Fredericksburg, VA

Cosplay at the Expo

Saturday, October 1, 2022

Fredericksburg Expo Center

Fredericksburg, VA

Calling all costume artists and cosplayers

Whether you’re a historical figure, a princess, a hero or heroine, a villain or side-kick, come strut your stuff and enjoy a bit of Cosplay fun. Plus shop for fabric, tools and discover what's new in the sewing world today.

Half-Price or FREE General Admission on Saturday
Come to the registration desk on Saturday, show off your period costume or cosplay, and receive half-price admission! Get FREE admission when you participate in the Costume Contest or Walk the Runway.

Walk the Runway in Costume
Commentated by Casey Renee of Casey Renee Cosplay

Casey will share her Cosplay experiences and narrate you along a journey of costume art created by fellow Expo attendees. Cosplayers, Reenactors, and Costumers are invited to walk the runway on Saturday at 3:00 on the Expo Stage.


Everyone who walks the runway is eligible to win a 3-D Printer.

To participate, click HERE to register by Friday, September 30th.


Enter the Costume Contest and Win Cash Prizes
Judging Panel: Casey Renee of Casey Renee Cosplay and Candace Birger for Plexi Cosplay
The contest is comprised of two divisions – Apprentice and Master. Judging begins at 1:30pm Saturday and final judging will happen at the Runway Show at 3:00pm. Costumes will be judged on a body. Each entrant is required to participate in the Runway Show.


Click HERE for Contest Entry Form and complete list of rules. Entry deadline is Friday, September 30th.


The Apprentice Division winner will receive $100 cash.

The Master Division winner will receive $200 cash.




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The Maker's Series

The Maker’s Series offers in-depth presentations and trunk shows from professional instructors who share their hard-earned knowledge and experience. Fredericksburg will feature costume and cosplay sewing with special guests Casey Renee, Candace Birger and Diana Tolin. FREE with your General Admission ticket. Click here for full details and schedule.


Epic Cosplay Costumes on Display

Check out the exhibit and see works up close by Casey Renee, Cheryl Sleboda and Ultimate Cosplay.

Thank you to these fine companies who provide continued support.