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July 26-28, 2024 at the Hilton Portland Downtown
Portland, Oregon (Website Refresh Coming Soon!)


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 – $35
Sunday Only Pass -$25
Weekend Pass  ADVANCE DISCOUNT! – $35
Advanced discount ended June 30, 2023.

Weekend Pass – $45

Convention Hours:
FRI 6 PM to 10 PM (Weekend Badge Pickup Only)
SAT 10 AM to 11:59 PM
SUN 10 AM to 6 PM


WasabiCon takes up over 45,000 square feet of the Hilton Portland Downtown in Portland, Oregon. 

921 SW 6th Ave
Portland, Oregon


Parking at the Hilton Portland Downtown and is valet only for $55 a day. 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 $179/night for the entire weekend for rooms with two queen beds or one king bed.

Reservations must be made before July 15, 2023 to secure the convention rate.

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

Media Guests

Alex Organ

Voice Actor

Ian Sinclair

Voice Actor

Monica Rial

Voice Actor

Featured Talent

Ask Cosplay-Senpai

Cosplay Lip Sync Battle Judge


Cosplay Lip Sync Battle Judge


Cosplay Lip Sync Battle Judge




Cosplay Competition Judge Provided by SMC Productions

Maddy Kate Cosplay

Featured Talent

Momma Sammu

Cosplay Competition Emcee Courtesy of The Pacific Northwest Guild of Cosplayers

The Honest Cosplayer

Cosplay Competition Judge Provided by SMC Productions


Cosplay Competition Judge Provided by SMC Productions

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.

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