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Convention Calendar

Each weekend, in cities large and small, readers and fans can meet and interact with other fans, publishers, and celebrities at conventions dedicated to comics, science fiction, fantasy, media, gaming, anime, manga, and other topics of interest. Below is a listing of conventions and events in the weeks and months to come. Celebrate everything the industry has to offer by attending these rewarding events whenever possible!

 

March 2018

Emerald City Comic ConSeattle, WA / MAR 1-4

Anime CrossroadsIndianapolis, IN / MAR 2-4

Gnome ConAtlanta, GA / MAR 2-4

Kawaii KonHonolulu, HI / MAR 2-4

Kikori ConFlagstaff, AZ / MAR 2-4

Louisville Arcade ExpoLouisville, KY / MAR 2-4

MarsConBloomington, MN / MAR 2-4

Triad Anime ConventionGreensboro, NC / MAR 2-4

Wizard World ClevelandCleveland, OH / MAR 2-4

AgamaConAiken, SC / MAR 3-4

Cardboard ConAtlanta, GA / MAR 3

Madison Comic Book Convention - Madison, WI / MAR 3

Rai Con WinterGlasgow, Scotland / MAR 3

Tomkat Comics ShowGriffith, IN / MAR 3

VA Comicon & Collectibles Expo - Richmond, VA / MAR 3-4

Buckeye Comic Con - Columbus, OH / MAR 4

Capital Trade ShowOttawa, ON / MAR 4

Minnesota Comic Book Convention - Fridley, MN / MAR 4

StL Comics Winter DaySt. Louis, MO / MAR 4

Victoria Comic Book Expo - Victoria, BC / MAR 4

VancoufurRichmond, BC / MAR 8-11

FantastiCon Toledo - Toledo, OH / MAR 10-11

Quad Cities Comic Book Convention - Bettendorf, IA / MAR 10

Cleveland ConcoctionCleveland, OH / MAR 9-11

Geneva Steam ConventionDelavan, WI / MAR 9-11

Lexington Comic & Toy ConventionLexington, KY / MAR 9-11

MadiconHarrisonburg, VA / MAR 9-11

MidSouthConMemphis, TN / MAR 9-11

Monster-Mania Con - Cherry Hill, NJ / MAR 9-11

Omni Fandom ExpoOrlando, FL / MAR 9-11

FantastiConToledo, OH / MAR 10-11

MCM Liverpool Comic ConLiverpool, UK / MAR 10-11

Miami Comic ConMiami, FL / MAR 10-11

Women of Wonder ConDallax, TX / MAR 10

Central Jersey Comic Book Shows Presents Manahawkin - Manahawkin, NJ / MAR 11

Twin Cities Comic Book Convention - Champaign-Urbana, IL / MAR 11

All-ConAddison, TX / MAR 15-18

Animatic ConCincinatti, OH / MAR 16-18

CoastConBiloxi, MS / MAR 16-18

Naka-KonOverland Park, KS / MAR 16-18

Permian Basin Comic ConMidland, TX / MAR 16-18

Toronto ComiconToronto, ON / MAR 16-18

Green Bay Comic Book Convention - Green Bay, WI / MAR 17

NC Comicon: Oak CityRaleigh, NC / MAR 17-18

Albany Comic Con - Albany, NY / MAR 18

Rockford Comic Book Convention - Rockford, IL / MAR 18

ConsonanceMilpitas, CA / MAR 22-25

Collective ConJacksonville, FL / MAR 23-25

Colorado Anime FestDenver, CO / MAR 23-25

EvilleconEvansville, IN / MAR 23-25

HorrorHound Weekend - Cincinnati, OH / MAR 23-25

(Re)Generation WhoBaltimore, MD / MAR 23-25

RevelConHouston, TX / MAR 23-25

Ring of FireVirginia Beach, VA / MAR 23-25

Shuto ConLansing, MI / MAR 23-25

WonderConAnaheim, CA / MAR 23-25

CTGamerCon - Uncasville, CT / MAR 24-25

Four State Comic-ConHagerstown, MD / MAR 24-25

Gem City Comic ConDayton, OH / MAR 24-25

Kelowna FXKelowna, BC / MAR 24-25

Oregon Coast Comic ConTillamook, OR / MAR 24-25

SC ComiconGreenville, SC / MAR 24-25

X-Travacon - Livonia, MI / MAR 25

HavenconAustin, TX / MAR 29-APR 1

NorwesconSeaTac, WA / MAR 29-APR 1

Indiana Comic ConIndianapolis, IN / MAR 30-APR 1

Anime BostonBoston, MA / MAR 30-APR 1

Anime MatsuriHouston, TX / MAR 30-APR 1

Awesome ConWashington, DC / MAR 30-APR 1

BABSCon (Bay Area Brony Spectacular)Burlingame, CA / MAR 30-APR 1

Huntsville Comic ConventionHuntsville, AL / MAR 30-31

Sakura-ConSeattle, WA / MAR 30-APR 1

 

April 2018

GamestormPortland, OR / APR 5-8

PAX EastBoston, MA / APR 5-8

Tekko 2018Pittsburgh, PA / APR 5-8

Anime DetourMinneapolis, MN / APR 6-8

C2E2 Chicago Comic & Entertainment ExpoChicago, IL / APR 6-8

CyPhaConLake Charles, LA / APR 6-8

Fan Expo DallasDallas, TX / APR 6-8

Motor City Furry ConNovi, MI / APR 6-8

NadeshiconQuebec City, QC / APR 6-8

Sci-Fi on the RockSt. John's, NL / APR 6-8

Silicon Valley Comic ConSan Jose, CA / APR 6-8

TreklantaAtlanta, GA / APR 6-8

Garden State Comic FestAtlantic City, NJ / APR 7-8

Heroes & Villains Fan Fest ChicagoChicago, IL / APR 7-8

Capital Trade ShowOttawa, ON / APR 8

Clandestine Comics Show - Laurel, MD / APR 8

Power Comicon - Florence, SC / APR 8 

Bluewater International Comic Con - Port Huron, MI / APR 14

Camden Comic Con - Camden, NJ / APR 14

DiNK Independent Comic & Art Expo - Denver, CO / APR 14-15

Anime ArkansasLittle Rock, AR / APR 13-15

El Paso Comic ConEl Paso, TX / APR 13-15

Steel City Con - Monroeville, PA / APR 13-15

Wizard World PortlandPortland, OR / APR 13-15

Yellow City Comic ConAmarillo, TX / APR 13-15

Big Apple ConNew York City, NY / APR 14-15

Cecil ConNorth East, MD / APR 14

FantastiConPort Huron, MI / APR 14

Infinity ConLake City, FL / APR 14-15

Milwaukee Comic Book Convention - Milwaukee, WI / APR 14

Charlotte Comicon Comics & Toy Show - Concord, NC / APR 15

Sac Comic-ConSacramento, CA / APR 15

JordanConAtlanta, GA / APR 20-22

RavenConWilliamsburg, VA / APR 20-22

San Diego Comic FestSan Diego, CA / APR 20-22

Cherry City Comic ConSalem, OR / APR 21-22

Cornwall & Area Pop EventCornwall, ON / APR 21-22

Daytona Beach Comic Convention - Daytona, FL / APR 21-22

Marble City ComiconKnoxville, TN / APR 21-22

Plastic City Comic Con - Fitchburg, MA / APR 21

X-Travacon - Livonia, MI / APR 22

Calgary Comic & Entertainment ExpoCalgary, AB / APR 26-29

East Coast ComiconSecaucus, NJ / APR 27-29

Hamilton Toys, Comics & Collectibles Show - Hamilton, ON / APR 28

Raleigh Comic Book Show - Raleigh, NC / APR 29

Toronto Comic Book Show - Toronto, ON / APR 29

 

May 2018

Kameha ConIrving, TX / MAY 4-6

No Brand ConWisconsin Dells, WI / MAY 4-6

Steampunk World's FairPiscataway, NJ / MAY 4-6

WHOlantaAtlanta, GA / MAY 4-6

ZenkaikonLancaster, PA / MAY 4-6

DemiConDes Moines, IA / MAY 4-6

Costume-Con 36San Diego, CA / MAY 11-14

LouisiANIMEBaton Rouge, LA / MAY 11-13

Ottawa ComicconOttawa, ON / MAY 11-13

Tidewater ComiconVirginia Beach, VA / MAY 11-13

Toronto Comics Arts FestivalToronto, ON / MAY 11-13

Capital Trade ShowOttawa, ON / MAY 12

Heroes & Villains Fan Fest NashvilleNashville, TN / MAY 12-13

LibCon - Tampa, FL and Ruskin, FL / MAY 12 

Meadowlark Comic Con - Medford, OR / MAY 12

Wizard World PhiladelphiaPhiladelphia, PA / MAY 17-20

Anime CentralRosemost, IL / MAY 18-20

Motor City Comic ConNovi, MI / MAY 18-20

Nickel City ConBuffalo, NY / MAY 18-20

OtafestCalgary, AB / MAY 18-20

WhedonConLos Angeles, CA / MAY 18-20

3 Rivers ComiconWest Mifflin, PA / MAY 19-20

ECBAC - Philadelphia, PA / MAY 19 

Comic Con RevolutionOntario, CA / MAY 19-20

East Coast Comic ExpoMoncton, NB / MAY 19-20

MCBA MSP ComicCON - St. Paul, MN / MAY 19-20

South Bend Comic Book Convetion - South Bend, IN / MAY 19

Springfield ComicConSpringfield, IL / MAY 20

Victoria Comic Book Expo - Victoria, BC / MAY 20

CoreconFargo, ND / MAY 24-27

MegaCon OrlandoOrlando, FL / MAY 24-27

MomoConAtlanta, GA / MAY 24-27

AnimazementRaleigh, NC / MAY 25-27

Anime OasisBoise, ID / MAY 25-28

BalticonBaltimore, MD / MAY 25-28

Cherry Capital Comic Con - Traverse City, MI / MAY 25-27

ComicpaloozaHouston, TX / MAY 25-27

ConQuesTKansas City, MO / MAY 25-27

MediaWest*ConLansing, MI / MAY 25-28

Phoenix ComiconPhoenix, AZ / MAY 24-27

WisConMadison, WI / MAY 25-28

Roanoke Valley Comicon - Roanoke, VA / MAY 26

ColossalconSandusky, OH / MAY 31-JUN 1

 

June 2018

AmaziconWilmington, DE / JUN 1-3

ConCarolinasCharlotte, NC / JUN 1-3

Niagara Falls Comic ConNiagara Falls, ON / JUN 1-3

Wizard World Des MoinesDes Moines, IA / JUN 1-3

BookConNew York City, NY / JUN 2-3

Lilac City ComiconSpokane, WA / JUN 2-3

Longhorn Comic Con - Mountain City, TN / JUN 2-3

Albany Comic Con - Albany, NY / JUN 3 

A-KonFort Worth, TX / JUN 7-10

Superman CelebrationMetropolis, IL / JUN 7-10

AnimeNEXTAtlantic City, NJ / JUN 8-10

Indy PopConIndianapolis, IN / JUN 8-10

Magic City ConBirmingham, AL / JUN 8-10

OMG!conOwensboro, KY / JUN 8-10

Sci-Fi Valley ConAltoona, PA / JUN 8-10

Wizard World ColumbusColumbus, OH / JUN 8-10

Con KasterborousHuntsville, AL / JUN 9-10

Fairfax Comicon - Fairfax, VA / JUN 9-10

Flower City Comic ConRochester, NY / JUN 9-10

New Jersey Comic Expo - Edison, NJ / JUN 9-10

New Orleans Comic Con - New Orleans, LA / JUN 9-10

Oz Comic Con - Melbourne, Australia / JUN 9-10

Capital Trade ShowOttawa, ON / JUN 10

Clandestine Comics Show - Laurel, MD / JUN 10

Kids Con New EnglandNashua, NH / JUN 10

CosplaconJefferson City, MO / JUN 14-17

Fur-Eh!Edmonton, AB / JUN 14-17

Anime Mid-AtlanticNorfolk, VA / JUN 15-17

Borough ConBrooklyn, NY / JUN 15-17

Denver Comic ConDenver, CO / JUN 15-17

HeroesConCharlotte, NC / JUN 15-17

Eternal Con - Uniondale, NY / JUN 16-17

Greater Austin Comic ConCedar Park, TX / JUN 16-17

Toronto Sailor Moon CelebrationToronto, ON / JUN 16-17

Mighty Con St. LouisSaint Charles, MO / JUN 17-18

PortConMainePortland, ME / JUN 21-24

Fandemic Tour - Sacramento, CA / JUN 22-24

Quad Cities Planet Comic & Arts Con - Rock Island, IL / JUN 22-23

Sci Fi Summer ConAtlanta, GA / JUN 22-24

SoonerCon 26Oklahoma City, OK / JUN 22-24

Corpus Christi Comic ConCorpus Christi, TX / JUN 23-24

Lehigh Valley Comic Con - Schnecksville, PA / JUN 23

MASSive Comic Con 2017Worcester, MA / JUN 23-24

Orillia Comic-ConOrillia, ON / JUN 23-24

Toronto Comic Book Show - Toronto, ON / JUN 24

Amazing! Las Vegas Comic ConLas Vegas, NV / JUN 29-JUL 1

AnimaritimeFredericton, NB / JUN 29-JUL 1

Anime Blues ConMemphis, TN / JUN 29-JUL 1

Anime Festival WichitaWichita, KS / JUN 29-JUL 1

 

July 2018

Westercon 70/ LepreCon 43 - Tempe, AZ / JUL 1-4

Anime Expo - Los Angeles, CA / JUL 5-8

Anime Midwest - Rosemont, IL / JUL 6-8

InConJunctionIndianapolis, IN / JUL 6-8

Montreal ComicconMontreal, QC / JUL 6-8

Shore Leave - Hunt Valley, MD / JUL 6-8

Garden State Comic Fest - Morristown, NJ / JUL 7-8

Modesto Con - Modesto, CA / JUL 8-9

ConnectiCon - Hartford, CT / JUL 12-15

Florida SuperconFort Lauderdale, FL / JUL 12-15

Readercon - Quincy, MA / JUL 12-15

Anime-zing! Anime Convention - Davenport, IA / JUL 13-15

Anime Iowa - Des Moines, IA / JUL 13-15

ConGregate 5 - High Point, NC / JUL 13-15

Delta H Con - Houston, TX / JUL 13-15

TFcon - Mississauga, ON / JUL 13-15

Tokyo in Tulsa - Tulsa, OK / JUL 13-15

Wizard World Boise - Boise, ID / JUL 13-15

Great Lakes Comics ExpoMadison Heights, MI / JUL 14

Buckeye Comic Con - Coumbus, OH / JUL 15

Capital Trade ShowOttawa, ON / JUL 15

G-AnimneGatineau, QC / JUL 15-16

Comic Con International: San Diego - San Diego, CA / JUL 19-22

MetroCon - Tampa, FL / JUL 19-22

Kitsunekon - Green Bay, WI / JUL 20

Trotcon - Columbus, OH / JUL 20-22

Versus Comic Con - Seaside, OR / JUL 21-22

Pulpfest - Mars, PA / JUL 26-29

BlerdconWashington, DC / JUL 27-29

BronyCon - Baltimore, MD / JUL 27-29

ConfluenceCoraopolis, PA / JUL 27-29

Diversicon - St. Paul, MN / JUL 27-29

MechaCon - New Orleans, LA / JUL 27-29

Raleigh Supercon - Raleigh, NC / JUL 27-29

Robcon - Kingsport, TN / JUL 27-29

SaikouCon - Allentown, PA / JUL 27-29

Vul-Con - Vulcan, AB / JUL 27-28

Cosplay and Photography Expo - Nashua, NH / JUL 28-29

Lock City Anime & Comic Con - North Haven, CT / JUL 28

MCM Manchester Comic Con - Manchester, UK / JUL 28-29

Powerhouse Comic Con - Pleasanton, CA / JUL 28


August 2018

Gen Con LLC - Indianapolis, IN / AUG 2-5

Central Pennsylvania’s Collector Con - Camp Hill, PA / AUG 3-5

Megaplex - Orlando, FL / AUG 3-5 

Otakuthon - Montreal, QC / AUG 3-5

Tampa Bay Comic Con - Tampa Bay, FL / AUG 3-5

ToshoCon - Jordan, UT / AUG 3-4

Ama-Con - Amarilla, TX / AUG 4-5

Bell County Comic Con - Belton, TX / AUG 4-5

BrickFair Virginia - Chantilly, VA / AUG 4-5

Jim & Dan Promotions Comic & Toy Show - Dayton, OH / AUG 5

Boston Comic Con - Boston, MA / AUG 10-12

Otakon - Washington, DC / AUG 10-12

OzCon InternationalPomona, CA / AUG 10-12

Kid KonPasadena, CA / AUG 11

Capital Trade ShowOttawa, ON / AUG 12

AnimeFest - Dallas, TX / AUG 17-20

Liberty City Anime Con - New York, NY / AUG 17-19

Potterverse - Rockville, MD / AUG 17-19

Terrificon - Uncasville, CT / AUG 17-19

Burg Comics Con - Harrisburg, IL / AUG 18 

Dover Comic Con - Dover, DE / AUG 18

Neo Comic Con - Olmsted, OH / AUG 19 

Toronto Comic Book Show - Toronto, ON / AUG 19

Wizard World Chicago - Chicago, IL / AUG 23-26

Matsuricon - Columbus, OH / AUG 24-26

Fort Collins Comic Con - Fort Collins, CO / AUG 25-26

Lehigh Valley Comic Con - Schnecksville, PA / AUG 25

Raleigh Comic Book Show - Raleigh, NC / AUG 26

Victoria Comic Book Expo - Victoria, BC / AUG 26

Dragoncon - Atlanta, GA / AUG 30 - SEP 3

Fan Expo CanadaToronto, ON / AUG 30-SEP 2

ReaperCon - Denton, TX / AUG 30-SEP2

Mephit Fur Meet - Memphis, TN / AUG 31-SEP 2

Meta Con - Minneapolis, MN / AUG 31-SEP 2

Saboten Con - Phoenix, AZ / AUG 31-SEP 3


September 2018

Salt Lake Comic ConSalt Lake City, UT / SEP 6-8

Rose City Comic Con - Portland, OR / SEP 7-9

Space Coast Comic Con - Cocoa, FL / SEP 7-9

Animara Con - Sherbrooke, QC / SEP 8-9

Granite State Comic Con - Manchester, NH / SEP 8-9

Long Beach Comic Con - Long Beach, CA / SEP 8-9

Otakupalooza - Regina, SK / SEP 8-9

Saskatchewan Entertainment Expo - Saskatoon, SK / SEP 8-9

Capital Trade ShowOttawa, ON / SEP 9

Power Comicon - Florence, SC / SEP 9

HawaiiCon - Waimea, HI / SEP 13-16

Cincinnati Comic Expo - Cincinnati, OH / SEP 14-16

Fandemic Tour - Houston, TX / SEP 14-16

J1-Con - Atlantic City, NJ / SEP 14-16

Scarefest - Lexington, KY / SEP 14-16

California Republic Comic Con - Merced, CA / SEP 15

Mothman Festival - Point Pleasant, WV / SEP 15-16

Monroe Comic-Con - Monroe, MI / SEP 15

TopCon - Topeka, KS / SEP 15-16

Vermont Comic Con - Barre, VT / SEP 15-16

Anime Weekend Atlanta - Atlanta, GA / SEP 20-23

Anime Fargo - Fargo, ND / SEP 21-23

Camp Anime - Woodstock Valley, CT / SEP 21-23

FenCon XV - Irving, TX / SEP 21-23

MegaCon Tampa Bay - Tampa Bay, FL / SEP 21-23

Ramencon - South Bend, IN / SEP 21-23

Wizard World Madison - Madison, WI / SEP 21-23

Forest City ComiconLondon, ON / SEP 22

MCM Scotland Comic Con - Glasgow, Scotland / SEP 22-23

Oz Comic Con - Brisbane, Australia / SEP 22-23

Cartoon Crossroads Columbus - Columbus, OH / SEP 27-30

Atlanti-Con - Corner Brook, NL / SEP 28-30

Baltimore Comic Con - Baltimore, MD / SEP 28-30

Kraken Con - Oakland, CA / SEP 28-30

BrickFair New Jersey - Edison, NJ / SEP 29-30

Great Lakes "Half-Way to" Comic Con - Madison Heights, MI / SEP 29

OZ Comic Con - Sydney, Australia / SEP 29-30

Toronto Comic Book Show - Toronto, ON / SEP 30


October 2018

New York Comic Con - New York, NY / OCT 4-7

Realms Con - Corpus Christi / OCT 5-7

Cleveland Comic, Card & Nostalgia Show - Westlake, OH / OCT 7 

Nyancon - Kirtland, OH / OCT 7

Archcon - Collinsville, IL / OCT 12-14

VCON 42 - Surrey, BC / OCT 12-14

Retro Con - Oaks, PA / OCT 13-14

Capital Trade ShowOttawa, ON / OCT 14

Anime Banzai - Layton, UT / OCT 19-21

Dallas Fan Days - Irving, TX / OCT 19-21

Necronomicon - Tampa, FL / OCT 19-21

ValleyCon - Fargo, ND / OCT 19-21

Fayetteville ComicCon - Fayetteville, NC / OCT 20-21 

WasabiCon - Jacksonville, FL / OCT 20-21

Alamo City Comic Con - San Antonio, TX / OCT 26-28

Kumoricon - Portland. OR / OCT 26-28

TFcon - Chicago, IL / OCT 26-28

Wizard World Oklahoma City - Oklahoma City, Ok / OCT 26-28

GeekGirlCon - Seattle, WA / OCT 27-28

Rai Con - Glasgow, Scotland / OCT 27 

Richmond Comicon - Richmond, VA / OCT 27-28


November 2018

Youmacon - Detroit, MI / NOV 1-4

Banzaicon - Columbia, SC / NOV 2-4

NekoCon - Hampton, VA / NOV 2-4

Rhode Island Comic Con - Providence, RI / NOV 2-4

ShadoConTampa, FL / NOV 2-4

Emerald Coast Con - Fort Walton Beach, FL / NOV 3-4

Jet City Comic Show - Tacoma, WA / NOV 3-4

Rocket City NerdCon - Huntsville, AL / NOV 3-4

Thy Geekdom Con - Claymont, DE / NOV 3-4

WaxaconWaxahachie, TX / NOV 3-4

Clandestine Comics Show - Laurel, MD / NOV 4 

Grand Rapids Comic Con - Grand Rapids, MI / NOV 9-11

NC Comicon: Bull City - Durham, NC / NOV 9-11

TusCon 45 - Tuscon, AZ / NOV 9-11

Capital Trade ShowOttawa, ON / NOV 11

Anime NYC - New York, NY / NOV 16-18

Daisho Con - Wisconsin Dells, WI / NOV 16-18

Memphis Comic and Fantasy Convention - Memphis, TN / NOV 16-18

Philcon - Cherry Hill, NJ / NOV 16-18

Buckeye Comic Con - Columbus, OH / NOV 18

Chessiecon - Timonium, MD / NOV 23-25

Chicago TARDIS - Lombard, IL / NOV 23-25

Chicago Pop Culture Con - St. Charles, IL / NOV 24-24

Toronto Comic Book Show - Toronto, ON / NOV 25

AtomaCon - Noreth Charleston, SC / NOV 30- DEC 2


December 2018

Heroes and Villians Fan Fest San Jose - San Jose, CA / DEC 1-2

New York Winter Con - New York, NY / DEC 1-2

Central City Comic Con: The Bizarre Bazaar - Selah, WA / DEC 2

Jim & Dan Comic & Toy Show - Dayton, OH / DEC 2

Victoria Comic Book Expo - Victoria, BC / DEC 2

Great Lakes Comic Expo - Madison Heights, MI / DEC 8

VA Comicon Holiday Show - Richmond, VA / DEC 8 

Capital Trade ShowOttawa, ON / DEC 9

Raleigh Comic Book Show - Raleigh, NC / DEC 9

Holiday Matsuri - Orlando, FL / DEC 14-16


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