Look no further! The Exp Plaza (previously Event Plaza) is the place to hang out with friends! We’ve got tons of stuff to do.

The Exp Plaza is packed with different kinds of activities. The best part? Most of our activities are available for you from the morning until late in the evening! Take a look at what we have to offer and come enjoy yourself. But don’t forget to check if you have to sign up, some of our activities or competitions have limited space.

Our activities

So, what can you experience on the Exp Plaza? We’ve got multiple kind of Trading Card Games and Tournaments, tabletop- and cardgames, Shogi, Go and Gunpla. Test out your roleplaying abilities through a campaign of Dungeons and Dragons or show off your vocal skills at the karaoke! There’s something for everyone. Check out all the activities below.

Restrictions

You can bring your bags and cosplay props to our activities and you can even have a drink or something to eat. But please be mindful to keep everything nice and clean and that you can’t eat at some places. Many activities need clean tables. Before you sit, please be mindful it’s at a designated lounge zone and not at an activity. Please note that the no-smoking policy is always in effect at the Exp Plaza.

Availability
Weekend and day visitors.

Location
Bakkerij 1

Opening hours
Friday: 14:00 – 03:00
Saturday: 10:00 – 03:00
Sunday: 10:00 - 17:00 

What to do at the Exp Plaza

Aniplaza
Aniplaza
Attention, Trainers and Duelists! Are you the best Pokémon or Yu-Gi-Oh Trading Card Game player in the Netherlands? Or would...
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Atsusacon: Ninja VS Samurai!
Atsusacon: Ninja VS Samurai!
Live it up and show off your best ninja skills at the shuriken booth of Atsusacon: Ninja VS Samurai!
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Bagger Anime
Bagger Anime
At Boeren Anime Gilde Groningen En Regio (BAGGER) stand you can find a summary of our meetings this year, how...
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Barpig
Barpig
BARPIG is a culmination of hilariously fun group activities to challenge your friends, but watch out! Those same friends might...
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Cosplay Repair point: De Foamtastische Huiskamer
Cosplay Repair point: De Foamtastische Huiskamer
Everything for your creation! Practicing a creative hobby is good for mental health. While working on it, you will be...
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Dianto’s Relax & Go
Dianto’s Relax & Go
Back by popular demand: Dianto will be giving massages again at AnimeCon this year.
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DMVDBERG Photography
DMVDBERG Photography
Would you like to have an epic photo of your cosplay or convention look? Visit us at DMVDBERG Photography!
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Dutch20
Dutch20
Dutch20's goal is to bring people together via the best hobby there is, role-playing games! Although Dungeons & Dragons is...
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Gamers of the West
Gamers of the West
Gamers of the West is an interesting mix of art and tabletop games. They are at AnimeCon this year, organising...
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Go-Seki
Go-Seki
Go is a traditional Japanese board game. The rules of Go are elegant, organic, and rigorously logical. If intelligent life...
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GoCosplayers
GoCosplayers
Ready to play some unique games? GoCosplayers has got one for cosplayers and one for Pokémon fans.
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Het Duivelsei
Het Duivelsei
Het Duivelsei, the student board game association of Leiden, has over 500 board and card games in their collection and...
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Periscoop Anime
Periscoop Anime
Periscoop Anime distributes Anime movies to Dutch cinemas and also sells them on Bluray and DVD. If you visit them...
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Photobooth
Photobooth
The guys of the Photobooth presenting the Dutch version of a Japanese Purikura
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Shogi
Shogi
Shogi is the Japanese version of chess: Sho means general and Gi means board game. It lets you take charge...
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Sig Plamo
Sig Plamo
A multi-level event with the aim of introducing Plamo (Plastic Model building) to con-goers who are not yet familiar with...
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Urban Games: Murder Game
Urban Games: Murder Game
The Murder Game is back! Let's take an awesome, hectic and beloved formula... And bring it into the digital age!...
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Competitions and Sign-up

The Exp Plaza has many continuous events where you can walk in and out as you please. Some activities like Dungeons & Dragons, TCG competitions or other games require you to sign up beforehand. At the convention, please check your Animecon booklet or the designated area for said activity. Good luck and have fun!