Events & Special Programs

So Much Fun!

Anime Dallas is host to a multitude of events and features throughout the weekend!

Full 2023 Schedule
Coming Soon!

Panels & Events

Friday – 2:00pm – 1:00am**
Saturday – 10:00am – 1:00am
Sunday – 10:00am – 5:00pm**

** Opening Ceremonies (Friday) begin at 5:00PM and Closing Ceremonies (Sunday) begin at 4:00pm.

We are very excited about our 2023 panel lineup!

Guest panels that go beyond the standard Q&A

Cosplay how-tos

Deep dives into your favorite shows

Exclusive screenings

Exciting performances every day

And so much more!

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If the schedule changes during the event, our social media followers will be the first to know!

Community & Guest Panels

Friday: 2:30pm-12am
Saturday: 10am-12am
Sunday: 10am-5pm

Opening Ceremonies
Friday: 5pm-6pm

Closing Ceremonies
Sunday: 4pm-5pm

Dealer Hall
Artist Alley

Friday: 2pm-8pm
Saturday: 10am-8pm
Sunday: 10am-5pm


Arcade & Console
Friday: 2pm-12am
Saturday: 10am-12am
Sunday: 10am-5pm

Tabletop Gaming
Friday: 2pm-12am
Saturday: 10am-12am
Sunday: 10am-5pm

Friday: 2pm-12am
Saturday: 10am-12am
Sunday: 10am-5pm

Cosplay Competition

Saturday: 11am-2pm

Cosplay Competition
Saturday: 4pm-6pm

*Sign ups in Con-ops room. To compete, read the cosplay contest page.

Electronic Dance Parties

Friday: 10pm-1am
Saturday: 10pm-1am

Veteran nightclub DJ Greg Ayres returns to Anime Dallas with his friends, DJ Baeritok, Elevon, and Lumi to host two nights of great music and great fun!

Neko Neko Maid and Host Club & Lair of the Demoness: Escape Experience

Friday: 3pm-12am
Saturday: 12pm-11:30pm
Sunday: 12pm-4pm

Neko Neko Maid and Host Club is an exciting maid and host cafe based off of idol cafes in Akihabara, Japan!

Lair of the Demoness: Escape Experience is an exciting escape room experience inspired by the survival horror genre.

Recording Booth

Friday: 2pm-4pm*
Saturday: 10am-1pm*
Saturday: 2pm-6pm*
Sunday: 11am-4pm*

Sentai engineer Jonathan Rodriguez-Franco takes you through your paces as a voice over actor recording to Blake Shepard’s Robot Girl Animation.

*Times are subject to change.

WBM Podcast Room

Friday: 4pm-8pm*
Saturday: 10am-6pm*
Sunday: 11am-4pm*

*Times are subject to change.

Autographs & Photo Ops

Friday: 2pm-11pm*
Saturday: 10am-11pm*
Sunday: 10am-4pm*

*Times are subject to guest availability.