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Comic and Entertainment Expo

Come to the spectacular Comic and Entertainment Expo March 22-24 at Chicago’s McCormick Place and stay at the nearby and affordable Best Western Plus Hyde Park in historic Hyde Park!

The panels at C2E2 span every fandom imaginable. It’s a pop culture junkie’s dream! We’re busy planning for C2E2 2019, our 10th Edition. It’s going to be the best C2E2 yet! We’d love to invite you to be a part of the show, and check out some of the amazing panels from past C2E2sThe Comic and Entertainment Expo March 22-24.

Featured guests: Paul Rudd, Alicia Silverstone, Donald Faison, David Tenant, and Matt Smith! Enjoy tons of comics, gaming, TV and movie guests, and get photos and autographs! There will be lots of guests in kid’s entertainment!

The C2E2 Crown Championships of Cosplay, presented by SINGER, is the largest and most prestigious cosplay competition in the world. Don’t miss its return to Chicago on Saturday, March 23, 2019. This is the final stop in the ReedPOP’s 2018 Global Championships of Cosplay competition circuit.

The C2E2 Crown Championships of Cosplay will feature regional cosplay champions from around the world. Countries represented include the United States, Australia, China, Austria, Singapore, Indonesia, India, Korea, France, the UK, and South Africa. Cosplayers will battle it out for over $10,000 in cash prizes as well as the title of Global Champion of Cosplay.

McCormick Place is located at 2301 South King Drive. For tickets to the Comic and Entertainment Expo and a full schedule of performers and events, go online to and follow the prompts.

Make your Comic and Entertainment Expo Convention experience even more enjoyable by staying at the Best Western Plus Hyde Park Chicago. The hotel offers free shuttle bus service to and from the Loop area and is close to bus and train services. Enjoy the free breakfast. AND Jazz and seafood buffet (non-seafood items available) Friday nights.