Events are divided among multiple different tracks of programming, to cover a wide range of interests!
Our costume contest, judged by top costumers from around the country, is your chance to show off your costumes and compete for the prizes ranging from Best Performance to Best Craftsmanship to the coveted Best in Show.
We have a ton of musical events, including multiple concerts, dances, balls, and events. There is an epic Nerdcore rap show, and a more acoustic show earlier - our genres cover quite a wide range.
Fan Panels and Events
We have tons of fan panels and events submitted by fans and staff alike. Here are some examples:
- Fanfiction 101
- Dante's guide on how to pick up women.
- Who's Line is it Anime?
- Learn the Hare Hare Yukai
We have an epic area filled with arcade games like Dance Dance Revolution and multiple large-format LCD screens for everything from first-person-shooters to Japanese fighters - with tournaments scheduled all weekend long.
Table Top Gaming
We are very excited to have Twin Cities Game Fest running and demonstrating over a dozen different table top board-games and collectible card games, including many tournaments. We will also feature game demonstrations from Steve Jackson Games MIB, demonstrating games like Munchkin and Ninja Burger. We will have prizes from Level Up Games and Steve Jackson Games.
Our artists alley is the chance for you to come see some cool handmade artwork and special crafts.
The Meta Con Dealers Room features almost a dozen vendors selling everything a fan could want to see or buy.
Amtgard Medieval Fantasy
Amtgard is a not-for-profit, free, non-sectarian group dedicated to the recreation of medieval and fantasy genres. Amtgard has a vast array of new experiences to offer the interested adventurer, from making clothing appropriate to a certain time period, to wielding a foampadded replica of an ancient weapon on the field of battle. The recreation of medieval and fantasy combat is the core of Amtgard Common sense and fair play should be used to resolve any problems.
Tons of Guest Events
We have numerous Q&A sessions, workshops, and autograph signings with our many guests of honor.
A full list of events will be published closer to the convention. In the meantime, please check out the individual genre pages for some more information!