Schedule At A Glance

Below find the schedule at a glance – note, all times are subject to change. We will be releasing a detailed scheduled in a few weeks with info on all panels, activities and more!


General Event Hours

8/30 Friday

7:00pm - 12:00am OtakuFest 2019 Launch Party/Badge pick-up (Launch event requires a ticket or paid admission to the show.)


8/31 Saturday

9:00am - 9:00pm Registration & Box Office hours

10:00am - 8:00pm Exhibitor Hall & Artist Alley opens

10:00am - 8:00pm Celebrity & Cosplay Guests Area opens

10:00am - 12:00am Video Game Area

10:00am - 12:00am Tabletop Area

10:00am - 8:00pm Mew World Order Presents Pokemon League

10:00am - 12:00am Carolina Manga Library

10:00am - 12:00am Anime Viewing Room

10:00am - 12:00am Cartoon Viewing Room

10:00am - 12:00am Asian Cinema Viewing Room

10:00am - 12:00am Social Room


9/1 Sunday

9:00am - 9:00pm Registration & Box Office hours

10:00am - 8:00pm Exhibitor Hall & Artist Alley opens

10:00am - 8:00pm Celebrity & Cosplay Guests Area

10:00am - 12:00am Video Game Area

10:00am - 12:00am Table Top Area

10:00am - 8:00pm Mew World Order Presents Pokemon League

10:00am - 12:00am Manga Library

10:00am - 12:00am Anime Viewing Room

10:00am - 12:00am Cartoon Viewing Room

10:00am - 12:00am Asian Cinema Viewing Room

10:00am - 12:00am Social Room


Major Events

8/31 Saturday

1:00pm - 2:00pm Cafe Kira Hoshi Maid (Session 1)

3:00pm - 4:00pm K!Junkies presents KPOP Dance Contest

3:00pm - 4:00pm Cafe Kira Hoshi Maid (Session 2)

7:00pm - 8:00am Revenge of the Nerd Comedians

8:00pm - 10:00pm Cosplay Contest

7:00pm - 12:00am Karaoke

10:00pm - ‘Til Late Anime Trap House

10:00pm - ‘Til Late Dance Party

11:00pm - 12:00am Late Night Contest


9/1 Sunday

12:00pm - 1:00pm Cafe Kira Hoshi Maid (Session 1)

12:00pm - 1:30pm Symphony of Sound

1:00pm - 2:00pm J-Fashion Showcase & Contest

2:00pm - 4:00pm Runway Contest

3:00pm - 4:00pm Cafe Kira Hoshi Maid (Session 2)

8:00pm - 10:00pm Masquerade Contest

7:00pm - 12:00am Karaoke