The FANTASY BASEL – The Swiss Comic Con 2020 is postponed!
Due to the current situation, our festival cannot take place in November.

We all have to work together now to ensure the best possible protection for you, ourselves and all fellow human beings. Please therefore comply with the requirements of the authorities but also maintain the neighborhood help.
We and many artists, exhibitors, helpers and partners have organized with a lot of passion and effort a festival that is unique in Europe. We therefore very much hope that the situation has improved by our postponement date and that this difficult time will soon be over.

The FANTASY BASEL – The Swiss Comic Con is now planned for the weekend from May 13th to 15th, 2021 at the Messe Basel. 

Ticket Handling:
The tickets for FANTASY BASEL – The Swiss Comic Con 2020 remain valid for the new date next year.

Those who are unable to attend the event in 2021 can return their tickets to (formerly by October 15, 2020. We would be happy if you keep your tickets and we can see you in Basel in 2021!
The ticket presale for 2021 will start again at the beginning of February 2021.

Attention: ONLY buy tickets from our exclusive partner (formerly! Only personalized tickets are now being sold. Anyone who buys on platforms like Viagogo etc may not be allowed to enter.

All exhibitors and artists will receive further information directly by email. Please send us all inquiries exclusively by email; since we can only work on a reduced basis at the moment and have to concentrate intensively on the rapid and time-consuming reorganization of the event.

We thank you very much for your understanding and your loyalty and appreciate your help that the FANTASY BASEL – The Swiss Comic Con can take place in November and will be a huge happening for everyone!

Stay safe – we look forward to seeing you!

Thursday 13 May to Saturday 15 May 2021 

Messe Basel, Switzerland

Opening times:
Thursday – Saturday: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

No costume requirement
We are often asked if you have to wear a costume: No, most visitors visit us in normal street clothes. But we are happy about great cosplay costumes – visitors please refer to our Cosplay Respect Code.

At 60’000m2, FANTASY BASEL – The Swiss Comic Con is the biggest convention in Switzerland for film, game, comic and cosplayfans and thanks to the location of the border triangle Basel it has an international vibrancy!

Movies, TV series, games, eSports, comics, cosplay, walking acts, art, game design, anime, exhibitions, film props, artist alley, science-fiction, fantasy, virtual reality, stars, photo & autograph area, panels, shows, merchanidising, manga, steampunk, youtuber, tabletops and much more!

Getting to Basel

We would please ask visitors to travel to the festival on public transport.

Online timetable for travelling to Messe Basel:

The RailAway combined offer:
Extend your trip to the moon thanks to a free souvenir photo in an astronaut suit when traveling to and from public transport. Book here:

Deutsche Bahn:

If you’re staying at a hotel in Basel, you’ll receive a free travel pass that will let you use all public transport in the city and the surrounding area for the duration of your stay.

The “Messeplatz” tram stop in front of Messe Basel is just a 10-minute ride from the main railway station (SBB/SNCF) on lines 1 and 2. From “Basel Badischer Bahnhof” station, take line 2 or 6 just two stops to “Messeplatz”.

The fair is just off the motorway. Take the “Messe” exit, which will bring you straight to the exhibition and conference site.

Basel has a modern parking guidance system:
Tip: use the “Basel Badischer Bahnhof” railway station car park, which is just a few minutes’ walk from “Messe Basel”.

The EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg is just 15 minutes by car from Messe Basel.

From Zurich airport, the journey to the main railway station in Basel (SBB/SNCF) takes less than an hour on direct trains.

It’s worth spending several days in Basel, the city of art. With around 40 museums and collections, Basel is one of Switzerland’s most important artistic and cultural centres.

Book your hotel room for FANTASY BASEL – The Swiss Comic Con 2020:

Map of Messe Basel: