Family HQ

Welcome to Family HQ, your place for family friendly fun all weekend long at Florida Supercon! Is your child star struck over Star Wars? Are they a blossoming young artist, or perhaps a wee wizard? If so, then Family HQ is the place for you! At Family HQ, we have something for everyone. Kids and parents alike can join in on our drawing workshops, interactive activities, and entertaining performances. Looking for fun for the whole family? Family HQ is the place for you!

Where? On the Show Floor near Photo Ops and Artist Alley!
When? Friday – Saturday 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM and Sunday 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

What’s Happening in Family HQ?

Interactive Programming

Because life's way more fun when you play along! Awesome activities await in our interactive zone: family games, performances, story time, photo opportunities, kids cosplay showcases, just to name a few! There’s always something happening in Family HQ.

Heroes Assemble!

Calling all aspiring Avengers; when duty calls, how will you save the world?! Little superheroes can design their secret hero identity, choose their powers and sketch out their own out of this world outfit. Plus, they can make their own superhero comic strip to match!

Get Crafty with Artisan’s Playhouse

Ramen Bowl Making, Rug Tufting, Candle-making, and Collaging! 

Family HQ Partners 

Artisan’s Playhouse

Artisan's Playhouse is an ever-evolving multi-purpose space dedicated to and for creatives. They aim to support local artists by providing a platform for them to lead others into their craft. Join Artisan’s Playhouse on site at Florida Supercon for rug tufting, clay bowl making, candle making, and collage making, all complimentary and included with your ticket to Supercon!

Everglades Squad of the 501st Legion

A nonprofit social club, the 501st Legion is a worldwide costuming organization that unites over 14,400 Star Wars® fans in 70 countries. As the local subunit of this organization, Everglades Squad regularly engages in charity work and has helped raise millions of dollars throughout South Florida since 2003. With 102 active members, Everglades Squad visits a variety of locations-- including children's hospitals, schools, libraries, museums, and many more! We are the bad guys doing good in South Florida.

HistoryMiami Museum

HistoryMiami Museum, a Smithsonian Affiliate located in downtown Miami,  safeguards and shares Miami stories to foster learning, inspire a sense of place, and cultivate an engaged community. Through exhibitions, artistic endeavors, city tours, education, research, collections and publications, HistoryMiami Museum works to help everyone understand the importance of the past in shaping Miami’s future. HistoryMiami Museum connects people by telling the stories of Miami’s communities, individuals, places and events.

Miami Dade Public Library

Be sure to check out the Miami-Dade Public Library System (MDPLS) in Family HQ!  Sign-up for a library card and color, create and craft, plus find out what’s new and exciting at your library. Enjoy the MDPLS reading nook where you can read and check out your favorite manga, anime or comic books.

Museum of Discovery & Science

The Museum of Discovery & Science is all about connecting people to inspiring science! Stop by Family HQ to check out stimulating STEM activities and super science shows! MODS supports all family structures, creating a culture of hospitality where diversity is celebrated.

Orange State Ghostbusters

The Orange State Ghostbusters are a non-profit charity costuming group. We have been an officially registered franchise of Ghost Corp. since 2008. Join us in Family HQ for photos with Slimer, Vigo the Carpathian's Painting, a Terror Dog, and put on some equipment! We’ll also be doing a slime lab for kids, as well as a Ghost Shooting Gallery.

Saber Guild – Dagobah Temple

Dagobah Temple is South Florida's Chapter of Saber Guild. Saber Guild is the world's largest Lucas Film recognized non-profit Lightsaber Costume Club, and the preferred lightsaber club of Lucas Film. The Saber Guild is an international Not-For-Profit costuming club recognized by Lucas Films and Disney that focuses on community service through performance of choreographed light saber combat. We are Saber Guild's South Florida based branch with members in Miami, Fort Lauderdale and the Palm Beaches. We perform at charity and community events, as well as comic book and sci-fi conventions. Any and all proceeds from fundraising activities go to charities throughout the South Florida area.

Family HQ Schedule