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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
Barrage 2017 Jan 19, 2018-Jan 20, 2018 HAWKs tabletop miniatures gaming convention in Havre de Grace, MD
Chattacon 43 Jan 19, 2018-Jan 21, 2018 An annual Speculative Fiction Fan's convention held in Chattanooga, TN.
COSine 2018 Jan 19, 2018-Jan 21, 2018 Science Fiction Convention. Colorado Springs, CO
GCOM Winterfest Jan 26, 2018-Jan 28, 2018
Running GAGG XXII Jan 26, 2018-Jan 28, 2018 Geneseo, NY
Winter War 45 Jan 26, 2018-Jan 28, 2018 From role playing to World War II combat simulations to collectible card games, we have it all. Champaign, IL
CaptainCon 2018 Feb 2, 2018-Feb 4, 2018 Social and Table Top Gaming. Warwick, RI
Winter Fantasy 2018 Feb 7, 2018-Feb 11, 2018 Fort Wayne, IN
BASHCon 33 Feb 16, 2018-Feb 18, 2018 Toledo, OH
Katsucon 2018 Feb 16, 2018-Feb 18, 2018 An annual 3-day fan convention held in the D.C. metro area for multicultural enthusiasts and entertainment. National Harbor, MD
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
Hoop & Stock Con 2018 Feb 22, 2018-Feb 25, 2018 A weekend of board games, role playing games and general gaming goodness!! In a castle!!! New Plymouth, OH
Total Confusion 32 Feb 22, 2018-Feb 25, 2018 New England's Largest Game Convention. Marlborough, MA
MystiCon Feb 23, 2018-Feb 25, 2018 Sci-Fi, Horror, Fantasy Convention. Roanoke, VA
Genericon XXXI Mar 2, 2018-Mar 4, 2018 Science fiction, gaming of all forms, and anime. Troy, NY
Madicon 27 Mar 9, 2018-Mar 11, 2018 A convention at James Madison University organized by members of the Science Fiction Fantasy Guild, a JMU student organization. Harrisonburg, VA
MidSouthCon 36 Mar 9, 2018-Mar 11, 2018 The Mid-South’s longest-running annual fan-run, all-volunteer multi-genre Science Fiction Convention. Memphis, TN
Tennessee Game Days XIII Mar 9, 2018-Mar 11, 2018 An open gaming convention held annually just south of Nashville, TN.
CoastCon 41 Mar 16, 2018-Mar 18, 2018 Mississippi’s longest running and largest science fiction, fantasy and gaming convention. Biloxi, MS
Cold Wars Mar 16, 2018-Mar 18, 2018 Historical miniatures. Lancaster, PA
Unpub 8 Mar 22, 2018-Mar 25, 2018
(Re)Generation Who 4 Mar 23, 2018-Mar 25, 2018 Baltimore, MD
BFGcon Mar 23, 2018-Mar 25, 2018 BFGcon is going to be Frederick’s first annual gaming convention. It will focus on board games, roleplaying games (RPGs), Magic the Gathering and other geeky pursuits. Frederick, MD
CogCon Spring Revel 2018 Mar 23, 2018-Mar 25, 2018 Rolla, MO
ConnCon 2018 Mar 23, 2018-Mar 25, 2018 Stamford, CT
GZG ECC XXI Mar 23, 2018-Mar 25, 2018 GZG ECC is a non-profit convention, for fans of miniature gaming run by fans. Owego, NY
Ring of Fire Con Mar 23, 2018-Mar 25, 2018 Virginia Beach, VA
WittCon XV Mar 24, 2018 RPG Convention. Springfield, OH
AwesomeCon 2018 Mar 30, 2018-Apr 1, 2018 Washington, DC
Marmalade Dog 23 Mar 30, 2018-Apr 1, 2018 Featuring role-playing games, card games, board games, miniature wargames and a variety of other events. Kalamazoo, MI
SIMCON XXXX Mar 30, 2018-Apr 1, 2018 Rochester, NY
South Jersey Geek Fest Mar 31, 2018 A small/medium convention born and bred in South Jersey. The floor will be divided into vendors and artists/game devs/youtube-web folk and some tournaments/open board game play. Woodbury Heights, NJ
DeRail 12 Apr 6, 2018-Apr 8, 2018
JohnCon 2018 Apr 6, 2018-Apr 8, 2018 An annual gaming convention held in Levering Hall on the Johns Hopkins University campus in Baltimore, MD.
1d4Con Apr 13, 2018-Apr 15, 2018 1d4Con aims to offer a wide variety of gaming for its attendees: Tabletop RPGs, Card games and Board games, LARPs, Miniatures games, and sometimes computer games like ARTEMIS Spaceship Bridge Simulator. Martinsburg, WV
CODCON XXIII Apr 13, 2018-Apr 15, 2018 Gaming Con Sponsored by the College of DuPage Sci-Fi/Fantasy & Gaming Club. Glen Ellyn, IL
Cecil Con Apr 14, 2018 A sci-fi, fantasy, anime, and gaming convention held annually at Cecil College in North East, MD.
RavenCon 13 Apr 20, 2018-Apr 22, 2018 Gaming, panels, signings, kids’ programming, workshops, readings, vendors, authors, artists, tournaments, costuming, anime, movies, concerts, books, books, and more books! Williamsburg, VA
UBCon XXIX Apr 20, 2018-Apr 22, 2018 Buffalo, NY
Recon 2018 Apr 26, 2018-Apr 29, 2018 Historical Miniatures. Orlando, FL
MEPACON - Spring 2018 Apr 27, 2018-Apr 29, 2018 3 days of jam packed entertainment with hosted gaming sessions, play to win, game library, auction of new and vintage games, miniature painting and costume contests and access to the latest and greatest games provided by on site vendors. Scranton, PA
ChupacabraCon V May 4, 2018-May 6, 2018 Austin’s premier analog gaming convention! Round Rock, TX
Zenkaikon 2018 May 4, 2018-May 6, 2018 The three day event will include panels, workshops, anime & live action screenings, concerts, cosplay, video gaming, tabletop gaming, LARP, AMVs, dances, vendors, artists, and more! Lancaster, PA
Balticon 52 May 25, 2018-May 28, 2018 The Maryland Regional Science Fiction and Fantasy Convention. Baltimore, MD
BGG.Spring May 25, 2018-May 28, 2018 Grapevine, TX
DieCon 18 Jun 8, 2018-Jun 10, 2018 Collinsville, IL
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
Historicon 2018 Jul 12, 2018-Jul 15, 2018 Historical miniatures. Lancaster, PA
KantCon 2018 Jul 13, 2018-Jul 15, 2018 KantCon is a gaming convention for tabletop hobby gamers in the Kansas City area, created by tabletop hobby gamers in the Kansas City area. Overland Park, KS
Gen Con Indy 2018 Aug 2, 2018-Aug 5, 2018 Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, Indiana
Albacon 2018 Sep 14, 2018-Sep 16, 2018 Albany, NY
Hurricon 2018 Sep 27, 2018-Sep 30, 2018 Historical Miniatures. Orlando, FL
Barrage 2018 Sep 28, 2018-Sep 29, 2018 HAWKs tabletop miniatures gaming convention in Havre de Grace, MD
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
Chicago Toy and Game Fair Nov 15, 2018-Nov 18, 2018 Navy Pier, Chicago, IL
PrezCon 2019 Feb 25, 2019-Mar 3, 2019 "The Winter Nationals" game convention. Charlottesville, VA
AggieCon 49 Mar 22, 2019-Mar 24, 2019 The oldest, largest student-run fan convention in the world. Bryan, TX
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
PrezCon 2020 Feb 24, 2020-Mar 1, 2020 The Winter Nationals
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
PrezCon 2021 Feb 22, 2021-Feb 28, 2021 The Winter Nationals
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