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October 11-13, 2024 at the Prime F. Osborn III Convention Center
 Jacksonville, Florida


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!

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Started in Jacksonville in 2012, WasabiCon is Northeast Florida’s largest and Jacksonville’s longest running pop culture convention. The event focuses on five key facets of fandom: Anime (including Manga & Asian Culture), Cosplay, Kpop, Tabletop Gaming, and Video Games.

Friday Only Pass – $25
Saturday Only Pass – $45
Sunday Only Pass -$35
3 Day Pass – $65
3-Day Pass ADVANCE DISCOUNT! – $55
Advanced discount ends August 31, 2024.

Convention Hours:
FRI 4 PM to 9 PM *
SAT 10 AM to 7 PM *
SUN 10 AM to 6 PM *

* Additional programming may be running after convention hours. Check the complete schedule for details.


WasabiCon takes up over 165,000 square feet of the Prime Osborn Convention Center in Jacksonville, Florida. 

1000 Water Street
Jacksonville, Florida


There are over parking 900 spaces available at the Prime F. Osborn III Convention Center. Parking is TBD. Parking at the POCC does not include in-and-out privileges. If you leave the parking lot, you will have to pay a fee to park again. (Other parking and local transportation options are coming soon.)


WasabiCon is working with local hotels to make it easier than ever to stay nearby and enjoy a full weekend of WasabiCon goodness.

2024 Hotel Partners

Please note:
Hotel space is limited, so reserve your room early!

2024 Media Guests

2024 Featured Talent




Featured Talent



Celestial CJ


2024 Sponsors & Partners

Please check out these amazing businesses and organizations who help make WasabiCon possible! Interested in advertising, partnership, and sponsorship opportunities? Click here.

Downtown Vision

Visit Jacksonville

Atlantic Self Storage

Evil Genius Games

Jacksonville Public Library

Japanese Association of Jacksonville

Senpai Squad

VyStar Credit Union