The greatest two-day comic book show in the Triangle returns!

NC Comicon: Oak City is Raleigh, North Carolina’s Premier Comicon and it’s coming to the Raleigh Convention Center March 18-19th, 2017! We’re better, badder, bigger, and we’ve got 100,000 square feet of fun waiting for the fans that we can’t wait to show off!

New exhibits. New panels. New workshops. New all-encompassing comic book pop culture overload experience! And of course we once again welcome the finest vendors in comic books, toys, and collectibles as well as a plethora of phenomenal comic book creators from the triangle area and around the world. All of this plus our massive fan-favorite Cosplay Contest!

Join us for the best one-on-one workshops and one-of-a-kind panels by industry professionals and local talent! We have everything that you’re looking for, from costume making and world building, to toy collecting and The Walking Dead! It’s all right here, and all panels and classes are free with admission! And just wait’ll you attend our amazing Saturday-night party, a night of cosplay, dancing, and music like you’ve never seen before!



Saturday, March 18th, 2017

Show Floor Open: 10am – 7pm

Guardians of the Gala Cosplay Ball: 8:00pm – 12:30am

Sunday, March 19th, 2017:

Show Floor Open: 11am – 6pm

Exhibitor Load-In / Load-Out

Load-In Dock Address: 270 W Lenoir St, Raleigh, NC

Directions to the Raleigh Convention Center and parking information can be found here:

Load-In/Load-Out Times:

Friday, March 17

Load-In: 1pm to 6:30pm (doors locked at 7pm)

Saturday, March 18

Load-In: 7am – 9:45am

Show Open: 10:00am

Sunday, March 19  

Show-Ends: 6:00pm

ALL Vendors must be broken down by 9:00pm!


NC Comicon is dedicated to providing a safe, harassment-free experience for everyone. We do not tolerate harassment of conference participants in any form. Harassment includes offensive verbal comments, deliberate intimidation, stalking, harassing photography or recording, sustained disruption of panels or other events, inappropriate physical contact, and unwelcome attention. Participants asked to stop any harassing behavior are expected to comply immediately.

The event organizers reserve the right to sanction or expel participants violating these rules. If you are being harassed, notice that someone else is being harassed, or have any other concerns, please contact a member of the conference staff immediately. NC Comicon staff will be happy to help contact venue security or law enforcement, provide escorts, or otherwise assist those experiencing harassment to feel safe for the duration of the convention.