AUGUST 12-14 2022

Boston Convention & Exhibition Center

FAN EXPO Boston

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COSPLAY ATTRACTIONS

Cosplay your way to a costume spectacle of epic proportions and experiences. Sign up to the e-newsletter to receive cosplay updates.

MASTERS OF COSPLAY GRAND PRIX: THE BAY STATE QUALIFIER

It's back! The Masters of Cosplay Grand Prix returns for 2022 and it's bigger than ever. Eight Cities. Eight Champions. One Master of Cosplay.

COSPLAY RED CARPET

Get ready for the Cosplay Red Carpet! No pre-registration, no competition, no stress!! Walk the red carpet and show off your costume in front of your adoring fans! Every participant will get a free photo taken by the official Cosplay Red Carpet Photographer!

FUN FOR THE ENTIRE FAMILY!

Welcome to FAN EXPO Boston! 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 available!

COSTUMES! COSTUMES! COSTUMES!

Fans dressing up in costumes, or cosplay as it called, is a huge part of the show! Literally thousands of amazing costumes are available for your viewing pleasure throughout the weekend. Don’t be shy, ask for a photo with your favorite characters or come dressed up yourself.

COMMUNITY ZONE

Whether you're a Whovian or Jedi, a cosplayer or crafter, the Community Zone is where you find people who share your fandom! Find out about local clubs, get up close to movie props, test your trivia, and snap photos galore with fans who are excited as you are to get together.

COSPLAY MEET UPS

Meet like-minded fans and get a picture to remember at a themed cosplay meet up. Watch for a schedule of specific fandom meet-ups closer to show time.

PANELS, WORKSHOPS & SEMINARS

Listen in and participate in our numerous sessions! From Celebrity Q&A’s, fan club presentations, hands-on workshops, and screening rooms, there’s hundreds of hours of programming available for every fandom. And it’s free with your admission ticket. (Specially ticketed events may have an additional admission charge). Check the daily schedule to find out when and where the fun happens.

KIDS COSTUME CONTEST

It's FAN EXPO Boston’s cutest event! Come cheer on the cosplay stars of tomorrow at our kid's cosplay contest Sunday afternoon! Want to compete? Sign up Sunday Morning in room 051!

COSPLAY PHOTOGRAPHY SHOOT OUT!

Cosplayers and Photographers! Come to a participation panel in which we pair up to 2 cosplayers with a photographer and give you a random theme. Teams have 30 minutes to collaborate and create your best photo! Bring your image to our panel of judges for a friendly critique. We’ll present a Judge’s Award and a Fan Favorite Award. With prizes! Audience members: While the teams are out creating photos, sit back and enjoy a short panel related to cosplay or cosplay photography.

WHEN: Sunday at 3:15PM

PROPS POLICY

Start your cos-planning. Check out our props policy below.