March 24 - 26, 2023

Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland

FAN EXPO Cleveland

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COSPLAY ATTRACTIONS

Cosplay your way to a costume spectacle of epic proportions and experiences. Sign up for our e-newsletter to receive cosplay updates.

MEET YOUR FAVORITE COSPLAY GUESTS

Crafters, builders, and more - we'll have Master Cosplayers with us all weekend. Be sure to drop by the Cosplay Corner to meet them and celebrate their amazing work. 

COSPLAY CORNER

Cosplayers assemble! Find everything you love about cosplay in the FAN EXPO Cleveland Cosplay Corner, including the Cosplay Red Carpet, Cosplay Guests, Photo Ops, and Fan Meet-ups. But wait, there is more - the Cosplay Corner DJ booth will keep the party going! 

THE FAN EXPO CLEVELAND COSPLAY CRAFTSMANSHIP CUP

Cosplayers, get ready to show off your craftsmanship skills and compete for cosplay glory in the 2023 FAN EXPO Cleveland Cosplay Craftsmanship Cup!

MONSTROUS COSPLAY EXHIBITION

Do you have the most monstrous or horrifying cosplay at FAN EXPO Cleveland?! Come and show off your stuff in this horror-themed cosplay exhibition and see if you're the scariest of them all! Sign-ups will be on-site and will start 30 minutes before the event - stay tuned for the schedule with specific times.

COSPLAY PANELS AND HOW-TO’S

From fabrication to acting, our line up of pros are on hand to show you how to take your cosplay game to the next level. Attend a panel, check out a demo, or meet them one-on-one! Check the schedule closer to the show for specific topics, days, and times.

THE COSPLAY RED CARPET

Get ready for the Cosplay Red Carpet. No registration, no competition, no stress! This is your chance to show off your amazing cosplay to fans and photographers, and get your free Cosplay Red Carpet photo from a professional photographer! Check the schedule for times closer to the show.  

COSPLAY PHOTO PARK

Put on your best costume and get ready to strike a pose solo or as a group with unique backdrops at our free Cosplay Photo Park! 

COSPLAY MEET UPS

Are you a member of Class 1A searching for fellow heroes in training? A Jedi in need of an Order? A witch or wizard looking for your housemates? Join our cosplay meetups to get the ultimate group photo and meet fellow fans! Check the schedule closer to the show for specific days and times.

KIDS COSTUME CONTEST

It's FAN EXPO Cleveland's cutest event! Come cheer on the cosplay stars of tomorrow at our kid's cosplay contest! Want to compete? Sign up details coming soon!

Props Policy

Start your cos-planning. Check out our Props Policy below.