Dallas Fan Days

Event Description: Dallas Fan Days is one of the best comics, sci-fi, horror, anime, and gaming events in Texas, filled with exciting family-friendly activities, celebrity and comic guests, cosplay and much more. Fans from all across the globe look forward to attending this event each year! 

Formerly billed as Dallas Comic Con, Dallas Fan Days is a pop culture extravaganza and hosts tens of thousands of fans every fall at the Irving Convention Center. Make sure to plan a visit to this annual three-day event.

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All Fans Welcome

Dallas Fan Days brings a jam-packed schedule full of engaging panels with celebrities, voice actors, anime superstars, comic book creators, cosplayers, and internet celebrities. Participants can have all their fantasies come true by interacting with sci-fi, horror, and gaming personalities, participating in cosplay contests, and so much more. The event also provides plenty of photo and autograph opportunities.

There are many ways to participate in the event. Have a favorite character you would like to dress as? Are you a professional creator and have a panel idea you would like to submit? Are you a retailer and would like to exhibit at Dallas Fan Days? Visit the Dallas Fan Days website to find all the details about how you can get involved.

Celebrity Guests

Dallas Fan Days attracts dozens of industry legends, from celebrities to voice actors, comic creators to internet celebrities. Past guests have included Elijah Wood, Jeff Goldblum, Mark Hamill, Stan Lee, Tim Curry, Adam West, Jack Gleeson, Kevin Smith, Ben Affleck, and many more. Dallas Fan Days is one of the premier opportunities to interact with these fantasy heroes—and even snag a photo together! Be sure to check the Dallas Fan Days website for upcoming celebrity guests.


Each year, Dallas Fan Days’ family-friendly attractions range from cosplay contests, autograph sessions with your favorite artists and celebrities, panels featuring artists, writers, illustrators, and celebrities, and plenty of fantasy-related goods—comics, video games, games, and more—available for sale that you can take home with you. With events ranging from anime and horror to comics and gaming, there is no shortage of attractions to keep you engaged. 

Getting There

The Irving Convention Center is conveniently located in Las Colinas in the heart of Irving, Texas, adjacent to the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport. Located at 500 W. Las Colinas Blvd, Irving, TX 75039, the Irving Convention Center is close to many of the region’s best restaurants and hotels.