ECCC Hours & Location 

ECCC is located at Seattle Convention Center in downtown Seattle, WA. ECCC also takes over the nearby TCC, Grand Hyatt, and the Sheraton. Here’s when the show opens and closes every day. Remember, After Dark and gaming run late into the night.

GENERAL SHOW

  • Thursday: 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM
  • Friday: 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM
  • Saturday: 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM
  • Sunday: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

PANELS

  • Thursday: 11:00 AM   – 9:00 PM
  • Friday: 11:00 AM   – 9:00 PM
  • Saturday: 11:00 AM – 9:00 PM
  • Sunday: 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM

GAMING ZONE HOURS

  • Thursday: 10:00 AM – 12:00 AM
  • Friday: 10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
  • Saturday: 10:00 AM – 12:00 AM
  • Sunday: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Will Call: Fan/Press/Pros (Grand Hyatt)

  • Wednesday: 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
  • Thursday: 8:00 AM – 7:00 PM
  • Friday: 8:00 AM – 7:00 PM
  • Saturday: 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Sunday: 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM


Health & Safety at ECCC

Approved face coverings will be required throughout all areas of the show and we are strongly recommending the use of high-quality face coverings while at the show, such as a certified N95, KN95, or KN94 mask. You can find more information here on our guidance on acceptable facial coverings. Face coverings will be available onsite, but we recommend you bring your own.


GUESTS

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Get Autographs Without Attending a Show!

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Thursday Panel Highlights

K-Pop Dance Workshop (THE KOMPANY)

Thursday, Aug 18 | 12:45 PM | Pop Asia Interactive (TCC Tahoma LVL 3) 

Come learn the official choreography to K-Pop hits with dancers from THE KOMPANY! No dance experience is required, and all ages are welcome.

Story Time with the Consulate: Japanese Folktales

Thursday, August 18 | 12:45 PM | Family HQ Workshop (TCC Skagit LVL 1) 

Have you heard of the boy who was found inside a peach? How about the man who could magically make flowers bloom or the crane who could turn into a young girl? All cultures have a rich history of folktales. Passed from one generation to another these stories entertain as well as teach important lessons in life. Join the Consulate-General of Japan as we present some of the most famous traditional Japanese folktales. Note: Some stories may include a character death.

X-Treme Dungeon Mastery! Fixing Your TTRPG Game Experience with Tracy and Laura Hickman

Thursday, August 18 | 5:00 PM | SCC 211 

Have you ever wanted to take your Dungeons & Dragons game (or any other TTRPG for that matter) to the next level? Well, Emerald City Comic Con has got you covered. Join fantasy authors Tracy and Laura Hickman as they give you “the cure for the common game”. Hear from some of the greatest minds in designing TTRPGs as they discuss everything you need to be a better Dungeon Master. Don’t miss it!




Official ECCC Merch

You want that sweet, sweet ECCC merch? Of course you do! Pick up some merit badges to show what you’ve done at the show, buy a t-shirt that funds cancer research, or purchase one of our many exclusives from D&D, Grishaverse, Marvel, and many more! Look for the ECCC Show Store, located in the Atrium Lobby of the SCC, directly across from the letters.



What Happened to Steve?

Your childhood best friend, Steve Burns, is coming to Emerald City Comic Con! 

Watch the original face of the much-loved Blue’s Clue’s series, Steve, share what happened to him after he left the television show. With his heartfelt and open approach that brought him into the spotlight, he candidly talks about the successes and, more importantly, the failures he has experienced along the way. There may be laughter, and there may even be tears, but this event is sure to be insightful, authentic, and uplifting.

This separately ticketed event is Friday, August 19 from 8:00 – 9:00 PM at the Sheraton Grand Seattle.



Show Features

Pop Asia

Chock full of fun exhibitors, activities and things to do – this area of the show floor is a can’t-miss stop for Otaku of every level!

Family HQ

Welcome to Family HQ, your home for family-friendly fun all weekend long at ECCC!

Gaming @ ECCC

Whether you’re hardcore or casual, digital or analog – we have something for you in the Gaming Zone.

Artist Alley

Artist Alley is the creative hot spot where you can get up close and personal with talented artists and creators!

Writers Block

Writers Block brings the world of literature to ECCC and is a haven for avid readers, writers and book lovers alike. This area features bookish panels and signings with several of today’s best and brightest authors.

After Dark

The party doesn’t stop when the Show Floor closes! Whether you want to sing your heart out at our late night karaoke or just sit back and grab a drink with friends we have something for everyone.




Maps of Emerald City Comic Con

Whether it’s your first time at ECCC or your 10th, there’s a lot of ground to cover between our various venues, Show Features, and expansive Show Floor. Check out these handy maps on our website or mobile app to find your way around!



3 Worlds, 3 Moons Separately Ticketed VIP Event

Go behind the scenes with Jonathan Hickman, Mike Del Mundo, and Mike Huddleston the creative talent behind 3 Worlds, 3 Moons with a fireside-chat style evening event, exclusive swag and a private meet and greet with some of our industry’s top creators on Saturday, August 20 at 7:00 PM!


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