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Belly Dance & Cosplay Event

July 13 (12-7pm) & 14 (12-7pm), 2024

Hayward Veterans Memorial Building

22737 Main Street, Hayward, CA

The place to be on July 13th and 14th 2024 is Carnival of Stars. This 19th 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 1200 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 6. CASH ONLY.


​The Stage in the auditorium has dance soloists & troupe performances, providing continuous entertainment on both days. It also has a COS 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 Gala Showcase with live music by Pangia.



Highlights from 2018

See highlights and interviews from 2019 at:

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