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Main Events

Check out WasabiCon’s key presentations for this year.

WasabiCon offers an abundance of programming throughout the weekend for a variety of interests. We typically post the complete schedule with all of our planned contests, competitions, panels, workshops and other entertainment. Listed here are some of the main events to be aware of when you attend this year’s convention.

Celebrity Q&A Panels

Media guests who appear at WasabiCon participate in at least one Q&A (question and answer) session each day of the convention. This is your opportunity to ask your favorite star about their experiences and listen to their stories about working in the industry.

EVENT DAY & TIME: TBD
EVENT LOCATION: Main Events (Ballroom North/South)

Cosplay Lip Sync Battle

“Perform” your favorite song in costume during this popular musical competition.

EVENT DAY & TIME: TBD
EVENT LOCATION: Main Events (Ballroom North/South)

Costume Contest

Showcase your latest cosplay in our yearly main stage competition.

EVENT DAY & TIME: TBD
EVENT LOCATION: Main Events (Ballroom North/South)

Itasha Car Show

WasabiCon is partnering with Anime Cars of the World to showcase Itasha Cars at this year’s convention! This year’s cars will be showcased inside the exhibitors hall so be sure to stop by or even sign up.

EVENT DAY & TIME: Saturday, 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM Sunday, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
EVENT LOCATION: Exhibitors Hall

Maid Cafe

Anime/pop culture con-based maid cafe with a focus on Akihabara authenticity. (Separate ticket required.)

EVENT DAY & TIME: See Schedule!
EVENT LOCATION: Maid Café (Room 104)

WasabiFest

WasabiCon’s own Idolfest! This idol showcase features some of the best idol groups and soloists in the Sunshine State. Hosted by Florida idols Nova and Lorien, WasabiFest promises to give an amazing experience full of performances that will make your heart soar. Grab your penlights and let’s gooo!

EVENT DAY & TIME: Saturday, 3:00 PM
EVENT LOCATION: Mini Events (Room 102)