Family Activities

Families have plenty to choose from at Comicpalooza! Beyond family-friendly programming and activations all throughout the show floor, young fans can participate in kid-specific programming and activities in the Kidtopia area. Kidtopia will entertain young fans with Dungeons and Dragons sessions, geeky-fun trivia contests, plus the return of the annual Kids Cosplay Contest. Special attractions around the exhibition floors provide thrilling obstacles with Mech Corps, while the Itasha Showdown brings the oohs and ahhs with pop-culture-themed cars, and Full Steel Combat will have the whole family cheering.

But that’s not all, check out everything we have to offer this year!

Kids Cosplay Contest

Families can cheer on their kiddos in the annual Kids Cosplay Contest. Located in the Kidtopia section of the exhibition floor, the special event is one of many family-friendly activities at the show.


Get ready for oodles of entertainment and family fun activities! Trivia, D&D sessions, Kids Cosplay Contest and so much more takes place at the Kidtopia area on the exhibition floor.

Itasha Showdown: A Car Runway Experience

The coolest cars on the block return to Comicpalooza! Themed with beloved anime and other pop-culture fandoms, this sight will be one to see!

Full Steel Combat

Knights are a part of the fantasy psyche as much as dragons and tyrant kings. Have you ever wanted to watch knights participate in melee combat, to hear the ringing of steel and the clashing of swords? You can watch Full Steel Combat all weekend and root for your favorite knights!

LEGO - Houston Brick Club

Kids can check out custom LEGO creations from local builders centering on Star Wars, Comic, Pop Culture, and Fantasy-related themes. Each creation will be on a custom display for Comicpalooza attendees to enjoy and photograph. Also, a magnificent mosaic will be built and displayed onsite by and for the community.


Ever wanted to drive a giant robot armed to the teeth with lasers, cannons, and missiles to own the battlefield? Mech Corps will let you fight one on one, free for all, or against the computer in these pods created uniquely for this game.

The Collection

A mysterious collector will be at Comicpalooza to show off their impressive wares for attendees to inspect and take photos of.

RC Car Expo

The RC Car Expo is a 1:28 MiniZ Racing & 1:10 Drift Car Experience that excites and intrigues the nerd, geek, or weeb in you. Learn more here.