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  • Sunday, May 28, 2017 9 am - 3 pm
  • Saturday, May 27, 2017 9 am - 10:30 pm
  • Friday, May 26, 2017 9 am - 10:30 pm

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LOCATION: Raleigh Convention Center - 500 S Salisbury St

Animazement returns May 26-28 for its ninth year at the Raleigh Convention Center! This colorful convention celebrates popular Japanese visual culture in all of its forms. Action-packed and filled with events dedicated to the world of anime, over 14,000 attendees will fill the streets of downtown Raleigh during this innovative event!

Cost: adult: $65/ child (6-12): $50 https://www.animazement.com/attendee-registration/

Associated Street Closures:

Date:  Saturday, May 27

The following street is closed on Saturday, May 27 from 11 am until 8 pm:

Fayetteville Street between Davie Street and Lenoir Street

Note: Local vehicular traffic will have access to the 500 block of Fayetteville Street.