Cosplay at Original Sewing & Quilt Expo in Fredericksburg, VA

Fredericksburg, VA

Cosplay at the Expo

Saturday, September 30, 2023

Fredericksburg Expo Center

Fredericksburg, VA


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 Casey Renee of Casey Renee Cosplay

Casey will share her 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, September 30th 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 at The Spot anytime between 1:45pm-2:00pm


Click HERE for Contest Entry Form and complete list of rules. Entry deadline is Saturday, September 30th 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 winner will receive $50 cash and a Swag Bag.


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The Maker's Series

The Maker’s Series offers in-depth presentations and trunk shows from professional instructors who share their hard-earned knowledge and experience. Featuring costume and cosplay sewing with special guest Casey Renee. FREE with your General Admission ticket. Click here for full details and schedule.


Epic Cosplay Costumes on Display

See a selection of costumes on display at the Expo by amazing cosplayers and designers Casey Renee, Sarah Spaceman and Diana Tolin.

Thank you to these fine companies who provide continued support.