WasabiCon: YEAR 7 will take place October 20-21, 2018 in Jacksonville, Florida. Look for updates to this page around January of 2018.


Friday at 6:00 PM at GLHF in Jacksonville, FL (All Ages)

Friday at 9:00 PM at Mavericks Live in Jacksonville, FL (18+)

Saturday at 10:30 AM in the GLHF Video Game Room

Saturday at 4:00 PM in Main Events

Saturday at 9:00 PM at Myth Nightclub in Jacksonville, FL (18+)

Sunday at 12:30 PM in Main EventsWAC 2015 Smash Ultimate Banner

Sunday at 9:00 PM at De Real Ting Cafe in Jacksonville, FL (18+)


Event Descriptions & Details: www.wasabicon.com/schedule2017


FRIDAY (October 20, 2017)

6:00 PM, GeektoberFest: A WasabiCon Kick Off Party – GLHF GAME BAR
9:00 PM, Vixens and Villains: A WasabiCon Kick Off Party – MAVERICKS LIVE


SATURDAY (October 21, 2017)

9:00 AM, Pre-Registration Desk Opens – PRE-REG DESK, NORTH HALLWAY
9:00 AM, Registration Opens – REGISTRATION
10:00 AM, AKB0048 (Episodes 1-5) – VIEWING ROOM
10:00 AM, Anime Music Videos: Action! – MAIN EVENTS
10:00 AM, Bold City Cosplay’s Costume Repair Room Opens – COSTUME REPAIR ROOM
10:30 AM, EVA Foam Building Workshop – WORKSHOPS
10:00 AM, GLHF Game Room Opens – GLHF VIDEO GAME ROOM
10:30 AM, GLHF Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Competition [Final Battle] – GLHF VIDEO GAME ROOM
10:30 AM, Tayrex Cosplay Presents: Intro to Yoga – MINI EVENTS
11:00 AM, I Only Swim Free! Cosplay Q&A (Fan Panel) – PANELS A
11:00 AM, Opening Ceremonies – MAIN EVENTS
11:30 AM, Geek Girl Brunch: Super Strange Brew – TAVERNA SAN MARCO
11:00 AM, Tabletop Game Room Opens – TABLETOP GAME ROOM
11:00 AM, WasabiCon Video Game Room Opens – WASABICON VIDEO GAME ROOM
11:30 AM, Welcome to Westernburg High! (Heathers Fan Panel) – PANELS B
12:00 PM, Attack on Titan: Junior High (Episodes 1-4) – VIEWING ROOM
12:00 PM, Exhibitor’s Hall (Artist Alley + Vendors) Opens – EXHIBITOR’S HALL
12:00 PM, Fairy Tail Q&A with Todd Haberkorn – MAIN EVENTS
12:00 PM, Life is Strange (Fan Panel) – PANELS A
12:00 PM, Microsoft Video Game Room Opens – MICROSOFT VIDEO GAME ROOM
CANCELLED 12:00 PM, Steven Universe: If Every Porkchop Were Perfect, We Wouldn’t Have a Fan Panel – MINI EVENTS
12:00 PM, The Drawing Game! – WORKSHOPS
12:30 PM, Hetalia Shipping Fan Panel – PANELS B
1:00 PM, Cosplay Mashups Panel with Bold City Cosplay – MINI EVENTS
1:00 PM, Gorillaz of Jax (Fan Panel) – PANELS A
1:00 PM, Pre-Registration Desk Closes; Moves to Registration Room – PRE-REG DESK, NORTH HALLWAY
1:00 PM, Steven Universe Sing-a-Long and Cosplay Q&A – MAIN EVENTS
1:30 PM, Anime: Japan’s Cultural Diplomacy to the World (Fan Panel) – PANELS B
1:30 PM, Write Your Senpai a Love Letter! – MANGA LIBRARY
2:00 PM, Cosplay Dating Game (PG-13) – PANELS A
2:00 PM, Fairy Tail (Episodes 1-5) – VIEWING ROOM
2:00 PM, Steven Universe Q&A with Kimberly Brooks – MAIN EVENTS
2:00 PM, Tips & Tricks for Entering a Convention Costume Contest – MINI EVENTS
2:30 PM, The Art of Being an Artist on Social Media with TheDownandNerdy – PANELS B
3:00 PM, SIGN UP for The WasabiCon Costume Contest – MAIN EVENTS
3:00 PM, Cosplay Props 101: Fabrication & Safety – WORKSHOPS
3:00 PM, Meet Geekapella! – PANELS A
3:00 PM, Trek Trivia (Game Show) – MINI EVENTS
3:30 PM, Intro to the Spider-verse: Webheads 101 – PANELS B
4:00 PM, Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection F (Movie) – VIEWING ROOM
4:00 PM, North Florida Ghostbusters: The Spirit of Ghostbusting – MINI EVENTS
4:00 PM, The WasabiCon Costume Contest (sponsored by Video Games Live) – MAIN EVENTS
4:00 PM, Whose Line is it Anyway: Geek Edition – PANELS A
4:30 PM, Meet the Scouts! Sailor Moon Fandom Panel – PANELS B
4:30 PM, Nintendo 3DS Streetpass Meetup – WORKSHOPS
5:00 PM, Love Live! School Idol Pep Rally (Fan Panel) – MINI EVENTS
5:00 PM, Noise Complaint Live! Cosplay Dance Performance (During Costume Contest) – MAIN EVENTS
5:30 PM, Adventure Time (Fan Panel) – PANELS A
5:30 PM, The Shoot’s in Two Weeks! Art+Cosplay Planning & Logistics – PANELS B
6:00 PM, Love Live! The School Idol Movie (Movie) – VIEWING ROOM
6:00 PM, Paint Your Own My Little Pony Workshop (Additional Fee) – WORKSHOPS
6:00 PM, Sing, Dance, and Geek! featuring Geekapella & Noise Complaint – MAIN EVENTS
6:30 PM, Homestuck in 2017? (Fan Panel) – PANELS B
7:00 PM, Moon Prism Magic & Music Casino (18+ Event) – MINI EVENTS
6:30 PM, SwampCon Through The Years: A Trivia Game – PANELS A
7:30 PM, Fairy Tail the Movie: Phoenix Priestess – MAIN EVENTS
8:00 PM, Cosplay Dating Game (18+) – PANELS A
8:00 PM, Exhibitor’s Hall (Artist Alley + Vendors) Closes – EXHIBITOR’S HALL
8:00 PM, Hanayamata (Episodes 1-4) – VIEWING ROOM
8:00 PM, Registration Closes – REGISTRATION
9:00 PM, Fire & Ice Bender: The Official WasabiCon After Party (18+) – MYTH NIGHTCLUB
9:00 PM, How to Pose for Cosplay Photos – WORKSHOPS
9:00 PM, Microsoft Video Game Room Closes – MICROSOFT VIDEO GAME ROOM
10:00 PM, Otaku No Video – VIEWING ROOM
11:59 PM, GLHF Game Room Closes – GLHF VIDEO GAME ROOM
11:59 PM, Tabletop Game Room Closes – TABLETOP GAME ROOM
11:59 PM, WasabiCon Video Game Room Closes – WASABICON VIDEO GAME ROOM


SUNDAY (October 22, 2017)

9:00 AM, Pre-Registration Desk Opens – PRE-REG DESK, NORTH HALLWAY
9:00 AM, Registration Opens – REGISTRATION
10:00 AM, Anime Music Videos: Comedy! – MAIN EVENTS
10:00 AM, Bold City Cosplay’s Costume Repair Room Opens – COSTUME REPAIR ROOM
10:00 AM, GLHF Game Room Opens – GLHF VIDEO GAME ROOM
10:00 AM, Sgt. Frog (Episodes 1-5) – VIEWING ROOM
10:00 AM, Tabletop Game Room Opens – TABLETOP GAME ROOM
10:00 AM, WasabiCon Video Game Room Opens – WASABICON VIDEO GAME ROOM
10:30 AM, Tayrex Cosplay Presents: Restorative Yoga – MINI EVENTS
11:00 AM, Doomtown: Reloaded Shoot Out! – TABLETOP GAME ROOM
11:00 AM, Exhibitor’s Hall (Artist Alley + Vendors) Opens – EXHIBITOR’S HALL
11:00 AM, HaberPanel: The Todd Haberkorn Experience – MAIN EVENTS
11:00 AM, Moon Prism Power! The History of Sailor Moon – ANIME PANELS
11:00 AM, Pre-Registration Desk Closes; Moves to Registration Room – PRE-REG DESK, NORTH HALLWAY
11:00 AM, Steven Universe Meep Morp Session – WORKSHOPS ROOM
11:30 AM, Bold City Cosplay Q&A – MINI EVENTS
11:30 AM, KPOP Games and More! (Fan Panel) – PANELS B
12:00 PM, Microsoft Video Game Room Opens – MICROSOFT VIDEO GAME ROOM
12:00 PM, My Hero Academia (Episodes 1-4) – VIEWING ROOM
12:00 PM, You Can’t Cosplay That. (OH YES I CAN!) – PANELS A
12:30 PM, Fan Fiction – Telling Your Favorite Stories, Your Way! (Fan Panel) – PANELS B
12:30 PM, Jax Smash Ultimate 2017: FINAL ROUND – MAIN EVENTS
12:30 PM, Star Trek Cosplay on a Budget – MINI EVENTS
1:00 PM, Corsets 101 with Candy Keane – WORKSHOPS
1:00 PM, Voltron Meet-Up (Fan Panel) – PANELS A
1:30 PM, Monster Girl Origins – MINI EVENTS
1:30 PM, Origins of Clothing: Bedlah (Fan Panel) – PANELS B
2:00 PM, Cardcaptor Sakura: The Movie (Movie) – VIEWING ROOM
2:00 PM, Stranger Things (Fan Panel) – PANELS A
2:30 PM, A Sewing Manifesto – or “How I Learned to Accept that Seam Ripping is Part of the Process” – MINI EVENTS
2:30 PM, Cosplay Tips & Tricks: Working with Worbla – WORKSHOPS
2:30 PM, We’re Ready to Believe You! The North Florida Ghostbusters – PANELS B
3:00 PM, LvL Up Events: Growing a Brand in the Fan Community – PANELS A
3:30 PM, The Nightmare Before Wonderland: Alice’s Adventures in Halloween Town – MINI EVENTS
4:00 PM, Boruto: Naruto the Movie (Movie) – VIEWING ROOM
4:00 PM, Cosplay Swap Meet – WORKSHOPS
4:00 PM, Exhibitor’s Hall (Artist Alley + Vendors) Closes – EXHIBITOR’S HALL
4:00 PM, History of Steampunk by Steampunk Cosplay (Fan Panel) – PANELS B
4:00 PM, Star Trek Startup Guide – PANELS A
4:00 PM, Q&A with Kimberly Brooks: the voice of Allura in Voltron! – MAIN EVENTS
4:00 PM, Registration Closes – REGISTRATION
4:30 PM, Tentacle Chris’s Excellent Charity Auction (Benefiting Toys For Tots) – MINI EVENTS
5:00 PM, Anime Foodies: Countryside Cooking – MAIN EVENTS
5:00 PM, Microsoft Video Game Room Closes – MICROSOFT VIDEO GAME ROOM
6:00 PM, Closing Ceremonies – MINI EVENTS
6:00 PM, GLHF Game Room Opens – GLHF VIDEO GAME ROOM
6:00 PM, Tabletop Game Room Closes – TABLETOP GAME ROOM
6:00 PM, WasabiCon Video Game Room Closes – WASABICON VIDEO GAME ROOM
9:00 PM, Goth Prom: Legends – DE REAL TING CAFE


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