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Join us on June 16-18, 2023, in Washington, DC, for Awesome Con! Awesome Con is a three-day experience of can’t miss celebrity guests, comic con panels, screenings, special events, and unique exhibits in the heart of Washington DC! We have everything geeky that you will love – anime, cosplay, manga, movies, and the latest and greatest in toys, games, and pop culture.

Experience Awesome Con Your Way!

  • Single Day Badge — for the toe dipper
  • 3 Day Badge — for the committed fan
  • Premium Badges — for those wanting to go the extra mile
  • Club Awesome Membership — for the seriously serious fan
  • Club Awesome Reserve — for the most intensely loyal fan
  • Kids Jr. Badge — for our littlest fans

No matter how you want to experience the con, we have options for you. Check out some of the perks that come with each badge below and get your geek on!

Event Info

What’s Included With Your Badge

It’s our 10th Edition and there’s more to see and do at Awesome Con than ever before!

What to Know Before You Go

Find out more about Awesome Con so you’re ready for non-stop fun when you arrive!

Getting Here & Staying Here

Learn more about travel and accommodations to make your experience the best!

Badge Pricing

3 DAY BADGE

$95
  • + 14% service fee and 6% sales tax
  • Enjoy three fun-filled days of AWESOME!
  • Standard Pricing

FRIDAY BADGE

$45
  • + 14% service fee and 6% sales tax
  • Have the most epic Friday of your life!
  • Standard Pricing

SATURDAY BADGE

$58
  • + 14% service fee and 6% sales tax
  • Make this Saturday one to remember!
  • Standard Pricing

SUNDAY BADGE

$50
  • + 14% service fee and 6% sales tax
  • It’s Sunday Funday at Awesome Con!
  • Standard Pricing

KIDS JR. BADGE

$15
  • + 14% service fee and 6% sales tax
  • Awesome Con = Heaven for kids
  • Standard Pricing

PREMIUM BADGE

$170
  • + 14% service fee and 6% sales tax
  • Come, see, and conquer!
  • Standard Pricing

FAMILY 4-PACK

$200
  • + 14% service fee and 6% sales tax
  • 2 Adult & 2 Kids Jr. 3 Day Badges!
  • Standard Pricing

CLUB AWESOME

$415
  • + 14% service fee and 6% sales tax
  • Experience the con like a VIP!
  • Standard Pricing

CLUB AWESOME RESERVE

$1025
  • + 14% service fee and 6% sales tax
  • Highly limited availability!
  • Standard Pricing

Badge Info

Awesome Con badges are your ticket to the event! Between January 27, 2023 and April 16, 2023, you have the mega-convenient option of getting your badge order shipped to your door.

  • Badges will not be mailed out immediately after purchase; all badges are mailed out shortly after the April 16th Mailing Deadline
  • After April 16, 2023, badges will no longer be eligible for shipping
  • Badges are like cash and cannot be replaced—so don’t lose them!

In lieu of shipping, you may choose to pick up your order….

  • At a participating retail location [Starts after the Mailing Deadline; details TBA]
  • At a designated pre-show pickup event [Details TBA]
  • At the Walter E. Washington Convention Center [Registration/Will Call hours and location TBA]

Press, Pro, Programming/Panelist, Guest, and any other non-attendee badges are not eligible for off site or early pickup.

Pricing Schedule

3 Day Friday Saturday Sunday Kids Jr. Premium
Early Bird  – 12/1 – 1/1 $85 $40 $50 $45 $12 $160
Standard – 1/27 – 6/9 $95 $45 $58 $50 $15 $170
Late – 6/10 – 6/18
$100 $48 $62 $53 $18 $170
On Site – 6/16 – 6/18
$125* $60* $80* $70* $26* N/A

* Early Bird, Standard, and Late badges will have an additional 14% service fee and 6% sales tax. On Site badge prices are sold inclusive of taxes and fees [what you see is what you pay]

Deadlines

  • Sunday, April 16 – Last day to purchase badges or official merch and have them mailed
  • Sunday, June 9 – Last day to purchase your badges at Standard pricing — buy your badges on or before this date to save!
  • Wednesday, June 14 – Last day to purchase Club Awesome, Club Awesome Reserve, and Premium badges
  • Wednesday, June 14 – Last day to pre-order official Awesome Con merch

Badge Types

— SINGLE DAY & 3 DAY

Whether you come for one day or all three, there’s is no shortage of AWESOME things to do at Awesome Con. To see everything that comes with a standard single day or 3 Day badges, click here!

— PREMIUM

All of our badges give you access to loads of awesome, but if you want a little something extra, a Premium badge is for you! Get all the perks of a 3 Day badge, plus…

  • An official 2023 Awesome Con lanyard
  • 10% off merch at the official Awesome Con Merch Booth on site
  • 30-minute early access to the Exhibit Hall all three days
  • 1 Jump-the-Line Card for a celebrity autograph
  • 1 Jump-the-Line Card for a celebrity photo op


Autographs and photo ops must be purchased separately.

— CLUB AWESOME

Don’t just visit Awesome Con—immerse yourself in a 360° geektastic experience like no other! Club Awesome is a membership that gives you everything you need for a magical, mega-relaxed weekend, including…

  • Exclusive Club Awesome badge & collectible pin
  • Official 2023 Awesome Con lanyard
  • ​​​​​30-minute early access to the Exhibit Hall all 3 days
  • Access to the Private Club Awesome Lounge
  • Club exclusive merchandise
  • Four (4) Jump-the-Line Cards to use at Celebrity Autograph lines
  • Four (4) Jump-the-line Cards to use at Celebrity Photo Op lines
  • 15% off merchandise at the official Awesome Con merch booth on site
  • And more!

— CLUB AWESOME RESERVE

Kick your Club Awesome experience up a notch with our Reserve membership!

  • Reserved Main Stage seat in the front two rows with your name on it
  • Exclusive Club Awesome badge & collectible pin
  • Official 2023 Awesome Con lanyard
  • Club exclusive merchandise
  • ​​​​​30-minute early access to the Exhibit Hall all 3 days
  • Access to the Private Club Awesome Lounge
  • Two (2) complimentary tickets to the Official Afterparty
  • Unlimited Jump-the-Line Cards to use at Celebrity Autograph lines
  • Unlimited Jump-the-Line Cards to use at Celebrity Photo Op lines
  • 20% off merchandise at the Official Awesome Con merch booth on site
  • Year-round benefits and free tickets to local films and events
  • And more!

— KIDS JR. BADGE

Awesome Con happily welcomes fans of all ages. Each Kids Jr. Badge is valid for children ages 3 – 10 years old and includes admission to all three days of Awesome Con.

  • Children under 11 must be accompanied by an adult while attending
  • We recommend anyone under 18 attend with an adult

Our goal is to create a safe and fun experience for every guest so they can enjoy everything Awesome Con has to offer.

— FAMILY 4-PACK

Bring the whole family and save $20 on your experience! This value pack includes…

  • Two (2) 3 Day badges
  • Two (2) Jr. Kids badges (Ages 3-10, valid all three days of the event)
  • Stroller Parking outside the Awesome Con Jr area
  • Reservation options for the most popular kid’s activities (Details TBA)
  • Access to a Family Breakroom

Local retailer Badge Pickup

In 2023, you have the all-new option of picking up your badges early at a local retailer in the DMV area. Retailer pickup will begin after the April 16th Mailing Deadline. Details and locations coming soon!

Discounts, Refunds & Upgrades

— DISCOUNTS

Active military personnel and veterans are eligible for 10% off their Awesome Con badge purchase with a valid military or veteran ID. Please fill out the form linked here and upload a photo of your ID to receive a discount code which can be applied at checkout. [Valid for 3 Day, single day, and Kids Jr. badges only]

— UPGRADES

Afraid of missing out on future Premium packages if you buy your badges early? Don’t be! Buy now and upgrade later through our ticketing partner, Growtix. It’s fast and easy!

  • All upgrades are completed through growtix.com
  • To access your order, log in or create an account with the same email address you used to purchase your badges
  • If you don’t see an upgrade option on the badge you want, contact info@awesomecon.com for assistance!

— REFUNDS

All badge sales are final with no refunds or cancellations available.

Merch Preorders

Rock official Awesome Con gear at the con or all year round! Preorder official Awesome Con merch during your badge purchase!

  • The Official T-shirt and 10th Edition Lanyard are eligible for shipping if purchased prior to the Mailing Deadline on April 16th.
  • Items may be shipped separately from badges but will arrive in time for Awesome Con
  • All other merchandise (or any merchandise purchased after April 16) will be available for pickup on site at the official Awesome Con Merch booth
  • Awesome Con does not ship or refund unclaimed merchandise