June 2017 Event Preview

  • By David Kennedy | Thursday, June 1st, 2017
June 2017 Event Preview

The summer months have finally arrived, and it’s time to get out and enjoy some of our favorite summer events! Check out the concerts, festivals, and attractions that are sure to fill your June with fun in the sun!


BookCon Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, New York, NY – June 3-4, 2017

Calling all bibliophiles! Experience a celebration of books like no other, where storytelling and pop culture collide. Interact with guests including Bill Nye, Kevin Hart, and Chelsea Clinton, along with many more authors, publishers, and celebrities. Why wait? Get your ticket today and prepare for the literary event of the year!

Farm to Table Dinner Kentuck Knob, Chalk Hill, PA – June 8, 2017

A standout in Frank Lloyd Wright’s long list of architectural masterpieces, Kentuck Knob becomes a part of its environment, blending right into the hills and mountains that surround it. In partnership with Nemacolin Woodlands Resort, Eighty Acres Kitchen & Bar, and Jamison Farm, Kentuck Knob’s Farm to Table Dinner series returns this summer. Offering seasonal menus consisting of locally sourced ingredients, the Farm to Table Dinner includes an optional walkthrough of Kentuck Knob and a spectacular dinner on the property’s beautiful grounds.

Pride In The Street at Pittsburgh Pride, Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA – June 10, 2017

One of Pittsburgh’s most anticipated outdoor events returns this June with our Dreamgirl herself, Grammy and Academy Award winner Jennifer Hudson! Take to the streets as Pittsburgh’s Liberty Avenue is filled with attendees at this amazing concert including food, drink, and dancing, all in support of LGBT Pride and equality. Last year’s Pride In The Street sold out, so be sure to reserve your tickets now, and we’ll see you there!

Pride Island at NYC Pride, Pier 26, New York, NY – June 23-25, 2017

Yet another amazing event this Pride Month, NYC Pride offers more entertainment than we could ever ask for with Pride Island! Patti Labelle, Nelly Furtado, Years & Years, and more incredible artists join in this celebration of the continued fight for equality for all. Tickets are going quickly, so reserve your spot at this unforgettable summer event today!


Walker Stalker Con Nashville 2017 Nashville Music City Center, Nashville, TN – June 3-4, 2017

Your favorite zombie apocalypse survivors are heading to Nashville this June for the amazingly undead fandom event that is Walker Stalker Con! Meet the actors who bring your favorite characters to life, including Norman Reedus, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Steven Yeun, and many more! With exclusive panels, photo ops, and autograph sessions, get ready for a weekend of walker stalking fun!

Awesome Con Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, DC – June 16-18, 2017

What you’ve heard is true, Washington! Stan Lee, David Tennant, Wil Wheaton, and so many more of your favorite fandom’s celebs are heading to the District of Columbia this June for Awesome Con. Bear witness to exclusive panels and screenings, explore the Science Fair, and participate in autograph signings and photo ops with your favorite stars. Put together your best cosplay and get ready for an Awesome weekend!

OKC Mile Remington Park, Oklahoma City, OK – June 17, 2017

AMA Pro Flat Track Racing returns to the Monster Mile at Remington Park in Oklahoma City on June 17th with enough high speed racing thrills to satisfy even the most devoted speed demon! The second annual OKC Mile will include lots of activities for fans of all ages, including kids’ attractions like bounce houses, face painting, and more. With a live DJ, a vintage motorcycle show, and a chance to get photos and autographs from your favorite racers, the OKC Mile is a great way to celebrate Father’s Day weekend!


ROH Windy City Excellence – Chicago TV, The Frontier Field House 2016, Chicago Ridge, IL – June 3, 2017

Ring of Honor returns to Chicago for a nationally televised night of wrestling action! Scheduled appearances include ROH Champions Christopher Daniels, Young Bucks, and Bully Ray & The Briscoes along with many more of your favorite stars! Reserve your tickets now and get ready to watch your favorite fighters hit the ring!

2017 Omaha Beer Fest Horsemen’s Park, Omaha, NE – June 9-10, 2017

The seventh annual Omaha Beer Fest hits Horsemen’s Park June 9th to 10th, and it’s sure to be a hit! With hundreds of American Craft Beers, 80 breweries, music, food vendors, contests, and more, there’s something for everyone (21+) to enjoy! Wondering how this event could get any better? Your attendance helps to support Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy, a non-profit organization fighting to end Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Get your tickets now and remember to sample responsibly!

The Joliet Rocket Joliet Transportation Center, Joliet, IL – June 17-18, 2017

All aboard! Embark on a trip unlike any other as you journey to an exceptional vintage-themed private event in downtown Chicago behind an authentic 1940s steam locomotive. Dress for the occasion in your best 1940s or 50s look, and take in the sights, sounds, and action! Enjoy live music and entertainment, craft cocktails, professional portraits and photo opportunities, prizes for best dressed passengers, and more. Be sure to book your trip to the past before time runs out!


Heroes & Villains Portland 2017 Oregon Convention Center, Portland, OR – June 24-25, 2017

Time to suit up, Portland! FanFest is bringing you two incredible fandom events for the price of one! Your favorite heroes and villains, including Arrow’s Stephen Amell, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D’s Brett Dalton, and American Horror Story’s Denis O’Hare will come together for an incredibly action-packed event. But that’s not all this amazing weekend has to offer…

Walker Stalker Con Portland 2017 Oregon Convention Center, Portland, OR – June 24-25, 2017

Walker Stalker Con, specifically crafted for fans of The Walking Dead, adds to the fandom fun in Portland’s Oregon Convention Center with fan favorite celebrities like Sarah Wayne Callies, Scott Wilson, and Michael Cudlitz to name a few! With photo ops, guest panels, vendors, and other attractions spanning the weekend, you may just be undead if you choose to miss this double dose of awesomeness!

Russ – The Wake Up Tour The Great Saltair, Magna, UT – June 27, 2017

DIY hip-hop pioneer, Russ, hits the stage at The Great Saltair this month, and it’s sure to be an unforgettable performance. Since recording his first song at age 18, the multi-talented rapper/singer/songwriter/producer has released a string of successful hits, as well as continued to build a devoted following. Tickets are still available, so act quickly to reserve your spot at what is sure to be an incredible performance!