Planet Entertainment Zone (PEZ)

Participants in the Planet Entertainment Zone include the following:

  • T – MOBILE
  • U.S. NAVY



The Planet Entertainment Zone (PEZ) is the place to come when you are looking for something stimulating and fun to do! The PEZ is located in Hall A on the exhibit floor. This is where you will find a variety of interesting interactive activities for the kid in everyone! Come check out interactive exhibits by, FlipSwitch VR, Boulevard Brewing, LevelUP Arena, B&B Theatres, Solid State Pinball Supply, Nebraska Furniture Mart, Bordner Home Improvement, Minddrive, U.S. Air Force and many more! Come check out the Planet Entertainment Zone and explore virtual reality experiences, esports, gaming, pinball, battlebots, beer sampling, giveaways, photo opportunities, science activities, makers activities and demos and so much more!

The PEZ is the place for a variety of entertainment features and cosplay crafting demonstrations. The PEZ Stage features continuous performances and demonstrations throughout the 3-day weekend. Check out the PEZ Stage presented by Cosentino’s Downtown Market and Boulevard Brewing The Stage schedule can be found on the Programming Schedule.

The PEZ is also home to the PEZ Maker Space, a series of booths devoted to maker activities, including cosplay crafting activities. You will see everything from makeup and special effects to foam crafting and resin casting and sewing demos happening live in front of you. Over the course of the last several years we have expanded this area to include other makers’ activities beyond cosplay. So now you can also learn about metal working, 3d printing, LEGO building, droid building, pottery and more! Learn more about the Pez Maker Space

There is a lot to do and see in the PEZ this year! Come join in the fun!

THE PEZ STAGE Performance and Demonstration Stage // Booth P200

Cosentino’s Downtown Market and Boulevard Brewing have combined to Sponsor this year’s PEZ Performance and Demo Stage! Be sure to visit Cosentino’s Downtown Market conveniently located near the convention center to pick up your supplies and try their incredible food court for easy dining at a great price. The locals love Cosentino’s Downtown Market food court, they have a variety of hot meals, a deli and scrumptious baked goods! Don’t forget to pick up some Boulevard beer and seltzers while you are there!

The PEZ Stage has evolved over the years into a focal point at the north end of the exhibit floor. This year you will enjoy entertainment and demonstrations all weekend long. You will find Magician’s, Special FX demos, Science demos, Music and dance performers, comedy, cosplay crafting demos and more. One of the more dramatic and heartwarming features that occurs on the PEZ Stage is the annual Young Fan’s Cosplay Showcase which features an exposition of our youngest fans from ages 1-14 who display their cosplay chops in front of an always appreciative audience! Another favorite is the Cosplay Wheelchair reveal powered by Walkin’ & Rollin’ Costumes! They design and build wheelchair cosplays for very deserving children who are restricted to life in a wheelchair! Find the PEZ Stage schedule by searching for the PEZ Stage venue on the programming schedule here: (CLICK HERE!)

Nebraska Furniture Mart P50

This isn’t your Father’s furniture store! It’s NFM and not only do they carry every home furnishing known to mankind, they are also your one-stop-shop for board games, electronics, gaming gear and systems, wall art and Funko Pop collectibles. If PC play is your speed, text “NFMPCKC” to 41942 for your chance to win 1 of 3 computer gaming setups! Don’t forget to show proof of entry to NFM’s booth at P50 to redeem for a free large tote bag.


Kansas City’s hometown brewery is coming back to Planet Comicon. Stop by booth #P100 for samples and swag featuring Space Camper IPA and the newest iteration, Quantum Hop IPA. Come say hi to the nice folks at Boulevard and learn more about Space Camper’s mission to save the earth, the only planet with beer! Extra! Extra! When you visit the booth pickup a special wristband for “Quantum Beats – A Galactic Glow Party” which will be held on Saturday night the 9th from 8:00pm – 1:00am in RM 1501B. The wristband is your passport to Beer Sampling, food trucks, Buskers, Live Art Drawing, DJ Joe, dancing, and a lot of fun! PCKC Information booths will have the wristbands also. Some will be available at the venue if space is still available.


Monster Energy joins in the fun this year at Planet Comicon Kansas City! In addition to providing sample cans and cool swag, be sure to get your wristband for the Friday Night Rave sponsored by Monster Energy! The Rave will be Friday Night at 8pm in Hall 1501B.

B & B Theatres P74

B&B Theatres is a new partner with Planet Comicon Kansas City and we are proud to introduce another locally based company to our attendees! If you have never tried the B&B Theatre experience you are in for a treat! It’s as if you are getting the full movie theater experience from the comfort of your living room! Come check out the booth and see what prizes you might be able to win!

Planet Comicon KC Film Series – Click HERE

Planet Comicon KC Defend Your Fandom – Click HERE


Epic Scale, Free-Roam, Multiplayer Virtual Reality is available this year in the PEZ!
With state-of-the-art wireless technology and motion tracking, we take you inside the game where your body is the controller and your mind believes it’s real. Explore. Play. Conquer.




From the state that brought you the creators of SpongeBob SquarePants and Dick Tracy comes a booth dedicated to all things Oklahoma. The Oklahoma Tourism booth features artwork by Jerry Bennett, who has done work for Marvel, Lucasfilm and the Stan Lee Foundation. You’ll discover fun pop culture stops throughout the state as well as all the exciting things to see and do. Want to experience the sights, sounds and roadside wonders of Route 66 – like a 66-foot pop bottle, a giant Blue Whale and the world’s largest concrete totem pole? Want to pose with a towering Transformer statue or explore a museum dedicated to toys and action figures? You’ll find all that and more in the state that’s just a few hours’ drive from KC. The Oklahoma Tourism booth will help you jump-start your vacation-planning with free Oklahoma guides and advisers who can tell you how to visit the spots where “The Outsiders” was filmed, where you can see the world’s first computer and the places you can go looking for Bigfoot. At the booth, enter a drawing for an Oklahoma get-away and pick up some crayons and coloring sheet featuring Bennett’s work.


Come check out the fun at the big Pink Truck at our booth this year! T-Mobile has wireless solutions and high-speed internet for everyone! With a reliable network, amazing devices, and beyond the smartphone options come check us out! We also have charging stations, swag, and giveaways.


Holladay Distillery P62

Holladay Distillery will be featuring samples of its cordial brands; Tequila Rose and Five Farms Irish Cream.  The Holladay Distillery offers the unique opportunity to explore over 160 years of history and witness Real Missouri Bourbon being made. You’ll peer into the limestone spring first discovered by Lewis and Clark in 1804. You’ll step inside the stillhouse that dates back to the mid-1800s when Ben Holladay first started using limestone water to make bourbon and you’ll walk among the aging barrels that are stacked in our bonded rickhouses. Most importantly, you will see, smell, taste, and touch Real Missouri Bourbon being made using the original recipe from over 160 years ago. Come to Weston, Missouri to discover more about Holladay Distillery and its many fine libations! 


Vita Chiropractic  P82

In a world where superpowers are the dream, the real super-power lies in taking care of your body! Visit our booth to receive a quick demonstration of our state-of-the-art Thermography technology to assess for spinal stress, inflammation, and nerve interference. Don’t let poor posture and spinal stress be your “Kryptonite” – Visit our booth to learn how Neurologically-based Chiropractic care can help you unlock your Inner Superhero by having a healthier body!


Bordner Home Improvement makes its debut at Planet Comicon this year and plans to provide plenty of swag and an interactive fun feature! Why choose Bordner?​ We are not just another contractor. We start our day with our core values, not just a list of projects. Whether you are looking for vinyl siding, fiber cement board siding, or faux stone siding, we’ve got you covered. If you need a new exterior door, we’ll gladly install a premium fiberglass or steel entry door that has added insulation and a dual-perimeter seal that blocks drafts. We can even help control water flow by replacing your old gutters, and add gutter covers that will keep leaves and debris out of your gutters. That means you won’t have to clean them out regularly. Bordner’s experienced technicians install all of our products with considerable attention to detail so that they function optimally for years to come. For added peace of mind, we offer lifetime workmanship warranties on all installations.




Get ready to level up your gaming experience at Planet Esports powered by LEVELUP! As we celebrate the 25th anniversary of Planet Comicon, we’re taking things to the next level with an electrifying esports and gaming zone that’s bursting with energy and excitement. Step into the ARNG Zone for high-octane open-play action featuring all your favorite console titles, including Madden, 2k, MarioKart, and more!

But that’s not all – if you’re craving tournament action, we’ve got you covered! Friday kicks off with Smash Ultimate singles, where competitors will battle it out for a chance to win a $500 Prize Pool. On Saturday, prepare for epic showdowns in Fortnite, League of Legends, and a Tekken 8 showcase featuring top-tier local players. And on Sunday, we’re closing the weekend with an adrenaline-pumping Rocket League 3v3 tournament.

LEVELUP’s incredible content team will be on-site all weekend long, capturing every epic moment. So whether you’re a casual gamer looking for fun or a competitive player ready to dominate the competition, Planet Esports is the ultimate destination for gamers of all levels. See you there! The tourament schedule and information is found here (link)

Kung Fu Panda 4 P79

DreamWorks Animation’s KUNG FU PANDA 4 is coming to Planet Comicon Kansas City! The Dragon Warrior Po will be visiting on Saturday and Sunday to meet with our attendees and provide photo ops at the Planet Entertainment Zone floor! Po’s friends will bring along some goodies for kids and families, and offer opportunities to take selfies with the legendary warrior! Be sure to look for KUNG FU PANDA 4 at Booth P59 in Hall A of the Exhibit floor. KUNG FU PANDA 4 in theaters March 8th!

Allstate P77

The tagline “You’re in good hands®” has been at the heart of our identity for 70 years. Today we are as passionate as ever about creating a society where customers feel protected from life’s uncertainties.  For over 90 years, Americans have trusted Allstate to protect their families and belongings. Today, as our product offerings keep expanding, we provide an even bigger circle of protection.  Our Shared Purpose highlights Allstate’s values: integrity, Inclusive Diversity & Equity and collective success. These values are woven into our business culture, defining who we are and what matters most. As a purpose-driven company, we stay true to our values to help customers, communities and each other.

We will offer free quotes and consultations in regards to protecting your biggest life investments. Stop by and allow our licensed agent to assist you in finding what coverages work best for you.

Lawrence Busker Festival P56

A four-day street performer festival in the fun, funky and historic downtown of Lawrence, KS. Over 25 different acts from all over the world are scheduled with lots of surprises on the streets. Musicians, magicians, acrobats, jugglers, dancers and more. Best of all, it’s free to attend.
You’ll get a chance to see some of our favorite acts on the stage at the PEZ on Saturday and Sunday. Plus, we’ll be performing in the booth all day.

Lasik Plus P72

We are a laser vision correction provider operating in Kansas City under the brand of LasikPlus. We will have representatives staffing the booth to discuss the life-changing transformation that is LASIK. Associates can answer general questions about the procedure and process. They will sign attendees up for our $1,200 off promotion as well as entering all who sign up into our sweepstakes to win a Free LASIK treatment.

Level One Game Shop   P66

We’re your friendly neighborhood game shop. We sell games, tabletop themed goods and gifts, figures, and more!  We are located in the River Market complex in downtown KCMO.  Be sure to come see us in the Tabletop Gaming room where we help supply games and manage three days of tabletop fun! Visit our booth in the PEZ to learn more about our store , our culture and how to get involved in Tabletop gaming. 

Navy Federal Credit Union P105

Navy Federal Credit Union. Come visit to see how NFCU can help you manage your money and check out the swag available just for stopping by! As a member-owned, not-for-profit credit union, we have a mission – to put you and all of our members first by making your success our priority. Let’s get started.

Mindgames And Magic P67

Mindgames and Magic is a tabletop gaming and comic store in Lees Summit, Missouri! As one of the sponsors of the Tabletop gaming room at Planet Comicon Kansas City, Mindgames and Magic are supplying games and tournament opportunities throughout the weekend. Be sure to check out the Tabletop gaming room to learn about all the action in Room 3501.



The Comedy Club of Kansas City will be returning to PLANET COMICON! The Comedy Club is Kansas City’s premier destination for laughs. Stop by the booth, say hello, see who’s coming to town and maybe win some tickets to an upcoming event! The Comedy Club will also be on the Pez Stage with a Pop Culture Roast Battle, Friday 6pm! Brian Posehn will be signing his comics on Friday and Saturday at the booth.

Missouri Western State University P108

The Digital Animation and Cinematic Arts programs at Missouri Western offer an affordable path for artists and storytellers to further their education at Missouri’s largest open enrollment university. The exhibit will be a showcase for the programs and students’ recent artwork at Missouri Western. Professors from the Digital Animation and Cinematic Arts programs will showcase recent student work, answering questions about the program, and conduct live demonstrations of animation, miniature visual effects and motion control shots, or even 3D printed film props and cosplay accessories. I have taken over the digital animation program from USC in SoCal and am looking to replicate some of the outreach that we did in conjunction with SDCC and Wondercon in SoCal.


ReRoll Tavern P68

ReRoll is the place to be for all things geek! Board games, RPGs, drinks, bites and pop ups abound at this one of a kind bar! ReRoll is a new gaming tavern located in Kansas City North. ReRoll has joined forces with Mindgames and Magic to bring you the Tabletop gaming room at Planet Comicon this year. With over 500 tabletop games for you to choose from in the free library you will have no trouble at all finding a fun diversion in the tabletop gaming room. If you are a D&D fan, good news ReRoll is running a D&D Epic Tournament. ReRoll Tavern is also sponsoring daily Magic the Gathering Commander Tournaments! Go HERE for more info!


From The Earth / Illicit P86

Illicit is a cannabis brand that sells in dispensaries across Missouri and From the Earth is our 5 dispensary locations in the KC area. At our booth we will be educating people on cannabis, and encouraging them to sign up for our FTE rewards program- this is our rewards program in our dispensary where guests can earn 1 point per $1 spent. Once they are signed up they will get to spin the prize wheel for merch we have on the table. Merch includes: pins, lanyards, stickers, grinders, papers, lighters, etc.


Solid State Pinball Challenge P78

Solid State Pinball Supply in Kansas City, MO will be providing pinball machines from the 1960s through 2021 on free play for all Planet Comicon attendees. Come find out about all the pinball events and tournaments held in the Kansas City area and talk with local players and collectors.

Draftcade Supernova Arcade P110

Come find a variety of old school arcade games in the PEZ!



CBD American Shaman is a Kansas City based company and is one of the leaders in the burgeoning CBD industry. Ready to see what CBD can do for you? Come and see us for free samples and get all your questions answered from American Shaman Certified CBD Consultants. See how CBD can help you feel better and live your best life! We provide a full line of CBD products and other cannabinoids to support health and wellness. While there, Say hello to Leo the Pug who is an avid Grogu Cosplayer.

Bath Wizard P47

Bath Wizard, America’s Favorite Remodeling Brand, provides Magical Bathroom Transformations backed by our industry leading Double Lifetime Warranty, installed by our Master Craftsman employees. Experience what Made in America quality will look like and feel, in your next bathroom project.



.U.S. Navy P32

Out here, it’s not where the sea takes you, but who it makes you. This is where you test your limits, build your strength and fulfill your potential. Become a part of something bigger. Come check out the Navy booth to see what adventure might await you!



At Hague Quality Water of Kansas City, Inc., home water treatments are our specialty. Our high quality products, Gold Seal standard under the Water Quality Association, are the best. From water softeners to reverse osmosis products, we have them all – so that you can have peace of mind about the water you drink and use daily. Come by the booth and try your hand at Superhero Air Hockey!

Aplomb Martial Arts P107

Aplomb Martial Arts is pleased to be at Planet Comicon  this year and will be there to discuss the training and services they offer and to offer some awesome specials for the event only. Come check out the board breaking demos and meet a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle!  


Come learn about the best window replacement products in the industry! Stop by to sign up for a chance to win $10,000 in new windows and patio doors!


Are you tired of cleaning your gutters? LeafFilter Gutter Protection is a permanent solution. Our micromesh gutter cover installs on top of existing gutters, eliminating gutter cleaning for life. Our surgical grade stainless steel micromesh keeps all debris out of your gutters 365 days a year. Our product includes a lifetime, transferable warranty, so you can enjoy the peace of mind that your gutters are protected for life. Ask about our senior and military discounts!

Thermal King P72

Thermal King Windows has taken parts from all the top windows, eliminated everything that isn’t 100% optimal and engineered to be the best replacement windows in Kansas City and the only local window company that promises and delivers perfection. Not just great windows, also great service. Thermal King Windows are guaranteed to never stick, rot, warp, fade, or fail. In fact, if they do, we will replace it… PERIOD. Our windows are easy to clean, always look new, and require practically no maintenance.



MINDDRIVE is an experiential project-based learning program for middle and high school students. They teach electronics, computers, fabrication and some of their projects include building electric cars, building and flying drones, building battlebots and running competitions. This year, come see MINDDRIVE’s 1969 Chevelle SS ELECTRIC Restomod.  This classic muscle car conversion is the first in the world done by High School students and was converted with the help of Travis Kecle’s foundation, 87 & Running.  Sign-up to pilot a 1lb combat robot (all ages) in the ANTWEIGHT BATTLEBOT ARENA. Test your drone racing skills on one of our Drone Racing SIMS.  Sign-Up to learn how to weld in Virtual Reality (limited time slots available).

Learn about MINDDRIVE’s Free After-School Programs and how you can sign up as a student (Grades 5-12) or a Mentor (adults 18+)



KC Brick Lab is Kansas City’s Adult LEGO Club that gets together to share our love of LEGO and organize LEGO displays and collaborative builds. The club was born in 2012 and continues to grow each year. We develop displays each year for Planet Comicon, Union Station, local libraries, and other regional events and LEGO conventions. This year at Planet Comicon we will have a display in the Planet Entertainment Zone containing builds highlighting pop culture and some of the amazing guests from this year’s convention lineup. If you are interested in learning more about KC Brick Lab, stop by our booth to say hi, or check out our Instagram and Facebook accounts (@kcbricklab) to see where else we are displaying this year.



Naka-Kon is an annual three-day convention celebrating Japanese pop culture, including anime, manga, cosplay, music, fashion, gaming, and more! Catch guests of honors, panels, workshops, & performances, be part of cosplay competitions and contests, and enjoy a weekend of fun with fellow Japanese anime, manga, and music fans. Please visit the Naka-Kon booth to learn more about their convention!

Bureau of Prisons P46

The bureau of prisons will be at Planet Comicon Kansas City strengthening their recruitment strategies.  They have 120 prisons throughout the US, with many vacancies.

Are you passionate about making a difference in your community? Are you driven by a desire to contribute to public safety and rehabilitation? Look no further than the Bureau of prisons. As a vital component of the US Dept of justice, the BOP is dedicated to ensuring the safety and security of our nation’s federal prisons while fostering opportunities for positive change among inmates.  Join us in our mission to promote public safety through the humane confinement and reentry of offenders. As a member of our team, you will have the opportunity to work in a dynamic and challenging environment where your skills and dedication will directly impact the lives of others.
Discover fulfilling career opportunities in a variety of roles, from correctional officers and case manager to healthcare professionals and administrative staff.  At the Bureau of prisons, we offer competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits, and ample opportunities for career advancement.  Take the first step towards a rewarding career with purpose. Join the Bureau of Prisons today and become an integral part of shaping a safer, more rehabilitative future for our communities.  Come work with us, “Work on the Inside.

Aplomb Martial Arts P66

Aplomb Martial Arts is pleased to be at Planet Comicon this year and will be there to discuss the training and services they offer and to offer some awesome specials for the event only. Come check out the board breaking demos and meet a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle!



The Potter’s Cottage, LLC is an inclusive art studio where individuals of all ages and abilities can paint pottery, create holiday art, participate in classes and special events, attend summer pottery camps, and host their own parties. Come meet the friendly staff and check out their “Paint ‘n Take” hands on experience right in the booth!


One of Kansas City’s most beloved traditions is the Renaissance Festival! Come interact with the King and Queen and their court and maybe they will let you sit on the Throne! Get your medieval on in the Planet Entertainment Zone and be sure to ask about meade and turkey legs! The Ren Fest will be here before you know it but we will have a piece of it right here in the PEZ!



The International Brotherhood of Magicians is the world’s largest organization for magicians and magic enthusiasts boasting over 14,000 members worldwide. Members share a common interest in promoting, performing, learning and advancing the art of magic for the purposes of entertainment and amusement while protecting the secrecy of the art. Ring #129 is the Kansas City chapter of the I.B.M. We are known as the “Heart of America Ring.” Ring 129 Magicians will be performing on the PEZ stage again this year and you will be amazed at the magic performed in the booth!


Flint Hills Fairies P57

Our troupe of entertainers loves to bring joy to people with our silly antics, games and whimsical storytelling. Our performers are passionate, experienced working with children and are so excited to work for you, bringing joy, laughter and stories for many years to come. Our troupe of entertainers loves to bring joy to people with our silly antics, games and whimsical storytelling. Our performers are passionate, experienced working with children and are so excited to work for you, bringing joy, laughter and stories for many years to come.