Dover Comic Con – What to Do (2018)

Grand Opening Ceremony

  • Time 10:45am
  • The Green
  • We need your help to kick-off Dover Comic Con with a Bang! Pow! And a Crash! Join us on The Green at 10:45am for a special photo-op and message from Delaware’s First Lady Tracey Quillen Carney about the NEW Delaware Library Kids Card.

At the Dover Public Library

  • Wizarding Room
    • Time: 10:00am-4:00pm
    • Join the First State Potion Masters as they take you on a Harry Potter wizarding journey with costumed characters, props, crafts and more!
  • Otaku Overlook
    • Time: 10:00am-4:30pm
    • The Delaware Anime Society is back again to host the amazing Otaku Overlook.
      • Iron Cosplay Competition
      • DAS Fandom Scavenger Hunt
      • Anime screenings
  • Lobby
  • Face painting by Christy Shaffer (fee)
    • Time: 10:00am-4:00pm
  • Kids Space
  • Star Wars Room
    • Time: 11:00am-4:00pm
    • Meet the 501st Legion First State Garrison,   The 501st  Legion will also be collecting unopened Star Wars toys to give out to sick children during their hospital visits.

At the Biggs Museum of American Art

At First State Heritage Park

On The Green

Other Events & Attractions

  • Photo-Op Booth
    • General Photo-ops, take photos in front of the Dover Comic Con backdrop and pose with photo props provided.
      • Time: 11:00am-12:00pm
    • Matrix Photo-op
      • Time: 12:00pm-1:00pm
    • Princessess Photo-op
      • Time: 1:00pm-2:00pm
    • General Photo-ops, take photos in front of the Dover Comic Con backdrop and pose with photo props provided.
      • Time: 2:00pm-4:00pm
  • Mobile Adventure Escape Room (fee)
    • Time: 10:00am-5:00pm
    • Work together as a team to solve unique and challenging puzzles, clues, and Escape before time runs out! (fee)
  • Mobile Cloud Video Game Party (fee)
    • Time: 10:00am-5:00pm
    • Mobile Cloud Video Game Party has-7 Hi Def TVs, and Gaming for 28 at a time! (fee)
    • Mobile Cloud Video Game Party will conduct injustice 2 tournaments from 1 to 3pm.
      Sign up for the tournament will begin at 11am. It will cost $10 to compete.
      There are only 16 spaces to sign up and the winner receive half of the pot. Which is $80 plus a medal
  • The Pirate Empire
    • Time: 10:00am-5:00pm
    • Ye be warned…Here thar be Pirates! Sponsored by Xfinity.
  • Ghostbusters Slime Square

 

After the Con

  • Dinner and a Movie Night hosted by the Downtown Dover Partnership
    • Time: 6:00pm-10:00pm
    • Loockerman Way Plaza
    •  So bring the family out, purchase dinner from one of our great vendors and sit back and enjoy our FREE featured movie: Captain Underpants. Times and dates are subject to change.
  • Dover Comic Con After Party
    • Time: 6:00pm-1:30am 
    • Allure Night Club
    • Must be 21 or over.  ID Required
    • Cover charge: $10 advance
      $10 with a Dover Comic Con wristband
      $15 @ Door till 11pm.

*EVENTS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE.  NOT ALL PROGRAMS ARE LISTED, SEE OUR PROGRAM FOR MORE DETAILS.