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Phoenix Comicon Fan Fest

Overview

In 2014, Square Egg Entertainment, which had just hosted its thirteenth annual summer event, Phoenix Comicon, announced an expansion to a second event in the winter, which they called Fan Fest.

The first two events were held in December at the University of Phoenix Stadium under the banner of Phoenix Comicon Fan Fest. These were much more vendor-focused than Phoenix Comicon, with fewer media guests and almost no programming. They ran three days.

The third event changed considerably and was rebranded simply Phoenix Fan Fest to acknowledge that. Because of venue costs, it was moved to the Phoenix Convention Center to be consistent with other Square Egg events. Because of limited availability at that venue, it was also moved to mid-October and, because of poor Friday attendance, it became a two day event. Guests were bulked up a little, with prominent wrestlers included, and programming was expanded a great deal.

History

# Date Location Book Web Notes
1 2014
12 Dec
14 Dec
University of Phoenix Stadium
Glendale

33 MB
1
2 2015
4 Dec
6 Dec
University of Phoenix Stadium
Glendale

63 MB
3 2016
22 Oct
23 Oct
Phoenix Convention Center
Phoenix
4 2017
11 Nov
12 Nov
Phoenix Convention Center
Phoenix

Guests

Even with notably fewer guests than its sister event, Fan Fest still had too many guests to list in the table above. Here are the guests listed in each event's program book (following the alphabetising by first name that Fan Fest uses):

Notes

  1. Attendance at Phoenix Comicon Fan Fest 1 was 11,403.


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