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!

 

September 2016

Fan Expo CanadaToronto, ON / SEP 1-4

Salt Lake Comic ConSalt Lake City, UT / SEP 1-3

Baltimore Comic ConBaltimore, MD / SEP 2-4

Dragon*ConAtlanta, GA / SEP 2-5

GeekinomiconOklahoma City, OK / SEP 2-4

Memphis Fur MeetOlive Branch, MS / SEP 2-4

MetaConMinneapolis, MN / SEP 2-5

Saboten ConPhoenix, AZ / SEP 2-5

Sac AnimeSacramento, CA / SEP 2-4

San JapanSan Antonio, TX / SEP 2-4

Ark-La-Tex Comic ConTexarkana, TX / SEP 3-4

Amazing Houston Comic ConHouston, TX / SEP 9-11

Cincy ComiconCincinnati, OH / SEP 9-11

Creation Entertainment's 50 Year MissionChicago, IL / SEP 9-11

The Great Lakes Comic-ConMadison Heights, MI / SEP 9-10

Las Cruces Comic ConLas Cruces, NM / SEP 9-11

MidoriconOregon, OH / SEP 9-11

RocConRochester, NY / SEP 9-11

Space Coast Comic ConCocoa, FL / SEP 9-11

Supernatural Official Convention ChicagoChicago, IL / SEP 9-11

Unicon DaytonaDaytona Beach, FL / SEP 9-11

Wizard World RichmondRichmond, VA / SEP 9-11

OZ Comic-Con SydneySydney, Australia / SEP 10-11

Rose City Comic ConPortland, OR / SEP 10-11

Star Con ExpoNew Port Richey, FL / SEP 10

Capital Trade ShowOttawa, ON / SEP 11

Florence Comic ConFlorence, SC / SEP 11

Minnesota Comic Book ConventionMounds View, MN / SEP 11

Hawaii ConKohala Coast, HI / SEP 15-18

Animate! FloridaMiami, FL / SEP 16-18

DoDeCa ConColumbia, MO / SEP 16-18

InterventionRockville, MD / SEP 16-18

Supernatural Official Convention DallasDallas, TX / SEP 16-18

TopCon 2016Topeka, KS / SEP 16-18

Treasure Coast Comic ConPort St. Lucie, FL / SEP 16-18

Yaoi ConBurlingame, CA / SEP 16-18

Animara ConSherbrooke, QC / SEP 17-18

Annual Comic Book Garage SaleWyoming, IL / SEP 17

Buffalo ComiconBuffalo, NY / SEP 17-18

Colossus ConMerced, CA / SEP 17

Fusion Con
- New Port Richey, FL / SEP 17

Granite State ComiconManchester, NH / SEP 17-18

Japan Fest 2016Duluth, GA / SEP 17-18

J1-ConPhiladelphia, PA / SEP 17-18

Long Beach Comic ConLong Beach, CA / SEP 17-18

Mothman FestivalPt. Pleasant, WV / SEP 17-18

OZ Comic-Con BrisbaneBrisbane, Australia / SEP 17-18

Saskatchewan Extertainment ExpoSaskatoon, SK / SEP 17-18

SPX (Small Press Expo)Bethesda, MD / SEP 17-18

Annapolis Comic-ConAnnapolis, MD / SEP 18

Madison Comic ConMadison, WI / SEP 18

Manahawkin Comic Book ShowManahawkin, NJ / SEP 18

TouhouConAnaheim, CA / SEP 18-20

Anime FargoFargo, ND / SEP 23-25

Atlanti-ConCorner Brook, NL / SEP 23-25

Cincinnati Comic ExpoCincinnati, OH / SEP 23-25

Edmonton Comic & Entertainment ExpoEdmonton, AB / SEP 23-25

FenCon XIIIAddison, TX / SEP 23-25

Konsplosion!Fort Smith, AR / SEP 23-25

London Comic ConLondon, ON / SEP 23-25

Nerd & Tie ExpoEau Claire, WI / SEP 23-25

RamenconMerrillville, IN / SEP 23-25

Wizard World AustinAustin, TX / SEP 23-25

Hartford ComiCONNBridgeport, CT / SEP 24-26

Hickory ConHickory, NC / SEP 24

Immortal ConRonkonkoma, NY / SEP 24

Keen HalloweenPhoenix, AZ / SEP 24-25

Madison Comic Book ConventionMadison, WI / SEP 24

MCM Scotland Comic ConGlasgow, Scotland / SEP 24-25

MineconAnaheim, CA / SEP 24-25

RetroconOaks, PA / SEP 24-25

PalmConWest Palm Beach, FL / SEP 24-25

Santa Rosa Toy & North Bay Comic ConSanta Rosa, CA / SEP 24

Toronto Comic Book ShowToronto, ON / SEP 25

Twin Cities Comic Book ConventionChampaign-Urbana, IL / SEP 25

X-TravaconLivonia, MI / SEP 25

Anime Weekend AtlantaAtlanta, GA / SEP 29-OCT 2

ArchonCollinsville, IL / SEP 30-OCT 2

Con-Volution 2016Burlingame, CA / SEP 30-OCT 2

Contraflow VINew Orleans, LA / SEP 30-OCT 2

EerieCon 18Grand Island, NY / SEP 30-OCT 2

FandomVerse Expo 2016Lancaster, CA / SEP 30-OCT 2

Monster-Mania ConHunt Valley, MD / SEP 30-OCT 2

Realms ConCorpus Christi, TX / SEP 30-OCT 2

ScareFestLexington, KY / SEP 30-OCT 2

TsubasaconHuntington, WV / SEP 30-OCT 2

VCON 41Richmond, BC / SEP 30-OCT 2

 

October 2016

Green Bay Comic Book ConventionGreen Bay, WI / OCT 1

Lake Collect-a-ConMount Dora, FL / OCT 1

Lehigh Valley Comic ConSchencksville, PA / OCT 1

Monroe Comic ConMonroe, MI / OCT 1

Senshi ConAnchorage, AK / OCT 1-2

Clandestine Comics ShowTimonium, MD / OCT 2

Rockford Comic Book ConventionRockford, WI / OCT 2

Uticon Comic Book ShowUtica, NY / OCT 2

NYCC

New York Comic ConNew York, NY / OCT 6-9

CapclaveGaithersburg, MD / OCT 7-9

ConClaveLivonia, MI / OCT 7-9

SNAFU ConSparks, NV / OCT 7-9

Emerald Coast ConFor Walton Beach, FL / OCT 8-9

FantastiCon Birch RunBirch Run, MI / OCT 8-9

GeekGirlConSeattle, WA / OCT 8-9

MCBA FallCON Comic Book PartySt. Paul, MN / OCT 8

NyanConKirtland, OH / OCT 8

Ultracon of South FloridaWest Palm Beach, FL / OCT 8-9

Cartoon Crossroads ColumbusColumbus, OH / OCT 12-16

Another Anime ConventionManchester, NH / OCT 14-16

BlurrieConErie, PA / OCT 14-16

Central City Comic ConYakima, WA / OCT 14-16

CrypticonBloomington, MN / OCT 14-16

Rock and ShockWorcester, MA / OCT 14-16

Time EddyWichita, KA / OCT 14-16

Tri-Con Multi-Fandom ConventionEvansville, IN / OCT 14-16

ValleyConFargo, ND / OCT 14-16

Fal-ConAlabaster, AB / OCT 15-16

Fayetteville Comic ConFayetteville, NC / OCT 15

Kokomo-ConKokomi, IN / OCT 15

Metropolis Comic Con SpooktacularMetropolis, IL / OCT 15-16

Quad Cities Comic Book ConventionBettendorf, IA / OCT 15

Unplugged Expo 2016Toronto, ON / OCT 15-16

ZAPPCONFresno, CA / OCT 15-16

Capital Trade ShowOttawa, ON / OCT 16

Cleveland Comic Book and Nostalgia FestivalCleveland, OH / OCT 16

Metro East Comic Book ConventionCollinsville, IL / OCT 16

Putnam-Con – Putnam, CT / OCT 16

Rose City Anime FestivalCamrose, AB / OCT 16

ReaperConLewisville, TX / OCT 20-23

Anime BanzaiLayton, UT / OCT 21-23

Anime FusionMinneapolis, MN / OCT 21-23

AnimeUSAArlington, VA / OCT 21-23

Grand Rapids Comic-ConGrand Rapids, MI / OCT 21-23

New England Super Megafest Comic-ConMarlborough, MA / OCT 21-23

Santa Fe Comic ConSanta Fe, NM / OCT 21-23

TFconRosemont, IL / OCT 21-23

Wizard World TulsaTulsa, OK / OCT 21-23

Big Bend Comic ConAlpine, TX / OCT 22

Jersey Shore Comic Book Show
- Rahway, NJ / OCT 22 

Chase Con ExpoSaratoga Spring, NY / OCT 22-23

Comiccon de QuébecQuébec City, QC / OCT 22-23

ComiqueConDearborn, MI / OCT 22

Fort Wayne Comic Book ConventionFort Wayne, IN / OCT 22

Fredcity Comic ConFrederick, MD / OCT 22

Memphis Comic ExpoMemphis, TN / OCT 22-23

Mondo ConAustin, TX / OCT 22-23

Phoenix Fan FestPhoenix, AZ / OCT 22-23

Roanoke Valley ComiconRoanoke, VA / OCT 22

Rocket City NerdconHuntsville, AL / OCT 22-23

Sac-ConSacramento, CA / OCT 22-23

WasabiConJacksonville, FL / OCT 22-23

Ash Comic Book ShowIndianapolis, IN / OCT 23

Portland Comic ExpoPortland, OR / OCT 23

X-TravaconLivonia, MI / OCT 23

FangconBirmingham, AL / OCT 27-31

Aki ConSeaTac, WA / OCT 28-30

Alamo City Comic ConSan Antonio, TX / OCT 28-30

Bakuretsu ConColchester, VT / OCT 28-30

G3: GeekfestSt. Louis, MO / OCT 28-30

GMX Geek Media ExpoNashville, TN / OCT 28-30

HonorConRaleigh, NC / OCT 28-30

Kumoricon 2016Portland, OR / OCT 28-30

NecronomiconTampa, FL / OCT 28-30

Oni-Con XIIIGalveston, TX / OCT 28-30

Campbell Con 2016Campbell, CA / OCT 29

FantastiCon Fort WayneFort Wayne, IN / OCT 29-30

Milwaukee Comic Book ConventionMilwaukee, WI / OCT 29

VA Comicon & Toy ShowRichmond, VA / OCT 29-30

FantastiConFort Wayne, IN / OCT 29-30

MICE (Massachusetts Independent Comics Expo)Cambridge, MA / OCT 29-30

PokéConMinneapolis, MN / OCT 29-30

Peoria Comic Book ConventionPeoria, IL / OCT 30

 

November 2016

YoumaconDetroit, MI / NOV 3-6

Anime NebrasKonOmaha, NE / NOV 4-6

Anime OhanaHonolulu, HI / NOV 4-6

BlizzConAnaheim, CA / NOV 4-5

NekoCon 19Hampton, VA / NOV 4-6

Rangerstop Superhero Comic & Toy ConOrlando, FL / NOV 4-6

Wizard World PittsburghPittsburgh, PA / NOV 4-6

The Akron ComiconAkron, OH / NOV 5-6

Brazos Valley STX Comic ConBryan, TX / NOV 5-6

Forest City ComiconLondon, ON / NOV 5-6

Jet City Comic ShowTacoma, WA / NOV 5-6

Midwest ComiconDes Moines, IA / NOV 5-6

North Texas Comic Book ShowDallas, TX / NOV 5

Rocky Mountain ConDenver, CO / NOV 5-6

Thy Geekdom ConWilmington, DE / NOV 5

Vegas Valley Comic Book FestivalLas Vegas, NV / NOV 5

Anime Blast Chattanooga Chattanooga, TN / NOV 11-13

BanzaiconColumbia, SC / NOV 11-13

Fan Expo VancouverVancouver, BC / NOV 11-13

Fandom Con 2016Fort Walton Beach, FL / NOV 11-13

Kikori ConFlagstaff, AZ / NOV 11-13

Long Island Doctor Who ConventionRonkonkoma, NY / NOV 11-13

NC ComiconDurham, NC / NOV 11-13

Pacific Media ExpoPasadena, CA / NOV 11-13

Rhode Island Comic ConProvidence, RI / NOV 11-13

TusCon 43Tuscon, AZ / NOV 11-13

FantastiConMount Clemens, MI / NOV 12-13

South Bend Comic Book ConventionSouth Bend, IN / NOV 12

Capital Trade Shows Sports Card & Comic Book ShowOttawa, ON / NOV 13

Clandestine Comics ShowLaurel, MD / NOV 13

Daytona Beach Comic ConventionDaytona Beach, FL / NOV 13

Springfield ComicConSpringfield, IL / NOV 13

Anime North TexasFort Worth, TX / NOV 18-20

AtomaCon 2016North Charleston, SC / NOV 18-20

Daisho ConWisconsin Dells, WI / NOV 18-20

Derpy ConMorristown, NJ / NOV 18-20

Memphis! Comic and Fantasy ConventionMemphis, TN / NOV 18-20

PhilconCherry Hill, NJ / NOV 18-20

ShadoConTampa, FL / NOV 18-20

Cedar Rapids Comic Book ConventionCedar Rapids, IA / NOV 19

Heroes & Villains Fan Fest AtlantaAtlanta, GA / NOV 19-20

New Jersey Comic ExpoEdison, NJ / NOV 19-20

Buckeye Comic ConColumbus, OH / NOV 20

Jersey Shore Comic Book Show
- Toms River, NJ / NOV 20 

Omaha Comic Book ConventionOmaha, NE / NOV 20

X-TravaconLivonia, MI / NOV 20

Con-JikanAlbuquerque, NM / NOV 21-22

ChessieconTimonium, MD / NOV 25-27

Chicago TARDISLombard, IL / NOV 25-27

Starbase IndyIndianapolis, IN / NOV 25-27

Chicago Pop Culture ConSt. Charles, IL / NOV 26-27

Toronto Comic Book ShowToronto, ON / NOV 27

 

December 2016

The Winter Pop & Comic WonderlandGreencastle, PA / DEC 2-3

Lehigh Valley Comic ConSchencksville, PA / DEC 3

Raleigh Comic Book ShowRaleigh, NC / DEC 4

Paradise City Comic ConMiami, FL / DEC 9-11

Great Lakes Comics ExpoMadison Heights, MI / DEC 10

Ash Comic Book ShowIndianapolis, IN / DEC 11

Capital Trade ShowOttawa, ON / DEC 11

Charlotte Comicon Winter ShowCharlotte, NC / DEC 11

Holiday MatsuriOrlando, FL / DEC 16-18

Ichibancon 7Charlotte, NC / DEC 29-JAN 1

Marvelous Nerd Years EveDallas, TX / DEC 29-JAN 1

 

January 2017

MAGFestNational Harbor, MD / JAN 5-8

Anime-ZAP!Peoria, IL / JAN 6-8

EverconWeston, WI / JAN 6-8

GAFilkAtlanta, GA / JAN 6-8

Taiyou ConMesa, AZ / JAN 6-8

Wizard World New Orleans Comic ConNew Orleans, LA / JAN 6-8

Capital Trade Shows Sports Card & Comic Book ShowOttawa, ON / JAN 8

Albuquerque Comic ConAlbuquerque, NM / JAN 13-15

Illogicon VICary, NC / JAN 13-15

AnimoreBaltimore, MD / JAN 13-15

Arisia 2017Boston, MA / JAN 13-16

MarsConWilliamsburg, VA / JAN 13-15

OhayoconColumbus, OH / JAN 13-15

Otakon VegasLas Vegas, NV / JAN 13-15

RustyconSeattle, WI / JAN 13-15

SCARABColumbia, SC / JAN 13-16

BrickFair AlabamaBirmingham, AL / JAN 14-15

Comic Excitement ConventionLos Angeles, CA / JAN 14-15

Swamp ConGainesville, FL / JAN 14-15

ConfusionNovi, MI / JAN 19-22

ChattaconChattanooga, TN / JAN 20-22

COSine 2017Colorado Springs, CO / JAN 20-22

G-Anime WinterGatineau, QC / JAN 20-22

Supernatural Official ConventionJacksonville, FL / JAN 20-22

SetsuconState College, PA / JAN 21-22

Animé Los AngelesOntario, CA / JAN 26-29

Southern Fried Pop Culture and Comic ConJackson, TN / JAN 28-29

Orlando Toy and Comic ConOrlando, FL / JAN 29

 

February 2017

Coastal Magic ConventionDaytona Beach, FL / FEB 2-5

Col-Losseum 2017San Diego, CA / FEB 3-5

Foolscap 2016Redmond, WA / FEB 3-5

London Anime & Gaming ConLondon, UK / FEB 3-5

AniManga Pop!Bristol, UK / FEB 4

Cedar Rapids Comic ConCedar Rapids, IA / FEB 4

ToraconSarasota, FL / FEB 4

Capital Trade Shows Sports Card & Comic Book ShowOttawa, ON / FEB 5

Seishun ConAtlanta, GA / FEB 10-12

Boskone 54Boston, MA / FEB 17-19

Capricon 37Wheeling, IL / FEB 17-19

FarpointTimonium, MD / FEB 17-19

Gallifrey OneLos Angeles, CA / FEB 17-19

Katsucon 2017National Harbor, MD / FEB 17-19

PensaconPensacola, FL / FEB 17-19

RadconPasco, WA / FEB 17-19

San Diego Comic FestSan Diego, CA / FEB 17-20

Tsukino-ConVictoria, BC / FEB 17-19

UshiconRound Rock, TX / FEB 17-19

Wizard World Portland Comic ConPortland, OR / FEB 17-19

Middle Georgia Comic ConventionMacon, GA / FEB 18-19

PrezCon 2016Charlottesville, VA / FEB 20-26

Total ConfusionMansfield, MA / FEB 23-26

AnachroConAtlanta, GA / FEB 24-26

Con NoogaChattanooga, TN / FEB 24-26

Great Lakes Comic-ConWarren, MI / FEB 24-25

MystiConRoanoke, VA / FEB 24-26

VisionconSpringfield, MO / FEB 24-26

Bak-AnimeBakersfield, CA / FEB 25-26

 

2017

Condor 24San Diego, CA / MAR 3-5

Capital Trade Shows Sports Card & Comic Book ShowOttawa, ON / MAR 5

Supernatural Official ConventionNashville, TX / MAR 17-19

Oak City Comic ShowRaleigh, NC / MAR 18-19

Colorado Anime FestDenver, CO / MAR 24-26

Star City AnimeRoanoke, VA / MAR 24-26

AnniConAnniston, AL / MAR 25

Capital Trade Shows Sports Card & Comic Book ShowOttawa, ON / APR 2

Anime MatsuriHouston, TX / APR 7-9

Capital Trade Shows Sports Card & Comic Book ShowOttawa, ON / MAY 7

Phoenix ComiconPhoenix, AZ / MAY 25-28

Capital Trade Shows Sports Card & Comic Book ShowOttawa, ON / JUN 4

Con KasterborousMadison, AL / JUN 10-11

Garden State Comic FestMorristown, NJ / JUL 8-9

Capital Trade Shows Sports Card & Comic Book ShowOttawa, ON / JUL 9

BronyConBaltimore, MD / AUG 11-13

Capital Trade Shows Sports Card & Comic Book ShowOttawa, ON / AUG 13

Capital Trade Shows Sports Card & Comic Book ShowOttawa, ON / SEP 10

Capital Trade Shows Sports Card & Comic Book ShowOttawa, ON / OCT 15

Capital Trade Shows Sports Card & Comic Book ShowOttawa, ON / NOV 12

Capital Trade Shows Sports Card & Comic Book ShowOttawa, ON / DEC 10


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