The Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo — also known as C2E2 — becomes fandom central when it returns March 22 – 24, 2019, bringing with it a slew of superfans dressed as their favorite characters from the world of comics, movies, television, toys, anime, manga and video games.

Don't miss the special screenings, panels, exhibitors and autograph sessions that gather your favorite celebrities, authors, artists and creators all under one roof.

What started in 2010 is now the largest pop culture event to take place annually in the Midwest and it all happens at Chicago's McCormick Place. Here's the breakdown:


Display at the Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo

  • Veronica Roth (Author of Divergent series)
  • Dave Bautista (Guardians of the Galaxy, Spectre and Blade Runner 2049)
  • Pom Klementieff (Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, Avengers: Infinity War)
  • Mark Sheppard (Supernatural, Firefly, Battlestar Galactica, Doctor Who)
  • Justin Roiland (Rick and Morty)
  • Tom King (The Vision, Marvel Comics; The Sheriff of Babylon and Batman, DC Comics)
  •  Adam Hughes (Betty & Veronica; Catwoman)
  • Alicia Silverstone, Breckin Meyer, Donald Faison (Clueless)

And so many more! Get the full C2E2 Schedule of special guests at for the latest updates.


Attendees Pose at the Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo

  • Battle it out for the Crown and over $10,000 in cash and prizes when C2E2 Crown Championships of Cosplay makes its debut as the biggest and most prestigious costume contest in the US.
  • Enjoy Family HQ for daily events and workshops including drawing classes, Author readings, Jedi Lightsaber Trainings and more!
  • Attend panels and screenings to get all the behind-the-scenes details and sneak previews from the biggest publishers, brightest stars and hottest TV shows
  • Check out the new area Cosplay Corner to meet Cosplayer Ivy Doomkitty, join workshops, panels and more!


C2E2 tickets are on sale online in advance and onsite ranging from $30 – $45 for single day badges and $75 for a three-day pass. Select add-ons are also available for purchase.

Check out show maps, get the free shuttle schedule, download the Official C2E2 Mobile App and more at the official site

Don't miss a single day of C2E2 and plan an overnight stay. Find Chicago hotels and book now!

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