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Apr 25th-28th 2014 • Sheraton Toronto Airport • Etobicoke , ON M9W 1J5 cosplay , fantasy , furry , larp , pirate , renaissance , science fiction , steampunk , victoriana ,

CostumeCon is a 4-day weekend conference for everyone who designs, makes, wears, and/or admires costumes. It will include a myriad of instructional workshops, panel discussions, displays, a dealers room, costume competitions, meetups, parties, and the broadest collection of creativity all focused on costuming that you have ever had the privilege to contact in one place.

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Apr 25th-28th 2014 • Etobicoke,ON M9W 1J5

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