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July 30-31, 2022 at the Hilton Portland Downtown
Portland, Oregon


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!

Special Event!

WasabiCon’s Geek Marketplace is a one-day event for fans of anime, cosplay and gaming to get together for a day of shopping and socializing. It will take place Saturday, April 2, 2022 at the Hilton Portland Downtown and will feature an exhibitors hall full of artists, vendors, and more! Details coming soon.

About WasabiCon

Started in 2012 as Newcon PDX (and momentarily renamed to Fandom PDX in 2018) – WasabiCon PDX is Portland, Oregon’s local 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. 2022 information coming soon!

2021 Guests

Amanda C. Miller

Voice Actress | Boruto from Boruto | Sailor Jupiter from Sailor Moon: Crystal

Zach Aguilar

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

Kamon Tari

Featured Cosplayer

Nerkz Media

Cosplay Photographer

Sweet Maple Panda

Featured Cosplayers


Featured Cosplayer




The Hilton Portland Downtown

This year’s convention will take place at the Hilton Portland Downtown located at 921 SW 6th Ave, Portland, OR 97204. Details coming soon.

The Sheraton is offering a special convention-only rate of $149 a night during the weekend. Reservations will open in December 2021


You can purchase your pass to WasabiCon online

Saturday Only Pass – TBD
Sunday Only Pass – TBD
Weekend Pass Pass – TBD

Thank You to our 2021 Sponsors & Partners

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



Bridge City Comics


Kawaii Box

Sentai Filmworks

VIZ Media