List of science fiction conventions

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This is a list of notable science fiction conventions,[nb 1] as distinct from anime conventions, comic book conventions, furry conventions, gaming conventions, horror conventions, and multigenre conventions.

Convention City Country Type Website Last or next
scheduled date
Åcon Mariehamn, Åland Finland SF/Fantasy literature [1] 2014-05-01
Ad Astra Toronto, Ontario Canada General [2] 2015-04-10
AggieCon College Station, Texas USA General [3] 2015-03-26
Albacon Albany, New York USA SF/F [4] 2015-05-08
All-Con Dallas, Texas USA General [5] 2015-03-12
ApolloCon Houston, Texas USA General [6] 2015-06-19
Archon St. Louis, Missouri USA General [7] 2015-10-02
Arisia Boston, Massachusetts USA General [8] 2015-01-16
Arse Elektronika San Francisco, California USA Sex, tech, SF [9] 2014-10-02
ArmadilloCon Austin, Texas USA SF LIT [10] 2014-07-25
BabelCon Baton Rouge, Louisiana USA General 2012-10-12
Balticon Hunt Valley, Maryland USA General [11] 2015-05-22
BayCon Santa Clara, California USA SF/F [12] 2015-05-22
Boréal Quebec City, Quebec Canada SF/F [13] 2014-05-02
Boskone Boston, Massachusetts USA General [14] 2015-02-13
BotCon Pasadena, California USA Transformers [15] 2014-06-19
Bubonicon Albuquerque, New Mexico USA SF/F [16] 2015-08-28
Capclave Gaithersburg, Maryland USA General [17] 2015-10-09
CAN-CON Ottawa, Ontario Canada SF LIT [18] 2014-10-03
Capricon Wheeling, Illinois USA General [19] 2015-02-15
Chattacon Chattanooga, Tennessee USA General [20] 2015-01-30
CoastCon Biloxi, Mississippi USA General [21] 2015-03-20
Con†Stellation Huntsville, Alabama USA General [22] 2015
ConCarolinas Concord, North Carolina USA SF/F [23] 2015-05-29
ConClave Romulus, Michigan USA SF/F [24] 2014-10-10
ConDFW Dallas, Texas USA SF LIT [25] 2015-02-13
CONduit Salt Lake City, Utah USA General/Lit/Media [26] 2015-05-22
Conestoga Tulsa, Oklahoma USA SF/F [27] 2010-04-23
Confluence Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania USA General [28] 2015-07-24
ConFusion Dearborn, Michigan USA General [29] 2015-01-16
ConGlomeration Louisville, Kentucky USA General [30] 2015-04-03
Conjecture San Diego, California USA General [31] 2014-10-10
ConQuesT Kansas City, Missouri USA General [32] 2015-05-22
CONvergence Bloomington, Minnesota USA General [33] 2015-07-02
Con-Version Calgary, Alberta Canada General [34] 2010-10-15
Comikaze Expo Los Angeles, California USA General [35] 2014-10-31
DemiCon Des Moines, Iowa USA General [36] 2015-05-01
Dimension Jump Nottingham, England UK Red Dwarf [37] 2015-05-01
Disclave Washington, D.C. USA SF/F [38] 1997-05-23
Diversicon Saint Paul, Minnesota USA SF/F [39] 2015-07-24
Dragoncon Atlanta, Georgia USA General [40] 2015-09-04
DucKon Wheeling, Illinois USA General [41] 2015-06-19
Eastercon varies, England UK General [42] 2015-04-03
EerieCon Grand Island, New York USA SF/F/Horror [43] 2014-05-02
Eurocon varies SF/F [44] 2015-04-23
F.A.C.T.S. Ghent Belgium General [45] 2014-10-18
FedCon Düsseldorf Germany General [46] 2015-05-21
FenCon Dallas, Texas USA General [47] 2014-09-26
Festival fantazie Chotěboř Czech Republic General [48] 2014-06-27
Finncon Various Finland SF/F [49] 2014-07-11
Gallifrey One Los Angeles, California USA Doctor Who [50] 2015-02-13
Gatecon Vancouver, British Columbia Canada Stargate 2010-07-08
Gaylaxicon Atlanta, Georgia USA General [51] 2014-05-02
Geek.Kon Madison, Wisconsin USA General [52] 2014-08-22
GenCon Indianapolis, Indiana USA General [53] 2015-07-30
Générations Star Wars et Science Fiction Cusset France Star Wars [54] 2015-05-02
G-Fest Rosemont, Illinois USA Japanese Monsters [55] 2015-07-10
Hal-Con Halifax, Nova Scotia Canada General [56] 2014-11-07
HispaCon varies, Spain Spain General [57] 2014-12-06
Hypericon Nashville, Tennessee USA General [58] 2015-06-19
Icon Cedar Rapids, Iowa USA SF/F [59] 2014-10-31
ICon festival Tel Aviv Israel SF/F [60] 2010-09-26
I-CON Hempstead, New York USA General [61] 2014-03-08
InConJunction Indianapolis, Indiana USA SF/F [62] 2015-07-03
Lazy Dragon Con McKinney, Texas USA General [63] 2008-07-18
LepreCon Phoenix, Arizona USA SF/F [64] 2015-06-25
Life, the Universe, & Everything Provo, Utah USA Academic [65] 2015-02-12
Linucon Austin, Texas USA General 2005-09-30
Lunacon Rye Brook, New York USA General [66] 2014-03-14
Maleyevka seminars Staraya Ruza, Dubulti Soviet Union/Russia General/literature [67] 2014-05-08
Marcon Columbus, Ohio USA General [68] 2015-05-08
MarsCon Bloomington, Minnesota USA General [69] 2015-03-06
MarsCon Williamsburg, Virginia USA General [70] 2015-01-16
MediaWest*Con Lansing, Michigan USA SF/F [71] 2015-05-22
MegaCon Orlando, Florida USA General [72] 2015-04-10
Microcon Exeter, England UK SF/F 2013-02-23
MidSouthCon Memphis, Tennessee USA General [73] 2015-03-20
Midwestcon Cincinnati, Ohio USA Relaxacon [74] 2014-06-26
MileHiCon Denver, Colorado USA SF/F [75] 2014-10-24
Minicon Minneapolis, Minnesota USA General [76] 2015-04-02
MOBICON Mobile, Alabama USA General [77] 2015-05-22
MomoCon Atlanta, Georgia USA General [78] 2015-05-28
MystiCon Roanoke, Virginia USA General [79] 2015-02-27
Nebula Awards Weekend Chicago, Illinois USA General [80] 2015-06-04
New Zealand NatCon Rotorua New Zealand General [81] 2015-04-03
Nihon SF Taikai Yūbari, Hokkaidō Japan General [82] 2014
North American Science Fiction Convention Various USA General [83] 2014-07-17
Norwescon Seattle, Washington USA General [84] 2015-04-05
Novacon Nottingham, England UK General [85] 2014-11-14
Octocon Dublin Ireland General [86] 2015-10-10
OryCon Portland, Oregon USA General [87] 2014-11-07
Penguicon Southfield, Michigan USA General [88] 2015-04-24
Philcon Cherry Hill, New Jersey USA General [89] 2014-11-21
Polcon Various Poland General [90] 2015-08-27
Pyrkon Poznań Poland General [91] 2015-04-24
RadCon Pasco, Washington USA General [92] 2015-02-13
RavenCon Richmond, Virginia USA General [93] 2015-04-24
Readercon Burlington, Massachusetts USA SF LIT [94] 2014-07-10
Sci-Fi Valley Con Altoona, Pennsylvania USA SF/F/Horror [95] 2015-05-15
Sci-Fi on the Rock St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador Canada General [96] 2015-04-24
SFContario Toronto, Ontario Canada General [97] 2014-11-14
SFeraKon Zagreb Croatia SF/F [98] 2014-05-16
ShadowCon Memphis, Tennessee USA SCA [99] 2015-01-09
Soonercon Midwest City, Oklahoma USA General [100] 2015-06-26
SpoCon Spokane, Washington USA General [101] 2014-08-15
Star Wars Celebration Anaheim, California USA Star Wars [102] 2015-04-16
Starbase Indy Indianapolis, Indiana USA Star Trek [103] 2014-11-28
Starfest Denver, Colorado USA SF/F/H [104] 2015-04-17
STARFLEET International Conference Niagara Falls, New York USA Star Trek [105] 2015-08-21
Starfury Conventions London / Birmingham, England UK SF/General [106] Various
Stellarcon Greensboro, North Carolina USA SF/F 2013-03-01
SwanCon Perth, Western Australia Australia SF/F [107] 2015-04-02
Swecon Various Sweden SF/F [108] 2015-08-07
TimeGate Atlanta, Georgia USA Doctor Who [109] 2015-05-22
TrekTrax Atlanta Atlanta, Georgia USA Star Trek [110] 2015-04-24
Trinoc*coN Durham, North Carolina USA General [111] 2009-07-03
TusCon Tucson, Arizona USA SF/F/H [112] 2014-10-31
UnCommonCon Dallas, Texas USA SF/F 2000-11-24
Unicon Various UK General [113] 2009-07-31
Unicon Maryland USA General 1989-07-16
VCON Lower Mainland, British Columbia Canada SF/F [114] 2014-10-03
Vericon Cambridge, Massachusetts USA General [115] 2014-03-21
Visions Rosemont, Illinois USA Doctor Who [116] 1998-11-29
Wales Comic Con Wrexham, Wales UK General [117] 2014-11-30
Westercon San Diego, California USA SF/F [118] 2015-07-02
WillyCon Wayne, Nebraska USA General [119] 2015-04-10
Windycon Lombard, Illinois USA General [120] 2014-11-14
WisCon Madison, Wisconsin USA General [121] 2015-05-22
Wizard World Various USA Media [122] Various
WonderCon Anaheim, California USA SF/F [123] 2015-04-03
World Fantasy Convention Washington, DC USA Fantasy [124] 2014-11-06
Worldcon Various SF/General [125] 2015-08-19

References[edit]

  1. ^ A convention is presumed notable if it has received significant coverage in reliable sources that are independent of the convention and satisfies the inclusion criteria for a stand-alone article.