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Tampa Bay Comic Convention

July 30, 2021 - August 1, 2021


Tampa Bay Comic Convention 2021 is scheduled

Tampa Bay Comic Convention is a comic convention in Tampa, Florida. And the three-day event in 2021 is scheduled July 30 – August 1 at the Tampa Convention Center. Friday hours are noon to midnight, Saturday hours are 9 a.m. – midnight, and Sunday from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

The annual event features exhibitors and guests that cater to a wide-spectrum of interests including comic books, magazines, toys, games, Star Wars, Star Trek, anime, manga, cosplay, artwork, sketches and apparel – to mention only a few. In addition, a roster of comic industry professionals, and comicdom-related celebrities are in attendance for fans and cosplayers to meet and greet.

Tampa Bay Comic Convention talent

Tampa Bay Comic Convention has three types of talent represented in guests: Celebrities, comic creators and authors. While guests have not yet been announced for the 2021 event, past events attracted outstanding talent that is competitive to any convention in the southeastern U.S. For 2019 guests, see Florida Comic Cons news release: https://floridacomiccons.com/featured-fl-comic-con/

Florida Comic Cons to be there

Florida Comic Cons is a news media website that covers comic conventions for avid fans and cosplayers. The St. Petersburg-based media outlet is attending the 2021 Tampa Bay Comic Convention. https://floridacomiccons.com/

Tampa-area cosplayers featured in Florida Cosplay Digital Magazine

Florida Cosplay Digital Magazine’s (FCDM) has featured numerous cosplayers from the Tampa area. For instance, FCDM May/June 2020 issue titled “10 Florida cosplayers you need to know about” spotlighted the following.

@kdiddy3300 https://the-caruthers-institute.foleon.com/florida-comic-cons/may-june-2020-copy-1-copy-1/kdiddy3300/

@sanjiscloset https://the-caruthers-institute.foleon.com/florida-comic-cons/may-june-2020-copy-1-copy-1/sanjiscloset/

@RickLegendary1 https://the-caruthers-institute.foleon.com/florida-comic-cons/may-june-2020-copy-1-copy-1/ricklegendary1/

In addition, a Tampa cosplayer, @Dark.Lady.Cosplay, appeared on the cover of FCDM’s November 2020 issue called “8 Florida cosplayers and one dozen Sailor Moons to cheer you up” https://the-caruthers-institute.foleon.com/florida-comic-cons/florida-cosplay-digital-magazine-november-2020-issue/darkladycosplay/

Tampa Bay Comic Convention ticket info

Tickets include fees and sales taxes: Friday tickets are $37, Saturday are $49, Sunday $37, and three-day are $71. Children ages 12 and under are free.

Event cancellations updated at the Florida Comic Cons 2021 Calendar https://floridacomiccons.com/events/

Panelists and performers wanted

If you’re interested in being a panelist or performer, complete and submit their form https://tampabaycomicconvention.com/convention-events/

Coronavirus safety precautions are in place

Safety measures includes temperature screenings upon entry, social distancing and hand sanitizers throughout the event. In addition, masks are required. https://tampabaycomicconvention.com/faq/

Event organizers operate other comic cons

Tampa Bay Comic Con organizers also operate the Indiana Comic Convention, and Atlanta Comic Con – all of which they have been doing since 2010. Tampa Bay Comic Con started as a small, one-day event with only 550 attendees and has exploded into the three-day, large-scale production that draws 50,000 people. “Still proudly owned and operated by the same two nerdy founders!,” exclaims the website.



July 30, 2021
August 1, 2021


Tampa Convention Center
333 S Franklin St
Tampa, Florida 33602
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