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If you love movies, tv, comics, art, writing, meeting pop culture celebrities, or are an avid cosplayer, then you are in the right place!

About Us

Southern Geekfest is a comic convention that meets in Hattiesburg, Mississippi once a year. It was created to showcase a variety of platforms such as comics, movies, tv, scifi, horror, fantasy, cosplay, anime and many more. Its ultimate goal is to bring together like-minded fans and to forge a community where people can come and be themselves and to create, and be a part of, long-lasting relationships and fandoms that a comic-con can provide.

Frequently Asked Questions

Where does Southern Geekfest take place?

Southern Geekfest Takes place in Hattiesburg, MS. The event takes place at the Forrest County Multi-Purpose Center which is located on 962 Sullivan Drive.

What are the dates and times for Southern Geekfest?

The dates for Southern Geekfest are May 20-21, 2017 and the doors will be opening at 10:00 a.m.

Can I show up in my cosplay outfit?

Of course! All cosplay is encouraged, but the event organizers ask that all cosplayers not be over-exposed or to include anything that could be considered offensive or vulgar in the display of their outfit. (i.e anything discriminatory, or anything promoting hate or violence against any particular group or groups).

Can I purchase tickets at the door?

Absolutely. There will be an area for you to buy your tickets near the entrance. We also provide an online ticket purchase area for you to pre-purchase your tickets if you so choose. A link to the online ticket purchase area is located on the menu.

Who do I contact in order in order to appear at SGF?

If you are involved in the media, or if you are a potential media guest, please contact us at or pm us at the Southern Geekfest FB page. If you are a vendor or a fan organization, applications can be downloaded from this site, filled out and submitted to as well. We answer all queries as promptly as possible.

Can I volunteer to help at Southern Geekfest?

Definitely! We are always looking for volunteers who are willing to donate their time and resources in order to help keep Southern Geekfest as high- quality, family-friendly an affair as possible. If you would like to volunteer, please email us at

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