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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. Masks will be required at WasabiCon 2021.


Mark Whitten

Voice Actor | Rengoku from Demon Slayer | Kaedehara Kazuha from Genshin Impact

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


Featured Cosplayer

Babes, Games & Geeks

Jacksonville-Based Fan Group


Featured Cosplayer

Candy Keane

Author, Blogger & Cosplayer

Fluffy Butt Arts

Featured Artist

Gravity Gremlin

Featured Cosplayer

Inspector Lemon

Featured Cosplayer

Just Yeliz

Featured Cosplayer | Appears courtesy of Blerdcon

Maid Cafe Mikkusu

Akihabara-Style Cafe Experience

Nerkz Media

Cosplay Photographer


Featured Cosplayer

Noise Complaint

Cosplay Dance Troupe

None Like Joshua

Musical Performer

NoS Anime

Fan Group

Raspberry Pie

Musical Group

Santana Maynard

Emcee & Cosplayer


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




Jacksonville Public Library

Japan Candy Box

Kawaii Box

Pyrolight Productions

Sentai Filmworks

VIZ Media