After Dark

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The party doesn’t stop when the Show Floor closes! There’s a ton to do at C2E2 after the lights go down. Whether you want to sing your heart out at our late night karaoke or just sit back and watch a movie and grab a drink with friends we have something for everyone. Want to geek out over wrestling, anime, comic books, or cosplay? We got it all! Check out what we have planned below and stay tuned for more fun.

  • After Dark at C2E2
  • After Dark at C2E2
See all of the After Dark events!

Cosplay After Dark

9:30PM – 11:30PM
Saturday 2/29
Main Stage Lobby
Want to stay up keep the party going after the C2E2 Crown Championships of Cosplay?  Well, don’t miss the after party RIGHT outside the main stage. Get a closer look at the incredible cosplayers from across the globe who as they, and DJ Elliott, bring you an AWESOME after party. Drinks, dancing and more. The perfect way to cap off an incredible day at C2E2.

L.A.V.A After Dark [18+]

Saturday 2/29
8:30PM – 10:00PM
Room S401
Loud, Annoying, and Very Annoying is an im-perv-isational audience participation variety show starring Ray Chase, Robbie Daymond and Max Mittleman. Get ready for naughty games, skits, music, comedy and PRIZES in this 18+ romp into Anime & Pop Culture’s silly and sexy side!

C2E2 Late Night Karaoke

Friday 2/28
7:30 – 10:30
Room S401
Take the stage and the mic to belt out your favorite tunes at the second annual C2E2 Late Night Karaoke! Hop on the mic and sing your heart out or just sit back and enjoy the performances. Either way, you're going to cap off the very first night of C2E2 in style! Karaoke provided by Blue Sky Entertainment.

C2E2 Charity Art Auction to Benefit St. Jude Children's Hospital

Saturday 2/29
7:00 – 10:00
Room S403
You Can Make A Difference! The C2E2 Charity Art Auction benefits St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. St. Jude Children's Research Hospital is internationally recognized for its pioneering research and treatment of children with cancer and other catastrophic diseases. Included in that vision is that no child is denied treatment based on race, religion or a family's ability to pay. Your participation in this event will help support lifesaving research and treatment for the children of St. Jude. Come down and bid with other art enthusiasts for the chance to own a piece of original art from some of your favorite creators, all for a good cause! Have Fun. Get Art. Save Lives.

WTF Japan [18+]

Saturday 2/29
6:45PM – 7:45PM
So we have another panel that showcases some of the weirdest stuff to come out of Japan? Well this panel makes “all of that” look like kids stuff. Get ready to experience the weirdest and wildest that Japan has to offer in this panel…but don’t say we didn’t warn you. You will literally be shouting “WTF Japan” more than once.

P.S.: If you see people storming out, that’s a good sign to enter for the good stuff!

*ID will be checked at the door*

How to Survive a Horror Movie [18+]

Friday 2/28
6:45PM – 7:45PM
Face it, every horror movie ever has that moment we all scream “NO DON’T GO IN THERE!” We at Nerds Know have seen far too many teenagers die needlessly. As a public service, we will now be providing critical instruction on how to survive should you ever find yourself trapped in a horror movie. Be warned, this panel is not for the light of heart as there WILL be some on screen gore! So please, leave the kids at home, they make friends with monsters and murders anyways and will only tell them our survival secrets, which will result in your death. *ID will be checked at the door*

Drink & Draw to Benefit The Hero Initiative

Thursday 2/27
8:00 – 11:00
Hyatt Regency Hotel Bar
Help support comic creators in need, mingle with fans, meet creators and take home a one-of-a-kind drawing! Attendees who pay $25 to aid The Hero Initiative will receive a blank Hero Initiative drink coaster perfect for sketching! Fans will be randomly assigned an artist from all participating creators. Bring the coaster to your artist and they’ll create a unique drawing just for you! Help support a good cause and start C2E2 off with unique artwork from some of your favorite artists!

C2E2 Cinema Powered by The Logan Theater

The magic of the cinema…at your favorite convention! C2E2 is once again partnering with our friends at The Logan Theater to bring you late night screenings of some cult classics and fan favorites. Round up your squad and grab a seat because you won’t want to miss these. Check back soon for screening details and times!

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