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#15: Cosplaying at WonderCon? Our Costume Props Policy Is For You!

WonderCon Anaheim 2019 Toucan Tips

If you’re coming to WonderCon Anaheim in costume and that costume includes props, please be aware of our Costume Props Policy, which includes having your props checked at one of our desks.


Costume Props Policy

No functional weapons are allowed at WonderCon Anaheim. Simulated or costume weapons are allowed as a part of your costume, subject to prior approval by security and compliance with the following:

All costume weapons must be inspected at the Costume Props Check Desk. There are 4 locations this year: on the Grand Plaza outside, inside the Anaheim Convention Center in Lobby B/C, and in Hall E near registration, and in the lobby of ACC North Building (locations are subject to change).

  • All costume weapons must conform to state and federal law.
  • Projectile costume weapons must be rendered inoperable.
  • Functional (real) arrows must have their tips removed and be bundled and zip-tied to a quiver.
  • Costume swords must be tied to your costume in such a way that they can’t be drawn.

After each person’s costume weapon has been checked, it will be tagged by security, and you will be given a wristband to wear to designate that your weapons have been checked.

Security will escort you to the security station for inspection if your costume weapon is not tagged.

If you do not want to have your costume weapons inspected or tagged, or if you are not willing to comply with these policies, please do not bring your costume weapons to WonderCon Anaheim.

Convention Policies

In addition to the Costume Props Policy, we have a number of Convention Policies that are for all WonderCon Anaheim attendees. Please click here to read all of these policies and keep them in mind while at the event. Knowing these policies will help everyone have a safe and enjoyable WonderCon experience!

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Badges are available online only and will not be sold onsite at the Anaheim Convention Center. SATURDAY BADGES ARE SOLD OUT!

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