Frequently Asked Questions

When Is It?

RuPaul’s DragCon 2017 is being held April 29th and April 30th, 2017. Doors open at 10am.

Where Is It?

RuPaul’s DragCon 2017 is located at the Los Angeles Convention Center, 1201 S. Figueroa St. Los Angeles, CA 90015.

Is There an Age Limit?

No! All are welcome at RuPaul’s DragCon. Kids 12 and under are free with an adult with a badge.

The parties Friday and Saturday night are 21 and over only.

What Are the Hours?

Preview Night, April 28th: 6 PM to 8 PM
Saturday: 10 AM to 6 PM
Sunday: 10 AM to 4 PM

For VIP Badge holders, doors open at 9:30 AM on Saturday and Sunday.

How do you meet RuPaul

When the doors open, head straight to mama Ru’s booth, where’ll she’ll be signing autographs and taking pictures!

When Do I Pickup My Badge

Early Badge Redemption is Friday between 2 and 8pm. Badge redemption stars on Saturday at 8:30 am, and 9:00 am on Sunday.

Where Can I Park?

To make parking easy and stress free, we have partnered with Parking Panda to allow you to search and reserve parking before you arrive. View real-time availability and pricing at convenient locations within easy walking distance to the LA Convention Center. Simply choose the day you’re attending or update the calendar to fit your schedule and view parking options. For first time users: Enter promo code DRAGCONLA17 for 10% off your reservation

Once booked, your spot is 100% guaranteed at the selected location. Need assistance? Please give Parking Panda a call at (800) 232-6415 to speak with a representative!

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What is the Preview Night?

The Preview Night is for VIP Badge holders and takes place Friday, April 28th. The Preview Night is an opportunity for VIP Badge holders to preview and shop the floor before anyone else. There will not be any guests available for signings or photographs.

What Does Early Floor Access Mean?

If you purchased a VIP badge, you will be able to enter the RuPaul’s DragCon show floor at 9:30am on Saturday and Sunday. Beat the crowd!

Does the VIP Badge include priority lines for autographs?

Yes, in Autograph Alley, but not for celebrity guests in booths

I Bought a VIP Badge, do I need anything else?

Yes, each Add-on package requires weekend badge.

What’s included with the Gift Bag?

The Gift Bag includes an Exclusive VIP Convention poster, exclusive DragCon hoodie (not available any other way), RuPaul’s DragCon bag, button, enamel pin, and pocket mirror.

When Do I Get My Gift Bag?

You pickup the Gift Bag when you pickup your badge the weekend of DragCon. Make sure you bring your printed or mobile ticket.

What are the RuPaul’s DragCon Parties?

These are a ticketed events happening Friday & Saturday Night. Live performances by some of your favorite queens. 21 and over. Doors open at 8pm, performance starts at 9pm. Sorry, but they are sold out!

Are there ASL interpreters in the panel Rooms?

Yes, there are 6 ASL interpreters that will be available for panels throughout the weekend.