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!

November 2017

YoumaconDetroit, MI / NOV 2-5

BanzaiconColumbia, SC / NOV 3-5

BlizzConAnaheim, CA / NOV 3-4

CrypticonBloomington, MN / NOV 3-5

NekoConHampton, VA / NOV 3-5

OtakuFair x GaMExpoSan Antonio, TX / NOV 3-5

Rangerstop Superhero Comic & Toy ConOrlando, FL / NOV 3-5

Underground Comic ConWilmington, DE / NOV 3

The Akron ComiconAkron, OH / NOV 4-5

Green Bay Comic Book ConventionGreen Bay, WI / NOV 4

Jet City Comic ShowTacoma, WA / NOV 4-5

Mondo ConAustin, TX / NOV 4-5

Roanoke Valley ComiconRoanoke, VA / NOV 4

Rocket City NerdconHuntsville, AL / NOV 4-5

Thy Geekdom ConWilmington, DE / NOV 4-5

Vegas Valley Comic Book FestivalLas Vegas, NV / NOV 4

Albany Comic ConAlbany, NY / NOV 5

Clandestine Comics ShowTimonium, MD / NOV 5

Daytona Beach Comic ConventionDaytona Beach, FL / NOV 5

Rockford Comic Book ConventionRockford, IL / NOV 5

Celebrate TolkienGreenville, SC / NOV 9-10

Anime Blast Chattanooga Chattanooga, TN / NOV 10-12

Anime NebrasKonOmaha, NE / NOV 10-12

Fan Expo VancouverVancouver, BC / NOV 10-12

Kansas City Comic ConKansas City, MO / NOV 10-12

Long Island Doctor Who ConventionRonkonkoma, NY / NOV 10-12

NC Comicon: Bull CityRaleigh, NC / NOV 10-12

PhilconCherry Hill, NJ / NOV 10-12

Rhode Island Comic ConProvidence, RI / NOV 10-12

TusConTuscon, AZ / NOV 10-12

DuPage Comic ConWheaton, IL / NOV 11

FantastiCon Mt. ClemensMt. Clemens, MI / NOV 11-12

Palm Springs Comic Con Year 2Palm Springs, CA / NOV 11-12

Phoenix Fan FestPhoenix, AZ / NOV 11-12

South Bend Comic Book ConventionSouth Bend, IN / NOV 11

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

Springfield ComicConSpringfield, IL / NOV 12

Anime North TexasFort Worth, TX / NOV 17-19

Anime NYCNew York, NY / NOV 17-19

AtomaConNorth Charleston, SC / NOV 17-19

Daisho ConWisconsin Dells, WI / NOV 17-19

Derpy ConMorristown, NJ / NOV 17-19

Memphis! Comic and Fantasy ConventionMemphis, TN / NOV 17-19

OryConPortland, OR / NOV 17-19

Wizard World AustinAustin, TX / NOV 17-19

Emerald Coast ConFor Walton Beach, FL / NOV 18-19

Heroes & Villains Fan Fest AtlantaAtlanta, GA / NOV 18-19

Kansas City Comic Book ConventionOverland Park, KS / NOV 18

Lebanon Comic ConLebanon, MO / NOV 18-19

New Jersey Comic ExpoEdison, NJ / NOV 18-19

Retro Game Con VSyracuse, NY / NOV 18-19

WaxaConWaxahacie, TX / NOV 18-19

Buckeye Comic ConColumbus, OH / NOV 19

Omaha Comic Book ConventionOmaha, NE / NOV 19

Water Gap Comic FestMount Bethel, PA / NOV 19

X-TravaconLivonia, MI / NOV 19

ChessieconTimonium, MD / NOV 24-26

Chicago TARDISLombard, IL / NOV 24-26

Starbase IndyIndianapolis, IN / NOV 24-26

Chicago Pop Culture ConSt. Charles, IL / NOV 25-26

Toronto Comic Book ShowToronto, ON / NOV 26

Jersey Shore Christmas Comic Book ShowToms River, NJ / NOV 26

 

December 2017

New York WinterconJamaica, NY / DEC 1-3

Heroes & Villains Fan Fest San JoseSan Josa, CA / DEC 2-3

Lehigh Valley Comic ConSchencksville, PA / DEC 2

Clandestine Comics ShowLaurel, MD / DEC 3

Jim & Dan Comic and Toy ShowDayton, OH / DEC 3

Raleigh Comic Book ShowRaleigh, NC / DEC 3

Victoria Comic Book ExpoVictoria, BC / DEC 3

ACE Comic Con Long IslandUniondale, NY / DEC 8-10

AnimeUSAArlington, VA / DEC 8-10

Steel City ConMonroeville, PA / DEC 8-10

Great Lakes Holiday Comics ExpoMadison Heights, MI / DEC 9

Madison Comic Book ConventionMadison, WI / DEC 9

Ocean City Comic ConOcean City, MD / DEC 9

Richmond ComiconRichmond, VA / DEC 9

ToraconSarasota, FL / DEC 9

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

Minnesota Comic Book ConventionFridley, MN / DEC 10

Holiday MatsuriOrlando, FL / DEC 15-17

Con-JikanAlbuquerque, NM / DEC 16-17

Charlotte Comicon Winter ShowCharlotte, NC / DEC 17

Newcon PDX 5Portland, OR / DEC 30-JAN 1

Quad Cities Comic Book ConventionBettendorf, IA / DEC 30

 

January 2018

Super MAGFestNational Harbor, MD / JAN 4-7

Anime-ZAP!East Peoria, IL / JAN 5-7

EverconWausau, WI / JAN 5-7

GAFilkAtlanta, GA / JAN 5-7

KotoriconSewell, NJ / JAN 5-6

Newcon PDXPortland, OR / JAN 5-7

SacAnimeSacramento, CA / JAN 5-7

Taiyou ConMesa, AZ / JAN 5-7

Wizard World New OrleansNew Orleans, LA / JAN 5-7

Capital Trade ShowOttawa, ON / JAN 7

Clandestine Comics ShowTimonium, MD / JAN 7

X-TravaconLivonia, MI / JAN 7

Further ConfusionSan Jose, CA / JAN 11-15

IchibanconConcord, NC / JAN 11-14

Albuquerque Comic ConAlbuquerque, NM / JAN 12-14

ArisiaBoston, MA / JAN 12-15

IllogiconCary, NC / JAN 12-14

MarsConWilliamsburg, VA / JAN 12-14

Paradise City Comic ConMiami, FL / JAN 12-14

PAX SouthSan Antonio, TX / JAN 12-14

RustyconSeattle, WA / JAN 12-14

ACE Comic Con ArizonaGlendale, AZ / JAN 13-15

Anime ImpulsePomona, CA / JAN 13-14

Heroes & Villains Fan FestPortland, OR / JAN 13-14

SwampConGainesville, FL / JAN 13-14

ConFusionDetroit, MI / JAN 18-21

AniMoreBaltimore, MD / JAN 19-21

ChattaconChattanooga, TN / JAN 19-21

ConDorConSan Diego, CA / JAN 19-21

COSineColorado Springs, CO / JAN 19-21

G-AnimeGatineau, QC / JAN 19-21

Otakon VegasLas Vegas, NV / JAN 19-21

A Taste of AnimethonEdmonton, AB / JAN 19-20

Philadelphia Comic-ConEssington, PA / JAN 21

Anime Los AngelesOntario, CA / JAN 25-28

KamiConBirmingham, AL / JAN 26-28

OhayoconColumbus, OH / JAN 26-28

Iigurubando ConFairfield, TX / JAN 27

Milwaukee Comic Book ConventionMilwaukee, WI / JAN 27

SetsuconAltoona, PA / JAN 27-28

Uchi-ConChicago, IL / JAN 27

Peoria Comic Book ConventionPeoria, IL / JAN 28

 

February 2018

FoolscapSeattle, WA / FEB 2-4

GlimmerdarkPrinceton, NJ / FEB 2-4

Star City AnimeRoanoke, VA / FEB 2-4

Wizard World St. LouisSt. Louis, MO / FEB 2-4

Bak-AnimeBakersfield, CA / FEB 3-4

BrickFair AlabamaBirmingham, AL / FEB 3-4

Cedar Rapids Comic ConCedar Rapids, IA / FEB 3

Capital Trade ShowOttawa, ON / FEB 4

Clandestine Comics ShowLaurel, MD / FEB 4

Arizona Game FairMesa, AZ / FEB 9-11

FarpointHunt Valley, MD / FEB 9-11

Galaxy FestColorado Springs, CO / FEB 9-11

Seishun ConAtlanta, GA / FEB 9-11

Des Moines Comic Book ConventionAltoona, IL / FEB 10

ZipconAkron, OH / FEB 10

AnimarathonBowling Green, OH / FEB 11

AniRevo: WinterVancouver, BC / FEB 11-12

Omaha Comic Book ConventionOmaha, NE / FEB 11

X-TravaconLivonia, MI / FEB 11

CapriconWheeling, IL / FEB 15-18

AnachroConAtlanta, GA / FEB 16-18

Anime MilwaukeeMilwaukee, WI / FEB 16-18

BoskoneBoston, MA / FEB 16-18

ConDFWForth Worth, TX / FEB 16-18

Gallifrey OneLos Angeles, CA / FEB 16-18

KatsuconNational Harbor, MD / FEB 16-18

London Anime & Gaming ConLondon, UK / FEB 16-18

Planet Comicon Kansas CityKansas City, MO / FEB 16-18

RadConPasco, WA / FEB 16-18

Tsukino-ConVictoria, BC / FEB 16-18

UshiconRound Rock, TX / FEB 16-18

TotalConMarlborough, MA / FEB 22-25

Coastal MagicDaytona Beach, FL / FEB 22-25

Con NoogaChattanooga, TN / FEB 23-25

Anthro New EnglandBoston, MA / FEB 23-25

Great Lakes Comic-ConWarren, MI / FEB 23-24

MystiConRoanoke, VA / FEB 23-25

Pensacola Comic ConPensacola, FL / FEB 23-25

VisionconSpringfield, MO / FEB 23-25

AnniConAnniston, AL / FEB 24

Captain's Comic ExpoCharleston, SC / FEB 24-25

Comic Con RevolutionWest Palm Beach, FL / FEB 24

Galactic ConMiddletown, DE / FEB 24

Milwaukee Comic ConMilwaukee, WI / FEB 24

NWI Comic ConSchererville, IN / FEB 24

South Bend Comic Book ConventionSouth Bend, IN / FEB 24

Springfield ComicConSpringfield, IL / FEB 25

 

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

Rai Con WinterGlasgow, Scotland / MAR 3

Tomkat Comics ShowGriffith, IN / MAR 3

Capital Trade ShowOttawa, ON / MAR 4

StL Comics Winter DaySt. Louis, MO / MAR 4

VancoufurRichmond, BC / MAR 8-11

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

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

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

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

ConsonanceMilpitas, CA / MAR 22-25

Collective ConJacksonville, FL / MAR 23-25

Colorado Anime FestDenver, CO / MAR 23-25

EvilleconEvansville, IN / 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

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

Gem City Comic ConDayton, OH / MAR 24-25

Kelowna FXKelowna, BC / MAR 24-25

SC ComiconGreenville, SC / MAR 24-25

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

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

Anime ArkansasLittle Rock, AR / APR 13-15

El Paso Comic ConEl Paso, TX / 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

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

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

Marble City ComiconKnoxville, TN / APR 21-22

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

East Coast ComiconSecaucus, NJ / APR 27-29

 

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

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

Comic Con RevolutionOntario, CA / MAY 19-20

East Coast Comic ExpoMoncton, NB / MAY 19-20

Springfield ComicConSpringfield, IL / 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

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

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

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

Flower City Comic ConRochester, NY / JUN 9-10

Capital Trade ShowOttawa, ON / 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

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

Sci Fi Summer ConAtlanta, GA / JUN 22-24

SoonerCon 26Oklahoma City, OK / JUN 22-24

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

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

Orillia Comic-ConOrillia, ON / JUN 23-24

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

 

2018

InConJunctionIndianapolis, IN / JUL 6-8

Montreal ComicconMontreal, QC / JUL 6-8

Great Lakes Comics ExpoMadison Heights, MI / JUL 14

Capital Trade ShowOttawa, ON / JUL 15

BlerdconWashington, DC / JUL 27-29

OzCon InternationalPomona, CA / AUG 10-12

Kid KonPasadena, CA / AUG 11

Capital Trade ShowOttawa, ON / AUG 12

Fan Expo CanadaToronto, ON / AUG 30-SEP 2

Capital Trade ShowOttawa, ON / SEP 9

Forest City ComiconLondon, ON / SEP 22

Capital Trade ShowOttawa, ON / OCT 14

ShadoConTampa, FL / NOV 2-4

Capital Trade ShowOttawa, ON / NOV 11

Capital Trade ShowOttawa, ON / DEC 9


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