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October 16-17, 2021 at the Prime F. Osborn III Convention Center
 Jacksonville, Florida


Are you a fan of Japanese pop culture? Manga? Asian music, films and television? WasabiCon is the place to connect with fellow fans!



Join us for a weekend of workshops, contests, panels and more as we celebrate this creative and colorful fandom. Remember: cosplay is for everyone!



Do you prefer console gaming? PC? Or maybe board games and tabletop? Whichever format, we offer dedicated areas for all players!

About WasabiCon

Started in 2012, WasabiCon is Jacksonville, Florida’s largest pop culture event for fans of cosplay, anime, gaming and everything “geek.”

The two-day convention features celebrity guests, local artists, exhibitors, gaming, panels, contests and much more. Daytime programming and events are designed to be all-ages, with content presented for older attendees scheduled in the evening.


Josh Grelle

Voice Actor | Yuri from Yuri!!! On Ice | Tokoyami from My Hero Academia

Monica Rial

Voice Actress | Bulma from Dragon Ball Z | Froppy from My Hero Academia

Zach Aguilar

Voice Actor | Tanjiro from Demon Slayer | Aether from Genshin Impact

Babes, Games & Geeks

Jacksonville-Based Fan Group


Featured Cosplayer

Candy Keane

Author, Blogger & Cosplayer

Fluffy Butt Arts

Featured Artist

Gravity Gremlin

Featured Cosplayer

Maid Cafe Mikkusu

Akihabara-Style Cafe Experience

Noise Complaint

Cosplay Dance Troupe

Santana Maynard

Emcee & Cosplayer

SpreeNoel Cosplay

Featured Cosplayer


Featured Cosplayer | Appears courtesy of Blerdcon


The Prime F. Osborn III Convention Center

This year’s convention will take place at the Prime F. Osborn III Convention Center located at 1000 Water St, Jacksonville, FL 32204. Parking is $5 per day.

Additionally, we have partnered with local hotels for special attendee rates during the weekend.


You can purchase your pass to WasabiCon on Eventbrite.

Saturday Only Pass – $35
Sunday Only Pass – $30
Weekend Pass Pass – $40 before August 31st. $50 after that.

Sponsors & Partners

Please check out these amazing businesses and organizations who help make WasabiCon possible!

Downtown Vision

PRI Productions

Visit Jacksonville

Atlantic Self Storage


Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp

Yelp Jacksonville



Japan Candy Box

Kawaii Box

Pyrolight Productions

Sentai Filmworks

VIZ Media