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Stan Lee VIP Experience

Friday 7/31 - 7-10pm: limited to 400 BCC attendees

This ticket for our Friday night VIP event is limited to 400 attendees, and includes all the benefits of the VIP 3-Day Pass (three days admission to the show, early entry, official Boston Comic Con shirt, poster, limited edition program, and speed pass for celebrity autographs); plus a private three-hour Friday evening event with Stan that will include:

•  moderated fan Q&A panel with Stan

•  one (1) professional one-on-one photo with Stan

•  one (1) autograph of a personal item of your choice by Stan

•  one (1) exclusive limited edition Stan Lee Boston Comic Con VIP lanyard

Click here to purchase a ticket to the Stan Lee VIP Experience.

Boston Comic Con Cosplay Parade (FREE)

Wednesday 7/22 - 11:30am-1pm: Faneuil Hall Marketplace

Dick's Last Resort, Newbury Comics, Boston Comic Con, and Faneuil Hall Marketplace are teaming up for the third annual pre-convention Boston Comic Con Costume Parde & Costume Contest. The contest is open to the public and will feature a costume parade around Quincy Market, and prizes for the top three adult winners. New this year, the contest will feature a kids category.

•  1st Prize: two (2) three-day passes to the 2015 Boston Comic Con

•  2nd Prize: $100 gift certificate to Dick's Last Resort

•  3rd Prize: $50 gift certificate to Newbury Comics

•  Kids Prize: two (2) one-day passes to the 2015 Boston Comic Con

Contestants of all ages are encouraged to dress up as their favorite superhero, comic book character, and beyond. All costumes should be family friendly. However, space is limited, and contestants will be accommodated on a first come, first served basis. The contest will be hosted by Pat Covey, and feature cosplay guest BelleChere.

Registration begins at 11:30am at Dick's Last Resort. The parade begins at 12:15pm. Winners will be announced at 12:45pm. Contestants should RSVP here.

Boston Comic Con Kick-Off Party (FREE)

Friday 7/31 - 8pm-12am: WTC Headhouse Concourse

Boston Comic Con is excited to host its Kick Off Party at the Seaport World Trade Center's Headhouse Concourse! Admission is free to all Boston Comic Con attendees. Costumes are encouraged but not required. There will be a cash bar, food, and a DJ spinning your favorite tunes.

Drink & Draw (FREE)

Friday 7/31 - 8:30pm-12am: WTC Headhouse Concourse

Drink and Draw co-founders, Reverend Dave Johnson and Dan Panosian, are celebrating a decade of Drink & Draw events at this year's Boston Comic Con! Come party with your favorite comic book artists as they drink and draw up a storm for you the fans!

The BCC Drink & Draw will be held on the Seaport World Trade Center's Headhouse Concourse. The event is free and open to all Boston Comic Con attendees.

Judah Friedlander to Appear at BCC with Laugh Boston

Friday 7/31 & Saturday 8/1 - Times TBD: Laugh Boston Comedy Club

Stand up comic Judah Friedlander, best known for his role on 30 Rock, will appear at Boston Comic Con Friday 7/31 and Saturday 8/1 to sign autographs and take pictures at the Laugh Boston table. Times TBD.

Judah will perform at the Laugh Boston comedy club Thursday July 31, and Saturday August 1, at 8pm and 10:15pm. For more information and tickets visit LaughBoston.com or call 617-72-LAUGH.

Comic Art Auction (FREE)

Saturday 8/1 - 8pm-11pm: WTC Harborview Ballroom I

The Boston Comic Con is hosting a public comic book original art auction at this year's show. This is your chance to own a piece of original art from some of the most notable comic book artists in the industry.

A portion of the proceeds will be donated to The Mike Wieringo Scholarship for aspiring comic book artists. This scholarship was established in memory of comic book artist Mike Wieringo for aspiring comic book artists studying sequential art at the Savannah College of Art and Design who can demonstrate not only the talent, but the financial need. The scholarship recipient is chosen by a panel of comic book art professionals and close friends of Mike Wieringo.

Click here to preview some of the items for sale at this year's auction.

2nd Annual BCC Cosplay Harbor Dinner Cruise

Saturday 8/1 - 8pm-11pm: Boat Will Dock Outside WTC

Join co-hosts Ivy Doomkitty and LeeAnna Vamp for the 2nd Annual Boston Comic Con Cosplay Harbor Dinner Cruise! This event is strictly for BCC attendees and cosplayers 21 years of age and older.

There will be full dinner buffet, a DJ, cash bar, and plenty of fun on board as we cruise around Boston Harbor Saturday night partying like... well, superheroes, of course.

The boat docks right outside our front door at the Seaport World Trade Center. Boarding begins at 7:30pm. Tickets are $95. Costumes are encouraged but not required.

Boston Comic Con After Party with Laugh Boston (FREE)

Saturday 8/1 - 11:30pm-2:30am: Laugh Boston Comedy Club

Join Laugh Boston on Saturday night for Boston Comic Con's official after party. Keep the party going after the Cosplay Cruise, or come back for more action-packed late night fun! Costumes are encouraged, but not required. Entry is free with your Boston Comic Con badge, or $10 cover charge without a badge. Ticket info to come.

Annual BCC Costume Contest (FREE)

Sunday 8/2 - 2pm-5pm: Headhouse Concourse

Cosplayer Ivy Doomkitty will be serving as guest judge at our annual Boston Comic Con costume contest. Click here for our cosplay FAQ. For full details and rules, visit our costume contest page.