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Daily Dish: FanX Updates: Tickets are now on sale and 4 guests you won’t want to miss!

The Daily Dish -  Ro Malaga with the Fanx Salt Lake Comic Convention joined Nicea and Surae today to talk about FOUR guests that are coming this year (...) Neve Campbell – Campbell is best known as the “scream queen” for her work on drama and horror genre movies and TV shows, most notably Scream. She’s also appeared in several popular TV shows, including Party of Five, The Craft, Catwalk, and The Canterville Ghost. In addition to TV, she’s starred in some of the biggest and most popular movies of our time, including Wild Things, Drowning Mona, Panic, Last Call, When Will I Be Loved, ...
Press Applications are NOW OPEN!

Press Applications are NOW OPEN!

Press Passes for FanX® Fall Salt Lake Comic Convention™ are being made available for the following media outlets: (A) PRINT MEDIA: Print Media includes local newspapers, national newspapers, college newspapers, magazines, etc… (B) TELEVISION & RADIO: TV & Radio include AM, FM, Satellite, Local TV and National TV (C) INTERNET PRESS: Passes for Internet press will be issued on a very limited case by case basis.   The deadline to apply for press passes for FanX® 2022 is  Friday, September 2, 2022, at 11:59 PM (MST). *Please note that there will be NO on-site ...
The Cast of Scream is Coming to #FanX22

The Cast of Scream is Coming to #FanX22

Matthew Lillard, Neve Campbell, Skeet Ulrich, and Jamie Kennedy from the SCREAM horror film series will attend all three days of FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention on September 22nd - 24th!  Their individual photo Ops are currently available for pre-purchase online now. Photo Ops are available in a limited number, and photo op sessions are determined by when photo ops are purchased, so the sooner you pre-purchase your photo ops the sooner you'll get your photo op experience at the event! Autographs will be available to purchase at the event at the actor's table in Celebrity Row.
The First Round of #FanX22 Guests are Here!

The First Round of #FanX22 Guests are Here!

FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention is Coming to the Salt Palace Convention Center in Downtown Salt Lake City from September 22nd through the 24th, 2022, and the first round of guests have been announced! Photo Ops for William Shatner, Giancarlo Esposito, Tara Strong, and Rachel Skarsten will be available to pre-purchase on Friday, April 1st, 2022 Voice Actors Todd Haberkorn, Nolan North, Lindsay Seidel, Dante Basco, and Jess Harnell will also be at the event signing autographs!! Don't forget that Photo Ops are available an hour early for all VIP Ticket Holders! FIND OUT MORE ABOUT ...
FanX Passes as Holiday Gifts with our Printable Gift Certificate!

FanX Passes as Holiday Gifts with our Printable Gift Certificate!

Want to get the best gift ever for you and your loved ones? Want to knock it out of the park this gift-giving season but not break the bank? Purchase passes NOW during our loyalty launch promotion and you won’t just get the best gift-giver ever, you’ll also take advantage of our biggest discount we will offer all year! The holidays are here and that means it's the time of year where everyone is looking for the best presents for friends and family! However, what do you get someone that is a fan of marvel movies, tv shows, gaming, pop culture, anime, fandoms, and all things ...
6th Annual Officer Doug Barney Celebrity Toy Drive

6th Annual Officer Doug Barney Celebrity Toy Drive

It is that time of year again for everyone’s favorite holiday, charity event! The 6th Annual Officer Doug Barney Celebrity Toy Drive is happening on Saturday, December 18 from 12-5 PM MST at the Utah Arts Alliance Sandy Campus at South Towne located at 10450 S. State Street Sandy, UT 84070. All donations should be in NEW condition and not bagged or wrapped. and as a special thank you, you will receive an autograph from one of our special Celebrity Guests- Jess Harnell, Jim Cummings, Rob Paulsen, and Maurice LaMarche! For each toy you bring, you will receive a signature and a chance ...
Exhibitor Applications NOW LIVE!

Exhibitor Applications NOW LIVE!

Calling all merchants, exhibitors, and vendors! Come be a part of an amazing event with incredible attendance. That’s right, our show is officially taking applications for you to join us as we put on a huge comic and pop culture event! With our event offering more perks and different options for attendees to experience our show, we expect attendance for our next event to soar. You’ll want to apply ASAP to book your spot before we sell out. Simply click on the link provided and you’ll be contacted by our team directly and promptly. Many different options are available for purchase ...
Loyalty Launch is NOW LIVE!

Loyalty Launch is NOW LIVE!

CALLING ALL SUPER FANS! Our Loyalty Launch is NOW LIVE! We wanted to say thank you for all of your support over the years by offering a discount for the first time EVER! This is why we’ve rolled out a whole NEW way to experience the show with our VIP and GOLD ticket options. Enjoy these and ALL ticket types for 25% off their normal price when you purchase during our loyalty launch! Treat yo’ self or crush it this holiday season but gifting passes to your friends and family.  Buy now and you’ll be able to attend for the best price of the season. Limited time offer. Prices go up ...
Call for 2022 Panel Submissions

Call for 2022 Panel Submissions

HERE’S YOUR CHANCE... Don’t just watch the show, be a part of it! We are now officially accepting panel submissions for our next event. Whether it's a discussion, trivia, performance, sing-along, lecture, game show, debate, workshop, or otherwise, we want to feature YOU at our show! All inquiries are welcomed even those that include copyright music to be played during the panel. We are looking for the most creative programming ever and this is your chance to be a part of it. Give us your best ideas, especially those from any and all fandoms! Be sure to keep an eye on our ...
Be the First to Know when you get our Newsletter

Be the First to Know when you get our Newsletter

Ever miss out on a super fun event or concert? Ever been the last to know when your fave celeb comes to town or when things are happening in your city? We’ve got just the solution to not only keep you in the loop but also let you have exclusive information before the general public in regards to our show! Be one of the first to know which celebrity guests are coming to the event. Know which amazing panels and attractions we are bringing to the show and even what special events we plan to announce just by signing up for our newsletter. Following us on our social media platforms is a ...
What is ZipQ?

What is ZipQ?

Eliminating lines • Cutting wait times • Zip past the queue! We are so excited to bring you ZipQ, a reservation system for panels at our 2022 events. ZipQ allows attendees (VIP, Gold, and Multipass holders) to make a reservation for a panel in order to spend less time in line. VIP Passholders Those lucky VIP pass-holders who experienced ZipQ at our past events know how fast and convenient the system is. All VIP pass-holders will continue to have unlimited access to ZipQ reservations for 2022 events. Multipass and Gold Pass holders All that convenience will also be available to ...
Bonus Limited Edition T-shirt with VIP and Gold Tickets!

Bonus Limited Edition T-shirt with VIP and Gold Tickets!

We love our comic and pop culture community. Every year, we try our best to bring as many fan-favorite attractions to the show. As a special thank you to those who purchase early and are looking for that extra experience, we offer an exclusive event shirt for our VIP and GOLD pass attendees. Loyalty Launch officially starts Friday, November 19th at Noon! Purchase during this time period to make sure you stand out with all of the perks that come along with VIP and GOLD passes, including the commemorative event shirt. This special, limited-edition apparel is only available to these ticket ...
About the VIP Jr Pass

About the VIP Jr Pass

We love welcoming families to our event year after year; the cosplays they bring and the pictures they share are always great to see. That is why we are making sure that your children can experience the event as a VIP along with you! Starting November 19th, anyone who purchases an adult VIP pass can also purchase a VIP Jr. pass so that no one gets left behind on all the fun. This VIP Jr. pass covers children from ages 11-15 years of age and is set at a perfect rate that differs from the adult pass. The VIP Jr. pass allows your favorite sidekicks to join the adult pass holder in all ...
Loyalty Launch Starts Nov 19th

Loyalty Launch Starts Nov 19th

CALLING ALL SUPER FANS! Our Loyalty Launch begins FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2021 at 12 PM MST! That’s right. The once-a-year promo that everyone has been talking about is almost upon us! LOYALTY LAUNCH is our thank you for your early support and offers 25% off ALL TICKET TYPES! This is for a limited time so make sure to grab your tickets before they sell out. This is the LOWEST price for all ticket types and makes for great gifts during the holiday season! You might be asking yourself,  WHY SHOULD I BUY TICKETS DURING THE LOYALTY LAUNCH? Well, the answer is simple: We are ...
All The Perks of the Gold Pass

All The Perks of the Gold Pass

Love shopping for collectibles and showing your geek pride? Our Gold Pass has all the benefits of a Multipass, but with more cool perks, an exclusive T-Shirt with early purchase, and the ability to have first access to collectible merchandise with early entry to the Vendor Hall. Our show wants to hook you up with some amazing perks. To start off, Gold pass holders receive an exclusive event shirt. This apparel is a limited edition for early purchasers while supplies last. We change the design every year, and the exclusive shirt is an amazing addition for anyone wanting to stand out. ...
How VIP Tickets help you get the Ultimate FanXperience

How VIP Tickets help you get the Ultimate FanXperience

Want to take your FanXperience to a whole new level? Beat the lines, get early access to the event, and have awesome exclusives? Well, we have just the right ticket option for you. If you consider yourself an ultimate fan of comics and pop culture then a VIP Pass is the best way for you to experience the show. This pass maximizes your time having fun with express lines for panels, photo ops, celebrity signing booths, and panels. VIPs also get the most perks, like collectible merchandise and early entry to the Vendor Hall. Couple that with Photo Op Vouchers and exclusive merch, and ...
Real Salt Lake FanX Costume Contest

Real Salt Lake FanX Costume Contest

What: This is the “Costume Contest” that will take place during the Trunk or Treat Event at the Rio Tinto Stadium property. The “Trunk or Treat” event is Fun and FREE for the whole family and open to the public. Besides the contest, it will feature special appearances by FanX Salt Lake, Superheroes, Princesses, and of course Leo, Theo, and Cleo! When: October 30th Trunk or Treat start time (FREE to public): 11:30 A.M. Costume Contest Check-In (for those chosen to participate): 11:30 A.M. - 12:15 P.M. Costume Contest starts at: 12:30 P.M. Where: At the U of U Health ...
Real Salt Lake Trunk or Treat with FanX

Real Salt Lake Trunk or Treat with FanX

Join in on the fun at this family-friendly event on Saturday, October 30th beginning at 11:30 AM, on the U of U Health Plaza along the east side of Rio Tinto Stadium. There will be candy and treats, and a costume contest hosted by our friends from FanX! You are not required to have tickets to the match to participate in the fun, so make sure to mark your calendars. Presented by Utah Children’s Dental Network, the Trunk-or-Treat will include 12 RSL partner activations where they will be handing out candy and other goodies from their display booths, an inflatable bounce house and obstacle ...
KidCon Spotlight: Figmentation Foundation

KidCon Spotlight: Figmentation Foundation

Figmentation Foundation, a nonprofit organization that helps kids burdened with the gravity of a life-altering illness or injury to reawaken their imagination, will attend FanX KidCon, Salt Lake City. Their purpose is to raise awareness of their cause while using their superpowers to transform the figments of a child's imagination. Stop by their booth to get your child's photo taken as they face a scary dragon alone or with one of their special cosplay guests, The Lich King or Hiccup and Astrid. While you're at their booth, enter for a chance to win one of three fabulous prize ...
Trailer for the Final Book of Brandon Mull’s DragonWatch Series: Return of the Dragon Slayers

Trailer for the Final Book of Brandon Mull’s DragonWatch Series: Return of the Dragon Slayers

FanX Guest Author Brandon Mull is excited to announce the release of the trailers for the final book from his Dragon Watch Series: Return of the Dragon Slayers. A Fablehaven Adventure  "The magical world teeters on the brink of collapse. The Dragon King, Celebrant, has united the dragons into a vengeful army, and only a final artifact stands in the way of them unleashing their fury against humankind. With established allegiances shifting under the strain, Seth and Kendra find themselves in desperate need of new allies. Seth must face his most dangerous quest—the fulfillment of his pledge ...

Cosplayers have fun and win big at the FanX Cosplay Games!

FanX is almost here! Guests are already getting excited and for those brave enough to throw on a costume and go on a scavenger hunt, they are even winning multi-day passes! On the last Saturday of August, Fan Effect host KellieAnn Halvorsen was joined FanX’s Ro Malaga and numerous cosplayers for the first big event of the FanX season, the Cosplay Games. From a cosplay Hall-of-Famer to a family all dressed as Loki variants, everyone had something fun to say about the joy of cosplay, the comradery of Utah’s fan culture, and what they are looking forward to in the upcoming ...

FanX founder Dan Farr dishes out details of the 2021 mega event

FanX is back, and bigger and better than ever! When the worldwide coronavirus pandemic canceled FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention in 2020, organizers promised to be back ready for an even greater Xperience in 2021. Now the comic and pop culture event is poised to deliver in less than a month, when fans of all shapes and sizes converge on the Salt Palace Convention Center in downtown Salt Lake City September 16-18, 2021. And they have added extra Xperiences like a FanX Quest, a workshop room, a tabletop gaming charity event, and even a massive cosplay contest with a massive award. Today on ...

Stan Lee + William Shatner + Dick Van Dyke + Dan Farr = FANX on Jessop’s Journal

(DOUG JESSOP’S JESSOP’S JOURNAL – ABC4 NEWS – SALT LAKE CITY, UT) The most attended convention in the state of Utah and the largest comic convention in North America per capita is called FAN X. It started with a chance meeting with the owner of a 3D software company, Dan Farr, at the National Association of Broadcasters convention. “I was there with a friend of mine. We’re looking around and we say, “That’s Dick Van Dyke”. That was pretty cool. What’s he doing here? Let’s go over and say hi to him. So we meet him. Found out that he actually has a hobby. He’s really into the technology ...
New ADA Entrance at #FanX21!

New ADA Entrance at #FanX21!

Please note that due to ongoing construction at the Salt Palace Convention Center, there will be a new ADA entrance for FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention this year. Ramp access is available on West Temple at the East entrance of the Salt Palace at the Salt Shaker. For more info about ADA accommodations at FanX visit our ADA Page. 
Visit McDonalds for a Mystery FanX Discount!

Visit McDonalds for a Mystery FanX Discount!

Rouge Toys is providing Salt Lake Area McDonald's with a special Mystery Discount for tickets to #FanX21! To grab the mystery discount for yourself, visit any of these participating McDonalds locations:   Full List of Participating Locations: 5413 S 1900 W  - Roy, UT 210 W 500 S - SLC, UT 1075 E Gentile St - Layton, UT 1155 N Hillfield Rd - Layton, UT 3890 S 1100 E - SLC, UT 1533 S. State Street - SLC, UT 406 E. State St. - American Fork, UT 6450 Landmark Dr - Park City, UT 1611 N. South State St - Orem, UT 1140 W 800 N - Orem, UT 2080 N Main St - Layton, ...
FanX Panels: A Gateway to Lifelong Memories!

FanX Panels: A Gateway to Lifelong Memories!

By Aaron Yeager, Edited by Drew Angelovic What do you get when you mix fandom, friends, and a whole lot of fun? FanX panels fill the halls of the Salt Palace Convention Center with riotous cheering and are a one-of-a-kind experience that allows you to celebrate the things you love surrounded by passionate people just like yourself! Come interact with industry experts, local celebrities, and super-fans alike! What Is a Panel? At its heart, a panel is a celebration of a particular topic. This could be a specific show, a favorite genre, a fascinating trope, or something completely ...

The Geekbound Fashion Challenge

By Guest Blogger  Courtney ‘Velma’ Rippstein What is Geekbounding? Geekbounding is a fashion-forward way for fans to show their love for their fandoms without wearing full-on costumes like cosplayers - it's the sweet middle-ground between regular clothing and full cosplay! The Geekbound Fashion Challenge is to make modern and stylish clothing that is nerd-themed and easily recognized from a fandom on sight, without entering the realm of cosplay/costuming. How to Participate in the Geekbound Fashion Challenge We are thrilled to have two categories this year: Geekbound Daily and ...
Don’t Miss The Tabletop Gaming Charity Event at FanX!

Don’t Miss The Tabletop Gaming Charity Event at FanX!

There’s more to FanX than celebrity panels, cosplay competitions, and buying your third Captain America hoodie (we know, we were shocked too). This September, take a stroll up to the third floor of the Salt Palace Convention Center to play free tabletop games, make new friends, and make a difference! Friendships Forged in RPGs Ever since we sat down to play our first game of Dungeons and Dragons, we were hooked. It’s been many years (and many campaigns) since that day, but whenever we see friends from our old D&D group, we inevitably end up reminiscing over our RPG adventures as if ...
Welcome Tress Macneille to FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention

Welcome Tress Macneille to FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention

Welcome, FanX® Salt Lake Comic Convention™  2021 guest… Tress MacNeille!! Tress MacNeille is an American voice actress best known for providing the voice of Daisy Duck, Dot Warner and various other characters on other animated television series such as The Simpsons, Futurama, Tiny Toon Adventures, Animaniacs, Disney’s House of Mouse, Chip ‘n Dale Rescue Rangers, Rugrats, and Dave the Barbarian…. Find out more about Tress!
Welcome Jess Harnell to FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention

Welcome Jess Harnell to FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention

Welcome, FanX® Salt Lake Comic Convention™  2021 guest…Jess Harnell! Jess Harnell is an American voice actor and singer best known as the voice of  Wakko Warner in Animaniacs and Crash Bandicoot in the video game franchise of the same name. Harnell has also been the announcer for America's Funniest Home Videos since 1998. He is also the lead vocalist in the pop/metal mashup rock band, Rock Sugar. Find out more about Jess!
Welcome Martin Kove to FanX21!

Welcome Martin Kove to FanX21!

Martin Kove is an American actor and martial artist best known for The Karate Kid, in which he played John Kreese, the headteacher of the Cobra Kai karate school. He reprised the role in two sequels, The Karate Kid Part II and The Karate Kid Part III as well as the 2018 television sequel series Cobra Kai. He was first seen as 'Nero the Hero' in Death Race 2000, and afterward as Clem in White Line Fever. Find out more about Martin HERE. 
Welcome William Zabka to FanX21!!

Welcome William Zabka to FanX21!!

William Zabka, also known as Billy Zabka, is an American actor and Filmmaker. He is best known for his role as Johnny Lawrence in The Karate Kid and the TV series Cobra Kai. In 2004, he was nominated for an Academy Award for co-writing and producing the short film Most, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival. Find out more about William HERE.
FanX 12 Days of Giving w/ local Businesses

FanX 12 Days of Giving w/ local Businesses

WHO WANTS FREE STUFF?!?! Join us for 12 Days of Giveaways as we partner up with Rogue Toys and other amazing local businesses that want to help spread holiday cheer by giving you a chance to win some amazing prizes either from the comfort of your own home or by helping support the shop local movement and supporting these places in person. Each day you will check the Instagram and Facebook stories of the businesses listed below to find who has the only “truth of the day.” Once you find the truth of the day on social media, you can then follow the link provided and complete the form to be ...
FanX 2020 Announcement

FanX 2020 Announcement

Dear FanX Community, Since the beginning of the global pandemic, the FanX staff has held onto the hope that we would still be able to host FanX 2020 this September. Our top priority has always been and will continue to be the safety and well being of our FanX family - which, unfortunately, at this point in time, means postponing FanX 2020. After discussions with community leaders, health officials, and the surge of COVID-19 cases in Utah the past few weeks, we feel it’s in the best interest of our community to postpone. During such a difficult and unprecedented time for everyone, we ...
Live Stream with Ashley Eckstein

Live Stream with Ashley Eckstein

In case you missed it, we had a special surprise live stream with Ashley Eckstein earlier today on Facebook when we announced that she will be at #FanX20! If you missed the live stream, don't worry you can still watch and comment on it on our Facebook page. For everyone not on Facebook, we've got it for you right here:
Get 30% off at the FanX Merch Store

Get 30% off at the FanX Merch Store

The FanX Merch Store, powered by the Salt Lake local company Huge Brands, is now open and we're offering 30% off* for the month of April. Just use the promo code: FANX20 at checkout. To give back to the community, all proceeds from our 'Not all Heroes Wear Capes' Tee shirt will go to local charities.   *Discount is not applied to our 'Not all Heroes' tee. 
Michael Rookers #FanX19 Panel

Michael Rookers #FanX19 Panel

Michael Rooker, best known for the Guardians of the Galaxy films, The Walking Dead, Mallrats, Cliffhanger, and many more acting roles, attends FanX Fall 2018. Watch him joke with the audience, stroll through the crowd, eat some Oreos, and tell behind the scenes stories about his projects! Follow us on You Tube for the latest video updates

Promotion Tips for Vendors & Artists at #FanX20

We've put together a bunch of promotion tips for the Vendors and Artists at #FanX20 to help you get the word out that you will be at our show! Submit a Vendor Exclusive: A fantastic way to get your #FanX20 appearance noticed is by offering an Exclusive! It is common at conventions for Guests, Vendors, and Artists to offer an exclusive item or offer that is only valid for that particular show. Offer a limited-edition print, debut your book, offer a discount, or even a freebie with purchase to drive attendees to your booth. Offering an Exclusive is a great way to gain exposure for ...
A MESSAGE FROM FANX REGARDING RECENT 2020 EVENTS

A MESSAGE FROM FANX REGARDING RECENT 2020 EVENTS

FanX Family, Our thoughts and prayers go out to everyone as we all have been impacted by recent world and local events. In this unprecedented time, it is hard to know what to expect and what we can do (or not do) to make a difference. We wanted to share a few thoughts with you and reassure you that we are still moving forward at full speed with plans for the Sept 17-19th FanX event. We at FanX commit to doing our part to help our community in various ways. Since last week, the FanX staff has been actively contributing from home to help with social distancing. During this time, Even ...
Nerds and Beyond: FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention: Spider-Man Creates a Buzz in the Beehive State

Nerds and Beyond: FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention: Spider-Man Creates a Buzz in the Beehive State

(Nerds and Beyond) Nerds and Beyond traveled to FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention this year — Utah’s largest comic convention — for a weekend of cosplay, fan art, and more. Notable guests among the massive star-studded lineup for this year included Spider-Man himself Tom Holland, Hayden Christensen of Star Wars, John Rhys-Davies from the Lord of the Rings trilogy, and the star of many cult classics, Christina Ricci. I have been attending FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention off and on since its start in 2013 with other members of my family. The event became somewhat of a family getaway ...
KSL: Photos: Cosplayers dress up as pop culture characters at FanX 2019

KSL: Photos: Cosplayers dress up as pop culture characters at FanX 2019

SALT LAKE CITY — The FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention was back for its fall event last weekend, and cosplay was bigger than ever. Cosplay, short for "costume play," was once considered an activity for geeks. Cosplayers would come to conventions in handmade costumes, celebrating their favorite comics and video games. Others would look at them, amused at the out-of-season Halloween parade. Now, cosplay is enjoyed by everyone. There are still hardcore cosplayers who dazzle everyone with larger-than-life costumes that include intricate details they spend months putting together. For ...
ABC4: FanX fan follows up on the fun weekend

ABC4: FanX fan follows up on the fun weekend

(Nerds and Beyond) Cosplay, celebrities, vendors and more! The FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention wrapped up with thousands of visitors over the weekend. We pulled in our resident fan about her experience at FanX. GTU Director, Joetta Porchia shared some fun memories, products, and great celeb pics! Be sure to watch the segment for the full fun(...) WATCH THE VIDEO & READ FULL ARTICLE HERE   
KUTV: ‘It’s hilarious’: Parody art steals the spotlight at FanX

KUTV: ‘It’s hilarious’: Parody art steals the spotlight at FanX

(KUTV) — Imagine it: Boba Fett reading "Harry Potter"; the Hulk sitting on the toilet, or Darth Vader baking in the kitchen dressed in a Hufflepuff apron. An anonymous artist stole the show at FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention with this kind of parody art. "It's hilarious and people love it, " Nick Meagher, an employee of I Am Parody Art told 2News. "It's very fun to sell because people get such a kick out of it every time they come by. People just throw their heads back laughing." A customer gave the idea to create and sell these oil-based paintings to the artist known as "Bucket" ...
KUTV: Artist channels the Hulk to combat depression, brings joy to comic convention fans

KUTV: Artist channels the Hulk to combat depression, brings joy to comic convention fans

SALT LAKE CITY (KUTV) -- Josh Isom found himself struggling with depression, disappointment and debt. To claw his way back from rock bottom, Isom decided to embark on a creative journey that saw him build a massive statue of the popular Marvel Comics character the Hulk. This weekend at FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention, he stood back and watched as hundreds of attendees, celebrities and volunteers stopped to have their photo taken with his massive creation. His joy was palpable; he had made something that gave a little happiness to all that saw it(...) READ FULL ARTICLE HERE   
Salt Lake Magazine: Cosplay at FanX Fall 2019

Salt Lake Magazine: Cosplay at FanX Fall 2019

(Salt Lake Magazine) At every FanX (Salt Lake City’s biggest geek event), you’ll find thousands of fans who cosplay (short for costume play) as their favorite characters from anime, comic books, movies and more. Whether their costumes are store-bought or handcrafted, those who cosplay at FanX have one major thing in common: passion for the story. Cosplay at the fall 2019 FanX, held Sept. 5–7, didn’t disappoint(...) READ FULL ARTICLE HERE   

#FanX 2019 Hashtag Contest – Saturday

Attending our event this weekend? Help us spread the fun by using our official hashtag #FanX on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram (and make sure your posts are public) for a chance to win FanX 2020 passes to our next event in Fall 2020! WINNERS! See today’s winners below… You won a pass to our Fall 2020 event! First, claim your prize, then our customer service team will send you a voucher via email. We appreciate your patience as we send over your prize.   Winner #1: @victoriakochanek ! You won a Multipass to our next event! https://www.instagram.com/p/B2IT0FAhM05/ Winner #3: ...

#FanX 2019 Hashtag Contest – Friday

Attending our event this weekend? Help us spread the fun by using our official hashtag #FanX on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram (and make sure your posts are public) for a chance to win FanX 2020 passes to our next event in Fall 2020! WINNERS! See today’s winners below… You won a pass to our Fall 2020 event! First, claim your prize, then our customer service team will send you a voucher via email. We appreciate your patience as we send over your prize. Winner #1: @shadwprincss ! You won a Multipass to our next event! https://www.instagram.com/p/B2FoEiwhs41/ Winner #3: @capkatelyn ! You ...
SL TRIB: At FanX, ‘Bionic’ stars Lindsay Wagner and Lee Majors recall their TV glory, and lots of running

SL TRIB: At FanX, ‘Bionic’ stars Lindsay Wagner and Lee Majors recall their TV glory, and lots of running

(Salt Lake Tribune) Lindsay Wagner knows the power of fans. “It’s because of you all that ‘The Bionic Woman’ came about. It was literally by public demand,” the star of the ‘70s action series told a crowd Friday at FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention. Wagner — along with Lee Majors, the star of “The Six Million Dollar Man” — appeared on the stage of the Salt Palace’s Grand Ballroom to take questions about their days playing the fastest and strongest people on television(...) READ FULL ARTICLE HERE   
ABC4: FanX and other fun things to do this weekend!

ABC4: FanX and other fun things to do this weekend!

Our own Deena Marie stopped by FanX to chat with Dan Farr, producer and founder of FanX, and some of the characters from the popular television show Ruby. The cast of Ruby is just a small portion of the superstar lineup they have this year at FanX that also includes Tom Holland, Katee Sackhoff, and many more!(...) READ FULL ARTICLE HERE   
KUTV: Jokes, lost luggage, Utah swear words: ‘Supernatural’ star makes FanX visit unforgettable

KUTV: Jokes, lost luggage, Utah swear words: ‘Supernatural’ star makes FanX visit unforgettable

(KUTV) — Sebastian Roché's appearance at the FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention was nothing short of an epic mixture of stand-up comedy and traveling through cinema history. Roché has an impressive acting resume, having performed in several productions dating back to the 1980s. He is best known for portraying Kurt Mendel on "Odyssey 5" (2002), Thomas Jerome Newton on "Fringe" (2008), Michel Marivaux on "The Young Pope" (2016), Balthazar on "Supernatural" (2005), and Mikael on both "The Vampire Diaries" (2009) and "The Originals" (2013). "I've been on every TV show since the Cretaceous ...
KUTV: Photos: Day 2 of FanX 2019

KUTV: Photos: Day 2 of FanX 2019

SALT LAKE CITY (KUTV) — The halls at FanX in the Salt Palace Convention Center were all abuzz Friday: Tom Holland was in the house. People nearly hyperventilating with excitement, and with photos, were circulating. Holland wasn't the only celebrity fans were delighted to welcome to Utah, but he was probably the most high profile. Meanwhile cosplayers circulated, panels were packed and the dealer's floor was a doing its business. Enjoy our gallery of photos and contribute your own(...) VIEW GALLERY & READ FULL ARTICLE HERE   

#FanX 2019 Hashtag Contest – Thursday

Attending our event this weekend? Help us spread the fun by using our official hashtag #FanX on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram (and make sure your posts are public) for a chance to win FanX 2020 passes to our next event in Fall 2020! WINNERS! See today’s winners below… You won a pass to our Fall 2020 event! First, claim your prize, then our customer service team will send you a voucher via email. We appreciate your patience as we send over your prize. Winner #1: @ttbear4000 ! You won a Multipass to our next event! https://www.instagram.com/p/B2DCardgkME/ Winner #3: @Starz17x ! You won ...
Daily Herald: FanX 2019 Notebook: Meditations upon a red carpet

Daily Herald: FanX 2019 Notebook: Meditations upon a red carpet

The fall FanX 2019 is underway at the Salt Palace Convention Center. The first big ballroom appearance was at 2 p.m. featuring John Rhys-Davies of "Indiana Jones" and "Lord of the Rings" fame. Before he appears in the Grand Ballroom, Rhys-Davies joined others in walking the red carpet in the foyer in front of the ballroom. The red carpet was new(...) WATCH THE VIDEO & READ FULL ARTICLE HERE   
KUTV: Photos: Day 1 of FanX 2019

KUTV: Photos: Day 1 of FanX 2019

SALT LAKE CITY (KUTV) — One of Utah's biggest events raised its curtain Thursday, for a three-day celebration of popular culture. The annual convention returns to Salt Lake City with a list of stars, including John Rhys-Davies who opened the main stage in the Grand Ballroom with a sizzle reel and stories of his work on "Lord of the Rings" and "Raiders of the Lost Ark." KUTV will be at the event with staffers helping or participating in panels and presentations and taking video and photos. Readers are encouraged to submit photos by clicking on the gallery below. Earlier Thursday, ...
SL TRIB: FanX rolls out Salt Lake City red carpet for celebrities who enjoy an ‘extra kind of fun’ hanging out with fans

SL TRIB: FanX rolls out Salt Lake City red carpet for celebrities who enjoy an ‘extra kind of fun’ hanging out with fans

(Salt Lake Tribune)Fans may not know Charles Martinet’s face, but they know his voice. “Oh, it’s a-me, Mario!” Martinet said to a crowd gathered for the red carpet kickoff to FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention’s fall 2019 edition, which began Thursday at the Salt Palace Convention Center. Martinet punctuated his words with a little leap and a triumphant fist in the air, copying the signature move of the Nintendo video game icon whose voice the actor has supplied for 28 years(...) READ FULL ARTICLE HERE   
Salt Lake Magazine – FanX Brings Families Together to Geek Out

Salt Lake Magazine – FanX Brings Families Together to Geek Out

(Salt Lake Magazine) FanX, Salt Lake City’s largest sci-fi/fantasy fan fest, brings celebrities, artists, authors, and others to the Salt Palace to meet fans twice each year. The event doesn’t just connect nerds with their heroes though. Amid the packed halls of costumed attendees, the convention also gives families a chance to geek out together. Aside from the very first FanX event in 2013, John Patten and his daughter Brynn haven’t missed an opportunity to do just that. “My daughter Brynn, a 20-year-old, single college student, considers the Salt Lake FanX the high points of her ...

Nerds and Beyond – John Rhys-Davies and Susan Egan Added to Guest List for FanX Salt Lake

(Nerds and Beyond) Actor John Rhys-Davies has been added to the guestlist for FanX Salt Lake Comic Con. He is scheduled to appear all three days during the convention. Rhys-Davies is best known for his roles in The Lord of The Rings Trilogy, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, and The Shannara Chronicles (...)Also announced was Susan Egan, known for originating the role of Belle in the Broadway musical adaptation of Beauty and the Beast. She has also provided the voice of Megara in Hercules and Rose Quartz/Pink Diamond on Steven Universe. Susan will also be ...

Nerds and Beyond – Tom Holland VIP Photo Ops and Autographs for FanX Salt Lake Now Available

(Nerds and Beyond) The FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention has made VIP photo ops and autographs for Tom Holland available for purchase. Holland is best known for his role as Peter Parker/Spider-Man in the Marvel franchise. He will be at the convention Friday, Sept 6 and Saturday, Sept 7. His photo ops are $225 each and autographs are $225 each. You can purchase tickets on the convention website(...) READ FULL ARTICLE HERE   
Daily Herald – Marvel’s Spider-Man set to bring web-slinging fun to FanX in Salt Lake this September

Daily Herald – Marvel’s Spider-Man set to bring web-slinging fun to FanX in Salt Lake this September

Fans will be able to delve into the Spider-Verse with their friendly neighborhood Spider-Man this fall in Salt Lake City when actor Tom Holland, who plays the titular hero, makes his way to FanX: Salt Lake Comic Convention on Sept. 5-7. Holland was announced as a guest for the convention Tuesday morning, joining an already star-studded lineup including NSYNC favorites Chris Kirkpatrick and Joey Fatone, comedy classic Kel Mitchell and “Harry Potter” stars Jason Isaacs and Matthew Lewis. “I think people will love him,” said FanX co-founder Dan Farr in an interview with the Daily Herald ...
KSL – ‘Spider-Man’ star Tom Holland to appear at FanX Salt Lake fall event

KSL – ‘Spider-Man’ star Tom Holland to appear at FanX Salt Lake fall event

SALT LAKE CITY — FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention organizers are hoping to lure you into their web this fall with a major star. Tom Holland, who plays Spider-Man in Marvel’s current iteration of the franchise, will appear at FanX’s fall event, Sept. 6-7, at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City, the organization announced Tuesday. The British actor most recently appeared in “Spider-Man: Far From Home,” which debuted in July and has become the most successful “Spider-Man” film so far at the worldwide box office, according to Box Office Mojo. FanX co-founder and producer ...
ABC4 – Tom Holland coming to SLC for 2019 FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention

ABC4 – Tom Holland coming to SLC for 2019 FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (ABC4 News) – Tom Holland, who is best known for his role as ‘Spider-Man’ in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, is coming to the Fall 2019 Salt Lake Comic Convention. Chris Provost, an MC for the FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention, stopped by Midday on Tuesday to make the big announcement! ABC4 viewers can use the promotion code “HollandABC” or “HollandABC4” to get an extra 10% off purchases, but keep this in mind, the promotion code is only good for Tuesday. FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention Fall 2019 is September 5-7, 2019 at the Salt Palace Convention Center in downtown ...
Deseret News – ‘Spider-Man’s’ Tom Holland coming to Salt Lake’s FanX this fall

Deseret News – ‘Spider-Man’s’ Tom Holland coming to Salt Lake’s FanX this fall

SALT LAKE CITY — The latest actor to play Spider-Man has seven upcoming films listed on IMDB, but somehow, Tom Holland has made time for yet another event this year: Utah's FanX Fall Salt Lake Comic Convention. The organizers of FanX announced on Tuesday that Holland, the 23-year-old British actor currently starring in Marvel's "Spider-Man" franchise as the masked web-slinger, is coming to Utah for their annual comic convention, held Sept. 5-7. For co-organizer Dan Farr, getting Holland on the roster for this year's event is a testament to the convention's fans. "(Holland) decided ...
SLTrib – FanX adds ‘Spider-Man’ star Tom Holland to line-up for September convention

SLTrib – FanX adds ‘Spider-Man’ star Tom Holland to line-up for September convention

A friendly neighborhood superhero will be swinging into the FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention in September. British actor Tom Holland, who has played the heroic web-slinger Spider-Man in five Marvel Cinematic Universe movies, will be a guest at the convention, Sept. 5-7 at the Salt Palace Convention Center in downtown Salt Lake City, organizers announced Tuesday. The Salt Lake City event is one of only three conventions this year Holland will attend, FanX founder and show producer Dan Farr said. As Spider-Man, Farr said in a statement, “Tom has really captured the hearts and minds of ...

Shipping Deadline

  SHIPPING DEADLINE APPROACHING!   Order your #FanX19 passes by Wednesday, July 31st, 2019 at 11:59 PM and your RFID wristband (your ticket) and perks* (if applicable) will be directly shipped to you! Act now to take advantage of this exclusive deal!   Update Your Address Please ensure you have updated and confirmed your shipping address before Wednesday, July 31st, 2019 at 11:59 PM  through your Growtix account. Learn how to do this, here. If applicable, please make sure to include your unit or apartment number on your shipping address. If you have any ...
Daily Herald – FanX press conference brings onslaught of celebrity announcements for fall convention

Daily Herald – FanX press conference brings onslaught of celebrity announcements for fall convention

Utah’s passion for all things pop culture was on full display Wednesday morning as costume-clad fans and members of the press packed a movie theater at the Megaplex at Jordan Commons in South Jordan. The hullabaloo wasn’t for a movie premiere though — instead, it was the first official press conference announcing guests and changes for FanX: Salt Lake Comic Convention’s September event. The list of guests announced was lofty — by far the largest for any initial announcement at any FanX event in the past, and the fans noticed.   “We wanted to send a really strong message that ...

Nerds & Beyond – FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention Announces First Guests

(Nerds & Beyond) FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention announced its first set of guests at a press conference held at the Megaplex Theater at Jordan Commons in Sandy, UT and via Facebook live stream. The event is scheduled for September 5-7 at The Salt Palace in Salt Lake City, UT. Joined by voice actor Jess Harnell, FanX founders Dan Farr and Bryan Brandenburg announced some exciting film and TV guests such as: Matthew Lewis Sebastian Roche Lesley-Ann Brandt Keifer Sutherland Ryan Hurst Christina Ricci Lana Parrilla Many artists, comic creators, and authors were ...
Deseret News: Kiefer Sutherland, Christina Ricci, Megan Follows and 15 other celebrities coming to FanX this fall

Deseret News: Kiefer Sutherland, Christina Ricci, Megan Follows and 15 other celebrities coming to FanX this fall

SANDY — At a press event Wednesday morning at Jordan Commons, voice actor and FanX audience favorite Jess Harnell announced 18 new guests for this fall's FanX Fall Salt Lake Comic Convention. The lineup for the popular comic convention, which will be held at the Salt Palace Convention Center Sept. 5-7, is as varied as Harnell's character repertoire. "24's" Jack Bauer, otherwise known as actor Kiefer Sutherland led the list, along with actress Christina Ricci and Swedish actor Dolph Lundgren, who played Rocky's Russian nemesis, Ivan Drago, in "Rocky IV" and "Creed II." There ...
SLTrib: Kiefer Sutherland, Dolph Lundgren and Christina Ricci among celebrities coming to FanX comic convention in September

SLTrib: Kiefer Sutherland, Dolph Lundgren and Christina Ricci among celebrities coming to FanX comic convention in September

(Salt Lake Tribune) An accidental president, the king of the oceans and a fair number of supervillains will meet thousands of Utah geeks, cosplayers and enthusiasts at the FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention in September. The semiannual convention Tuesday announced 21 celebrities signed on to appear at this fall’s event, Sept. 5-7 at the Salt Palace Convention Center. And one of them, voice actor Jess Harnell, showed up in person to help make the announcement at the Megaplex at Jordan Commons. Harnell, known for his work on “Transformers” movies and the “Animaniacs” TV series, called ...
FanX® Salt Lake Comic Convention Magic Moment #8

FanX® Salt Lake Comic Convention Magic Moment #8

Only 8 days until the Fall FanX Kick-off Press Conference!  Here is today's Magic Moment from Camille Bingham Reese: It was truly an unforgettable experience for us as well and we talk about it often. Jeremy Renner is an amazing man with a huge heart of gold. He has kept in touch with us since then-sending art his daughter, Ava, made for Kenzie before she passed, a bouquet of flowers for her funeral, as well as a congratulatory note on our rainbow baby! Ironically we named our little girl Ava McKenzie because of the impact meeting with Jeremy was. We want our kids to have names that ...

Call for Cosplayers for FanX® Kick-Off Press Conference

FanX® invites local cosplayers to attend our kick-off press conference for FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention 2019! Please fill out the application form if you would like to appear as an official press conference cosplayer. Each eligible cosplayer* can earn a free upgradable Thursday Pass!   To receive your free Thursday Pass, each eligible cosplayer* must fill out the application form by Wednesday, June 12th  at 11:00 am. Then, check in with our team at the press conference to confirm your appearance. Signing up ahead of time will help us check you in faster.   * Eligible ...
Thank You for an Amazing Loyalty Launch for #FanX19

Thank You for an Amazing Loyalty Launch for #FanX19

Dear Loyal FanX™ Supporters, Thank you so much for your support in what was a record-breaking Loyalty Launch first day! Yesterday we surpassed our 1,000 VIP and Gold ticket purchase limit in a flash. We are grateful, humbled, and empowered. As you may know, early support allows us to invest in securing celebrity guests and overall building of the show, which will be in the seven figures for September. With your enthusiastic support on the first day of our Loyalty Launch, we are able to make decisions now, that will ensure what we believe will be the best guest lineup and show ever. ...

New VIP & Gold Perks for FanX® Salt Lake Comic Convention™ Fall 2019

WHO’S READY FOR FANX FALL 2019?! Tickets for this #EPIC event will be available for purchase starting Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019 at NOON (MST), when we will kick off our highly-anticipated Loyalty Launch Sale! This is when we will offer our BEST discount of the season to early supporters. NEW VIP PERKS  VIP Sling Bag New to this years VIP perk list is the sling bag.  A sling bag is a backpack-like fabric bag with one strap attached that can either be worn parallel to your body or across it.  The FanX sling bag will be exclusive to VIP's and can be used during the show ...

Tips for First Timers at FanX® Salt Lake Comic Convention™

  I’m coming to FanX® Salt Lake Comic Convention™ for the first time. What Should I Know? FanX® Salt Lake Comic Convention™ is about FanXperiences. We have TV and movie Celebrities, Comic Creators, best-selling Authors, panels, Photo Ops, Autographs, collectible and geek merchandise, special events and more. There are magic moments around every corner and we are certain you will have the time of your life. We are dedicated to producing spectacular celebrations of popular culture that lead the market in providing exceptional and rewarding experiences for our consumers, fans, ...

Loyalty Launch for #FanX19

WHO’S READY FOR FANX FALL 2019?! Tickets for this #EPIC event will be available for purchase starting Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019 at NOON (MST), when we will kick off our highly-anticipated Loyalty Launch Sale! This is when we will offer our BEST discount of the season to early supporters.   For the most up-to-date and insider information, join our Facebook group.   FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention will take place on September 5-7, 2019 at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City, Utah.

#FanXSpring19 Hashtag Contest – Saturday

Attending our event this weekend? Help us spread the fun by using our official hashtag #FanXSpring19 on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram (and make sure your posts are public) for a chance to win FanX 19 passes to our next event in Fall 2019! WINNERS! See today’s winners below… Pass to our Fall 2019 event! First, claim your prize, then our customer service team will send you a voucher via email. We appreciate your patience as we send over your prize. Winner #1: @dmt1307 ! You won a Multipass for our next event! https://twitter.com/dmt1307/status/1119728823757524992 Winner #3: ...

#FanXSpring19 Hashtag Contest – Friday

Attending our event this weekend? Help us spread the fun by using our official hashtag #FanXSpring19 on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram (and make sure your posts are public) for a chance to win FanX 19 passes to our next event in Fall 2019! WINNERS! See today’s winners below… Pass to our Fall 2019 event! First, claim your prize, then our customer service team will send you a voucher via email. We appreciate your patience as we send over your prize. Winner #1: @broadway801! You won a Multipass to our next event! https://www.instagram.com/p/Bwc84FAgKTw/ Winner #3: @emsiec_art ! You won a ...

FanX® Salt Lake Comic Convention’s Spring Event Is Back!

- The exclusive two-day fan convention features the best in geek and pop culture, including movies, TV shows, gaming, Sci-Fi, books, comic creators, artists and fantasy -   SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--FanX® Salt Lake Comic Convention™’s (FanXSaltLake.com) Spring event is back and better than ever with 30 celebrities from top fandom favorites including Star Wars, Harry Potter, Marvel, DC, Disney, Doctor Who, Willow, and The Office, authors, artists, comic creators, more than 30 hours of panels, a special Lynda Carter musical concert, mega stars Alice Cooper, Zachary ...

#FanXJessAndMe Contest

Now is Your Chance to Perform on the largest stage at FanX with Jess Harnell! All you need to do is record a 30 second or less video of you singing your favorite song, doing your best voice acting, or both!   Post your video to Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter using the hashtag #FanXJessAndMe for your chance to perform on stage with Jess Harnell!  You can have multiple entries. May the odds ever be in your favor! Winners will be announced Friday, April 12th, 2019! If you have any questions on how to enter, please contact support here.   
DESERET NEWS: John Cleese, Zachary Levi of ‘Shazam!’ and Asher Angel coming to FanX Spring Comic Convention

DESERET NEWS: John Cleese, Zachary Levi of ‘Shazam!’ and Asher Angel coming to FanX Spring Comic Convention

SALT LAKE CITY — FanX Spring Comic Convention is almost here, and the celebrity guests list is filling in nicely. FanX announced on Wednesday that comedian, writer, actor and Monty Python founding member John Cleese will join the spring lineup, along with young actor Asher Angel. Angel pairs well with last week's announcement of actor Zachary Levi, as the two actors play the child and grown-up version of the same character — Billy Batson. Angel plays the young Billy, with Levi playing Billy's adult superhero alter ego Shazam in the new DC Comics movie "Shazam!" ...
Deseret News: Movie review: ‘Shazam!’ will make you even more excited to see Zachary Levi at Salt Lake’s FanX

Deseret News: Movie review: ‘Shazam!’ will make you even more excited to see Zachary Levi at Salt Lake’s FanX

SALT LAKE CITY — “Shazam!” may not be the best DC comic book movie, but it’s easily the most fun. David F. Sandberg’s origin story about a Philadelphia foster kid who becomes a superhero is fun, funny and surprisingly moving. It opens in 1974 in upstate New York, when a car crash magically transports a young boy to a mystic chamber called the Council of Wizards. Here, the last remaining wizard — Shazam (Djimon Hounsou) — is searching for a worthy champion to carry his powers. Flash-forward to present-day Philadelphia and the search is still on. Dozens of children have reported similar ...

FanX® Private Movie Screenings brought to you by Siegfried and Jensen

Siegfried and Jensen have graciously offered to sponsor our movie screenings going forward at the Jordan Commons Megaplex Theatre. They will still be as fun as they have always been! There will be a few changes in how you will be able to get tickets. Please read below about the options that are available to you. We hope to see you at one of our future screenings!   OPTION 1: Purchase a $10 ticket that will be a donation to the Ronald McDonald House. Included with your ticket is a lanyard and badge. At check-in, you will choose your tickets, first come, first pick. No Growtix fees. ...
Salt Lake Magazine: Fan X for the Kids (Not Just the Kid in You)

Salt Lake Magazine: Fan X for the Kids (Not Just the Kid in You)

Go ahead, claim you bought FanX passes because the “kids want to go.” In truth, you’ve wanted to meet Lynda Carter (TV’s Wonder Woman) since you first saw her kick butt on that TV with the bunny ears your dad fixed with tin foil in ’76. Now, she’s set to meet fans at Salt Lake’s twice-annual pop culture convention, your golden opportunity. Don’t be embarrassed; FanX has grown-ups in mind. Along with Carter, you can meet stars from The Office, Garrett Wang (Star Trek: Voyager) and Alice Cooper (yes, really). Panels cover topics like the Rocky films, 3D printing and writing ...

KUTV: FanX 2019 announces John Cleese coming to Salt Lake City

SALT LAKE CITY (KUTV) — Fans of Monty Python will be happy about a new guest scheduled for FanX 2019. Monday, FanX announced comedian John Cleese will be coming to Salt Lake City for the April 19-20 event at The Salt Palace. Cleese is a co-founder of the Monty Python comedy troupe which formed in the late 1960s. In addition to roles in Monty Python and the Holy Grail and Life of Brian, Cleese is known for numerous roles in film and television including parts in "A Fish Called Wanda," and the Harry Potter films. Other recent guests announced include Roger ...
Daily Herald: It’s no joke: Actor and comedian John Cleese is heading to FanX: Salt Lake this month

Daily Herald: It’s no joke: Actor and comedian John Cleese is heading to FanX: Salt Lake this month

(DAILY HERALD) It may be April Fools’ Day, but FanX: Salt Lake Comic Convention is not joking when it comes to the latest guest announcement for its spring 2019 lineup: acclaimed actor and comedian John Cleese. The announcement was shared through Facebook late Monday afternoon and caused a flurry of comments referencing not only the actor’s vast career but also some epic enthusiasm for the growing list of celebrity guests pegged for attendance at FanX April 19-20. “This best not be April Fools cause my heart just dropped out of my chest I’m so excited,” one fan wrote. “If this is April ...
Daily Herald: ‘Chuck,’ ‘Shazam!’ star Zachary Levi set to make return trip to Salt Lake for FanX

Daily Herald: ‘Chuck,’ ‘Shazam!’ star Zachary Levi set to make return trip to Salt Lake for FanX

With just a week left until the wide release of the DC Extended Universe film “Shazam!” FanX: Salt Lake Comic Convention has announced that the film’s star, Zachary Levi, will make his third appearance at the Utah event, set for April 19-20 at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City. Set to release April 5, “Shazam!” has already been ranked “Certifiably Fresh” by popular film and television quality guide Rotten Tomatoes, with a handful of hype making expectations pretty high for the film. “Well just obviously the timing of it, of (Zachary Levi) being willing to come and be ...
SLTrib: ‘Shazam!’ stars Zachary Levi and Angel Asher added to FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention lineup

SLTrib: ‘Shazam!’ stars Zachary Levi and Angel Asher added to FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention lineup

(Salt Lake Tribune) The newest superhero in DC Comics’ movie roster, “Shazam!” star Zachary Levi, is coming to FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention. So will his teen alter ego, Asher Angel. Convention organizers announced Friday that Levi will appear at the event, set for April 19-20 at the Salt Palace Convention Center. Asher was added to the list Tuesday. In “Shazam!”, which opens nationwide on Friday, April 5, Levi plays the superpowered alter ego of 14-year-old Billy Batson (Angel), who must navigate his newfound powers and the responsibility that comes with them(...)   READ ...

Daily Herald: ‘Ready Player One’ and ‘X-Men’ star Tye Sheridan joins lineup for this spring’s FanX 2019

(Daily Herald) With just over three weeks remaining until this spring’s FanX: Salt Lake Comic Convention, the guest list for the event continues to grow, with a noon announcement that Tye Sheridan (“X-Men,” “Ready Player One”) also will be joining the lineup. Multiple teases on the convention’s social media pages hyped up the news, leaving fans speculating and adding up the clues to the ultimate reveal Wednesday. Sheridan is well-known for his work as Wade Watts in the 2018 hit film “Ready Player One,” as well as portraying Scott Summers/Cyclops in “X-Men: Apocalypse” and the upcoming ...

Fox13: Best-kept secrets of FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention

(Fox 13 News) FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention Spring 2019 is less than a month away! April 19-20, 2019 at the Salt Palace Convention Center. There are some epic celebrity guests lined up including Tom Felton, Paul Bettany, Clark Gregg, Tom Ellis, Lynda Carter, Alice Cooper and many more! There are also authors from around the world who'll be there including Brandon Sanderson and Brandon Mull. FanX is a family event and there's an area designed just for kids!  Get ready to set sail in the pirate-themed area.  Kids can enjoy different activities like face painting and obstacle ...
KUTV: ‘Harry Potter’ star Tom Felton is coming to FanX Comic Convention in April

KUTV: ‘Harry Potter’ star Tom Felton is coming to FanX Comic Convention in April

(KUTV) — Actor Tom Felton, who is best known for his role as Draco Malfoy in the "Harry Potter" series, will be a special guest at the FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention. He is also known for his roles in "The Borrowers," "The Flash" and "Anna and the King." Felton joins a line-up of guest stars, including Alice Cooper and "Wonder Woman" TV series star and singer Lynda Carter.   Carter is set to perform a concert, April 19. There is also a limited meet-and-greet opportunity and a panel discussion with Carter(...)   READ THE FULL ARTICLE HERE
SLTrib: ‘Wonder Woman’ star Lynda Carter and rocker Alice Cooper join the lineup of celebrities at Salt Lake City’s FanX, April 19-20

SLTrib: ‘Wonder Woman’ star Lynda Carter and rocker Alice Cooper join the lineup of celebrities at Salt Lake City’s FanX, April 19-20

(Salt Lake Tribune) TV’s original Amazon princess and the king of shock rock are coming to FanX. Lynda Carter, who starred as the Amazonian superheroine in the 1970s “Wonder Woman” TV series, and rock star Alice Cooper have joined the lineup for FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention, set for April 19-20 at the Salt Palace Convention Center. “It’s very exciting. She rarely does these kinds of appearances,” Bryan Brandenburg, FanX’s co-founder, said of Carter. Carter will not only talk on a panel, but perform in concert on Friday night, April 19. There also will be a ...
KSL: ‘Wonder Woman’ actress Lynda Carter, rock star Alice Cooper to headline FanX spring event

KSL: ‘Wonder Woman’ actress Lynda Carter, rock star Alice Cooper to headline FanX spring event

(KSL) SALT LAKE CITY — “Wonder Woman” actress Lynda Carter and rock star Alice Cooper are the latest additions to the lineup for FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention’s spring event. FanX officials announced the addition of Carter and Cooper on Twitter on Monday morning. The event takes place on April 19 and 20 at the Salt Palace Convention Center.The event also will feature a performance from Carter’s band on Friday night, according to FanX organizers. Fans have been asking for Lynda Carter to make an appearance in Salt Lake since 2013, so it’s exciting that she’s finally here, FanX Chief ...
ABC4: FanX announces Lynda Carter will be attending FanX Spring

ABC4: FanX announces Lynda Carter will be attending FanX Spring

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (ABC4 News) - FanX has announced that the original Wonder Woman, Lynda Carter, will be attending FanX Spring 2019. Carter, who most famously starred as Wonder Woman in the 1978 TV show by CBS, has also starred in a variety of other film and tv shows, including playing President Olivia Marsden on Supergirl and Principal Powers in the superhero high school film, Sky High. Carter joins a variety of other stars at this years FanX Spring, including Marvel stars Paul Bettany and Clark Gregg (...)    READ THE FULL ARTICLE HERE

The Daily Herald: Lynda Carter, Alice Cooper bring talent, diversity to FanX spring lineup

(The Daily Herald) - As time ticks down until FanX: Salt Lake Comic Convention’s 2019 April convention, the guest list is multiplying almost as much as the ticket sales and fan enthusiasm for the two-day spring event According to event founder Dan Farr, he and co-founder Bryan Brandenburg are constantly “trying to make our event broader.” “We want to add new experiences, not just keep it being the same thing,” he continued. With that sentiment comes the Monday announcement of two new guests pegged for the convention: “Wonder Woman” Lynda Carter and “Shock Rock” godfather Alice ...

KUTV: 2 new guests announced for FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention 2019

Salt Lake City (KUTV) — FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention is bringing in two new guests for the April 2019 event at the Salt Palace in Salt Lake City. Convention Emcee Chris Provost told 2News Anchor Ron Bird on Monday that fans will get to meet hard rock icon Alice Cooper and "Wonder Woman" TV series star and singer Lynda Carter. Both celebrities are scheduled to appear sometime during the two-day event, April 19-20. Carter is set to perform a concert, April 19. There is also a limited meet-and-greet opportunity and a panel discussion with Carter. While Cooper is not going to be in ...
Deseret News: ‘The Avengers’ Agent Phil Coulson and Vision are coming to Salt Lake’s FanX Spring 2019

Deseret News: ‘The Avengers’ Agent Phil Coulson and Vision are coming to Salt Lake’s FanX Spring 2019

(Deseret News) SALT LAKE CITY — FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention announced on Friday two more guests that should have "Avenger" fans excited. Clark Gregg, best known for his role as Agent Phil Coulson in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and Paul Bettany, who plays Vision in the "Avengers" movies, are coming to FanX Spring 2019. In a phone interview with the Deseret News, FanX co-founder Bryan Brandenburg said organizers have been fairly sure that Gregg and Bettany were coming for the past 30 to 45 days, but only got details and approvals finalized in the past week. “The ...
Daily Herald: Paul Bettany brings ‘Vision’ to FanX: Salt Lake, with Clark Gregg’s Phil Coulson adding to Marvel-ous lineup

Daily Herald: Paul Bettany brings ‘Vision’ to FanX: Salt Lake, with Clark Gregg’s Phil Coulson adding to Marvel-ous lineup

(The Daily Herald) - When it comes to heroes, it’s hard to think of many more pure of heart or worthy than the Avengers — from Tony Stark to Hawkeye, Hulk to Captain America, especially. Yet throughout “Avengers: Age of Ultron,” a running joke is a moment when they all gather to try to move Mjolnir, Thor’s Hammer, and none of them are able to do more than make it budge. Then comes Vision, an artificial intelligence uploaded into a synthetic body powered by the Mind Stone, who easily and effortlessly raises the hammer to hand it to Thor. The astonishment that rippled through the ...
ABC4: Avengers Assemble! Marvel stars coming to Salt Lake City

ABC4: Avengers Assemble! Marvel stars coming to Salt Lake City

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4 News) - Two stars of the Marvel Cinematic Universe are coming to Salt Lake City this spring. FanX: Salt Lake Comic Convention announced actors Paul Bettany and Clark Gregg Friday.  FanX founder, Dan Farr appeared on ABC 4 News at 4 for the big reveal.  English actor Paul Bettany provided the voice of J.A.R.V.I.S in the 'Iron Man' films before he leveled up in 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' to become the superhero Vision, a role he reprised in the later 'Avengers' titles. He's also well-known for his role of 'A Knight's Tale.'(...)    READ THE FULL ...

ABC4: Allons-y! Doctor Who star to appear at FanX 2019

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4 News) - FanX: Salt Lake Comic Convention dropped a bomb Friday evening when organizers announced U.K. actress Billie Piper will attend the 2019 Spring event. Piper is akin to sci-fi royalty. The actress is best known for her role on the long-running BBC sci-fi television series 'Doctor Who' as fan-favorite companion Rose Tyler, as well as her work on 'Penny Dreadful' and 'Secret Diary of a Call Girl.' Salt Lake FanX hasn't yet revealed what Piper's schedule will be for the April event or which days she'll be there. It's the fandom equivalent of throwing a grenade ...

Fox13 – Stars from ‘Harry Potter,’ ‘The Office’ Marvel and more to appear at April FanX convention

(FOX13)SALT LAKE CITY — The founders for FanX, Salt Lake’s comic convention, announced via Facebook Live Tuesday some of the celebrities that will be appearing at their spring event. Dan Farr and Bryan Brandenburg made a virtual press conference and dropped the names of seven celebrities who will be attending. The event will take place April 19 and 20 at the Salt Lake Palace Convention Center. Below is a list of the celebrities who will appear: Brian Baumgartner, who played Kevin in “The Office.” David Bradley, who played Filch in the “Harry Potter” series. Warwick Davis, who ...
Provo Herald: FanX Salt Lake announces 7 new guests for April convention

Provo Herald: FanX Salt Lake announces 7 new guests for April convention

(Provo Herald) Ever since sparks ignited between FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention and San Diego Comic-Con International over the use of the term “comic con,” there’s been a little turbulence below the surface for defensive and devoted fans of the Utah convention, which regularly provides its guests with a veritable pop-culture paradise. The upcoming FanX, however, set for April 18-19 at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City, is gearing up to be the path back to inner peace for justice-seeking fans of the convention. In a recent press release for the virtual press ...
KUTV: Actors from ‘The Office,’ ‘Harry Potter,’ to attend FanX Comic Convention in Salt Lake

KUTV: Actors from ‘The Office,’ ‘Harry Potter,’ to attend FanX Comic Convention in Salt Lake

FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention announced new celebrity guests for its upcoming event. The guests have stared in movies like "Harry Potter," "Guardians of the Galaxy", "The Office" and other popular films and TV shows. The convention will take place on April 19 and 20 at the Salt Palace Convention Center. The following celebrities will make appearances during the two-day event: Brandon Sanderson: author - "The Mistborn Series" Adelaide Kane: actress - "Once Upon A Time," played the character Drizella Linda Larkin: actress - "Aladdin," voiced Princess Jasmine Scott Weinger: ...

FanX® Spring 2019 Kickoff Press Conference

  FanX® Spring 2019’s kickoff press conference was held via Facebook live today on the FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention Facebook page. We announced more guests from your favorite TV shows and movies! Guests including Warwick Davis, Pom Klementieff, David Bradley, Adelaide Kane, Brian Baumgartner, Tony Todd, Aimee Garcia, Casey Cott. They will be joining the growing list of guests already announced like Irene Bedard, Mike Colter, Seth Gilliam, Val Kilmer, Linda Larkin and Scott Weinger. In addition to Celebrity Guests, we have some great Authors, Artists and Comic Creators that will ...
ABC4: FanX announces new guests for FanX Spring

ABC4: FanX announces new guests for FanX Spring

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (ABC4 News) - The team at FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention and Dann Farr Productions have announced more of their celebrity guest list for the upcoming FanX Spring 2019 convention. In a video streamed on Facebook Live, FanX announced that the following new guests have been confirmed for the event on April 19th and 20th: Warwick Davis, from Willow, Harry Potter and Star Wars David Bradley, from Harry Potter and Game of Thrones Brian Baumgartner, from The Office Tony Todd, from The Flash, Candyman, and Night of the Living Dead Adelaide Kane, from Reign and ...
SL Tribune: FanX will bring stars from Marvel, ‘Harry Potter’ and more franchises to its ‘more intimate’ April convention

SL Tribune: FanX will bring stars from Marvel, ‘Harry Potter’ and more franchises to its ‘more intimate’ April convention

(Salt Lake Tribune) Familiar faces from the worlds of Harry Potter, Marvel, Disney and more will be appearing at the spring edition of Salt Lake’s comic convention FanX, organizers announced Tuesday. Event founders Dan Farr and Bryan Brandenburg appeared via Facebook Live for the event’s first “virtual press conference,” during which seven celebrity names were announced for the lineup. Farr called the spring event, set for April 19 and 20 at the Salt Palace Convention Center in downtown Salt Lake City, “a more intimate event” than the annual September convention. Tickets usually are ...
Deseret News: Kevin from ‘The Office’ is coming to Salt Lake’s FanX

Deseret News: Kevin from ‘The Office’ is coming to Salt Lake’s FanX

(Deseret News) SALT LAKE CITY — Big news for “The Office” fans: Brian Baumgartner, the actor who played Kevin Malone on the hit NBC sitcom, is coming to April’s FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention. Baumgartner, along with a handful of other guests, were announced Monday afternoon during a live stream on FanX’s Facebook page. Guests for the event, happening April 19-20 at the Salt Palace Convention Center, include Mike Colter, the star of Netflix’s “Luke Cage;” Warwick Davis (“Willow”); Pom Klementieff (Mantis from “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2”); Aimee Garcia (“Lucifer,” ...

FanX® Salt Lake Comic Convention Kicks Off 2019 Event Schedule With Celebrity Guests Announcements

- First round of celebrity guests at April 2019 FanX include Pom Klementieff, Warwick Davis, Brian Baumgartner, David Bradley, Aimee Garcia, Tony Todd, and Adelaide Kane - SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today FanX® Salt Lake Comic Convention™ (http://FanXSaltLake.com/) kicked off its 2019 events schedule by announcing its first round of celebrity guests for Spring FanX19 on April 19-20, 2019 at the Salt Palace Convention Center in downtown Salt Lake City, Utah. “We have so much fun planning these conventions and get excited to make these types of announcements. It feels good to be ...

Call for Cosplayers for Captain Marvel

FanX® Salt Lake Comic Convention™ is looking for cosplayers of all kinds (male or female) dressed as characters from Captain Marvel, or other relevant Marvel characters to appear at FanX’s private screening of Captain Marvel on Thursday, March 7, 2019! If you feel that your cosplay will add excitement to the private screening, please fill out THIS FORM by Thursday, February 28, 2019, at Noon. Selected and non-selected cosplayers will be contacted by email by Marketing Events Manager, Carlie Jones, the next week. REQUIREMENTS Candidates must have availability to appear at the Jordan ...

ABC4: Spring FanX tickets are now on sale

(ABC4 Utah) FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention Spring 2019 is April 19-20, 2019 at the Salt Palace Convention Center. Superhero, Disney and cosplay fans, get ready for an epic adventure with all your favorites! Hurry and purchase by 12/31 at midnight and be rewarded as an Early Supporter with 15% off the ticket price. FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention Cosplay Director, Ro Malaga was here to tell us about some of the exciting guests lined up for next spring's event. Mike Randal Colter is best known for his roles as Lemond Bishop in the television series The Good ...

Photo Op Vouchers Now On Sale

Giving the gift of FanX® this season? Our first round of Photo Op Vouchers ARE ON SALE NOW!   Get a 15-minute head-start on buying Photo Op Sessions when they go on sale by purchasing a Photo Op Voucher. In addition, gift certificates are available to download when you gift a FanX® admission tickets to your family and friends!     How Photo Ops Work: Closer to the event, a schedule with specific times will be published on the website. You will also receive an email from Epic Photo Ops with your specific group time. This time may differ from the Photo Op Session ...
Stan Lee: Real-Life SuperHero

Stan Lee: Real-Life SuperHero

We’re very sad to hear about the passing of Stan Lee. I got to know him personally and I don’t think he would want people to mourn him, but would rather they celebrate and emulate his passion for life. I believe his secret to longevity was living such a productive life. He could have retired decades ago but instead, he spent his time traveling the world, meeting fans, and inspiring them to reach for the stars and find the superhero within. We had the opportunity to have him as a guest at our inaugural event in 2013 and again in 2014. In 2017 he had to cancel his appearance due to health ...

Letter from Team FanX®

https://youtu.be/XCLUmYoktvs Dear Friends, Fellow Fans and Loyal Customers, You’re reading this letter because you have supported us in the past and attended one of our 10 FanX® Salt Lake Comic Convention™ events since 2013. We wanted to write you an important and special message during our Loyalty Launch to update you on what’s been happening at FanX and share a little bit of our vision for 2019. First of all we want to say THANK YOU! We have now produced TEN amazing FanX® comic conventions in Salt Lake City. We have had hundreds of thousands of visitors, thousands of vendors, ...

Call for Cosplayers for Fantastic Beasts:The Crimes of Grindelwald

FanX® Salt Lake Comic Convention™ is looking for cosplayers of all kinds (male or female) dressed as characters from Fantastic Beasts to appear at our private screening of Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald on Thursday, November 15, 2018! If you feel that your cosplay will add excitement to our private screening, please fill out THIS FORM by November 8, 2018 at noon. Selected and non-selected cosplayers will be contacted by November 11, 2018 via email by Marketing Events Manager, Carlie Jones. REQUIREMENTS Candidates must have availability to appear at the Megaplex Theaters ...
SLUG: FANX SALT LAKE COMIC CONVENTION 2018 @ THE SALT PALACE 09.06-09.08

SLUG: FANX SALT LAKE COMIC CONVENTION 2018 @ THE SALT PALACE 09.06-09.08

(SLUG) Back again for the 2018 season, Salt Lake’s comic convention FanX 2018 is a three-day September event filled with guest celebrities, authors, cosplay professionals as well as amazing artists and other such “geek-merch” vendors. Taking place in the same venue as previous years, the massive Salt Palace Convention Center, tens of thousands of fans head into the halls and try to figure out their day’s schedule. There are a few main areas in which you can spend your weekend at this con, you can start just by browsing inside the vendor areas to get that T-shirt with Deadpool you ...
Daily Herald: FanX cosplayers talk craft as hobby, art, profession

Daily Herald: FanX cosplayers talk craft as hobby, art, profession

(Daily Herald) For fans like Melody Willis, cosplay is more than dressing up as a favorite movie, book or video game character.“It’s not really only a hobby; it’s an art,” said Willis, who attended this year’s FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention dressed as Shoto Todoroki from the manga series “My Hero Academia. Last week’s FanX brought together thousands of costumed fans, some dressed up as a hobby, others as a profession. One panel at the 2018 convention titled “How to Be a Professional Cosplayer” discussed the ins and outs of doing cosplay for a living, from creating a website to filing ...

FanX18 Celebrity Social Media Round-up – Day 3

What a wild weekend at #FanX18! We hope you had as much fun as our celebrity guests, artists, authors and cosplayers! Here is a round-up of their best social media posts from Day 3. Did you attend our event this weekend? Don’t let the fun die. Continue to spread the fun by using our official hashtag #FanX18 on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.   David Tennant - Facebook (From Day 2) https://www.facebook.com/davidtennantcom/photos/a.10153341031115389/10161269693850389/?type=3&theater Amy Jo Johnson - ...

#FanX18 Hashtag Contest – Saturday

Attending our event this weekend? Help us spread the fun by using our official hashtag #FanX18 on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram (and make sure your posts are public) for a chance to win FanX 18 Photo Ops or tickets to our next event in April 2019! WINNERS! See today’s winners below… You won a Photo Op! First, claim your prize, then our customer service team will send you a voucher via email. Claim your voucher and go to Epic Photo Ops’ booth in the Vendor Hall or see the schedule for your time. You can also switch your Photo Op to another Celebrity Guest, here. We appreciate your ...

Photo Op Update: Friday, September 7

The Photo Op area has experienced a temporary hardware problem. You will get your printed photos and a digital version is available as well. Keep Calm. We are aware of the frustrating situation in the Photo Ops Area, and we apologize. With so many Photo Ops and an equipment malfunction, we are running behind. This means it may take some time to print out your Photo Op. Here are your options for picking up your printed Photo Op: If you were unable to pick up your Photo Op from Friday. You may also pick up your Photo Op anytime during Vendor Floor hours on Saturday at a Photo Op ...

#FanX18 Hashtag Contest – Friday

Attending our event this weekend? Help us spread the fun by using our official hashtag #FanX18 on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram (and make sure your posts are public) for a chance to win FanX 18 Photo Ops or tickets to our next event in April 2019! WINNERS! See today’s winners below… You won a Photo Op! First, claim your prize, then our customer service team will send you a voucher via email. Claim your voucher and go to Epic Photo Ops’ booth in the Vendor Hall or see the schedule for your time. You can also switch your Photo Op to another Celebrity Guest, here. We appreciate your ...

FanX18 Celebrity Social Media Round-up – Day 2

FanX18 is rolling along, and the celebrity guests are having a blast in Salt Lake City. Here is a round-up of their best social media posts from Day 2. Attending our event this weekend? Help us spread the fun by using our official hashtag #FanX18 on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Chuck Norris - Twitter https://twitter.com/chucknorris/status/1038228736959635462 Jason David Frank - Instagram https://www.instagram.com/p/BncT_JHF_3G/?utm_source=ig_twitter_share&igshid=6nyxwduezt0z Freddie Prinze Jr. - Twitter https://twitter.com/RealFPJr/status/1038117094670254080 Michael Rosenbaum - ...

FanX18 Celebrity Social Media Round-up – Day 1

The celebrity guests are loving their time at FanX18 so far. Here is a round-up of their best social media posts from Day 1. Attending our event this weekend? Help us spread the fun by using our official hashtag #FanX18 on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.   EG Daily - Instagram https://www.instagram.com/p/Bnbct5nhe-N/?taken-by=realegdaily Jason David Frank - Instagram https://www.instagram.com/p/BnZvSpJFhgz/?taken-by=jdfffn David Hayter - Twitter https://twitter.com/DavidBHayter/status/1037787596955344896 Lou Ferrigno - ...

#FanX18 Hashtag Contest – Thursday

Attending our event this weekend? Help us spread the fun by using our official hashtag #FanX18 on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram (and make sure your posts are public) for a chance to win FanX 18 Photo Ops or tickets to our next event in April 2019! WINNERS! See today's winners below... You won a Photo Op! First, claim your prize, then our customer service team will send you a voucher via email. Claim your voucher and go to Epic Photo Ops' booth in the Vendor Hall or see the schedule for your time. You can also switch your Photo Op to another Celebrity Guest, here. We appreciate your ...
News4Utah: FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention 2018 off to a great start

News4Utah: FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention 2018 off to a great start

SALT LAKE CITY (News4Utah)- FanX Salt Comic Convention, formally known as Comic-Con, kicked off it’s first of three days filled with celebrities and events Thursday. Cosplayers and fans from around the country are gathering at the Salt Palace Convention. Organizers said since its first years they’ve been able to expand bringing in new celebrities events. Celebrities say they loving coming to Salt Lake for the family-oriented show that meeting their fans one-on-one really means a lot. “To us, it might just be that gig we’re doing that week or whatever, but if it matters to people than it ...

#FanX18 Hashtag Contest – Wednesday

Attending our event this weekend? Help us spread the fun by using our official hashtag #FanX18 on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram (and make sure your posts are public) for a chance to win FanX 18 Photo Ops or tickets to our next event in April 2019! WINNERS! See today’s winners below… You won a Photo Op! First, claim your prize, then our customer service team will send you a voucher via email. Claim your voucher and go to Epic Photo Ops’ booth in the Vendor Hall or see the schedule for your time. You can also switch your Photo Op to another Celebrity Guest, here. We appreciate your ...
The Official #FanX18 Bucket List

The Official #FanX18 Bucket List

Are you a Convention Noob or FanX Master? Make the most of your FanX weekend by checking off items on our FanX18 Bucket List curated by our Social Media Team. Our suggestions will make this a weekend that you’ll never forget! Show us your results on social media! Tag your (public) post on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram with #FanX18BucketList for a chance to win tickets to our show in April 2019! Download the PDF  

News4Utah: Forget parking, take TRAX to FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention

SALT LAKE CITY (News4Utah)- Save yourself the hassle of parking and take TRAX to FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention this week. FanX kicks off Thursday and to help accommodate the chaos, UTA has expanded their hours. On Thursday and Friday, there will be longer trains on all Blue, Red, and Green service lines all day. Saturday, the Blue and Green lines will have longer trains. There will also be six extra trains running on the Blue line from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m(...) CLICK HERE to see full Article
Instagram Winners 8/31/18

Instagram Winners 8/31/18

We’re always giving away cool prizes on Instagram! For a chance to win FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention passes and cool swag, follow our official Instagram account, then watch your timeline for our poss. Follow the directions in the contest post to enter to win; usually, we ask our fans to help us spread the word by tagging a friend. It’s easy! THE LATEST INSTAGRAM CONTEST WINNERS ARE… 8/31/18 Winners. One pass/prize per winner unless noted. FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention 2018 is September 6-8, 2018 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Event passes are eligible for upgrade. Multipass Winners ...
Marvel 10th Anniversary Film Festival

Marvel 10th Anniversary Film Festival

To celebrate Marvel Studios’ 10th Anniversary, select Megaplex locations will show a decade of Marvel Studios’ Films – everything from the original Iron Man to Ant-Man and The Wasp starring FanX 2018 guest Evangeline Lilly! The Marvel Studios’ 10th Anniversary Film Festival takes place from August 30th through September 6th and will show all twenty films exclusively in IMAX.

#FanX18 Promo Card @Metro PCS – Limited Time Only!

FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention and MetroPCS have teamed up to offer a great discount to our upcoming event! Stop in at one of the many MetroPCS stores in Utah to pick up a promo card for 25% off your FanX admission tickets. CONTEST ALERT MetroPCS will also be giving away a free VIP ticket to a lucky FanX fan! To enter the giveaway all you need to do is, Like, Share and Comment why you love MetroPCS on this Facebook post. The winner will be chosen on Friday, August 31. Be sure to thank MetroPCS for helping make FanX 2018 possible and we look forward to seeing all of you in a few days!

FanX reassures guest safety and security after Jacksonville shooting

SALT LAKE CITY (News4Utah) - The deadly shooting at a video gaming tournament in Jacksonville, FL on Sunday prompts security questions about large events in Utah, such as FanX, which is expecting more than 100,000 people this year. "It breaks my heart to see someone who would go and do a shooting like that anywhere, not just at a tournament or a school, but the fact that someone felt the need to kill innocent people," said Erin Poole, who plans on attending FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention this year. Poole is making the final touches on her cosplay costumes as she prepares for her 3rd ...

Deseret News: Drax from ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ is coming to Utah’s FanX

Dave Bautista will be joined by 'Guardians' co-star Michael Rooker   (Deseret News) SALT LAKE CITY — Your favorite blue dudes from “Guardians of the Galaxy” will be at this year’s FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention, happening Sept. 6-8. Dave Bautista, who plays Drax in the Marvel film series, and Michael Rooker, who plays the blue, mohawked villain Yondu, will be on hand for the three-day pop culture celebration, it was announced Thursday. They’ll join an extensive list of other well-known guests, including Ben Affleck, Tim Curry, Dick Van Dyke and David Tennant. After gaining fame ...
Instagram Winners 8/17/18

Instagram Winners 8/17/18

We’re always giving away cool prizes on Instagram! For a chance to win FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention passes and cool swag, follow our official Instagram account, then watch your timeline for our poss. Follow the directions in the contest post to enter to win; usually, we ask our fans to help us spread the word by tagging a friend. It’s easy! THE LATEST INSTAGRAM CONTEST WINNERS ARE… 8/3/18 Winners. One pass/prize per winner unless noted. FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention 2018 is September 6-8, 2018 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Event passes are eligible for upgrade. Multipass ...
Twitter Winners 8/17/18

Twitter Winners 8/17/18

We’re always giving away cool prizes on Twitter! For a chance to win FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention passes and cool swag, follow our official Twitter account, then watch your timeline for our tweets. Follow the directions in the contest tweet to enter to win; usually, we ask our fans to help us spread the word with a retweet. It’s easy! THE LATEST TWITTER CONTEST WINNERS ARE… 8/3/18 Winners. One pass/prize per winner unless noted. FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention 2018 is September 6-8, 2018 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Event passes are eligible for upgrade. Multipass ...

The Hillywood Show’s Second Supernatural Parody Video Just Dropped

Team FanX is so pleased to have YouTube stars The Hillywood Show back for our September event! Here is their latest Supernatural parody video featuring con alumni: Osric Chau, Alaina Huffman, Jim Beaver, Ruth Connell, Curtis Armstrong, Mark Pellegrino, and Tahmoh Penikett!  Check it out and let us know what you think on Facebook! Photo Ops with Hilly & Hannah Hindi are available now.

Join us for the Evermore / FanX LORE Exclusive Opening at Evermore Park!

Join Evermore and FanX® for a chilling night of Victorian-themed fantasy and the macabre, as the gates of Evermore Park in Pleasant Grove, UT open for the first time on September 8. Brought to life by cutting-edge technology, movie-quality effects, costumes and actors, the breakthrough of Evermore’s world of LORE forever shatters the boundaries of immersive entertainment. RSVP for updates about the Evermore / FanX LORE Exclusive Opening Party! This is a 21+ only event. BUY TICKETS NOW FIND OUT MORE ABOUT THE PARTY
KJazz: ‘Justice League’ star Jason Momoa will attend FanX 2018 in Salt Lake City

KJazz: ‘Justice League’ star Jason Momoa will attend FanX 2018 in Salt Lake City

(KUTV) -- Jason Momoa will be returning to Salt Lake City for FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention 2018 on September 8, 2018. Momoa is an actor, director, writer and producer. He is best known for his roles as Khal Drogo in HBO’s Game of Thrones, Ronon Dex in Stargate Atlantis and Conan in Conan the Barbarian. “Jason Momoa was a huge hit with our fans at our spring FanX in 2017. There were so many of our fans that didn’t get to meet him because he sold out so quickly. When we found out we could bring him back we jumped at the opportunity,” Dan Farr, FanX Founder, and Show Producer said in a ...

Daily Herald: Aquaman Jason Momoa to appear at 2018 FanX

(Daily Herald) FanX Salt Lake announced Wednesday that actor Jason Momoa will appear at the 2018 comic convention in Salt Lake City next month. Momoa is known for playing Aquaman in “Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice,” “Justice League” and a standalone “Aquaman” film set for release Dec. 21. He is also known for his roles as Khal Drogo in HBO’s “Game of Thrones,” Ronon Dex in “Stargate: Atlantis” and Conan in “Conan the Barbarian.” The actor will appear at the convention Sept. 8 for autographs and photo ops, including a special combined photo op with Batman actor and fellow Justice ...
Twitter Winners 8/3/18

Twitter Winners 8/3/18

We’re always giving away cool prizes on Twitter! For a chance to win FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention passes and cool swag, follow our official Twitter account, then watch your timeline for our tweets. Follow the directions in the contest tweet to enter to win; usually, we ask our fans to help us spread the word with a retweet. It’s easy! THE LATEST TWITTER CONTEST WINNERS ARE… 8/3/18 Winners. One pass/prize per winner unless noted. FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention 2018 is September 6-8, 2018 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Event passes are eligible for upgrade. Multipass ...
Instagram Winners 8/3/18

Instagram Winners 8/3/18

We’re always giving away cool prizes on Instagram! For a chance to win FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention passes and cool swag, follow our official Instagram account, then watch your timeline for our poss. Follow the directions in the contest post to enter to win; usually, we ask our fans to help us spread the word by tagging a friend. It’s easy! THE LATEST INSTAGRAM CONTEST WINNERS ARE… 8/3/18 Winners. One pass/prize per winner unless noted. FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention 2018 is September 6-8, 2018 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Event passes are eligible for upgrade. Multipass ...

#FanX18 event poster @ Metro PCS – Limited Time Only!

Visit any MetroPCS store in Utah as far north as Brigham City down to Spanish Fork on August 4th through August 16th to pick up your limited time exclusive event FanX® Salt Lake Comic Convention™ 2018 event poster!   [av_button label='RSVP on Facebook' link='manually,https://www.facebook.com/events/2170482836522515/' link_target='_blank' size='x-large' position='center' label_display='' icon_select='yes' icon='ue8f5' font='entypo-fontello' color='theme-color' custom_bg='#444444' custom_font='#ffffff' av_uid='av-25v0wi' custom_class='' admin_preview_bg='']   ALL 62 EXCLUSIVE ...

ABC4: Vote your favorite person into the Cosplay Hall of Fame at FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention

(ABC 4 Utah) Ro Malaga, FanX® Producer, joined Nicea DeGering, to talk about all things Cosplay at FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention. Since its inception, FanX has strongly been committed to supporting the cosplay community. FanX® Salt Lake Comic Convention™ honors cosplayers who not only exhibit exceptional talent at their craf, but also give back to the community. It takes hours of work to create their stunning outfits. Then, they go the extra mile for charity work and helping in ways that only they can. They are part of the FanX® family and have welcomed them into the Cosplay Hall of ...
Twitter Winners 7/20/18

Twitter Winners 7/20/18

We’re always giving away cool prizes on Twitter! For a chance to win FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention passes and cool swag, follow our official Twitter account, then watch your timeline for our tweets. Follow the directions in the contest tweet to enter to win; usually we ask our fans to help us spread the word with a retweet. It’s easy! THE LATEST TWITTER CONTEST WINNERS ARE… 7/20/18 Winners. One pass/prize per winner unless noted. FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention 2018 is September 6-8, 2018 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Event passes are eligible for upgrade. Pair of Multipasses ...

Mental Health and Our Community, plus Fundraiser for Jonathan Lloyd

Team FanX is very saddened about the unexpected loss of cosplayer and Kids Heroes Foundation member, Jonathan Lloyd, and other recent deaths in the local cosplay community. Help Is Available If you are currently struggling with mental health issues, domestic violence, substance abuse, or similar topics, we urge you to take a moment to browse the resources made available by Cosplayer Survivor Support Network’s website. Learn more about this organization, here.   If you or someone you know is in a life-threatening emergency or in immediate danger of harming themselves, please ...

FanX® Announces Community Council to Address and Prevent Harassment, in Partnership with the League of Utah Volunteers (LUV)

SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--FanX® Salt Lake Comic Convention™ (https://fanxsaltlake.com/), as part of its ongoing efforts to make fandom events more accessible to and enjoyable for all members of the community, has taken further steps to prevent and address harassment with the formal launch of the Community Council on Harassment and Safety, which is housed and administered through the League of Utah Volunteers (LUV). FanX is also pleased to announce the 10 founding members of the Council, who are further described below. The Council will immediately begin its work to: review issues ...
Instagram Winners 7/3/18

Instagram Winners 7/3/18

We’re always giving away cool prizes on Instagram! For a chance to win FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention passes and cool swag, follow our official Instagram account, then watch your timeline for our poss. Follow the directions in the contest post to enter to win; usually, we ask our fans to help us spread the word by tagging a friend. It’s easy! THE LATEST INSTAGRAM CONTEST WINNERS ARE… 7/3/18 Winners. One pass/prize per winner unless noted. FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention 2018 is September 6-8, 2018 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Event passes are eligible for upgrade. Multipass ...
Twitter Winners 7/3/18

Twitter Winners 7/3/18

We’re always giving away cool prizes on Twitter! For a chance to win FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention passes and cool swag, follow our official Twitter account, then watch your timeline for our tweets. Follow the directions in the contest tweet to enter to win; usually we ask our fans to help us spread the word with a retweet. It’s easy! THE LATEST TWITTER CONTEST WINNERS ARE… 7/3/18 Winners. One pass/prize per winner unless noted. FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention 2018 is September 6-8, 2018 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Event passes are eligible for upgrade. Gold Pass ...
Utah Office of the Attorney General: FanX Harassment Hotline

Utah Office of the Attorney General: FanX Harassment Hotline

The Utah Attorney General’s Office is proud to partner with FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention to bring a 24/7 harassment hotline to the 2018 conference this September.  This initiative follows in the footsteps of a similar successful effort at the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year. You can find the FanX press release here. Together, we hope to send a clear message to participants that bullying, abuse, assault, or harassment of any kind will not be tolerated. During the event, anyone witnessing a violation of the Zero Tolerance Harassment Policy should call the hotline. Reports ...

Press Release: FanX Announces Partnership with Utah Attorney General, Additional Program Updates for September 6-8, 2018, Event

AG's Office to Provide a 24/7 Hotline for Harassment Complaints During the September 6-8 FanX 2018 Event   SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In a move that underscores the increasing efforts of FanX® Salt Lake Comic Convention™ (https://fanxsaltlake.com/) to make its Universal Zero Tolerance Harassment Policy as strong and effective as possible, FanX has entered a partnership with the Utah Attorney General’s Office, which will serve as the front line of support via a 24/7 harassment hotline during the FanX 2018 conference, September 6-8. Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes has ...

Utah’s Attorney General, Sean Reyes, Will Support FanX 2018 With A 24/7 Hotline

Our most recent posts have generated a lot of interest. We thank you for all of your feedback, both positive and negative, as it is your input—all of it--that helps us to grow as a community.  We encourage you to review those posts here and here.  In addition, we thought you might like to know a little bit more about what has been happening behind the scenes, too. We’ll issue a press release with our formal announcements next week, but in the meantime wanted to share this update with you. We’ve been working with Utah’s Attorney General, Sean Reyes and his office to create a 24/7 ...
Twitter Winners 6/22/18

Twitter Winners 6/22/18

We’re always giving away cool prizes on Twitter! For a chance to win FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention passes and cool swag, follow our official Twitter account, then watch your timeline for our tweets. Follow the directions in the contest tweet to enter to win; usually we ask our fans to help us spread the word with a retweet. It’s easy! THE LATEST TWITTER CONTEST WINNERS ARE… 6/22/18 Winners. One pass/prize per winner unless noted. FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention 2018 is September 6-8, 2018 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Event passes are eligible for upgrade. Multipass ...
Instagram Winners 6/22/18

Instagram Winners 6/22/18

We’re always giving away cool prizes on Instagram! For a chance to win FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention passes and cool swag, follow our official Instagram account, then watch your timeline for our poss. Follow the directions in the contest post to enter to win; usually, we ask our fans to help us spread the word by tagging a friend. It’s easy! THE LATEST INSTAGRAM CONTEST WINNERS ARE… 6/22/18 Winners. One pass/prize per winner unless noted. FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention 2018 is September 6-8, 2018 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Event passes are eligible for upgrade. Multipass ...

T-Shirt Deadline

T-shirt deadline approaching!! Worried you won’t have the perfect t-shirt for FanX18? Worry no longer! Order your VIP or Gold Passes to FanX® Salt Lake Comic Convention 2018 by Saturday, June 30, 2018 at 11:59PM to receive an exclusive t-shirt. Act now so you don’t miss out on this epic swag! If you have already ordered your VIP or Gold Pass, please confirm that your t-shirt size is correct in your Growtix account. Learn how, here. Get your VIP and Gold Pass perks mailed to you if you order by our Shipping Deadline, Monday, July 16, 2018 at 11:59PM. Learn more, here. What entitlements ...
Instagram Winners 6/11/18

Instagram Winners 6/11/18

We’re always giving away cool prizes on Instagram! For a chance to win FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention passes and cool swag, follow our official Instagram account, then watch your timeline for our poss. Follow the directions in the contest post to enter to win; usually, we ask our fans to help us spread the word by tagging a friend. It’s easy! THE LATEST INSTAGRAM CONTEST WINNERS ARE… 6/11/18 Winners. One pass/prize per winner unless noted. FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention 2018 is September 6-8, 2018 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Event passes are eligible for upgrade. Multipass ...
Twitter Winners 6/11/18

Twitter Winners 6/11/18

We’re always giving away cool prizes on Twitter! For a chance to win FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention passes and cool swag, follow our official Twitter account, then watch your timeline for our tweets. Follow the directions in the contest tweet to enter to win; usually we ask our fans to help us spread the word with a retweet. It’s easy! THE LATEST TWITTER CONTEST WINNERS ARE… 6/11/18 Winners. One pass/prize per winner unless noted. FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention 2018 is September 6-8, 2018 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Event passes are eligible for upgrade. Multipass ...
Solo: A Star Wars Story Private Screening Winners

Solo: A Star Wars Story Private Screening Winners

To celebrate our private screening of Solo: A Star Wars Story, we held contests on our official Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram! For a chance to win FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention passes and cool swag, follow our official Instagram account, our official Twitter account, and RSVP to our Facebook Events. Then watch your timeline or notifications for our contest posts. Follow the directions in the contest post to enter to win; usually, we ask our fans to help us spread the word by tagging a friend, sharing or retweeting a post. It’s easy! Deadpool 2 Private Screening Winners are… One ...

Deadpool 2 Private Screening Winners

To celebrate our private screening of Deadpool 2, we held contests on our official Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram! For a chance to win FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention passes and cool swag, follow our official Instagram account, our official Twitter account, and RSVP to our Facebook Events. Then watch your timeline or notifications for our contest posts. Follow the directions in the contest post to enter to win; usually, we ask our fans to help us spread the word by tagging a friend, sharing or retweeting a post. It’s easy! Deadpool 2 Private Screening Winners are… One pair of ...
Facebook Events Winners 5/11/2018

Facebook Events Winners 5/11/2018

We’re always giving away cool prizes on Facebook! For a chance to win 2018 FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention passes, Photo Ops and other cool swag, follow our official Facebook Events Page and join the events for your dream Celebrity guests. Follow the directions in the contest post to enter to win. It’s easy! THE LATEST FACEBOOK EVENTS CONTEST WINNERS ARE… 5/11/2018 Winners. One pass/prize per winner unless noted. FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention 2018 is September 6-8, 2018 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Photo Ops are eligible for upgrade. Karen Chidester Photo Op with Tim Curry @Tim Curry ...
Twitter Winners 5/11/18

Twitter Winners 5/11/18

We’re always giving away cool prizes on Twitter! For a chance to win FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention passes and cool swag, follow our official Twitter account, then watch your timeline for our tweets. Follow the directions in the contest tweet to enter to win; usually we ask our fans to help us spread the word with a retweet. It’s easy! THE LATEST TWITTER CONTEST WINNERS ARE… 5/11/18 Winners. One pass/prize per winner unless noted. FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention 2018 is September 6-8, 2018 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Event passes are eligible for upgrade. Multipass ...

May the 4th the Events

Don’t miss out on all the amazing community events happening around Utah for May The Fourth Be With you!   Clark Planetarium - May the 4th Be With You Celebration! Clark Planetarium is partnering with Alpine Garrison to bring you a far far away galaxy experience. All movies and dome shows starting at or after 4:00 PM are only $4, including tax. Enjoy laser shows (with U2 to the mix at 7 PM), photo ops with Alpine Garrison in our lobby, real life-size droids, and a costume and lightsaber behind-the-designs table. Urban Arts Gallery - Come celebrate Star Wars Day on May the 4th ...
Instagram Winners 4/30/18

Instagram Winners 4/30/18

We’re always giving away cool prizes on Instagram! For a chance to win FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention passes and cool swag, follow our official Instagram account, then watch your timeline for our poss. Follow the directions in the contest post to enter to win; usually we ask our fans to help us spread the word by tagging a friend. It’s easy! THE LATEST INSTAGRAM CONTEST WINNERS ARE… 4/30/18 Winners. One pass/prize per winner unless noted. FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention 2018 is September 6-8, 2018 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Event passes are eligible for upgrade. Multipass ...
Twitter Winners 4/27/18

Twitter Winners 4/27/18

We’re always giving away cool prizes on Twitter! For a chance to win FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention passes and cool swag, follow our official Twitter account, then watch your timeline for our tweets. Follow the directions in the contest tweet to enter to win; usually we ask our fans to help us spread the word with a retweet. It’s easy! THE LATEST TWITTER CONTEST WINNERS ARE… 4/27/18 Winners. One pass/prize per winner unless noted. FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention 2018 is September 6-8, 2018 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Event passes are eligible for upgrade. Multipass ...

Press Release: Smallville’s Superman and Lex Luthor Will Celebrate Eight Decades of Superman at FanX® 2018

- Tom Welling and Michael Rosenbaum will both be appearing at FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention 2018 on September 6-8, 2018 as part of the 80 years of Superman celebration -   SALT LAKE CITY – April 26, 2018 - 2018 marks the 80th anniversary of Superman and FanX® Salt Lake Comic Convention™ will be celebrating in style with Tom Welling and Michael Rosenbaum, the stars of the hit TV series, Smallville.   Welling played Clark Kent/Superman and Rosenbaum played Lex Luthor on Smallville. Rosenbaum’s portrayal of Luthor earned him a spot on TV Guide’s 2013 list of the 60 Nastiest ...
Thank You to Our Wonderful Volunteers!!!

Thank You to Our Wonderful Volunteers!!!

As National Volunteer Week 2018 draws to a close, we wanted to take a minute to thank you for your contributions to FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention. Without our Volunteer Team, our events would not run as well as they do.To give you an idea of what your time has done for this event since 2013. You have helped more than 300 celebrity guests. You have worked on Volunteer Teams as large as 1200 people You have assisted more than 200,000 guests with their Convention experience. As a group, you have volunteered for more than 1,000,000,000 total hours. And so so much more!!!! There is no way ...
DESERET NEWS: ‘Utah’s the place’: FanX is 5 months away but cosplay is in full swing

DESERET NEWS: ‘Utah’s the place’: FanX is 5 months away but cosplay is in full swing

(DESERET NEWS) SALT LAKE CITY — FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention  — may not be coming until Sept. 6-8, but cosplay fans still had plenty to be excited about during a press conference at the Utah State Capitol on April 11 with founders Dan Farr and Bryan Brandenburg. Beneath the rotunda of the historic building, a slew of classic characters — from stormtroopers to Spiderman — gathered to hear the newest list of celebrities that would be attending the 2018 convention. Dressed as “X-Men’s” Wolverine, Fountain Green, Sanpete County, native Jake Putnam carried his child in a stroller up the ...

Press Release: FanX® Salt Lake Comic Convention™ Announces 2018 Event

SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--At a press conference at the Utah State Capitol, FanX® Salt Lake Comic Convention™ (https://fanxsaltlake.com/) announced celebrity guests and two new programs for the 2018 convention on September 6-8, 2018. New guests for FanX 2018 include Tom Welling, Chuck Norris, Tricia Helfer, John Wesley Shipp and the cast of RWBY, including Lindsay Jones, Arryn Zech, Kara Eberle and Vic Mignogna. Norris is an actor, producer, author and martial artist. He’s starred in a number of action movies, including Way of the Dragon, Bruce Lee, Missing in ...

Press Release: FanX® Salt Lake Comic Convention™ Launches League of Utah Volunteers

SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today FanX® Salt Lake Comic Convention™ (https://fanxsaltlake.com/) publicly announced the formation of the League of Utah Volunteers (LUV). LUV was created to unite FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention fans in volunteering and making a difference in the community. LUV not only manages volunteers for FanX, but also will be supporting a multitude of community groups and nonprofits with reliable volunteers, cosplayers, technology management tools, and fundraising resources. Utah is known for its volunteerism and the hospitality of its residents. Since ...

ABC4: FanX announces two new programs and celebrity guest lineup for 2018 convention

SALT LAKE CITY (News4Utah) - FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention announced their celebrity guests and two new programs for the 2018 convention Wednesday in a press conference at the Utah State Capitol. New guests for FanX 2018 include Tom Welling, Chuck Norris, Tricia Helfer, John Wesley Shipp and the cast of RWBY (Lindsay Jones, Arryn Zech, Kara Eberle and Vic Mignogna). FanX organizers have already announced several guests including Evangeline Lilly, Tim Curry, Karl Urban, Jennifer Morrison, Jason David Frank, Paige O’Hara and Robby Benson, Paul Reubens, Gaten Matarazzo, Amy Jo Johnson, ...
DAILY HERALD: FanX update: Chuck Norris and changes in store for FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention 2018

DAILY HERALD: FanX update: Chuck Norris and changes in store for FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention 2018

(DAILY HERALD) Chuck Norris doesn’t go to fan conventions. Fan conventions come to him. So the fact that Chuck Norris is slated to be a guest at FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention 2018 this September? Well, it’s something. Norris was one of several guests announced as additions to the fall convention lineup at a press conference at the Utah State Capitol in Salt Lake City Wednesday morning. Known for his work in action films, as well as directing, producing, writing and as a martial artist, Norris has quite the reputation, and his announcement brought a slew of Chuck Norris jokes ...

KUTV: FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention announces new guests

(KUTV) FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention announced new guests for their 2018 event, taking place September 6-8. The most prominent guest among the new announcements is Chuck Norris, best known for his screen time with martial arts legend Bruce Lee and his role on 90s television show Walker, Texas Ranger. Tom Welling, Tricia Helfer, John Wesley Shipp and the cast of RWBY will also be featured guests at the comic convention. Welling is best known for his portrayal of Clark Kent on the Warner Brothers (WB) hit series Smallville and Marcus Pierce in FOX's Lucifer. Helfer is a model and ...
Twitter Winners 3/30/18

Twitter Winners 3/30/18

We’re always giving away cool prizes on Twitter! For a chance to win FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention passes and cool swag, follow our official Twitter account, then watch your timeline for our tweets. Follow the directions in the contest tweet to enter to win; usually we ask our fans to help us spread the word with a retweet. It’s easy! THE LATEST TWITTER CONTEST WINNERS ARE… 3/30/18 Winners. One pass/prize per winner unless noted. FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention 2018 is September 6-8, 2018 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Event passes are eligible for upgrade. Multipass ...
Instagram Winners 3/30/18

Instagram Winners 3/30/18

We’re always giving away cool prizes on Instagram! For a chance to win FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention passes and cool swag, follow our official Instagram account, then watch your timeline for our poss. Follow the directions in the contest post to enter to win; usually we ask our fans to help us spread the word by tagging a friend. It’s easy! THE LATEST INSTAGRAM CONTEST WINNERS ARE… 3/30/18 Winners. One pass/prize per winner unless noted. FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention 2018 is September 6-8, 2018 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Event passes are eligible for upgrade. Multipass ...

Ready Player One Private Screening Winners

To celebrate our private screening of Ready Player One, we held contests on our official Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram! For a chance to win FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention passes and cool swag, follow our official Instagram account, our official Twitter account, and RSVP to our Facebook Events. Then watch your timeline or notifications for our contest posts. Follow the directions in the contest post to enter to win; usually we ask our fans to help us spread the word by tagging a friend, sharing or retweeting a post. It’s easy! READY PLAYER ONE PRIVATE SCREENING WINNERS ARE… One ...
Join our Community Board on Pinterest

Join our Community Board on Pinterest

Our FanX Community Board on Pinterest for pins by and for fellow geeks! Our Community Board is for sharing geek culture and fandom-relevant pins. Follow this board to get pins from our collaborators. Board Rules: Please keep descriptions accurate, make sure links lead to an original source and are not spammy, and don’t flood the board. Be aware of previous pins to avoid duplicates and use common sense to avoid too-naughty pins. We reserve the right to remove pins and group members. To become a collaborator, message us on Pinterest or email [email protected] for an invite.

Avengers: Infinity War Private Screening Winners

To celebrate our private screening of Avengers: Infinity War, we held contests on our official Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram! For a chance to win FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention passes and cool swag, follow our official Instagram account, our official Twitter account, and RSVP to our Facebook Events. Then watch your timeline or notifications for our contest posts. Follow the directions in the contest post to enter to win; usually we ask our fans to help us spread the word by tagging a friend, sharing or retweeting a post. It’s easy! THE AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR PRIVATE SCREENING ...
ABC4: ‘Once Upon a Time’ star to appear at FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention

ABC4: ‘Once Upon a Time’ star to appear at FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (News4Utah) – Organizers revealed a FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention 2018 guest Wednesday. American actress and producer Jennifer Morrison is slated to appear at the September event. She is known for her roles as Dr. Allison Cameron in the medical-drama series House and Emma Swan in the ABC adventure-fantasy series Once Upon a Time. She also has portrayed Zoey Pierson, one of Ted Mosby’s love interests on the comedy series How I Met Your Mother, and Winona Kirk, mother of James T. Kirk in the science-fiction film Star Trek. CLICK HERE to read the full article
Herald Extra: Evangeline Lilly of ‘Lost,’ ‘Ant-Man,’ ‘Hobbit’ heading to FanX: Salt Lake Comic Convention

Herald Extra: Evangeline Lilly of ‘Lost,’ ‘Ant-Man,’ ‘Hobbit’ heading to FanX: Salt Lake Comic Convention

(Herald Extra) PROVO —  Though starring as Kate Austen in the television series "Lost" provided a jump start to her career as an actress, it’s definitely not the only strong female role Evangeline Lilly has brought to life. Lilly also starred as the Silvan Wood-Elf Tauriel in “The Hobbit” film series and as Hope van Dyne in the 2015 Marvel film “Ant-Man.” Now she’s gearing up to meet fans of all her roles as a guest at FanX: Salt Lake Comic Convention 2018, set for Sept. 6-8 at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City. According to FanX co-founder Dan Farr, bringing Lilly to ...
The Spectrum: Excuse me, but Evangeline Lilly is coming to Salt Lake’s FanX

The Spectrum: Excuse me, but Evangeline Lilly is coming to Salt Lake’s FanX

(Deseret News) SALT LAKE CITY —  We're just a couple of months into the year, but I've already received some amazing news from the FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention camp: "Ant-Man and the Wasp" star Evangeline Lilly will be gracing Utah with her presence. Although fans will, no doubt, know and love her as Hope Van Dyne in the "Ant-Man" movies (as I do), or Tauriel the elf in "The Hobbit" trilogy, or Kate Austen in "Lost," there's another project Lilly has under her belt that holds more importance to her than acting. "I got to meet her at San Diego Comic Con," FanX ...

Deseret News: FanX to bring the voices of Disney’s ‘Beauty and the Beast’ to Utah this fall

(Deseret News) SALT LAKE CITY — FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention announced on Wednesday that they are ready to make Disney's Belle and the Beast "our guests" at this fall's FanX convention, Sept. 6-8.  Singers and actors Paige O'Hara and Robby Benson, who voiced Belle and the Beast in the 1991 Disney animated classic "Beauty and the Beast," will join a growing roster of celebrities which so far includes Tim Curry, Paul Reubens, Gaten Matarazzo of "Stranger Things" and others for the 2018 convention. FanX founder and president Dan Farr told the Deseret News that the convention is able to ...
ABC4: Karl Urban coming to FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention 2018

ABC4: Karl Urban coming to FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention 2018

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (News4Utah) – FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention organizers announced another celebrity guest for the September event. New Zealand actor Karl-Heinz Urban is scheduled for the September event. His exact appearance scheduled has not yet been announced. Urban is best known for his roles as Eomer in The Lord of the Rings Trilogy, Bones in Star Trek, Star Trek: Beyond, Star Trek: Into Darkness and Skurge in Thor: Ragnarok. He also played Julius Caesar and Cupid in Xena: Warrior Princess and Hercules: The Legendary Journeys(...) CLICK HERE to Read Full Article

GAME OF THRONES SEASON 6 TRAILER: “YOU’RE IN THE GREAT GAME NOW”

Warning: This Game of Thrones Trailer has mature content We had to wait a little longer than we’re used to, but it was all worth it, because HBO has finally released the trailer for Game of Thrones season six, which means Game of Thrones season six is almost here! It’s a very moody preview of a crazy season that will have “the biggest moments on television that have ever existed.” The trailer begins with a dark close-up of Jon Snow where we left him, bleeding out into the snow, and ends with Davos Seaworth apologizing to his lifeless (or not?) corpse. Game of Thrones returns to HBO on ...

WATCH THIS: NEW TRAILER FOR MYTHOLOGY FILM ‘GODS OF EGYPT’

Lionsgate has debuted a new international trailer for their upcoming Egyptian mythology epic, Gods of Egypt, giving us a new glimpse at the colorfully over-the-top ancient fantasy world come to life! The film stars Gerard Butler as Set, the cruel god who ushered in an age of darkness after usurping the throne. When the young mortal Bek (Brenton Thwaites) enlists the help of another powerful god, Horus (Salt Lake Comic Convention Alum Nikolaj Coster-Waldau), they lead a rebellion to overthrow the merciless king. The film also stars Elodie Yung, Abbey Lee, Geoffrey Rush, Chadwick ...

BAD LIP READING: THE AVENGERS ARE…A LITTLE BIT COUNTRY

The latest montage from Bad Lip Reading,  the team who quite literally put words in people’s mouths, reimagines the superheroes as hillbillies in Redneck Avengers: Tulsa Nights.  Instead of the heated discussions of Joss Whedon’s 2012 smash hit, BLR give us conversations about hay, Skittles, chewing gum, adorable emojis, Yoda, Beanie Babies, nachos, ice sculpting, doughnuts, beef jerky and much, much more.

CHECK OUT THIS AWESOME STAR WARS ANIME SHORT “TIE FIGHTER”

There’s a lot of Star Wars fan films out there, so it takes some pretty impressive work in order for people to turn their heads and actually check one out every now and then. Well, it looks like animator Paul Johnson’s anime short TIE Fighter is one of those films. Johnson has spent the last four years making this short film that takes a look at a space battle from the point-of-view of the Galactic Empire, making some of the pilots in the iconic ships actual characters as opposed to just faceless soldiers.

From Fantasy Film to Tights: 4 Fairy Wing Tutorials for All Levels

By Ashley Hasna   Tinkerbell, Crysta, Navi, and of course the newly reimagined Maleficent may exist in different realms, but they have one thing in common: fairy blood. Despite their diverse colors, sizes, and wings, each of these characters are considered fairies. Although small finger-sized creatures immediately come to mind, fairies can be the size of a full-grown human. (Not to be confused with angels—think more of a Fairy Godmother figure.) And like fae folks’ sizes, their mode of transportation is as distinctive as they are. Just like people, fairy wings are all different. ...

THE BEST SOUVENIR AT COMIC CONVENTION: PHOTO OPS AND AUTOGRAPHS

By Ashley Hasna   No need to use Photoshop for your favorite celebrity’s pretty profile or autograph, because they’ll be in the same building as you at FanX® Salt Lake Comic Convention™ Get a souvenir from their visit by getting their autograph or taking a photo together (called a Photo Op). Take time to freeze the moment with a professional Photo Op. Celebrities get just as excited to see their fandoms as the fans are to see them outside of a screen. Co-Founder Dan Farr explains autographs and photo ops are “more about the meeting and the memento. I love seeing the smiles and ...

Tips for parking at FanX® Salt Lake Comic Convention™

Parking at the Salt Palace: There are two underground parking garages. The first is located at 185 West 200 South, the second is located at 50 South 300 West. Bicycle racks can also been found in various places around the Salt Palace if you choose to ride your bike. These are paid parking lots. Parking near the venue at City Creek Center: You can access parking on West Temple, and then walk to the Salt Palace. Rates: $5 for up to 3 hours $4 per hour after the initial 3 hours. Frontrunner and Trax: Don’t want to drive into downtown? You can take Frontrunner from many stations ...