GalaxyCon is More Than a Comic Con

Everyone's Welcome!

Everyone's a fan of something, and that unites us all!

Join us Nov 8 – 10, 2019 at the Minneapolis Convention Center located at 1301 2nd Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55403.

Join us for a festival with celebrity guests, comic book creators, cosplayers, artists, writers, exhibitors, wrestlers, gamers, and more!

Dress up in costume or come as you are for this family friendly event.

Call or email us at 919-907-0424 or minneapolis@galaxycon.com.

Registration Hours

FRIDAY: 10:30am to 8pm
SATURDAY: 8am to 8pm
SUNDAY: 9am to 5:00pm

Event Hours

FRIDAY: 12pm to 1am
SATURDAY: 10am to 2am
SUNDAY: 10am to 8pm

Exhibition Hall Hours

FRIDAY: 12pm to 8pm
SATURDAY: 10am to 8pm
SUNDAY: 10am to 6:30pm

Why is GalaxyCon 3 Days?

GalaxyCon Minneapolis is a FESTIVAL of pop culture. 

We program over 300 unique sessions with celebrities, creators, performers, and panelists all day and night.

What is GalaxyCon?

WHAT IS GalaxyCon?

GalaxyCon is more than a comic con. It is a festival that celebrates superheroes, anime, fantasy, science fiction, video games, pop culture, and more. Lots of people dress up as their favorite characters, and people come from all over to see and be seen. GalaxyCon Minneapolis is expected to attract 25,000+ people over three days in 2019.

WHO GOES TO GALAXYCON?

GalaxyCon appeals to people who are inspired by superheroes, fairy tales, science fiction, fantasy, comedy, horror, and so much more. There’s a balance between the up and coming stars and the ones we remember from a nostalgic time. There are events for people of all ages! No matter what you’re in to, there will be something at the show that will appeal to you.

WHAT HAPPENS AT GALAXYCON?

Attendees enter through an exhibition hall which features art, collectibles, toys, posters, t-shirts, books, and more. Program guides showcase all of the events and activities happening each day. The celebrities and artists have a place to meet fans in the exhibition hall, and they also appear on stage to discuss their work with fans. GalaxyCon features a variety of entertainment such as video gaming tournaments, costume contests, comedy shows, late night karaoke, burlesque, dance parties, and workshops of all kinds.

WHY DO PEOPLE GO IN COSTUME?

People dress up to show their love for a character from A favorite comic book, anime, video game, movie, TV show or books. Some people wear store-bought costumes like they would for Halloween, and others get really creative and make their own costumes. Cosplayers often get treated like stars by other attendees due to the amount of workmanship that goes into these costumes. Many compete for prizes in costume competitions held throughout the weekend.

How do I Get In?

You purchase an admission ticket to get into GalaxyCon Minneapolis.

After you purchase a ticket from our website, you will be sent an email with a QR code to get in.

Bring your QR code to the event. You can print it or show it on your phone.

Go to Registration in Rooms 101 CDE to exchange your QR code for a badge or wristband. You may also purchase admission in this room if you have not done so already.

LOCATION: 1301 2nd Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55403

You may use your badge or wristband to move freely between venues.

Do not tear or remove your wristband. Anything torn or removed will not be valid for entry.

Is There Food at the Convention Center?

The Minneapolis Convention Center has a wide variety of food and beverages on site.

Can I get a Refund on Admission?

NO, Admission Tickets are Not Refundable, but you can give them to a friend if you cannot make it to the event.

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