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Holiday Matsuri 2018


ORLANDO, FLORIDA – December 14th – 16th, 2018

Join the Holmat Team, and enjoy some awesome perks!


. Artist Application has begun processing as of June 1st, 2018 @ 12:00 AM ET. Any applications submitted after that point will be considered as part of a second round of invites, if necessary.

Are you an independent artist that wants to show off their craft in the Vendor Room? Join us in the Vendor Room with a discounted table, just for Artist Alley!

6′ Artist Tables are $175. Application is required to attend.

Open Artist Application


. Guest Application is kept up year round, and the application is considered at different times during the year. Applications not considered in 2018 will be considered for future years.

Think you have what it takes to be a Guest at Holiday Matsuri? Apply today!

Open Guest Application

Press/Photographer Application

. Press/Photographer application is currently open. There is currently no time frame for processing the application and sending out invitations.

Want to help us cover the convention? Want to put on photo shoots? Apply to the Press/Photographer Application!

Press Photographer
  • Required to cover assigned events.
  • Free Badge(s) provided
  • Not required to cover events.
  • Discounted Badge code provided

NOTE: Paid Photoshoots are only permitted for accepted Press and Photographers. For Photographers accepted into the program, they must purchase the badge provided by the discounted code. For Press, all of the Press Badges are permitted to have Paid Photoshoots. Free photoshoots are permitted by any person at Holiday Matsuri, regardless of application status, however, we recommend any photographer that wishes to have Free Photoshoots apply to the Photographer application, and we will add a “Free Photographer” tag to your purchased badge.

Open Press/Photographer Application

Press/Photographer Application

. Staff and Access Control Applications are currently open. Staff Applications close October 1st, 2018 at 12:00 AM ET. Access Control Applications close Dec 10, 2018 at 12:00 AM ET.

Want to work for an amazing convention, and bring smiles to the faces of so many? Join our Staff or Access Control teams! Get paid for working at an awesome convention, meet the team, and build your resume!

Staff Access Control
  • Less flexible Hours
  • More responsibility
  • Hotel Rooms provided
  • More opportunities to see the back end of the convention.
  • Flexible Hours
  • Simple responsibilities

NOTE: All Staff and Access Control teams will be paid for 2018. Access Control teams will be paid onsite.

Open Staff Application
Open Access Control Application