AVCon 2023

AVCon 2023 returns home 21st-23rd July 21-23 at the Adelaide Convention Centre!


AVCon returns at the Adelaide Convention Centre on July 21st – 23rd, 2023. AVCon is an annual Anime & Video Games Festival held in Adelaide. AVCon celebrates the world of anime, gaming, cosplay, pop culture, art and more in one big community-based event for all ages. AVCon was the first anime and video game convention in Australia and prides itself on being Adelaide’s premier anime and video game festival while still remaining 100% volunteer-run and not-for-profit.

Keep an eye out on our Team AVCon social media, website and official event page linked below for the latest news and updates.

Tickets On SAle Now!

Are you ready for AVCon 2023? Ticket sales are now live! AVConnect members get exclusive discounts on our tickets. Tickets are limited, so get your tickets before they sell out! Check out some of the tickets we’re offering below!


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Gold Pass

Learn More About AVCon 2023

We’re keen to bring you the AVCon Festival you know and love – we’ve had some time to cook things up, so we’ll be bringing our best to celebrate AVCon’s 21st birthday! We’ve officially got the fire cooking, and we’re getting ready to eat. Check out below to learn what we’re bringing to AVCon 2023.

In the Meantime…

Get primed and ready for the AVCon Main Quest for 2023. Check out our side quests below to grind some early exp.

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What’s on

Team AVCon brings anime, video games, and Japanese culture content year-round. From fun competitions to community events – there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Click here to learn more about our upcoming events!

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Our Community

Since 2002, the community has been the cornerstone of the AVCon festival. As Team AVCon has grown, we have cultivated a community full of super fans of anime and video games from all walks of life. Click here to learn more about our community channels!

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Who are We

We are Team AVCon, a not-for-profit charity working to advance culture by creating events and a platform to promote anime, video games and Japanese culture. We use our forum and events to collaborate and uplift South Australian and Australian content creators, small businesses, organisations and fans interested in anime, video games, and Japanese culture. Together, we strive to create an accessible and safe environment for nerds everywhere to express their interests and love of fandom.

Get the Latest Updates

We’re counting the days until AVCon 2023! Keep an eye out through our social media channels for the latest updates. Check out our platforms below!

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Invader reminder - volunteer at AVCon 2023!What would AVCon be without our amazing volunteers? Every AVCon we have countless amazing people who help us to put on an event that is the talk of the town. Now’s your chance to join the magic and receive some awesome perks.To apply, and for more information, visit tinyurl.com/4umpf7ymImage credit: Alexa Nguyen ... See MoreSee Less
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AVCon Media/Press Pass and Volunteer Applications are now open! Every year AVCon opens its doors to thousands of attendees. We also open the doors to media organisations and content creators.If you represent a media organisation and would like to cover AVCon, you can apply for a media pass. The media pass, among other things, grants free entry to the entire AVCon weekend, with special permissions to film, interview and record. The media/press pass is a great opportunity for journalists and content producers to enjoy a fun-filled weekend whilst creating content (you may have your cake and eat it too). To apply please use this link:forms.gle/2pzNVNnbkuhfv55Z8 ... See MoreSee Less
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Artists! Two weeks remain to get your applications in for Artist Alley. Grab a table and sell your amazing work at AVCon 2023 to the passionate patrons of our festival. Find out more and apply at: docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSf-mm7o-AfPHKE332hHQi97Q2KnZ7ijPNV3GvStyNH9H-ba_w/viewform 👾 ... See MoreSee Less
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Welcome back Arena Internet Cafe to AVCon’s esports area! 🎮Celebrate Arena’s 22nd anniversary with us at AVCon 2023. Arena will be running live esports tournaments AND a freeplay area with loads of prizes to be won!Come and watch, play, or compete at AVCon 2023. Get tickets now: www.eventbrite.com.au/e/avcon-2023-tickets-467390255837*Tournaments to be announced soon! ... See MoreSee Less
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Need to quench your thirst at AVCon? Look no further! Sugar Cane Juice makes its stall debut at AVCon serving you delicious sugarcane juice and a variety of smoothies all AVCon weekend! ... See MoreSee Less
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Get ready artists, this is the news you’ve long been waiting for.In 2023, you can once again grace the Adelaide Convention Centre with your wonderful craftsmanship and beautiful wares, because applications for Artist Alley are now open!Set up a table with the amazing products you have and let the community of Adelaide buy to their hearts content. Get your applications in now. The artist information pack can be found in the form or on our website. Visit the link below to apply.docs.google.com/forms/u/1/d/e/1FAIpQLSf-mm7o-AfPHKE332hHQi97Q2KnZ7ijPNV3GvStyNH9H-ba_w/viewform ... See MoreSee Less
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