May 30 - June 1, 2025

Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center

FAN EXPO Dallas

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MAIN EVENTS

CELEBRITY Q&AS

All of your fave fandom stars are making their way to FAN EXPO Dallas. Meet them up close and personal at their Q&A sessions, where they’ll answer fan questions and dive into behind-the-scenes stories.

PHOTO OPS

Say cheese! If you’re going to meet your fave celebrity at the show, you’ll want to capture the moment with a Photo Op. Dress up, strike a pose, and clear up some space on your wall at home for a new core memory.

AUTOGRAPHS

Have a special memento you want signed? Celebrity guests from movie stars, to voice actors, to comic creators will be at the show all weekend signing autographs, so you can have a keepsake that will last a lifetime.

FAN FAVE COSPLAYS

Get ready to show off your cosplay. With events like the Cosplay Red Carpet and Cosplay Competitions, you can flaunt your look, have photos taken, and compete for cosplay glory. If you’re not cosplaying at the show, come take a look at what fellow fans have created and snap some awesome pics. 

COMICS

Heroes, villains, and monsters are flying off the page and coming to FAN EXPO Dallas to meet you. Creators behind your fave comics are ready to dive deep into lore at Q&A panels, battle it out at our Sketch Duels, and more.

ANIME

Welcome to your anime arena. At FAN EXPO Dallas, you can meet voice actors, attend anime panels, join in on anime cosplay meetups, shop for unique anime memorabilia, attend anime-themed parties, and more.

SCI-FI

Across galaxies, timelines, and everything in between, sci-fi excellence is making its way to FAN EXPO Dallas. From the biggest sci-fi stars to amazing panels, workshops, family events, and more, we have everything for Jedi, Doctors, and Officers.

HORROR

Every day is Halloween at FAN EXPO Dallas. With horrifyingly wonderful guests, horror fan meetups, and monstrous cosplay, you’ll be screaming your face off with joy. 

ANIMATION

We're bringing you to life with all things animation at FAN EXPO Dallas. Meet the voices behind your fave characters and join in amazing events and experiences that'll have you stop motioning in your tracks.

GAMING

Ready to level up? We’re bringing the voices behind your fave video game characters to the show for Q&As and meet and greets. Plus, you can play all day at our Gaming Arena with video game tournaments, free play, and tabletop games. 

PANELS, DEMOS, AND WORKSHOPS

From costuming 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 for specific topics, days, and times.

ARTIST ALLEY AND COMMISSIONS

Looking for some original artwork? Head on down to Artist Alley to pick up some stunning art to show off your fandom. Plus, you can commission your fave artists at the show to create a custom, one-of-a-kind piece just for you. 

COMMUNITY GROUPS

Community Groups are taking over the FAN EXPO Dallas show floor. Say hi to the Star Wars 501st Legion, DFW Critter Crew, DFW Gallifrey, and so many more.

FAN MEETUPS

Whether you're a Whovian or Jedi, a cosplayer or crafter, you can find friends at FAN EXPO Dallas by joining our Fan Meetups. Check the schedule closer to the show for specifics.

INTERACTIVE KIDS' ZONE

Burp your Baby Yodas and bring them to our Kids' Zone. Craft epic tales at the Reading Nook, build wonders at Master Lego Building, and join in on lots of other events that the whole family can enjoy.

FANDOM SHOPPING GALORE

Comics, collectibles, and merch tied up with string, these are a few of our favorite things. If you’re looking for retro games, tabletop minis, play swords, works of art, or unique fandom merch, our massive retail floor will have what you're looking for.

NEW THIS YEAR: ANIME AFTER DARK

An epic, anime-packed night awaits you at FAN EXPO Dallas this year. Join us to meet voice actors from shows like One Piece, Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, My Hero Academia, and Demon Slayer who are coming to the show exclusively for Anime After Dark. Immerse yourself in this world of anime that extends after-hours with a costume contest and a DJ spinning K-pop tunes. Don’t miss this all-ages event that is included with your Saturday, 3-Day, Ultimate Fan, and VIP passes.

DATE: Saturday, June 8
TIME: 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
LOCATION: Lobby F