Annual & Regional Conventions


Costume-Con is the annual gathering of costumers for a 4-day conference that includes lectures, workshops, a science fiction/fantasy masquerade competition, a historical masquerade competition, a future fashion show, and single pattern contest. The International Costumer’s Guild holds its annual meeting at this conference, and the convention itself is often sponsored by one of the Guild chapters. Membership in the Guild is not required to attend the convention.

  • Costume-Con 36, May 11-14 2018, San Diego, CA
  • Costume-Con 37 will be March 22-25, 2019 at the DoubleTree North Shore in Danvers, MA. It is chaired by NoeL members Aurora Celeste and Sharon Sbarsky. Other NoeL members are on the committee including Jill Eastlake, Jamila Sisco, Ann Catelli, and Elizabeth Lepisto.
  • Costume-Con 38, March 13-16, 2020, Montreal, Quebec


Regional Conventions

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