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Sakura-Con Programming features fan-run and industry panelsClub Sakura dances; Opening/Closing Ceremonies; gaming; as well as special performances. The majority of our content comes from our membership; that means fans as such as yourself play a huge role in making Sakura-Con a success. Thank you!


The Sakura-Con ratings system provides an informal unified guide to age ratings for both live events and video programming. 


Each year Sakura-con hosts a variety of contests. We accept a wide range of participants, from first time artists to professionals, as long as you're a registered member.


Panel submission for Sakura-Con 2017 (Closed) In its humble beginning, Sakura-Con was a small group of fans coming together to share ideas in a local anime store. Fan panels continue the tradition of making friends and cover a wide range of topics.

Masquerade Ball

Sakura-Con Masquerade Ball Host Applications Masquerade Host Applications are now closed. Are you the life of the party? Do you enjoy social dance? Are you comfortable teaching people how to waltz, tango, or swing dance? We are looking for people...

Cosplay Chess

Cosplay Chess applications are now closed and to email questions to cosplay.chess@sakuracon.org ? Eligibility: Cosplay Chess: Saturday Main and Sunday Improv This event is open to all registered convention attendees. You must have a valid ...

Manga Library

Welcome to the Sakura-Con 2012-2017 Manga Library Catalog! Please check back for updates!


The Wired Rooms are a unique feature of Sakura-Con! We are pleased to provide the largest free gaming suite of any anime convention on the west coast.


Sakura-Con 2017 Schedule is now available! Sakura-Con_2017_Schedule (Updated 4:30 pm 4/14) The Sakura-Con 2017 Guide is now available on Guidebook! Get it from the guidebook website  or by scanning this QR code from within the Guidebook app: ...

Charity Auction

In honor of Sakura-Con's 20th Anniversary year, we are proud to present a Special Exhibition and Charity Auction Event, benefiting Make-A-Wish. This exhibition will include over 30 rare shishiki arts and autographed items. This is in addition to our usual...


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