Welcome to the Tidewater Comicon Frequently Asked Questions Page.
Due to the high number of emails we get we put together this page to answer some questions quicker.
How do I print my membership passes?
Download the PDF in your email and print. All passes must be printed.
Is there a cost to meet the Celebrities?
The celebrities charge for photo ops and autographs with prices posted online or at the show.
Where/When is the show?
Tidewater Comicon is located at:
Virginia Beach Convention Center
1000 19th St.
Virginia Beach, VA. 23452
Convention Center doors open at 8:30am
Where can I get passes?
You can purchase membership passes to the show HERE. To avoid lines and save versus walk up pricing we recommend getting your passes in advance.
“Where are my passes? I purchased them months ago. When should they arrive?”
Passes are never mailed. You can print them or show your confirmation email on your smartphone.
How much for kids to attend?
Kids 10 and under are FREE to attend with an accompanied paid adult.
Can I bring weapons as part of my Cosplay?
Prop weapons are allowed. By Prop we mean no airsoft guns, no sharp swords/knives, etc. There is a prop check prior to entering the show. If your prop does not meet our guidelines you must put it in your vehicle.
Must I wear the wristband?
Yes. Anyone without a wristband will not be allowed entry into the convention. If you lose or cut off your wristband you will need to purchase another. So, DON’T TAKE OFF YOUR WRISTBAND.