March 30 - April 2, 2023

Orange County Convention Center

MEGACON Orlando

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MAIN EVENTS

THE MASTERS OF COSPLAY GRAND PRIX: SUNSHINE QUALIFIER

It's back! The Masters of Cosplay Grand Prix returns for 2022 and it's bigger than ever. Eight Cities. Eight Champions. One Master of Cosplay.

CELEBRITY PHOTO OPS

Don’t miss out on the chance of a lifetime to meet you favorite celebrity and have the moment captured by a professional photographer. This is the only way to get a beautiful 8x10 glossy photo of you with one of our guests in an intimate setting.

AUTOGRAPH SESSIONS

An autograph is the perfect opportunity to get that special something signed by your favorite celebrity. Be sure to check out the full schedule so you don’t miss out on any of your faves!

NOTE: Some guests may charge additional fees for an autograph.

ARTIST ALLEY

Indie meets pro in this special area where you will find all your favorite pencillers, inkers and writers. This is a ”must experience" area for anyone interested in meeting rising stars and those who work the front lines of the industry! 

Here you’ll find it all – comics, graphic novels, limited edition prints and best of all, original art and sketches. You’ll also find crafters and makers, all with a nerdy slant to their designs and creations.

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.

OVER 400,000 SQ FT OF SHOPPING MADNESS!

More than 1,000 retailers join MEGACON Orlando to make your experience an unforgettable one! 

Specializing in everything comics, anime, gaming, science fiction and horror, these retailers are guaranteed to have what you need.

FUN FOR THE ENTIRE FAMILY!

Our event prides itself on having so many amazing activities and attractions that are family oriented. Spend the day with the whole family as you meet your favorite Superheroes, Princesses and voice actors. You can even enter the Cosplay Costume Contest as a family! 

Reminder: coupons and Family Passes are available.

COMMUNITY ZONE

Whether you're a Whovian or Jedi, a cosplayer or crafter, the Community Zone is where you find people who share your fandom! Find out about local clubs, get up close to movie props, test your trivia, and snap photos galore with fans who are excited as you are to get together.

PANELS, WORKSHOPS & SEMINARS

From Celebrity Q&A’s, fan club presentations, hands-on workshops and screening rooms, there’s hundreds of hours of programming available for every fandom. 

The best part? It’s free with your admission ticket. Check the daily schedule to find out when and where the fun happens.

Specially ticketed events may have an additional admission charge.

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.

MEET LEGENDARY COMIC BOOK CREATORS

Comics Legends, Professional Comic Book artists, and writers will be with us all weekend. Be sure to drop by the Artist Alley to meet them and see their amazing work!

MEET YOUR FAVORITE VOICE ACTORS

The actors that voice your favorite animated characters will be at our show to sign autographs, pose for photos and meet with their fans. They have developed a well-deserved reputation for being super-friendly and enthusiastic!

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.

Official MegaCon Thursday KICK OFF PARTY!!

MEGACON is back!! WE WERE NERDY BEFORE IT WAS COOL!
Join us May 19th from 5pm-2am at the COOLEST club on I-Drive, ICEBAR Orlando, to KICK OFF MEGACON Orlando 2022!
Sponsored by: Coliseum of Comics, Dezerland Park, & Orlando Cosplay!!

Enjoy the biggest permanent icebar in the world with an adjacent dance floor to warm you up. DJ, GO-GO dancers, exclusive food and drink specials, dancing, multiple bars, $100 bar tab for best cosplay of the night, and plenty of free parking. Seating will be available inside and outside.

Admission:
FREE from 5pm-9pm with a MEGACON badge!
$15 after 9pm at the door.
FREE parking21+ with proper ID.
Any mask or anything covering face needs to be removed to validate photo on ID. Club policy!
Tickets to MEGACON are NOT required to attend this event**
Costumes are NOT required.
All cosplay is welcomed and encouraged!

The Official MEGACON Friday Afterparty

Moshi Moshi Productions Presents....The Official MEGACON Friday Afterparty
90's TOONS GONE WILD
Friday May 20th 2022 8pm till 2am (3NINE, ROSEN PLAZA HOTEL)

We're staying up past bedtime with the freshest 90's tunes to go with the freshest 90's toon! Party like it's 1999 and do the Bartman!
Sponsored by: Coliseum of Comics, Dezerland Park, & Orlando Cosplay!!

Special Celebrity Guest: Dante Basco
He is best known for his role as Rufio, the leader of the Lost Boys in Steven Spielberg's Hook, and for his many voice acting roles, most notably as Prince Zuko from Nickelodeon's Avatar: The Last Airbender.

Entertainment through the night:
DJ / Dancing / GoGo / Full Liquor Bars / Giveaways / & so much more...
Sounds provided by DJ Infinite through the night.

Theme: 90's everything!...show us your creativity! . Get it on, and show it off! All cosplay is welcomed and encouraged! Costumes are not required.

The 12th Annual Official Saturday MEGACON Afterparty

Moshi Moshi Productions presents...The 12th Annual Official Saturday MEGACON Afterparty
MECHA DISCO ! THIS IS NOT A DRILL ! IT IS TIME TO GET DOWN!!
Come join us for the 12th ANNUAL largest Florida GEEK after party in 2022!

Sponsored by: Coliseum of Comics, Dezerland Park & Orlando Cosplay!!
$500 in Cash & Prizes ! Sponsored by Coliseum of Comics & Dezerland Park!! For this contest, we will be looking for the best and most creative cosplay in the crowd.

Theme: MECHS, Robots, Cyberpunk, Cyborgs, etc...show us your creativity! Get it on, and show it off! All cosplay is welcomed and encouraged! Costumes are not required.
Sounds provided by DJ Elliot, DJ Jimmy Joslin, & Evolv3 through the night.

Entertainment: 3 DJs / Laser Light show / Dancing / GoGo / Performances / Giveaways / Cosplay Contest / Photo-op station / Themed Decor / Celebrities / Multiple Bars / 18,000 sq. ft. Ballroom / & much more...

Admission to MEGACON is NOT required to attend this event
Rosen Centre (Executive Ballroom )
9840 International Dr. Orlando, FL
PARKING $10 at the hotel garage 

Official ANX KPOP Battles

ANX Kpop Battles is coming to MEGACON Orlando!

ANX Kpop Battles is a live Kpop dance cover competition where audiences get to see fans showcase their favorite dances or original performances. The "Tashannie" style variant of the Kpop Battles limits a team to 5 members max and allows solos to participate.

Signups are now open to participate in our ultimate creative dance cover event! Signups take place on the ANX discord.

Compete with your friends, dance team, or as a solo entry. All signups are monitored through the discord and spots are limited.  Please reach out to the ANX staff in the discord with any questions.