Pumpkin spice latte season is approaching, which means your favorite fall fandom events are near! Spend this autumn getting ready for conventions and expos galore with your cosplay family, and start counting down the days until these legendary events! Read on to learn about the epic fandom events you need to experience!
New York Comic Con 2019 – Javits Center, New York, NY – October 3-6, 2019
The Big Apple is home to the one and only New York Comic Con for another unforgettable weekend this October! With legendary vendor and exhibitor activations, cosplay galore, and a jam-packed lineup of panels, demos, meet & greets, autograph sessions and more including appearances from Avengers Endgame stars Tom Hiddleston and Paul Rudd; Overwatch’s own D.VA, Charlet Chung; Lord of The Rings’ Sean Astin; and the real life Spongebob Squarepants, Tom Kenny, there’s sure to be entertainment for absolutely everyone. Not to mention, Anime Fest @ NYCC x Anime Expo is back again to delight fans of Japanese animation and manga! Get ready to start your fall fandom season off with a bang at NYCC 2019.
AlienCon Dallas – Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center, Dallas, TX – October 4-6, 2019
After raiding Area 51, be sure to head even further down south for AlienCon Dallas! Hear from The History Channel’s Ancient Aliens experts, experience thought-provoking conversations with alien believers and skeptics, and get exclusive out-of-this-world merch from the marketplace. Encounter like-minded earthlings during an incomparable weekend at AlienCon Dallas!
LeakyCon 2019: Boston – Seaport Hotel & World Trade Center, Boston, MA – October 11-13, 2019
All aboard the Hogwarts Express! LeakyCon 2019 lands in Boston, MA for the ultimate Harry Potter celebration. Spend the weekend jamming out to the hottest wizard rock bands, attend riveting panels, and participate in a memorable photo-op with your favorite film stars from the wizarding world! Step inside the Potter phenomenon and uncover the revolutionary J.K. Rowling series with your fellow Potterheads at LeakyCon 2019: Boston!
Los Angeles Comic Con 2019 – Los Angeles Convention Center, Los Angeles, CA – October 11-13, 2019
The sunny West Coast is about to get a whole lot sunnier at Los Angeles Comic Con! With 800+ diverse artists and vendors, LACC is the place to be this fall. Get up close for an autograph or photo session with the endless list of spectacular guests, like My Chemical Romance and The Umbrella Academy star, Gerard Way; Lord of the Rings’ Elijah Wood, and even your favorite stars from the The Office! Get excited for LACC this October!
Big Easy Con – 2019 – New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, New Orleans, LA – November 1-3, 2019
Combining the excitement of the French Quarter with the passion and community of fandom, Big Easy Con is a one-of-a-kind event! With stars from television and movies like Zachary Levi and Kel Mitchell, the biggest names in the comic industry, and cosplay superstars, Big Easy Con is fun for the whole family! Get ready to experience the vibrancy of New Orleans blended perfectly with your favorite pop culture this November!
Anime NYC 2019 Powered by Crunchyroll – Javits Center, New York, NY – November 15-17, 2019
Celebrate Japanese pop culture in the heart of NYC with the city’s anime convention, Anime NYC Powered by Crunchyroll! This Japan extravaganza is packed with your favorite manga and anime publishers and stars, so don’t miss your chance to snap a pic with personalities like voice actress and singer, Miku Ito! And don’t forget to strut your favorite cosplay while exploring unique exhibits, exclusive screenings, and extensive panels.
Steel City Con– Monroeville Convention Center, Monroeville, PA – December 6-8, 2019
As one of the largest cons in the U.S., Steel City Con is a household name in Pittsburgh! The 100,000 square feet of convention space lodges 750 vendor tables and an extensive artist alley. Don’t miss out on celebrity meet and greets with the infamous Mario Lopez, the classic Tony Danza, and Baywatch’s Carmen Electra! This East Coast fandom classic is sure to entertain all ages!
PAX Unplugged 2019 – Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia, PA – December 6-8, 2019
Philly, get ready to unleash your inner gamer at PAX Unplugged 2019! PAX Unplugged focuses on the Tabletop gaming world, so grab your favorite game from the lending library that’s stocked with thousands of games, and indulge in nostalgia and creativity! Complete your fall fandom event bucket list with a badge to PAX Unplugged!