From the usual suspects to the wholly unexpected, plus some new twists on some old favorites...sign up, join in, or just sit back and watch the hilarity unfold.


From the usual suspects to the wholly unexpected, plus some new twists on some old favorites...sign up, join in, or just sit back and watch the hilarity unfold.


Rocket’s Rad 80’s Party

(18+, Paid)

According to Rocket Raccoon, Star-Lord’s mixtape is SO old school. He’s recruited the help of Noah’s Arcade and DJ ASH10 to transport us all back to the 80’s. Join us for a mad cool party complete with sick jams, adult beverages, and outrageous shenanigans. Don’t forget to bring your rad 80’s gear and cosplay!
Saturday, May 26, 2018 // 9:00 PM - 1:00 AM // Room 201CD
All proceeds go to Kids Need to Read

The Rick Sanchez House Party

DJ Rick is in the HOUSE! Time to get schwifty on the dance floor dawg and show Phoenix WHAT YOU GOT in this out of this world house party! So watch your foopydoops and shmoopydoops because this party is about to be knocked into 12th gear! Wubba, lubba, dub, dub!

Thursday, May 24, 2018 // 8:00 PM - 11:30 PM // Monroe Street Outdoor Stage

Jason David Frank Martial Arts Demo

Join Power Rangers star, and 8th-degree black belt, Jason David Frank for an exclusive martial arts demonstration.

Friday, May 25th // 4:30PM // WEST 105ABC

Talk Nerdy To Me

(18+, Paid)

Nerdier and Dirtier! Talk Nerdy To Me burlesque returns with a bang featuring all new performers and acts. Brainy and buxom brunette producer, Sable Switch has crafted the biggest show yet for year number seven. This year’s show includes surprise guests from galaxies far, far away. We strongly encourage you to purchase pre-sale tickets once on sale to guarantee seating and for the best view in the house get extremely limited VIP seating. Front of house patrons get a 2018 TNTM handbill.
Friday, May 25, 2018 // 7:30 PM // West 301ABCD

Drinks with Creators

(18+, Paid)

Join authors and other creators for a glass or two in an informal setting. We’ll have door prizes, giveaways and raffles to support Kids Need To Read.  Cost is $10 to attend.
Friday, May 25th // 8:00PM // NORTH 120CD

Hunt for the Infinity Stones


Infinite power — and maybe a prize — await those who find the lost Infinity Stones, scattered across the Phoenix Comic Fest Universe.

Sunday, May 27th // 1:30PM // Hall of Heroes Scavenger Central

So You Think You Can Dance? Marvel Edition

Think you have the moves to be in tune with the soulful songs of the 70s? Ever picture yourself doing the Moonwalk on the Moon? Then it’s time for the dance-off, bro! Be the next Star-LORD on the dance floor in this dance off competition!
Saturday, May 26th // 3:00PM // WEST 105ABC

Masquerade Costume Contest

Fantastically talented costume creators show off their most amazing work on the big stage. See some of the best cosplayers of the convention at this always anticipated annual event.
Saturday, May 26 // 8:30 PM - 11:30 PM // NORTH 229AB

Kids Need To Read  Charity Poker Tournament

Presented by Lupine Entertainment (18+, paid)

Registration opens at 7PM, games start at 8PM. No Limit Texas Hold ’em.
$20 donation to participate.
Friday, May 25th // Reg Open 7PM / Games start at 8PM // WEST 211AB

Geek Speed Dating


In fiction, finding someone new is as easy as finding a big blue box, mystic portal or traveling to a galaxy far, far away. While these may not be in reach - never fear! Geek Speed Dating may be just the ticket to finding someone new to have your own adventures with!

Friday, May 25th // 4:00 PM, 5:30 PM, 6:00 PM, & 7:30 PM
Saturday, May 26th // 4:00 PM, 5:30 PM, 6:00 PM, & 7:30 PM

Six Degrees of Tim Curry

Tim Curry’s acting career has spanned over 50 iconic years. Can you connect the actors to this Hollywood Legend in six degrees or less?

Sunday, May 27th // 3:00PM // NORTH 229AB

Storytime with Mr. CreepyPasta

Gather ’round the campfire, as Mr. CreepyPasta tells stories that are sure to give you nightmares for years to come. From stories around the internet to some of your YouTube favorites, listen as the one and only blue man retells them as only he can.

Saturday, May 26th // 7:30 & 8:30 PM // NORTH 122ABC

Walking Dead Beauty Pageant

Drag and shuffle your way down the catwalk, or simply enjoy the show as walkers and hunters strut their stuff, in this gory, gruesome, and fun fashion show to end all fashion shows.


Friday, May 25th // 9:00PM // WEST 106ABC

The Roast of….

- Batman // Sunday, May 27 // 3:00 PM & 4:00 PM // NORTH 122ABC
- Doctor Frank-N-Furter // Saturday, May 26 // 10:30 AM & 11:30 AM // NORTH 129AB
- Captain Kirk // Saturday, May 26 // 1:30 PM & 2:30 PM // NORTH 229AB
- 3rd Roast of Darth Vader // Satuday May 26th // 9:00 PM & 10:00 PM // NORTH 229AB
- Deku // Friday May 25th // 6:00 PM & 7:00 PM // NORTH 221ABC

Steampunk Fashion Show

Marvel at the best and “steamiest” fashions Phoenix has to offer in a show of Victorian elegance and “modern” ingenuity

Saturday, May 26th // 1:30PM // WEST 106ABC

All Bards - Author’s D&D

Authors get together to play D&D, all as Bards. They can’t fight their way out of anything, instead, they must lie, trick and charm their way out of encounters.

Thursday, May 24th // 12:00PM // NORTH 125AB