Family HQ

Looking for some family friendly activities? Then the Family HQ at C2E2 is the place to be! C2E2 is packing the Family HQ full of three days of hands-on workshops, interactive activities, arts & crafts and more. Fans big and small won’t want to miss this!

On Sunday, April 27, kids take over C2E2! Kids Day is filled with even more family friendly activities including a costume parade for your littlest Jedi, Iron Man and more!

Family HQ Hours:

  • Friday, April 25 - 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Saturday, April 26 - 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Sunday, April 27 - 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Here’s a brief look at some of the family fun events that will be in the Family HQ. Check back for more information on all the activities taking over C2E2 just for your little Fan.

VIew All Of the Family HQ Activities!

501st Legion Star Wars Blaster Arena501st Legion Star Wars Blaster Arena

Do you have what it takes to be a member of the Imperial Forces? In the Blaster Arena, young Cadets pit their blaster skills against the Empire’s finest troops! Suit up with a squad of Imperial hopefuls and compete against the Stormtroopers of the famous 501st Legion! Remember: Only YOU can restore Order to the Galaxy! New matches start every five minutes in this time slot, but spaces are limited! For cadets age 6-12.

Bristol Renaissance FaireBristol Renaissance Faire

Ever want to talk like a pirate and go looking for treasure? Or bend a knee and earn the title of a knight? Families and children can take a trip back in time with the members of the Bristol Renaissance Faire as they put on activities such as a Pirate Treasure Hunt, Knighting Ceremonies, and a live performance of songs about wizards, dragons and more!

Bristol Renaissance Faire

Learn to Play Quidditch

The IQA returns for the fourth year in a row to demonstrate the sport of quidditch. Quidditch events taking place in the Family HQ will include short "How-To-Play" stations followed by free-play in rotating sessions.

Reading with PicturesReading with Pictures – LIVE!

Come learn about how getting comics in the classroom can be fun and educational. There will be live read-alongs of the upcoming Graphic Textbook! Hosted by Reading with Pictures Marketing Director, Trevor Mueller. Fun for all ages!

Superhero Obstacle Course

Little Beans Cafe is an imaginative play space and cafe geared towards children ages 6 months - 6 years. Let your little superhero's imaginations run wild as they blast through Little Beans Café’s mini obstacle course.

Little Maia and the Coral CityLittle Maia Coloring

Be the first to meet the next great child heroine in the upcoming children's picture book, Little Maia and the Coral City! Come explore your creativity by coloring in pages from the upcoming picture book, featuring Little Maia herself. Sponsored by Ascalon Press. Fun for all ages!

Tim BalsterTim Balster - Magical Entertainer

Magician extraordinaire Tim Balster will have your jaw dropped in amazement as he performs his miracles up close and personal. The magic happens right in your hands! From card tricks to magic with borrowed objects, Tim's magic is totally interactive, zany and outright amazing! See Tim on in the Family HQ Friday and Saturday, and on the C2E2 LIVE Stage on Friday!

Kids Day Tickets

New this year: Kids 6-12 must purchase a Kids Day Ticket to attend C2E2 on Sunday, April 27, C2E2’s Kids Day. Kids Day Tickets are only valid for children 6-12 and only on Sunday, April 27. Advanced registration and purchase of an Adult Ticket is required. Please be prepared to show proof of age onsite. Kids 6 years old and younger are free all weekend and do not require a ticket to enter C2E2.

Buy Your Kids Day Ticket!

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