Editor Note: This is a mix of the FAQ and event list from the Cincinnati Comic Expo website instead of a traditional press release. I thought this was the best way to get you the most thorough information.
General FAQ for Cincinnati Comic Expo
Q: When is the Cincinnati Comic Expo?
A: September 13 – 15, 2013
Q: What are the times of the show?
A: The show floor is open the following hours:
Friday 9/13 – 5pm to 7pm
Saturday 9/14 – 10am to 7pm
Sunday 9/15 – 10am to 5pm
-VIP Ticket holders get in at 9am on Friday and Saturday
-VIP and weekend ticket holders get in on Friday night. There are NO Friday night tickets.
Q: Where is Cincinnati Comic Expo?
A: The Cincinnati Comic Expo being held in Hall A of the Duke Energy Convention Center!
Q: Cool, where’s the convention center?
A: The Duke Energy Convention Center is located at 525 Elm St in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio. Coming from Indianapolis, From Southbound I-75, take Exit 1C for Fifth Street (this is a left hand exit). Proceed east (straight) on Fifth Street and the convention center will be immediately on your left.
Q: Where can we park?
A: The convention center has multiple parking garages connected to it. Parking fees vary. Parking is also available at the hotels in the immediate vicinity of the convention center. Those parking fees vary as well. Feel free to check the Duke Energy website for specifics on parking garages, parking lots, and metered street spaces: http://www.duke-energycenter.com/2400/parkinganddirections.asp.
Q: Will there be events that run longer than the show floor is open?
A: Yes. There will be events that will run longer than the show floor is open, both at the Duke Energy Convention Center and at partner locations around the downtown area. These events will be announced closer to show time.
Q: That all sounds great, where can I get tickets?
A: Tickets can be purchased here: http://www.showclix.com/events/17134 and also through our Facebook site: https://www.facebook.com/CincyComicExpo.
Q: Are there going to be VIP Packages this year?
Q: Are badges being mailed this year?
A: No. After you purchase your tickets, you will receive an email with a pdf e-ticket attached. Print out this ticket and bring it to Will Call the show for admittance! We’ll have a desk set aside specifically for people who preregister, so the line will move fast. The Will Call will be open starting at 2pm on Friday, September 13th, and 8am on Saturday, September 14th, and Sunday, September 15th.
Cincinnati Comic Expo Featured Events
- Kid Con – Activities for geeks in training.
- Sci-Fi Speed Dating – Find love at the con.
- Video and Tabletop Gaming Tournaments
- Bricks by the Banks – Legos!
- Droid Hunt – A charity raffle with a twist.
- Geek Prom – PJ party and trivia.
Keep an eye on CincinnatiComicExpo.com for the most up-to-date information.