Welcome to the Tidewater Comicon Frequently Asked Questions Page.
Due to the high number of emails we get we put together this page to answer some questions quicker.
How do I print my membership passes?
Download the PDF in your email and print. All passes must be printed.
“But I lost, or can’t find, the email of my passes.”
No worries, head to our passes purchasing page HERE and at the top of the page will be a button labeled, “Resend Confirmation”. Click that and fill out the email address you used to purchase passes with and you will be resent your passes via email.
Is there a cost to meet the Celebrities?
The celebrities charge for photo ops and autographs with prices posted online or at the show.
Where/When is the show?
Tidewater Comicon is located at:
Virginia Beach Convention Center
1000 19th St.
Virginia Beach, VA. 23452
Convention Center doors open at 8:30am on Saturday and Sunday 9:30am Doors to the halls will not open until showtimes on each day.
“Where are my passes? I purchased them months ago. When should they arrive?”
Passes are never mailed. They are delivered to your email where you can print them and bring them to the show.
How much for kids to attend?
Kids 10 and under are FREE to attend with an accompanied paid adult.
Can I bring weapons as part of my Cosplay?
Prop weapons are allowed. By Prop we mean no airsoft guns, no sharp swords/knives, etc. There is a prop check prior to entering the show. If your prop does not meet our guidelines you must put it in your vehicle.
Must I wear the wristband?
Yes. Anyone without a wristband will not be allowed entry into the convention. If you lose or cut off your wristband you will need to purchase another.
Where can I park?
The above image shows all the nearby parking available through the VBCC. Parking is free in these spots but does fill up quickly.
We highly recommend riding together with groups and taking uber/lyft type services if possible.
Municipal Lots (Paid Parking) are available closer to the oceanfront.
SAT: 10AM • SUN 11AM