Family HQ

Welcome to Family HQ your place for family friendly fun all weekend long at Emerald City Comic Con! Is your child star struck over Star Wars? Are they an amateur artist or wee wizard? Then Family HQ is the place for you! In Family HQ, we have something for everyone. Kids and parents alike can join in our drawing workshops, interactive activities, and entertaining performances. Looking for fun for the whole family? Then bring them out to Family HQ!

Family HQ is located at the TCC Skagit Lower Level.


Play Along in Our Interactive Zone

Life's way more fun when you play along! In our Interactive Zone awesome activities await. Family games, performances, story time, photo opportunities, kids cosplay showcases and so much more. There’s always something happening in Family HQ! 

Drawing Demos and Workshops

Let kids explore their artistic side early with professionals from our very own Artist Alley! Some of the creators who have made art their livelihood will join us in Family HQ to walk kids through some great drawing demonstrations and tutorials.

Free Play Area

Sometimes kids just need a place where they can be kids! That’s where the Free Play Area comes in. We have coloring pages, giant connect four, and giant Jenga to let your child’s imagination run wild and maybe make some new friends! 


501st – Garrison Titan

Washington state’s official garrison of the 501st Legion: the world’s definitive Star Wars costuming organization whose members are dedicated to creating and wearing movie-accurate costumes of the Galactic Empire and villains of the Star Wars Universe. When you think of Stormtroopers, Jedi, or even Darth Vader at a hospital or sporting event, that’s us! We partner and cooperate closely with Lucasfilm Ltd. and represent the finest in Star Wars costuming around the globe.

Kamino Temple Saber Guild

Kamino Temple is the Seattle temple of Saber Guild International, a not-for-profit group of costumed Star Wars performers. (Previously: Jet City Temple)

Saber Guild International is an international costumed lightsaber choreography and performance fan group comprised and operated by Star Wars fans. It follows generally accepted ground rules for Star Wars fan groups, but is not sponsored by Lucasfilm Ltd. Star Wars, its characters, and all associated items are the intellectual property of Lucasfilm Ltd. Copyright and Trademark Lucasfilm Ltd, all rights reserved. Used under authorization.