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Big Lick Comic Con – Roanoke will return August 5/6 2023 to the Berglund Center in Roanoke, VA.  Applications will open in February 2023.


Aug. 2023 Load in and Setup Times:


Exhibitor load-in and set-up times are Friday, August 4th, 2023 from 9:00am until 5pm and Saturday, August 5th 2023 from 7:30am until 9am,  all exhibitors must be completely set up by 10am. On Sunday, August 6th the exhibit hall will open at 10am and cannot begin breaking down any part of their booth displays until 5pm on Sunday. 


Exhibitors must be completely setup by 11am Sunday, August 6th 2023. 


Failure to arrive on time may result in loss of vendor space. 


The Big Lick Comic-Con will be open to the public at 10am on Saturday, August 5th for weekend pass holders and 11am for general admission ticket holders.

The Big Lick Comic Con will be open to the public  at 11am on Sunday, August 6th for all ticket holders. 


Location will be given upon load in. 




Bootleg or Unauthorized Merchandise Policy

Big Lick Comic Con does not permit or condone the sale of bootleg or unauthorized merchandise at the show. The sale and/or display of ANY merchandise shall ONLY BE ALLOWED, where the merchandise has been approved by the license holder for the property depicted and does not infringe on copyright or trademark laws. Merchandise including but not limited to: video, digital, DVD’s, CD’s, and artist’s renderings in any form or format, must not violate the rights of the rights- holder to the property.

By attending the Con as an Exhibitor, or by purchasing a table space as an artist, you are agreeing to follow these guidelines and any violation may result in immediate expulsion from the convention without refund. Our event works with law enforcement authorities, licensees, and rights holders to act against the sale of bootleg and unauthorized merchandise at this event.

Failure to comply may additionally be subject to prosecution by local, provincial, and federal authorities who will be given full access to this event.

Bootlegging is described as the taking of established published artwork and or digital media and reproducing product for sale that is not owned.