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april, 2018

06apr(apr 6)3:00 pm08(apr 8)5:00 pmEmpire State Comic Con3:00 pm - 5:00 pm (8) Albany Capital Center, 55 Eagle St., Albany, NY 12207

Event Details

Empire State Comic Con

Get ready, Albany! This three-day event filled with celebrities from all genres of TV, movies, and cartoons in addition to several toys and collectibles vendors returns this April.

Please note: The dates for the event in 2021 have yet to be announced. All dates and times are from 2020.

Empire State Comic Con

Get ready, Albany! The biggest and best pop culture convention is returning to the Capital Region from April 17th to 19th, 2020. Join over 10,000 attendees as you peruse over 200 tables and exhibitors at Empire State Comic Con!

The 3-day event will feature celebrities from all genres of TV, movies, and cartoons including Robert Englund, Ryan Hurst, Cara Buono and more! Speak with some of the best names in the comic art community like Allen Bellman (Captain America), Bill Anderson (Silver Surfer, Elementals) and so man more! Don’t forget the greatest vendors with those hard to find toys, comics, and collectables. Empire State Comic Con will also be hosting its own video game and gaming tournaments. So get ready to cosplay and meet an amazing selection of pop culture legends!

Empire State Comic Con Tickets

VIP Passes, $109.99

VIP Passes Include:
• One 3-Day Pass- Good for all 3 days of the show
• Early Bird Admission at 9:00 a.m. (Saturday & Sunday)
• Private VIP Entrance
• Private VIP Lounge
• 3 Exclusive ES Comic Con Show Prints
• Empire State Comic Con Swag Bag
• Special Mystery Gift
• Discount Coupon For ESCC Branded Merchandise
• VIP 2018 ES Comic Con Badge
• One Exclusive ESCC Comic Book
• Autograph Fast Pass Line (Not all celebrities will have a fast pass line)
• VIP Photo Op Line

Three-Day Pass

Adults: $55, Day of Show: $60
Kids: $20, Day of Show: $22 (Ages 6 to 12)

Single Day Ticket

Friday: $20, Day of Show: $25
Saturday: $30, Day of Show: $35
Sunday: $25, Day of Show $30

Kids Pass

Friday: $5, Day of Show: $7
Saturday: $10, Day of Show, $12
Sunday: $5, Day of Show: $7

After Party Ticket (21+)

Saturday: $10

Empire State Comic Con Hours

Fri. April 17, 2020: 3 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Sat. April 18, 2020: 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Sun. April 19, 2020: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Take Amtrak to Empire State Comic Con

Experience these performances via Amtrak to Albany-Rensselaer Station—Don’t forget to use the New York By Rail 15% discount!

Pick up your reserved #NYTRAIN Enterprise Rent-a-Car right at the Albany-Rensselaer Station. Click here to reserve your car or call the Albany-Rensselaer office today at: 518-427-3893.


6 (Friday) 3:00 pm - 8 (Sunday) 5:00 pm


Albany Capital Center

55 Eagle St., Albany, NY 12207