FAQs

  • Where is The Great Philadelphia Comic Con?

    The Greater Philadelphia Expo Center
    100 Station Avenue
    Oaks, PA 19456

  • When is The Great Philadelphia Comic Con?

    Friday, April 7th - 3PM to 8PM
    Saturday, April 8th - 10AM to 7PM
    Sunday, April 9th - 10AM to 5PM

  • How can I purchase tickets?

    You may purchase tickets at the door, or you may purchase them in advance on our Buy Tickets page.

    • All passes gain entry to The Great Philadelphia Comic Con!
    • Bring your Growtix print out with the QR Code to the event for admittance.
    • Children 10 and under get in FREE when accompanied by a paid adult.
    • Passes are non-refundable.
    • Credit card will be charged at time of purchase.
  • What's the deal with VIP Passes?

    VIP passes are limited packages that can include shirts, swag, autographs, photo ops, and special access to show areas (such as reserved seating in panels). Please visit Buy Tickets to purchase tickets.

  • Are kids welcome?

    Absolutely! All children 10 & under are FREE with a paying adult.

  • Professional Photo Ops, what’s that?

    A professional photo is taken by a professional photographer. Our professional photographer will take and print and 8x10 photo of you and a celebrity guest onsite under professional lighting and in front of a backdrop. A photo op is not an autograph or a meet & greet. You can meet a celebrity guest and get your item autographed when the celebrity is at their table in celebrity row. For more information on photo ops, please visit our policies page.

  • Will the Celebrity Guests be signing autographs?

    You can purchase an autograph from a Celebrity Guest at their table in Celebrity Row. Autograph prices are set by the Celebrity (not the show) and can change at any time. The Great Philadelphia Comic Con! does not sell Celebrity autographs. Please note: Autographs are NOT included in a Photo Op or VIP package (unless noted otherwise). A Photo Op is a professional photo taken by the show photographer.

  • Can I set up as an Exhibitor/Artist?

    Yes. Please visit our Exhibitor/Artist Application page for more information and to download the application. Once you submit your application and payment, a representative from The Great Philadelphia Comic Con! will confirm your application submission. Please note that you will not be guaranteed a table without both application and payment submitted BEFORE the show. All submissions will not be guaranteed unless a confirmation email from The Great Philadelphia Comic Con! noting booth number.

  • Can I wear a costume?

    Costumes are not only supported, they are encouraged! In fact, we even have costume contests at many of our events! Visit our Policies page for information about Costumes.

  • Is the show handicap accessible?

    Yes! The Greater Philadelphia Expo Center is a single floor venue and has bathrooms with handicap stalls.

  • What's the deal with the Door Prizes?

    We love our fans. So much so that we love to give away door prizes. When you enter the show, be sure to stop by the sign-up table to fill out an entry form to for a chance to win an awesome prize. Winners will be announced throughout the day and posted on a display near the door prize sign-up table with instructions on how to claim a door prize. Any unclaimed prizes will NOT be shipped - although every effort will be made to contact the winner, so be sure to fill out your entry form completely.

  • If I leave the show, can I re-enter or do I have to pay again?

    Yes, you can re-enter without paying again. Please keep your wrist band or collectible lanyard clearly visible to gain entry into the main showroom.

  • Do Exhibitors & Artists take credit cards?

    Most exhibitors, artists and guests do take credit cards, but for the most part cash is king!

  • Will there be an ATM nearby?

    Yes, there are multiple ATM’s onsite, located at the entrance, and a number of local bank branches in the area.

  • Want to volunteer?

    Our volunteers rock! Please visit the Volunteers page for more information about our policies and how to sign up. You can also email us at: volunteers@philadelphiacomiccon.com for info.