AUGUST 8 - 10, 2025

Boston Convention & Exhibition Center

FAN EXPO Boston

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AFTER PARTIES & EVENTS

The party doesn’t stop when the show floor closes. We have a ton of After Hour events to keep the fun going all night long. Stay up-to-date by signing up to our e-newsletter.

GET YOUR GAME ON AT VERSUS

Gather your squad and head to Versus for unlimited game play. It's a gamer's paradise packed with game rooms, tons of consoles, board games, and even Smash tourneys. FAN EXPO Boston 2024 attendees can show your badge to receive free entry from June 9th – 16th and to compete in the Smash Bros. Tournaments on Sundays. Tournament prizes include FAN EXPO Boston 2025 passes, so you don't want to miss out. 

DATES: June 9th - 16th
TIMES:
Weekdays 5:00 PM -11:00 PM
Friday/Sunday 5:00 PM – 12:00 AM
Saturday 9:00 PM – 12:00 AM
LOCATION: Versus Arcade Bar and Restaurant - 42 Province St
PRICE: Free entry with FAN EXPO Boston 2024 badge

KARAOKE SESSIONS

Sing your heart out at karaoke on Friday and Saturday in the Maid Café (Lvl. 2, Rm 206). Join the maids of the Maid Café Mikkusu for Kawaii Karaoke on Friday at 7:00 PM. Then, wear your fave onesie to Kingus & Karaoke on Saturday to belt out tunes at 8:00 PM.

AFTER HOURS WITH UNCLE NEAREST PREMIUM WHISKEY

Stop by Hue Boston for an after hours celebration with Uncle Nearest Premium Whiskey, hosted by actor/producer Selena Mars (@salenamars). FAN EXPO Boston attendees can show their badge to get a free cocktail.

DATE: Friday, June 14
TIME: 8:30 PM
LOCATION: Hue Boston - 90 Exeter St. 

FAN EXPO BOSTON AFTER DARK

The fun doesn’t end when the show floor closes. Join in our after dark events on Saturday night to keep the party going all night long. Events include anime screenings, Drink ‘N Draw, karaoke, and more. All ages welcome, 21+ to drink. Check the schedule for details.

DRINK N’ DRAW

Join Emmy® Award-winning cartoonist Joe Wos for a fun-filled night of quirky drawing challenges, pop culture puzzles, music, drinks, and more. Everyone, artists, and non-artists alike, will have the chance to win amazing prizes. 

DATE:
 Saturday, June 15th
TIME: 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM
LOCATION: Workshops (Lvl. 2 - Rm. 202)

EXTENDED GAMING HOURS

FAN EXPO Boston After Dark has extended gaming hours so you can get your game on in the U.S. Army's Gaming Arena even after the show floors closes. Programmed by Game Underground.

DATE: Saturday, June 15
TIME: 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
LOCATION: Gaming Arena - Room 200

MASTERS OF COSPLAY BAY STATE BASH

Celebrate cosplay excellence after a winner is crowned at Masters of Cosplay Grand Prix: The Bay State Qualifier. The afterparty will feature DJ Awesomus Prime, a cash bar, fun swag, and so much more. The event is free with a Saturday, 3-Day, Ultimate Fan, or VIP pass.

DATE: Saturday, June 15th
TIME: 7:30 PM to 9:45 PM
LOCATION: Multiverse (Lvl 1: Room 111)

CRUNCHYROLL ANIME SCREENING

Stop by the Anime Events room on Saturday night to get looped in on the latest from Crunchyroll. This is your time to rediscover classic anime as well as find your next watch.