Fall plus fandom events is a recipe for a great time! Kick off this autumn the right way with tons of cosplay, special guest appearances, live music performances, and much more. Read on for just a few of the amazing comic cons, gaming expos, and pop culture conventions coming up this season!
New York Comic Con Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, New York, NY – October 4-7, 2018
Arguably the East Coast’s most anticipated fandom and comic convention of the year, New York Comic Con returns to NYC’s Javits Center this October with yet another stunning lineup of celebrity guests, panels, exhibitors, and much more! The incredible guest list includes dozens of celebrities, including Neil Degrasse Tyson, Jason Momoa, Michelle Rodriguez, Mark Ruffalo, and so many more. Add in the incredible exhibitor exclusives, unmissable panels, and exciting screenings, and this fandom phenomenon is sure to host another fantastic year!
Politicon 2018 Los Angeles Convention Center, Los Angeles, CA, – October 20-21, 2018
Politicon, the Unconventional Political Convention, is returning to the Los Angeles Convention Center this October for its fourth annual gathering. Bringing together some of the biggest names in politics and entertainment for an unconventional and highly entertaining weekend of political discourse, this convention will give you the opportunity to get up close and personal with political heavyweights, revel in the endless humor, and maybe even interact with a few of your favorite political influencers!
Alamo City Comic Con Alamodome, San Antonio, TX – October 26-28, 2018
As the biggest comic book and pop culture celebration held deep in the heart of Texas, Alamo City Comic Con is back for its sixth year to bring attendees all things comic and pop culture under one roof! Enjoy costume contests, panels, photo opps, and more. Plus you’ll meet some of the world’s most iconic celebrities, like Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jeff Goldblum, Rick Moranis, and Neve Campbell. Get your tickets today before they’re gone!
Los Angeles Comic Con Los Angeles Convention Center, Los Angeles, CA – October 26-28, 2018
L.A. Comic Con returns to the Los Angeles Convention Center for their 8th annual show! Join in for their #Octoversary, where you’ll be able to experience the very best in comics, gaming, sci-fi, horror, anime, pop-culture, and more. Plus, thanks to their handpicked panels, events, and meet & greets, you’ll get up close and personal with some of the biggest and best names in the entertainment, like Rob Liefeld, Ryan Hurst, Tom Cook, and Danny Trejo!
GeekGirlCon Washington State Convention Center, Seattle, WA – October 27-28, 2018
Girls, the con you’ve been waiting for is here! GeekGirlCon works to empower women and girls to pursue their passions, whether that be science and technology, comics, literature, gaming, or anything else. Held in the heart of Seattle, this con will honor the legacy of women’s contributions to every facet of geekdom, while bringing people together to share in their interests and quirks. You won’t want to miss it!
RetroGameCon 6 The Oncenter, Syracuse, NY – November 3-4, 2018
Gamers, get ready! Upstate New York’s own gaming convention, RetroGameCon, is returning to the Oncenter in Syracuse this November. Whether you’re into classic video games, board games, gaming music, or just about anything else gaming related, RetroGameCon 6 is primed to bring you their biggest and best convention yet. Prepare for incredible guests and music, exclusive panel presentations, tons of vendors and exhibitors, and an amazing lineup of tournaments and contests to thrill you all weekend long. Bring your friends, bring your family, and let the games begin!
AlienCon 2018: Baltimore Baltimore Convention Center, Baltimore, MD – November 9-11, 2018
Uncover the truth about the unexplained phenomena of the universe at AlienCon Baltimore. Featuring an amazing lineup of distinguished experts, the stars of Ancient Aliens®, and fan favorites from television and film, this convention brings believers together to explore the mysteries of what lies beyond our planet. With thought-provoking panel discussions, celebrity appearances, exclusive merchandise, fan competitions, and much more, AlienCon is the place to be this November!
Anime NYC Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, New York, NY – November 16-18, 2018
Powered by Crunchyroll, Anime NYC is a showcase of the best of Japanese pop culture in the biggest city in America, bringing anime fans and publishers together for three days of unique exhibits, exclusive screenings, and extensive panels. As if that wasn’t enough, Anime NYC also features appearances by some of the genre’s biggest creators and entertainers, like Aimer, Danny Choo, Vampy Bit Me, and so many more. Put those final stitches in your cosplay, because Anime NYC is almost here!
PAX Unplugged Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia, PA – November 30- December 2, 2018
The Tabletop section of any Penny Arcade Expo (PAX) event is always quick to fill up, and we all know how the hours seem to slip by when you’re immersed in a good game. Luckily, PAX Unplugged provides an entire weekend dedicated to analog games tailored to players of all ages! From D&D, to Settlers of Catan, to Yahtzee and Boggle, there’s sure to be no shortage of amazing games for everyone. Get your tickets today and prepare to game!
Steel City Con Monroeville Convention Center, Monroeville, PA – December 7-9, 2018
As one of the largest comic cons in the United States with over 100,000 square feet of convention space, Steel City Con always promises an amazing experience for attendees, and this fall’s event is no exception! Seize the opportunity to meet the stars of your favorite shows and films, including Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, and Star Trek: The Next Generation, and experience celebrity Q & A’s, panels, celebrity photo ops, and more. Plus, attendees are also welcome to take part in Steel City Con’s trivia and costume contests. Reserve your tickets today, and we’ll see you at the con!