Festival Fantazie is a traditional (since 1996) pop culture festival that blends the approach and program of Eastern European fan cones and Comic-Cons around the world. It brings together a wonderful program of events, especially for fans of sci-fi, fantasy and horror in games, films, anime and comics, books and illustrations, music and costumes etc. The program includes Question & Answer sessions with actors, comic authors, writers, and other artists and interesting personalities. Comic-Con Prague also includes gaming tournaments, film screenings, competitions, workshops, lectures, presentations, exhibitions, concerts, fan merchandise…
Festival Fantazie was the largest pop culture festival in the Czech Republic until the Comic-Con Prague, of which it is a co-organizer.
Festival Fantazie is organized by the unsubsidized, non-governmental, non-profit association FFestivaly z.s., organizing Comic-Con Prague, Comic-Con Junior and other conventions in previouse years (FanCity, PragoFFest), together with fans and professionals.
There are many different ways to get to Festival fantazie. For more information, please see the Information section and click on the Transport sub-section.
Those staying at the Fantazie Hotel can park in the car park directly at the Fantazie Hotel, while other accommodation facilities in Chotěbor can be parked on the streets. Parking is available in a large grassy car park directly next to the festival. Parking is not allowed in the Tyršova street closure, where the festival takes place.
Tickets can be purchased through pre-sale systém AMBER in e-shop KšeFFt or at the venue. Tickets are not limited.
The ticket can be purchased for one day, several days and for the whole time. A normal day costs 500-600 CZK until 31 May, then 100 CZK more. Participation for 8 full days and 2 half days costs 4100 CZK until 31.5., then 4900 CZK.
Children and young people up to 5 years of age + fully disabled persons free of charge. Children up to and including 11 years old, disabled persons and seniors from 65 years old = 50% discount. Youth up to and including 17 years = 25% discount.
The ticket price includes access to the programme, except for the shows in the cinema, for which you have to buy tickets or they are included in the VIP tickets. Photography, meet and greet and signing with guests are also not included.
On the TICKET page you will find a description of the prestigious VIP CINEMA for those interested primarily in the cinema programme.
Yes, it is possible to buy tickets as a gift to someone. Tickets purchased without registration are not for specific persons. Tickets purchased with registration are for specific persons and their handover to another person must be resolved with the festival reception in advance or at the venue.
Unofficial handover or sale of a ticket to someone else is possible only for tickets bought without registration. However, with a risk for the buyer - the original owner does not have to send the ticket after payment or he can use its code to enter before the buyer, so the buyer will not have access to the festival.
It isn’t necessary, but it might be better for your own personal comfort (should your phone stop working or there was a problem with the reader etc.).
Order confirmation will be scanned upon entry to the festival. Attention: Please do not publish or share your ticket online before the event begins.
When you check in at the reception, your QR code from order confirmation will be scanned and you will receive a ticket for all days of your participation in the form of a wristband, valid until the end of your participation. The participant is obliged to wear the ticket - wristband during the entire period of his/her participation and to actively show it to the organizer when passing through the entrance.
The programme and organisation of the event is aimed at teenagers and adults, but you can take your child with you at your own risk. Participants are not obliged to consider children. Children disturbing the programme are not welcome at the festival.
Children up to and including 5 years old are entitled to free admission, up to and including 11 years old 50% discount, up to and including 17 years old 25% discount. Age must be proven at the festival reception with official proof of age.
The person accompanying the child is responsible for their care, the organiser accepts no responsibility.
The minimum age for unaccompanied participation is 15 years.
Yes, a child in a pram can be taken to the FESTIVAL FANTAZIE, but with a number of restrictions - the buildings have no lifts, the prams must not remain in the passage areas or can't be put in the locker room, changing tables are not available. FESTIVAL FANTAZIE is a festival for teenagers and adults, it is not adapted for children. We cannot recommend participation with small children.
No animals or pets are permitted at the festival, except assistance dogs.
Yes. The festival takes place in several buildings as standard, the armband ensures access to all buildings. You can leave the building and return to it at any time during opening hours. Upon entry, it is necessary to prove a valid daily ticket in the form of a hand strap.
Tickets purchased without registration are non-refundable. They are transferable to another person before check-in, they are not transferable after check-in.
Tickets and services purchased with registration can be returned in accordance with the General Terms and Conditions and the Conditions for changes and cancellation of the order.
In the event that a guest cancels his/her appearance, we will not refund your entry fee and VIP ticket. Money spent on purchasing vouchers for photographs and autographs for that specific guest will be transferred to the bank account from which they were purchased.
In the event that you do not comply with our rules for entering the buildings of Festival fantazie, you have no rights to obtain a refund.
We provide half the entrance fee to holders of a ZTP card. We provide free entry to holders of a ZTP/P card. You must prove your entitlement by presenting your card at the festival reception. Prices of special tickets are without discount.
Accreditation is required for official work at the FESTIVAL FANTAZIE ask by info@festivalfantazie.cz by 6 June. There is no entitlement to accreditation, the number of places for journalists, guests, etc. is limited.
Of course! Festival Fantazie is a great opportunity to meet other fans with similar interests to you.
Use the cloakroom. We will announce the location of the cloakroom later.
Most participants change clothes in their accommodation. Alternatively, you can change in the toilets, FF does not have a cosplay dressing room.
Absolutely, you're welcome, if your costume meets the requirements in the Rules of Participation .
Real weapons, including cold weapoms, loaded airsoft weapons and other dangerous costume components, are prohibited. Imitation weapons (eg softened larp swords), non-functional weapons are OK.
You are more than welcome to take photos and videos on your non proffessional eqipment, and then share your photos on social media using the hashtag #festivalfantazie or #festivalfantazie2024.
Nevertheless, during an event, flash photography and video/audio recording is only permitted until 5 minutes after the event has started, and then 5 minutes before it ends. Some events may prohibit photography and recording altogether. Moreover, other, then fan publishing of records, is not permitted without prior accreditation.
It is also forbidden to take photographs with guests in any way other than purchasing vouchers for official photos.
If you break the rules, we reserve the right to eject you from the venue without a refund for your ticket.
By participating in Festival Fantazie, you acknowledge that we can use you in official photographs and videos from the event. Photos and video recordings can be used on the Festival Fantazie website, on social media, for Festival Fantazie marketing purposes, and in material published by media companies.
Directly in the FESTIVAL FANTAZIE you will find a wide selection of food, snacks and drinks provided by the organizer. By consuming FF refreshments, you support the FESTIVAL FANTAZIE. In the refreshment and program areas of the Festival Fantazie including surroundings, it is forbidden to consume the brought refreshments.
The rules of the FESTIVAL FANTAZIE do not allow you to bring your own food or drinks into the refreshment, program and relaxation areas of the festival.
Exceptions may be special foods for people with a prescribed health diet, aids for diabetics, etc. In this case, it is necessary to prove it with a certificate from a doctor.
Smoking is only allowed outside, at a sufficient distance from the building and so that the smoke does not bother other participants. Also at reserved tables with an ashtray, except for meal times 12-14 and 18-20 hours.
The nearest ATMs can be found on T. G. Masaryk Square, about 600 m from the Festival Fantazie.
Try the Lost & Found section at the Festival Fantazie reception.
Please write the following information to info@festivalfantazie.cz: name and surname, topic and format of the event (lecture, quize, talkshow, workshop...), your experience with the making events. We will pass on the heads of the relevant program line according to the topic of the event. The head of the program line will contact you and agree with you on whether to include the event and when, he will inform you about the conditions.
The deadline for the program is May 15.
The program of each hall is printed on the wall at the doors to the each hall.
The program is printed on information boards at several places in the festival.
You can find the electronic program on the festival website in the section Program and in festival's app.
Access is to all programs without seat tickets, even during the programs (but under the conditions of non-disruption of other participants and authors of the programs). The capacity of the program halls is organized by the organizer.
For shows in the cinema with a seat ticket, access is subject to the rules for seat tickets.
We only clean the cinema among the filmsor before special programs, in other halls only exceptionally.
Each program line has its leaders, usually three, they are marked with the label Program leader. If you have a question about the program, use the program published on the Information Area or on the Internet, please do not interrupt the course of the program.
Shows with foreign guests are mostly in English, translated into Czech directly on the stage.
Films will be screened in their original format with Czech subtitles. Most video games will be in English.
Programs in other halls will mostly be in Czech or Slovak.
Please think of other fans, guests and us organizers, and if there is a suspicion that you may be affected by Covid-19, get tested and if you are positive, do not participate in FESTIVAL FANTAZIE. Thank you. Inform us at recepce@ffestivaly.cz, send us a doctor's confirmation and we will refund your accommodation, meals, photography, signing and other services plus half of the entry fee.
If the FESTIVAL FANTAZIE is completely canceled without compensation, all money for accommodation, meals and transport will be refunded. Admission will not be refunded, it will be transferred to the next year. The money for the ordered fan accessories will be refunded if the fan accessories have not yet been produced at the time of cancellation. If they are made, they will be sent to you by post.