Frequently Asked Questions


When and where is the Famous Monsters Convention?

May 26-28, 2017, Sheraton Dallas Hotel & Convention Center.

Will there be UFOlogy guests at Famous Monsters Convention Dallas?

Special guests in Dallas will be primarily from the pop culture world of science fiction, horror, virtual reality, art, and comic books.

How do I get to the Sheraton Dallas Hotel?

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Can I take photos/videos?

While taking photos and videos of your experience is allowed on the convention floor, please be aware that some panels, symposiums, and/or Q&A’s may not allow photos/videos for legal reasons or because it can cause a distraction for the speaker.

How do I get to meet celebrities for photos and autographs?

Most celebrities will be at their autograph tables when not participating in panels. There will also be special meet and greet packages available where you will have the opportunity to get photos taken with the celebrities and have an item autographed.

May I come in costume?

Costumes and cosplay are absolutely encouraged!

Will there be artist, writers, or vendors there?

There will be an Artists Alley, as well as a Vendor section, where you’ll find artists and writers from the fiction and nonfiction worlds as well as pop culture and sci-fi related items to purchase.

What is a panel/Q&A? Am I guaranteed entry if I have a ticket?

A panel or Q&A is a 30-45 minute presentation from one of our many guests, usually followed by questions from the audience. Panels do not cost extra for attendees with a pass, but admission into the panel room is first come first serve ONLY and is not guaranteed.

Registration Hours

Thursday    2:00 PM - 7:00 PM Friday    12:00 PM - 9:00 PM Saturday    8:00 AM - 7:00 PM Sunday    8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Show Floor Hours

Friday    5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday    10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Sunday    10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
*Screenings and After Hours events continue

After Hours Events

Friday    9:00 PM - 12:00 AM Saturday    7:00 PM - 12:00 AM

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Join us for Famous Monsters Convention in Dallas! Mingle with cult film stars, moan around in monster gear, have a meeting of the minds with your favorite artist, or just sit back and take in the chaos. We’re also planning a few surprises based on original material from American Gothic Press that should scare you witless! It’s a Monster World out there, and you can find the best of it at Famous Monsters Convention Dallas!
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