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2019 STAPLE! Independent Media Expo

October 13 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

$10 – $15

The 15th annual expo takes place October 12-13 at the Millennium Youth Entertainment Complex with over 200 artists and creators. Highlights include a live art show benefit and educational panels and workshops.

The convention takes place over two days with more than 200 vendors showcasing independently made comics, zines, art, crafts and games. Visitors can interact with artists, sit in on workshops and panels, and enjoy refreshments from the venue’s full-service food court.

Hours for the expo are 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, October 12 and noon to 6 p.m. on Sunday, October 13. Tickets are cash only and are available exclusively at the door. One-day passes are $10 and two-day passes are $15. Students and military personnel can get a discounted two-day pass for $10 with a valid ID. The event is free for kids 12 and younger.

About STAPLE! The Independent Media Expo

STAPLE! The Independent Media Expo is the premiere event in the Southwest for independently created comics, zines, art, crafts, games and more. Founded in 2005 by Chris Nicholas “Uncle Staple”, the annual two-day event features more than 200 exhibiting artists, panels, family-friendly programming, and off-site events. Follow STAPLE! on Facebook @StapleAustin, Twitter @Staple and Instagram @StapleExpoAustin.


October 13
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
$10 – $15
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Millenium Youth Entertainment Complex
1156 Hargrave St
Austin, TX 78702