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Comicpalooza at George R. Brown Convention Center

Saturday, May 25, 2024 | 10:00 am to 11:30 pm

Fans cosplaying as Lara Croft and Star Wars characters dance in a blue-lit room

Comicpalooza, the largest pop culture festival in Texas, returns to Downtown for a weekend of cosplay, autographs, and all-things-comics, movies and entertainment.

The three-day throwdown gathers faithful fans to connect with their favorite creators and stars; shop a vast exhibition floor packed with local artists, authors and makers; hear insider stories and ask questions at celebrity panel discussions; and immerse themselves within a weekend of cosplay, anime, comics and much more.

Diving into a diverse array of subcultures, the signature convention offers a unique opportunity to explore the many facets of fandom while tapping into your inner nerd.

2024 Comicpalooza Celebrity Lineup

Snag an autograph, snap a photo and get to know some of the big names on this year’s Comicpalooza celebrity slate, which includes:

  • Actor and WWE superstar John Cena
  • Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd and James Tolkan of Back to the Future fame
  • Jon Heder and Efren Ramirez of Napolean Dynamite
  • Creed Bratton, Oscar Nuñez and Andy Buckley of The Office
  • Rose McGowan
  • Rebecca Romijn
  • Shannen Doherty

Plus, many other film and TV stars, authors, comic illustrators and the voices behind beloved anime series.


Single day passes range from $43 to $64, depending on day. Weekend passes are $90 and up. Order tickets or learn more.

A girl posing next to a cosplayer in Pikachu costume, holding up the peace sign
Comicpalooza is back to offer cosplayers, celebrities, panels and much more | Photo: Ferni Cabello; courtesy of Comicpalooza

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George R. Brown Convention Center
1001 Avenida De Las Americas
Houston, TX 77010 United States
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