C2E2 2022

Fri. Aug 5, 2022 - Sun. Aug 7, 2022
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Health & Safety As of April 25, 2022: 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. For more information, please click here.

Join us August 5-7, 2022 for Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo (C2E2). 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.

Who needs a ticket?

All attendees six-years-old and up need a ticket to enter C2E2. Kids 6-12 must purchase a C2E2 Kids Ticket to attend C2E2. Kids Tickets are only valid for children ages 6-12. For those 13 and over, purchase of an adult ticket 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.

What is a Digital Ticket vs. Other Ticket Types?

A Digital Ticket grants you access to panels streaming during the event for most major panel rooms, audio streams for smaller rooms, and VOD access to the recordings for 30 days after each show. This ticket does NOT give you access to get into C2E2 at McCormick Place. If you would like to attend C2E2 in-person, you must purchase a General Ticket Type (for example: Friday, Saturday, Sunday, 3-Day, and VIP Tickets).

Ticket Mailing Deadline

If you are purchasing your ticket(s) on or before 11:59 PM CT on May 31, 2022, your ticket(s) will be mailed via USPS to the address you enter. International orders will have the option to mail their tickets or pick them up at Will Call. If you order 5 or more tickets, please note that Priority Shipping will be automatically added to your order to ensure delivery. After May 31, we will not be able to make edits to your mailing address. Please note that tickets will not begin to mail until the beginning of July.  If you purchase your ticket after the Ticket Mailing Deadline, you will have to wait in line at Will Call to pick up your tickets. If you are purchasing after 11:59 PM CT on May 31, please bring your confirmation to McCormick Place to pick up your ticket. Otherwise your tickets will be sent to your address.

For those purchasing C2E2 Merchandise: All merchandise purchased during registration before the Ticket Mailing Deadline will now ship with your ticket purchase. Merchandise purchased after May 31, 2022 at 11:59 PM CT will be picked up onsite. Instructions for onsite pick up will be sent out via email prior to the show. Please note that there will be no returns on pre-ordered merchandise.

Other important info

There is a limit of 15 tickets per order of each 3-Day and Single Day general admission ticket types. There is a limit of 6 tickets per order of the VIP ticket types. C2E2 tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable. If we determine that you are ordering under different names, multiple e-mail or multiple mailing addresses to order over the set limits, all of your orders will be cancelled immediately. Any and all scalpers that are identified will have their order(s) cancelled and ticket(s) voided.

Prices above do not include state and local taxes. Taxes will be added to your ticket purchase during checkout. 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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South Building- McCormick Place 2301 S. Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60601
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