Zenkaikon, Anime & Sci-Fi Convention, Lancaster PA

April 1-3, 2016, Lancaster County Convention Center

Zenkaikon 2018 Pre-Registration Opens June 30th!

Wed, 06/28/2017 - 9:08pm

We’re happy to announce that pre-registration for Zenkaikon 2018 will open at 9:00pm on Friday, June 30, 2017!

Pre-register for a Zenkaikon membership to attend our 12th annual convention on May 4-6, 2018 at the Lancaster County Convention Center! By pre-registering, you will get a discount on your membership and have faster check-in at the convention. Pre-registered members will also be able to pick up their badges beginning on Thursday evening, so they can start enjoying the convention the minute it opens on Friday! 

For 2018, we have made some adjustments to child and VIP memberships: 

Child Memberships

In keeping with our educational mission, children ages 9 and under will no longer need to pay for a Zenkaikon membership. 

VIP Memberships

Zenkaikon 2018 VIP memberships will be $120, and the number of available memberships has been increased to 65. In response to VIP feedback, there are some new benefits to the VIP membership for Zenkaikon 2018:

  • Early Friday access to the Dealer Room/Artist Alley is now 1 hour
  • VIP-Only Guest Autograph Session (time TBA)

Below is the full list of Zenkaikon 2018 VIP benefits:

  • VIP badge ribbon
  • Special Zenkaikon 2018 VIP T-shirt
  • Priority check-in at registration
  • Priority seating in the Main Events Hall
  • VIP-Only Guest Autograph Session
  • 1 hour early Friday access to the Dealer Room/Artist Alley
  • Listed in "thank you" section of Zenkaikon 2018 program book

Standard Memberships

There have been no changes to Standard Memberships for Zenkaikon 2018.


For more details, please check out our registration page. We'll see you at the convention!