OCTOBER 14-16, 2022

Irving Convention Center

Dallas Fan Festival

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FAMILY FEST

Dance parties, crafts, carnival games, lightsabers, and more - it's time for fun for the whole family! 

PROGRAMMING & EVENTS 

TRICK OR TREAT FEST

It’s time to trick or treat! Put on your best costume and explore the convention for treats and giveaways from participating panels, exhibitors, Crew members and more.   

FAN FESTIVAL BINGO

Who’s ready for FAN FESTIVAL Bingo! Check out our Bingo Card on the FAN EXPO Dallas Instagram, @fanexpodallas , and participate as you explore Dallas FAN FESTIVAL 2022! Take pictures along the way, post your winning run on your social media, and check in at designated locations to pick up your exclusive Dallas FAN FESTIVAL 2022 decal (only available through the game)! You will be entered for the grand prize, two 3-day passes to FAN EXPO Dallas 2023 [while supplies last].

SABER GUILD: CORUSCANT TEMPLE LIGHTSABER ACADEMY

Padawans! Come take a closer, behind-the-scenes look into our show, Teachings of the Holocron. Train with us in the basics of Saber Guild: Coruscant Temple's Lightsaber Choreography System and how we combine stage combat with cosplay costuming for our kids show. You too can be a Jedi... or a Sith, and use your love of Star Wars for charity to give back to the community. 

MUSIC & MORE WITH THE LAS COLINAS SYMPHONY

Experience the soundtrack of fandom like never before with the Las Colinas Symphony Orchestra! Check the schedule for performances, panels, and even a musical petting zoo! 

KIDS COSPLAY CONTEST

It's Dallas FAN FESTIVAL's cutest event! Whether it's your Halloween costume, a unique creation, or a mask you just made, we want to celebrate the cosplayers of tomorrow at our kid's cosplay contest! Want to participate? Kids 12 and under can sign up on the Red Carpet starting 15 minutes before the event (check the schedule for day and time).

FAMILY ZONE - MAKER'S METROPOLIS 

Welcome to Makers Metropolis! Come and create fantastic costumes, creatures, and even cities! This dynamic space will engage children's minds and young attendees will even get to take many of their creations home!

U CRE-8

Come and discover the wonderful world of comics! Create your own stories and contribute to our shared GIANT comic book! 

COSTUME CORNER

Come and build your costume! Find materials for masks, bracelets, gauntlets, and even hats! [while supplies last]

SCULTPURE SQUARE

Let’s sculpt! Create and color creatures, monsters, flowers, and more!   

COLOR COURTYARD

Gather your supplies and create magnets, bookmarks, and more! [while supplies last] 

BUILDERS CANYON

 A multipurpose space, Builder’s Canyon will have building blocks, magnets, robots, and more. Come and create entire cities in this builders space.

CENTRAL STATION

Check in at Central Station for information on the Family Zone and family programming all around Dallas FAN FESTIVAL.