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Clearwater Comic Con 2024

Fly on in to the 2024 Clearwater Library Comic Con on Saturday, April 20 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at a new location, the North Greenwood Recreation And Aquatic Complex, 900 N. MLK Jr. Ave., in Clearwater. This fun, family-friendly event is FREE! This will be the 8th Annual Clearwater Comic Con, and it’s going to be the best one yet!

Enjoy special guests and panel discussions; come dressed up as your favorite superhero and join our Cosplay Showcase; explore our food trucks, vendors, photo opportunities, and more!

Attendees are encouraged to dress up as their favorite superhero or villain and participate in a costume contest, there will be one for kids and adults. There will be more than 40 guests, comic artists and vendors, informational panel discussions, food trucks and more.

The event is presented by the Clearwater Public Library System and the Clearwater Parks & Recreation Department.

Featured guests include comic artist Bob Dixon, Maria DeVivo, Amanda Byrd, April Hunter, and Phinley, the Clearwater Threshers’ mascot.

The event will offer tons of fun including larping, cosplay Uno, Pokemon Trivia, lightsaber demo and cosplay bellydancing. There will also be a panel celebrating women writers.



Kid Zone

11 a.m. – 3 p.m.   Crafts and Activities for Kids


Event Parking Information

There will be limited parking at the event location so please plan accordingly. Street Parking is available in the North Greenwood Neighborhood but please be courteous to residents.

Self-Parking is available at several nearby locations including:


North Greenwood Library

905 N Martin Luther King Jr Ave

Clearwater, FL 33755


Saint John Primitive Baptist Church

1002 Palmetto Street

Clearwater, FL 33755


Costume & Prop Guidelines 


  • Naked is not a costume; any illusion to nudity is strictly prohibited. If we can see through your clothes to your body parts, you will be disqualified.
  • Dramatically plunging necklines and bare chests are not allowed.
  • All contestants must wear, at minimum, shorts or a skirt that completely covers the behind.
  • Shoes, boots, or slippers are required (socks are not considered foot coverings.)
  • If your character does not wear shoes, footwear must still be worn.
  • Portrayal of any real or fictional figure that advocates or endorses the dehumanization of any real group of people is prohibited.
  • Hate symbols, even historical hate symbols, are prohibited.
  • All contestants must be able to move their costume on their own.
  • Large costumes must be no more than 2 feet in all directions, due to the blocking of traffic flow and other hazards.


  • All props must be checked at the Prop Check Table. Once checked, a piece of orange yarn will be tied to your prop.
  • No real guns, even those that are no longer functioning.
  • Realistic looking toy or model guns will be allowed only as long as they are clearly marked with orange on the barrel.
  • No ammo of any kind (including nerf darts, etc.) may be brought into the building.
  • Sharp-edged weapons are strictly prohibited.
  • Large foam, cardboard, and plastic props are allowed as long as they are not being used inappropriately.
  • For safety reasons, the following are NOT allowed: live animals, substances which might damage or soil the event space, aerosol sprays, projectiles of any kind, and pyrotechnics of any kind.


For more information, visit or call (727) 562-4970.

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Event by Clearwater Public Library SystemCity of Clearwater Government and Clearwater Parks & Recreation


Photos and information courtesy of the Clearwater Public Library  System.


Clearwater Comic Con

Saturday, April 20, 2024

10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

North Greenwood Recreation Complex, 905 N Martin Luther King Jr Ave, Clearwater, FL 33755


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