

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.


 

Meetups

MEETUPS

Whether you're a Whovian or Jedi, a cosplayer, or crafter, you are welcome here! Spend an hour 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.



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