FAQ: Frequently Asked Questions

What is Raleigh Supercon?

Raleigh Supercon is a four day festival held each year to celebrate Comic Books, Anime, Animation, Cartoons, Video Games, Cosplay, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Pop Culture, and all things Geek! It is the largest event of its kind in North Carolina.

Where is Raleigh Supercon?

Raleigh Supercon will take over the Raleigh Convention Center. Our exhibitors, artists, and celebrities will be in the exhibition halls, and we will run Q&As, panels, workshops, wrestling, costume contests, and more throughout the entire convention center’s meeting rooms and ballrooms.

Raleigh Convention Center
500 S Salisbury St, Raleigh, NC 27601

What are the Hours for Raleigh Supercon?

July 25 – 28, 2019

CONVENTION EVENT HOURS:
THURSDAY: 1pm to 1am
FRIDAY: 10am to 1am
SATURDAY: 10am to 2am
SUNDAY: 10am to 8pm

EXHIBITION HALL HOURS:
THURSDAY: 1pm to 8pm
FRIDAY: 10am to 8pm
SATURDAY: 10am to 8pm
SUNDAY: 10am to 6:30pm

What can I do at Raleigh Supercon?

You can meet celebrities from movies, TV shows, cartoons, anime, and more at Raleigh Supercon in the Exhibition Hall and also at scheduled Q&As.

You can browse among hundreds of artists, writers, craftspeople, and other vendors selling comics, toys, posters, and other collectibles.

You can watch and participate in our special events such as Celebrity Q&As, Comic Creator Q&As, Voice Actor Q&As, Costume Contests, FSCW Cosplay Wrestling, Fan Panels, Workshops, Meetups, Cosplay Photo Shoots, a Film Festival, and more.

When will a full schedule of events be live?

The schedule of events is usually live about a month before the convention.

Which Hotels are recommended by Raleigh Supercon?

We will post information about participating hotels very soon.

How can I purchase tickets for Raleigh Supercon?

VIP and 4 Day Weekend Passes are on sale HERE.

What are the benefits of being a VIP?

VIP PASSES ARE EXTREMELY LIMITED.

These passes will sell out in advance. They will not be available at the event.
Kids 9 & Under are not allowed at the VIP party unless they have their own VIP Pass.

VIP Passes come with the following benefits:</b>
(A) Special registration table to avoid the registration lines.
(B) Laminated VIP Badge, unique to VIP badge holders.
(C) Full Admission to the festival for all 4 days.
(D) Entry to the Thursday Night Opening Night Cocktail Party. Featuring a few celebrity and professional guests, music and more! This is a cash bar event, open to VIPs and people staying at our host hotels.
(E) Entry to the Friday Night V.I.P. Cocktail party: Featuring celebrity and professional guests, music and more! This is the BIG V.I.P. Party, with 2 drink tickets.
(F) Limited Edition Supercon Folder.
(G Raleigh Supercon 2019 11×17 Limited Edition Art Print.
(H) Exclusive Supercon Variant Comic Book.
(I) Supercon Tote Bag.
(J) 20% Discount on all Supercon merchandise at the Supercon Booth.
(K) Fast Lane Access for Autographs and Photo Ops with media guests / celebrities. Guests with big lines for autographs will have a separate line for Fast Lane holders. Photo Ops will always have a Fast Lane. If you do not see a Fast Lane, please ask a volunteer for assistance.
(L) More benefits may be announced at any time.
There are NO REFUNDS on admission tickets.

The VIP Full Weekend Pass grants admission to all events happening from open to close all weekend long.

How can I purchase celebrity autographs?

All Celebrity Autographs can be purchased with cash only at the celebrity’s booth at the convention.

How can I get a selfie with a celebrity?

If a celebrity will be available for selfie photos, these will be sold at the celebrity’s booth for cash only at the convention.

How can I purchase professional celebrity photo ops?

Professional celebrity photo ops are available for purchase online in advance with a credit card or at the event with cash only. These are posted online as guests are announced.

How do I know which days my favorite celebrities will be at Raleigh Supercon?

The images used on the Guests/Celebrities page on our site have appearance dates on the bottom right, under the celebrity’s name.

Do any celebrities sign autographs for free?

Some anime voice actors will sign up to two items you bring from home (or your program guide) for free. Please review the details of each guest that you are interested in on our website to find out autograph specifics.

Can I take photos of celebrities from a distance without paying?

No photos are allowed in the celebrity autograph or photo op area unless you have purchased a photo through a celebrity handler.

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