First time? Here’s your guide to MCM Manchester in 5 easy steps!

Source: MCM Manchester

Your mission, if you choose to accept it, is to enter the awesome world of MCM Manchester Comic Con… Never fear though, we’ve got a quick guide to help out if it’s your first time visiting!


1) Tickets!


All you need is your eticket from the store HERE

Day Opening time Advance Price Door Price Closing
SATURDAY Priority 9am £16.75 £20 6pm
General 11am £12.75 £16
SUNDAY Priority 10am £15 £17 5pm
General 11am £11 £13
WEEKEND As Priority each day £26 £30 As above


Weekend & Priority Entry?
Get early access to the event ahead of the majority of fans to explore your favourite brands, interactive features & areas while it’s less busy.

Kids Go Free?
With your General Entry ticket you can bring along two children aged 10 or under for free. With your Priority Entry ticket you can bring along two 5 or unders for free. Enjoy the KidZone and costumes!

Carer Pass?
If you need a carer you just need to buy your own ticket & to apply for a free carer pass (and timed entry if you’re unable to queue) HERE. You’ll need your photo and a relevant supporting document. Applications must close a week before the event for processing.

Where’s my ticket?
You’ll receive a confirmation email AND another with etickets attached 10 minutes after your order. Please check your junk/other folder. If you have issues, please send you order number, booker’s name & email used to


2) Special Guests!

MCM have previously welcomed guests from movies to games, TV, comic books, cosplay and more you can check the line-up so far HERE.

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They’ll be taking part in free panels and more…


3) Free Panels, Photo Sessions & Autographs!


As well as additional awesome stage content, most guests also take to the Main Stage & more intimate MCM Live Stage where you could ask your hero that burning question!

Photo Sessions?
Photo Sessions go on sale around 6 weeks before the event in the ticket store. If still available, they can also be purchased from the area on the day.

These can only be purchased from the area at the show.

Schedules & Show Guide
Schedules for stages and guests will be online & in the official MCM Comic Con app before the event. To plan your weekend download: Android / Apple

Make sure to pick-up your free Show Guide at the show!


4) Explore!

Click on the menu to check out MCM Manchester’s attractions, including:

Comic Village: Take a stroll and meet the friendly, talented community of independent comic artists and publishers and find your new inky favourite. Plus, there’ll be some iconic comic names too!

MCM Main Stage: Grab a seat as guests talk behind the scene gossip and take your questions.

MCM Live Stage: Smack bang in the middle of the MCM Manchester show floor is the MCM Live Stage, where you can get up-close & personal with all our Special Guests!

Cosplay Masquerade: On each evening of the show there is a contest known as a Cosplay Masquerade. Taking place on the MCM Main Stage, it is free to participate in it or to watch.

KidZone: Round up your mini superheros, the MCM KidZone is the perfect place to rest your weary feat, with free face painting and a reading corner!

5) Download our App!

  • Build your weekend with My Profile and add your favourite guests, panels and content into a pop culture fan fest just for you
  • Check out everything that’s on the show floor including the latest guests, exhibitors, exclusives and show partners
  • Find out more about our diverse range of panels, our very special guests and all the artists in the Comic Village
  • Explore the world of comic con with our show map and learn more about our show zones
  • Shop the latest MCM merch for collection at the show and rep MCM all year round