Otakon will be taking over the Inner Harbor this weekend! Head to the Baltimore Convention Center for the largest anime convention on the East Coast!
2015 Otakon Info:
The 22nd annual Otakon Convention will take place at the Baltimore Convention Center from July 24th to 26th! On Friday, July 24th and Saturday, July 25th, the convention hours will be from 8:30 AM to 2 PM. On Sunday, July 26th, Otakon will run from 8:30 AM until 4 PM.
The list of events at Otakon is endless, check out the full Otakon schedule here. With so much packed into one weekend, it is likely that multiple events you'll want to go to will be scheduled for the same time. Use the full schedule to set your own Otakon plan for the weekend! Keep in mind that the Baltimore Convention Center is big so give yourself extra time to get from event to event to navigate the halls and crowds.
With lip sync contests, karaoke, autograph signings, and so much more, Otakon is set to be a fun-filled anime convention!
2015 Otakon Registration:
Over 22,000 Otakon badges have already been sold, leaving less than 13,000 badges available for purchase! Based on the Baltimore Convention Center capacity, Otakon has to caps its number of attendees at 35,000. Get your Otakon badge here before they are sold out!
Otakon registration is available for the full convention only, no day passes. Online registrants pay $95 if it is their first Otakon registration. Returning Otakon attendees pay $90 online for their 2015 Otakon registration. Otakon offers free admission to children ages 8 and under. All children ages 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult.
Otakon badges can be picked up at the Baltimore Convention Center in the Pratt Street Lobby with a form of identification. Registration will be open in the Pratt Street Lobby on Thursday, July 23th 3 PM to 10 PM for pre-registration pick-up. On the Friday and Saturday of Otakon, Registration will be open from 8:30 AM to 10 PM for pre-registration pick up or on-site registration. Then on Sunday, Registration will be open from 8:30 AM until 12 PM. At-door registration will be $100 until the maximum of 35,000 badges are distributed.
Baltimore Otakon Parking:
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