'You Gotta Dress Up': Thousands Expected as Boston Fan Expo 2018 Begins - NBC10 Boston

'You Gotta Dress Up': Thousands Expected as Boston Fan Expo 2018 Begins

The Boston Fan Expo is being held Aug. 10-12 at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center

Find NBC Boston in your area

Channel 10 on most providers

Channel 15, 60 and 8 Over the Air

    processing...

    NEWSLETTERS

    Boston Fan Expo 2018 Begins

    If you're heading into Boston this weekend, odds are you'll see some colorful characters joining you around the city as thousands of people are getting in the spirit for Boston Fan Expo 2018, formerly known as Comic-Con.

    (Published Friday, Aug. 10, 2018)

    Thousands of people are getting in the spirit this weekend for Boston Fan Expo 2018, formerly known as Comic-Con.

    Friday night's big headline is that the cast of "Back to the Future" is at the expo, including Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd and Lea Thompson. Fans of all ages were lined up to meet them, including one father and son who lined up early for Lloyd.

    GALLERY: Crowds Geek Out at Fan Expo BostonGALLERY: Crowds Geek Out at Fan Expo Boston

    At the expo, you can get up close and personal with your favorite stars and you can also dress like your favorite characters.

    The event is a haven for collectors who can find countless booths filled with memorabilia, toys and posters. 

    The expo is being held Aug. 10-12 at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center. 

    For more information on hours or to buy tickets, click here.


    Get the latest from NBC Boston anywhere, anytime:

    App

    Download our FREE app for iPhone, iPad and Android. You can also follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, and sign up for our e-mail newsletters.