List of science fiction conventions

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This is a list of notable science fiction conventions, 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/F [1] 2016-05-05
Ad Astra Toronto, Ontario Canada General [2] 2016-04-29
AggieCon College Station, Texas United States General [3] 2016-04-01
Albacon Albany, New York United States SF/F [4] 2016-03-04
All-Con Dallas, Texas United States General [5] 2016-03-17
ApolloCon Houston, Texas United States General [6] 2015-06-19
Archon St. Louis, Missouri United States General [7] 2017-09-29
Arisia Boston, Massachusetts United States General [8] 2018-01-12
ArmadilloCon Austin, Texas United States SF Literature [9] 2017-08-04
BabelCon Baton Rouge, Louisiana United States General 2012-10-12
Balticon Baltimore, Maryland United States General [10] 2018-05-25
BayCon Santa Clara, California United States SF/F [11] 2015-05-22
Boréal Quebec City, Quebec Canada SF/F [12] 2015-05-20
Boskone Boston, Massachusetts United States SF/F [13] 2018-02-16
BotCon Louisville, KY United States Transformers [14] 2016-04-07-10
Bubonicon Albuquerque, New Mexico United States SF/F [15] 2015-08-28
Capclave Gaithersburg, Maryland United States General [16] 2015-10-09
CAN-CON Ottawa, Ontario Canada SF Literature [17] 2015-10-30
Capricon Wheeling, Illinois United States General [18] 2018-02-15
Chattacon Chattanooga, Tennessee United States General [19] 2016-01-29
CoastCon Biloxi, Mississippi United States General [20] 2016-03-04
Con†Stellation Huntsville, Alabama United States General [21] 2015-10-16
ConCarolinas Concord, North Carolina United States SF/F [22] 2016-06-03
ConCoction Cleveland, Ohio United States General/Literature/Media [23] 2016-03-11
ConDFW Dallas, Texas United States SF Literature [24] 2016-02-12
CONduit Salt Lake City, Utah United States General/Literature/Media [25] 2015-05-22
Conestoga Tulsa, Oklahoma United States SF/F [26] 2010-04-23
Confluence Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania United States General [27] 2015-07-24
ConFusion Detroit, Michigan United States General [28] 2018-01-18
ConGlomeration Louisville, Kentucky United States General [29] 2018-03-30
Conjecture San Diego, California United States General [30] 2015-07-02
ConQuesT Kansas City, Missouri United States General [31] 2018-05-25
CONvergence Bloomington, Minnesota United States General [32] 2018-07-05
Con-Version Calgary, Alberta Canada General [33] 2010-10-15
Comikaze Expo Los Angeles, California United States General [34] 2014-10-31
DeepCon Fiuggi Fonte, Frosinone Italy General [35] 2016-03-17
DemiCon Des Moines, Iowa United States General [36] 2018-05-04
Dimension Jump Nottingham, England UK Red Dwarf [37] 2015-05-01
Disclave Washington, D.C. United States SF/F [38] 1997-05-23
Diversicon Saint Paul, Minnesota United States SF/F [39] 2015-07-24
Dragoncon Atlanta, Georgia United States General [40] 2017-09-01
Eastercon varies, England UK General [41] 2016-03-25
EerieCon Grand Island, New York United States SF/F/Horror [42] 2015-08-02
Escape Velocity Washington, DC United States SF [43] 2016-07-01
Eurocon varies SF/F [44] 2017-06-16
F.A.C.T.S. Ghent Belgium General [45] 2015-09-26
Fantasticon Copenhagen Denmark SF/F [46] 2018-09-21
FedCon Düsseldorf Germany General [47] 2015-05-21
FenCon Dallas, Texas United States General [48] 2017-09-22
Festival fantazie Chotěboř Czech Republic General [49] 2015-07-01
Finncon Various Finland SF/F [50] 2014-07-11
Gallifrey One Los Angeles, California United States Doctor Who [51] 2016-02-12
Gatecon Vancouver, British Columbia Canada Stargate, Dark Matter, Sanctuary and more [52] 2016-09-08
Gaylaxicon Atlanta, Georgia United States General [53] 2015-05-08
Geek.Kon Madison, Wisconsin United States General [54] 2015-08-21
GenCon Indianapolis, Indiana United States General [55] 2015-07-30
Générations Star Wars et Science Fiction Cusset France Star Wars [56] 2016-04-30
G-Fest Rosemont, Illinois United States Japanese Monsters [57] 2018-07-13
Hal-Con Halifax, Nova Scotia Canada General [58] 2015-10-30
Hypericon Nashville, Tennessee United States General [59] 2018-07-06
Icecon Reykjavik Iceland SF/F [60] 2018-10-05
Icon Cedar Rapids, Iowa United States SF/F [61] 2015-10-16
ICon festival Tel Aviv Israel SF/F [62] 2017-10-08
I-CON Hempstead, New York United States General [63] 2014-03-08
InConJunction Indianapolis, Indiana United States SF/F [64] 2016-07-01
Itzacon Eire National University of Ireland, Galway Ireland SF/F [65] 2015-03-20
JordanCon Atlanta, Georgia United States SF/F [66] 2018-04-20
Lazy Dragon Con McKinney, Texas United States General [67] 2008-07-18
LepreCon Phoenix, Arizona United States SF/F [68] 2016-06-23
Life, the Universe, & Everything Provo, Utah United States Academic [69] 2016-02-11
Linucon Austin, Texas United States General 2005-09-30
Lunacon Rye Brook, New York United States General [70] 2016-03-18
Maleyevka seminars Saint Petersburg, Vasilevsky Soviet Union/Russia General/literature [71] 2015-04-23
Marcon Columbus, Ohio United States General [72] 2015-05-08
MarsCon Bloomington, Minnesota United States General [73] 2018-03-02
MarsCon Williamsburg, Virginia United States General [74] 2016-01-15
MediaWest*Con Lansing, Michigan United States SF/F [75] 2015-05-22
MegaCon Orlando, Florida United States General [76] 2015-04-10
Microcon Exeter, England UK SF/F 2013-02-23
MidSouthCon Memphis, Tennessee United States General [77] 2015-03-20
Midwestcon Cincinnati, Ohio United States Relaxacon [78] 2015-06-25
MileHiCon Denver, Colorado United States SF/F [79] 2017-10-27
Minicon Minneapolis, Minnesota United States General [80] 2018-03-30
MOBICON Mobile, Alabama United States General [81] 2015-05-22
MomoCon Atlanta, Georgia United States General [82] 2015-05-28
Monsterama Atlanta, Georgia United States General [83] 2018-10-05
MystiCon Roanoke, Virginia United States General [84] 2016-02-26
SFWA Nebula Conference Pittsburgh, PA United States General [85] 2018-05-17
New Zealand NatCon Rotorua New Zealand General [86] 2015-04-03
Nihon SF Taikai Yūbari, Hokkaidō Japan General [87] 2014
North American Science Fiction Convention Various United States General [88] 2014-07-17
Norwescon Seattle, Washington United States General [89] 2015-04-05
Novacon Nottingham, England UK General [90] 2015-11-13
Octocon Dublin Ireland General [91] 2015-10-10
OryCon Portland, Oregon United States General [92] 2015-11-20
Outlantacon Atlanta, Georgia United States General [93] 2015-05-08
Penguicon Southfield, Michigan United States General [94] 2015-04-24
Philcon Cherry Hill, New Jersey United States General [95] 2014-11-21
Polcon Various Poland General [96] 2015-08-27
Pyrkon Poznań Poland General [97] 2015-04-24
RadCon Pasco, Washington United States General [98] 2018-02-16
RavenCon Richmond, Virginia United States General [99] 2015-04-24
Readercon Burlington, Massachusetts United States SF LIT [100] 2015-07-09
Rhode Island Comic Con Providence, Rhode Island United States General [101] 2018-11-02
Sci-Fi Valley Con Altoona, Pennsylvania United States SF/F/Horror [102] 2017-06-09
Sci-Fi on the Rock St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador Canada General [103] 2015-04-24
SFContario Toronto, Ontario Canada General [104] 2015-11-20
SFeraKon Zagreb Croatia SF/F [105] 2015-05-15
ShadowCon Memphis, Tennessee United States SCA [106] 2015-01-09
Shore-Leave Hunt Valley, Maryland United States General [107] 2018-07-06
Soonercon Midwest City, Oklahoma United States General [108] 2018-06-22
SpoCon Spokane, Washington United States General [109] 2015-06-05
Star Wars Celebration Anaheim, California United States Star Wars [110] 2015-04-16
Starbase Indy Indianapolis, Indiana United States Star Trek [111] 2018-11-23
STARFLEET International Conference Niagara Falls, New York United States Star Trek [112] 2015-08-21
Starfury Conventions London / Birmingham, England UK SF/General [113] Various
Stellarcon Greensboro, North Carolina United States SF/F 2013-03-01
SwanCon Perth, Western Australia Australia SF/F [114] 2015-04-02
Swecon Various Sweden SF/F [115] 2015-08-07
TimeGate Atlanta, Georgia United States Doctor Who [116] 2015-05-22
Treklanta Atlanta, Georgia United States SF/Star Trek [117] 2016-04-15
Trinoc*coN Durham, North Carolina United States General [118] 2009-07-03
TusCon Tucson, Arizona United States SF/F/H [119] 2015-10-30
UnCommonCon Dallas, Texas United States SF/F 2000-11-24
Unicon Maryland United States General 1989-07-16
VCON Lower Mainland, British Columbia Canada SF/F [120] 2018-10-05
Vericon Cambridge, Massachusetts United States General [121] 2014-03-21
Visions Rosemont, Illinois United States Doctor Who [122] 1998-11-29
Wales Comic Con Wrexham, Wales UK General [123] 2015-04-26
Westercon varies United States SF/F [124] 2018-07-04
WillyCon Wayne, Nebraska United States General [125] 2017-03-31
Windycon Lombard, Illinois United States General [126] 2017-11-11
WisCon Madison, Wisconsin United States General [127] 2018-05-25
Wizard World Various United States Media [128] Various
WonderCon Los Angeles, California United States SF/F [129] 2018-03-23
World Fantasy Convention San Antonio, Texas United States Fantasy [130] 2017-11-02
Worldcon Various SF/General [131] 2018-08-16