Detroit, MI October 31 - November 3
Cobo Hall & The Renaissance Center



General Location Information

Youmacon 2013 will be held October 31 – November 3 at two of the most iconic locations in Downtown Detroit: The world famous Cobo Center, and The Renaissance Center. Separating these locations is the beautiful Detroit Riverwalk. Remember, attendees traveling from outside the United States are now required to bring a passport or enhanced license to enter the country.

For Youmacon attendees, the Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center and Greektown Casino Hotel will be offering their rooms at a special discounted rates.  


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Hotel Reservation Information 

Online hotel reservations for Youmacon 2013 are now live for both The Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center and Greektown Casino.  Please note that the maximum capacity for each room is 4 people.

If reserving your hotel room by phone, make sure to mention Youmacon 2013 to take advantage of the special Youmacon attendee rates.


Official Overflow Hotel: Crowne Plaza Downtown Detroit

$125/night + taxes

Call 313-965-0200 to reserve your room. Be sure to mention you're booking for Youmacon when making your reservations to get the special convention rate. Click here to reserve online.


 Official Overflow Hotel: Greektown Casino Hotel

$129/night + taxesSOLD OUT




Main Convention Hotel: Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center

$133/night + taxes SOLD OUT


Official Overflow Hotel: Holiday Inn Express

$119.00/night + taxesSOLD OUT



Please consult the above map for parking locations near The Renaissance Center, Cobo, and Greektown. Rates will be posted on this page when available.

By Train

The Detroit Amtrak station is located approximately 4 miles from the convention. From there it's just a short bus ride from the station to the hotel.

By Air

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport is located 21 miles from the convention. It's approximately $40 by taxi. The hotel does not provide a shuttle service from the airport.



Directions & Location

For Directions, we recommend using mapping services such as Google Maps, Bing maps, and Mapquest. The addresses of important locations are listed below.


The Detroit Marriott at the
Renaissance Center

(Convention Hotel & 24 hour events)

Renaissance Center
400 Renaissance Drive
Detroit, Michigan 48243

Click here for a map.


Cobo Center
(Dealer's Room & Day Events)

1 Washington Blvd
Detroit, MI 48226

Click here for a map.


Greektown Casino Hotel
(Official Overflow Hotel)

555 East Lafayette Avenue
Detroit, MI 48226

Click here for a map.


Holiday Inn Express
(Official Overflow Hotel)

1020 Washington Boulevard
Detroit, MI 48226


Click here for a map.


Quick Answers

When is Youmacon 2013?
October 31 - November 3rd.

Where will it be?
Cobo Center & The Detroit Marriott at the Renascence Center in Downtown Detroit, Michigan.

Do I have to wear a costume (cosplay)?
Costumes are in no way required, but they can be a lot of fun. It's up to you!

When / how can I reserve my Hotel Room?
Hotel reservations are now available for The Marriott at the Renaissance CenterGreektown Casino Hotel, & the Holiday Inn Express.  Click here for more information.

I still have more Questions!
Be sure to check out the FAQ Page. If your question is still unanswered, feel free to ask us on our Discussion Forums.

Registration Information

Event Registration will be inside the Michigan Hall at the Cobo Center

Registration Hours:

  • Friday Noon-9pm
  • Saturday 9am-7pm
  • Sunday 9am-2pm

Online Pre-Registraion badge pickup is also available Thursday from 6pm - 10pm, and Friday starting at 11am.

 At the door prices (Cash Only) are as follows:

  • Three Day: $60
  • Friday $30
  • Saturday: $40
  • Sunday: $20

Thursday's events are free and open to the public.


Sooo I know Youmacon just ended but I'm already not so patiently waiting to buy my ticket for next year :)

Crystal J. via Facebook