Convention Season 2020

CosPlay Tips

Cosplay (short for costume play) has been a staple of fan conventions since their inception.  Cosplayers share their love of fandoms by creating and wearing costumes inspired by their favorite characters.  Join in the fun with these cosplay tips!

Dragoncon (Atlanta, September 3-7)

DragonCon is one of the largest multigenre conventions in North America with thousands attending every year.  Celebrity guests, famous cosplayers, and industry professionals will all be in attendence.  Check out the links below to find out more.

New York Comic Con (October 8-11)

New York Comic Con is one of the largest comic conventions on the East Coast.  The convention features special guests, celebrity panels, and exclusive merchandise.

Megacon (Orlando, October 30-November 1)

Megacon is a large convention right here in Orlando that focuses on pop culture, comics, science fiction, anime, and more.  Find out more information and get your ticket below.

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Essential Convention Gear

Don't find yourself unprepared at the convention, bring the essentials with you!

  • Water and snacks: You can buy these at the convention, but if you want to be cost effective these are a good idea.
  • Bag for your swag: You never know what what you will find that you need.  Make sure that you check the convention website for any bag restrictions before entering the event.
  • Comfortable shoes: You will be walking and standing a lot so you will want to be comfortable.
  • Cash: Most vendors will accept credit cards, but having cash on had is a good idea in case they do not.
  • Phone charger: Taking pictures of all the amazing things at the convention will drain your battery quickly.
  • Emergency mending kit and Band-aids: These are essential for cosplayers to repair any damage to your costume and to prevent painful blisters.
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