Another staple of the Bay Area cosplay community is returning as NorCal Cosplay Gathering has announced its first event since 2020.
NorCal Spring Cosplay Gathering 2023 will take place at the Redwood Grove Nature Preserve (located in Los Altos) on March 11th from 10am to 5pm. Snacks and drinks will be provided and there will be a raffle.
The event is $5 and guests are expected to follow three important rules. No steel or gun props of any kind will be allowed (for obvious safety reasons). Cosplayers are also encouraged to dress appropriately due to the public setting of the event. There will be zero tolerance for any action that will create a negative environment. Finally, no smoking or consumption of alcohol is allowed.
Additional information about the event will be announced in the coming days.
NorCal Cosplay Gatherings is a community organization dedicated to hosting cosplay gatherings around the Bay Area. They host a major event each season while helping out at local fan conventions.
This event will also be their first one since February 2020. That event took place at Lake Elizabeth (in Fremont) on February 8th. Like many live events, future gatherings were put on hold due to the pandemic.
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