Unofficial After Parties

C2E2 is coming up soon and we cant be more excited for it. Just a easy 8 minute walk up Michigan Ave from McCormick Center you will immerse yourself in our After Party dedicated to one of the best events they have to offer. Also, our friends in Revolution Brewery & Brooklyn Brewery have raided our taps with Galaxy Hero and Defender IPA. We've also came up with a themed cocktail list, cosplay contest, giveaways and raffles in the mix. Lastly, our friends with Arda Wigs will be back to judge the cosplay contest.

Whether you are passing by, in town, hero or villain, dont forget your capes, costumes and party pants and we'll see you all April 6-8

The Unofficial C2E2 After Party @ Kroll's South Loop

Date: Friday, April 6, 2018
Time: 8:00 PM
Where: 1736 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL

A celebration of all things comics & entertainment. Cosplay contest & giveaways with themed cocktails and great food. Come dressed up as your favorite hero or villain with a friendly inviting atmosphere!

3rd Annual Sonicboombox C2E2 Afterparty

Date: Saturday, April 7, 2018
Time: 8:00 PM
Where: 2515 S Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL

Drink specials, live DJ, dancing, giveaways and more w/ Lua Starudust, Neptune Suicide & Erica Fett! Cosplay encouraged but not required. Must be 21+. FREE THREADLESS tote bag for the first 300 fans! GAMES provided by I PLAY GAMES:

  • Dragon Ball FighterZ
  • Smash 4
  • Mario Kart 8
  • Street Fighter V
  • RockBand 4
  • TMNT, Simpsons, X-Men, Street Fighter II, and many more!
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Press Start to Rock

Date: Friday, April 6, 2018
Time: 8:00 PM
Where: 63 W Ontario St, Chicago, IL

Reading With Pictures presents PRESS START 2 ROCK - our 6TH ANNUAL C2E2 afterparty fundraiser -- the longest running afterparty at C2E2! $15 advance, $20 at the door - proceeds benefit global comicbook-led education programs by Reading With Pictures! Event is 21+ Revolution Brewing tap takeover & complimentary Galaxy Hero beer with each ticket! Videogames provided by I Play Games! Tabletop games donated by Cards Against Humanity -- plus exclusive, rare CAH sets for our cosplay winner! Hourly scavenger hunt prizes from Revolution Brewing, Cards Against Humanity & more!

9 pm - Doors Open @ Hard Rock Cafe Chicago!
10 pm - geeky chiptune rock music by Boy Meets Robot!
11 pm - cosplay contest! Come onstage & show us what you got!
12 pm - winners announced!

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We’ve also got an awesome assortment of events happening during C2E2 After Dark. When the lights go down, C2E2 stays up – because bedtimes are for sissies.


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