This weekend, some of the biggest stars in entertainment are descending on the Valley for Ace Comic Con.

The event will take place on Jan. 13-15 at Gila River Arena and some of the celebrity guests scheduled to appear include Chris Evans, Anthony Mackie, Sebastian Stan, Hayley Atwell and Tom Holland.

Along with the movie stars, more than comic 50 writers and artists are planning to attend, including Valley resident Todd McFarlane, Stan Lee, Adam Kubert and Tyler Kirkham.

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With the convention, fans have an opportunity to see the actors and creators from some of their favorite Marvel films and television series and check out several comic exhibitors.

If you're planning on attending Ace Comic Con this weekend, here's everything you need to know.


Gila River Arena, 9400 W. Maryland Ave., Glendale, AZ 85305


Saturday, Jan. 13 - Noon-7 p.m.

Sunday, Jan. 14 - 10 a.m.-7 p.m.

Monday, Jan. 15 - 11 a.m.-5 p.m.


Attendees can pay $5 per day in lot G. You can also buy a parking permit when you purchase admission to the event on Ticketmaster. More info can be found on the Ace Universe website.


Attendees can enter the event by purchasing either general or VIP admission. General admission is $45-$55 for one day and $95 for three days. Two children (10 years and younger) per paid adult can get in for free. The VIP admission option is $125 for three days.


Those looking to get signatures from the guests can expect to pay anywhere from $30 to $175. If you purchase autograph tickets, you must print them out so you can redeem them at the photo booth. More information on autographs can be found on the comic con's website.

Photo ops:

The prices for the photo ops range anywhere from $50-$800 and combination celebrity packages are available. Photos with the guests will be printed out immediately following your shoot. Fans also need to remember to print out tickets to the photo ops so they can be redeemed at the photo booth. Photo op schedule and information on purchasing additional prints can be found on the Ace Comic Con website.

If you attend the con, please share your photos and videos with us on our Facebook page or our Twitter or Instagram feeds using #BeOn12.