Fri: 4:00PM - 9:00PM, Sat: 10:00AM - 7:00PM, Sun: 10:00AM - 5:00PM


Highlighting celebrities, shopping, panels, and workshops, fans will be able to find the newest and hottest in Anime, Manga, Comics, Sci-Fi, Gaming, and Horror. Come out and showcase your unique products or services and spend the weekend with the local fan community at FAN EXPO Boston!


FAN EXPO Boston is held at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center. Located just eight minutes from Logan International airport, the BCEC is a sleek, modern venue with over 2.1 million square feet of space offering breathtaking views of the Boston Seaport.

Boston Convention & Exhibition Center
415 Summer St,
Boston, MA 02210

2020 Schedule


For more information

Cosplay Alley


Floor Plan

Floorplan will be available no later than October 1st, 2019


FAN EXPO Boston has made arrangements with a variety of hotels located close to the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center. Please call each hotel directly to make your reservation, and make sure they know you are with FAN EXPO Boston to get the rates quoted below.  

(Connected to Convention Center)

LOCATION: 425 Summer Street
RATING: 4 Stars
RATE: From $256.00



(1 block from Convention Center)

LOCATION: 401-403 D Street
RATING: 3 Stars
RATE: From $236.00


(2 blocks from Convention Center)

LOCATION: 391-395 D Street
RATING: 3 Stars
RATE: From $246.00



Application forms can be found on the APPLY/FORMS tab on this page. Download the relevant application form (RETAILER or ARTIST ALLEY), complete it and send it in to the email address indicated along with a payment/deposit check. Your participation in the show is not guaranteed until show management have approved your application and you have received a contract from the Exhibitor team.

In the event your application was not approved by show management your payment/deposit will be destroyed.

No, all Exhibitor and Artist Alley payments are non-refundable and non-transferable.

Any requests for specific booth locations need to be clearly indicated on your application. We do our best to accommodate requests but cannot provide a guarantee.

No, if you require elements like power, internet, shipping or decorator services you will need to arrange these directly with the venue or show decorator at your expense. Please review the various helpful guides and request forms on the FORMS/APPLY tab.

You can collect your passes from the Exhibitor Services Desk. The location of this desk will be sent to you in an information packet prior to the show. You can collect additional passes if required (at an extra cost) from this desk.

Most, if not all the venues we use have parking facilities that Exhibitors can use. Details of these facilities will be sent to you in your information packet prior to the show along with details on cost (if any) and how/where you can collect parking passes. Please note that some venues have size/overnight restrictions. In the event your vehicle falls into a restricted category you will need to arrange your own parking.

All Exhibitors will be informed of the dates and times for set-up and set down in information packets sent out prior to the show. At some larger venues you will be assigned a specific date and time for when you can begin setting up your booth. If you require additional time/early access please contact our Exhibitor Team at We try to accommodate requests however we cannot provide guarantees.

Approximately 2 weeks prior to the start of the show.

Rebook forms for next year’s event will be available from the Exhibitor Services Desk. Special discounted rebook rates apply and you will need to put down a deposit at the time of rebook.

For all Exhibitor related enquires please contact our team at