ATTENDEE FAQ WHERE IS BLADE SHOW TEXAS? Expand Blade Show Texas is at the Fort Worth Convention Center. The Address is 1201 Houston St. Fort Worth TX, 76102. WHAT HOTELS DO YOU RECOMMEND? Expand There are nearby hotels offering special Blade Show Texas room rates through our partner Eventsphere. CLICK HERE to view all BLADE Show Texas official hotel deals. CAN I BUY MY TICKET AT THE SHOW? Expand Yes you can. We accept cash and any major credit card onsite at the show. I PURCHASED MULTIPLE TICKETS, DO I NEED INDIVIDUAL NAMES ON EACH TICKET? Expand You do NOT need individual names on each ticket. As long as you have a paid ticket for each person attending, you will provide those tickets in exchange for a wristband(s) onsite at the Will Call counter. The wristband will allow you in and out access at the show throughout the day or weekend depending on your ticket type. IS THERE AN AGE LIMIT TO ATTEND BLADE SHOW TEXAS? Expand All ages are welcome to attend the BLADE Show; however, we encourage children 12 and under to attend with their parents. IS THERE A CHILDREN'S DISCOUNT? Expand Yes, children 12 and under are admitted free with a paid adult. WHAT IS THE EARLY BIRD TICKET? Expand Early Bird Ticket holders are allowed in the show 30 minutes before general admission from 10:00 - 10:30 AM. When on the Ticket page, you have the option to choose a 2-day+early bird ticket or a Friday+early bird ticket already bundled together in price for your convenience. When you check in at the Will Call Counter you will receive two wristbands with one of them being a VIP wristband designating your early bird status. Early Bird Ticket holders will enter at 10:00 AM on Friday. Early Bird Tickets sell out fast. Subscribe to our newsletter by clicking here to be the first notified about Early Bird Ticket sales. HOW DO I PURCHASE AN EARLY BIRD TICKET? Expand When on the Ticket page, you have the option to choose a 2-day+early bird ticket or a Friday+early bird ticket already bundled together in price for your convenience. When you check in at the Will Call Counter you will receive two wristbands with one of them being a VIP wristband designating your early bird status. Early Bird Ticket holders will enter at 10:00 AM on Friday 30 minutes before general admission. Early bird tickets sell out fast. Subscribe to our newsletter by clicking here to be the first notified about Early Bird Ticket sales. WHAT ARE BLADE SHOW TEXAS HOURS? Expand ****Friday: 10:00 - 10:30 AM -- EARLY BIRD PASS HOLDERS ONLY MAY ENTER Friday: 10:30 AM - 6:00 PM - GENERAL ADMISSION SHOW HOURS Saturday: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM WHERE DO I PICK UP MY WRISTBANDS FOR TICKETS I ORDERED ONLINE? Expand Will Call Counters will be located outside Exhibit Hall EF in the Fort Worth Convention Center. For your convenience – please use the 11th Street Lobby entrance off Houston Street and look to the right when entering the doors for the Registration area. Click here for a detailed floor plan of the Fort Worth Convention Center. DO EXHIBITORS ACCEPT CASH OR CREDIT CARD? Expand We recommend having both available as the decision is up to each exhibitor what form of payment they accept. There are ATMs located in the Fort Worth Convention Center. DO YOU OFFER MILITARY DISCOUNT ON TICKETS? Expand Active military will receive a discounted price on daily tickets with a valid ID. Discounted ticket prices are ONLY offered onsite for ticket purchase once shown an active military ID. We do not offer discounted tickets to retired military or veterans at this time. I HAVE A CCW, CAN I CARRY? Expand The convention center follows the State of Texas laws in regards to concealed carry. If you have questions, please CLICK HERE for more information. AM I ALLOWED TO BRING A KNIFE INTO THE SHOW? Expand You may bring one knife in as an EDC. Additionally, you may bring a knife into the show if presenting to another exhibitor to look at; however, that knife must be carried in a bag and kept under your supervision. WHAT IS BROWNBAGGING? Expand Any person caught walking around the Show or the hotel area selling product and is not a paid exhibitor, will be immediately removed from the Show and possibly banned from attending in future years. CANCELLATION POLICY Expand Tickets purchased for Blade Show Texas are non-refundable. Should you choose not to attend, you may give your ticket to someone else. Daily tickets purchased in advance may be exchanged for a different day once you arrive on site. ARE DOGS PERMITTED IN CONVENTION CENTER FOR BLADE SHOW TEXAS? Expand Only Service animals are permitted at the Fort Worth Convention Center. Service animals are defined as dogs that are individually trained to do work or perform tasks for people with disabilities. The work or task a dog has been trained to provide must be directly related to the person’s disability. Dogs whose sole function is to provide comfort or emotional support do not qualify as service animals under the ADA. Service animals must be under the control of its handler. Under the ADA, service animals must be harnessed, leashed, or tethered, unless the individual’s disability prevents using these devices or these devices interfere with the service animal's safe, effective performance of tasks. In that case, the individual must maintain control of the animal through voice, signal, or other effective controls. AM I PERMITTED TO BRING IN A BACKPACK OR SIMILAR BAG? Expand Attendees are allowed to bring in backpacks or similar sized bags to the show. However, please be aware, all bags are subject to search by security for things such as alcohol or items that may be sold on the show floor without the proper exhibitor credentials. Show Hours + Tickets See show hours and purchase tickets. Exhibitors Over 300 Exhibitors will be in Texas this year. Click here to see the full list! Hotel Info Hotel information and travel directions to the show.