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Register – General Admission

Anime Milwaukee (AMKE) welcomes you to another fantastic year! To enter the convention and enjoy it to the fullest, you must purchase a convention badge. Your badge enables you to see everything around the convention and identifies you as part of Anime Milwaukee. Your purchased badge is good for the entire weekend of the convention.

HOURS (2020)

  • Thursday: 6 PM to 10 PM
  • Friday: 9 AM to 10 PM
  • Saturday: 9 AM to 10 PM
  • Sunday: 9 AM to 1 PM


Wisconsin Center – Hall D (3rd Floor)

Directions: Take the escalators up 2 floors to the 3rd floor. Walk forward and the entrance to Hall D will be on your left.

Take the Elevators next to the escalators along Vel R. Phillips Ave. When you get off, turn left and walk straight. Hall D will be on your left.

After Dec. 31, tickets will only be purchasable with the pick-up option.

Badge Mailing closes on Dec. 31, 2019 11:59 PM CST.

General 3-Day


At-con price

This gets you a weekend badge for AMKE 2020 that you will pick up in the Pre-Registration line at the convention!

Children 3-Day


Standard Price

This gets you a weekend badge for AMKE 2020 for children ages 7-12! (Must be accompanied by a paying adult).

Single Day Badges

General badges for 1 Day for people age 13 and older. Valid until 11:59PM. See FAQ for details.

General Friday


This gets you a Friday (1-Day) badge for AMKE 2020 that you will pick up in the Pre-Registration line at the convention on Friday, Feb 14th!

General Saturday


This gets you a Saturday (1-Day) badge for AMKE 2020 that you will pick up in the Pre-Registration line at the convention on Saturday, Feb 15th!

General Sunday


This gets you a Sunday (1-Day) badge for AMKE 2020 that you will pick up in the Pre-Registration line at the convention on Sunday, Feb 16th!

*Prices may be subject to change*

Pricing Chart

  Tier 1
(Mar 1 – Apr 30)
Tier 2
(May 1 – Sept 30)
Tier 3
(Oct 1 – Dec 31)
General (Pick-up) $40 $45 $50
General (Mailed) $45 $50 $55
Children (7-12) $15 $15 $15
Children (6 & Under) FREE FREE FREE

At-Con Pricing

Friday (1 Day) Saturday (1 Day) Sunday (1 Day) Weekend
$45 $50 $40 $60


Did you forget to pre-register for Anime Milwaukee? Have no fear! If you have a smartphone or tablet, you can access the Anime Milwaukee website when you arrive at the convention and order your 1-day badge online via EventBrite starting Saturday, February 1, 2020. You can skip the pay stations and go straight to the badge pickup line. We will print your badge for you, and you’ll be ready to enjoy everything the convention has to offer!

VIP and group registration are not available at the door. Eligible groups must have submitted their group registration before the pre-registration cutoff date and been confirmed by the Registration team.


VIP Badges

VIP Admission

This wonderful, awesome, super spectacular Anime Milwaukee 2020 VIP Badge comes with:

  • Special Badge Art
  • Swag! (Anime Milwaukee T-Shirt, exclusive VIP ONLY lanyard, and some other special goodies that are TBD)
  • Priority seating at all Main Programming Events (Does not include attendee hosted panels/events)
  • VIP only autograph session
  • Free badge mailing

Only 150 of these bad boys are available for $150.00 each, so get them while you can.

If you already registered, email our Registration Department, to arrange an upgrade!

VIP Registration closes January 3rd, 2020!

VIP+ Admission

Score all the perks of our VIP Badge but with the added benefit of a VIP Cocktail Hour with the Guests for only $200.00! Only 50 are available, so grab these up faster than you’re working on that last minute cosplay!

If you already registered, email our Registration Department, to arrange an upgrade!

VIP+ Registration closes January 3rd, 2020!


Staff & Volunteer

Did you know that our staff are made up completely of dedicated volunteers?  Many of these individuals are professionals in similar fields as those that they supply to Anime Milwaukee, but there dedication and love for the Anime Milwaukee and you, our attendees, is just a calling sparked in each one of them.  Do you think you have that calling? Consider joining our staff of talented and dedicated individuals.

Calling all volunteers! Ever want to be a part of the behind-the-scenes of Anime Milwaukee or just want to get your badge covered in exchange for volunteering for the convention? We can help with community service hours and more.


Panel submissions for 2020 is AVAILABLE UNTIL NOVEMBER 30, 2019.

We’re looking for all kinds of events:

  • Workshops and Demos
  • Educational and Historical Panels
  • Show-centered Fan Events
  • Kids Events
  • Socials and meetups
  • Something else we didn’t think of! Surprise us!

You can get reimbursed for up to 2 badges! Our variety and quality of panels depend on various community members submitting ideas, so apply away.

Last year, our panel applications were available from August to November. Acceptance emails were sent out around the end of December.

If you have any questions related to the form or otherwise, please email or through our Contact form. If there is no response within 3-5 business days, please contact us through our Facebook page.


Anime Milwaukee welcomes publications and media to come and see what we are all about.  We provide our Press with accommodations not seen at many other convention events such as exclusive guest interview sessions, media kits and more!

Be sure to sign up for the press release mailing list, so that you will be the first to know when something new is coming in for Anime Milwaukee!

For further questions, Contact the Press Department Manager at

2020 Press Applications are now open. Please see Press & Photographers tab for more information.