Family HQ

Welcome to Family HQ; your place for family friendly fun all weekend long at Emerald City Comic Con! 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!

Where? Summit Building, Level 5, Signature Room
When? All weekend!
Thursday – Saturday 10 AM – 7 PM and Sunday 10 AM – 5 PM

What’s Happening in Family HQ?

Coloring Fun!

Pens, pencils, paper, go! Family HQ will have everything you and your little ones need to color to your hearts’ content.

Comic Creation

Swashbuckling pirates, a tea party with aliens or a magical unicorn adventure…your little ones’ will be able to create their own slice of the action with our Comic Creation worksheets.

Heroes Assemble!

Calling all aspiring Avengers; when duty calls, how will you save the world?! Design your superhero identity, choose your powers and sketch out your own out of this world outfit to match.

Partner Highlights in Family HQ

Consulate-General of Japan in Seattle

Do you love anime, manga, and Japanese culture, or are you a foodie who wants to learn more about Japanese cuisine? Visit our table on Summit Level 5 to explore all that Japan has to offer! The Consulate-General of Japan in Seattle is the official representative of the Government of Japan in Washington State, Northern Idaho, and Montana. The Consulate strives to strengthen bonds of mutual friendship and understanding between Japan and its neighbors in the Northwest.  Explore interesting places to visit, test your chopsticks skills, try your hand at Japanese calligraphy, and more! Be sure to check out additional programing offered by the Consulate, including presentations on study and work opportunities in Japan, samurai armor, and Japanese folktales, as well as workshops on fabric wrapping techniques and making paper samurai armor!  (

Oom Yung Doe Martial Arts

Oom Yung Doe will be hosting samurai sword sparring lessons and kids’ kung fu at ECCC this 2024! Kids will learn basic martial arts moves like punching and forward rolls in a safe environment. Come and share the fun at Family HQ! All ages and skill levels are welcome!

Family HQ Schedule