Chicago Comic Con 2018

Wizard World Chicago Comic Con

23 Aug 2018 - 26 Aug 2018
6 days to go

Donald E. Stephens Convention Center
Rosemont, IL / Chicago / Illinois / United States of America

Wizard World Chicago Comic Con is a premier comic book convention for the Chicago area where pop culture comes to life. This premier comic convention is among the largest comic book conventions in the United States, in third place for overall attendance at a single event. Chicago Comic Con offers awards ceremonies, a costume contest, panels, seminars, and workshops with comic book professional and features a large floorspace for exhibitors. This 4 days comic book convention is being organized by Wizard World, Inc. The venue of this event is Donald E. Stephens Convention Center which is located in Chicago, Illinois, United States of America. The event will be held from 23 August 2018, Thursday to 26 August 2018, Sunday. Chicago Comic Con 2018 will showcase a wide range of products and services related to comic book, anime & manga sectors from the leading exhibitors such as art, craft items & decals, autographed memorabilia, anime and comic themed blades and knives, airsoft guns, comics, graphic novels & books, costumes & cosplay, food & beverage, hand hammered charm necklaces, bracelets, rings, earrings, gorgeous licensed art pendants, geeky hats, headbands, bows, scarves, stainless steel, sterling silver, opals, topaz, amethysts, action figures, vinyls, posters, autographs, dinosaurs, cool costumes, trendy toys, hot collectible, handmade clothing for the feminine fan, t-shirts, sweaters and accessories, action figure frames, custom cabinets, action figures, tattoo, sci-fi fantasy books. The approximate number of exhibitors that will exhibit at this event is over 300. Over 70,000 visitors are expected at this comic book convention. Visitor profile of this event includes general public, fans, trade & consumer press, media, distributors, chain buyers, licensing companies, educators, and retailers. The frequency of Chicago Comic Con is annual. This comic book convention has been running since 1972.


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  Address : 9291 Bryn Mawr Avenue, Rosemont, IL

  City : Chicago, IL

  Country : United States of America

  Phone : +1 847-692-2220

  Website : Click here for venue website

Donald E. Stephens Convention Center

Located in Rosemont, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago, Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, also known as Rosemont Convention Center, has exhibition space of 840.000 square feet (78.000 square meters) exhibition space that is perfect for most small to large shows. With its flexibility, The DES Convention Center can be configured any way you'd like.


23 Aug 2018 - 26 Aug 2018
Yes, Chicago Comic Con is open to the public.
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Organized by

Wizard World, Inc

Founded in 1991, Wizard World, Inc, one of North America’s most diverse digital entertainment and events companies, is a producer of pop culture and live multimedia conventions (Comic Cons) across North America to celebrate the entertainment industry, graphic novels, comic books, sci-fi, anime, manga, collectibles, horrors, movies, TV shows, gaming, technology, toys and social networking. The company's events feature celebrities from movies and TV, artists and writers, and events such as premiers, gaming tournaments, panels, and costume contests.

Address: 3960 Howard Hughes Pkwy Ste 500

City: Las Vegas, NV

Country: United States of America

Phone: +1-604-961-8878

Website: Click here for organizer website


  • Thursday : 4:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Friday : 12pm - 7pm
  • Saturday : 10am - 7pm
  • Sunday : 10am - 4pm


  • VIP Package + 4-Day Weekend : $250.00
  • 4-Day Weekend : $94.95 in Advance & $105.00 On-Site
  • 1-Day Thursday : $40.00 in Advance & $50.00 On-Site
  • 1-Day Friday : $50.00 in Advance & $60.00 On-Site
  • 1-Day Saturday : $60.00 in Advance & $70.00 On-Site
  • 1-Day Sunday : $50.00 in Advance & $60.00 On-Site
  • Children 10 and under : FREE

Event at a glance

  Event Type Regional Convention & Trade Show
  Start Date 23 August 2018, Thursday
  End Date 26 August 2018, Sunday
  Countdown 6 days to go
  Category Comic Book, Anime & Manga
  Venue Donald E. Stephens Convention Center
  City Chicago, IL
  State Illinois
  Country United States of America
  Organizer Wizard World, Inc
  Web Site Click for official website
  First Year 1972
  Frequency Annual
  Visitors 70,000+
  Exhibitors 300+
  Open to The public
Dates and venue of the event are subject to change or possibly canceled without notice to Tradeshowz. Contact organizer for more information before making arrangements.

Past Editions

  • 24 Aug 2017 - 27 Aug 2017
    Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, Chicago, IL
  • 18 Aug 2016 - 21 Aug 2016
    Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, Chicago, IL
  • 20 Aug 2015 - 23 Aug 2015
    Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, Chicago, IL
  • 21 Aug 2014 - 24 Aug 2014
    Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, Chicago, IL
  • 08 Aug 2013 - 11 Aug 2013
    Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, Chicago, IL
  • 09 Aug 2012 - 12 Aug 2012
    Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, Chicago, IL
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