Dover Comic Con is an indoor & outdoor event held at various locations in Downtown Dover, Delaware. Offering a wide range of indoor and outdoor activities, a family-friendly event is dedicated to fantasy, comics, superheroes, and cosplay. The geek crowd of about 10,000 people includes superheroes, villains, fairies, knights, cartoon characters, and more.
Dover Comic Con features over a hundred vendors, including artists and artisans. Interaction with actors and authors is available at panel discussions. Other highlights include a cosplay competition, pop-culture cars, and food trucks. Dover Public Library offers all-day anime screenings, Star Wars reenactments, and more fun throughout the day. The First State Heritage Park is the center for outdoor activities and historical tours.
Dover Comic Con offers exciting programming for children. It includes fun activities and workshops at Dover Public Library, the Biggs Museum. Comic book lectures, Pursuit for Peace Princesses, face-painting, the Children's Costume Contest, and delicious treats for kids are among the favorites. One of the most beloved community summer events in Dover, the Comic Con is organized by the Delaware State News with the support of local businesses.