Oz Comic-Con welcomes fans of all ages, interests and pop obsessions with a truly immersive experience across two fun-filled days.
Whether you’re a Muggle, a Marshmallow, an Earper, a Jedi or a Whovian, as long as you love popular culture and enjoy a fun day out, they have something for you!
Oz Comic-Con Melbourne, 2024 Dates, Guests, Ticket Prices, Times
Discover who’s attending the show! Please check out the image gallery below for a glimpse of The Oz Comic-Con Melbourne’s TV, Film, Comic Artist and Cosplay guests coming to Melbourne.
MEET & GREETS
A meet and greet is an opportunity to get to know your favourite celebrity in a small group setting (max 25 people) in a quiet, relaxed space off the show floor. You will have an opportunity to chat and ask questions, hang out with your guest for half an hour, and at the end, we’ll take a group photo so you’ll never forget your special experience! The group photo will be emailed to you after the event.
Welcome to the Oz Comic-Con CommUnity Space – a safe and inclusive haven for members and allies of the LGBTQIA+ community at the show. The goal is to create an environment where everyone can feel comfortable and accepted while celebrating what they love at Oz Comic-Con.
The CommUnity Space is designed to be a place where attendees can come together to socialise and celebrate their love for all things queer pop culture. They provide a welcoming atmosphere where you can engage in activities, discussions and meetups that centre around queer representation and diversity in pop culture.
The team comprises individuals who identify as members of the LGBTQIA+ community and allies. Oz Comic-Con looks forward to providing a safe, inclusive space for all.
The Cosplay Competition is the competition for mainstream competitors. This event is perfect for you to showcase your crafting, needlework, or armour-build talents. Entry is by application only, with limited spots available, so don’t wait!
The Oz Comic-Con Australian Championships of Cosplay is the largest cosplay contest in Australia! Taking place from West Coast to East Coast as the top cosplayers from six states battle it out, culminating in one Grand Champion round at Oz Comic-Con Sydney!
The State winners of the Championships of Cosplay will be flown to Oz Comic-Con Sydney in September to compete against each other in the Grand Final round for their chance to be named the Oz Comic-Con Australian Champion of Cosplay! Not to mention a $3k cash prize.
If you’re dressed for the occasion, head to The District area and meet like-minded fans in awesome cosplay! Take a group cosplay picture in front of our awesome photo wall to immortalise the occasion!
Check out the schedule of comic artist and illustrator guest interactive workshop panels in The District over the weekend! If you want to get an up close and personal tutorial from some of the best Australian illustrators in the business, this is your chance!
Start in The District and work around the show snapping photos in front of our many incredible photo wall backdrops! From cityscapes and winter mountains complete with dragon and Japanese cherry blossom gardens to post-apocalyptic wastelands, retro video games and fantasy unicorns; there’s a backdrop for every mood to snap the perfect memento of your incredible Oz Comic-Con weekend in front of while you’re at the show!
If you fancy yourself an artist, head to The District to participate in our official Drawing Competition. Entries are open all weekend until 3pm Sunday. You can draw in any medium you like, pencil, markers etc. You can enter as long as it’s drawn on an official competition entry sheet at the show! There will be drawing supplies available to use. There are several prizes to be won. There’s even a kid’s category for our littlest artists!
If colouring in and papercrafts is more your speed, head over to The District to chill out and take part in some colouring sheets or have a go at our available papercrafts.
At home with a controller? Like Smash Brothers? How about a game of Rocket League? Join us at the AEL Freeplay Gaming Zone and play your favourite games (for free) all weekend!
Australian Esports League (AEL) joins forces with the leading Australian pop culture convention, Oz Comic-Con!
They are bringing their free-play gaming zone and esports tournaments to each show!
The Australian Esports League are excited to host several pick-up competitions and free-play gaming opportunities at Oz Comic-Con!
They welcome all attendees to the booth and sign up to play games like Super Smash Bros Ultimate, Rocket League, Mario Kart, Warzone, Halo: Infinite, Age of Empires IV and more! They will have Nintendo Switches out thanks to partners AOC Monitors, RIG Gaming, and Gaming PCs, thanks to Acer ANZ. Come and have a game with the AEL!
Not one for console games? No problem! They have a library of tabletop games to satisfy your needs.
Ticket to Ride, Pandemic, Catan. Heard of those? Maybe you like Zombie Dice, Small World or Red Dragon Inn? This year, Oz Comic-Con is giving you access to all these games and more! They’ll use our tabletop resources to bring you a two-day gaming extravaganza.
Get along to the Tabletop Gaming Zone featuring a library of over 40 games you can play.
So You Think You Can Just Dance? This is your chance to find out!
Just Dance will be running all weekend at the Just Dance Stage. Come over and give it a go! Whether in a group or dancing solo, pick your song and bust your moves!
Sunday afternoon, join in the ultimate Just Dance Competition as groups of 4 battle it out until an ultimate Just Dance Champion in named!
The Oz Comic-Con Comics Lounge, supported by Kings Comics, is a great spot to take a break from the busy show floor, pull up a beanbag, and read through some of our extensive comics and manga library.
Pick something new to try, flick through an old favourite, and discuss your favourite titles with other fans. Whatever you do, be sure to stop by and browse through Kings Comics once you’re done!
Also happening in the Comics Lounge will be a range of industry panels and discussions with some of Australia’s top comic artists, writers and publishers. Meet your favourite artists, chat with other fans, discuss your favourite titles, check out new titles on offer and learn more about comics.
Ever wanted to learn what goes into creating your very own comic? Would you like to learn from an industry professional? LOOK NO FURTHER! They’ve got a range of workshops in every city to cater to your creative desires for both kids and adults.
Oz Comic-Con offers many ticketing options to suit all pop culture enthusiasts. Explore the range of general admission and specialty tickets and find the best ticket for your Oz Comic-Con experience.