Cosplay at Original Sewing & Quilt Expo in Cleveland, OH

Cleveland, OH

Cosplay at the Expo

Saturday, April 20, 2024

I-X Center | Cleveland, OH



Calling all costume artists and cosplayers

Whether you’re a historical figure, a princess, a hero or heroine, a villain or side-kick, come strut your stuff and enjoy a bit of Cosplay fun. Plus shop for fabric, tools and discover what's new in the sewing world today.

Wear your Cosplay for FREE General Admission on Saturday
Come to the registration desk on Saturday, show off your period costume or cosplay, and receive FREE general admission.

Walk the Runway in Costume
Commentated by Aaron Ingraham

Aaron will share their Cosplay experiences and narrate you along a journey of costume art created by fellow Expo attendees. Cosplayers, Reenactors, and Costumers are invited to walk the runway on Saturday at 3:00 on the Expo Stage.


Everyone who walks the runway is eligible to win a swag bag from RNK Distributing and Famore Cutlery.


Click HERE to register by Saturday, April 20th at 11:00am


Enter the Costume Contest and Win Cash Prizes
The contest is comprised of two divisions – Apprentice and Master. Judging begins between 1:45pm-2:00pm Saturday and final judging will happen at the Runway Show at 3:00pm. Costumes will be judged on a body. Each entrant is required to participate in the Runway Show. Please gather in the lobby near the Registration Desk anytime between 1:45pm-2:00pm.


Click HERE for Contest Entry Form and complete list of rules. Entry deadline is Saturday, April 20th at 11:00am


The Apprentice Division winner will receive $100 cash and a Swag Bag.

The Master Division winner will receive $200 cash and a Swag Bag.

The Judge's Choice winners will receive $25 cash.


Everyone who walks the runway is entered in the drawing to win a Swag Bag.


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