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What are the Expo hours?

Friday 3pm-8pm*

Saturday 10am-6pm*

Sunday 11am-5pm

* Our tabletop gaming area has extended hours and games run until midnight on Friday and Saturday! 

Where do I purchase tickets?
Tickets are available on this website by clicking the Tickets tab above and they will also be sold at the door during the Expo.

Weekend and day passes are also available at Haven Comics Etc. in Madison, AL through April 11th.

Do kids need tickets?

Children 12 years and under are always free at the Expo!  Anyone 13 and over needs a ticket.

What is included with a Single Day or Weekend Ticket to the Expo?

Entrance allows you access to all panels, all three gaming rooms, you're able to meet special guests at their tables, browse the 200+ booth vendor hall, participate in the cosplay contest, and more.  While at the Expo you may choose to make additional purchases including guest autographs, table selfies, photo ops, purchases made in the vendor hall, etc.

How do I meet the special guests?

When not in their scheduled panel, at a professional photo op, or taking a break, guests will be at their tables all day to meet fans, sign autographs and take table selfies!  Visit the Guests page to see which days each guests will be attending.

Are there ramps at the entrances and will every area of the Expo be accessible to all?

Yes!  The Von Braun Center (including all of its different venue spaces) is ADA compliant.  Accessible entrances, parking, restrooms, etc are available.  For more info: VBC ADA Compliance

Bag policy?
Bags, purses, backpacks, totes, etc are permitted and do not have to be clear.

Do special guests and vendors accept credit cards or cash only?

Most vendors and special guests will accept both cards and cash, but some may be cash only, so it's good to have both.  The Expo will provide ATMs throughout the building during the event. 


Can I use cash to buy my tickets?


What is the autograph and photo pricing for the special guests?
Each guest sets their own prices and will have those displayed at their tables.  You can find most of these prices by clicking the Guests tab at the top of this page and then clicking on the individual guest's photo.  You will pay guests directly at the Expo.

Where/how do I get autographs?

Each special guest will have their own table in the Special Guest Area of the Expo.  Visit them at their table to purchase autographs, purchase selfies and to say hello!

What is the difference between a Photo Op and a Table Selfie?

Photo Ops are professional photos in front of a backdrop with a special guest (or group of) and up to 4 fans.  You will receive an 8x10 print and a digital copy of your photo.  You can purchase these online or in person at the photo op area.

Table selfies are taken with your own phone or camera at the guest's table.  You can take it yourself or have a friend take your photo and then you pay the guests directly.

Where do I park and how much is parking?

The VBC website has a informative page and up-to-date parking map that will help you plan your parking: VBC Parking

Can I bring my dog?

The VBC has a no animals policy with the exception of service animals compliant with ADA.  They will need to be clearly marked. When deciding, keep in mind that the Expo will be a loud, bustling, crowded atmosphere and everyone will want to pet your dog.

Will authenticators be on site?

Yes, JSA will be here authenticating the autographs on-site from the show or outside items brought from home.  

Agents of Slab (CGC) will also be here.

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