FAQ

Where is AO Fest in 2018?
University of Hawaii in Manoa on Oahu. The event will be in UH Ballroom, Campus Center Computer Lab and Outside of Campus Center.

When is AO Fest?
AO Fest is on June 23, 2018.  The event is split into two events.

The AO Festival on June 23, 2018, Saturday during the day and the very first Hawaii Anime Awards in the evening where we host an award show for the best in anime. Come dress to impress!

Are Outside Drinks & Food allowed
No outside food allowed. Food vendors will be available at AO Fest

What is the attire?
Casual attire is acceptable. Attendees will be able to come in Cosplay. No shirt or shoes will be turned away from the event.

What is the refund policy?
There will be no refunds after 30-days to the event. The last day to get a refund is May 22, 2018 for the Hawaii Animation Awards and May 23, 2018 for The AO Festival.

What is the cost for attending?
Ultimate AO Experience – $90.00 (Save $20)
Includes VIP, All-Day Event, Cosplay Cafe Ticket, and Hawaii Anime Awards, Additional Perks

VIP All-Day Admission – $50
Limited to the first 200

All-Day 
$25 – Good until March 31, 2018
$30 – Good until May 1, 2018
$35 – At The Door

Cosplay Cafe – $10, Prepackaged Meal  (Note: Must purchase a ticket to attend the event)
The Cosplay Cafe Hawaii Experience:
Note: All pre-packages come with the cafe experience & a check with your server (Polaroid photo)!

Vendor/Exhibit Space – $100

Hawaii Anime Awards – $35
Celebrate an awards dinner where we honor 25+ categories of Anime winners kicking off the best in Animation, Art, Local Projects and more! Who will take home the Ane? Start AO Fest with this first only event.

Are vendor booths available for purchase?

Yes, but you must purchase your booth in the ticket link area at www.aofest.com/tickets.