THE MEGACON ORLANDO REPLICA COMPETITION
Brand new for 2023! The MEGACON Orlando Replica Competition challenges makers to recreate a prop or costume piece! This competition asks cosplayers and makers to focus in on one specific item instead of a head-to-toe cosplay look.Our team of experienced judges will select the Best Novice Maker, the Best Experienced Maker. Attendees of MEGACON Orlando will vote for the Fan Favorite!
MASTERS OF COSPLAY GRAND PRIX: THE SUNSHINE QUALIFIER
It’s back! Six Cities. Six Champions. One Master of Cosplay. Register now for your chance to compete for cosplay glory, $1000.00 cash and a chance to head to Toronto for the Grand Finale!
BIZARRO WRESTLING’S MULTIVERSAL MANIA
Bizarro Wrestling will be taking over MEGACON with Multiversal Mania! Their shows incorporate top-notch multimedia presentations customized for each performer complete with lighting, video, and music. Enjoy free matches and meet-and-greets all day Saturday and Sunday in ROOM N330.
Cosplay & Photography Shootout
Cosplayers and Photographers! Come to a participation panel in which we pair up to 2 cosplayers with a photographer and give you a random theme. Teams have 30 minutes to collaborate and create your best photo! Bring your image to our panel of judges for a friendly critique. We’ll present a Judge’s Award and a Fan Favorite Award. With prizes! Audience members: While the teams are out creating photos, sit back and enjoy a Q&A session for anything related to cosplay or cosplay photography!
KIDS COSTUME CONTEST
It's MEGACON Orlando's cutest event! Come cheer on the cosplay stars of tomorrow at the kid's cosplay contest! Want to compete? Kids 12 and under can register starting 15 minutes before 2PM on Saturday, May 21st at the Cosplay Red Carpet on South Level 2.
COSPLAY RED CARPET
Get ready for the Cosplay Red Carpet! There's no pre-registration, no competition & no stress! Walk the red carpet and show off your costume in front of adoring fans.
Every participant will get a free photo taken by Jeff Jenkins Photography, MEGACON’s official Cosplay Red Carpet Photographer.
Learn how to take your craftsmanship to a new level or meet fellow cosplayers while you celebrate the cosplay community at one of our cosplay panels! See schedule for details.
Get hands on and learn new skills at one of our Cosplay workshops. See schedule for details. Additional costs may apply.
COSTUMES! COSTUMES! COSTUMES!
Fans dressing up in costumes (also known as cosplay) is a huge part of the show! Literally thousands of amazing costumes are available for your viewing pleasure throughout the weekend.
Don’t be shy: ask for a photo with your favorite characters or come dressed up yourself.
COSPLAY PHOTO PARK
Snap the best shot with the coolest background at our Photo Park. From outer space to enchanted lands, there’s a setting for everyone.
COSPLAY MEET UPS
Meet like-minded fans and get a picture to remember at a themed cosplay meet up. Watch for a schedule of specific fandom meet-ups closer to show time.
Start your cos-planning. Check out our Props Policy below.