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New this year! The Ink-Fusion Empire is the only professional Tattoo program that has a license agreement with Lucasfilm LTD. Working side by side with the likes of Stan lee, Dave Nestler, Arthur Suydam, James O'Barr, and countless other TV and Movie celebrities. Click here to book your session with your favorite Tattoo artist in advance! Space is limited.
Don’t miss out on a chance of a lifetime to have your photo taken by a professional photographer with your favourite celebrity! This is the only way to get a beautiful 8x10 glossy photo of you with one of our guests in an intimate setting.
Get up close and personal with your favourite celebrities! These unique sessions give fans a chance to ask questions and get answers to sci-fi’s best-kept secrets - from the celebs themselves. Prepare to be wowed and learn about how the biggest names in the industry got to the top!
EPISODE EIGHT: STILL TREADS THE SHADOW – Be among the first to see the latest episode! Meet stars Vic Mignogna (Kirk) and Todd Haberkorn (Spock), famed television writer Judy Burns and Co-Producer Lisa Hansell! Screening introduction by the cast with Q&A to follow this Premiere presentation! First 300 fans get an Exclusive Episode VIII Poster!
This fan favorite event has reached new heights! For the first time ever at FAN EXPO DALLAS, cosplayers can pre-register for the costume contest for a chance to win some amazing cash prizes! See below for all the details! Each contestant must complete the ONLINE REGISTRATION FORM to guarantee their spot in the event. This year’s event will be capped at 65 entrants including 20 for Youth entrants (ages 13-17) and 15 for Novice entrants. (there will be a separate Kids' Contest). VIEW CONTEST DETAILS
A candid chat with Celebrity Cosplayers? Yes, please! Join our amazing line-up of cosplay guests as they share their experiences in creating costumes and dressing up for a living! This is your best opportunity to ask all of your cosplay crafting and community questions directly to some of the biggest Cosplayer names in the World!
When you’re at a pop culture convention you’re surrounded by like-minded people, but sometimes meeting folks can be complicated… but not when you’re in a setting designed just for that. This is a fun way to quickly meet and get to know some of your fellow fans, and who knows, you might just develop a very important relationship in the process.
Whovians, rejoice! Get the WHO experience at Fan Expo Dallas as you pose with a real Dalek and snap a photo with an amazingly detailed TARDIS!
The 501st Legion is one of the greatest fan organizations in the world, and fortunately Fan Expo Dallas is one of the biggest events of the year for them. The Stormtroopers provide a spectacle for the eye every year with an elaborate booth, and all kinds of photo opportunities throughout the weekend. For a donation to the Make A Wish Foundation, you can also "Blast A Stormtrooper" in their onsite Nerf gun range!
Founded in 1999 by Dave Everett, the R2 Builders Club has continually striven to develop an accurate resource for reproducing the lovable Star Wars Astromech designated Artoo Detoo. Current membership stands at over 7,100 and continues to grow with members from all over the world. Come and meet them and their creations only at Fan Expo Dallas!
Attention attendees and celebrity guests! There may be a bounty on your head. Get your bounty slip at booth TBD and for the donation of $1 per minute, the hunt will be on for whomever you name! Our Posse will track them down, make the arrest, take a mug-shot, jail them and if they make bail, eventually let them go. All in fun for a good cause.
Captain Sean MacTaggart and the crew of the Airship Lexington are charged with the security of the sky and the ground. They are a private security force, hired to go places that the Pinkertons or the North American Republic Army can’t get to. Q&A with the cast and crew immediately following the screening!
There’s a new kid on the block. A style with roots in Steampunk, but with a whole new filthy attitude. From Fallout to Mad Max, our panel of experts will talk about where this trend came from, where it's going and tips on how to make your own!
What began as a literary sub-genre has become a full-fledged flavour of cosplay! With a little Victorian inspiration, a dash of the fantastic and good pair of goggles, the possibilities are endless! Fantastic gadgets, costume pieces and accessories are all available for sale from our wonderful attending artisans. When you are asked out on the street, "WHERE did you get that?" You can smugly reply "Why, Fan Expo of course."
Any costume must have a solid foundation, but the Victorian gown and fine coat vest are in a class of their own. Come and learn the why’s, where’s and how it could be’s. Our panel of guests will show you how to create your look from scratch!
Join us for an informal Q&A session where we answer your questions about Steampunk’s history, how to get started, how to answer questions you may get asked, and even the mistakes we've made along the way.
Calling all Steampunk! Alt World History, Wild West, Post-Apocalyptic, Gothic or Victorian! This is your photo shoot! Nothing complicated, simply show up in your wildest, sexiest or toughest gear for one awesome group picture!
As technology changes the way entertainment media is created and consumed, what does the future hold for a creative science fiction sub-genre with a “do-it-yourself” attitude? Does the hobby move forward with traditional media such as books and television shows, or can we expect more movies and anime with Steampunk flavor? Our panel of experts with examine it all!
Have you ever been asked to partake in a Tiffin only to discover it was a duel? Learn how to properly partake in a round of tea duelling! Tea duelling is the art of gracefully dunking a biscuit into a “Cup of Brown Joy.” You may even be challenged to a duel!
What’s the big deal? It’s just an old English Police Box! Come and take your photo in the TARDIS and you may discover what it looks like on the inside. ALL WEEKEND!
Our top voice actors guests will perform a LIVE script reading of the Hollywood Blockbuster! This hilarious re-telling of a classic will bring the house down as the actors use their huge list of cartoon characters to breathe new life into some legendary characters. Starring; Nolan North, Troy Baker, Jennifer Hale, Ali Hillis, Rodger Bumpass and others. DO NOT MISS!
Meet International Award Winning and Best-Selling Authors. Activities for readers include book signings, Author readings, Panels and launches!
Meet us in the Kid’s Lounge where you can show off your coloring skills, and maybe even meet a Stormtrooper! Families are invited to drop in with their children 12 years old or younger. This area is not a childcare service, parents must stay with their children for the duration of the activities. Full schedule of activities can be found here soon!
Celebrating Star Wars with the 501st Legion - Star Garrison! A great chance for fans to get up close and get photos with Vader, Boba, and those lovable Stormtroopers!
Bring out your best Superhero, Video Game and Sci Fi cosplay because Fan Expo Dallas is having a Costume Contest just for kids! All cosplayers 11 years of age and younger are invited to join us Sunday afternoon for hour of fun (and showing off). Sign up begins Sunday at Noon with the show starting at 1pm. All entrants will receive a Participant’s ribbon, and prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place! See you there!
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