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CONVENTIONS

Local and National Conventions

MegaCon Orlando

All Ages

March 30, 2023

Thursday - Sunday

Orlando, FL, USA

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All ages convention

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FanExpo Philadelphia

All Ages

June 2, 2023

Friday - Sunday

Philadelphia, PA, USA

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All ages convention

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Rangerstop

All Ages

June 16, 2023

Friday - Sunday

Atlanta, GA, USA

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Ranger/Tokusatsu Themed but all welcome

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HNICon

All Ages

June 23, 2023

Friday - Sunday

Philadelphia, PA, USA

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Podcaster Nerd convention Black founded. Very small

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BlerdCon

All Ages

July 7, 2023

Friday - Sunday

Arlington, VA, USA

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Black founded convention, all ages

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ColossalCon Texas

Adult Only

August 18, 2023

Friday - Sunday

Round Rock, TX, USA

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Adult convention at water park

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Anime Weekend Atlanta

All Ages

October 26, 2023

Thursday - Sunday

Atlanta, GA, USA

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Anime Convention at the Galleria Cobb county

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Panelists: Badges free for 4+ hours of accepted panels, discounted to $35 for <4hrs. Separate (shorter) badge pickup line.
Volunteers: free admission with 14+ hours commitment. See website for full list

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Momocon

All Ages

May 25, 2023

Thursday - Sunday

Atlanta, GA, USA

Host Hotel:

Omni, Embassy Suites, booking open now

All ages convention, Anime themed but all are welcome

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Free admission with 15+ hours commitment

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Panels: 2023 submissions CLOSED
Volunteer: 5/8/2023

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C2E2

All Ages

March 31, 2023

Friday - Sunday

Chicago, IL, USA

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All ages convention

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Brooklyn Comic Con

All Ages

June 10, 2023

Saturday - Sunday

Brooklyn, NY, USA

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Smaller convention, all ages block party

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Governor's Ball Music Festival

All Ages

June 16, 2023

Friday - Sunday

Flushing, Queens, NY, USA

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3 Day Music Festival, Coslay opportunity

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Cosplay America

All Ages

June 23, 2023

Friday - Sunday

Cary, NC, USA

Host Hotel:

Embassy Suites in Cary, NC - open now

Maker-focused cosplay convention, features hands-on workshops led by professional cosplayers. very small; <500 attendees. Not a party con

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Volunteers who complete 10+ hours will receive free admission for next year

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Otakon

All Ages

July 28, 2023

Friday - Sunday

Washington D.C., DC, USA

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Anime themed convention

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ColossalCon East

Adult Only

September 7, 2023

Thursday - Sunday

Pocono Mountains, Pennsylvania, USA

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Adult convention at water park

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Anime NYC

All Ages

November 17, 2023

Friday - Sunday

New York, NY, USA

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All ages Anime Convention in Javits Center

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Dragoncon

All Ages

August 31, 2023

Thursday - Sunday

Atlanta, GA, USA

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All ages convention across hotel district downtown Atlanta

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ColossolCon Home

Adults Only

May 31, 2023

Wednesday - Sunday

Sandusky, OH, USA

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Adult convention at water park

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AwesomeCon

All Ages

June 16, 2023

Friday - Sunday

Washington D.C., DC, USA

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AnimeNext

All Ages

June 16, 2023

Friday - Sunday

Edison, NJ, USA

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All ages convention dedicated to premiere the next anime sensation

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DreamCon

All Ages

June 28, 2023

Friday - Sunday

Austin, TX, USA

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Youtuber/Black founded convention.

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Queen City AnimeCon

All Ages

August 10, 2023

Thursday - Sunday

Charlottesville, VA, USA

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Anime convention

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New York Comic Con

All Ages

October 12, 2023

Thursday - Sunday

New York, NY, USA

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All ages Convention in Javits Center

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Middle Georgia Comic Con

All Ages

January 21, 2023

Saturday

Macon, GA, USA

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