Organizers of the three-day pop culture event keep building an extensive line-up of guests and events
Year after year, FAN EXPO Dallas brings fun and fandom to the Lone Star State and 2023 will be bigger and better than ever! With record ticket sales and more events that celebrate all things pop culture, the organizers of FAN EXPO Dallas have pulled out all the stops to create a weekend to remember for all who attend the three-day event at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center (650 S. Griffin St. Dallas, TX 75202) from Friday, June 9th through Sunday, June 11th, 2023.
FAN EXPO HQ Vice President, Andrew Moyes said, “FAN EXPO is known for bringing the hottest stars, coolest interactive partners, unique screenings and panels as well as events for the fan community members who all contribute to the excitement of the show. We believe that fans are an extremely powerful force, so by offering something for everyone, we can live up to our credo to Discover. Celebrate. Belong.”
This year’s celebrity guests include:
- Stranger Things stars Joseph Quinn and Grace Van Dien
- Hayden Christensen, the megawatt star from Star Wars
- A CLERKS Super-reunion of Kevin Smith, Jason Mewes, Brian O’Halloran, Trevor Fehrman, and Jeff Anderson
- CLERKS and Akosha favorite Rosario Dawson
- National Lampoon’s series stars Chevy Chase and Christie Brinkley
- Icon from her role as Trinity in The Matrix series: Carrie-Anne Moss
- Fan-favorite Zachary Levi from Shazam and Chuck
- Jon Bernthal, star of The Punisher, The Walking Dead, and Daredevil
- Paddy Considine, well-known from House of the Dragon
- 90’s starlet Christina Ricci, the original Wednesday from The Addams Family
- Vincent D'Onofrio and Charlie Cox from Daredevil
- Friend-to-all and original host of Blue’s Clues Steve Burns
- Danny Trejo, who has appeared in Machete, Desperado, Heat, and the From Dusk Till Dawn series
- Harry Potter’s Bonnie Wright
- The Office favorites Leslie David Baker, Creed Bratton, and Oscar Nuñez
- Sonequa Martin-Green, best known for her television roles in Star Trek: Discovery and The Walking Dead
- Lana Parrilla, the Evil Queen in the fantasy drama series, Once Upon a Time
- Vivien Lyra Blair, Leia Organa from Obi-Wan Kenobi
- Peter Weller, who has appeared in more than 70 films and tv series including RoboCop and RoboCop 2
- Gabriel Luna, from Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D and The Last of Us
- Paul Walter Hauser, actor and comedian from Cobra Kai
- Sean Gunn from Guardians of the Galaxy, part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe
Anime and Voice Actors at FAN EXPO Dallas 2023
FAN EXPO Dallas is proud to host an epic gathering of some of the most popular voice actors on the small screens.
This year’s line-up includes Shameik Moore (Spider-Man: Into the Spiderverse), Dee Bradley Baker (The Bad Batch) Tara Strong (Teen Titans, My Little Pony, and Batman), Jodi Benson (The Little Mermaid), and Kathleen Herles (Dora the Explorer). Star Wars: The Clone Wars voice stars Ashley Eckstein, Matt Lanter and James Arnold Taylor are also featured voice guests at this year’s three-day event.
Anime is always a favorite of fans. FAN EXPO Dallas will host My Hero Academia voice actor stars Clifford Chapin, Elizabeth Maxwell, Colleen Clinkenbeard, Ian Sinclair, and Jason Liebrecht. Mario mainstays including Charles Martinet (SUPER MARIO), Samantha Kelly, and Kenny James (MARIO UNIVERSE) will be on-site all weekend.
Comic Creators at FAN EXPO Dallas 2023
Comic legends Stanley Artgerm Lau, James Tynion IV, Marc Silvestri, Joshua Williamson, and Donny Cates headline a list of more than 60 artists, illustrators, and writers at the show, including a medley of up-and-coming creators from Dallas. With special experience packages, art commissions, signing sessions, and workshops there are more than enough creator and art-based activities to satisfy the needs of even the most hardcore comic fan.
Cosplay at Play
At FAN EXPO Dallas 2023, fans will have the chance to meet their favorite cosplayers from around the world. From workshops in chainmaille and scalemaille to on-site professional cosplay photography, FAN EXPO DALLAS is giving cosplayers and their hard work the attention they deserve.
Moyes says, “We have the most dedicated and passionate fans in the convention world, and we will continue to bring the best of pop culture to them. Our universe includes comic creators, legendary artists, cosplayers, tattoo artists, and gaming innovators. Upcoming announcements will include a full programming schedule and other great experiences available at FAN EXPO Dallas 2023.“
To see the growing guest list, schedule, and order tickets to the largest comic, sci-fi, horror, anime, and gaming event in Texas go to www.fanexpodallas.com.
WHEN: FAN EXPO Dallas runs Friday, June 9 through Sunday, June 11, 2023
Friday, June 9 from 4:00 P.M. to 9:00 P. M.
Saturday, June 10 from 10:00 A.M. to 7:00 P.M.
Sunday, June 11 from 10:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.
The Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center is located at 650 S. Griffin St. Dallas, TX 75202
Adult tickets are priced from $28-$145. Hours and information are available at fanexpodallas.com
ABOUT FAN EXPO HQ:
With over a million fans and counting, FAN EXPO HQ attracts pop culture enthusiasts, locally and internationally, to come together to celebrate all things fandom. Collectively it hosts nearly one million fans annually at FAN EXPO Dallas™, FAN EXPO Canada™, MEGACON Orlando, FAN EXPO Boston™, FAN EXPO Denver, FAN EXPO San Francisco, CALGARY EXPO, FAN EXPO Chicago, FAN EXPO Philadelphia, FAN EXPO Portland, FAN EXPO New Orleans, FAN EXPO Cleveland, FAN EXPO Vancouver™, Toronto Comicon, Dallas FAN FESTIVAL and EDMONTON EXPO. The latest schedule of events is available on the Website, along with up-to-date ticket information. Discover. Celebrate. Belong.