There’s lots you can do with your Famous Monsters Convention badge! Enhance your experience by upgrading your ticket and joining us for one of our special experiences!
2nd Annual Silver Scream Film Festival
Come celebrate genre indie films of all kinds! Silver Scream Film and Comic Festival is joining us in Dallas, so put your feet up, relax, and enjoy what today’s young talent has to offer! More on Silver Scream Fest here.
COSPLAY CRAFTMANSHIP CONTEST – Build your best costume and make Dallas your stage! Win prizes and the publics admiration. The First Place Winner will win a trip to California!
ART CONTEST – Famous Monsters of Filmland first took the world by storm with its colorful (and oft-mimicked) painted covers, rendered by the likes of Basil Gogos, Sanjulian, and Ken Kelly; and the brand has been married to artistic expression ever since. Show off your chops and enter the Famous Monsters Art Contest for a chance to be featured in the Famous Monsters Annual Fearbook!
LASER TAG – Besides the exhilaration of blasting your friends with military-style laser rifles, you’ll also get prizes for winning matches! Participate for a chance to face off in a special Zombie Death match! More here.
LEGO BUILDATHON – The Dallas/Fort Worth LEGO User Group is passionate about the LEGO hobby! From amateur hobbyists, to TECHNIC and robotics experts, we are a collective that gets together for creative themed building contests each month. Come join us and build your own Godzilla!
FEAR PONG – Flex those wrists and prove to us that your college education didn’t go to waste. Beat the Famous Monsters Staff and win prizes daily! This is a family friendly event, so there won’t be any beer or embarrassment… or, well, much embarrassment. The competition is fierce, so come prepared.
DUNGEONS & DRAGONS – The D&D Adventurers League will be hosting campagins all weekend long! Whether you’re a battle-hardened veteran or a bright-eyed, fresh-off-the-farm adventurer, come out and test your mettle with some of the best Dungeon Masters in the area!
Q&A WITH SHINJI HIGUCHI & KEICHI SAKURAI – The directorial and special effects team of SHIN GODZILLA and the ATTACK ON TITAN films will be making a rare US appearance! SHIN GODZILLA will be screened, followed by a Q&A with Shinji Higuchi and Keiichi Sakurai, and get exclusive merch bundles. This is a paid ticketed event. Add-on options available here.
HORROR KING TURNS LENS ON THE WORLD OF HOSPICE – Join us Friday, May 26th for a special free screening of The Nurse with the Purple Hair, directed by renowned filmmaker Sean Cunningham, creator of the iconic Friday The 13th franchise. Register here.
Do you enjoy being the center of attention? Can you put together 45 minutes of entertaining content that would intrigue and engage our attendees? You do?!! Well, we want to hear about it!
Host a round table discussion, create an interactive audience experience, or present information on your favorite subject. Submit your ideas and maybe you can become a part of the Famous Monsters Convention Programming!
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