Signature Events

It isn’t Ohayocon without our signature events! These events are fan-favorite staples that you can’t miss.

21+ Mixer
A cash bar, and mini games. This is a great place to laugh, make friends and have fun with others over the legal drinking age. Guaranteed no kids.
Cosplay Expo
The main cosplay event! Watch our contestants show off costumes and performances and see who will be crowned winners. If you would like to participate, you can learn more about it on the Cosplay Expo page.
Cosplay Lip Sync
Do you think you got what it takes to lip sync with the bestest, baddest cosplayers at Ohayocon? This informal contest hosts YOU lip syncing and performing in front of a live audience for the chance to win prizes. Bring your music, bring your props and cosplay, and get ready to battle!
Fantasy Ball
A room of swirling gowns and quick feet; the Formal Ball is your chance to sweep your partner away in a night of classical ballroom dancing. Timeless music and dashing outfits will make this event one to remember. Proper formal attire is required!

Floor Wars
Floor Wars is a 1v1 all-styles dance battle, which has been widely popularized in the furry community for years. Now we’re working side by side with these talented dancers to bring you this truly exciting and dynamic competition. Dust off your dancing shoes, break out the cardboard, and get yourself ready, because you’ll need to bring your A-game for this intense dancing competition.

International Volume (Dance)
Every Friday and Saturday night, Ohayocon hosts a dance to the beat of electronic music in all its many forms. Late night is the time for high-energy, lights, and non-stop dancing. Remember to stay hydrated!
Kimono & Tea
Our newest signature event fuses Japanese culture and tea ceremony together into a unique social feature. This is your chance to wear your kimono, yukata, or other traditional clothing with like-minded people and enjoy tea, dancing, and arts from Japan.
Lolita Crush
Join the lovely Lolitas of the Ohio EGL community for a morning of tea, games, and chat. Ruffles recommended, decorum required.
Ohayocon Roast
Since the creation of the con we have put a guest to be roasted by their friends and sometimes family. Come see guest poke fun at each other. Space is very limited and a cash bar.
Pajama Jam
Relaxing late night event for people who want something more low key. Games, snacks, and music are provided. Pajamas are optional. There is a costume contest so dress to impress.
Scavenger Hunt
Stop by one of the signups Friday or Saturday to get your checklist and begin the search for cool Stuff. Spend Friday and Saturday taking pictures with items from the list and then turn it in on Sunday. First place gets prizes.