A once in a lifetime celebrity experience!

Want a one of a kind souvenir to take home after comic con? Visit the Autograph Area, where you can choose from photos and other collectible memorabilia to get signed. Simply select the item you want autographed or bring your own item. Prices vary per signature, by celebrity and by item. Please click here for celebrity guest list, days they will attend the convention and prices when available.

Celebrity Panels

Hear stories first hand from your favorite celebrities!

Join hundreds of fans in a fun and interactive Q&A session with your favorite celebrities. Celebrity panels are 30 – 45 minutes of stories from the sets of your favorite TV shows & movies, funny experiences and questions from you, the fans! There are different panels each day of the event. Panels & Activities continue until Midnight on Saturday. Seating is limited & VIP ticket holders get priority seating.

The Power Festival

 Outdoor Music and Lucha Festival

@ the Oval Park

Fan Groups

Your favorite Heroes (and Villians) come to life!

STXCC is home to to many fan groups. Fan groups are dedicated to bringing your favorite characters to life with elaborate & realistic costumes and gear and often times with themed backgrounds. Watch your children’s (or your inner child’s) eyes light up as you meet these fictional characters in real life.

Celebrity Photo Ops

Professional pictures with your favorite Celebrities with Pro Photo Ops!

Immortalize your experience with Professional Photo Ops by WOLF PHOTOGRAPHY. Wolf Studios Photography is an experienced team of photographers offering quality photos, printed onsite and ready fast. Choose from packages including on site prints and add on digital copies of your hi-resolution celebrity photo op. Photo Ops are limited and we recommend pre-ordering them online here to secure your spot as they can sell out.

Photos at the Table with your own Phone/Camera.

You can take photos with most celebrity guests at their table with your own camera. Prices vary per celebrity so check with the cashier at the table.

Cosplay Contests

Fans come from all over to compete in the STXCC Cosplay Contests for cash, glory & sometimes just for fun! Cosplay is dressing up as a character from a work of fiction (such as a comic book, video game, or television show) and there is a costume contest on every day of the convention where we can see the best of the best. Our Cosplay Contests are easily some of the most attended events at the convention. Watch as everyday people become the characters they love while they show off elaborate creations.

Meet the Creators

Amazing art and stories await you!

If you love Superheroes, Science Fiction and Fantasy you need to make your way to the STXCC Artist Alley. Meet the artists and writers who create the comics & books you love. Buy prints and original art, get your books signed or chat with the creators about their processes or where they draw their inspiration from.

Arts & Crafts

Arts & Pop-Culture Paradise

Artisans and crafters from across the nation come to STXCC to and bring with them amazing creations from original artworks, handcrafted jewelry, paintings, 3-d printing, crafts and more. Take a stroll through the Artist Alley and see the amazing creations.

Interactive Workshops

Learn a new skill!

Want to learn how to make your own costume armor or weapons? Special Effects make-up? How about drawing or cartooning? Maybe you’ve always wanted to write your own screen play? If the answer is yes, you must make time to attend the workshops at STXCC. Learn from experts and professionals in the field and let them help you hone your skills. Different workshops happen on different days so check the schedule and get ready to be inspired!


What will you find in the Vendor Market?

The answer is anything & everything! Over 100 vendors from all over the country gather at South Texas Comic Con with everything you can imagine and some things you never knew you absolutley need. Plush toys, posters, jewelry, apparel, art, books, collectibles from all over the world and so much more await you at STXCC.

Video Game Tournaments


Are you a gamer? Are you tired of beating all your friends and want a new challenge? Enter our video game tournaments hosted by and compete against the best of the best. Money, Prizes and glory await those that vanquish their competition, but bring your A-Game cause the competition is fierce!

Free Play 80's Arcade

Joysticks, button-mashing, and the glory of owning your friends!

No quarters necessary at our free play arcade!

Check out the Free Play Arcade where you can play some of the best titles in arcade gaming like: Marvel vs. Capcom 2, Centipede, Galaga, Capcom vs. SNK, Mortal Kombat 3, Street Fighter Alpha 3, Castlevania, our Neo Geo with 141 games and more!

Any gaming enthusiast is sure to be pleased with our selection and will quickly be ready to challenge opponents and claim rule over the arcade kingdom.