General Information

  • The 2024 Comics festival will take place in Merikaapelihalli, Cable Factory on August 31–September 1, 2024.
  • Opening hours Sat and Sun. Saturday night continues in the form of an Night programme.
    Sales Tables Sat and Sun.
    Zine Fest Sat and Sun.
  • The event is free.
  • The information desks are located in the lobby of Merikaapelihalli.
  • The festival has a programme suitable for different ages. Age restrictions are found in the programme.
  • The program is in Finnish and English. See language details on the programme.

Location and arrival

  • Address: Osoite: Kaapelitehdas, Merikaapelihalli. Kaapeliaukio 3, 00180 Helsinki (Location in Google Mapsissa)
  • Reach the venue by walking, cycling, public transport or by car.
  • Metro: Ruoholahti (600 meters)
    Tram: 8 (at Kaapelitehdas)
    Busses: 15, 21, 21N, 22, 112N, 192T (Salmisaari)


Download the festival map & programme from here.

  • Sales tables
  • Zine Fest tables

Food and drink

  • There are many restaurants in the nearby area.
  • You can also bring your own snacks to the festival.

Payment methods

  • Although the festival is free, the festival offers the opportunity to dine and shop at both the exhibitors’ and Zine Fest’s tables.
  • Bring cash and mobilepay for art purchases.

Safety and equality

First aid

  • There will be security guards and first aid trained employees in the festival.

Safer space policy

  • Every visitor to the festival undertakes to follow the principles. Check out the policy here.
  • There are designated persons with pink attention vests who you can contact to let them know about what happened.


  • Accessibility details available closer to the festival.

Unisex toilets

  • Unisex toilet information available closer to the festival.

Toilet pass

  • The Toilet Pass is used at the Comic Festival. The toilet pass is a card whose purpose is to make it easier for people with various intestinal diseases to access the toilet in public places. The person showing the card has the right to enter the toilets without queuing. Please consider the people using Vessapass at the festival!

Cloack room/Lost and Found

  • You can ask about lost items by emailing


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