Tutorials & DIY


Running a quality masquerade takes a lot of time, love, and a valuable team to help prepare. It's not for the faint of heart. A good jumping off point for anyone looking to start or take over a masquerade is the ICG Guidelines: Ensuring Fair Competition. This is updated regularly, and is up for review in 2016.

Multiple members of the NoVA Costumers' Guild worked with Marty Gear over the years. A Marty Gear run masquerade was known to be top notch in the industry and we want to continue his legacy.

A video full of the feels for many of our members so you can see our beloved Uncle Vlad in action as Monster of Ceremonies:

Feel free to contact us via our Facebook page if you would like help or advice with your masquerade.