Programming

Hours of Operation: Curious as to when some of our main attractions will be open? Check out our hours of operation!

Chibi Neko: A special place exclusively catered to children 10 years or younger. There will be a variety of kid friendly activities such as arts and crafts, kid friendly videos, games, and much more throughout the entire weekend.

Cosplay: “Cosplay” is the practice of dressing up as a character from a movie, book, or video game, especially one from the Japanese genres of manga and anime. We host a variety of competitions and contests throughout the weekend centered around cosplay.

Dance: What do you do when all the panels are done for the day, the concerts are over, and you’re still itching for more? Check out the nightly dances, of course!

J-Fashion: There are many styles of street fashion in Japan, also known as “J-Fashion.” Throughout the weekend NekoCon hosts a variety of events for fans to learn and celebrate these fashions.

Karaoke: Karaoke is a form of interactive entertainment in which a singer performs along with recorded music. Originating in Japan, karaoke is now a well-loved pastime by people of all ages around the world.

LARP: Live Action Role Play is a type of interactive role-playing game in which the participants portray characters through physical action, often in costume and with props.

Maid Cafe/Host Club: Maid Cafes and Host Clubs are themed restaurant originating from Japan. Many guests use these locations to de-stress after a long day and relax by playing games, watching performances, or even just talking about the hobbies they share.

Panels & Workshops: NekoCon has a rich tradition of offering unique and educational programming from fans, guests, and industry.

Table Top Gaming: Get ready to get your game on old school! Throughout the weekend we’ll be hosting a variety of games including card games, wargaming, roleplaying, and board games. Got some time to kill and don’t know what to do? Head on over to table top gaming and play a quick game! We’ve got a little bit of everything!

Video Gaming: Our video game room is bigger than ever this year, hosting a variety of games and tournaments for handheld, fighting, racing, rhythm, and more! Participate in a tournament or play a friendly game with fellow con-goers.

Video Room: Want to see the latest in anime to hit the screen? Or perhaps you’re interested in seeing a classic? Maybe you’re looking for something to pass the time between events? Throughout the entire weekend we’ll be running multiple video rooms so make sure to check them out!