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2025 at the Sheraton New Orleans Hotel (Dates coming soon!)
New Orleans, Louisiana


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 NOLA is a consumer focused media event designed to connect fans together in a fun, friendly, and entertaining environment. Launched in 2024, WasabiCon NOLA is Louisiana’s newest pop culture convention. The event focuses on five key facets of fandom: Anime (including Manga & Asian Culture), Cosplay, Kpop, Tabletop Gaming, and Video Games.

Saturday Only Pass – TBD
Sunday Only Pass – TBD
Weekend Pass – TBD

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 32,000 square feet of the Sheraton New Orleans Hotel in New Orleans, LA. 


500 Canal St, New Orleans, LA 70130


Parking at the Sheraton New Orleans Hotel is $42 Daily or $52 for Valet, but is only available after in-house guests are taken care of. However, there are a number of parking and transportation options within distance at the convention. Click here for a complete list of parking and transportation options.


For our event, the Sheraton New Orleans Hotel will offer attendees a special rate. Details coming soon!

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

2024 Media Guests

2024 Featured Talent


Featured Talent

Lady Luna Loveless

Featured Talent


Featured Talent

2024 Sponsors & Partners

Want to be a part of supporting the newest anime convention in Louisiana? Check back for our 2025 sponsorship deck.

Dibbz Omni Tournaments

Pandamonium Gaming

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