September 17 - 19, 2021

Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center

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CELEBRITY PHOTO SESSIONS

Don’t miss out on a chance of a lifetime to have your photo taken by a professional photographer with your favorite celebrity. This is the only way to get a beautiful 8x10 glossy photo of you with one of our Guests that will make every single one of your friends jealous.

AUTOGRAPH SESSIONS

A perfect opportunity to get that special something signed by your favorite celebrity.

NOTE: Guests may charge additional fees for an Autograph.

THE FAN EXPO DALLAS COSPLAY CRAFTMANSHIP CUP

Complete for cosplay glory at the FAN EXPO Dallas Cosplay Craftsmanship Cup. Contest details can be found here. Attending The FAN EXPO Dallas Cosplay Craftsmanship Cup is included with your FAN EXPO Dallas admission pass.

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! Get your photo taken by the official Cosplay Red Carpet Photographer - for free! Happening all weekend, check schedule for times.

THOUSANDS OF SQ FT OF SHOPPING MADNESS!

Thousands of retailers from all over join FAN EXPO Dallas to make your experience an unforgettable one! Specializing in everything comics, anime, gaming, science fiction and/or horror, these retailers have what you need. Whether it’s a comic book from any era, original artwork, graphic novels, memorabilia, DVD’s, videos, games, toys or t-shirts – you will find it all here.

FUN FOR THE ENTIRE FAMILY!

Welcome to FAN EXPO Dallas! 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!

ARTIST ALLEY

Indie meets pro in this special area where you will find all your favorite pencillers, inkers and writers. This is a “must experience area” for anyone interested in meeting the rising stars and the people who work the front lines of the industry. Here you’ll find it all – comics, graphic novels, limited edition prints and best of all, original art and sketches.

MEET YOUR FAVORITE VOICE ACTORS

The actors that provide the voices of your favorite animated characters will be on hand to sign autographs, pose for photos, and meet with their fans. They have developed a well-deserved reputation for being super-friendly and enthusiastic!

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.

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.

GEEKY CREEPY TIKI AFTER PARTY AT SWIZZLE WITH AARON SAGERS

After a year off, we’re kicking off Halloween season early at FAN EXPO, and we’re so excited to be back at conventions, we want to fill up with a whole lotta liquid Aloha. So bust out your best Geeky Creepy Tiki Fashion. Whether it’s a spooky aloha shirt or a full-on tiki cosplay (we’ve seen you, Scarif Tiki Stormtroopers), let’s see it. Join Paranormal Caught on Camera’s (and FanExpo Nerdy Host) Aaron Sagers for a party in pop culture paradise.