Fan Expo Denver (also known as Denver Comic Con) is a popular culture convention held annually in Denver, Colorado. The popular event, which gathers about 100,000 people at the Colorado Convention Center, is dedicated to comics, books, films, video games, and TV.
The three-day Fan Expo Denver attracts all enthusiasts of sci-fi, horror, anime, and manga while also offering exciting family-friendly attractions, autograph sessions, photo ops, and celebrity panels. In the past, Denver Comic Con has been visited by such stars as Millie Bobby Brown, Jason Momoa, Nathan Fillion, William Shatner, John Cusack, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, David Tennant, Dave Bautista, Zachary Levi, George Takei, Val Kilmer, Matthew Lewis, Dan Fogler, Clifford Chapin, Summer Glau, Jerome Flynn, Christopher Lloyd, Justin Briner, Colleen Clinkenbeard, Justin Cook, Dave Bautista, Michael Rooker, and many others.
The first Denver Comic Con was held in June 2012 with 27,700 participants. The attendance more than tripled in just three years. In March 2021, it was renamed to "Fan Expo Denver". The biggest highlights of the convention include "Artist Valley", a space for all kinds of creators, a giant Show Floor where dozens of vendors offer books, toys, and various collectibles. Comic Book Corral (CBC) and 8-Bit Lounge offer thousands of students the opportunity to meet artists and get hands-on experience with professional animation.
The Cosplay Classic (also known as the "DCC Cosplay Shindig") is another anticipated annual event, which attracts many cosplay fans. Single-day tickets to attend Fan Expo Denver start at $37, a three-day pass will be about $79.