New York Comic Con 2013 is in full swing in New York City this weekend, and plenty of kids and families are in on the cosplay fun. Here are some of my favorite shots from Friday’s activities, plus some tips for families planning on attending.
I highly recommend checking out the Family Room. It’s an oasis of calm in the midst of the chaos of Comic Con. The Family Room was busy and active, but never crowded when I was there. Educational (but fun!) programming changes quickly throughout the day, so there’s always something to do. There were also art supplies for kids to use, freebies, and (bliss) chairs to sit on.
Besides the Family Room activities, there are plenty of other kid-friendly, interactive spots throughout the Con. MegaBlocks has at least two different activity centers where kids can build and play with bricks, and there were tons of children’s book publishers and authors to be found as well.
One more important thing: Especially if you’re bringing young kids, you’ll definitely want to pack plenty of snacks. The lines for food can be long, and the food is expensive. (I paid $2.70 for an apple.)
Here are some of my favorite shots from Comic Con:
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