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Los Angeles Costume Events: May 2018

Here it is! Your monthly round-up of fun costumed events happening in the LA area! Whether you want to travel back in time to another galaxy, or just travel back in time here on Earth , you’re sure to find an event you’ll want to attend!

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Star Wars Day Events

The day Star Wars fans look forward to every year is almost here! LA has no shortage of events to celebrate this day! I’m talking about Star Wars Day! If you didn’t know, Star Wars Day is held on May the 4th every year, giving a “punny” nod to the popular Star Wars saying, “May the Force Be With You”. No matter the age of the Star Wars fan, there’s a fun, themed event for you out there!

  • Disneyland After Dark: Star Wars Nite– May 3rd & 9th /// Star Wars Day– May 4th
    • This year join Disneyland for a special nighttime event celebrating all things Star Wars! Spend a late night in the park from 9pm-1am dressed in your favorite Star Wars themed outfit! You may even catch some of the characters in their best galaxy attire too! On Star Wars Day, head to the park and find a celebration around every corner!
  • Scum and Villainy Cantina: May the Fourth 2018– May 4th. 
    • This Star Wars themed bar is serving an extra helping of Star Wars themed fun all day! Show up in your best Star Wars costumes for a night of movie trivia, special themed drinks, raffles, and even an appearance from an actress from the films!
  • May the Fourth: A Star Wars Dance Party– May 4th.
    • Costumes from all fandoms are welcome at this dance party and if you show up in costume the cover charge is free! Jam to the music of the seventies and eighties, drink themed drinks, and join a round of Star Wars trivia!

Disneyland Bats Day in the Fun Park: The Final Wake

Dress up in all black and join your fellow goths, punks, and dark subculture enthusiasts for the 20th and final Bats Day at Disneyland! Unfortunately after 20 years of good, dark fun, Bats Day will be ending. To honor the memory this will be the biggest Bats Day ever! Purchase custom t-shirts, or dress up in your darkest attire for the multiple meet ups and group photos across the park! Bats Day will be missed but make sure it goes out with a bang!

Bats Day in the Fun Park will be held on May 6th at Disneyland Parks

Renn Faire Time Traveler Weekend and Heroes & Villains Weekend

  • Time Traveler Weekend– May 5th & 6th
    • You don’t have to dress up like you’re from Medieval Times to enjoy the Renaissance Faire! During Time Traveler Weekend, time travelers from all eras are welcome at the Renaissance Faire! Whether you you’re a Steampunk enthusiast, a Time Lord or a scientist from the 80’s with a time jumping car, this weekend is for you!
  • Heroes & Villains Weekend– May 12th & 13th
    • This year the Renaissance and Pleasure Faire will host its first Heroes & Villains Weekend! Show up to the Faire dressed as your favorite brave hero or your favorite diabolical villain! There will be plenty of photo opportunities available so get ready to have some fun!

Anime Pasadena

The organizers of NerdBot-Con and Nerd Knights presents the first annual Anime Pasadena! This con promises to offer all the fun of an Anime convention without the long lines and expensive prices of large conventions! This one day event will feature panels, cosplay contests, nerd karaoke, over 120 vendors and more! If you love Anime conventions but aren’t able to make it to Anime Expo this summer, give Anime Pasadena a try!

Anime Pasadena will be held on May 26th at the Pasadena Convention Center


Will you be attending any of these events? Let us know in the comments!

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