June 6 – 8 , 2014 at The Hilton Anatole Dallas

Special Events / Demonstrations

Special Events / Demonstrations

03/30/14

Since 2003, A-Kon has provided an space for fan exhibitions and performances which are best shown in an open area outside a regular panel room. Past demonstrations and special programs have included: LARP and boffer groups, martial arts demos, musical performances, and dance demos. We are always open to new ideas: if you want to show something off, try us out!

Meet SPFX makeup artist Megan Lauchner

Meet SPFX makeup artist Megan Lauchner

03/28/14

              With a knack for drawing and other artsy things, it shouldn’t have been a surprise when Megan’s talents took her to SPFX makeup. This was a girl who once couldn’t tell you the difference between eye shadow and blush. But after only one class, Megan had found her chosen profession. After earning...

Patrick Owens of Fractal Fox at A-Kon 25

Patrick Owens of Fractal Fox at A-Kon 25

03/28/14

              Patrick Owens: Producer at Fractal Fox, Patrick has been working in the game industry since 2008.  Starting out doing animation and now specializing in game design and production; Patrick works with his team to bring the spirited games Greeble, Cat Juggling, Brain and Zombie, and more to life. Fractal Fox:...

DollAKon returns! *Updated Info*

DollAKon returns! *Updated Info*

03/28/14

DollAKon continues to grow, and this year will have programming in Plum Blossom throughout the three days of A-Kon®. Look for programming information and other announcements here, as well as through the groups Facebook page.

A-Kon has a charity initiative!

A-Kon has a charity initiative!

03/20/14

              We call it The A-Kon Charity Initiative! For years, it’s been one of the best kept secrets at the convention and we thought it was time to let you in on it. We are fandom – a force capable of incredible impact.  Join us in making positive change in the world today!  There is no limit to the good we can achieve by...

Art Show Information for A-Kon 25

Art Show Information for A-Kon 25

03/19/14

A-Kon wants your artwork! Whether you’re a seasoned convention vet, or this is your first show, we welcome you to show off your talent and perhaps even make some money.

AMV contests submissions

AMV contests submissions

03/18/14

              AMV contests submissions are live and being accepted for 2014.  Do it at http://vse.a-kon.com.

Steampunk Social and Ball

Steampunk Social and Ball

03/18/14

Come dress in your finest Steampunk wear and enter the Peacock Terrace on Friday night for an evening of music, light refreshment and dance. Again this year, join DJ Infam0us as he helps set the mood for an evening of entertainment.

Darren Gendron & Obsidian Abnormal, they’re Comics artists & writers

Darren Gendron & Obsidian Abnormal, they’re Comics artists & writers

03/17/14

              According to the internet, Darren J. Gendron’s  mustache has been declared a lethal weapon in 22 states. One of Dern’s eyes is fake. Even he isn’t sure which one. His Kevin Bacon number is four. Dern is magic. Dern is the writer of Bonebreakers (www.CommissionedComic.com) Hello With Cheese...

Sleeping Samurai returns to A-Kon

Sleeping Samurai returns to A-Kon

03/17/14

              Sleeping Samurai is a company based around bringing Interactive Entertainment to conventions.  We supply hand made foam weapons, made to simulate actual weapons with as much historical accuracy as possible.  These weapons are created entirely by the staff of Sleeping Samurai.  Most all of the weapons that we...