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Science Fiction Conventions


The below list is of upcoming fan-run and professionally-run science fiction conventions within a few hours drive of the Dayton, Ohio area. Conventions listed as "TBA" or "UNCONFIRMED" were held in the previous 12 months and are projected to continue in the next 24 months but do not have definite dates or locations announced.

Note that these links are provided by Starward Bound as a service to its members. Starward Bound is not responsible for the content or upkeep of these pages. A new browser window will open for each link.


2016

Confusion, January 21-24, Detroit, MI

Ohayocon, January 15-17, Columbus, OH

CincyCon, March 4-6, Cincinnati, OH

Concoction, March 11-13, Cleveland, OH

Millennicon, March 18-20, Cincinnati, OH

CincyCon, March 4-6, Cincinnati, OH

SPACE, April 9-10, Columbus, OH

Marcon, May 6-8, Columbus, OH

Origins, June 15-19, Columbus, OH

ColossalCon, June 2-5, Sandusky, OH

MidWestCon, TBA, Cincinnati, OH

InConJunction, July 1-3, Indianapolis, IN

Ikasucon, July 8-10, Fort Wayne, IN

Wizard World's Mid-Ohio-Con, July 29-31, Columbus, OH

Confluence, July 29-31, Pittsburgh, PA

GenCon Indy, August 4-7, Indianapolis, IN

Buckeye Game Fest, TBA, Columbus, OH

Archon, September 20-October 2, St. Louis, MO

Imaginarium, October 7-9, Louisville, KY

Starbase Indy,November 25-27, Indianapolis, IN


2017

DeConPression, January 13-17, Worthington, OH


WorldCon , is the largest annual gathering of science fiction fans from around the world. The convention is held in a different city each year with a new name3
MidAmeriCon II, The 74th World Science Fiction Convention, August 17-21, 2016, Kansas City, MO.

NASFIC , is held when WorldCon is being hosted outside of the United States.

WFC, World Fantasy Convention, is the largest annual gathering of fantasy fans from around the world. The convention is held in a different city each year.
World Fantasy Convention 2016, The 47th World Fantasy Convention, October 27-30, 2016, Columbus, OH.

Bouchercon, is the largest annual gathering of Mystery fans from around the world. The convention is held in a different city each year but is always called Boucheron.
Bouchercon 2016, The World 46th Mystery Convention, September 15-18, 2016, New Orleans, LA.

FanCons Listings, reviews and blogs to various fan run conventions.

SF Site's Convention listings A list of links for Science Fiction and Fantasy convention sites.

Mystery and Detective Fiction and Media Research Guides from California State University, Long Beach A list of links for Mystery convention sites

Containment by Greententacles.com Listings and blogs for various speculative fiction convention sites


Occasionally, companies whose business is convention organizing hold conventions in the area.  These conventions are typically oriented towards media or gaming.  These organizations include Vulkon (which holds a media conevntion in Cleveland in October). Please check the Vulkon web site for upcoming conventions.




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This page last reviewed/updated: 4-Aug-2016 DMM