Signature Events

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Aviators and Aristocrats, Mechanics and Militants, Pirates and Pilots: disembark your airships at the Phoenix Comicon Steampunk Ball! 

Date / Time:
Thursday, May 23, 2013

Renaissance Pueblo
6:00PM - 8:00PM

 
Details:
The Happiest Place on Earth meets A Galaxy Far, Far Away in this character and costume mash up. Come in costume as your favorite Disney or Star Wars character or redouble your efforts and create a hybrid costume among the two. Costume contest and epic battles between Sorcerer Mickey and the Sith Dark Lord awaits!

Sponsored by Toy Anxiety


Date / Time:
Thurs May 23, 2013

8PM - 10PM
Hyatt Regency Ballroom 
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Witness sixteen geeks debate some of the most hysterical, absurd, or downright ridiculous topics from across the realms of geekery! Nothing is sacred from anime to slasher films in this titanic battle of wits, and only one can emerge supreme as the Ultimate Geek. Register online at http://phoenixcomicon.com/pugs if you want to compete, or just show up to watch the mayhem!


Date / Time:
Thurs May 23, 2013

8PM - 9PM
Room 121

Fri May 24, 2013
7:30PM - 8:30PM
Room 121
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Join us as we kick off Phoenix Comicon with the Superhero HQ: Avengers vs Justice League Party! There will be a Marvel vs DC Costume Tug-O-War, Superhero Costume Contest Face Offs, specialty Superheroic drinks and the Super-est music known to hidden identities! AV services provided by Endless Entertainment.


Date / Time:
Thurs May 23, 2013

10PM - 2AM
Renaissance Pueblo Room
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Our annual No Limit Texas Hold 'Em Celebrity Charity Tournament benefits Kids Need to Read. $10 Donation required. Unlimited chip replenish for first hour for additional donation. Optional add on after first hour. Cash only.


Date / Time:
Fri May 24, 2013

7PM - 12AM

Room Hyatt Phoenix
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Brains aren't just for thinking, they are for eating! We attendees to a jell-o showdown by swallowing as much gelatinous cerebrum as possible. This year you can win prizes during each round! Prizes will be based on age group and will be provided to 1st, 2nd and 3rd place.

Presented by Toy Anxiety

Date / Time:
Friday May 24, 2013

10:30am-11:30AM; Rm 131C

Saturday May 25, 2013
7:30pm-8:30PM  Rm 131C

Sunday May 26, 2013
1:30PM - 2:30PM; Rm 131C

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Comedy, Stories, Questions and Answers, quite possibly in that order. This show will be PG-13, and may not be suitable for younger guests.
Purchase tickets here!


Date / Time:
Friday May 24, 2013

8:30PM - 9:30PM
120
Details:
Claw your way out of the grave and stagger to downtown Phoenix this Memorial Day Weekend!  Phoenix Comicon will again be hosting hordes of the undead at the 6th 
Annual Zombie Walk in the streets of Phoenix.  Come shuffle along the route with the legions of zombies, bravely contained by the Department of Zombie Defense. And stay for the night’s other horrific activities – the Zombie Beauty Pageant (9pm) and Monster Bash (11pm).

Date / Time:
Friday May 24, 2013
Staging begins at 7:45PM / Walk starts at 8:15PM
Staging will be outside the North Building of the Phoenix Convention Center (on SE Corner of Monroe and 3rd Streets

MORE INFORMATION

Includes map of route and rules for the walk
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The Zocalo lives again as the central party for Science Fiction fans and revelers celebrating the 20th anniversary of Babylon 5. Home to specialty alien drinks from all reaches of the Galazy and costume competitions, you'll never know who you'll see at the Zocalo!

Sponsored by Ash Ave Comics


Date / Time:
Friday May 24, 2013

9PM - 2AM
Renaissance Pueblo Room
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Join us at this years Zombie Beauty Pageant  Gaze on has zombie contestants dress their rotted flesh to impress the judges on the catwalk and perform a talent to claim this years crown.

Register Here!

Sponsored by FilmBar

Date / Time:
Friday, May 24, 2013
9:00PM-10:30PM
Hyatt Regency Bal
l

Want to be a contestant?
Registration is coming soon!

Details:
We were working in the Lab late one night and decided we wanted to throw our Ghouls a party. Why wait until Halloween to break out your costume? Dress up, grab a drink and come see Scorpius Dance perform Cirque Du Solie style acrobatics and dances with their vampire themed show. Watch artist Billy Martinez paint amazing images with horror themes right in front of your eyes with his live art performance!

Sponsored by The FilmBar

Date / Time:
Friday May 24, 2013

11PM - 2AM

Hyatt Regency Ballroom
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Do you want to relax and enjoy time with your favorite host club member? Then stop on by; we are here to entertain you. You can play games with Hikaru, Kaoru, Hunny and Mori, tell stories with Haruhi, Tamaki and Kyouya and so much more.

Date / Time:
Friday May 24, 2013

Hyatt Curtis, A/B
1:30PM
3:00PM
4:30PM
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Phoenix Comicon has its own comic book awards, the Bleeding Cool Fan Awards. To be voted on by your good selves. Along with readers from around the world. Hosted by gossip-monger and Bleedingcool.com blogger Rich Johnston. Nominees are encouraged to attend to receive their awards, or to nominate any attendee to accept it on their behalf.

Date / Time:
Friday, May 24, 2013

6:00PM - 7:00PM
Room 132
Details:
The Roast: Maj. Motoko Kusanagi - Major Kusanagi is tough as nails, beautiful, and bulletproof. At least she is going to wish she was after the team is through with her. Togusa, Batou and the rest of the gang from Section 9 are roasting the pants off of the Major. She's not the only one who's going to blush, you will too. If you're brave enough to come.

Date / Time:
Friday May 24, 2013
6:00PM
Anime Voice Rm 221
 
Details:
Jump inside the TARDIS for the party of 11 regenerations celebrating 50 years of Doctor Who and Party Like a Time Lord!

Do not miss this party, presented by Pop Culture Paradise (Comics and Games) on Saturday, May 25 from 4 - 7pm in the Hyatt Regency Ballroom. We'll have a costume contest for Best Doctor and Best Companion, music, dancing, and don't forget to bring a banana! I love bananas!

AV services will be provided by Endless Entertainment

Date / Time:
Saturday, May 25, 2013
4:00PM - 7:00PM
Hyatt Regency Ballroom
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Fashion Shows: With an eye towards fashion and a nod towards fun, join us at our Fashion Shows.

Date / Time:
All Fashion Shows in Room 231
Horror Fashion Show
Thursday May 23rd, 7:00-9:00pm
SciFi Fashion Show
Friday May 24th 11:30am-1:30pm
J-Fashion Walk
Friday May 24th 4:30-6:30pm

Cosplay Fashion Show
Saturday May 25th 1:00-3:00pm

Steampunk Fashion Show
Saturday May 25th, 5:00-7:00pm

Youth Fashion Show
Sunday May 26th, 11:30am-1:30pm

My Little Pony Fashion Show
Sunday May 26th, 2:00-4:00pm
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Phoenix Comicon will be hosting Sci-Fi Speed Dating this year! We are still working on all of the details and getting registrations together so keep an eye out for more details soon! Registration for the event is: http://sfsd.nerddom.com/phoenixcc/

Date / Time:
4:30 PM Friday Room 127C
7:30 PM Friday Room 127C
LGBT Session 1:30 PM Saturday Room 127C
4:30 PM Sunday Room 127C
7:30 PM Sunday Room 127C

Details:
Random House and Phoenix Comicon are celebrating the book launch of Janni Lee Simner's "Faerie After!" Join us for a costume contest, refreshments, door prizes and more!

Date / Time:
Saturday May 25, 2013

7PM - 9PM
Renaissance Hotel in Salons 5-8
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Get your tickets for the 2013 Kids Need to Read Geek Prom, brought to you by Bookmans Entertainment Exchange! The Geek Prom is one of the most anticipated events at Comicon and this year's theme is Brit Geek! 

Tickets are available now here: https://phoenixcomicon.com/shop

They are $15 when purchased ahead of time online and $20 at the convention. The event is rated PG-13.

Date / Time:
Saturday May 25, 2013 at 9PM

Hyatt Regency Ballroom
Click here to purchase passes
Details:
Welcome to our Hetalia Cafe, where our characters will tend to your wants and needs! We all want you to have a great time and enjoy yourselves! Food and drinks served by our lovely maids while you get the chance to interact with them!

Date / Time:
Saturday May 25, 2013
Hyatt Curtis A | 6:00PM

Register here for this event
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Okaerinasaimasen goshujinsama! Or, welcome home, Master! Phoenix Comicon will be hosting Maid Cafes presented by At Your Service on Saturday, May 25 at 1:30PM, 3PM and 4:30PM. Be treated as royalty as cute maids and dashing butlers serve you refreshments, perform eastern dances, and play games with you for prizes!

Date / Time:
Saturday May 25, 2013
Hyatt Curtis A

1: 30PM | 3:00PM | 4:30PM
Register here for each maid cafe event
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Like to see those amazing costumers walking around the convention? Come to the masquerade and see them compete for top honors as some of the best costumes in the region will be on display in this year's masquerade.
 

Date / Time:
Saturday May 25th / 8:00PM
Room 120 Ballroom
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Defend against those pesky zombies by lobbing plants (aka nerf) to knock them down. Knock all the zombies down for that wave and win a prize


Date / Time:
TBA

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This is the only Rave in 2013, but it's going to be Adventure Time! and will feature the Ermagherd Costume Contest: Prove Your Love for your favorite meme by dressing as ridiculously photogenic guy, go Gangnam Style, bring your Fravrit Berks, all your base will belong to us, or start your own. The biggest venue, the best DJ's and the music goes into the wee hours. Deal with it!

Sponsored by Jesse James Comics & Toys


Date / Time:
Saturday May 25, 2013

10PM - 2AM
Renaissance Pueblo Room