CELEBRITY Q&A’S, AUTOGRAPHS & PHOTO OPS
Don’t miss the chance of a lifetime to have a professional photo taken with your favorite celebrity or get something signed by them. Then, get up close and personal with those stars during our Celeb Q&As.
BACK TO THE FUTURE SPECIAL EVENT EXPERIENCES
Great Scott! We’ve gone Back to the Future to bring an amazing cast reunion to Chicago. Join Michael J. Fox (Marty McFly), Christopher Lloyd (Doc Brown), Lea Thompson (Lorraine Baines-McFly) and Tom Wilson (Biff Tannen) for an experience filled with stories, questions, Autographs, Photo Ops, and more.
With a selection of once-in-a-lifetime packages to celebrate this iconic cast reunion, there’s something for everyone. From an afternoon with the cast to even getting a photo in the DeLorean with Doc Brown, this is one event you don’t want to miss.
FAN FAVE COSPLAYS, COMPETITIONS, & COSPLAY RED CARPETS
Fans dressing up in costumes (also known as Cosplay) is a huge part of the show experience. See thousands of amazing costumes throughout the weekend. Don’t be shy, ask for a photo with your favorite characters or come dressed up yourself!
COMICS, ANIME, SCI-FI, HORROR, ANIMATION, GAMING, & MORE
You won't want to miss these events. From discussions and debates, to comics and gaming, there is something for everyone. Check the daily schedule closer to the show to find out when and where the fun is happening.
PANELS, DEMOS, & WORKSHOPS
From fabrication to acting, our lineup of pros are on hand to show you how to take your skills to the next level. Attend a panel, check out a demo, or meet them one-on-one. Check the schedule closer to the show for specific topics, dates, and times.
COMIC CREATORS, ARTIST ALLEY, & COMMISSIONS
Comic Legends, Pro Comic Book artists, and amazing writers will be with us all weekend long. Be sure to drop by the Comic Creator area next to Artist Alley to meet them and geek out over their amazing work.
COMMUNITY GROUPS & FAN MEETUPS
Whether you're a Whovian or Jedi, a cosplayer or crafter, the Community Zone is for people who share your love of Fandom. Find out about local clubs, get up close to movie props, test your trivia knowledge, and snap photos with other excited fans.
FUN FOR THE ENTIRE FAMILY!
A pop culture celebration for the WHOLE family. Come down and bring your family to meet your favorite Superheroes, Princesses, and Voice Actors. Plus, you can enter the Cosplay Contest as a family! Coupons and Family Passes available.
OVER 300,000 SQUARE FEET OF SHOPPING
Shop hundreds of retailers from all over to make your experience unforgettable. From finding that rare comic book, stunning original artwork, graphic novels, memorabilia, games, toys, or t-shirts – you'll find it all here.