Faq

Here you can find the answers to the most commonly asked question. We hope you find the answers you are looking for, if not please contact us.

COMIC CON GÖTEBORG

We have arranged Comic Con since 2014 for tens of thousands of small and big fans in Malmö, Copenhagen, Stockholm and for the first time i Gothenburg 2019. The premiere in Gothenburg brought 15,000 visitors. Buy your ticket to Comic Con Göteborg May 8-9, 2021 here.

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.

Comic Con Göteborg is held at Åbymässan in Gothenburg May 8-9, 2021.

CORONA (COVID-19)

Due to the prevailing situation around the corona virus (Covid-19) and the Public Health Authority’s new directive on public events, we have chosen to postpone Comic Con Göteborg. The new dates are May 8-9, 2021

The new date for Comic Con Göteborg is May 8-9, 2021.

Anyone who has already purchased a ticket will automatically be able to use it at the new date. However, if you choose to make a repurchase, this is possible through Ticketmaster. For refunds, contact Ticketmaster directly.

Anyone who has already purchased a ticket will automatically be able to use it at the new date. However, if you choose to make a repurchase, this is possible through Ticketmaster, via this form. Last day to refund your ticket is September 20, 2020. 

We are happy to announce that our Special Guest Felicia Day is coming with us to the new date! This means that purchased photo and autograph tickets for Felicia Day are valid for the new date. Should you rather want a refund, fill out this form at Ticketmaster. Last day to refund your ticket is September 20, 2020.

Due to prevailing circumstances surrounding the Corona virus, we have special payment terms. This means that you have the right to refund your ticket if we are forced to move or cancel due to Corona and the government directive.

Most guests, partners and exhibitors are coming with us to the new date! For example, we are super happy that our Special Guest Felicia Day is joining us for the new date! Most of the participants in Playground, over 50 exhibitors, our cool youtubers, the Artist Alley creators and many more. Stay updated on our social media and website for the latest content to Comic Con Göteborg.

Comic Con Gothenburg is working hard on safety and sanitation plans to ensure that our events are safe places to meet and do business in the coming months and years. We invest in a wide range of solutions, from increased hygiene procedures to technology to facilitate social distance and an impeccable level of sanitation. No measures are too big for us when it comes to, in every way possible, preserving the health and safety of both staff, exhibitors and visitors.

TICKETS

Tickets sales goes trough our ticket partner Ticketmaster. Buy your ticket Here!

By purchasing a ticket to Comic Con Göteborg you get access to the event during open hours. Your ticket gives you:

Access to all stage activities and panels

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).

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

A VIP- ticket includes:

  • VIP- badge
  • Separate VIP- entrance
  • Fast track Special Guest Area
  • Fast track Main Stage

 

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

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.

Our tickets are not refundable after payment.

Unfortunatly no, our tickets are not refundable or changeable.

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

Unfortunatly we do not refund 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.

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

AUTOGRAPHS & PHOTO SESSIONS

We invite Special Guests to Comic Con every year that you can take a photo with. To get access to the photo session you will need an entrance ticket to Comic Con Göteborg and also a photo ticket. More information about photo sessions and where you can buy your photo ticket, Here.

Yes, you will need an extra photo or autograph ticket besides from your entrance ticket. You can buy  photo/autograph ticket online, if there still is tickets available you can buy them at place. Read more about how to buy photo/ autograph tickets Here.

The prices varies from guest to guest. Check out the profil page for the specific guest for more info.

Some of our Special Guests allowes this. Check out the Special Guests profil page for more info.

Yes, as long as everybody have their own photo ticket. 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 out the same day that the pictures were taken. The exact waiting time depends on how many people have been taking photos. Normally you can return to the photo session area later on for the print out.

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

The prices varies from guest to guest. Check out the profil page for the specific guest for more info.

All our Special Guests have a selection of 8 x 10 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.

 

DISABILITY

Yes, allthough it might be narrowed space due to a lot of visitors attending at the same time. The Saturdays are usually our bussiest day during Comic Con. If you wish visiting Comic Con on a more slow day, we recomend Sunday for our visitors.

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

GENERAL INFO

Saturday 31st October 10.00 AM- 7.00 PM

Sunday 1st November 10.00 AM- 6.00 PM

 

Åbymässan is a cash free arena. This means that in the restaurants, wardrobe and other parts of the venue you can only pay with credit card. Most of our exhibitors takes credit card or Swish. But some exhibitors might also take cash.

At Åbymässan there are several optional restaurants as: Fast & Fresh that offers salads, pokébowls and more.

At Comic Con Göteborg there is also a Foodcourt including five food trucks, with options as hamburgers, nachos and vegetarian alternatives. Find more info about the foodtrucks Here.

 

Yes, we recomend our visitors to bring lots of water to drink, and you are also allowed to bring snacks and sandwiches.

Yes, the cost for wardrobe is 20 SEK, only credit card payments.

Sorry no, Åbymässan is a cash free arena.

Most of the exhibitors take credit card or Swish. But there might be some exhibitors that only take cash. There is no ATM at Åbymässan, we recomend our visitors to bring some cash.

STAGE ACTIVITIES & PANELS

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.

Most of ours panels have restrictions according filming and photo. This informaton will be shared at the start of each stage activity.

We have several stages at Comic Con Göteborg. 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 arena. There will also be volonteers on place to help our visitors.

COSPLAY

No, we encourage our visitors to come cosplay outfits.

Your weapon must be allowed according to the Swedish Arms Act, and the law on knives and other objects.

The swedish weapon law also covers weapons that’s been disabled.

It is not allowed to have a soft airgun at Comic Con. Here you can read the swedish police rules about airguns and soft airguns.

The law on knives and other objects states that it is forbidden to have knives, stick weapons, cutting weapons and other dangerous objects in public places. Examples of knives that are not allowed may be swords, karate sticks or sabers. It is also prohibited with nails, sharp edges or the like on your cosplay.

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.

Weapons on stage and under photo

It is forbidden to have an drawn sword / knife in the exhibition hall. During photos or on stage it is permitted to pose with a weapon that is allowed under Swedish law but should not be drawn in the exhibition hall. The organizer has the right to check your weapon / replica at any time to ensure that it complies with all the rules above.

Please ask the person for consent, and respect the person if they do not want to be a part of it.

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  lugage room.

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

FILMING AND PHOTOGRAPHY

Yes, there are a lot of visitors, local and national media coverage at Comic Con. Trough your ticket you have accepted that you might get filmed/ photographed at the event.

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.

KIDS

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

Kids up to 3 years can enter for free. For kids bertween ages 3-12 years we have a discounted ticket.

Yes, we have tickets for kids 3-12 years old. Kids that are under the age of 3 year, 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 fully responsibilty. It’s a big event and we can not take responsibility for kids  accompanied adult.

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