Make way for Queen D! The self-proclaimed southern queen of crossplay! She’s back for 2019 to help make NDK NYE one of the best ever! Known for her wild antics and insane style of hosting shows, causing general chaos, and eating chicken nuggets! A known makeup artist, she has traveled all over the country blessing peasants…Uh…attendees with her shenanigans.
Please welcome Heather (aka HeatherAfter Cosplay) as NDK NYE’s second special guest!
Heather will be hosting a new panel: Formal Cosplay – How to Create Formal Outfits for Your Favorite Characters. This panel will also feature several talented cosplay artists who have offered to share their creations and experiences!
Join them at 7:00 pm!
Denver Marriott South @ Park Meadows
10345 Park Meadows Dr.
Lone Tree, CO 80124
$104 + taxes & fees a night!
There is a DRESS CODE for this event. By registering online or at the door, you are agreeing to follow the dress code guidelines. If you are denied admittance into the dance for not meeting dress code, your registration fee will be refunded, however, NDK will not reimburse any additional costs you may have incurred to attend this event.
Dress Code guidelines and suggestions are available at-length on this website. You are also encouraged to ask the staff for further assistance prior to NYE.
We have been made aware of a few concerns and rumors on social media in past years regarding the NDK NYE Dress Code. Please see this post for details.
Hours of Operation & Schedule
Starting December 31:
- 5:30 pm Registration, Operations, and Coat Check open
- 6:00 Ballroom Doors Open! Artists Alley Opens. NEW: Dance Instruction in Main Ballroom.
- 7:00 Board Gaming, Shooting Gallery, Video Gaming & Pachinko Parlor opens
- 7:00 NEW: Formalizing your Cosplay with HeatherAfter Cosplay (Englewood)
- 7:30 Music and dancing begins! Photos by CG Photog open in ballroom.
- 8:00 NEW: Queen D’s Decade in Review
- 8:30 Royalty Contest check-in opens
- 9:30 NEW: Make your own Ears for the Year of the Rat with HeatherAfter Cosplay
- 9:30 Royalty Contest check-in closes
- 10:00 Royal Court Red Carpet, Royalty Winners announced in ballroom
- 11:00 Photo Area closes, Registration closes
- 11:54 The Final Countdown! (All events pause for the countdown in the Ballroom)
- 12:00 NDKNYE After Hours! 18+ games
- 1:00 Video Gaming & Pachinko Parlor closes
Countdown to NDK NYE
New Year Countdown!
Make way for Queen D! The self-proclaimed southern queen of crossplay! (What a mouthful!)
You may recognize her from her wildly unsuccessful YouTube show the Dlist!
Queen D is a fourteen-year seasoned cosplay veteran, emcee, and burlesque performer! Known for her wild antics and insane style of hosting shows, causing general chaos, and eating chicken nuggets! A known makeup artist, she has traveled all over the country blessing peasants…Uh…attendees with her shenanigans. Queen D is so thrilled to be back in the city with no air and once again a guest at NDK NYE!
Heather (aka. HeatherAfter Cosplay) is an artist, model and longtime cosplayer. A part of the convention scene since 1996, her passion for cosplay and all things pop culture led Heather to quickly become a Master level cosplayer. She has been honored to be a cosplay judge and/or guest at conventions throughout the country, as well as represent various businesses and charity organizations as a cosplay model and spokesmodel. Heather currently utilizes her sewing skills restoring high-end antique rugs for museums and private collectors, and works as a freelance illustrator designing logos, mascots, and other fun things in her spare time. She also creates artwork together with her husband Jason as his colorist. Sony Entertainment’s video game department, Marvel, Image Comics, Amazon, and Google are just a few of the companies that she has worked with, and her art has appeared in numerous publications worldwide.