Comic Con Cape Town Sells Out in Record Time

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Comic Con Cape Town has officially sold out all four days of the festival, causing excitement throughout the city. The festival will run from April 27th to April 30th, 2023 at the Cape Town International Convention Centre. This event offers attendees a range of activities, from gaming and comics to shopping and cosplay, and even the chance to see international celebrities.

Capetonians Anticipate the Arrival of Comic-Con

Since the first Comic Con Africa in Johannesburg in 2018, Capetonians have eagerly awaited the arrival of the event in the Mother City. The response to this event is a clear indication that attendees are always seeking immersive experiences at events. It is also exciting to see the e-sports industry gaining more exposure, with local gamers having a platform to showcase their skills on a national level.

The Gamer Island

The Gamer Island is a must-visit for e-sports enthusiasts, providing the latest in gaming technology, including consoles, PCs, and virtual reality systems. Visitors can network and challenge each other by participating in tournaments and competitions, making it a perfect destination for all gaming enthusiasts.

Cosplay Competitions and More

The festival offers visitors the chance to showcase their creativity in the Casual Cosplay Competition. Visitors can wear their favorite costumes or create unique designs and compete in the daily cosplay competition held at 13:00 on the main stage. The Comic Con Cape Town Regional Champions of Cosplay competition is also a must-see event, where professionals compete for a chance to go to the nationals in Johannesburg. At Cosplay Central, cosplayers can meet-up, take photos, and meet the International Cosplay Guests.

After Dark Events

Besides the festival’s activities, Comic Con Cape Town offers visitors the chance to explore the city’s attractions through “After Dark” events. Fans can take a Cosplay Pirate Sunset Cruise with the proceeds going to CANSA, a session where fans can get a comic book artist to doodle on their coffee coaster in support of help2read, a Star Wars quiz at Beerhouse, and even an exclusive screening of The Incredibles at Galileo Theatre.

Cape Town International Animation Festival

The renowned Cape Town International Animation Festival will run alongside Comic Con Cape Town, showcasing the best in African animation storytelling. The festival features studio sessions, industry panels, workshops, and pitching competitions, making it a must-attend event for animation and film-making enthusiasts.

Comic Con Cape Town – Perfect for the Whole Family

Comic Con Cape Town offers visitors a diverse range of activities, making it a perfect family outing. The event organizers have put together a well-curated program, and the city is ready to welcome visitors from all over the world.

Environmentalist and Outdoor Enthusiast. Amanda is a nature-loving, energetic, and enthusiastic environmentalist who has dedicated her life to exploring and protecting Cape Town's stunning natural landscapes. She is an experienced hiker, wildlife enthusiast, and advocate for sustainable tourism.

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