Frequently Asked Questions
How much are tickets?
Head to our Membership page for options
Purchases at the door are $5 more, paying with cash avoid ticketing fees
When and where is Anime Lubbock?
Friday, February 2nd through Sunday, February 4th, at the MCM Elegante in Lubbock, Texas
Are masks and proof of vaccination required?
Absolutely not. Read our CDC approved Health & Safety Policy for more information
Is there a Military Discount?
Active Military and First Responders receive a discount at the door for a day pass with valid ID.
Pre-purchase is not available due to proof of ID
Do I have to stay at the Hotel?
No, but we highly recommend it, even if you are local. There is simply too much to do at Anime Lubbock compared to a Comic-Con style event. We plan things to do for 16+ hours a day. Stay at the hotel if you can
Is this a family-friendly show?
Yes, absolutely! All 18+ events are clearly marked and require ID, most of which are past 9pm
Where can I sign up for ___?
Click "Get Involved" on our Menu
Where is the schedule?
On the Schedule page on our Menu
Where can I see the guest list?
On the Guests Page
Is the celebrity guest list complete?
Can I make Celebrity Guest Recommendations?
Fandom Events is one of the largest anime convention companies in the United States. If you would like to see a specific guest, you must be willing to personally sponsor their appearance. Email Sponsorships@Fandomevents.org to set up payment options. It usually costs about $1,500 per guest.
Why isn't _____ (celebrity) appearing?
There are literally hundreds of talented voice actors. We cannot invite all of them every year, yes, even the one that is your absolute favorite. There are many, many factors involved in who can appear
Anime Lubbock has one of the biggest and highest star-power anime lineup in West Texas.
This is NOT a comic con or "autograph con"- we have more programming in a single day than an entire weekend at a large Comic-Con; Anime Lubbock is a 3-day celebration with dozens of panels, programs, concerts, and activities
If you've been trained by comic cons to think all there is to do at Anime Lubbock is shop in the Exhibit Hall and meet Celebrities, please enjoy the weekend with us - you will be blown away at all there is to do at Anime Lubbock
We understand attendees may not be able to stay all 3 days, but it is absolutely the best way to enjoy the weekend, plus it helps the convention out. Click here to book your room!
Will there be an autograph authentication service on site?
MonthlyPops is our official COA service and will be located near Celebrity Row
Are there day passes?
Yes, day passes are available online or at the door
Can I get a refund for my membership?
No. All sales are final. Yes, this means you. No, we can't make an exception
When does______ happen?
Check our Schedule page
Does it cost to meet the celebrities?
No, but photos and autographs do. Prices set by each guest, which may not be relayed to OKiCon until the event begins. We will post pricing guides as soon as we receive them
How much are autographs and photos?
It varies with each Guest. Head to our Guests page for more info; we will post pricing guides as soon as we receive them. It's usually between $20 and $40 per item
Where do I sign up to volunteer?
Click Volunteer under "Get Involved"
How much are artist and vendor booths?
Anime Lubbock ls sold out for 2024 with a large waiting list.
Where can I book my hotel room?
On our Hotel page to reserve your room
Where is the Dress Code / Cosplay / Weapons / Health Policy?
Click "Information" and select the policy you'd like to read
Will there be security?
Is the convention pet friendly?
Service animals with appropriate identification are allowed.
Companion animals need to stay home or in the hotel room.
What is your bag policy?
All bags are subject to search
Are there Media/Press Passes available?
Click "Press" under Get Involved
Is the Maid Café appropriate for kids?
Absolutely! It's a wholesome event and absolutely worth it
Are outside food and drink permitted?
Yes, just not inside the Chill Zone or Elegante restaurant.
I'm a VIP and can't make the VIP Mixer on Thursday night. When can I get my stuff?
Whenever you arrive is totally fine. You do not HAVE to attend the mixer, but please do if you can!