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.

ConventionCityCountryTypeWebsiteLast or next
scheduled date
ÅconMariehamn, ÅlandFinlandSF/Fantasy literature[1]2014-05-01
Ad AstraToronto, OntarioCanadaGeneral[2]2015-04-10
AggieConCollege Station, TexasUSAGeneral[3]2015-03-26
AlbaconAlbany, New YorkUSASF/F[4]2015-05-08
All-ConDallas, TexasUSAGeneral[5]2015-03-12
ApolloConHouston, TexasUSAGeneral[6]2015-06-19
ArchonSt. Louis, MissouriUSAGeneral[7]2015-10-02
ArisiaBoston, MassachusettsUSAGeneral[8]2015-01-16
Arse ElektronikaSan Francisco, CaliforniaUSASex, tech, SF[9]2014-10-02
ArmadilloConAustin, TexasUSASF LIT[10]2014-07-25
BabelConBaton Rouge, LouisianaUSAGeneral2012-10-12
BalticonHunt Valley, MarylandUSAGeneral[11]2015-05-22
BayConSanta Clara, CaliforniaUSASF/F[12]2015-05-22
BoréalQuebec City, QuebecCanadaSF/F[13]2014-05-02
BoskoneBoston, MassachusettsUSAGeneral[14]2015-02-13
BotConPasadena, CaliforniaUSATransformers[15]2014-06-19
BuboniconAlbuquerque, New MexicoUSASF/F[16]2015-08-28
CapclaveGaithersburg, MarylandUSAGeneral[17]2015-10-09
CAN-CONOttawa, OntarioCanadaSF LIT[18]2014-10-03
CapriconWheeling, IllinoisUSAGeneral[19]2015-02-15
ChattaconChattanooga, TennesseeUSAGeneral[20]2015-01-30
CoastConBiloxi, MississippiUSAGeneral[21]2015-03-20
Con†StellationHuntsville, AlabamaUSAGeneral[22]2015
ConCarolinasConcord, North CarolinaUSASF/F[23]2015-05-29
ConClaveRomulus, MichiganUSASF/F[24]2014-10-10
ConCoctionCleveland, OhioUSAGeneral/Lit/Media[25]2015-3-13
ConDFWDallas, TexasUSASF LIT[26]2015-02-13
CONduitSalt Lake City, UtahUSAGeneral/Lit/Media[27]2015-05-22
ConestogaTulsa, OklahomaUSASF/F[28]2010-04-23
ConfluencePittsburgh, PennsylvaniaUSAGeneral[29]2015-07-24
ConFusionDearborn, MichiganUSAGeneral[30]2015-01-16
ConGlomerationLouisville, KentuckyUSAGeneral[31]2015-04-03
ConjectureSan Diego, CaliforniaUSAGeneral[32]2014-10-10
ConQuesTKansas City, MissouriUSAGeneral[33]2015-05-22
CONvergenceBloomington, MinnesotaUSAGeneral[34]2015-07-02
Con-VersionCalgary, AlbertaCanadaGeneral[35]2010-10-15
Comikaze ExpoLos Angeles, CaliforniaUSAGeneral[36]2014-10-31
DemiConDes Moines, IowaUSAGeneral[37]2015-05-01
Dimension JumpNottingham, EnglandUKRed Dwarf[38]2015-05-01
DisclaveWashington, D.C.USASF/F[39]1997-05-23
DiversiconSaint Paul, MinnesotaUSASF/F[40]2015-07-24
DragonconAtlanta, GeorgiaUSAGeneral[41]2015-09-04
DucKonWheeling, IllinoisUSAGeneral[42]2015-06-19
Easterconvaries, EnglandUKGeneral[43]2015-04-03
EerieConGrand Island, New YorkUSASF/F/Horror[44]2014-05-02
EuroconvariesSF/F[45]2015-04-23
F.A.C.T.S.GhentBelgiumGeneral[46]2014-10-18
FedConDüsseldorfGermanyGeneral[47]2015-05-21
FenConDallas, TexasUSAGeneral[48]2014-09-26
Festival fantazieChotěbořCzech RepublicGeneral[49]2014-06-27
FinnconVariousFinlandSF/F[50]2014-07-11
Gallifrey OneLos Angeles, CaliforniaUSADoctor Who[51]2015-02-13
GateconVancouver, British ColumbiaCanadaStargate2010-07-08
GaylaxiconAtlanta, GeorgiaUSAGeneral[52]2014-05-02
Geek.KonMadison, WisconsinUSAGeneral[53]2014-08-22
GenConIndianapolis, IndianaUSAGeneral[54]2015-07-30
Générations Star Wars et Science FictionCussetFranceStar Wars[55]2015-05-02
G-FestRosemont, IllinoisUSAJapanese Monsters[56]2015-07-10
Hal-ConHalifax, Nova ScotiaCanadaGeneral[57]2014-11-07
HypericonNashville, TennesseeUSAGeneral[58]2015-06-19
IconCedar Rapids, IowaUSASF/F[59]2014-10-31
ICon festivalTel AvivIsraelSF/F[60]2010-09-26
I-CONHempstead, New YorkUSAGeneral[61]2014-03-08
InConJunctionIndianapolis, IndianaUSASF/F[62]2015-07-03
Itzacon EireNational University of Ireland, GalwayIrelandSF/F[63]2015-03-20
Lazy Dragon ConMcKinney, TexasUSAGeneral[64]2008-07-18
LepreConPhoenix, ArizonaUSASF/F[65]2015-06-25
Life, the Universe, & EverythingProvo, UtahUSAAcademic[66]2015-02-12
LinuconAustin, TexasUSAGeneral2005-09-30
LunaconRye Brook, New YorkUSAGeneral[67]2014-03-14
Maleyevka seminarsStaraya Ruza, DubultiSoviet Union/RussiaGeneral/literature[68]2014-05-08
MarconColumbus, OhioUSAGeneral[69]2015-05-08
MarsConBloomington, MinnesotaUSAGeneral[70]2015-03-06
MarsConWilliamsburg, VirginiaUSAGeneral[71]2015-01-16
MediaWest*ConLansing, MichiganUSASF/F[72]2015-05-22
MegaConOrlando, FloridaUSAGeneral[73]2015-04-10
MicroconExeter, EnglandUKSF/F2013-02-23
MidSouthConMemphis, TennesseeUSAGeneral[74]2015-03-20
MidwestconCincinnati, OhioUSARelaxacon[75]2014-06-26
MileHiConDenver, ColoradoUSASF/F[76]2014-10-24
MiniconMinneapolis, MinnesotaUSAGeneral[77]2015-04-02
MOBICONMobile, AlabamaUSAGeneral[78]2015-05-22
MomoConAtlanta, GeorgiaUSAGeneral[79]2015-05-28
MystiConRoanoke, VirginiaUSAGeneral[80]2015-02-27
Nebula Awards WeekendChicago, IllinoisUSAGeneral[81]2015-06-04
New Zealand NatConRotoruaNew ZealandGeneral[82]2015-04-03
Nihon SF TaikaiYūbari, HokkaidōJapanGeneral[83]2014
North American Science Fiction ConventionVariousUSAGeneral[84]2014-07-17
NorwesconSeattle, WashingtonUSAGeneral[85]2015-04-05
NovaconNottingham, EnglandUKGeneral[86]2014-11-14
OctoconDublinIrelandGeneral[87]2015-10-10
OryConPortland, OregonUSAGeneral[88]2014-11-07
PenguiconSouthfield, MichiganUSAGeneral[89]2015-04-24
PhilconCherry Hill, New JerseyUSAGeneral[90]2014-11-21
PolconVariousPolandGeneral[91]2015-08-27
PyrkonPoznańPolandGeneral[92]2015-04-24
RadConPasco, WashingtonUSAGeneral[93]2015-02-13
RavenConRichmond, VirginiaUSAGeneral[94]2015-04-24
ReaderconBurlington, MassachusettsUSASF LIT[95]2014-07-10
Sci-Fi Valley ConAltoona, PennsylvaniaUSASF/F/Horror[96]2015-05-15
Sci-Fi on the RockSt. John's, Newfoundland and LabradorCanadaGeneral[97]2015-04-24
SFContarioToronto, OntarioCanadaGeneral[98]2014-11-14
SFeraKonZagrebCroatiaSF/F[99]2014-05-16
ShadowConMemphis, TennesseeUSASCA[100]2015-01-09
SoonerconMidwest City, OklahomaUSAGeneral[101]2015-06-26
SpoConSpokane, WashingtonUSAGeneral[102]2014-08-15
Star Wars CelebrationAnaheim, CaliforniaUSAStar Wars[103]2015-04-16
Starbase IndyIndianapolis, IndianaUSAStar Trek[104]2014-11-28
StarfestDenver, ColoradoUSASF/F/H[105]2015-04-17
STARFLEET International ConferenceNiagara Falls, New YorkUSAStar Trek[106]2015-08-21
Starfury ConventionsLondon / Birmingham, EnglandUKSF/General[107]Various
StellarconGreensboro, North CarolinaUSASF/F2013-03-01
SwanConPerth, Western AustraliaAustraliaSF/F[108]2015-04-02
SweconVariousSwedenSF/F[109]2015-08-07
TimeGateAtlanta, GeorgiaUSADoctor Who[110]2015-05-22
TrekTrax AtlantaAtlanta, GeorgiaUSAStar Trek[111]2015-04-24
Trinoc*coNDurham, North CarolinaUSAGeneral[112]2009-07-03
TusConTucson, ArizonaUSASF/F/H[113]2014-10-31
UnCommonConDallas, TexasUSASF/F2000-11-24
UniconVariousUKGeneral[114]2009-07-31
UniconMarylandUSAGeneral1989-07-16
VCONLower Mainland, British ColumbiaCanadaSF/F[115]2014-10-03
VericonCambridge, MassachusettsUSAGeneral[116]2014-03-21
VisionsRosemont, IllinoisUSADoctor Who[117]1998-11-29
Wales Comic ConWrexham, WalesUKGeneral[118]2014-11-30
WesterconSan Diego, CaliforniaUSASF/F[119]2015-07-02
WillyConWayne, NebraskaUSAGeneral[120]2015-04-10
WindyconLombard, IllinoisUSAGeneral[121]2014-11-14
WisConMadison, WisconsinUSAGeneral[122]2015-05-22
Wizard WorldVariousUSAMedia[123]Various
WonderConAnaheim, CaliforniaUSASF/F[124]2015-04-03
World Fantasy ConventionWashington, DCUSAFantasy[125]2014-11-06
WorldconVariousSF/General[126]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.