Hero Festival Marseille

Nov. 11, 2023 > Nov. 12, 2023

The Hero Festival returns to Marseille in full force in 2023, promising an unforgettable experience for all pop culture enthusiasts! A festival dedicated entirely toheroes from every universe: comics, manga, comics, series, cinema, video games, cosplay, music. Taking place as it does every year at the Parc Chanot, it features a host of events, meetings, autograph signings, workshops, parades, concerts, competitions, games, tournaments and exhibitions.
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Published on 17 October 2023

Hero Festival at Parc Chanot

Like last year, the festival will be spread over nearly 25,000m2 within the Parc Chanot, outdoors and indoors. You’ll find its 4 emblematic universes.

The outdoor part will be devoted to the Medieval Village, Fantasy and Viking but also to craftsmen’s trades.
As for Hall 1, KONOHA it will be entirely devoted to Asia, where you’ll find the Manga village, the Cosplay village and signing areas.
In Hall 2, it’ll be the KRYPTON universe, the zone of supers heroes and mainly American science fiction series, where you’ll also discover this year’s Ghostbusters exhibition. The BROCELIANDE universe, meanwhile, will be more dedicated to creative gaming and books. LUDOPOLIS will be a space dedicated to ESport, with a stage specially designed for this activity.

Expect to find stands selling comics, video games, toys and derivative products, as well as workshops, conferences, demonstrations, film and series screenings, cosplay, and meetings with artists, authors, actors, and other pop culture personalities.

The lunch break

Is it time for your lunch break? The choice is vast. In each area, you’ll find food points, foodtrucks and other delicacies.

Entertainment and meetings

The Hero Festival is 2 days of festivities, entertainment and games. This year, you’ll be joined by famous cosplay guests, as well as our favorite hero of the 80s and 90s, Richard Dean Anderson, aka Mac Gyver.

Practical information

  • Timetables

    For holders of the Legendaries Pass
    Saturday: 9am > 9pm
    Sunday: 9am > 6:30pm

    For those who bought their places on the internet (Presales)
    Saturday: 9:30am > 9pm
    Sunday: 9:30am > 6:30pm

    For those who purchase their places on the day
    Saturday: 10:00am > 9pm
    Sunday: 10:00am > 6:30pm

  • Rates

    Special passes – 2 days
    Vibranium pass > 55€
    Unlimited entry and exit on 2 days / no queuing on arrival / access to the show from 9:30 am / prize draw
    Moultipass pass > 30€

    Saturday ticket
    7-12 years > 11€
    13 years and + > 16€
    Family (2 adults + 3 minors) > 50 €

    Saturday evening concert ticket (concert only)
    People present at the show during the day have free access to the concert.
    7-12 years > €5
    13 years and + > €10

    Sunday ticket
    7-12 years > 11€
    13 years and + > 16€
    Family (2 adults + 3 minors) > 50 €

    Richard Dean Anderson ticket (in addition to festival admission price)
    Photo > 60 €
    Dedication > 65€

    Actor ticket (in addition to festival admission)
    Kaamelott actors (Meet & Greet duo) > 30€
    Dragon ball actors (Meet & Greet) > 30€

  • How to get to Parc Chanot

    By public transport:
    > Metro line 2 Stop Rond-Point du Prado
    > Buses: 19-B1-22-23-41-44-45-72-83

    By car:
    GPS: Latitude: 43.272597 – Longitude: 5.394663
    Parc Chanot – Rond-point du Prado 13008 Marseille

    By bike:
    Bike rental: Stations Le Vélo around Parc Chanot

  • Parking lots

    Parking Parc Chanot
    €5 / €6

    Parkings PMR
    Square Vézinet Rouet (Porte B)

    Public parking :

    • Parking Negresko
    • Parking Effia Centre Commercial Prado
    • Parking Indigo Prado Perier
    • Parking Indigo Castellane
      Book your discounted Indigo parking space with the IndigoNeo
  • On-site services

    Helmet lockers
    Visitor checkrooms: €2 a piece
    Cosplay checkrooms & lockers: free

    PRM access
    The whole of Alpexpo is accessible to PRM
    Priority ticketing access
    Dedicated parking

    Pets are prohibited at the show (all sizes) except guide or assistance dogs.

    All replica weapons / Airsoft / metal bladesas well as current law enforcement costumes, are prohibited.Only replica weapons made of foam and light wood will be allowed