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July 27-28, 2024 at the Hilton Portland Downtown
Portland, Oregon


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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WasabiCon PDX is a consumer focused media event designed to connect fans together in a fun, friendly, and entertaining environment. Started in Portland in 2012 under the name Newcon PDX, WasabiCon PDX is one of the PNW’s most popular anime conventions. The event focuses on five key facets of fandom: Anime (including Manga & Asian Culture), Cosplay, Kpop, Tabletop Gaming, and Video Games.

Saturday Only Pass – $40
Sunday Only Pass -$30
Weekend Pass – $60
Weekend Pass ADVANCE DISCOUNT! – $50
Advanced discount ends May 31, 2024.

Convention Hours:
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 72,000 square feet of the Hilton Portland Downtown in Portland, Oregon. 

921 SW 6th Ave
Portland, Oregon


Parking at the Hilton Portland Downtown is $55 and limited to Valet only. However, there are a number of parking and transportation options within walking distance of the convention. Click here for a complete list of parking a transportation options.


For our event, the Hilton Portland Downtown has offered a special convention attendee rate of $189/night for the entire weekend for rooms with two queen beds or one king bed.

Reservations must be made before July 13, 2024 to secure the convention rate.

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

Media Guests

Featured Talent

Ask Cosplay-Senpai

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Featured Talent

Eli Ebberts

Cosplay Competition Judge






Featured Talent


Cosplay Competition Judge

2024 Sponsors & Partners

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

Travel Portland

Cosplay Deviants

Evil Genius Games

Glowing Greens

Japanime Games

Northwest Museum of Cartoon Arts