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Sakura-Con Programming features fan-run and industry panels, Club 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.


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

Come and enjoy Sakura-con's yearly masquerade ball! Put on your fanciest finery, don your most ornate mask, and waltz the night away in the most blissfully antiquated way. To keep the mood, we will enforce formal garb and a facial covering. Don't miss the perfect excuse to make use of your best dress!

Cosplay Chess

Sakura-Con Cosplay Chess Rules Eligibility: Cosplay Chess: Saturday Main and Sunday Improv This event is open to all registered convention attendees. You must have a valid Sakura-Con badge for the day of the pre-meet and match in order to participate. Cosplay...

Manga Library

The Sakura-Con Manga Library is available 24/7 throughout the con. There are library staffers on duty to check your bags, help you find great manga, and answer questions.


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.


Starting this year, Sakura-Con will no longer be publishing the paper version of the Pocket Programming Guide. We will continue to publish the color Souvenir Guide and distribute it to attendees at Registration.

Charity Auction

Some of the coolest, most unique and collectible anime goods at Sakura-Con aren't found in the dealer's hall. You never know what sort of treasures you'll find at the annual Charity Auction.


2022 Dance Party Line-Up Has Been Announced!