Show Features

After Dark

The party doesn’t stop when the Show Floor closes! There’s a ton to do at C2E2 after the lights go down. 

Artist Alley

C2E2’s Artist Alley brings the artistic masterminds behind your favorite comic books, graphic novels, artwork, and more.

Cosplay Central

The heart and soul of the C2E2 cosplaying community is Cosplay Central.

Family HQ

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

Pride Lounge presented by CMSA eSports

Welcome to the new Pride Lounge presented by CMSA eSports! It's a fantastic space where you can spend time together, get creative and game in a safe and inclusive environment.

Side Quest

Whether you’re hardcore or casual, digital or analog – we have something for you in Side Quest.

Tattoo Pavilion

Get inked at C2E2 and make a memory that will literally last a lifetime!

Writers Block

Presented By: Sourcebooks
Writers Block at C2E2 is your one-stop shop for everything related to prose books and novels. In addition to a robust program of panels and author signings, we have a curated selection of awesome author tables. See who will be there, and be sure to stop by and say hello! 

The Yard

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