FAQs

Quick FAQs

When will a full schedule of events be live?

The full schedule of events is usually live about a month before the convention.


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Can I bring a bag?

Yes, however all bags are subject to security check. Find out more about safety here:


Safety Info

Which Hotels are recommended by GalaxyCon Richmond?

We have arranged for special discounts at nearby hotels.


Hotel Info

What if a celebrity cancels?

We do our best to avoid cancellations, however if they do occur we will fully refund all autograph and photo op tickets for that celebrity.

How can I purchase tickets for GalaxyCon Richmond?

Single Day and Multi-Day Tickets are on Sale. Kids 9 & Under get Free Admission and do not need a ticket.


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CAN I TAKE PHOTOS OF CELEBRITIES FROM A DISTANCE WITHOUT PAYING?

No photos are allowed in the celebrity autograph or photo op area unless you have purchased a photo through a celebrity handler

How can I purchase celebrity autographs?

All Celebrity Autographs can be purchased with “cash only” at the celebrity’s booth at the convention.

How can I get a selfie with a celebrity?

If a celebrity will be available for selfie photos, these will be sold at the celebrity’s booth for cash only at the convention.

How do celebrity photo ops work?

Up to 4 people can be in one photo op with a celebrity or group of celebrities. More info:


Photo Ops Info

What are your accessibility services?

For more information, visit our accessibility page.


Accessibility

How can I purchase professional celebrity photo ops?

Professional celebrity photo ops are available for purchase online in advance with a credit card or at the event with cash only. Photo Ops and Autograph sales are live now.


Photo Ops Info

How do I know which days my favorite celebrities will be at GalaxyCon Richmond?

You can find appearance days on our guest lineup.


Guest Info

Do any celebrities sign autographs for free?

Some anime voice actors will sign one item you bring from home (or your program guide) for free. Please review the details of each guest that you are interested in to find out autograph specifics.

Can I bring my own item to be signed by a celebrity?

Our celebrity guests most often sign any items that you bring. However it is up to the individual celebrities discretion if they will or will not sign a certain item. Celebrities will also have photographs at their tables available to sign.

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What can I do at GalaxyCon Richmond?

Click here for our top events! You can meet celebrities from movies, TV shows, cartoons, anime, and more at GalaxyCon Richmond in the Exhibition Hall and also at scheduled Q&As.

You can browse among hundreds of artists, writers, craftspeople, and other vendors selling comics, toys, posters, and other collectibles.

You can watch and participate in our special events such as Celebrity Q&As, Comic Creator Q&As, Voice Actor Q&As, Costume Contests, FSCW Cosplay Wrestling, Fan Panels, Workshops, Meetups, Cosplay Photo Shoots, a Film Festival, and more.

What are the benefits of being a VIP?

Please visit the tickets page to find out more about being a VIP.

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FESTIVAL EVENT HOURS:
FRIDAY: 12pm to 1am
SATURDAY: 10am to 2am
SUNDAY: 10am to 8pm

EXHIBITION HALL HOURS:
FRIDAY: 12pm to 8pm
SATURDAY: 10am to 8pm
SUNDAY: 10am to 6:30pm

LOCATION

403 N 3rd st, Richmond, VA 23219
richmond@galaxycon.com
919-907-0424

FESTIVAL EVENT HOURS:
FRIDAY: 12pm to 1am
SATURDAY: 10am to 2am
SUNDAY: 10am to 8pm

EXHIBITION HALL HOURS:
FRIDAY: 12pm to 8pm
SATURDAY: 10am to 8pm
SUNDAY: 10am to 6:30pm

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