Comic Con Family Day (pre-post)

Comic Con Family Day (pre-post) – website
Comic Con has arrived in Chicago and their Family Day is Sunday, August 14. We’ll be there; will you? Here’s some information you might want:
Hours: Comic Con opened on Thursday, August 11 and runs until Sunday, August 14.
Friday, 8/12               Noon – 8:00 pm
Saturday, 8/13           10:00 am – 7:00 pm
Sunday, 8/14             10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Admission: $25/person (in advance; $35 on site); up to 2 children 10 & under get in free with each paid adult
All kid-friendly activities, vendors, booths, and sessions will be designated with a Kid-Friendly button.
  • Adventure Passport Quest
  • Costume contest
  • Meet Wow! Wow! Wubbzy!, Disney Princesses, and superheroes, and get pictures taken with them
  • How To Be A Hero presentation
  • Storytime with Peter Mayhew (who played Chewbacca)
  • Face painting
  • Balloon art
  • Draw Like A Superhero session with artists Franco Aureliani and Art Baltazar
  • Shoot Jar-Jar Binks with a Nerf gun
  • Get “Simpsonized” by Simpsons artist Phil Ortiz

I have been provided passes for Family Day at Comic Con. The information above is from Wizard World Kids; any opinions expressed about Comic Con will be my own.


  1. Oh how fun! I really wanted to go see Patrick Stewart, but alas, not in the budget at the moment. Hope ya’ll have a great time, what a neat thing for the kids to get to experience!

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