El Paso Comic Con is an annual popular culture convention held at the Williams Convention Center in downtown El Paso. One of the largest such events in the American Southwest, El Paso Comic Con draws tens of hundreds of fantasy, sci-fi, comics, games, film, and anime fans. The three-day convention runs from 5 to 9 pm on Friday, from 10 am to 7 pm on Saturday, and from 10 am to 5 pm on Sunday. Tickets start at $20. VIP options are available for $175.
The main attractions of El Paso Comic Con include celebrity autograph sessions, discussion panels and workshops, photo ops, and a show floor packed with exhibitors, offering collectibles and various merchandise. Additionally, fans attend gaming competitions, cosplay contests, and special events such as KidCon.
Interaction with stars is one of the highlights of the convention. Past guests included Mick Foley, Danny Bonaduce, Aaron Roberts, Mike McFarland, Austin Tindle, Monica Rial, Jarrod Greene, Josh Grelle, Andrew Bryniarski, Donny Cates, and others.
El Paso Comic Con is a great pop culture experience that brings together all cosplay fans in West Texas. El Paso Comic Con costume contest is held in the El Paso Convention Center Juarez Room on the 1st floor on Saturday.