The C2E2 Ticket Mailing Deadline Is EXTENDED!

Join us for the best weekend of the year. Grab your tickets by 11:59 PM CT on Tuesday, May 31 to get them in the mail, along with any merch you pre-order!


3 Worlds, 3 Moons Separately Ticketed VIP Event

Go behind the scenes with Jonathan Hickman, Mike Del Mundo, and Mike Huddleston, and special guest Nick Spencer, the creative talent behind 3 Worlds, 3 Moons with a fireside-chat style evening event, exclusive swag and a private meet and greet with some of our industry’s top creators on Saturday, August 6 at 7:00 PM!

Hey Chicago, I'm C2E2!

Enjoy a weekend that is all about you! You're invited to the only comic, cosplay, and pop culture convention in the heart of downtown Chicago! We've gathered your favorite celebrities, unique exhibitors, incredible comic artists, and larger-than-life literary authors, along with you of course, into one place to celebrate the fandoms you love. We have something for everyone, from a Show Floor packed with top exhibitors, autograph sessions, panels, screening rooms, exclusives, After Dark events and a massive Artist Alley. If you've always dreamed of attending the biggest geek party in the Midwest, then look no further. This is your weekend to get wild and be free with other nerdy Chicagoans. Epic memories and awesome friendships await you at C2E2, the show created for you.

Health & Safety at C2E2

At C2E2 2022, wearing an appropriate face covering is strongly recommended and we ask that anyone who is not up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations wear a face covering at all times. Please note that face coverings may be required per our guests' requests in specific areas of the event. Read the full policy: 

C2E2 Show Features

Find your fandom or discover a new one in one of C2E2’s unique Show Features.

Family HQ

Welcome to Family HQ, your home for family-friendly fun all weekend long at C2E2!

Pop Asia

Chock full of fun exhibitors, activities and things to do – this area of the show floor is a can’t-miss stop for Otaku of every level!

The Yard

Sponsored by Chicago’s own Revolution Brewing, The Yard is C2E2’s beer garden located right on the show floor featuring live music and trivia.

Superfan Members Get First Access to Photo Ops, Autographs and Live Panels From The Show

Superfan Metaverse Memberships grant you early access to Photo Ops and Autographs and a Digital ticket to the show. Purchase yours today!

A Metaverse Membership gives you first access to C2E2 2023 tickets, photo ops & autographing tickets, live video panels streamed during the event and paid digital experiences; exclusive access to video content and celebrity panels; an exclusive gift, and access to C2E2 exclusive merchandise online.

Artist Alley Application

Current Status: Open
Deadline: April 25, 2022

Panel Application

Current Status: Open
Deadline: June 1, 2022

Press Application

Current Status: Open
Deadline: July 8, 2022

Professional Application

Current Status: Open
Deadline: August 4, 2022

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Browse C2E2 Merch on The Haul

Looking for C2E2 merch, exhibitors you saw at a show or something uniquely pop culture? Grab your shopping bags and head to The Haul – a pop culture marketplace and virtual show floor for our fans. Consider it your Happy Place: a one-stop shop to buy the best products and exclusives in gaming, anime, manga, comics, apparel, original art, action figures, and more!

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