Winterfest Schedule

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Please Note: All Times are in the Eastern Timezone (EST)

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Winterfest Saturday Panels and Events

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Panels 311
Panels 311
Saturday Warm Up
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Time to stretch those muscles and prep them for conventioning again. Join us as we lead everyone through a relaxing workout to prep for day.
Saturday Warm Up

Time to stretch those muscles and prep them for conventioning again. Join us as we lead everyone through a relaxing workout to prep for day.

Formal Euro-American Tea Service Demo
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
With the rise of steampunk and affinities for Victorian-era etiquette, more people are discovering a love of tea and tea parties. We'll discuss the history of tea, proper brewing, recipes for delicious goodies and etiquette for service and partaking.
Formal Euro-American Tea Service Demo

With the rise of steampunk and affinities for Victorian-era etiquette, more people are discovering a love of tea and tea parties. We'll discuss the history of tea, proper brewing, recipes for delicious goodies and etiquette for service and partaking.

Squid Game
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Games from the Netflix Original Show "Squid Game" and test your skill to see if you could pass these children games from Korea. Winners will receive a prize.
Squid Game

Games from the Netflix Original Show "Squid Game" and test your skill to see if you could pass these children games from Korea. Winners will receive a prize.

Sensei Josh Q&A
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Sensei Josh Q&A

Genshin: Windblume Festival
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Join the inhabitants of Genshin Impact in an hour of fun, interactive games and challenges!
Genshin: Windblume Festival

Join the inhabitants of Genshin Impact in an hour of fun, interactive games and challenges!

Actor-oke
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Can you Act? Like to find out? Come join us for Actoroke. Interactive Entertainment Platform were you can play the part in a scene.
Actor-oke

Can you Act? Like to find out? Come join us for Actoroke. Interactive Entertainment Platform were you can play the part in a scene.

Heroic House Party
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The House Ninja is a costumed DJ, producer, and entertainer who plays a mix of electronic music paired with energetic, audio-visual performances. Join your host for an unforgettable evening of dancing, lights, and geeky revelry.
Heroic House Party
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The House Ninja is a costumed DJ, producer, and entertainer who plays a mix of electronic music paired with energetic, audio-visual performances. Join your host for an unforgettable evening of dancing, lights, and geeky revelry.

The House Ninja is a costumed DJ, producer, and entertainer who plays a mix of electronic music paired with energetic, audio-visual performances. Join your host for an unforgettable evening of dancing, lights, and geeky revelry.

Panels 312
Panels 312
Panels 312
MCU Phase 4 & Beyond
10:00 am - 11:00 am
After an entire year without any projects, The MCU is finally back and has expanded into television. We'll discuss what projects have already been released and what is to come in the near future.
MCU Phase 4 & Beyond

After an entire year without any projects, The MCU is finally back and has expanded into television. We'll discuss what projects have already been released and what is to come in the near future.

Nerdy Nostalgia
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Remember the great animes of yesteryear, and discover some hidden gems (or unique anomalies). If you're lucky, you might see Macross, Shoujo, Sailor Moon, Ronin Warriors, Urusei or more!
Nerdy Nostalgia

Remember the great animes of yesteryear, and discover some hidden gems (or unique anomalies). If you're lucky, you might see Macross, Shoujo, Sailor Moon, Ronin Warriors, Urusei or more!

AMV Showcase
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
AMV Showcase

Curly Cosplay: Cosplay Your Own Way!
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Curly Cosplay: Cosplay Your Own Way!

The Life of a Content Creator
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Come talk with SomecallmeJohnny and Nayrman about the life of content creation, particularly of the gaming variety! Videos, lets plays, streaming, live events; these two have done some of everything!
The Life of a Content Creator

Come talk with SomecallmeJohnny and Nayrman about the life of content creation, particularly of the gaming variety! Videos, lets plays, streaming, live events; these two have done some of everything!

Infinite Quest: Live from Winterfest
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Join Infinite Quest for a live podcast extravaganza as they record another interactive, audience- participation ADHDnD adventure starring Helvetica and Blumken (DM'd by series regular Chris).
Infinite Quest: Live from Winterfest

Join Infinite Quest for a live podcast extravaganza as they record another interactive, audience- participation ADHDnD adventure starring Helvetica and Blumken (DM'd by series regular Chris).

YouTube Production
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Have you ever wondered how some of your favorite fan content is made? Then this is the panel for you! Come join YouTuber ILoveKimPossiblealotAlot as she breaks down and discusses how a wide range of content is made. If you are curious about content like YouTube reviews, animations, radio dramas, animatic editing, art, and more is made , this panel covers it all!
YouTube Production

Have you ever wondered how some of your favorite fan content is made? Then this is the panel for you! Come join YouTuber ILoveKimPossiblealotAlot as she breaks down and discusses how a wide range of content is made. If you are curious about content like YouTube reviews, animations, radio dramas, animatic editing, art, and more is made , this panel covers it all!

Kimetsu no Yaiba: Demon Slayers
8:30 pm - 9:30 pm
In Demon Slayer, demons that hunt humans are hidden among them. Humanity's only hope is the Demon Slayer Corps, humans with weapons designed to fight demons. Come learn about the missions they go through in order to fight demons & save them as well.
Kimetsu no Yaiba: Demon Slayers

In Demon Slayer, demons that hunt humans are hidden among them. Humanity's only hope is the Demon Slayer Corps, humans with weapons designed to fight demons. Come learn about the missions they go through in order to fight demons & save them as well.

Workshops 313
Workshops 313
Workshops 313
Basic Crochet 101 *
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Welcome to Crochet 101 where we will hook you in by telling a yarn about most of the basic stitches, such as chain, single, and double, to create your own works of art; such as a small bow that we will make by the end of class.
Basic Crochet 101 *

Welcome to Crochet 101 where we will hook you in by telling a yarn about most of the basic stitches, such as chain, single, and double, to create your own works of art; such as a small bow that we will make by the end of class.

Rock Painting *
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Paint some rocks! Trade them, gift them, hide them to spread some kindness, or just keep it as an awesome memento.
Rock Painting *

Paint some rocks! Trade them, gift them, hide them to spread some kindness, or just keep it as an awesome memento.

Colored Pencil Techniques *
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Let's learn to blend, mix, and build up color pencil. We will cover the differences in brands and the proper paper to use.
Colored Pencil Techniques *

Let's learn to blend, mix, and build up color pencil. We will cover the differences in brands and the proper paper to use.

Create Your Own Pinback Buttons! *
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Make your own buttons from templates provided or ink whatever you want to say or draw! You'll leave with 3-5 buttons personalized by YOU!
Create Your Own Pinback Buttons! *

Make your own buttons from templates provided or ink whatever you want to say or draw! You'll leave with 3-5 buttons personalized by YOU!

Make Your Own LED Cloud $
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Craft your own glowing cloud using the power of Arduino, LED strips, hot glue, and other household items!
Make Your Own LED Cloud $

Craft your own glowing cloud using the power of Arduino, LED strips, hot glue, and other household items! This easy workshop walks you through the basics of using an Arduino microcontroller and pre-built libraries to control custom looks for LED strips. You will also learn the basics of soldering, as there will be some hardware building involved in the workshop ⚡ At the end of the workshop, you'll walk away with a cool, glowy cloud that you can hang anywhere, basic knowledge of how to build an electronic circuit, and some sick new soldering skills. If you have a laptop, please bring it with you for the coding section of the class. If you don't have one, never fear - the instructor will have a computer so you can upload code to the cloud.

Kandi & Bracelet Making *
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Come on by to join fellow con attendees in the making and sharing of kandi bead bracelets and charms! Learn cool techniques, make some highly personalized fandom bracelets, or just do your own thing!
Kandi & Bracelet Making *

Come on by to join fellow con attendees in the making and sharing of kandi bead bracelets and charms! Learn cool techniques, make some highly personalized fandom bracelets, or just do your own thing!

Color your Heart Out *
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Come color with us! Adult coloring books have surged in popularity and there's good reason why. Gather some dopamine and spoons, and color to your heart's content.
Color your Heart Out *

Come color with us! Adult coloring books have surged in popularity and there's good reason why. Gather some dopamine and spoons, and color to your heart's content.

Shrinky Dink Ornaments *
8:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Shrinky Dink Ornaments *

Winterfest Saturday Panels and Events
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Winterfest Sunday Panels and Events

10 am
11 am
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7 pm
Panels 312
Panels 312
Panels 312
Madoka Magica: 10th Anniversary
10:00 am - 11:00 am
10 Years ago, a magical girl anime redefined the genre. We'll look back at a show that expanded and grew in ways very few magical-girl anime were able. We'll talk about the history of the show, the spin-offs and what's to come in the near future.
Madoka Magica: 10th Anniversary

10 Years ago, a magical girl anime redefined the genre. We'll look back at a show that expanded and grew in ways very few magical-girl anime were able. We'll talk about the history of the show, the spin-offs and what's to come in the near future.

Yarns for your Cosplays
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
There are tons of different yarns but which is best for your cosplay? We'll cover materials, costs, seasons, stitches and more!
Yarns for your Cosplays

There are tons of different yarns but which is best for your cosplay? We'll cover materials, costs, seasons, stitches and more!

Pokemon: Kanto to Galar
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Whether you've been into Pokemon since Kanto or your start was Galar, this panel is for you. We'll discuss the games, anime, TCG and all aspects of Pokemon as they've evolved through the years. We'll even have some updates directly from Japan.
Pokemon: Kanto to Galar

Whether you've been into Pokemon since Kanto or your start was Galar, this panel is for you. We'll discuss the games, anime, TCG and all aspects of Pokemon as they've evolved through the years. We'll even have some updates directly from Japan.

Lessons from the Gaming Table
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
This panel will discuss how a player's needs, failures, and successes at the gaming table can be directly applied to navigating the real-world challenges of living with neurodiversity.
Lessons from the Gaming Table

This panel will discuss how a player's needs, failures, and successes at the gaming table can be directly applied to navigating the real-world challenges of living with neurodiversity.

Japanese Myths: Myths Of Terror
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Join us and share some scary stories from your favorite Japanese myths like the Kushisakeonna and Teke Teke.
Japanese Myths: Myths Of Terror

Join us and share some scary stories from your favorite Japanese myths like the Kushisakeonna and Teke Teke.

Workshops 313
Workshops 313
Workshops 313
Wand Making Class *
10:00 am - 11:00 am
In this class we will cover how to make your very own wand using a dowel rod, hot glue, and paint. Additional items, such as glitter and crystal could be added as well. By the end of the class, everyone should be casting spells!
Wand Making Class *

In this class we will cover how to make your very own wand using a dowel rod, hot glue, and paint. Additional items, such as glitter and crystal could be added as well. By the end of the class, everyone should be casting spells!

Flower Crown Class *
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Flower crowns are the perfect accessory for Fantasy cosplays or if you are a flower child at heart, so join us as we teach you how to make a beautiful flower crown using fake flowers, ribbon, and wire.
Flower Crown Class *

Flower crowns are the perfect accessory for Fantasy cosplays or if you are a flower child at heart, so join us as we teach you how to make a beautiful flower crown using fake flowers, ribbon, and wire.

Silicone FX Makeup for Cosplay Demo
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Looking to up your Cosplay game? Come watch as FX Makeup Guru, Spat Oktan, walks you through the use of Skin Tite silicone from Smooth-On to make scars, burns, and gashes, quickly and easily.
Silicone FX Makeup for Cosplay Demo

Looking to up your Cosplay game? Come watch as FX Makeup Guru, Spat Oktan, walks you through the use of Skin Tite silicone from Smooth-On to make scars, burns, and gashes, quickly and easily. Many people are nervous about working with silicone, but come learn how simple it really is. The panel will also cover makeup choices to paint and detail the silicone as well as a list of Cosplay friendly bloods. Don’t miss out on this live demo!

Gunpla for Beginners $25 fee
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Ever been interested in Japanese Gundam Plastic Model Kits, Gunpla? Well you're in luck as this workshop will be covering the basics in all things Gunpla.
Gunpla for Beginners $25 fee

Ever been interested in Japanese Gundam Plastic Model Kits, Gunpla? Well you're in luck as this workshop will be covering the basics in all things Gunpla.

Perler Extravaganza *
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Perler Extravaganza *

Sailor Moon Crescent Moon Charm $13 fee
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Using jewelry wire and beads, attendees will shape their own Crescent Moon charm, adorn it with crystals & beads, creating a charm that can be worn as a pendant or used as a keychain!
Sailor Moon Crescent Moon Charm $13 fee

Using jewelry wire and beads, attendees will shape their own Crescent Moon charm, adorn it with crystals & beads, creating a charm that can be worn as a pendant or used as a keychain! 45 minutes/class size 30

Winterfest Sunday Panels and Events

Maps and Autographs

GWCC Floor 4 (street level)

GWCC Floor 3

GWCC Exhibit Hall Floor 1

Anairis Quinones

Saturday
10am – 12p
3p – 6p

Sunday
10a – 11a
1p – 2p

AJ Beckles

Saturday
10a-12p
3p – 6p

Sunday
10a – 1p

Billy West

Saturday
11:30a – 2p
5:30p – 7p

Sunday
2:30p – 4p

Caleb Hyles

See Caleb after his
performances for
autograph opportunities!

Steve Blum

Saturday
2:30p – 5p

Sunday
11:30a – 1p
4p – 5:30p

Zeno Robinson

Saturday
10am – 12p
3 – 6p

Sunday
10a-11a
1p – 2:30p

Gaming Events

Please Note: All Times are in the Eastern Timezone (EST)

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Winterfest Saturday Gaming Events

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Tournaments
Tournaments
Tournaments
Smash Brothers Ultimate Singles Pools Wave A
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
$10 per player to enter, 70/20/10 pot split to the winners
Smash Brothers Ultimate Singles Pools Wave A
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
$10 per player to enter, 70/20/10 pot split to the winners

$10 per player to enter, 70/20/10 pot split to the winners

Smash Brothers Ultimate Singles Pools Wave B
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
$10 per player to enter, 70/20/10 pot split to the winners
Smash Brothers Ultimate Singles Pools Wave B
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
$10 per player to enter, 70/20/10 pot split to the winners

$10 per player to enter, 70/20/10 pot split to the winners

Smash Brothers Ultimate Singles Pools Wave C
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Smash Brothers Ultimate Singles Pools Wave C
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Tekken 7 Tournament
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
$10 per player to enter, 70/20/10 pot split to the winners
Tekken 7 Tournament
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
$10 per player to enter, 70/20/10 pot split to the winners

$10 per player to enter, 70/20/10 pot split to the winners

Smash Brothers Ultimate Singles Pools Wave D
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
$10 per player to enter, 70/20/10 pot split to the winners
Smash Brothers Ultimate Singles Pools Wave D
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
$10 per player to enter, 70/20/10 pot split to the winners

$10 per player to enter, 70/20/10 pot split to the winners

Smash Brothers Ultimate Singles Top 32
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$10 per player to enter, 70/20/10 pot split to the winners
Smash Brothers Ultimate Singles Top 32
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$10 per player to enter, 70/20/10 pot split to the winners

$10 per player to enter, 70/20/10 pot split to the winners

Melty Blood Type Lumina Tournament
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$10 per player to enter, 70/20/10 pot split to the winners
Melty Blood Type Lumina Tournament
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$10 per player to enter, 70/20/10 pot split to the winners

$10 per player to enter, 70/20/10 pot split to the winners

RPGs
RPGs
RPGs
Learn to Play - 11a
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
D&D, Pathfinder, Starfinder, and a variety of other systems (as available) for everyone to try out! No experience or materials are required! Events are walk-up, first-come, first-served only.
Learn to Play - 11a
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
D&D, Pathfinder, Starfinder, and a variety of other systems (as available) for everyone to try out! No experience or materials are required! Events are walk-up, first-come, first-served only.

D&D, Pathfinder, Starfinder, and a variety of other systems (as available) for everyone to try out! No experience or materials are required! Events are walk-up, first-come, first-served only.

Learn to Play - 1p
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
D&D, Pathfinder, Starfinder, and a variety of other systems (as available) for everyone to try out! No experience or materials are required! Events are walk-up, first-come, first-served only.
Learn to Play - 1p
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
D&D, Pathfinder, Starfinder, and a variety of other systems (as available) for everyone to try out! No experience or materials are required! Events are walk-up, first-come, first-served only.

D&D, Pathfinder, Starfinder, and a variety of other systems (as available) for everyone to try out! No experience or materials are required! Events are walk-up, first-come, first-served only.

Learn to Play - 3p
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
D&D, Pathfinder, Starfinder, and a variety of other systems (as available) for everyone to try out! No experience or materials are required! Events are walk-up, first-come, first-served only.
Learn to Play - 3p
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
D&D, Pathfinder, Starfinder, and a variety of other systems (as available) for everyone to try out! No experience or materials are required! Events are walk-up, first-come, first-served only.

D&D, Pathfinder, Starfinder, and a variety of other systems (as available) for everyone to try out! No experience or materials are required! Events are walk-up, first-come, first-served only.

Learn to Play - 5p
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
D&D, Pathfinder, Starfinder, and a variety of other systems (as available) for everyone to try out! No experience or materials are required! Events are walk-up, first-come, first-served only.
Learn to Play - 5p
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
D&D, Pathfinder, Starfinder, and a variety of other systems (as available) for everyone to try out! No experience or materials are required! Events are walk-up, first-come, first-served only.

D&D, Pathfinder, Starfinder, and a variety of other systems (as available) for everyone to try out! No experience or materials are required! Events are walk-up, first-come, first-served only.

Learn to Play - 7p
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
D&D, Pathfinder, Starfinder, and a variety of other systems (as available) for everyone to try out! No experience or materials are required! Events are walk-up, first-come, first-served only.
Learn to Play - 7p
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
D&D, Pathfinder, Starfinder, and a variety of other systems (as available) for everyone to try out! No experience or materials are required! Events are walk-up, first-come, first-served only.

D&D, Pathfinder, Starfinder, and a variety of other systems (as available) for everyone to try out! No experience or materials are required! Events are walk-up, first-come, first-served only.

Winterfest Saturday Gaming Events

Winterfest Sunday Gaming Events

10 am
11 am
12 pm
1 pm
2 pm
3 pm
4 pm
5 pm
6 pm
7 pm
RPGs
RPGs
RPGs
Learn to Play RPGs - 11a
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
D&D, Pathfinder, Starfinder, and a variety of other systems (as available) for everyone to try out! No experience or materials are required! Events are walk-up, first-come, first-served only.
Learn to Play RPGs - 11a
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
D&D, Pathfinder, Starfinder, and a variety of other systems (as available) for everyone to try out! No experience or materials are required! Events are walk-up, first-come, first-served only.

D&D, Pathfinder, Starfinder, and a variety of other systems (as available) for everyone to try out! No experience or materials are required! Events are walk-up, first-come, first-served only.

Learn to Play RPGs - 1pm
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
D&D, Pathfinder, Starfinder, and a variety of other systems (as available) for everyone to try out! No experience or materials are required! Events are walk-up, first-come, first-served only.
Learn to Play RPGs - 1pm
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
D&D, Pathfinder, Starfinder, and a variety of other systems (as available) for everyone to try out! No experience or materials are required! Events are walk-up, first-come, first-served only.

D&D, Pathfinder, Starfinder, and a variety of other systems (as available) for everyone to try out! No experience or materials are required! Events are walk-up, first-come, first-served only.

Learn to Play RPGs - 3p
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
D&D, Pathfinder, Starfinder, and a variety of other systems (as available) for everyone to try out! No experience or materials are required! Events are walk-up, first-come, first-served only.
Learn to Play RPGs - 3p
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
D&D, Pathfinder, Starfinder, and a variety of other systems (as available) for everyone to try out! No experience or materials are required! Events are walk-up, first-come, first-served only.

D&D, Pathfinder, Starfinder, and a variety of other systems (as available) for everyone to try out! No experience or materials are required! Events are walk-up, first-come, first-served only.

Learn to Play RPGs - 5pm
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
D&D, Pathfinder, Starfinder, and a variety of other systems (as available) for everyone to try out! No experience or materials are required! Events are walk-up, first-come, first-served only.
Learn to Play RPGs - 5pm
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
D&D, Pathfinder, Starfinder, and a variety of other systems (as available) for everyone to try out! No experience or materials are required! Events are walk-up, first-come, first-served only.

D&D, Pathfinder, Starfinder, and a variety of other systems (as available) for everyone to try out! No experience or materials are required! Events are walk-up, first-come, first-served only.

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