ANIMATE FLORIDA returns OCTOBER 6-8, 2017 to The Miami Airport Convention Center “The MACC”. Animate Florida is a three-day celebration of Anime, Animation, Cosplay, and Video Games, with some of the biggest names in the anime and animation industries, cosplayers, comedians, entertainers, and much more! There will be hundreds of events, such as celebrity Q&As, costume contests, video games, comedy shows, exhibitors, and artists!

ANIMATE FLORIDA will take place at The Miami Airport Convention Center “The MACC”, 711 NW 72nd Ave, Miami, FL 33126


Convention Event Hours / Exhibition Room Hours:
Friday, 1:30PM – 1:00AM / 1:30PM – 8:00PM
Saturday, 10:30AM – 2:00AM / 10:30AM – 8:00PM
Sunday, 10:30AM – 8:00PM / 10:30AM – 6:30PM


Special Voice Actor Guests already announced include:
* Maile Flanagan: The voice of NARUTO!
* Rachael Lillis: Misty, Jessie, and Jigglypuff in Pokémon, and Utena in Revolutionary Girl Utena.
* Eric Stuart: Brock and James in Pokémon, Kaiba in Yu-Gi-Oh, and Gourry in Slayers.
* Cassandra Lee Morris: Leafa in Sword Art Online, Morgana in Persona 5, Kyubey in Madoka Magica.
* David Matranga: Shoto in My Hero Academia, Bertolt Hoover in Attack on Titan, Hideki Hinata in Angel Beats.
* Morgan Berry: Tokaku in Riddle Story of Devil, Jacqueline in Show By Rock!!, Thirteen in My Hero Academia.
* Keith Silverstein: Torbjorn in Overwatch, Hisoka in Hunter x Hunter, Speedwagon in JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure.
* Dana Snyder: Master Shake in Aqua Teen, Granny in Squidbillies, The Alchemist in The Venture Bros., Plastic Man in Justice League Action, and Graballa the Hut in Lego Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures.
* Stephen L. Russell: Mr. Handy aka Codsworth, Nick Valentine, Andy, Mister Buckingham, and Harold in Fallout 3 and Fallout 4.
* Paul Amos: Jacob Frye in Assassin’s Creed Syndicate.

ALL of the voice actor guests at Animate Florida will be signing one autograph on your items for FREE! Go to for details. 

Entertainment Guests already announced include:
* The Morikami Museum – Cultural Organization
* Cafe Kira Hoshi – Maid Cafe
* South Florida Lolitas
* Carolina Manga Library
* Fantasy Super Cosplay Wrestling
* Nerd Know – Geek Entertainment Group
* Orange Anime – Anime Entertainment Group
* Gamemaster Nick – Quizmaster
* Noise Complaint – Cosplay Tap Dancing Group
* Revenge of the Nerd Comics – Comedy Show
* Lisa Corrao – Comedian / Host
* Patty Hawkins – Geek Theorist / Host
* Drunk on Disney – Podcast
* Guy Hutchinson – Panelist Guest
* DJ Anim8ted – Karaoke Master and DJ

Cosplay Guests already announced include:
* Handsome Jordan
* Haiden Hazard
* Harley’s Love Shack

Dozen’s of more guests will be announced as we get closer to the show!

Some of the other highlights for Animate Florida 2017 include:
* Multiple costume and cosplay events each day of the show, with thousands of dollars in cash and prizes on the line!
* Over 150,000 square feet of convention, ballroom, and panel room space featuring 200 booths and tables with vendors, celebrity guests, artists, and exhibits.
* Over 450 hours of programming with Q&A’s, Panels, Shows, Workshops, Tournaments, Contests, and more!
* 15,000 square feet of video games and tabletop gaming


  1. Doubletree Miami Airport Convention Center – 711 NW 72nd Ave, Miami FL. 33126: The Doubletree is currently sold out of rooms for the weekend of Animate Florida.
  2. Cambria Suites Hotel – 6750 NW 7th St., Miami FL. 33126. The Cambria is the official overflow hotel for Animate Florida and is located across the street from the Convention Center. We have a special rate of $129 for attendees. Go to and book your room now before they sell out too!