Badge Details

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Want to hit up the geekiest weekend of the year? Chicago’s own C2E2 will take place February 28-March 1, 2020 in the South Building at McCormick Place in downtown Chicago. VIP, 3 Day, Single Day and Kids badges for C2E2 2020 will be available in the fall.

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General Admission


3-day badge valid for Friday, March 22 – Sunday, March 24 admission
$75* advance | $85 at the door*

*Plus taxes and fees

Please note: All badge prices increase to the “At the door” rate on March 21 at 11:59 PM CT

Single Day

Friday, March 22
$30* Advance | $40 at the door*

Saturday, March 23
$45* Advance | $55 at the door*

Sunday, March 24
$40* Advance | $50 at the door*

*Plus taxes and fees

Please note: All badge prices increase to the “At the door” rate on March 21 at 11:59 PM CT


Kids* 3-day badge valid for Friday, March 22 – Sunday, March 24 admission

Kids* Sunday badge valid for Sunday, March 24

*Valid for a child ages 6-12


Want the red carpet treatment at C2E2? The VIP Package gets you the ultimate exclusive experience at C2E2 2019. The VIP Package makes your C2E2 even better by giving you guaranteed seating at the Main Stage, a private VIP Lounge to chill in, and a bunch of Official C2E2 merch. See everything that is included in our VIP Package below.

VIP Package


The C2E2 2019 VIP Package includes:

  • C2E2 VIP Badge with exclusive artwork that acts as a 3-Day badge into C2E2
  • Access to the private C2E2 VIP Lounge (This includes a private ATM, VIP Coat Check, VIP Photo Area, and couches for relaxing.)
  • First access and separate queue onto the Show Floor (This is not early access. You will be the first on the Show Floor but you will not be let in early.)
  • Guaranteed seating for all panels at the Main Stage (You must be in your seat 20 minutes prior to the start of each panel to guarantee seating. If you are not in your seat 20 minutes prior to the start of the panel, you risk your seat being given up for that panel. Any events that require an additional ticket purchase are not included.)
  • Private autograph signing in the C2E2 VIP Lounge with three separate comic guests (Autograph signings will be limited to one item per person. Guests will be decided by C2E2 and will be announced at a later date.)
  • Signed copy of Official C2E2 2019 Poster
  • Official C2E2 2019 Tote Bag
  • Official C2E2 2019 Lanyard
  • Official C2E2 2019 Enamel Pin
  • 15% discount at the Official C2E2 Store during C2E2

Who needs a badge?

All attendees six-years-old and up need a badge to enter C2E2. Kids 6-12 or their parents must purchase a C2E2 Kids badge to attend C2E2. Kids badges are only valid for children ages 6-12. For those 13 and over, purchase of an adult badge is required. Please be prepared to show proof of age onsite. Please note: all minors under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a parent and/or guardian.

Badge mailing deadline

If you are purchasing your badge(s) on or before 11:59 PM CT on February 1, 2019 your badge(s) will be mailed via USPS to the address you enter. International orders will have the option to mail their badges or pick them up at Will Call. If you order 5 or more badges, please note that Priority shipping will be automatically added to your order to ensure delivery. After December 13, 2018, we will not be able to make edits to your mailing address. Please note that badges will not begin to mail until the beginning of March.  If you purchase your badge after the badge mailing deadline, you will have to wait in line at Will Call to pick up your badges. If you are purchasing after 11:59 PM CT on February 1, 2019, please bring your printed confirmation to McCormick Place to pick up your badge. Otherwise your badges will be sent to your address.

Other important info

There is a limit of 8 badges per order of each 3-Day and Single Day general admission badge type. There is a limit of 4 badges per order of the VIP Package badge type. C2E2 badges are non-refundable and non-transferable. Prices above do not include state and local taxes. Taxes will be added to your badge purchase during checkout. Badge prices will increase online and at the door March 21 at 11:59 PM CT. Please click here for full terms and conditions including our anti-harassment policy. Please click here for our safety & security policy.

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