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Dallas Fan Days™ – one of the best comics, sci-fi, horror, anime and gaming events in Texas – returns Oct. 20-22, 2017, at the Irving Convention Center. Just in time for the spooky holiday itself, Dallas Fan Days announces its agenda for the entire 3-day convention: a full schedule packed with celebrity panels, cosplay contests, gaming and more. Highlights include:

The Doctor is in!

The award-winning David Tennant is best known for his roles as the Tenth Doctor in Doctor Who, Alec Hardy in Broadchurch, Kilgrave in Jessica Jones and Barty Crouch, Jr. in the film Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. Join us to hear Tennant share his many unique experiences and behind-the-scenes stories that you will not hear anywhere else!

SUNDAY AT 12:30 P.M., MAIN BALLROOM

DWALIN, AT YOUR SERVICE

Graham McTavish is a Scottish television and film actor best known for his roles as Dougal Mackenzie in the popular TV series “Outlander”, as Dwalin in the “The Hobbit” as well as the Saint of Killers in AMC’s series “Preacher”. He also provides the voice for many well-known characters in animation and video games including roles in Uncharted 4 and Halo Wars 2.

SATURDAY AT 12:30 P.M., MAIN BALLROOM

COSTUME CONTEST

This exciting event features creative fans showcasing their original costumes derived from the comic, sci-fi, horror, anime and fantasy worlds – all on stage for a chance to win bragging rights. From caped-crusaders to hot anime characters, be awed as a spectator or strut your stuff on stage. Do not miss it!

SATURDAY AT 6 P.M., MAIN BALLROOM

FAN DAYS GAMING ROOM

Gamers rejoice! Dallas Fan Days is proud to offer gaming events all weekend! Large selection for advanced players and beginners. Many of your favorited Collectable Card Games, Miniature Games, Board Games and Role Playing Games running all weekend!

ALL WEEKEND, MEETING ROOM 2

SPEED DATING IS BACK!

Back by popular demand, speed dating is returning to Dallas Fan Days! Come and join the fun and experience the thrill of meeting your potential soulmate, future spouse or maybe someone a little more casual! Mixed genre sessions all day Friday, Saturday and Sunday. On-site sign up only. 19+ only.

ALL WEEKEND, MEETING ROOM 3.

THE 501ST LEGION STAR WARS ROOM

Join the fine folks of the 501 ST Legion, Rebel Legion, Mandalorian Mercs, Astromechs, Galactic Academy and bring your camera! Be sure to visit their amazing Star Wars interactive display on the third floor, where you can see authentic looking props, costumes and even blast a Stormtrooper!

ALL WEEKEND, MEETING ROOM 5

DOCTOR WHO THEMED ACTIVITY ROOM

Brought to you by the members of the DFW Cosplay Gaillifrey group, come and take part in all kinds of free activities such as Photo Ops, contests, games, panels, and more! Don’t miss out on getting your picture taken with the TARDIS!

ALL WEEKEND, MEETING ROOM 4

NEW! FAN DAYS KIDS LOUNGE

Meet us in the Kids Lounge where you can show off your coloring skills, and maybe even meet a Stormtrooper! Families are invited to drop in with their children 12 years old or younger to enjoy a long list of free activities! Note – this is not a childcare service, parents must stay with their children at all times. Brought to you by Heroic Inner Kids.

ALL WEEKEND, MEETING ROOM 1         

FULL SCHEDULE BELOW:

 

OCT.20-22, 2017

DALLAS FAN DAYS

 

 

 

 

Time

Session Title

Location

FRIDAY

 

 

6:00 PM

KIDS ZONE BY HEROIC INNER KIDS

MEETING ROOM 1

6:00 PM

GAMING LOUNGE

MEETING ROOM 2

6:00 PM

SCI-FI SPEED DATING

MEETING ROOM 3

6:00 PM

THE DOCTOR WHO ROOM

MEETING ROOM 4

6:00 PM

STAR WARS ROOM

MEETING ROOM 5

6:00 PM

COSPLAY HIDEAWAY & COSTUME REPAIR

MEETING ROOM 7

 

 

 

SATURDAY

 

 

11:00 AM

CELEBRITY Q&A WITH GAME OF THRONES' KRISTIAN NAIRN

BALLROOM

11:00 AM

KIDS ZONE BY HEROIC INNER KIDS

MEETING ROOM 1

11:00 AM

GAMING LOUNGE

MEETING ROOM 2

11:00 AM

SCI-FI SPEED DATING

MEETING ROOM 3

11:00 AM

THE DOCTOR WHO ROOM

MEETING ROOM 4

11:00 AM

STAR WARS ROOM

MEETING ROOM 5

11:00 AM

COSPLAY HIDEAWAY & COSTUME REPAIR

MEETING ROOM 7

12:30 PM

CELEBRITY Q&A WITH OUTLANDER'S GRAHAM MCTAVISH

BALLROOM

2:00 PM

CELEBRITY Q&A WITH RIVERDALE'S MADELAINE PETSCH

BALLROOM

2:00 PM

COSPLAY RED CARPET

MAIN CONCOURSE

3:00 PM

CELEBRITY Q&A WITH WONDER WOMAN'S EUGENE BRAVE ROCK

BALLROOM

4:00 PM

COSTUME CONTEST: SIGN-UPS / PRE-JUDGING

MEETING ROOM 7

4:00 PM

CELEBRITY Q&A WITH POWER RANGER AUSTIN ST. JOHN

BALLROOM

5:00 PM

COSTUME CONTEST SET-UP

BALLROOM

6:00 PM

COSTUME CONTEST

BALLROOM

 

 

 

SUNDAY

 

 

10:00 AM

KIDS ZONE BY HEROIC INNER KIDS

MEETING ROOM 1

10:00 AM

GAMING LOUNGE

MEETING ROOM 2

11:00 AM

SCI-FI SPEED DATING

MEETING ROOM 3

11:00 AM

THE DOCTOR WHO ROOM

MEETING ROOM 4

11:00 AM

STAR WARS ROOM

MEETING ROOM 5

11:00 AM

COSPLAY HIDEAWAY & COSTUME REPAIR

MEETING ROOM 7

11:00 AM

CELEBRITY Q&A WITH MATILDA HERSELF MARA WILSON

BALLROOM

12:30 PM

CELEBRITY Q&A WITH THE DOCTOR HIMSELF DAVID TENNANT

BALLROOM

2:00 PM

CELEBRITY Q&A WITH BABYLON 5'S BRUCE BOXLEITNER

BALLROOM

2:30 PM

KIDS COSTUME CONTEST: SIGN-UPS

MAIN CONCOURSE

3:00 PM

KIDS COSTUME CONTEST

MAIN CONCOURSE

3:00 PM

CELEBRITY Q&A WITH SUPERGIRLS' JEREMY JORDAN

BALLROOM

4:00 PM

CELEBRITY Q&A WITH SUPERNATURAL'S RUTH CONNELL

BALLROOM

 

For tickets and other information, please visit www.dallasfandays.com. Stay connected with the show for announcements and updates by registering for their newsletter, and following them on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Accredited media can request press passes by applying for accreditation at http://dallasfandays.com/press/.

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