Explore the Show

Nuq'neH, and welcome Star Trek fans!

Here you’ll find highlights of all of the incredible things happening across the show. Check back for more updates and the full schedule of content.

COSPLAY & FAMILY HEADQUARTERS

Kids, families, cosplay fans of all ages can come to Cosplay Central/Family HQ to see panels about cosplay, talks with science experts, drawing workshops and more! View the panel schedule to see more.

COSPLAY SHOWCASE

The Cosplay Showcase is where Trek fans and cosplayers can showcase their craftsmanship in style. Klingons, Vulcans, Starfleet Officers and more are all welcome! This event is open to all cosplayers and is an opportunity for fans of all levels to strut their stuff in their hand made costumes. Signups will be on-site at Cosplay Central starting Friday, April 8th and running until Saturday, April 9th at 12 PM CST. The showcase will take place on Saturday, April 9th at 4:45 PM CST on the Cosplay Stage.

WOLF 359 GAMING

Sponsored by Star Trek Timelines

Hours of fun at Warp Speed! Enter the world of Star Trek with our free-to-play gaming zone. Demos, special content and free games all around for fans to enjoy.

Featuring:

Tilting Point & Star Trek Online

TATTOO QUADRANT

Marc Draven’s Ink Fusion Tattoo Empire is the original and leading tattoo program for entertainment shows and comics conventions worldwide. Ink Fusion Tattoo Empire are professional, licensed and Board of Health approved for every convention they’ve attended as well as every artist on staff being certified in Bloodborne Pathogens, CPR, and First Aid. Ink Fusion Tattoo Empire works with hundreds of award-winning artists Internationally. Get inked at Star Trek: Mission Chicago and make a memory that will literally last a lifetime!

MULGREW BOOK SIGNING

Join acclaimed actress Kate Mulgrew  at her spotlight panel as she discusses her experiences playing the beloved Admiral Janeway! This Q&A will be followed by a live reading of Kate Mulgrew's book How to Forget: A Daughter's Memoir.  Following the panel, stick around for a book signing with Kate herself.

PANELS AND SCREENINGS

Explore strange new worlds across the Star Trek fandom!  Check out celebrity spotlights, panels, and more!

EXCLUSIVE MERCH

THE MERCH STORE

Don’t miss some of the coolest Trek merchandise this side of the Alpha Quadrant! That’s right, Star Trek: Mission Chicago is home to licensed Star Trek merchandise you can only get at the show! Share your fandom in style with these exclusive t-shirts, plush, pins and more.