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Oz Comic-Con Brisbane | For Families and Kids

Oz Comic-Con Brisbane is back this September! Do you and your kids enjoy watching movies, television shows and animations? Have you ever been tempted to dress up alongside your children, or perhaps meet the people who bring those long favoured characters to life? This September, make those daydreams a reality by taking the family to Oz Comic-Con Brisbane. Don’t worry if you’re not really into dress ups, there are plenty of cosplayers there to wow you and the kids with their amazing costumes and design features.

When and where to find Oz Comic-Con – Dates 16 and 17 September 2023

Across the weekend of the 16 and 17 September 2023 you can attend Oz Comic-Con in Brisbane with your family at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre. Opening hours are 9.30am – 4.30pm both Saturday and Sunday. Parking is ample beneath the centre with varying prices ranging from $15-$35. Alternatively, you can catch the train in and make the 10-15 minute walk from South Brisbane Station. You also have options to come in via the City Cat or the Busway.

Did you know kids travel free on public transport on the weekends? It’s true! Find out more here! 

Adult and child-friendly events at Oz Comic-Con

Show your kids (and your own inner creative) some of the best examples of work to have evolved from the world of pop culture. Learn more about becoming an artist, illustrator, filmmaker, game designer or comic artist with workshops also being held in costume creation, animatronics, mask making, 3D printing, casting and illustrative design. There will be panels, actors, and a range of artists who work across comic, film and animation design sharing discussions and answering questions throughout the day. You may purchase autographs and/or photographs from your favourites with a long list of guests and individual pricing available at www.ozcomiccon.com.

How to get involved in cosplay with your kids

Oz Comic-Con Brisbane Pikachu

For those who would like to dress up and become fully immersed in the atmosphere there are a number of events in which to be entered. Adults can get involved in the cosplay parade, or for the more serious, the championships. Kids can also get involved in an onstage parade where they can pose for photos disguised as their favourite characters. 

How much does Oz Comic-Con cost in Brisbane?

Prices for 2023

Prices for the Oz Comic Con Brisbane 2023 are as follows:
Early bird single day pass $45 (aged 13+) /Early bird child day pass $25 (aged 5 – 12)
Early bird weekend pass $67.50 (aged 13+) / Early bird child weekend pass $32.50 (aged 5 – 12)

Family passes
Early bird family single day bundle $99 (2 adults, 2 children)
Early bird family weekend pass bundle $155 (2 adults, 2 children)

Collectors pass
Includes entry to Saturday and Sunday $119

VIP Pass
Skip the queues $399

For more ticketing information follow this link.

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Janine Mergler

Janine Mergler is a veteran Queensland teacher, graduating from QUT with a BEd majoring in Social Sciences. After many years in the classroom, Janine moved on to academia. She has proudly trained new generations of teachers in her role as a lecturer at Queensland University of Technology Faculty of Education. She has also worked in the Queensland Government as an education specialist, developing education resources and delivering community awareness programs to help families conserve water. Currently she is the owner and editor of Families Magazine, a publication specifically targeted at parents who value a quality education for children.  Janine leads a team of professionals who write about family lifestyle, early childhood, schools and education information and family-friendly events.

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