Steven Universe cosplayers gather outside the Phoenix Convention Center. Photo credit: Erin Thorburn.
Phoenix Fan Fusion 2023: Sights from the amazing gathering
Cosplayers, gamers, vendors, visitors and more gathered for an action-packed day at Phoenix Fan Fusion 2023. Crowded as the Phoenix Convention Center was, the overall atmosphere and mood was lively and positive this Saturday. Even a couple of out-of-commission escalators didn't dampen the excitement and energy of attendees eager to see their favorite fandom panels or press on with power shopping in Exhibit Hall 1 (where the bulk of merchandise and celebrity autographs are wielded).
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One of the most captivating aspects of Phoenix Fan Fusion is its cosplay attendees. Many of these fan fusioners put extensive thought — and often hours — into their costumery. From Jedi Masters and Marvel favorites to Disney princesses and anime icons, there are so many creative wardrobes to admire at this event. These masterful cosplayers are also usually willing to pose for photos and share the "story" behind their alter egos.
Take a look at some of our favorite cosplayers and beloved actor from the original Star Trek series:
There's still one more day to catch the cosplayers and creativity of Phoenix Fan Fusion 2023!