October 14-15, 2016
  • Activities Page Updated!

    The Activities page has been updated with a brief overview of all the exciting activities we will be hosting at the Fan Festival 2016 in Las Vegas! Whether you're checking out various panels, adventuring through the live quest, or taking part in the special Fan Festival battle, there is a wealth of fun to tap into at the event!


    Head over to the Activities page to learn more!

  • Fan Festival 2016 Contests Page Updated!

    Last Fan Festival boasted some of the most talented artworks and costume designs the team has ever seen, and we're happy to announce that both the Art Contest and the Costume Contest will be making a return for Fan Festival 2016! With a brand-new line up of fun and exciting prizes, both contests start from today, and the official rules have been posted in the Contests section of the Activities page for all to see. Make sure to read them over carefully before submitting as we don't want to miss your entry! We're eagerly awaiting the magnificent creativity for this year's Fan Festival, and we're certain it will be a whole level above 2014!


    Full contest rules can be found here.

  • Announcing the Fan Festival 2016-2017 In-game Bonus Items!
    This is your story! While some of the greatest things you can take back from Fan Festival are the experiences you'll have, a few in-game items to show off to your friends will make people stop and listen to your story!

    Those who attend a Fan Festival 2016-2017 event, or purchase one of the streaming options, will receive the following item depending on the event:

  • What is the FINAL FANTASY XIV Fan Festival 2016?
    Fan Festival 2016 is the second major event of its kind for FINAL FANTASY XIV. This global event will be taking place across three different regions, in three major cities: Las Vegas, Tokyo, and Frankfurt! It's a massive event built just for fans and features exciting announcements, development panels, in-game activities, merchandise, as well as amazing opportunities to play together in both in-game and live activities.
  • When and where will this take place?
    The Fan Festival 2016 in Las Vegas will be held on Friday, October 14 and Saturday, October 15 at the Paris Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. You can learn more about the venue by visiting the event location section on the Travel & FAQ page.
  • How long is the event?
    Fan Festival 2016 in Las Vegas is a two day event spanning Friday, October 14 and Saturday, October 15, 2016 and each day of the show will feature unique content. Badge pickup will begin on Thursday, October 13 to accommodate the large amount of attendees arriving and picking up their badges. Attendees will be able to pick up their badge throughout the event and do not have to arrive on Thursday to do so.

    Note that there will be no events held on Thursday, October 13, 2016.
OCTOBER 14-15, 2016