November 24 - 26, 2023

Moscone Center West

FAN EXPO San Francisco


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Community Zone

Come meet fellow fans and celebrate fandom in the Community Zone with booths run by local groups and organizations!

Bay Area R2-D2 Droid Builders

We are an eclectic group who exchange information and ideas relating to building our favorite robots of the Star Wars films such as R2-D2, BB-8, and more! The Bay Area Droid Builders actively participate in local charity and educational events.

Byways Larp

Welcome to the wonderful and weird worlds of the Byways Live Action Role Playing Game. A game of exploration and exploitation, politics, and loyalty. Travelers bridge different worlds through portals, stepping between the worlds as need be. This is a game with future and fantasy played in light theatrical sets with Nerf and padded weapons in a lightest touch combat game. Join us every second Sunday in San Francisco.

Cartoon Art Museum

Founded in 1984, the Cartoon Art Museum has something for everyone—from comic strips, comic books and anime to political cartoons, graphic novels and underground comix. People of all ages can view original cartoon art at exhibitions and screenings, produce their own comics and animation at classes and workshops, research deeply into our collection and library, and mix and mingle with professional and aspiring cartoonists. The Cartoon Art Museum’s mission is to ignite imaginations and foster the next generation of visual storytellers by celebrating the history of cartoon art, its role in society, and its universal appeal. Visit us at 781 Beach Street, near Ghirardelli Square, and online at

Golden Gate Garrison

The Golden Gate Garrison represents The 501st Legion in coastal Northern California, primarily in the greater San Francisco Bay Area. As “Bad Guys Doing Good,” Legion members have helped raise millions of dollars for charity, both here and abroad, through the wearing of screen-accurate Star Wars costumes at events of all sizes.

Greater San Francisco Bay Area Chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

Established in 1987, the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) is a voluntary health organization that gives those affected by suicide a nationwide community empowered by research, education, and advocacy to take action against suicide, the 12th leading cause of death in the United States. Headquartered in New York with an Advocacy office in Washington, D.C., AFSP has local chapters in all 50 states and Puerto Rico, with programs and events nationwide dedicated to sharing the AFSP mission to save lives and bring hope to all that have been affected by suicide.

Rebel Legion Endor Base

The Rebel Legion is an international charity costuming organization created by, of and for people interested in making costumes from the Star Wars mythos. The Endor Base chapter covers Northern and part of Central California. Research, create, build, and improve your costumes in a place where costumers with similar passions share skills, tips, and ideas. Costumed Rebel Legion members donate their time and talents to community and charity events such as science and education causes, hospital visits, charity walks, and library literacy events. Jedi, Rebel Pilots, Troopers, Princesses and even Wookiees, Jawas, and Ewoks…. we’ve got them all….and we’re always looking for more!


USS Golden Gate

The mission, which we have decided to accept, is to promote the concept of I.D.I.C. (Infinite Diversity in Infinite Combinations) and have fun doing it!

The USS Golden Gate is a Star Trek™ fan club made up by folks who want to have a good time enjoying the universe of Gene Roddenberry’s Star Trek®, in all its many forms. We are a diverse group; we welcome anyone who loves Science Fiction regardless of race, creed, nationality, gender, politics, sexual orientation or ability differences as long as it is not to adversely affect another member. Our city of Charter is San Francisco, California.