November 24 - 26, 2023

Moscone Center West

FAN EXPO San Francisco


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Celebrity Q&A’s, Autographs & Photo Ops

Don’t miss out on a chance of a lifetime to have your photo taken by a professional photographer with your favorite celebrity or an opportunity to get something signed. Then get up close and personal with your favorite celebrities during the Celeb Q&As!

Fan Fave Cosplays, Competitions, & Cosplay Red Carpets

Fans dressing up in costumes, or cosplay as it is called, is a huge part of the show! See thousands of amazing costumes 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!

Comics, Anime, Sci-Fi, Horror, Animation, Gaming, & More

You won't want to miss FAN EXPO San Francisco's programming! From discussions, debates, comics, and gaming, there is something for everyone! Check the daily schedule to find out when and where the fun happens.

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 for specific topics, days, and times.

Comic Creators, Artist Alley, & Commissions

Comic Legends, Pro Comic Book artists, and writers will be with us all weekend. Be sure to drop by the Comic Creator area next to Artist Alley to meet them and geek out over their amazing work.

Video Game Tournaments & Free Play

It's time to battle it out in our ultimate gaming tournaments! Enjoy open play or test your skills against competitors; check the schedule for specific days and times.

Tabletop Gaming

Roll for initiative! Play D&D, take part in learn to play sessions, or borrow a board game from the library! Meet new friends and challenge old rivals!

Community Groups & Fan Meetups

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.

Interactive Family Zone

Our event prides itself on having activities and attractions for the whole family. Meet your favorite Superheroes, Princesses, and voice actors, and take part in workshops & panels just for kids (or kids at heart). Plus, there are coupons and Family Passes available!

Over 300,000 Square Feet of Shopping

Shop hundreds of retailers from all over to make your experience unforgettable. Whether it’s a rare comic book, original artwork, graphic novels, memorabilia, Blu-rays, videos, games, toys, or t-shirts – you'll find it all here.

Jay & Silent Bob Get Old!

Come join your fave stars from Clerks as Kevin Smith (Silent Bob) and Jason Mewes (Jay) sign autographs, take pictures (as themselves and in character), answer fan questions, and maybe make a quick stop at Quick Stop.

Smallville Nights

Come out and join Clark and Lex as they bring some of your favorite Smallville moments to life! Tom Welling and Michael Rosenbaum will be reading scenes from the series and bringing fans up to act with them and be directed by them to read scenes. Watch and laugh as they attempt to get through scenes from the pilot and beyond without breaking character. Every fan in attendance will receive a keepsake gift and a select few will win prizes from Tom and Michael’s collection. 

Join us for a once in a lifetime experience for one night only at FAN EXPO San Francisco. Hijinx and shenanigans are 100% guaranteed!

I Hear Voices – Live Podcast!

Animated characters have befriended our imaginations since childhood, but have you ever wondered, "Who is the person behind that VOICE?" I Hear Voices is a celebration of our favorite VOICES in animation, video games, anime, and more! Hosted by the dynamic Kim Possible duo, Christy Carlson Romano (Even Stevens, Big Hero 6) and Will Friedle (Boy Meets World, Batman Beyond), this family-friendly podcast invites you to learn about the people behind your favorite characters. And now here is your chance to join in for a live taping of their podcast!  You can watch as Christy and Will bring their amazing podcast from the studio directly to the fans for an extra special family friendly event complete with all the great parts of their podcast along with some surprise guests!