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]2013-05-09
Ad AstraToronto, OntarioCanadaGeneral[2]2013-04-05
AggieConCollege Station, TexasUSAGeneral[3]2013-03-22
AlbaconAlbany, New YorkUSASF/F[4]2012-10-18
All-ConDallas, TexasUSAGeneral[5]2014-03-13
ApolloConHouston, TexasUSAGeneral[6]2013-06-28
ArchonSt. Louis, MissouriUSAGeneral[7]2013-10-04
ArisiaBoston, MassachusettsUSAGeneral[8]2014-01-17
ArmadilloConAustin, TexasUSASF LIT[9]2012-07-27
BabelConBaton Rouge, LouisianaUSAGeneral2012-10-12
BalticonBaltimore, MarylandUSAGeneral[10]2013-05-24
BayConSanta Clara, CaliforniaUSASF/F[11]2013-05-24
BoréalQuebec City, QuebecCanadaSF/F[12]2013-05-03
BoskoneBoston, MassachusettsUSAGeneral[13]2013-02-15
BotConVariousUSATransformers[14]2013-06-27
BuboniconAlbuquerque, New MexicoUSASF/F[15]2013-08-23
CapclaveWashington, D.CUSAGeneral[16]2013-10-11
CAN-CONOttawa, OntarioCanadaSF LIT[17]2013-10-11
CapriconWheeling, IllinoisUSAGeneral[18]2014-02-06
ChattaconChattanooga, TennesseeUSAGeneral[19]2014-01-24
CoastConBiloxi, MississippiUSAGeneral[20]2014-03-07
Con†StellationHuntsville, AlabamaUSAGeneral[21]2013-10-11
ConCarolinasCharlotte, North CarolinaUSASF/F[22]2013-05-31
ConClaveRomulus, MichiganUSASF/F[23]2010-10-07
ConDFWRichardson, TexasUSASF LIT[24]2013-02-15
CONduitSalt Lake City, UtahUSAGeneral/Lit/Media[25]2013-05-24
ConestogaTulsa, OklahomaUSASF/F[26]2010-04-23
ConfluencePittsburgh, PennsylvaniaUSAGeneral[27]2013-07-19
ConFusionAnn Arbor, MichiganUSAGeneral[28]2014-01-17
ConGlomerationLouisville, KentuckyUSAGeneral[29]2014-04-11
ConjectureSan Diego, CaliforniaUSAGeneral[30]2013-10-18
ConQuesTKansas City, MissouriUSAGeneral[31]2013-05-24
CONvergenceBloomington, MinnesotaUSAGeneral[32]2013-07-04
Con-VersionCalgary, AlbertaCanadaGeneral[33]2010-10-15
Comikaze ExpoLos Angeles, CaliforniaUSAGeneral[34]2013-11-01
DemiConDes Moines, IowaUSAGeneral[35]2013-05-03
Dimension JumpBirmingham, EnglandUKRed Dwarf[36]2013-05-03
DisclaveWashington, D.C.USASF/F[37]1997-05-23
DiversiconSaint Paul, MinnesotaUSASF/F[38]2013-08-02
DragonconAtlanta, GeorgiaUSAGeneral[39]2013-08-30
DucKonSchaumburg, IllinoisUSAGeneral[40]2013-06-28
EasterconBradford, EnglandUKGeneral[41]2013-03-29
EerieConNiagara Falls, New YorkUSASF/F/Horror[42]2013-04-26
EuroconKievUkraineSF/F[43]2013-04-11
F.A.C.T.S.GhentBelgiumGeneral[44]2013-10-19
FedConDüsseldorfGermanyGeneral[45]2013-05-09
FenConDallas, TexasUSAGeneral[46]2013-10-04
Festival fantazieChotěbořCzech RepublicGeneral[47]2013-06-28
FinnconVariousFinlandSF/F[48]2013-07-05
Gallifrey OneLos Angeles, CaliforniaUSADoctor Who[49]2014-02-14
GateconVancouver, British ColumbiaCanadaStargate2010-07-08
GaylaxiconAtlanta, GeorgiaUSAGeneral[50]2013-10-03
Geek.KonMadison, WisconsinUSAGeneral[51]2013-08-23
GenConIndianapolis, IndianaUSAGeneral[52]2013-08-15
G-FestRosemont, IllinoisUSAJapanese Monsters[53]2013-07-12
Hal-ConHalifax, Nova ScotiaCanadaGeneral[54]2013-11-08
HypericonNashville, TennesseeUSAGeneral[55]2013-06-14
IconCedar Rapids, IowaUSASF/F[56]2013-11-15
ICon festivalTel AvivIsraelSF/F[57]2010-09-26
I-CONHempstead, New YorkUSAGeneral[58]2013-03-22
InConJunctionIndianapolis, IndianaUSASF/F[59]2014-07-04
Lazy Dragon ConMcKinney, TexasUSAGeneral[60]2008-07-18
LepreConPhoenix, ArizonaUSASF/F[61]2013-05-09
Life, the Universe, & EverythingOrem, UtahUSAAcademic[62]2013-02-01
LinuconAustin, TexasUSAGeneral2005-09-30
LunaconRye Brook, New YorkUSAGeneral[63]2013-03-15
Maleyevka seminarsStaraya Ruza, DubultiSoviet Union/RussiaGeneral/literature[64]2013-05-08
MarconColumbus, OhioUSAGeneral[65]2013-03-29
MarsConBloomington, MinnesotaUSAGeneral[66]2014-03-07
MarsConWilliamsburg, VirginiaUSAGeneral[67]2015-01-16
MediaWest*ConLansing, MichiganUSASF/F[68]2013-05-24
MegaConOrlando, FloridaUSAGeneral[69]2013-03-15
MicroconExeter, EnglandUKSF/F[70]2011-03-05
MidSouthConMemphis, TennesseeUSAGeneral[71]2013-03-22
MidwestconCincinnati, OhioUSARelaxacon[72]2012-06-21
MileHiConDenver, ColoradoUSASF/F[73]2014-10-24
MiniconMinneapolis, MinnesotaUSAGeneral[74]2013-03-29
MOBICONMobile, AlabamaUSAGeneral[75]2013-05-17
MomoConAtlanta, GeorgiaUSAGeneral[76]2013-03-08
MystiConRoanoke, VirginiaUSAGeneral[77]2013-02-22
Nebula Awards WeekendSan Jose, CaliforniaUSAGeneral[78]2013-05-16
New Zealand NatConWellingtonNew ZealandGeneral[79]2013-07-12
Nihon SF TaikaiYūbari, HokkaidōJapanGeneral[80]2012-07-07
North American Science Fiction ConventionVariousUSAGeneral[81]2014-07-17
NorwesconSeattle, WashingtonUSAGeneral[82]2013-03-28
NovaconNottingham, EnglandUKGeneral[83]2013-11-08
OctoconDublinIrelandGeneral[84]2013-10-12
OryConPortland, OregonUSAGeneral[85]2013-11-08
PenguiconPontiac, MichiganUSAGeneral[86]2013-04-26
PhilconPhiladelphia, PennsylvaniaUSAGeneral[87]2012-11-09
PolconVariousPolandGeneral[88]2013-08-29
PyrkonPoznańPolandGeneral[89]2013-03-22
RadConPasco, WashingtonUSAGeneral[90]2013-02-15
RavenConRichmond, VirginiaUSAGeneral[91]2013-04-05
ReaderconBoston, MassachusettsUSASF LIT[92]2013-07-11
Sci-Fi Valley ConAltoona, PennsylvaniaUSASF/F/Horror[93]2014-06-27
Sci-Fi on the RockSt. John's, Newfoundland and LabradorCanadaGeneral[94]2013-04-26
SFContarioToronto, OntarioCanadaGeneral[95]2013-11-29
SFeraKonZagrebCroatiaSF/F[96]2013-05-10
ShadowConMemphis, TennesseeUSASCA[97]2013-08-02
SoonerconOklahoma City, OklahomaUSAGeneral[98]2013-06-28
SpoConSpokane, WashingtonUSAGeneral[99]2013-08-09
Star Wars CelebrationOrlando, FloridaUSAStar Wars[100]2012-08-23
Starbase IndyIndianapolis, IndianaUSAStar Trek[101]2013-11-29
StarfestDenver, ColoradoUSASF/F/H[102]2013-04-19
STARFLEET International ConferenceDallas, TexasUSAStar Trek[103]2013-08-01
StellarconGreensboro, North CarolinaUSASF/F[104]2013-03-01
SwanConPerth, Western AustraliaAustraliaSF/F[105]2013-03-29
SweconVariousSwedenSF/F[106]2012-10-05
TimeGateAtlanta, GeorgiaUSADoctor Who[107]2013-05-24
TrekTrax AtlantaAtlanta, GeorgiaUSAStar Trek[108]2014-04-25
Trinoc*coNDurham, North CarolinaUSAGeneral[109]2009-07-03
TusConTucson, ArizonaUSASF/F/H[110]2013-11-08
UnCommonConDallas, TexasUSASF/F2000-11-24
UniconUKGeneral[111]2009-07-31
UniconMarylandUSAGeneral1989-07-16
VCONLower Mainland, British ColumbiaCanadaSF/F[112]2013-10-04
VericonCambridge, MassachusettsUSAGeneral[113]2013-03-22
VisionsRosemont, IllinoisUSADoctor Who[114]1998-11-29
Wales Comic ConWrexham, WalesUKGeneral[115]2013-04-28
WesterconSacramento, CaliforniaUSASF/F[116]2013-07-04
WillyConWayne, NebraskaUSAGeneral[117]2013-04-05
WindyconLombard, IllinoisUSAGeneral[118]2013-11-08
WisConMadison, WisconsinUSAGeneral[119]2013-05-24
Wizard WorldVariousUSAGeneral[120]2013-05-30
WonderConAnaheim, California (2013 only)USASF/F[121]2013-03-29
World Fantasy ConventionBrighton, EnglandUKFantasy[122]2013-10-31
WorldconVariousSF/General[123]2013-08-29

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.