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FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention 2024

Join Utah's most attended comic con!

Dates: September 26-28, 2024

FanX Salt Lake, previously known as Salt Lake Comic Con, is a bi-annual pop culture expo held in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, occurring over a weekend in late September. Renowned as Utah's most attended event of its kind and one of North America's largest themed gatherings, the convention is a flagship event of Dan Farr Productions, co-founded by Dan Farr and Bryan Brandenburg.

Schedule

At the FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention, programming hours run from 2 pm to 8 pm on Thursday, 12 pm to 8 pm on Friday, and 11 am to 7 pm on Saturday, while the vendor floor operates from 1:30 pm to 8 pm on Thursday, 11:30 am to 8 pm on Friday, and 10:30 am to 7 pm on Saturday.

Events & Activities

The FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention is a vibrant celebration of pop culture, offering a plethora of attractions, including cosplay, costume contests, an array of vendors, and special celebrity appearances. Attendees have the opportunity to meet their favorite TV and film stars, obtain autographs on memorabilia, and partake in memorable photo opportunities, typically priced between $60 and $120. With a reputation for hosting world-famous celebrities, the convention promises an unforgettable experience for fans of all ages.

Celebrity Guests at Comicon

The event boasts a diverse lineup of guests, including TV & film actors such as Susan Sarandon from "The Rocky Horror Picture Show," Bonnie Wright of "Harry Potter" fame, Freema Agyeman known for her role in "Doctor Who," Rebecca Mader from "LOST" and "Once Upon a Time," Marisa Tomei from "Spiderman," Lou Diamond Phillips of "La Bamba" renown, Thomas Jane recognized for his work in "Boogie Nights," "The Expanse," and "The Punisher," and Levar Burton famous for "Reading Rainbow" and "Star Trek." Also gracing the event are comic creators like Anthony Daniels of "Star Wars" and Ernie Hudson, known for "Ghostbusters," "Quantum Leap," and "The Crow." Other notable guests include Harry Belden from "Rick and Morty" and Phil Lamarr from "Futurama," among many others.

Tickets & Location

At the FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention, attendees have various pricing options to choose from. A Thursday pass is available for $20, while a Friday pass costs $35, and a Saturday pass is priced at $50. For those looking to enjoy the full convention experience, a 3-Day Multipass is available for $65. Additionally, there's the Ruby Pass, offering enhanced perks and access for $129, and the VIP Pass, providing the ultimate convention experience for $329. All children aged ten years old and younger can enjoy free entrance with the purchase of an Adult Pass. FanX Salt Lake Pop Culture & Comic Convention takes place at Salt Palace Convention Center.

History of FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention

The first Salt Lake Comic Con in 2013 attracted 70,000 attendees, featuring stars like Adam West and Stan Lee. A legal dispute with San Diego Comic-Con over the term "Comic Con" led to rebranding as FanX. Despite subsequent global expansions, internal issues arose, leading to Bryan Brandenburg's departure and a shift in focus for the convention. Since its inauguration, the show has been attended by celebrities such as Chris Evans, Tom Felton, Elijah Wood, Stan Lee, Dick Van Dyke, Jason Momoa, Sir Patrick Stewart, Mark Hamill, Jeremy Renner, Matt Smith, and Buzz Aldrin, to name a few.

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