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Phoenix Comic Fest Know Before You Go - HighlightsPhoenix Comic Fest Know Before You Go - Highlights<div class="ExternalClass6CA9A39192AB48968E6F7095EBD545B0"><p class="ExternalClass95EE793C116F4763AA1531FE93E64C50">If you are planning to attend this year's event, here are some helpful hints to maximize your experience:</p> <p class="ExternalClass95EE793C116F4763AA1531FE93E64C50"> <span style="text-decoration:underline;"> <strong>Notable Highlights</strong></span></p><p class="ExternalClass95EE793C116F4763AA1531FE93E64C50">(Download the Phoenix Comic Fest app or visit <span style="text-decoration:underline;"> <a href=""></a></span> for additional details)</p><div class="ExternalClass95EE793C116F4763AA1531FE93E64C50"><ul><li> <strong>Opening Day:</strong> Phoenix Comic Fest begins on Thursday, May 24. Gates open at 9am. and Exhibit Hall doors open at 3 p.m. Event activities and exhibit hours vary through Sunday, May 27.  For more information and to view the entire event schedule, visit <a href=""> <span style="text-decoration:underline;"></span></a>.</li></ul></div><div class="ExternalClassFA4CA843C1654E3EBC0A8AFB6853B904"><ul><li> <strong>Street Closures</strong> effective Monday, May 21 to Monday, May 28<strong>:</strong> </li><ul><li>Third Street from Washington to Monroe Street</li><li>Monroe Street between Second and Fifth streets</li><li>Adams Street from First to Second Street</li><li>Second Street near Adams Street </li></ul></ul></div><div class="ExternalClass9750D275873741138B251609E3CB41B4"><ul><ul><li>See the <a href="/pdf/2018%20COMIC%20FEST%20Parking%20Map.pdf"> <span style="text-decoration:underline;">event map</span></a> for event entry locations.</li></ul></ul></div><div class="ExternalClass7DC9C897606F4138B9C39B02C3163E7B"><ul><li>Three entrances will be available with dedicated security checkpoints for faster screening and guest entry.  Props must be checked prior to screening.</li></ul></div><ul><li>Pack light to minimize your time in the security area. For expedited entry, there are lines dedicated for those without bags. Clear bags and lightweight umbrella strollers are encouraged.  <br>           </li><li>Props are allowed with restrictions. <strong>No Real or Simulated Firearms, No Real or Simulated Ammo or Explosives, No Impact Weapons made from Wood or Metal (plastic and foam okay), No Edged Weapons made from Wood or Steel (plastic and foam okay)</strong>. For detailed information about props, visit <a href=""></a>.  <br>           </li><li>Phoenix Comic Fest nor the Phoenix Convention Center are responsible for lost items. Lost & Found is located at the Information Desks.<br> </li><li>Phoenix Comic Fest is a family-friendly event, all attendees should wear appropriate clothing.           <br> </li><li>All attendees must wear shoes. No rollerblades, roller skates, hover boards, skateboards or other wheeled items are allowed.<br> </li><li>No solicitations of any kind are allowed, including the distribution of fliers or other materials without prior written approval from Phoenix Comic Fest and the Phoenix Convention Center.</li></ul><ul><li>Smoking and vaping of any kind is prohibited inside of all Phoenix Convention Center & Venues facilities.  Designated smoking areas outside are located twenty (20) feet from all facility entrances.</li></ul><p> </p></div>000



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Phoenix Comic Fest Know Before You Go - TransportationPhoenix Comic Fest Know Before You Go - Transportation<div class="ExternalClassCDAC7603179043C0816D5BC8897FD69B"><p class="ExternalClassE2C215D60D4C4C6F97D4B89D02A53922"><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>Parking/Transportation/ADA</strong></span></p><div class="ExternalClassE2C215D60D4C4C6F97D4B89D02A53922"><ul><li>Numerous transportation options are available to the Phoenix Convention Center including public transit, taxi, ride sharing, pedicab, GridBikes and private vehicles.  To map out your journey on public transportation, check out <span style="text-decoration:underline;"></span><a href=""><span style="text-decoration:underline;"></span></a>.<br> </li><li>Attendees interested in taking public transportation to Phoenix Comic Fest, <strong>should note that the METRO Light Rail stop at Third St & Washington will be closed from 10am – 3pm from May 24 - 27</strong>.  The pick-up and drop off for that stop will be moved to Central & Washington St.  <br> </li><li><strong>If you are driving, plan to park, stay and play!</strong>  Phoenix Convention Center parking rates are $20 per car per entry (<strong>no in and out privileges</strong>) .  You can prepay for parking to guarantee your space.  For information about parking locations and prepayment options, visit <span style="text-decoration:underline;"></span><a href="" style="text-decoration:underline;"></a><br> </li><li>Several downtown parking garages have electric car charging stations.<br> </li><li>ADA drop off locations are marked on the <a href="/pdf/2018%20COMIC%20FEST%20Parking%20Map.pdf"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">event map</span></a>. The ADA drop off location on Third Street south of Washington is also the ride sharing drop off/pick up location. </li></ul></div><p> </p></div>000



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