We Are Katsucon

KATSUCON 2023 – February 17th – 19th, 2023

Katsucon is an annual 3-day fan convention held in the D.C. metro area for multicultural enthusiasts and entertainment.


Gaylord National Hotel and Convention Center
201 Waterfront Street
National Harbor, MD 20745
(301) 965-4000 – reservations
Maps and Transportation

  Latest Katsucon News

We're working on updating all our info but for those asking #Katsucon24 is coming February 16-18, 2024!

About 4 days ago from Katsucon's Twitter via Twitter Web App




COVID-19 Guidelines & Changes

Check back for updates frequently as the situation in the area is ever changing. KATSUCON 2022 COVID Guidelines & Policies | Katsucon


Welcome Back! Katsucon 2022!!

That’s right we’re back and we getting things spun up as quickly as possible. Please check back in the next coming weeks for updates and information on Katsucon 2022 reopening. Registration will be opening today (June 12th, 2021) at 12 o’clock EST. Registration can be found here. The hotel block will be opening on June…


Show your Katsucon Badge

Welcome Katsucon Show your Katusucon Badge February 14-16, 2020 and receive special offers at these participating stores and restaurants. For details visit nationalharbor.com/katsucon. Tanger Outlets Panda Tea House Sauciety – The Westin The Capital Wheel Granite City Rosa Mexicana Mezeh Zaaf – Made in Africa Savannah’s Candy Kitchen A Beautiful Closet Shake Shack The Brass…






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