Attendee Information

Come join the fun and be a part of the party at the Nittany Valley Sports Centre!  Just three miles from the University Park Campus of Penn State!

  • 50,000 Square Feet of Fun!
  • Comic Books, Sportscards, Anime, Action Figures, Arts and Crafts, Cosplay
  • Magic the Gathering Tournament, Celebrities and Artists!

Where and When:
February 24 and 25, 2024 at the Nittany Valley Sports Centre, 177 Champion Rd, State College, PA 16803

There is plenty of free parking around the Sports Centre. If both the regular lot and the overflow lot at PCBI-Allen are full, you can park on campus at the East Parking Deck and take advantage of the free shuttle bus from East Halls! Pick up will be at the tennis courts in front of East Halls and the bus will loop between the convention and East Halls during the time of the convention.


  • $15 Saturday
  • $10 Sunday
  • $20 for a Two-Day pass

Buy your tickets online and save up to 20% off if purchased by Jan 31, 2024. All online ticket purchases will get a free collector’s pin!

  • Children 5 to 10 are just $5 on Saturday and free on Sunday.
  • Children 4 and under are free both days.
  • All Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Penn State Students with valid ID will be $6 either day!

Early Entry Add-On:
Those that purchased the Early Entry Add-On will be allowed to attend the convention 45 minutes early both days. You will enter through the Will Call/Early Entry/Prepurchase line. No Early Entry Add-Ons are available the day of the convention.

As an extra benefit for purchasing an Early Entry Add-On, each attendee that does so will receive a Limited Edition HVC3 only lanyard and comic! Only a certain number of comics will be made so the only way to guarantee getting the comic is to buy the Early Entry Option!

Game Room:
To add to the excitement, there will be a game room on site where attendees can take part in a Magic Tournament, or just sit down, pick a game, and play with some new found friends! The cost for the draft tournament is $20 while the Commander tournament is only $5! We are also planning a Pokemon Tournament this year! Stay tuned for more info!

Shuttle Bus:
If you live on campus and do not have transportation, Happy Valley Comic and Collectibles Convention will be providing free shuttle service to and from campus. The shuttle bus will be stopping in front of East Halls every 30 minutes starting at 9:30 am. Look for the school bus with the Happy Valley Comic Con Banner on it in front of the tennis courts!

Vendor List:
We are currently placing vendors and should have a list up soon!

Activities and Celebrities:

Magic the Gathering Tournaments will be:

  • Saturday at 11 am – Draft
  • Sunday at 4 pm – Commander

Costume Contest will be:

  • 10 and under will be 3 - 4 pm on Saturday
  • 11-17 will be from 5 - 6 pm on Saturday
  • 18 and over will be 3 - 4 pm on Sunday



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