Tampa Bay Comic on is an event celebrating comics, sci-fi, and anime on July 29-31. The event will be held at the Tampa Conventions Center in Tampa, Florida. Convention hours are Friday 11 a.m. – 10 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m. – 10 p.m., and Sunday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Florida Comic Cons wants to share 4 incredible reasons to attend Tampa Bay Comic Con.
Incredible Reason #1: Guests
Luis & Daniel Mancada
Jason David Frank
Incredible Reason #2: Afterparty
Want to party late into the night, but the convention closes too early? Cosaholics After Dark is a great chance to keep the convention vibe alive. With Go-Go dancers, live dj’s to dance the night away, and a cosplay contest with cash prizes, Cosaholics After Dark is exactly the party to attend. The event will have themed drinks and merchandise for purchase. It is a ticketed after party event on Saturday night, July 30, 10 p.m. – 3 a.m at The Loft in Ybor City. Tickets are $15.
Incredible Reason #3: Lip Sync Competition
The Lip Sync Competition is back at Tampa Bay Comic Con! Lip sync competitions allow convention attendees to cosplay on stage and create a performance to music. These performances are choreographed and sometimes have multiple acts. Submissions are full, so its bound to be a great time for everyone! This is event is free with a Tampa Bay Comic Con pass.
Incredible Reason #4: Featured Events
Tampa Bay Comic Con has several performances and events planned throughout the weekend such as Murr Live, The Great and Powerful Tim, and Penguin Knige Fight.
James S Murray is an actor, excecutive producer, and actor for Impractical Jokers. Murr Live is a comedy show which will feature games and lots of laughs. This perfomance is a special ticketed event at 8 p.m. on Friday, July 29. The tickets start at $40.
The Great and Powerful Tim
The Great and Powerful Tim is an improve comedy magician returning for his seventh year at Tampa Bay Comic Con! His new show is an hour long and plans to feature tons of guest participation.
Penguin Knife Fight
Penguin Knife Fight is one of Tampa Bay’s favorite improve comedy troupes. They’re known for making up scenes and sketches based on audience suggestions. Penguin Knife Fight will feature a family friendly show during the day and an adults only show at night. Keep an eye out for more information about show times.
Tickets are still available online.
Single Day Tickets
Multiday and VIP Passes
Gold Pass: $125
VIP Pass: $295
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