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Gaming-Related Conventions
This is NOT an exhaustive list of conventions, so if you know of a gaming convention that is not listed on this page, please let us know and we'll add it!

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Items whose dates are in Bold are running right now or occur within the next three days.
Red date(s) indicate a cancellation.

EventDate(s)Comment
PrezCon 2017 Feb 22, 2017-Feb 26, 2017 The Winter Nationals in Charlottesville, VA.
A&G 10 Mar 3, 2017-Mar 5, 2017 Cincinnati, OH
GAD-CON 2017 Mar 3, 2017-Mar 5, 2017 GAD-Con is a Maryland based tabletop gaming convention run by Jest-er- Games LLC. Our mission is to provide an enjoyable and entertaining event annually! Aberdeen, MD
Pax East Mar 10, 2017-Mar 12, 2017 Boston, MA
I-CON 32 Mar 17, 2017-Mar 19, 2017 The Northeast’s largest non-profit convention of science fiction, fact, and fantasy is back. Brentwood, NY
Unpub 7 Mar 17, 2017-Mar 19, 2017 Baltimore, MD
Albacon 2017 Mar 31, 2017-Apr 2, 2017 Albacon is a gathering of fans and creators of Science Fiction, Fantasy, Games, Anime, Web Comics; pretty much anything Geek related. Albany, NY
GCOM Game Days Apr 27, 2017-Apr 30, 2017
Demicon 28 May 5, 2017-May 8, 2017 Des Moines annual science fiction, fantasy, & gaming convention. Des Moines, IA
Marcon 52 May 12, 2017-May 14, 2017 Multiple Alternative Realities Convention. Columbus, OH
Geekway to the West May 18, 2017-May 21, 2017 St Louis, MO
MomoCon 2017 May 25, 2017-May 27, 2017 An all-ages Geek Culture Convention in Atlanta, GA.
Williamsburg Muster May 26, 2017-May 28, 2017 Williamsburg's Oldest Gaming Convention
ConCarolinas 2017 Jun 2, 2017-Jun 4, 2017 We call ourselves a sci-fi convention but in truth we cover all speculative fiction – science fiction, fantasy and horror. Charlotte, NC
Nashcon 2017 Jun 2, 2017-Jun 4, 2017 The Premier Gaming Convention in Nashville TN
AnimeNEXT Jun 10, 2017-Jun 12, 2017 Atlantic City, NJ
Origins Game Fair Jun 14, 2017-Jun 18, 2017 Columbus, OH
Awesome Con Jun 16, 2017-Jun 18, 2017 Washington, DC
DexCon 20 Jul 5, 2017-Jul 9, 2017 Morristown, NJ
Dice Tower Gaming Con VI Jul 5, 2017-Jul 9, 2017 100+ hours of non-stop gaming! Orlando, FL
ConnectiCon Jul 6, 2017-Jul 9, 2017 A multi-fandom convention for fans of pop culture. Hartford, CT
Shore Leave 39 Jul 7, 2017-Jul 9, 2017 Hunt Valley, MD
OGC 2017 Jul 21, 2017-Jul 23, 2017 An annual gaming convention whose goal is to have fun, play exciting and imaginative games for all. Nashua, NH
World Boardgaming Championships 2017 Jul 22, 2017-Jul 30, 2017 BPA’s largest event, where about 2,000 people from around the world compete to be named champion of their favorite games. Seven Springs, PA
Gen Con Indy 2017 Aug 17, 2017-Aug 20, 2017 Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, Indiana
NOVA Open 2017 Aug 31, 2017-Sep 3, 2017 Tabletop Wargaming Convention. Arlington, VA
Dragon Con Sep 1, 2017-Sep 4, 2017 The largest multi-media, popular culture convention focusing on science fiction & fantasy, gaming, comics, literature, art, music, and film in the universe! Atlanta, GA
Council of Five Nations XL Oct 6, 2017-Oct 8, 2017 The SWA's annual gaming convention, held every year on Columbus Day Weekend in October. It is one of the longest-running adventure gaming conventions in the world. Schenectady, NY
Metatopia 2017 Nov 2, 2017-Nov 5, 2017 Morristown, NJ
PrezCon 2018 Feb 19, 2018-Feb 25, 2018 "The Winter Nationals" game convention. Charlottesville, VA
Dreamation 2018 Feb 22, 2018-Feb 25, 2018 Morristown, NJ
Origins Game Fair Jun 13, 2018-Jun 17, 2018 5 full days of games. Columbus, OH
DEXCON 21 Jul 4, 2018-Jul 8, 2018 Morristown, NJ
Gen Con Indy 2018 Aug 2, 2018-Aug 5, 2018 Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, Indiana
Council of Five Nations XLI Oct 5, 2018-Oct 7, 2018 The SWA's annual gaming convention, held every year on Columbus Day Weekend in October. It is one of the longest-running adventure gaming conventions in the world. Schenectady, NY
METATOPIA 2018 Nov 1, 2018-Nov 4, 2018 Morristown, NJ
PrezCon 2019 Feb 25, 2019-Mar 3, 2019 "The Winter Nationals" game convention. Charlottesville, VA
Gen Con Indy 2019 Aug 1, 2019-Aug 4, 2019 Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, Indiana
Council of Five Nations XLII Oct 11, 2019-Oct 13, 2019 The SWA's annual gaming convention, held every year on Columbus Day Weekend in October. It is one of the longest-running adventure gaming conventions in the world. Schenectady, NY
Gen Con Indy 2020 Jul 30, 2020-Aug 2, 2020 Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, Indiana
Council of Five Nations XLIII Oct 9, 2020-Oct 11, 2020 The SWA's annual gaming convention, held every year on Columbus Day Weekend in October. It is one of the longest-running adventure gaming conventions in the world. Schenectady, NY
Council of Five Nations XLIV Oct 8, 2021-Oct 10, 2021 The SWA's annual gaming convention, held every year on Columbus Day Weekend in October. It is one of the longest-running adventure gaming conventions in the world. Schenectady, NY
Council of Five Nations XLV Oct 7, 2022-Oct 9, 2022 The SWA's annual gaming convention, held every year on Columbus Day Weekend in October. It is one of the longest-running adventure gaming conventions in the world. Schenectady, NY
Council of Five Nations XLVI Oct 6, 2023-Oct 8, 2023 The SWA's annual gaming convention, held every year on Columbus Day Weekend in October. It is one of the longest-running adventure gaming conventions in the world. Schenectady, NY