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Attending the Event – INFO COMING SOON


FanXperience 2016 will take place on Thursday, March 24 through Saturday, March 26, 2016 at the Salt Palace Convention Center (100 West Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84101)

(Show Hours subject to change.)

Wednesday, March 23

Pre-Registration Event, 11am-7pm at the Salt Palace. Find out more information here.

Thursday, March 24

8:00 AM – Salt Palace Opens and Registration begins

1:00 PM – Vendor Floor Opens to VIP & Gold

2:00 PM – Vendor Floor Opens to General

8:00 PM – Last Panels start

9:00 PM – Vendor Floor Closes

Friday, March 25

8:00 AM – Salt Palace Open sand Registration begins

10:00 AM – Vendor Floor Opens to VIP & Gold

11:00 AM – Vendor Floor Opens to General

8:00 PM – Vendor Floor Closes, Last Panels start

Saturday, March 26

8:00 AM – Salt Palace Opensand Registration begins

9:30 AM – Vendor Floor Opens to VIP & Gold

10:00 AM – Vendor Floor Opens to General

7:00 PM – Vendor Floor Closes

8:00 PM – Last Panels start


You must have a valid FanX 2016 wristband for each day in attendance. This wristband is your ticket. Use your wristband to scan in and out of the Salt Palace.

You may buy tickets online until Tuesday, March 22 at 11:59pm. After that, tickets will need to be purchased at Registration, and will be $10 more.

If you were mailed your wristband, make sure you Register it online before you attend, here:

If you need to pick up your wristband, pick up a wristband you won, or need to updgrade your ticket, visit us at Registration, learn more:


Downtown SLC Parking Map:

UTA Trax Map:

After purchasing your UTA pass (deadline was 3/20/16), you will receive an email confirmation through GrowTix for your purchase. This email will include a unique UTA Key code. Later, when you get your RFID wristband in the mail, you will go to to activate it and manually assign your UTA Key. You can then use your activated FanX16 RFID wristband to ride UTA. Your UTA pass is valid for 1-3 days of unlimited travel on regular bus, TRAX, FrontRunner and streetcar services for the date of your FanX ticket. Simply tap your bracelets on UTA card readers when entering and exiting UTA buses and rail stations.

The South entrance of the Salt Palace will be open daily at 8am, featuring an exclusive entrance for VIP/Gold attendees.
The East entrance (round tower) will open daily when the Vendor Hall opens for VIP/Gold attendess:
Thursday 1pm, Friday 10am, Saturday 9:30am.
If you activated your wristband prior to the event, you are welcome to walk right in to the Salt Palace at either of these entrances.


To request ADA assistance ahead of time, please fill out the form, here:

At the event ADA assistance can be requested at Registration or any Customer Service Booth during the event.

A nursing station will be available on the second floor, east side of the Salt Palace, close to the tower entrance/exit,

A quiet room (Room 151F)  will be provided for attendees who need a place away from crowds and stimulus. Visit Registration or any Customer Service Booth during the event for access.

Service animals are allowed, as long as they are on a leash and are not aggressive. You also have to clean up after your service animal.


Food will be available to purchase inside the Salt Palace.

The Salt Palace typically does not allow outside food. Exceptions will be made for people with food sensitivities or medical conditions. Small snacks and baby food are okay.

There will be a Food Truck services (the FoodXperience) all along West Temple up to 1st South on the East side of the Salt Palace.

Many water fountains are available for use around the convention center. You are permitted to bring an empty water bottle into the Salt Palace.


ATMs will be available throughout the Salt Palace Convention Center.

Backpacks, purses or shoulder bags are allowed, but are subject to search.

There are no lockers or coat check at this event.

Wall outlets throughout the convention center will be available to use to charge your phone/tablet.

Smokers must be at least 25 feet away from any entryway to be in compliance with the Utah Clean Air Act.

The internet connection will be very weak due to the sheer number of people in attendance. Do not plan to rely on your smart phone’s internet connection while you are at the event. The Salt Lake Comic Con Mobile App does not need internet in order to send you push notifications about schedule changes.


The Salt Palace opens daily at 8am for Registration in Hall E.

Panels are located in the following rooms: Grand Ballroom, 250A, 151A, 255B, 255C, 255E, 255F, and 150G. Sometimes panels may begin before the Vendor Hall opens, but this will not affect attendees of any ticket level. Panels are not held inside the Vendor Hall.

The Vendor Hall is opens and closes at specific times of the day. See hours on this page. Celebrity Row, the Photo Op Area, Artist Alley, KidCon, and eGaming all take place inside the Vendor Hall.

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