AVCon: Adelaide’s Anime & Video Games Festival
AVCon brings the best of anime and video gaming to Australia. The event has been held annually in July since 2002 and is managed by a dedicated team through the not-for-profit organisation Team AVCon Incorporated.
As well as a focus on allowing local, interstate and international traders and artists to display their works and wares, AVCon hosts many additional attractions. Among these include independent video game developer spaces, the Madman National Cosplay Competition, along with guests, panels and workshops on these and related areas of interest to attendees.
There will be gaming activities like speed running, tournaments, lan gaming, free play and more. Plus, Anime screenings direct from Japan showcasing the freshest titles as well as some old favourites. AVCon is also home to South Australia’s largest Cosplay Competition, showcasing the best local talent.
Tickets to AVCon:
- Family (single day) | $135
- Family (weekend) | $195
- Pre-reg (day pass) | $40
- Pre-reg (weekend) | $60
AVCon prides itself on being a family friendly event, therefore they now offer discounted tickets for family groups. The Family pack includes 4 passes, for 2 adults and 2 children, or 1 adult and 3 children between the ages of 10 and 15 (children under 10 receive free admission).
Children 10 and under can enter AVCon 2018 at no charge if accompanied by a ticket holder. A children’s pass can be obtained at-the-door. Maximum 2 free kids passes per standard ticket holder.
For more information and all enquiries please visit the AVCon website here
What: AVCon 2018
When: Friday 20 July – Sunday 22 July 2018
Where: Adelaide Convention Centre | North Terrace, Adelaide
Who: All ages
At Play & Go Adelaide we make every effort to provide accurate information to the best of our knowledge at the time of publication. We recommend confirming times, dates and details directly before making any plans as details may be subject to change.
Image Source: AVCon website
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