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2022 Phoenix Fan Fusion

Phoenix Fan Fusion is a family-friendly event where enthusiasts of every fandom, geeks of all kinds, creators, artists, entertainers, cosplayers, fans, and friends are invited to join and express their passions.

If you are planning to attend this event and discover your inner geek, here are a few things you should know to maximize your experience:

Event Info
May 27-29, 2022
Phoenix Convention Center
100 N. 3rd St., Phoenix, AZ 85004

Security Checkpoint Hours
Friday, May 27: 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Saturday, May 28: 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m
Sunday, May 29: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m

Health and Safety
Face coverings are recommended inside the Phoenix Convention Center regardless of vaccination status.
Designed with the future in mind, we have elevated our existing practices to include innovative standards of health, sanitation, and safety. As a GBAC STAR™ accredited facility, we are committed to ensuring the safety of our guests by maintaining the highest standards in the industry for cleaning and disinfecting to mitigate the spread of infectious viruses. Our COVID-19 operating plan outlines our protocols.

Permitted and Prohibited
The safety and well-being of everyone who attends Phoenix Fan Fusion is of utmost importance. Please become familiar with and adhere to the Convention Center permitted/prohibited items policy.

Permitted Items

  • When prop weapons are a part of the event, the following list of prop weapons are allowed:
    • Simulated Edged weapons (swords, knifes, throwing stars etc.) made of soft foam, light weight plastic, cardboard and other materials that cannot be sharpened.
    • Impact weapons (clubs, bats, staffs, nunchaku, shields, hammers, and martial arts weapons) made of soft foam, light weight plastic, cardboard and other materials that cannot be sharpened.
    • Light Sabers
    • Archery weapons (bows, cross bows, and bolts, bows and arrows of all types) when the bow is unstrung and when arrows are permanently attached inside a quiver.
    • Wands, sonic screwdrivers, plushies, masks, fairy wings, empty holsters, signs attached to costumes, fur suits, cardboard-made costumes and non-weapon props, dishware associated with costumes, empty quivers, hats and helmets, Power Ranger Morphers, and umbrellas by example are allowed.
  • When allowed, prop weapons must be inspected by security staff upon entry.
  • The sale of items which are prohibited must be coordinated with the Event Manager. Delivery of sold prohibited items must take place off-site. When on display, these items must be secured in some way to prevent theft

Consistent with heightened security measures across the nation, all persons and items are subject to search prior to being granted access to the event. The Phoenix Convention Center reserves the right to either deny any person entry into or to eject any person from the facility for violation of any event rules, including, but not limited to, seeking to bring into and/or possessing or using any prohibited items.


Guests are encouraged to beat the crowd by purchasing parking space in advance. For more information, see the daily parking rates and review the parking map to locate exactly where you're going.

Public Transit
There are numerous transportation options available to the Phoenix Convention Center including Valley Metro Rail, Valley Metro Bus, ride sharing companies (e.g., Uber or Lyft), pedicabs, scooters, Grid Bikes, and many more.