Here’s some info!
Want to be a panelist at A-Kon? Here's how...
All panelists for A-Kon are required to submit their panel information via our online form.
Click the plus below the logo for more information...
Kon Survival Tips!
Preparing for a convention is quasi-art form, quasi-science. These lists are intended as a helpful guide on what to bring and prepare for. A bag to put your stuff in. (stick a small folding bag in your luggage for holding your new loot) YOUR MONEY Clothes for 4 days (don’t forget clean socks and undies!)... View Article
A-Kon® 2018 Maps and Information Coming Soon!
Terms & Conditions
The following Membership terms and conditions (Membership Terms) govern access to, and use (as a Member) of A-Kon®, a Phoenix Entertainment Media Group, LLC (herein referred to as “Phoenix Entertainment”) event. By selecting “I agree to the Terms and Conditions” when purchasing a membership, you will be deemed to have agreed to the Membership Terms... View Article
Trinity Railway Express (TRE)
The best connection between Dallas and Fort Worth If you are worried about parking, or no ride to A-Kon this year? The A-Kon Team have contracted with the TRE train system to help you with that. For all four days of A-Kon 28. TRE will be going from Dallas to Fort Worth and back all... View Article
Cosplay Contest Rules
A-Kon 2017 Cosplay Competition Rules and Guidelines Section I: Contest Rules Eligibility: Entrants must have a valid A-Kon badge in order to participate. Entrants 13 and under must have their parents’ permission to enter, and must be accompanied by a legal guardian or adult relative at the show. By entering this contest you agree to... View Article
A-Kon® is dedicated to providing a harassment and violence-free conference experience for everyone, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body type, race, age, or religion. We do not tolerate harassment in any form. A-Kon® participants (including internal staff, exhibitors, vendors, etc.) violating these rules may be subject to various... View Article
Fort Worth Convention Center
The Fort Worth Convention Center is within walking distance of thousands of downtown Fort Worth hotel rooms, a variety of delicious restaurants and fabulous shopping. It offers more than 250,000 square feet of exhibit space, nearly 60,000 square feet of flexible meeting space, an impressive 28,160 square-foot ballroom, a 13,500 person events arena, and a... View Article
Hall Cosplay Rules and Guidelines
A-Kon 2017 Hall Cosplay Rules and Guidelines Eligibility: You must have a valid A-Kon badge in order to participate. Entrants 13 and under must have their parents’ permission to enter. By entering this contest you agree to read and abide by all rules as posted and that failure to do so will result in your... View Article
Rental Power Scooters
RENT A POWER SCOOTER FOR A-KON! LIMITED TIME OFFER
A-Kon Weapon/Prop Policy
General Props, Prop Weapons and Replica Weapons used as props must be carried in a safe manner that will not endanger or alarm other convention attendees. Violation of this rule may subject the attendee to charges of disorderly conduct and/or weapons charges under Texas Penal Code Chapter 42 and Chapter 46. Notwithstanding any other regulation... View Article
The A-Kon® family started small in 1990 with only 380 people and now we’ve grown to an international following with over 21,900 attendees. Many people have asked about our numbers over the years and we want to do our best to answer people’s questions and provide something you can cite if anyone asks. These numbers... View Article
Molly The Trolley
The Downtown Get Around. This route runs between the Fort Worth Convention Center and Sundance Square and makes stops near downtown hotels, landmarks, restaurants, shops and entertainment venues. Molly also stops at The T’s Intermodal Transportation Center (ITC), where you can access the commuter rail on the TRE and Amtrak. Oh and did we mention it’s FREE... View Article
A-Kon® 2018 Hours and Information Coming Soon!
Want to be a panelist at A-Kon? Here’s how… All panelists for A-Kon are required to submit their panel information via our online form. Click the plus below the logo for more information…
Check out the interactive Parking Map! Find lots close by, meters, and even free lots!
Exhibit Hall Hours
A-Kon® 2018 Hours and Information Coming Soon!
Kids At The Kon
Is it safe for children? What age groups should come? While most events at conventions are for general audiences of all ages, there may be a few Adult-themed or oriented events (we designate these at A-Kon® by calling them “Adult”). This may be due to skimpy costumes that tend to be worn, or language or... View Article