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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
Dreamation 2019 Feb 21, 2019-Feb 24, 2019 Morristown, NJ
Hoop & Stick Con 2019 Feb 21, 2019-Feb 24, 2019 A weekend of board games, role playing games and general gaming goodness!! In a castle!!! New Plymouth, OH
Total Confusion 33 Feb 21, 2019-Feb 24, 2019 Marlborough, MA
Genericon 32 Feb 22, 2019-Feb 24, 2019 We feature a wide variety of attractions that run the gamut of geeky hobbies, including science fiction, gaming of all forms, and anime. Troy, NY
OwlCon 2019 Feb 22, 2019-Feb 24, 2019 OwlCon is an annual gaming convention hosted by FastWarp, the student gaming club, at Rice University, Houston, TX. We feature role playing games (both tabletop and live action), miniatures games and events, board games, card games, exhibitors and more.
PrezCon 2019 Feb 25, 2019-Mar 3, 2019 "The Winter Nationals" game convention. Charlottesville, VA
CoastCon 42 Mar 8, 2019-Mar 10, 2019 Mississippi's longest running and largest science fiction, fantasy and gaming convention. Biloxi, MS
Madicon 28 Mar 8, 2019-Mar 10, 2019 Harrisonburg's Sci-fi, Fantasy, Anime, and Gaming convention. Harrisonburg, VA
Tennessee Game Days XIV Mar 8, 2019-Mar 10, 2019 An open gaming convention held annually just south of Nashville, TN. Franklin, TN
Cold Wars 2019 Mar 14, 2019-Mar 17, 2019 Focused miniature gaming. Lancaster, PA
BFGcon 2019 Mar 15, 2019-Mar 17, 2019 The Big Frederick Gaming Convention! Frederick, MD
ConnCon 2019 Mar 15, 2019-Mar 17, 2019 Stamford, CT
MidSouthCon 37 Mar 15, 2019-Mar 17, 2019 Memphis, TN
PrinceCon 44 Mar 15, 2019-Mar 17, 2019 Annual, 46-hour, Fantasy Roleplaying Marathon at Princeton University. Princeton, NJ
UnPub 9 Mar 21, 2019-Mar 24, 2019 The biggest weekend in tabletop prototype gaming! Hunt Valley, MD
AggieCon 49 Mar 22, 2019-Mar 24, 2019 The oldest, largest student-run fan convention in the world. Bryan, TX
COSCON XXXI Mar 22, 2019-Mar 24, 2019 Circle of Sword's 3-day gaming convention and expo. Butler, PA
Zenkaikon 2019 Mar 22, 2019-Mar 24, 2019 An annual celebration of anime, comics, games, science fiction, and fandom! Lancaster, PA
(Re)Generation Who 5 Mar 29, 2019-Mar 31, 2019 Rockville, MD
CogCon Spring Revel 2019 Mar 29, 2019-Mar 31, 2019 Rolla, MO
Cecil Con 2019 Apr 12, 2019-Apr 13, 2019 Fantasy - Sci Fi - Anime - Gaming. North East, MD
Congress of Gamers, Spring Session 2019 Apr 13, 2019-Apr 14, 2019 Rockville, MD
Game Days 2019 Apr 25, 2019-Apr 28, 2019
DemiCon 30 May 3, 2019-May 5, 2019 Des Moines' Annual Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Gaming Convention
Marcon 54 May 10, 2019-May 12, 2019 Marcon (Multiple Alternative Realities Convention) for years was known as The Midwest's Premiere Science Fiction & Fantasy Convention but is more accurately described as The Midwest's Premiere Pan-Genre Geek Culture Convention. Columbus, OH
Geekway to the West May 16, 2019-May 19, 2019 Four days of Peace, Love, and Board Games! St Louis, MO
MomoCon 2019 May 23, 2019-May 26, 2019 Japanese Anime, American Animation, Comics, Video Games, and Tabletop Games. Atlanta, GA
Escape Velocity 2019 May 24, 2019-May 26, 2019 Escape Velocity is a futuristic world’s fair to promote STEAM education within the context of science fiction using the fun of comic cons and fascination of science and engineering festivals. National Harbor, MD
Oasis 30 May 31, 2019-Jun 2, 2019 The annual fan run science fiction convention produced by the members of the Orlando Area Science Fiction Society. Orlando, FL
All Star Comic Con 2019 Jun 8, 2019-Jun 9, 2019 A weekend-long comic, art, gaming and pop culture celebration. Tyson's Corner, VA
Origins Game Fair 2019 Jun 12, 2019-Jun 16, 2019 Columbus, OH
GEXCon 2019 Jun 28, 2019-Jun 30, 2019 A community driven convention that combines everything we love about the gaming and entertainment industry.
DEXCON 22 Jul 3, 2019-Jul 7, 2019 Morristown, NJ
Queen City Conquest 2019 Jul 12, 2019-Jul 14, 2019 The Queen City Conquest is Western New York’s premier gaming convention. Buffalo, NY
World Boardgaming Championships 2019 Jul 20, 2019-Jul 28, 2019 The BPA’s largest event is the annual World Boardgaming Championships® (WBC) where about 2,000 people from around the world compete to be named champion of their favorite boardgames. Seven Springs, PA
RPG Fest Jul 21, 2019-Jul 22, 2019 Baltimore, MD
WyvaCon 2019 Jul 26, 2019-Jul 27, 2019 WyvaCon is a family friendly science fiction convention with a focus on supporting our local community. Wytheville, VA
Gen Con Indy 2019 Aug 1, 2019-Aug 4, 2019 Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, Indiana
Dragon Con 2019 Aug 29, 2019-Sep 2, 2019 The largest multi-media, popular culture convention focusing on science fiction & fantasy, gaming, comics, literature, art, music, and film in the universe! Atlanta, GA
NOVA Open 2019 Aug 29, 2019-Sep 1, 2019 Tabletop Wargaming Convention. Arlington, VA
TCEP 26 Aug 30, 2019-Sep 2, 2019 Tad and Craig’s Excellent Party (TCEP), a relaxed gaming convention.
SIBCON XXIV Sep 20, 2019-Sep 22, 2019 Circle of Sword's 3-day fall gaming convention and expo. Butler, PA
Barrage 2019 Sep 27, 2019-Sep 28, 2019 Barrage is a low-stress event, focusing on having fun with miniatures games of many different genres, scales, and sets of rules. Havre de Grace, MD
Archon 43 Oct 4, 2019-Oct 6, 2019 A "fan run" science fiction and fantasy convention, including internationally known media guests, scientists, writers, artists, merchandise dealers, and performers. Collinsville, IL
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
Congress of Gamers, Fall Session 2019 Oct 12, 2019-Oct 13, 2019 Rockville, MD
Nekocon 22 Nov 1, 2019-Nov 3, 2019 Hampton, VA
METATOPIA 2019 Nov 7, 2019-Nov 10, 2019 Morristown, NJ
Southern Maryland Comic-Con Nov 9, 2019 A celebration of comics, toys, TV, film, art, cosplay, games, and all things nerdy. Waldorf, MD
Chicago Toy & Game Week Nov 21, 2019-Nov 24, 2019 Including North America's Largest Toy & Game Fair Celebrating 17 Years! Chicago, IL
Dreamation 2020 Feb 20, 2020-Feb 23, 2020 Morristown, NJ
PrezCon 2020 Feb 24, 2020-Mar 1, 2020 The Winter Nationals
DEXCON 23 Jul 8, 2020-Jul 12, 2020 Morristown, NJ
World Boardgaming Championships 2020 Jul 25, 2020-Aug 2, 2020 The BPA’s largest event is the annual World Boardgaming Championships® (WBC) where about 2,000 people from around the world compete to be named champion of their favorite boardgames.
Gen Con Indy 2020 Jul 30, 2020-Aug 2, 2020 Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, Indiana
Archon 44 Oct 2, 2020-Oct 4, 2020 A "fan run" science fiction and fantasy convention, including internationally known media guests, scientists, writers, artists, merchandise dealers, and performers. Collinsville, IL
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
Metatopia 2020 Nov 5, 2020-Nov 8, 2020 Morristown, NJ
PrezCon 2021 Feb 22, 2021-Feb 28, 2021 The Winter Nationals
World Boardgaming Championships 2021 Jul 24, 2021-Aug 1, 2021 The BPA’s largest event is the annual World Boardgaming Championships® (WBC) where about 2,000 people from around the world compete to be named champion of their favorite boardgames. Seven Springs, PA
Archon 45 Oct 1, 2021-Oct 3, 2021 A "fan run" science fiction and fantasy convention, including internationally known media guests, scientists, writers, artists, merchandise dealers, and performers. Collinsville, IL
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
World Boardgaming Championships 2022 Jul 23, 2022-Jul 31, 2022 The BPA’s largest event is the annual World Boardgaming Championships® (WBC) where about 2,000 people from around the world compete to be named champion of their favorite boardgames. Seven Springs, PA
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
World Boardgaming Championships 2023 Jul 22, 2023-Jul 30, 2023 The BPA’s largest event is the annual World Boardgaming Championships® (WBC) where about 2,000 people from around the world compete to be named champion of their favorite boardgames. Seven Springs, PA
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
World Boardgaming Championships 2024 Jul 20, 2024-Jul 28, 2024 The BPA’s largest event is the annual World Boardgaming Championships® (WBC) where about 2,000 people from around the world compete to be named champion of their favorite boardgames. Seven Springs, PA
World Boardgaming Championships 2025 Jul 26, 2025-Aug 3, 2025 The BPA’s largest event is the annual World Boardgaming Championships® (WBC) where about 2,000 people from around the world compete to be named champion of their favorite boardgames. Seven Springs, PA
World Boardgaming Championships 2026 Jul 25, 2026-Aug 2, 2026 The BPA’s largest event is the annual World Boardgaming Championships® (WBC) where about 2,000 people from around the world compete to be named champion of their favorite boardgames. Seven Springs, PA
World Boardgaming Championships 2027 Jul 24, 2027-Aug 1, 2027 The BPA’s largest event is the annual World Boardgaming Championships® (WBC) where about 2,000 people from around the world compete to be named champion of their favorite boardgames. Seven Springs, PA
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