Kid’s Den Provides Additional Activities for Children All Weekend Long – May 19-21

Kid’s Den Provides Additional Activities for Children All Weekend Long – May 19-21

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Art Classes, Craft Time, Cosplay & Much More

Kids 5 and Under Attend the Con for Free All Weekend

Kids 12 and Under Get to Attend for Free on Sunday

May 19 – 21, 2023

 Motor City Comic Con (MC3), Michigan’s largest and longest running comic book and pop culture convention since 1989, will offer free activities for children all weekend long in the Kid’s Den. The annual Motor City Comic Con returns for the 34th year and will take place May 19-21, at the Suburban Collection Showplace located at 46100 Grand River Ave. in Novi, Michigan. To purchase tickets and for more information, please visit

The Kid’s Den, located in Legacy Room I on the second floor of the convention center,

will provide kid and family friendly programming and activities throughout the weekend. A full schedule is available online at Kid’s Den Program Guides will be available at the main entrance and at the guest service counter during the event.

Children ages 5 and under get in free to the Motor City Comic Con all weekend along with a paid adult ticket. Children 12 and under get in free on Sunday with a paid adult ticket. All activities taking place in the Kid’s Den are always free for guests.

Activities and toys are available daily in the Kid’s Den*.

Kid’s Den Hours – Friday: 1:00pm-5:00pm / Saturday & Sunday: 11:00am-5:00pm

*Dates and times are subject to change.

  • Balloon Twisting: Balloon artists will create your very own special art
  • Games (Including The Floor is Lava) & Superhero Craft Time
  • Star Wars Story Time & Character Meet n’ Greet
  • Slime Time with Ghostbusters
  • Kubert School Art Class
  • Scavenger Hunt (Clues found on the back of the Kid’s Program Guide)
  • Cosplay for Kids (Free for ages 12 and under)
  • Challenges & Joy of TTRPG’s with Kids

Motor City Comic Con, which hosts an annual spring and fall convention, will feature some of the largest actors from television, movies, and streaming platforms, along with the most creative artists, writers, and comic book creators in the industry.

Motor City Comic Con will utilize over 371,000 square feet of the Suburban Collection Showplace, bringing once again one of the largest conventions in the Midwest. Throughout the weekend celebrity and comic guests participate in autographs and photo opportunities with attendees, for additional fees. Also, attendees can participate in various panel discussions, attractions, events, and explore various exhibitors throughout.  Artists, writers, and illustrators will be featured throughout Artist Alley.

In addition, there will be crafters that will have extraordinary gifts, crafts, and replicas available, and some of the largest comic book and multimedia dealers from across the country that offer a variety of merchandise including comics, toys, art, unique jewelry, clothing, memorabilia and much more! 


Some celebrities appearing at Motor City Comic include:

Tony Danza: from Taxi and Who’s the Boss?

Jason Isaac: from the Harry Potter films and Peter Pan

Jim O’Heir: from Parks and Recreation

Laurie Holden: from The Walking Dead, The X-Files, The Shield, Fantastic Four

Christopher Lloyd: from Back To The Future

James Arnold Taylor, Matt Lanter, and Ashley Eckstein: voice stars of Star Wars: The Clone Wars

Catherine Tate: from Doctor Who and The Office

Michael Rooker and Sean Gunn: stars from Guardians of the Galaxy

Charles Martinet: voice of Nintendo games characters, Mario & Friends and more.

For a complete list of celebrities and comic guests, please visit in the coming weeks. 


Motor City Comic Con Prices & Packages

All tickets can be purchased online at

*Additional processing fees will apply at checkout. 


Adult admission tickets (ages 13 and up):

Friday pass

$30* – online purchase

$40 – at the door (if available)

Saturday pass

$40* – online purchase

$50 – at the door (if available)

Sunday pass 

$35* – online purchase

$45 – at the door (if available)

Adult Weekend Pass 

$85* – online purchase

$95 – at the door (if available)


VIP Fan Pass (details below)

$249*- online purchase

$259** – at the door (if available)


VIP Fan Pass: Package Includes:

Weekend Pass: May 19-21, 2023

VIP Badge

Exclusive MC3 Bag 

VIP Seating in Panels (Excludes Paid Events)

VIP Fast Pass for Autographs & Photo Op LINES

Exclusive MC3 Lanyard

$25 Gift Certificate to the MC3 Merch Booth

Hado AR – Play Free All Weekend 

(All Autographs and photo ops sold separately)


*Additional processing fees will apply

**Limited VIPs available. Admission and VIPs not guaranteed for purchase at the door if sold out prior to the show.



Children admission tickets (ages 6-12)

Kids 5 and under are FREE all weekend with a paid adult

Friday and Saturday: Child pass (ages 6-12)

$10* each day – online purchase

$20 each day – at the door (if available)


Child Weekend pass (ages 6-12)

$20* – online purchase

$30 – at the door (if available)
Sunday all children under 12 are FREE with a paid adult

*Additional processing fees will apply


HADO AR Pricing (ages 10+)

Each game supports up to 6 players at a time

Each game is 3 rounds

$6 Per Game

$15 Unlimited Games All Weekend

VIP Pass Holders Play for FREE All Weekend


Cosplay Contest –  Participants

$10 With Ticket + $2 Processing Fee (for contest participation) – Adults

Children’s Cosplay contest does not require an entrant fee or advance registration


Motor City Comic Con will be taking place Friday, May 19 – Sunday, May 21 at the Suburban Collection Showplace located at 46100 Grand River Ave. in Novi, Michigan.

Friday, May 19, 2023 – 12:00pm – 7:00pm

Saturday, May 20, 2023 – 10:00am – 7:00pm

Sunday, May 21, 2023 – 10:00am – 5:00pm

For more details on upcoming guests, programming, limited VIP packages, photo opportunities and more, visit


Follow Motor City Comic Con:

Facebook: @MotorCityComicCon

Instagram and Twitter: @MotCityComicCon


Images Available here: Click here for MC3 Images

Courtesy of Motor City Comic Con



Michigan’s largest pop-culture event since 1989, Motor City Comic Con gathers comic book and multimedia dealers from across the country, offering a vast variety of pop-culture merchandise, including comics, art, t-shirts, movie memorabilia, posters and more. Over 250 comic book creators, writers and artists are featured at Motor City Comic Con each year, as well as actors from the television and movie industry. Motor City Comic Con offers fun for kids young and old. For more information, visit

 *Logo courtesy of Motor City Comic Con





Lindsey Jenn

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