Tampa hosts two comic cons in late July 2021

Metrocon and Tampa Bay Comic Convention logos

Tens of thousands of cosplayers and comic con fans will descend upon downtown Tampa in late-July as two of Florida’s largest conventions are back-to-back at the Tampa Convention Center.

Back-to-back comic cons in Tampa in late-July

The first comic con in Tampa is Metrocon on July 23-25. And the second is Tampa Bay Comic Convention on July 30 – August 1.

Metrocon 2021

Metrocon is Florida’s largest anime convention. And the 2021 event is expected to draw more than 10,000 people over its three days.

Hours and tickets

Friday hours are 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.  Saturday hours are 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. and Sunday hours 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Metrocon Tickets for single days include: Friday $35, Saturday $45, Sunday $40. A three-day pass is $85.

To learn more, check out our recent blog “7 Ginormous Reasons to Attend Metrocon 2021.”

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Tampa Bay Comic Convention 2021

Tampa Bay Comic Convention is one of the largest cons in the southeasters U,S. Previous years have attracted as many as 50,000 attendees. And the 2021 event is expected to bring large crowds.

Hours and tickets

Event hours are Friday noon to midnight, Saturday 9 a.m. to midnight. and Sunday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Note, Friday and Saturday the exhibit hall closes at 7 p.m. for late night programming that lasts until midnight.)

Tampa Bay Comic Convention tickets for single days include: Friday is $30.00 + $3.97 fee + $2.89 sales tax; Saturday is $40.00 + $4.44 fee + $3.78 sales tax; Sunday is $30.00 + $3.97 fee + $2.89 sales tax; and a three-day pass is $60.00 + $5.39 fee + $5.56 sales tax (savings of $40.)

If you want to know more, we have you covered in our recent blog “6 Tremendous Reasons to Attend Tampa Bay Comic Convention 2021.”

Florida Cosplay Digital Magazine will be at both cons

Florida Cosplay Digital Magazine, published by Florida Comic Cons, will be at Metrocon 2021 and Tampa Bay Comic Convention 2021 in search of talented cosplayers. Here are some of our past magazines, which are always free. Learn more and read mags (covers below)

A beautiful blond woman cosplays Amora the Enchantress from Marvel Comics

A beautiful woman cosplays Mage Espeon from Pokemon on the cover of Florida Cosplay Digital Magazine Special Edition: Collective Con 2021

A cosplayer portrays Harley-Quinn from Batman

A cosplayer portrays the character Sylvanas Windrunner from World of Warcraft game

A cosplayer portrays Mukuro Ikusaba from Danganronpa! game

A cosplayer portrays Mercy Sugar Plum Fairy from Overwatch game

Need help finding comic cons in Florida?

Florida Comic Cons curates the Con Calendar, which is the most comprehensive calendar of comic convention in The Sunshine State. If you live in Florida, you’re likely closer to more comic cons than you realize. Our Con Map can help you show how close you are to annual events.

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