June 6 – 8 , 2014 at The Hilton Anatole Dallas

Console Gaming Tournament Schedule

Console Gaming Tournament Schedule

03/30/14

                Date Event Fee Fri. June 6th 6pm Super Smash Bros. Brawl (1v1) – Wii $5 Fri. June 6th 6pm Call of Duty: Ghosts –  FFA – Xbox One $5 Fri. June 6th 7pm Blazblue: Chronophantasma – PS3 $5 Sat. June 7th 2pm  SSB: Project M  (1v1) – Wii $5 Sat. June 7th 2pm DOA5U – Dead or Alive in Dallas 10  – 360...

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!

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.

Donate in Style! Check out our Charity Badge for 2014!

Donate in Style! Check out our Charity Badge for 2014!

03/20/14

              WANT TO BE PART OF SOMETHING? SHOW YOUR SUPPORT. MAKE A DIFFERENCE!     DONATE IN STYLE! CHECK OUT OUR CHARITY BADGE FOR 2014! Everyone is getting one. Don’t get left out! Donate $20 or more and you can show your pledge of support by wearing the swanky new charity donor badge we’re going to give you. It...

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.

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...

J-Pop Room Information

J-Pop Room Information

03/16/14

All that is J-Pop and J-Rock at A-Kon®. Whether you’re just killing time between panels or you’re a die hard Japanese music enthusiast, feel free to come on down and check us out!