Belly Dance & Cosplay Event
July 15 (12-7pm) & 16 (12-7pm), 2023
Hayward Veterans Memorial Building
22737 Main Street, Hayward, CA
The place to be on July 16th and 17th 2023 is Carnival of Stars. This 18th annual Fantasy Convention is fun for both adults and children. It combines, dance performances, free dance classes, a cosplay contest, and one-of-a-kind vendors with treasures from around the world.
On Saturday, the hours are from 12:00 to 7:00 pm, on Sunday from 12:00 to 7:00 pm at the Hayward Veterans Memorial Building. There is both on-street parking and parking lots close by.
Tickets are: $20 adults, $10 for children under 15. CASH ONLY.
The Stage in the auditorium has dance soloists & troupe performances, providing continuous entertainment starting at 1:00 pm on both days. It also has a drinks bar.
On Sunday afternoon, there is a Cosplay costume contest with Sci Fi, historical and fantasy characters all competing for wonderful prizes and trophies. The contest rules are on the Costume Contest Registration form.
On Sunday evening (5-7pm), there is a dance showcase with live music by Pangia.
Highlights from 2018
See highlights and interviews from 2019 at: https://www.sidewalkstv.com/special-feature-carnival-of-stars