It’s the THIRTEENTH and FINAL Official Free Comic Book Day for Jetpack Comics!
FREE COMIC BOOK DAY HOURS
Scavenger Hunt 10 – 4 all over town
(note the Jetpack Comics closes at 5)
WHAT IS FREE COMIC BOOK DAY?
Just like the name says! It’s a day to get FREE COMIC BOOKS. Sponsored by The Rochester Main Street Association, The Governor’s Inn, The Rochester Opera House and Jetpack Comics llc with big thanks to the City of Rochester, NH for allowing this event to happen.
This city-wide event will be taking place at locations around the downtown Rochester area. All ages are welcome to attend the event. Families can visit participating locations and collect Free Comic Books! Most of the comic books given away are all ages appropriate.
Of course it is up to parents and guardians to review the materials before giving them to children as some comic books may contain violence, adult and real-life situations.
The Rochester, NH Free Comic Book Day Festival is one of the biggest events every year in Rochester so plan accordingly and be sure to read through all of our information pages so you know what to expect from the day. Parking is ALWAYS a premium so arrive early and plan on staying late. Dress appropriately for the day as it is a rain or shine event and the lines can be long!
We’ve even added a few things leading up to this, our final, year.
The Super-Hero Breakfast at Curlies Comedy Club on 4/27 (all ages event – not free but $ go to Rochester Main Street).
Nerd Trivia at Revolution Taproom & Grill on 4/30 with a portion of the proceeds going to Rochester Main Street – complete with TONS of nerd prizes from Jetpack.
John Poveromo (cartoonist & comic) at Curlies Comedy Club on 5/3 & 5/4 (& meet him at the Governor’s Inn during the day on 5/4). Tickets available for this from Curlies or watch for our special FCBD VIP packages that will include tickets.
Of course we’ll have the Hall of Guests & Vendors on 5/4 and nearly 2 dozen locations to get free comic books that day as well as our legendary Cos-Play costume contest. (space still available for all of these).
Followed by an epic after-party featuring 19 Miles Per Hour & The Toes, live at the Garage at the Governor’s Inn on 5/4 (those are bands kids).
THE CONVENTION HALL DETAILS
Stop by the Governor’s Inn ballroom as well as their patio and check out the convention hall filled with special guests, local creators and vendors of comic books, toys and other wares.
The Rolland Estate at the Governor’s Inn plays host to this years Costume Contest and special cos-play events through out the day.
There will be a variety of live entertainment throughout the day and into the evening. With a number of stages around town you will want to check the times for the entertainment you want to see.
There is so much to do on Free Comic Book Day in Rochester. Be sure to check the times for special events and sign up ahead, when required, so you don’t miss out on anything.
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