AFTER PARTIES & EVENTS
The fun doesn't end when the show floor closes, or even before it opens! Our after parties & events ensure every fan's schedule is stacked all weekend long. Sign up for our e-newsletter to receive afterparty & event updates.
SHAZAM! FURY OF THE GODS SCREENING
Join us for a special screening of Shazam! Fury of the Gods at Cinemark at Valley View and XD on Saturday, March 25 at 7:30 PM. Come watch the film with fellow fans after meeting Shazam! star Zachary Levi at FAN EXPO Cleveland.
PETER CULLEN VIP EXPERIENCE
Autobots, roll out! Optimus Prime has come to FAN EXPO Cleveland, and we’re bringing a one-of-a-kind experience that would put a Decepticon to shame! This exclusive opportunity will include a meet and greet with Optimus Prime himself, Peter Cullen, guaranteed access to Peter Cullen’s Saturday Q&A, an autograph, a selfie, and a rare voice recording from Optimus Prime.
KARAOKE DANCE PARTY
After a day of wandering around in character, do you long to unmask and belt out a power ballad? Or would you rather make like The Masked Singer and free your soul while remaining helmeted? Maybe you just want to dance?
Whether you want to shine in the spotlight with a karaoke solo, grab your squad and sing together, or show off your dance moves, the FAN EXPO Cleveland Karaoke Dance Party is the place for you!
Tickets are FREE for GENENRAL ADMISSION or $12 for VIP ADMISSION, which includes a drink ticket and a commemorative FAN EXPO Cleveland Tumbler – must be 21+ to purchase alcohol. A cash bar will be available for attendees 21+.
NERDLESQUE SHOW WITH THE FANDOM FANTASIES
Burlesque for nerds? You bet. NERDLESQUE is coming to FAN EXPO Cleveland! You won’t want to miss this geek-tastic 18+ performance, with a cash bar right outside for 21+ attendees.
Get ready to get down and nerdy with a live nerdlesque show hosted by The Fandom Fantasies. The Fandom Fantasies is an award winning Ohio Nerdlesque Troupe. They specialize in burlesque, drag, circus acts, aerialist, and so much more. The Fandom Fantasies is an inclusive group that celebrates BIPOC, LGBTQ+, plus size, and performers with disabilities.
COSPLAY & CHILL: GLOW NIGHT GAMING PARTY
There is no place quite like 1Life2Play Gaming & Esports Lounge, and they're opening the entire lounge for open gaming from Xbox and PC to Giant Jenga and Cornhole! Join us for gaming, Raffle Prizes, Giveaways, a Trivia Party and Cosplay Contest, and more!
When: Friday, March 24th, 8:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Where: 1Life2Play Gaming & Esports Lounge, 6070 Broadview Rd, Parma, OH 44134
$25 per person - $5 discount with promo code FANEXPO through February 28th
NERDS, DOUGHNUTS, AND MORE!
Fuel Up for Hyperspace with delicious doughnuts and delightful drinks at the official Morning Gathering Spot - Brewnuts! Brewnuts combines the hospitality of the corner donut show with the comfort of your favorite watering hole. We encourage you to belly up to the bar and stay away.
When: Starting at 6:30 AM on Friday and 8:00 AM Saturday and Sunday
Where: Brewnuts, 6501 Detroit Ave, Cleveland, OH 44102
IT IS A SPECIAL SCREENING.
We may not be able to make every day Pretzel Day, but that doesn't mean we can't celebrate everyone's favorite Scranton based paper supplier! That's right, we're having a special screening of the best episodes from The Office, chosen by you.
Watch along with fellow fans, test your knowledge of The Office Trivia, bring your best Jim and Pam cosplay, and see if you have what it takes to win a dundie! [Check the schedule closer to the show for the specific day/time]
SUPER SATURDAY PINBALL PARTY
Ready for some pinball? Then join us at our Super Saturday Pinball party at Superelectric Pinball Parlor! Come play games, explore the restaurants in the Gordon Square Arts District, then come back and play some more!
When: Saturday, March 25, 7:30 PM until late
Where: Superelectric Pinball Parlor, 6500 Detroit Ave, Cleveland, OH 44102
50% off admission for anyone with a FAN EXPO Cleveland badge
SATURDAY NIGHT COSPLAY & DANCE AFTERPARTY
Get ready to dance at one of Cleveland's hottest nightclubs, because the FAN EXPO Cleveland Official Afterparty is at The Velvet Dog! Join us for nerdy themed drinks, live DJ and dancing, bottle service, and more on a rooftop patio.
When: Saturday, March 25th, 8:00 PM until late
Where: The Velvet Dog, 1280 W 6th St, Cleveland, OH 44113
FREE admission with FAN EXPO Cleveland badge
21+ Event | Cosplay is not required, but always encouraged
SPECIAL AFTERNOON SCREENING - CAPTAIN INVINCIBLE
Captain Invincible is the legend in leotards, the man of magnet, forced to emerge from his self-exile to face his greatest nemesis, the notorious Mr. Midnight!
It's Rocky Horror meets Marvel Universe. A campy cult classic take on the superhero genre starring Alan Arkin and the legendary Christopher Lee! Join host Joe Wos for a special viewing of this neglected 1983 Australian cinematic disasterpiece. A movie so bad, it's good.
Do you love obscure nerd facts? Are you ready when someone asks whether a parsec is a unit of time or measure of distance? Then be on the lookout for trivia all weekend long - from specialty sessions and daily quizzes, to intros at our Celebrity Guest Q&As, we're giving out prizes to the masters of trivia.
Get ready to dance the day away with our silent discos! Anime, Sci-Fi, and more, it's a silent disco where YOU choose the music. Check the schedule closer to the show for days and times.
A super pop culture convention wouldn't be complete without SUPER lunches! You won't want to miss our specialty menus available throughout FAN EXPO Cleveland with items and meals that even the most discerning nerdy palate will find FANtastic!