The Summer of Fandom

Why limit yourself to just one weekend a year, when you can enjoy your favorite fandom communities and events all summer long!

About Atlantic City Fan Xpo

A Whole Summer of Fandom

Ultimate Geek Vacation

For those that crave experience, adventure and community, and the new Showboat Hotel in Atlantic City is transforming to provide them a whole geek vacation all in one. Featuring a rare combination of convention floor space, eSports gaming facilities, pop culture exhibits, and ample panel and special event space, the Showboat will host the summer-long Atlantic City Fan Xpo (ACFX) beginning Memorial Day Weekend, 2017.

As an attendee, you will be able to enjoy the traditional comic and pop culture convention atmosphere with cosplay, unique cultural displays, fan-driven panels, and rare collectibles from artisans around the nation. And when you’ve had your fill of geek experience, you can enjoy a summer-time vacation on the world’s most famous Boardwalk and dip your toes into the Atlantic Ocean. It’s the ultimate dream getaway for geeks, gamers, fans, and enthusiasts from around the world!

Each weekend, a new theme, but the same great community and catered content

3-Story Surf Bar invites you to Level Up! your nightlife experience

100,000 sq. foot show floor for cosplay, pop culture vendors, merchants, and artists

2800 seat Sandbox Theater, 2 Panel Rooms and a Viewing Room

Board gaming floor for communal gaming

LFG (Looking For Group) Stations to help facilitate social gaming, get-togethers, and community events

1300 hotel rooms including luxury suites

Gamers Heaven and Rivalcade eSports

Epic eSports Gaming

Utilizing our ample event space and a 2800-seat Sandbox Theater facility, we will be deploying one of the world’s most advanced LAN centers specifically with the goal of turning Atlantic City into a hub for gaming and eSports competition!  Coming this Summer, fans will be able to play the top games on high speed fiber connections with state-of-the-art gaming machines and they’ll be able to turn their skills into trophies, prizes, and rewards!

Stay tuned for more information as we develop eSports at ACFX!

A Con Community and Events

ACFX is a familiar setting for geeks and pop culture enthusiasts who have attended conventions around the country. Each weekend features traditional convention sights such as panels, a vendor and exhibitor floor, celebrity autographs and photos ops, cosplay, and most importantly – the community! We add our own little twist and give you access to an amazing Boardwalk, beaches, and sights, to make your traditional convention experience more exciting and new.

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