Austin Convention Center | Hilton Austin | July 26-28, 2024
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July 26-28, 2024

Anime & Gaming Convention in Central Texas

Austin Convention Center
& Hilton Austin

Venue: Austin Convention Center

BOOK YOUR Hotel

Still need a hotel? Be sure to book a room at the special Dream Con rate!
All of these hotels are within walking distance of the venue making your stay during the weekend easy and convenient.

500 E. Cesar Chavez St. Austin, TX 78701

Fall Ticket Drop September 15th @ 7pm CST

Remember to sign in at Growtix.com to purchase your upgrades. Review the Badge Upgrade Walkthrough before 5:00 pm CST to see how to upgrade your badges. They’re extremely limited and going on a first come, first serve basis.

SINGLE-DAY ADMISSION
FRIDAY - $60
SATURDAY - $65
SUNDAY - $50
RELEASE DATE:MAY 31, 2024 @ 7PM CST | Each single-day badge grants full standard access during regular show hours to Dream Con’s exhibit hall, gaming hall, tournaments, panels, screenings, and general convention space. Single-day badge ineligible for upgrdes to premium badges. They are non-refundable & cannot be sold on Lyte or any other third party sites.
3-Day Standard Admission
Weekend Badge ($100) *SOLd OUT*
This 3-day badge grants full standard access during regular show hours to Dream Con’s exhibit hall, gaming hall, tournaments, panels, screenings, and general convention space.

Limited Premium badge upgrades will be available in June 2024. A Weekend badge is required in order to be eligible for the upgrade.

Plans Change?

If you can no longer attend Dream Con, that’s okay. You can sell your badge here! 

Need a Sold Out Badge?

Join the waitlist here. This is the only way to buy an official sold out badge from Dream Con.

‍Any badges purchased outside of the Lyte Badge exchange will NOT be honored.
Weekend+ Upgrade
Gold Badge (+$50)
Pre-purchased Weekend+ Badge Required
All Weekend+ Perks
Exclusive Pre-Sale Purchase Period for Event Tickets
Early Access to Exhibit Hall
Exclusive Dream Con Lanyard & Badge
Private Lounge Access
Merch Discount Voucher
Priority Registration Line
Priority Line Access for Main Stage
Weekend+ Upgrade
Platinum Badge (+$150)
Pre-purchased Weekend+ Badge Required
All Gold Perks
Reserved Seating for Main Stage
Exclusive Guest Panels
Autographed Dream Con Poster
Dream Con Swag Bag

Fall Ticket Drop September 15th @ 7pm CST

Remember to sign in at Growtix.com to purchase your upgrades. Review the Badge Upgrade Walkthrough before 5:00 pm CST to see how to upgrade your badges. They’re extremely limited and going on a first come, first serve basis.

Plans Change?

If you can no longer attend Dream Con, that’s okay. You can sell your badge here! 

Need a Sold Out Badge?

Join the waitlist here. This is the only way to buy an official sold out badge from Dream Con.

Weekend+ Upgrade
Gold Badge (+$50)
Pre-purchased Weekend+ Badge Required
All Weekend+ Perks
Exclusive Pre-Sale Purchase Period for Event Tickets
Early Access to Exhibit Hall
Exclusive Dream Con Lanyard & Badge
Private Lounge Access
Merch Discount Voucher
Priority Registration Line
Priority Line Access for Main Stage
Weekend+ Upgrade
Platinum Badge (+$150)
Pre-purchased Weekend+ Badge Required
All Gold Perks
Reserved Seating for Main Stage
Exclusive Guest Panels
Autographed Dream Con Poster
Dream Con Swag Bag

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Cosplay Contest

Join our annual Cosplay Contest and flaunt your amazing handiwork for a chance to win our grand prize! Dream Con’s Cosplay Contest is open to all attendees and free to apply. Please be sure to read through our rules and guidelines carefully before submitting your application as a contestant.

Film fest

We are excited to invite filmmakers from around the globe to showcase their creativity, storytelling, and cinematic skills. Our festival celebrates diverse voices and visions, offering a platform for emerging and established filmmakers to present their short films to a broad audience.

Presented by Dream Con and King Vader.

Deadline: May 30, 2024 at 11:59 PM CST.

Press

To be considered official Dream Con press, you must have filled out a complete application and received an approval email from Dream Con’s Press Department. 

TeamWork Makes the Dream Work!

Our team is growing and looking for talented and motivated people to take this event to the next level to make Dream Con the best convention it can be for everybody.

Programming

Interested in hosting a panel, workshop, screening, event, etc. for Dream Con? Don’t forget to apply! 

Exhibitors

The Exhibit Hall is the centralized spot to find official merchandise alongside fan creations for sale. We have over 150+ unique vendors!

Press

To be considered official Dream Con press, you must have filled out a complete application and received an approval email from Dream Con’s Press Department. 

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Schedule At A Glance

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Exhibit Hall

The Exhibit Hall is the centralized spot to find official merchandise alongside fan creations for sale. We have over 150+ unique vendors! 

Gaming Hall

The Gaming Hall is open to all attendees for free play and battles.

Activities

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Cosplay

Cosplay Contest & Runway is for all levels of cosplayers to showcase their creative takes of their favorite character.

Partner with Dream Con

Interested in partnering with us? Fill out the Inquiry Form or contact partners@dreamconvention.com for more information. 

2023 Partners