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There are a lot of cosplay conventions throughout the the United States. They can range from small locally-run events in a library with a handful of people, to massive events that take up whole blocks and include thousands of people.

Of course the small events can be fun. You get to know the other cosplayers and find people with similar interests that live near you. But, the big events are where you can experience everything to do with your fandoms. Here are some of the most popular cosplay events within the United States.

  • San Diego Comic-Con International
    This is perhaps the most well-known and largest pop culture convention in the United States. It takes place annually in San Diego, California, and features a variety of panels, workshops, and events focused on comics, movies, television, and more. Cosplayers are a common sight at the convention, and there are often cosplay contests and events specifically for cosplayers.
  • New York Comic Con
    This convention takes place annually in New York City and is one of the largest and most popular conventions on the East Coast. It features a wide range of events and activities focused on comics, movies, television, and more, and cosplayers are a common sight at the convention.
  • Anime Expo
    This convention, held annually in Los Angeles, California, is one of the largest and most popular anime conventions in the United States. It features a wide range of events and activities focused on anime, manga, and Japanese pop culture, and cosplayers are a common sight at the convention.
  • Dragon Con
    This convention takes place annually in Atlanta, Georgia, and features a wide range of events and activities focused on science fiction, fantasy, and pop culture. It is known for its large and diverse cosplay community, and there are often cosplay contests and events specifically for cosplayers.
  • PAX West
    This convention, held annually in Seattle, Washington, is focused on video games and gaming culture. It features a wide range of events and activities related to gaming, and cosplayers are a common sight at the convention.

These are just a few examples of the many cosplay conventions that take place in the United States. Whether you are an experienced cosplayer or new to the hobby, there is likely a convention that fits your interests and needs.


To see where you are taking your next cosplay, be sure to check out our Cosplay Convention List.

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