Fan Expo Dallas

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The Fandom of FAN EXPO Dallas Descends on North Texas THIS WEEKEND!

Programming schedule released for three-day pop culture event

June 14, 2022, DALLAS — FAN EXPO Dallas 2022 is this weekend away and the organizers behind the mega-hit weekend have released the programming schedule that brings hundreds of unique experiences, contests, family-friendly activities and on-site activations to the largest comic, sci-fi, horror, anime and gaming event in Texas.

FAN EXPO HQ Vice President, Andrew Moyes says, “At FAN EXPO Dallas, we are committed to providing the fans and one-of-a-kind experiences from start to finish. Whether it’s arriving in your favorite costume to show off to the crowds, getting the inside scoop about your favorite movies and TV shows or learning more about the voices behind your favorite anime voice actors, this event celebrates all things fandom. Our guests can have wildly unique experiences at sessions on the Creators Stage, participate in our signature ‘How To’ workshops, take photos with their favorite costumed characters, watch professional comic artists battle it out in our popular Sketch Duels and search through tons of unique gifts at FAN EXPO Dallas’ huge show floor for shopping!”

The full programming schedule has been released and general information about the event is available at Health and safety information is available here. The FAN EXPO Dallas app is available for Android and Apple devices. Fans can download it in advance for the latest updates and to start planning their visit.


Shopping FOR ALL!

Thousands of retailers from all over join FAN EXPO Dallas to make everyone’s experience an unforgettable one! Specializing in everything comics, anime, gaming, science fiction and/or horror, these retailers have a treasure trove of fan merchandise, whether it’s a comic book from any era, original artwork, graphic novels, memorabilia, DVD’s, videos, games, toys or t-shirt.

Isn’t it ICONIC?

From science fiction fantasy to Gen X icons, from superheroes to comedy geniuses, FAN EXPO Dallas has gathered the widest variety of guests from all genres of pop culture. From legendary voices and celebrities to the largest gathering of My Hero Academia voice actor stars to date, to comic creators including artists illustrators and writers, even the most hardcore fan is bound to find an abundance of activity and interaction to satisfy their pop-culture fixation.

Cosplay! Cosplay! Cosplay!

Known for a feast on the eyes, the FAN EXPO cosplay experience is evident all weekend long when like-minded fans meet up and families cosplay together! The Masters of Cosplay Grand Prix returns for 2022 and it’s bigger than ever. Eight Cities. Eight Champions. One Master of Cosplay. Cosplay glory is all around at FAN EXPO Dallas and everyone is invited to dress up and have fun!

Fathers in Fandom

From Darth Vader to Uncle Ben, pop culture is full of father figures…On Father’s Day, Sunday June 19, 2022, FAN EXPO Dallas is ready to celebrate the dad in every fan’s life with activities, crafts, panels and a few secret surprises designed to delight all dads. FAN EXPO Dallas invites fathers in fandom to unite at Cosplay Meet-Ups for all the father figures in our lives, be they real or fictional, all day Sunday.

NEW for 2022…The HQ Stage!

The party never stops on the HQ Stage! Fans can rock out with musicians, be amazed by unique performers, and try their hands at trivia, karaoke, and more! The newly released schedule has a full list of activities, concerts, and shows.

The Community Zone is where people find ‘their people’

From Whovians to Jedis, a cosplayer or crafter, the Community Zone is where people find their people…the ones who share and discover fandom together! Fans can find out about local clubs, get up close to movie props, test their trivia, and snap photos galore with other fans who are just as excited to #fanexpodallas.

WHEN: FAN EXPO Dallas runs Friday, June 17 through Sunday, June 19, 2022

Friday, June 17 from 4:00 P.M. to 9:00 P. M.

Saturday, June 18 from 10:00 A.M. to 7:00 P.M.

Sunday, June 19 from 10:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.

WHERE: The Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center located at 650 S. Griffin St. Dallas, TX 75202


Adult tickets are priced from $32-$105. Hours and information are available at

Can’t Make it in Person?

FAN EXPO and Whatnot have partnered to bring you all the IRL excitement of the show to the palm of your hand with VIRTUAL FAN EXPO Dallas. Experience shopping, celebrities, comic creators, artists, cosplay and more all via live stream on Whatnot. What’s even better is it’s free. Just download the Whatnot app and experience all that FAN EXPO Dallas has to offer from the comfort of your couch.


· STEP 1: Download the Whatnot app

· STEP 2: Create a Whatnot account

· STEP 3: Search for VIRTUAL DALLAS streams and bookmark your faves.