Florida has more than 40 annual comic conventions each year and we’re here to bring you the latest news.
Florida Comic Cons is a news media website that covers comic conventions and cosplayers in Florida. The Con Calendar provides a month-by-month listing of upcoming conventions and the Con Map illustrates where comic cons are happening throughout the state.
Comic conventions are everywhere, all the time, in Florida
Orlando is within a two-hour drive to nearly 30 annual comic cons. Tampa Bay is the same distance to more than 20. South Florida hosts nearly 10. North Florida has tremendous comic conventions from Pensacola to Tallahassee to Jacksonville. If you’re in Florida, chances are you’re closer to a convention than you might think!
Comic conventions in Florida rank among the largest in the nation (MEGACON Orlando draws more than 100,000 people) to the largest in the southeastern U.S. (Tampa Bay Comic Convention attracts more than 50,000 people). There are more than just large cons though. For new con-goers or people that shy away from crowds, Florida has plenty of small conventions as well.
What is a comic con?
Comic con is a general expression to include anime, science fiction, fantasy, gaming, horror, collectables and pop culture-related conventions.
Florida Comic Cons attends lots of conventions
We attend as many conventions as possible to snap photos of local cosplayers and report on current comic con news. Here’s a sampling of Character-Bombs we’ve captured.
A “character-bomb” is when a character meets a cosplayer at a convention. Here’s are a few more of our favorites!
Is Florida “The Sunshine State” or the “Comic Convention State?”
So much attention is given to Florida beaches, entertainment, parks and nightlife that the best part of The Sunshine State gets no attention – comic cons. Sure, many of the best beaches in the nation are in Florida, but, in fairness, so are many of the best comic conventions. Plus, have you ever been badly sunburned at a comic con?
Florida Cosplay Digital Magazine searches for talented cosplayers
Florida Cosplay Digital Magazine (published by us!) is constantly searching for talented cosplayers. If you’re interested in being considered, please submit here.
In addition, here are some of our past magazines, which are always free. Learn more and read mags (covers below)
Need help finding comic cons in Florida?
We curate the Con Calendar, which is the most comprehensive calendar of comic convention in The Sunshine State. If you live in Florida, you’re likely closer to more comic cons than you realize. And our Con Map shows how close you are to annual events.