Las Vegas October 17-18-19
Rio Hotel and Casino

Art and Costume Contest Submissions Open!

We’re happy to say that the Art Contest and Costume Contest submission forms and full contest rules are now available! You talented FFXIV fans the nation over, who have been prepping your artistic endeavors for months, now is your chance to submit that treasured work to be judged and enjoyed at Fan Festival 2014! Head over to the Contests page and submit your work to the Art Contest, or register yourself and your costume-to-be for the Costume Contest. We are eagerly awaiting your entries!

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Introducing the Fan Festival 2014 VIP Ticket Upgrade!

We’re pleased to announce a new opportunity for ticket holders to enhance their Fan Festival 2014 experience! We’ll be offering 250 guests a chance to upgrade their standard ticket to a VIP ticket! There will be 250 VIP upgrades available for $80 per upgrade starting on Tuesday, September 16, at 10:30 a.m. (PDT) on a first-come, first-serve basis.

What does being a VIP grant you?

  • VIP attendee badge
  • VIP attendee t-shirt
  • Separate registration line for badge pickup
  • Reserved seating in the front rows for all stage activities
  • Exclusive signing session access with guests from the FFXIV Development Team
  • Early access to the event on Saturday & Sunday
  • 10% discount on merchandise sold at the event
  • One (1) free drink ticket at cash bars within Fan Festival 2014 at the Rio Hotel & Casino*
    *Alcoholic drinks redeemable only by persons age twenty one (21) and over, photo ID required

Access to the upgrade system opens Tuesday, September 16, at 10:30 a.m. (PDT) and is limited to existing ticket owners only. Those who bought multiple tickets can upgrade any number of their purchased tickets based on availability.

For detailed information on how to upgrade to a VIP ticket, please read over our FAQ entry! We look forward to seeing you at Fan Festival 2014 in Las Vegas!

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Open Call for Fan Festival 2014 Retainers!

Do you regularly stick your neck out to get a new Free Company member through extreme primal challenges? Have you taught your linkshell your strategy for earning gil? Do we have a place for you!

Our Fan Festival is in need of some hard-working men and women to take up the mantle of Retainer and help players throughout the event. Some will be tasked with advising attendees during their in-game trials and challenges, and others may need to help them navigate the puzzling Live Quest. Still others will be vital in helping us set up before the doors officially open!

In exchange for your efforts, you will be well rewarded! All selected Retainers will be reimbursed for their Fan Festival ticket upon completion of their duties. You can even apply and be selected as a Retainer even if you don't have a ticket! To apply to be a full-fledged Retainer and to learn further details, please download the application form here, and mail it to:

Retainer Email

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Announcing Moogle Attire In-Game Item!

Every Fan Festival 2014 attendee will receive an in-game item: Moogle Attire!

Moogle Attire will cover you head to toe with the spirit of Fan Festival and its celebration of all things FINAL FANTASY XIV! Explore the wide expanses of Eorzea in comfort and style! As the saying goes; when in FFXIV, do as the moogles do! Check out more details on our Giveaways page, and look forward to more updates on Fan Festival 2014 gifts and rewards in the coming months!

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*Please note that the name of the item is subject to change.

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Welcome to Fan Festival 2014!

Since the launch of our teaser site, we’ve seen amazing support and enthusiasm for our upcoming Fan Festival, and for good reason! There will be so much to see and do at our first major event for FINAL FANTASY XIV that we’re bursting at the seams trying to keep it under wraps. Now that the full site is available, we’re pleased to reveal a few of the major details surrounding October’s FFXIV celebration in Las Vegas!

Our Contests page has been updated with news about a couple of ways players can flex their creative muscles and show off their talents. More updates on these as we get closer to the event, but don’t let that stop you from preparing now!

On our Giveaways page we detail a few of the gift items attendees of Fan Festival can expect this year!

We’ve listed a couple of the Activities players can look forward to this fall, including both exciting exercises in-game and live on the show floor. Not to mention your best efforts can mean great prizes, so sharpen your skills and show us what you can do!

If you have any questions about Fan Festival or getting around the glamorous city of Las Vegas, check our FAQ & Travel Info for your answers, or visit the brand new Fan Festival Forum and discuss your plans with fellow players!

That’s it for now, but check back soon for more updates on Fan Festival 2014. We hope to see you there!

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