common questions


Here we have gathered the answers to some of the most common questions we receive. We hope you find what you are looking for,
otherwise you are welcome to contact us.


We have organized Comic Con in the Nordics since 2014 and created unforgettable memories for tens of thousands of young and old fans in Malmö, Copenhagen, Gothenburg and Stockholm. In 2022, Comic Con in Stockholm alone attracted approximately 30,000 happy visitors. 2024 marks the year that we are bringing Comic Con to Finland for the first time. We have chosen to host the first Comic Con Finland in Tampere.

We arrange Nordics largest Pop Culture event! At our events you can participate in activities inspirerad by TV & movies, meet current actors, comic- and digital creators. You can also take part in world- class Cosplay activities and gaming. Comic Con is a true Pop-Culture experience both for big and small visitors.

May, 10 – 12, 2024:

Friday, May 10, 13.00-21.00

Saturday, May 11

Sunday, May 12

Comic Con Finland 2024 is held at Tampereen Messu- ja Urheilukeskus.

Friday, May 10th: 13.00 – 21.00

Saturday, May 11th: 10.00 – 19.00 

Sunday, May 12th: 10:00 – 18.00

We are a cash free event. However, there may be exhibitors who want to get paid in cash, but most of our exhibitors take cards or MobilePay.

There will be restaurants in the event area. More information will come.

Yes, but you may not eat it in the restaurant units at Tampereen Messu- ja Urheilukeskus.

Yes, there is a cloakroom for coats.

Yes, there are lots of parking spaces at the venue where you can pay the standard fee of 12 euros. You can also use Moovy application to pay.

No, unfortunately you are not allowed to bring a dog. Dogs are only allowed if it is an assistance dog (bring certificate).


Tickets sales goes trough our chosen ticket partner. Follow our social media channels or subscribe for the newsletter to hear first when we release the tickets.

By purchasing a ticket to Comic Con Finland you get access to the event during open hours. Your ticket gives you: Access to all stage activities and panels (subject to availability). Access to the event area and activities (Age limits might occur for some games). Opportunity to meet your favourite actors and invited special guests (Autographs and photos have an extra fee).

In the popular Artist Alley area, comic artists, illustrators, writers and other creators exhibit and sell their works. The ticket includes entry for ONE person all days and a guaranteed seat in our Artist Alley with table and chair. Please note that we only sell a limited number of tickets. Read more about Artist Alley here.

We do not have a ticket checkout at the event, ticket sales are exclusively online. You can buy tickets online via our chosen ticket partner during the event, as long as there are still tickets available.

Check your spam inbox, the ticket might be there.  If not please contact our ticket partner.

When tickets for a specific date are sold out, there will unfortunatly not be any extra tickets for that date available. This due to safety and fire regulations. We do recommend you to check out tickets availability for the rest of event dates.

If the children’s tickets are sold out the day you wish to visit Comic Con, it is possible to buy an adult ticket instead.

Our tickets are not refundable after payment.

The event tickets are not personal. The ticket allowes one time entry to the event, and the person that is holding the ticket have the right to enter.

Unfortunatly we do not refund entrance-tickets. We are sorry that you are missing your favourite guest, but we can assure you that there will be a lot of other activities.

We refund photo tickets and autograph tickets if the celebrity you were to be photographed with or get an autograph from cancels his participation.

No you do not need to print it out, we are able to scan the tickets from your phone.


We invite Special Guests to Comic Con that you can take a photo with. To get access to the photo session you will need an entrance ticket to Comic Con Finland and also a photo ticket.

Yes, you will need an extra photo or autograph ticket in addition to your entrance ticket. You can buy  photo/autograph ticket online. If there still are tickets available you can buy them during the event.

Prices vary depending on the guest. We will update guest’s profile page for more info once we reveal the guests.

Some of our Special Guests allow this. This will be informed on the Guest’s profile beforehand.

Yes, as long as each have their individual photo tickets. Everyone with a photo ticket gets a print out and a digital photo.

Normally it is a Comic Con-branded background. In some cases it can also be other brands, if there is a sponsoring company.

All the photos are printed the same day as the pictures are taken. The exact waiting time depends on how many people have been taking photos. 

Yes, you will get a link where you can download your digital photo.

All our Special Guests have a selection of photos available for you to choose from. The autograph ticket includes one optional photo, that the guest signs on.

Yes, but the cost for an autograph is the same.


No, we encourage our visitors to come in cosplay outfits either way.

Approved props

If your weapon can’t cause any danger to others (such as a copy made in papier mache or like), your weapon is ok.

Objects intended as toys for children up to 14 years (eg one-tone plastic water gun) are approved.

Objects that cannot be mistaken for a real weapon (such as a Star Wars lightsaber or a Star Trek phaser) are also approved in the Exhibition Hall.

It is also prohibited to have nails, sharp edges or the likes on your cosplay.

Section 10 of the Finnish Public Order Act prohibits all guns and objects resembling them in public places. It is forbidden to bring any kind of firearms, edged weapons or objects resembling them to the event. Such items include, but are not limited to, airsoft guns, replicas of weapons, decorative swords, edged weapons of all kinds, and other objects that could be interpreted as weapons or objects that are confusingly similar to a weapon.

However, in the cosplay competition and related photography, the contestant has the right to carry and present a replica weapon in their outfit. Large/sharp-edged props are also allowed in cosplay competitions.

The organizer has the right to inspect the props of your costume at any time to ensure that it complies with all rules and regulations including the Finnish legislation.

Most visitors are happy to be in the picture, but please ask the person for consent and respect if they do not want to be in the picture.

Yes, there is a dedicated cosplay room for cosplayers. Please observe, that space is limited and we are not responsible for any property. If you want your belongings to be guarded, you can check in your belongings in the wardrobe.

Yes, there is a dedicated cosplay dressing room where you can change. There will be high pressure in this room and we recommend that you come as ready as you can beforehand.


Yes, we welcome kids and families at Comic Con Tampere.

Kids up to 4 years can enter for free. For kids at the ages 4-12 we have a discounted ticket.

Yes, we have tickets for kids 4-12 years old. Kids that are under the age of 4 have free entry.

We recommend kids under the age of 12 years to attend with an accompanied adult. Kids over 12 years old can attend without an adult, but with the parents permission and full responsibilty. It’s a big event and we can not take responsibility for kids not accompanied by an adult.

Yes you can. Note, however, that it sometimes gets very crowded with a lot of people moving on the exhibition floor.

There is a breastfeeding room where you can heat baby food.


All our stage activities and panels are included in the tickets. But please note that our stage areas have a limited numbers of chairs, therefor we recommend you to be there on time for the activity you are intressted in.

We have several stages at Comic Con Finland. We recomend you to look up which activity you are intressted in and then look at the floorplan to find the stages. There are also signs to help our visitors to locate in the venue. There will also be volunteers at the event to help our visitors.


Yes, allthough it might be narrowed space due to a lot of visitors attending at the same time. 

Yes, assistents have free entry, as long as there is documentation to show the entrance staff.


Yes. We photograph/film ourselves and our event attracts a lot of local and national press. When purchasing a ticket, you agree that you may be filmed and/or photographed at the event and that the material may be used for marketing purposes.

Yes, but you have to ask for consent, and respect the person if they do not want to be a part of it. Some of our guests might not want to be filmed or photographed at the panels and interviews. You will be informed about this before the start of interview.