Comic Film & Manga Fest Rotterdam - dates, information

Comic Film & Manga Fest Rotterdam - dates, information

The city's passion for pop culture is reignited with the return of a beloved convention under a new name: Comic Film & Manga Fest. At Ahoy Rotterdam, a weekend of immersive entertainment awaits.

Comic, film, and manga fest returns to Rotterdam

After a successful comeback in 2024 following a hiatus of four years, the premier Comic Con event of the Netherlands makes its anticipated return to Ahoy Rotterdam once again. Scheduled for 15 and 16 March 2025, the event transforms Ahoy into a hub for enthusiasts of comics, manga, anime, cosplay, board games, films, and television series. With a refreshed look and an expanded footprint, the fest promises a comprehensive entertainment experience. Spanning five halls, activities range from board gaming to shopping, featuring a dedicated comic area, an artists' alley, and opportunities to meet celebrated actors.

A family-friendly event

Comic Film & Manga Fest caters to a broad audience, providing a sprawling 20,000 square meter venue filled with diverse attractions. Attendees can explore an artists' alley, engage with fan groups, participate in cosplay contests and parades, and capture memories at various photo points. A large dealer hall invites shopping enthusiasts to revel in a vast selection of merchandise. The event offers complimentary admission for children up to the age of 11, ensuring a fun-filled weekend for families.

Comic Film & Manga Fest Rotterdam - dates, informationComic Film & Manga Fest Rotterdam - dates, information

Stars align at Ahoy

The fest boasts appearances by an array of international and local celebrities, including Tom Felton, Christopher Lloyd, and Jeff Ward, among others. Fans can look forward to Q&A sessions, photo ops, and signing events. Additionally, notable Dutch comic artists such as Robert van der Kroft and Marcel Ruijters will be in attendance, providing a unique opportunity to celebrate local talent.

Event details

When: 15 and 16 March 2025
Where: Ahoy Rotterdam
More Information: Tickets available at Eventbrite and the official website.

Directions to Ahoy Rotterdam

Ahoy Rotterdam, located in the heart of the city, is easily accessible by public transport and car. For those using public transport, the venue is a short ride away from Rotterdam Central Station. Visitors arriving by car will find ample parking facilities in the vicinity.

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