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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!

April 2016

AggieCon 47Bryan, TX / APR 1-3

Collective ConJacksonville, FL / APR 1-3

NadeshiconQuebec City, QC / APR 1-3

NashiconColumbia, SC / APR 1-3

Wizard World St. LouisSt. Louis, MO / APR 1-3

Zenkaikon XLancaster, PA / APR 1-3

Gem City Comic ConDayton, OH / APR 2-3

Green Bay Comic Book ConventionGreen Bay, WI / APR 2

MoCCA Arts FestivalNew York City, NY / APR 2-3

Mizumi-ConSan Antonio, TX / APR 2-3

OZ Comic-Con PerthPerth, Australia / APR 2-3

SC ComiconGreenville, SC / APR 2-3

Albany Toy ShowAlbany, NY / APR 3

Jersey Shore Comic Book ShowToms River, NJ / APR 3

Rockford Comic Book ConventionRockford, IL / APR 3

Botcon 2016Louisville, KY / APR 7-10

ECCC

Emerald City ComiconSeattle, WA / APR 7-10

Middle East Film & Comic ConDubai, UAE / APR 7-9

TekkoPittsburgh, PA / APR 7-10

AnimeCon ArkansasLittle Rock, AR / APR 8-10

Bangor Comic & Toy ConventionBangor, ME / APR 8-10

CyPhaConLake Charles, LA / APR 8-10

Kawaii ConHonolulu, HI / APR 8-10

Motor City Furry ConNovi, MI / APR 8-10

OdysseyConMadison, WI / APR 8-10

Wizard World Madison Comic ConMadison, WI / APR 8-10

OZ Comic-Con AdelaideAdelaide, Australia / APR 9-10

Roanoke Valley ComiconRoanoke, VA / APR 9

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

El Paso Comic ConEl Paso, TX / APR 15-17

No Brand ConWisconsin Dells, WI / APR 15-17

Steel City ConMonroeville, PA / APR 15-17

TreklantaAtlanta, GA / APR 15-17

ComicCardBloomington, MN / APR 16

East Coast ComiconSecaucus, NJ / APR 16-17

FantastiCon ToledoToledo, OH / APR 16-17

Space Coast Nerd FestMelbourne, FL / APR 16-17

Atlanta Comic ConventionAtlanta, GA / APR 17

Anime DetourBloomington, MN / APR 22-24

Babs ConBurlingame, CA / APR 22-24

CONgregation ExodusOmaha, NE / APR 22-24

JordanConAtlanta, GA / APR 22-24

Whofest 3Dallas, TX / APR 22-24

Chase Con ExpoSaratoga Springs, NY / APR 23-24

Cornwall & Area Pop EventCornwall, ON / APR 23-24

Fan Expo ReginaRegina, SK / APR 23-24

Flower City Comic ConRochester, NY / APR 23-24

Kraken ConOakland, CA / APR 23-24

Marble City ComiconKnoxville, TN / APR 23-24

NRV ConBlacksburg, VA / APR 23-24

Winston Salem Comic-ConWinston-Salem, NC / APR 23

Buckeye Comic ConColumbus, OH / APR 24

Motor City Comic ConNovi, MI / APR 24

Peoria Comic Book ConventionPeoria, IL / APR 24

Toronto Comic Book ShowToronto, ON / APR 24

Calgary Comic & Entertainment ExpoCalgary, AB / APR 28-MAY 1

Animatic ConCincinnati, OH / APR 29-MAY 1

Anime SouthwestDenver, CO / APR 29-MAY 1

Indiana Comic ConIndianapolis, IN / APR 29-MAY 1

Oz-ConWest Plains, MO / APR 29-MAY 1

Raven Con 11Williamsburg, VA / APR 29-MAY 1

South Texas Comic ConMcAllen, TX / APR 29-MAY 1

Hickory ConHickory, NC / APR 30

Lebanon MEGA Con 2016Lebanon, MO / APR 30-MAY 1

The North Texas Comic Book ShowDallas, TX / APR 30

 

May 2016

Asheville Zine FestAsheville, NC / MAY 1

Wizard World MinneapolisMinneapolis, MN / MAY 6-8

Hudson VAlley Comic ConPoughkeepsie, NY / MAY 7-8

Capital Trade ShowOttawa, ON / MAY 8

AC Boardwalk ConAtlantic City, NJ / MAY 13-15

Motor City Comic ConNovi, MI / MAY 13-15

Ottawa ComicconOttawa, ON / MAY 13-15

Wizard World Des MoinesDes Moines, IA / MAY 13-15

Yellow City Comic ConAmarillo, TX / MAY 13-15

BookCon

BookConChicago, IL / MAY 14

Lehigh Valley Comic ConSchencksville, PA / MAY 14

Texas Comicfest Lewisville, TX / MAY 14

Toronto Comics Arts FestivalToronto, ON / MAY 14-15

East Comic Comic ExpoMoncton, NB / MAY 15-16

Fanboy Expo Nashville Comic ConNashville, TN / MAY 16-17

Amazing Hawaii Comic ConHonolulu, HI / MAY 20-22

Planet ComiconKansas City, MO / MAY 20-22

East Coast Black Age of Comics ConventionPhiladelphia, PA / MAY 21

South Bend Comic Book ConventionSouth Bend, IN / MAY 21

3 Rivers ComiconWest Mifflin, PA / MAY 21-22

Tidewater ComiconVirginia Beach, VA / MAY 21-22

Springfield ComicConSpringfield, IL / MAY 22

MegaConOrlando, FL / MAY 26-29

AnimazementRaleigh, NC / MAY 27-29

AnimazementBaltimore, MD / MAY 27-30

Space City Comic ConHouston, TX / MAY 27-29

 

June 2016

Colossalcon 15Sandusky, OH / JUN 2-5

Phoenix ComicPhoenix, AZ / JUN 2-5

Wizard World PhiladelphiaPhiladelphia, PA / JUN 2-5

A-Kon 27Dallas, TX / JUN 3-5

Arch AnimeCollinsville, IL / JUN 3-5

NYCC

Awesome ConWashington, DC / JUN 3-5

Con CarolinasConcord, NC / JUN 3-5

Fan Expo DallasDallas, TX / JUN 3-5

Niagara Falls Comic ConNiagara Falls, ON / JUN 3-5

Ninja-ConLos Angeles, CA / JUN 3-4

Maine Comics Arts FestivalPortland, ME / JUN 4

Ocala Comic ConOcala, FL / JUN 4-5

Once Upon a Time Official ConventionWhippany, NJ / JUN 4-5

Albany Comic ConAlbany, NY / JUN 5

Ash Comic Book ShowIndianapolis, IN / JUN 5

Lake Effedct Comic ConCleveland, OH / JUN 5

AnimeNEXTAtlantic City, NJ / JUN 10-12

Magic City ConBirmingham, AL / JUN 10-12

OMGconOwensboro, KY / JUN 10-12

Sci-Fi Summer ConAtlanta, GA / JUN 10-12

Sci-Fi Valley ConAltoona, PA / JUN 10-12

Supernatural Official ConventionPhoenix, AZ / JUN 10-12

Kids Con New EnglandConcord, NH / JUN 11

LA Cosplay Con 2016Los Angeles, CA / JUN 11

OZ Comic-Con MelbourneMelbourne, Australia / JUN 11-12

River City Comic ExpoLittle Rock, AR / JUN 11-12

Capital Trade ShowOttawa, ON / JUN 12

Toronto Comic Book ShowToronto, ON / JUN 12

Cosplacon 2016Jefferson City, MO / JUN 16-19

Amazing! Las Vegas Comic ConventionLas Vegas, NV / JUN 17-19

Anime Mid-Atlantic 16\ Chesapeake, VA / JUN 17-19

Comicpalooza: The Texas International Comic ConHouston, TX / JUN 17-19

Denver Comic ConDenver, CO / JUN 17-19

HamaconHuntsville, AL / JUN 17-19

Heroes ConventionCharlotte, NC / JUN 17-19

Lebanon Comic ConLebanon, MO / JUN 17-19

Sunnycon 5Newcastle, UK / JUN 17-19

Wizard World SacramentoSacramento, CA / JUN 17-19

Jedicon XIVNew Martinsville, WV / JUN 18

PortConMainePortland, ME / JUN 23-26

Fanboy Expo Knoxville Comic ConKnoxville, TN / JUN 24-26

Japanese Animation, Film, and Art ExpoGrand Rapids, MI / JUN 24-26

Koya Con 2016Midland, TX / JUN 24-26

SoDak ConRapid City, SD / JUN 24-26

The Vampire Diaries Official ConventionBurbank, CA / JUN 24-26

Wizard World AlbuquerqueAlbuquerque, NM / JUN 24-26

Con KasterborousHuntsville, AL / JUN 25-26

Derby City Comic ConLouisville, KY / JUN 25-26

MCM Belfast Comic ConBelfast, Northern Ireland / JUN 25-26

Mississippi Comic ConJackson, MS / JUN 25-26

Akron-Canton Comic ConAkron, OH / JUN 26

Daisuki Anime ConChattanooga, TN / JUN 26-28

Anthrocon 2016Pittsburgh, PA / JUN 30-JUL 3

Convergence 2016Bloomington, MN / JUN 30-JUL 3

 

July 2016

Animaritime 2016Fredericton, NB / JUL 1-3

Anime Blues Con 6Memphis, TN / JUL 1-3

Anime ExpoLos Angeles, CA / JUL 1-4

Counterpoint 2016Timonium, MD / JUL 1-3

Florida SuperconMiami Beach, FL / JUL 1-4

OtafestCalgary, AB / JUL 1-3

WesterconPortland, OR / JUL 1-4

MCM Ireland Comic ConDublin, Ireland / JUL 2-3

Otaku PaloozaRegina,SK / JUL 2-3

ConnectiConHartford, CT / JUL 7-10

LeviosaLas Vegas, NV / JUL 7-10

Play On ConBirmingham, AL / JUL 7-10

Anime Festival WichitaWichita, KS / JUL 8-10

Anime MidwestChicago, IL / JUL 8-10

Brony ConBaltimore, MD / JUL 8-10

IkasuconFort Wayne, IN / JUL 8-10

LibertyCon 29Chattanooga, TN / JUL 8-10

Montreal ComicconMontreal, QC / JUL 8-10

Texas Comicon 2016San Antonio, TX / JUL 8-10

Tragic City AlternaConBillings, MT / JUL 8-10

Garden State Comic FestMorristown, NJ / JUL 9-10

Modesto ConModesto, CA / JUL 9-10

Valhalla ConColumbia, SC / JUL 9-10

Vul-ConVulcan, AB / JUL 9-10

All-AmeriCon 7Warren, OH / JUL 10

Capital Trade Show Ottawa, ON / JUL 10

Quad Cities Planet Comic & Arts ConRock Island, IL / JUL 10

Ai-KonWinnipeg, MB / JUL 15-17

Ancient City ConJacksonville, FL / JUL 15-17

Anime-zing! Anime ConventionDavenport, IA / JUL 15-17

Congregate 3High Point, NC / JUL 15-17

G-AnimeGatineau, QC / JUL 15-16

Shore LeaveHunt Valley, MD / JUL 15-17

Star Wars Celebration EuropeLondon, UK / JUL 15-17

TFconToronto, ON / JUL 15-17

Tokyo in TulsaTulsa, OK / JUL 15-17

TrotconColumbus, OH / JUL 15-17

Great Lakes Comic ExpoClinton Township, MI / JUL 16

Buckeye Comic ConColumbus, OH / JUL 17

Comic-Con International San DiegoSan Diego, CA / JUL 20-24

MetroconTampa, FL / JUL 21-24

NaguconHelena, MT / JUL 21-23

KitsenekonGreen Bay, WI / JUL 22-24

NatsuConCollinsville, IL / JUL 22-24

Lock City Comic ConStamford, CT / JUL 23-24

Anime IowaCoralville, IA / JUL 29-31

ConBravo!Hamilton, ON / JUL 29-31

Fandom FestLouisville, KY / JUL 29-31

Geeky ConOrlando, FL / JUL 29-31

MechaconNew Orleans, LA / JUL 29-31

Wizard World ColumbusColumbus, OH / JUL 29-31

Tatsu-ConBuffalo, NY / JUL 29-31

LameconLand o' Lakes, FL / JUL 30-31

MCM Manchester Comic ConManchester, UK / JUL 30-31

Rhody ConCranston, RI / JUL 30-31

 

August 2016

Star Trek 50 Las VegasLas Vegas, NV / AUG 3-7

Quakecon 2016Dallas, TX / AUG 4-7

Gateway Geek FestMaryland Heights, MO / AUG 5-7

MegaplexOrlando, FL / AUG 5-7

OmniconMcAllen, TX / AUG 5-6

Tampa Bay Comic ConTampa Bay, FL / AUG 5-7

Wizard World OrlandoOrlando, FL / AUG 5-7

Dover Comic ConDover, DE / AUG 6

Lehigh Valley Comic ConSchencksville, PA / AUG 6

Capital Trade ShowOttawa, ON / AUG 7

AnimeFestDallas, TX / AUG 12-15

Boston Comic ConBoston, MA / AUG 12-14

Creation Entertainment's 50 Year Mission TourMinneapolis, MN / AUG 12-14

OtakonBaltimore, MD / AUG 12-14

Supernatural Official Convention MinneapolisMinneapolis, MN / AUG 12-14

Nickel City ConBuffalo, NY / AUG 13-14

Northwest Comic FestSalem, OR / AUG 13-14

Twin Tiers Comic-ConElmira, NY / AUG 13-14

Neo Comic ConStrongsville, OH / AUG 14

MidAmeriCon II (74th Worldcon)Kansas City, MO / AUG 17-21

Wizard World ChicagoChicago, IL / AUG 18-21

Delta H ConHouston, TX / AUG 19-21

Liberty City Anime ConNew York, NY / AUG 19-21

MatsuriconColumbus, OH / AUG 19-21

MizuconMiami, OH / AUG 19-21

TerrifiConUncasville, CT / AUG 19-21

Flame Con 2Brooklyn, NY / AUG 20-21

Gotham Super ShowNew York City, NY / AUG 20

Pensacola Comic ConventionPensacola, FL / AUG 20-21

Creation Entertainment's 50 Year Mission TourCherry Hill, NJ / AUG 26-28

Camp AnimeWoodstock Valley, CT / AUG 26-28

Comic Con Palm SpringsPalm Springs, CA / AUG 26-28

Fort Collins Comic ConFort Collins, CO / AUG 26-28

Burg Comics ConHarrisburg, IL / AUG 27

Count-I-ConGrayslake, IL / AUG 27-28

Vermont Comic ConBurlington, VT / AUG 27-28

 

September 2016

Fan Expo CanadaToronto, ON / SEP 1-4

Baltimore Comic ConBaltimore, MD / SEP 2-4

Dragon*ConAtlanta, GA / SEP 2-5

Memphis Fur MeetOlive Branch, MS / SEP 2-4

Saboten ConPhoenix, AZ / SEP 2-5

Sac AnimeSacramento, CA / SEP 2-4

San JapanSan Antonio, TX / SEP 2-4

Amazing Houston Comic ConHouston, TX / SEP 9-11

Cincinnati 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

MidoriconOregon, OH / 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

Florence Comic ConFlorence, SC / SEP 11

Capital Trade ShowOttawa, ON / SEP 11

Hawaii ConKohala Coast, HI / SEP 15-18

Supernatural Official Convention DallasDallas, TX / SEP 16-18

Yaoi ConBurlingame, CA / SEP 16-18

DoDeCa ConColumbia, MO / SEP 16-18

TopCon 2016Topeka, KS / SEP 16-18

Animara ConSherbrooke, QC / SEP 17-18

Colossus ConMerced, CA / SEP 17

Japan Fest 2016Duluth, GA / SEP 17-18

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

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

Saskatchewan Extertainment ExpoSaskatoon, SK / SEP 17-18

Anime FargoFargo, ND / SEP 23-25

Atlanti-ConCorner Brook, NL / SEP 23-25

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

Konsplosion!Fort Smith, AR / SEP 23-25

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

RamenconMerrillville, IN / SEP 23-25

Wizard World AustinAustin, TX / SEP 23-25

Hartford Comic ConHartford, CT / SEP 24-25

MCM Scotland Comic ConGlasgow, Scotland / SEP 24-25

RetroconOaks, PA / SEP 24-25

Toronto Comic Book ShowToronto, ON / SEP 25

Anime Weekend AtlantaAtlanta, GA / SEP 29-OCT 2

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

Realms ConCorpus Christi, TX / SEP 30-OCT 2

TsubasaconHuntington, WV / SEP 30-OCT 2

VCON 41Richmond, BC / SEP 30-OCT 2

 

October 2016

Lehigh Valley Comic ConSchencksville, PA / OCT 1

Senshi ConAnchorage, AK / OCT 1-2

NYCC

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

FantastiCon Birch RunBirch Run, MI / OCT 8-9

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

Capital Trade ShowOttawa, ON / OCT 16

Cleveland Comic Book an Nostalgia FestivalCleveland, OH / OCT 16

Wizard World TulsaTulsa, OK / OCT 21-23

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

Fredcity Comic ConFrederick, MD / OCT 22

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

Kumoricon 2016Portland, OR / OCT 28-30

Campbell Con 2016Campbell, CA / OCT 29

FantastiCon Fort WayneFort Wayne, IN / OCT 29-30

 

November 2016

Wizard World PittsburghPittsburgh, PA / NOV 4-6

Fan Expo VancouverVancouver, BC / NOV 11-13

Pacific Media ExpoPasadena, CA / NOV 11-13

Rhode Island Comic ConProvidence, RI / NOV 11-13

Capital Trade ShowOttawa, ON / NOV 13

Daytona Beach Comic ConventionDaytona Beach, FL / NOV 13

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

Buckeye Comic ConColumbus, OH / NOV 20

Chicago TARDISLombard, IL / NOV 25-27

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

Toronto Comic Book ShowToronto, ON / NOV 27

 

December 2016

Lehigh Valley Comic ConSchencksville, PA / DEC 3

Capital Trade ShowOttawa, ON / DEC 11


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