WHAT IS FREE COMIC BOOK DAY?
THE ROCHESTER FREE COMIC BOOK DAY FESTIVAL RETURNS ON SATURDAY 5/6
THE ROCHESTER, NH FREE COMIC BOOK DAY FESTIVAL The first Saturday of May, every year (unless a pandemic disrupts it) Save the date. The Rochester Free Comic Book Day Festival is back! Bigger & Better than ever. - Saturday, May 6th from 10 am - 4pm and later! A day long, city wide event with free comic books, special guests,…
FREE COMIC BOOK DAY NEWS
Everything fit to print about the big day!
EVERYTHING GOING ON DURING FCBD!
We bring the best out for Free Comic Book Day!
SCAVENGER HUNT LOCATIONS
Local businesses to visit for free comics.
LOCAL CREATORS & VENDORS
Pick up some amazing pieces from these folks.
FCBD COSTUME CONTEST
Contest starts at 4:30 pm so get to the stage at The Garage at The Governor’s Inn ahead of time.
WHERE TO GO & WHO TO MEET
LOCAL CREATORS & VENDORS
ROCHESTER MAIN STREET PROGRAM IS A PROUD SPONSOR OF THIS YEARS FCBD!
Rochester Main Street is an economic development and historic preservation program. We are a volunteer-based nonprofit organization dedicated to enhancing downtown Rochester, New Hampshire through various improvement projects, events, and community engagement initiatives.
THE CITY OF ROCHESTER, NH IS A FCBD SPONSOR!
Rochester, known as the Lilac City, is located in southeastern New Hampshire. It is the largest city in the seacoast region and the fourth-largest city in the state. Rochester is conveniently located, serving as a gateway to the Lakes Region, the White Mountains, and the Seacoast. Rochester enjoys many of the conveniences of a prospering city combined with the delights of small-town New England traditions. Family values, strong work ethic, and lasting community spirit sustain the pride among residents and businesses in Rochester.
THE GOVERNOR’S INN & GARAGE AT THE GOVERNOR’S INN ARE OUR 2023 FCBD SPONSORS!
The Governor’s Inn has 20 cozy, eclectic guest rooms incl. breakfast. Enjoy their TWO restaurants, SPAULDING STEAK & ALE (SSA) is open 5 nights: Wed – Sun. from 4pm (2pm on Sun). Just come in! If you’re more than four please call to hold a table (332-0107). SSA has live acoustic music in the pub on Wed. & Thurs. from 6-9pm and dancing (Fridays) & live bands (Saturdays) in our converted ballroom until the end of April, and then our Garage restaurant reopens.
Ryan Higgins & Higgins Flooring is the grand prize sponsor for the costume contest!
47 years ago Higgins Wood Floors began as one man operation and is now one of the largest wood flooring distributors in New England. It’s also a great place to work—if you want to learn a trade and work for a family owned and operated business hit them up – 603-332-2773!
Popcult Anime is a Gift Bag Sponsor for the Costume Contest!
Join Them August 26 – August 27 at PopCult Anime Con 2023
FREE COMIC BOOK DAY FILMING & PHOTOGRAPHS.
Please note that there will be several film crews and photographers on hand at the Free Comic Book Day Festival. Attending the Rochester Free Comic Book Day Festival is your tacit permission to film you and or your family without express written permission. Images may be used in movie, TV, or still photographs for publicity and promotional purposes.
PARENTS & GUARDIANS MUST APPROVE ALL COMIC BOOKS GIVEN OUT ON FCBD
If you chose not to enter the premises of any establishment, to view the comic book(s), then you have given approval for your child to take whatever they want. Comic books may contain violence, adult situations and mature themes. We strongly encourage you take the time to review what your child may be viewing. All locations will offer the choice of All Ages or T (PG) comic books.