FAQS

Ensuring the safety of all our fans and exhibitors is our top priority, and we are following the suggestions of CDC, US, and state public health guidelines as they develop around the COVID-19 virus. Please see full details here.

Rose City Comic Con is Portland’s premier pop culture event. It is produced locally with a focus on creating a fun and friendly event for everyone!

While our primary focus is that of comics, comic creators, and the creative process, Rose City Comic Con also provides its attendees with access to gaming, sci-fi, cosplay, anime, fantasy, and everything in between. Our goal is to provide you with a rewarding, fun, and family-friendly event experience.

Rose City Comic Con is produced by LeftField Media, a boutique event company made up of passionate fans and experienced convention organizers.

Rose City Comic Con takes place at the Oregon Convention Center (777 NE Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd Portland, OR 97232),  which is located in downtown Portland, Oregon.

Rose City Comic Con is Friday, September 10 – Sunday, September 12, 2021.

Show Floor Hours
Friday: 1 PM – 8 PM
Saturday: 10 AM – 7 PM
Sunday: 10 AM – 5 PM

All attendees three-years-old and up need a ticket to enter Rose City Comic Con.  We recommend all children under 18 attend with an adult, and all children under 13 must have an adult with them while attending Rose City Comic Con.

Tickets and Badges are non-refundable. For the safety of all in attendance at the show, if you are feeling ill with COVID-like symptoms in the days leading up to the event, please reach out to info@rosecitycomiccon.com so we can work with you to monitor the situation based on CDC and local guidelines in place at that time.

Yes, we do! Visit our official partner, Group Travel Associates, to find great rooms near the convention center!

If you are driving to Rose City Comic Con, you will find ample street and bus parking in the surrounding area. In addition, the Oregon Convention Center provides on-site parking in its clean and secure parking garage. On-site parking information can be found here.

Rose City Comic Con strives to create an inclusive and friendly environment for all of its attendees. We are happy to provide a variety of services to help you enjoy your experience! Read the full policy here.

Yes, there is. We have put in place a bag check to ensure no weapons are brought into the convention center. For 2021, this security check will also be where we ensure all attendees are wearing an appropriate mask. We will have directional signs along with staff on hand should you have any questions. Please note: We DO NOT hold any items that are not allowed at the show for pick up later.

Entry Points:

FastPasses, Premium Pass holders, Exhibitors, Guests, and Artist Alley will enter through their own, separate entrance. 

Anyone requiring accessibility access will also enter through a designated ADA Entrance. 

All other badge holders, Weekend, Friday, Saturday, Pros, and Media will use the Main, General Admission entrance.

If you park in the Convention Center garage, please look for directional signage on entrance points. Additional details on entrance locations will be sent out once we are closer to the show.

Yes. In keeping with our family-friendly atmosphere, and for health and safety reasons, RCCC enforces a dress code. Proper attire must be worn at all times, including shirts and appropriate footwear. Clothing with rude, vulgar, or offensive language or graphics is not permitted at any time. Admission to RCCC may be denied if clothing is deemed by RCCC management to be inappropriate. For 2021, this dress code also includes a mask to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Absolutely! Rose City Comic Con encourages costumes and cosplay.  Please make sure, though, your costume follows our costume and cosplay policy

Attendees who do not follow to these guidelines may be required to modify their costumes, refused entry, or asked to leave.

In 2021 there will be a designated social distancing area designed for resting and eating. We’ll be adhering to the guidelines provided by the convention center and health authorities that are appropriate per the situation at the time of the event. 

Photography is allowed, but not in high traffic areas. This includes near doors, escalators, and in busy hallways. Please move to a designated photography area to take photos. Inappropriate photography will be subject to our harassment policy. Please read our photography policy for complete details.

You will bring the QR code you received when you made your purchase. This would have been emailed to the email address you used at the time of purchase. You can bring this QR code/Barcode with you to be scanned at the time of redemption at the guests location.

Typically, yes, but not always. You would need to ask each guest individually.

In 2021 we have three items on sale that are eligible to be shipped to your door if purchased before the July 23 mailing deadline. (2021 Official T-shirt, Official Lanyard, and Official Face Mask). 

If you pre-purchase other merchandise items or place an order after July 23, you will be able to pick up your items on site at the Official Show Store by showing your Growtix purchase receipt. This may be printed or on your smartphone, whatever is easier for you!

Pets are not permitted at Rose City Comic Con, with the exception of guide, signal, or service animals (as defined by state and local laws).

You can find a complete list of RCCC rules here!

Yes and no. As with any event with a large attendance, you may have to wait in line at times. Rest assured we are always working to keep those lines moving quickly and efficiently as possible, especially with social distancing concerns. To be sure you don’t miss anything, we are opening the doors to the convention center 2 hours before the event starts.

  • 11 AM on Friday
  • 8 AM on Saturday
  • 8 AM on Sunday

There are also Express Entrance add-ons available for purchase in limited quantity for those wishing to bypass the General Admission line when entering the convention center.

No worries there–they love meeting their fans! If you just want to meet your favorite special guest or celebrity, give them a high-five, or just say a quick hello, jump in line and check that off your bucket list!

Yes, we do have a costume contest.

Rose City Comic Con is a safe place. Please view our harassment policy page for details.

Only simulated or costume weapons are allowed at the Rose City Comic Con as part of your costume. Please refer to our weapons policy for further guidelines. No real swords, bats, shields, or heavy staffs are allow.

Probably not for 2021. At this time, we are not having ongoing retailer ticket sales, however, be sure to subscribe to our newsletter and follow our social media for the most up-to-date information about pop-up ticket sales events.

The advance tickets for are sold and managed through our partner, Epic Photo Ops. For assistance with purchases, please contact photo support.

Badge and merchandise orders placed before July 21st, 2021 will be mailed to the shipping address specified in the order form. Orders placed after July 21st, 2021 must be picked up at the event in Ticketing / Badge exchange location of the Oregon Convention Center. For pick up, you will need a printed copy or of the order confirmation or a copy of the confirmation email on your smart phone.

All badges must be mailed in advance in 2021 and there will be no on site badge pick up. Badges purchased prior to the mailing deadline of July 23 will include a $5 shipping fee and will start mailing in August 2021. BADGES WILL NOT BE MAILED IMMEDIATELY AFTER YOUR ORDER. Badges purchased after the July 23 mailing deadline will have increased shipping fees for expedited delivery.

International badges will be shipped, but purchasers will be required to pay an additional fee for international shipping. Once your purchase is completed, we will email you will an additional shipping fee for international shipping. When purchasing, please select “International Tickets” from the black bar at the top of the page.

As a reminder, we don’t expect to have tickets available for purchase at the door, and we encourage everyone to purchase in advance.

All active military, reservists, and guard personnel will receive a $5 discount on available badges with proof of active military ID. Please complete this form to receive your military discount.

If you have a problem with your tickets, please contact info@rosecitycomiccon.com.

You can call ShowClix customer support 888-718-4253 – Mon-Fri from 9am-9pm ET. to upgrade your ticket to another day. However, supplies are limited so purchasing a weekend pass is a great way to make sure you don’t miss anything!

Tickets are 100% transferable through the date listed on the ticket. No transaction needs to occur–just pass the ticket confirmation on to the new party.

Badges that are lost, stolen or damaged cannot be replaced.  Please take care of your badge–it is your only valid entry into the event.

Check out our Rose City Comic Con Crew page for information.

No, we tried this model at Rose City Comic Con 2019 and found that the majority of our fans did not prefer it, so we’re back to basics!

We’re always looking for new, interesting, and fun programming! Fill out an application when they are available!

Yes! Whether you want to be part of Artist Alley or sell from your retail shop, we’d love to have you on the show floor. More information can be found here.

We know some of you like hugs, but please don’t carry around a sign saying so. Ask politely before hugging a stranger; you could really hurt someone by tackling (aka “glomping”) them. Respect each other and we’ll all have a better time!