December 15 - 17, 2023 Midwest's winter convention in Chicago.

CAD Events

CAD has a huge variety of events happening throughout the weekend, designed to give fans an awesome place to socialize, talk about their favorite shows, and have a ton of fun. We have cosplay contests, gaming tournaments, fan-run panels, and a ConSweet filled with unlimited free ramen and Mountain Dew.

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Click on a specific event for more details.

Interested in being a maid cafe maid or butler? Apply to be a maid or butler here.

This is in no way a complete list of the events, as every year has a schedule with tons of rooms filled with different things happening. Closer to the convention such a schedule will be released here.

Official Hours
Friday: 2pm to 2am
Saturday: 10am to 2am
Sunday: 10am to 5pm

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Credits Remaining

Credits Remaining

Credits Remaining: Chicago’s largest convention arcade provider. We specialize in providing Midwest conventions with superior arcade machines, blending classic American Arcades with Japanese rhythm games. Featured favorites are: House of the Dead, Jubeat, Marvel vs Capcom 2, Nostalgia, and everyone’s favorite— Dance Dance Revolution! Join us at conventions across the Midwest! Check them out at a convention where you can enjoy all sorts of arcade games, dance games, music games, and more, in the convention’s gaming room!

Aeonica Cosplay Karaoke

Aeonica Cosplay Karaoke

Aeonica Cosplay Karaoke is known for providing Karaoke entertainment and Anime Idol events.

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