Boise Comic Arts Festival 2023 (BCAF XI) Frequently Asked Questions

What is BCAF XI?

Boise Comic Arts Festival is a three-day comics celebration that includes presentations, performances, panel discussions, workshops, cosplay contests, gaming, and an Artists’ Alley with vendors, exhibitors, local & national comic creators, and a Librarians & Educators Day.

How much does it cost to attend?

BCAF X is FREE to attend!

Will there be Guest Creators this year?

Yes! Guest announcements will start to roll out in early Summer. The Library’s Facebook page and the Library’s website are the best places to keep up on announced creators.

Will there be a cosplay contest this year?

Yes! Several, in fact. Including the return of dog cosplay. Details will be available this Summer.

I’m interested in volunteering for BCAF XI this year, who should I talk to?

Anyone interested in volunteering at BCAF should contact Renee Addington. 

I would like to be a BCAF XI sponsor. Is that possible?

Please contact event coordinator Josh Shapel via email.

When will creators/vendors/exhibitors be able to sign up for a space?

Registration for table space will open on Monday, February 13 and close on Monday, March 27.

What about COVID?

We will be monitoring the situation and abiding by all City of Boise COVID guidelines.

Is there a hashtag for the event?


What if I have more questions?

Feel free to email Josh Shapel.

Contact Us

Phone: (208) 972-8200
Item Renewal by Phone: (208) 972-8980
TTY: 1-800-377-3529

Library Director:  Jessica Dorr

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