GalaxyFest is the preeminent pop culture festival/comic convention across the Front Range of Colorado. It’s a weekend filled with artists, authors, vendors and celebrities for all ages.
The first comic convention in Colorado Springs, also known as GalaxyFest, is in its 7th year of drawing numerous fans, cosplayers, independent film artists, and gamers from across Colorado, Wyoming, New Mexico and more.
GalaxyFest is a celebration of the eclectic arts and pop culture, bringing the community together. Celebrity guests, artists and authors...it's the most awesome three days of the year!
Every corner and closet of the Antler's hotel is crammed with nothing but pop culture, from anime to zombies, from Star Trek to Star Wars. The celebration starts on Friday morning and does not stop until Sunday evening.
GalaxyFest is a family event throughout the weekend. There is something for everyone. Friday and Saturday nights are filled with 21 and over events. Sunday is kid's day, 12 and under free with a paid adult. Keep an eye out for exclusive VIP events. Kick off the year and the con season with the premier multi-genre pop culture event across the Front Range.
What hotels are available? The Antlers (host hotel) has agreed to GalaxyFest pricing for the weekend. Pricing is discounted and includes numerous amenities.
What are my transport/parking options getting to the event? Park in the garage of the Antlers, get your ticket stamped and receive free parking for the event. Alternate parking is available in public parking garages and on city streets. Parking garages are very reasonable. Oversize parking is available; contact Antlers for details.
What can/can't I bring to the event? For a more complete answer see FAQ on the website. In summary, weapons must be of cosplay nature and not real. All weapons will be checked, tagged and rendored safe by security. Yes, it's Colorado, but cannibis is regulated by numerous city and state laws, be sure you know these laws!
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event? Yes and No. Your Eventbrite ticket will come to you via your email. There is a bar code that can be scanned for admittance to the event. If you have a smart phone and can access your email with the bar code, you do not need a hard copy.
The name on the registration/ticket doesn't match the attendee. Is that okay? No. Each bar code and registration is unique and can only be checked-in once. Your ID and ticket must match. Many events within our event are over 18 and require proof of age.
Various ticket prices are available with VIP, general admission, kid, military, students and first responders special pricing.
Children age 6 and under are free and Sunday is free for kids 12 and under (with paid adult).
General admission adult (13+) tickets:
General admission children (ages 7-12) tickets:
General admission military, first responder, and student tickets:
Phone: (719) 629-7924
2019/02/01 - 2019/02/03
Additional time info:
Hours will vary and will be posted on the website and Facebook pages once they are determined.
General all age admission is allowed prior to 8 pm on Friday and Saturday nights. After 8 p.m., the festival is open to all adults (18 and over) on those two evenings. *Adult content may not be appropriate for everyone. Review website for all programming.