­California Geekdom:

Conventions, Faires and Events

Science Fiction, Fantasy, Steampunk, Horror, Comic, Costuming, Cosplay, Anime, Maker, Reenactment, Gaming, Science

 


 

Golden State Fur Con (Apr 19 - 22, 2019)

Hilton Irvine Orange County Airport, 18800 MacArthur Blvd, Irvine, CA 92612

Guests: Pulex, Foxes & Peppers, Mischief Makers

Membership: $60

Facebook Group

 

Babscon (Apr 19 - 22, 2019) - My Little Pony Con

Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport, 1333 Bayshore Highway, Burlingame CA 94010

Guest of Honor: John De Lancie, Kelly Sheridan, Trevor Devall, Amy Keating Rogers

Memberships: $70 and up

Contact - Facebook Group - Facebook Event - Twitter - Tumblr

 

Golden State Fur Con 2019 (Apr 19 - 21, 2019)

Hotel Irvine Orange County Airport, 18800 MacArthur Blvd., Irvine CA 92612

Tickets: $45 to 4/1 then TBA, More for sponsor memberships

 

Anime Pasadena (Apr 20, 2019; 10 am - 5 pm)

300 E. Green Street, Pasadena, California 91101

Tickets: $15 - $20

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Polycon Spring Minicon (Apr 20, 2019) - Gaming

California Polytechnic State University Student Union, 1 Grand Ave, San Luis Obispo, CA 93407

 

San Diego Steampunk Spring Picnic 2019 (Apr 20, 2019; 10 am - 5 pm)

Old Poway Train Park, 14134 Midland Rd, Poway, CA 92064

 

The Menagerie: Oddities and Curiosities Market (Apr 20, 2019; 11 am - 7 pm)

Alameda Elks Lodge #1015, 2255 Santa Clara Ave, Alameda, California 94501

Tickets: $5

 

Make Light Open House! April Edition (Apr 20, 2 - 8 pm) - Cosplay

Make Light Studios, 2 McLaren d, Irvine, CA 92618

 

Cosplay on the Catwalk - Cosplay Contest (Apr 20, 2019; 2:30 - 3:30 pm)

Sakura 360, On Post St, between Webster and Fillmore, San Francisco, CA

 

ANIME Nerd Night & Cosplay Karaoke Party (Apr 20, 2019; 7:30 pm - 12:30 am)

Dave & Buster's, 400 S Baldwin Ave, Ste 930U, Arcadia, California 91007

 

Japantown Cosplay Group (Anime Costume Parade) (Apr 21, 2019; 10 am - 4:45 pm)

City Hall, 1 Dr Carlton B Goodlett Pl, San Francisco, California 94102

 

Guns of the Rountable: Showdown at Sundown (Apr 24 - 28, 2019) - Old West Reenactor Event

Ramona Outdoor Community Center, Inc,  421 Aqua Ln, Ramona, CA 92065

 

Civil War Reenactment (Apr 26 - 28, 2019)

Accessed from 4350 Riverview Drive, Riverside CA

 

San Diego Book Crawl 2019 (Apr 27 - 29)

Throughout San Diego, CA

 

Escondido Renaissance Faire (Apr 27 - 28, May 4 - 5, 2019)

Felicita Park, 742 Clarence Ln., Escondido CA 92029

Tickets: $19

Facebook Group

 

Victorian Fair of the Far West (Apr 27 - 28, 2019; 1 - 5 pm)

Homestead Museum, 15415 Don Julian Rd, City of Industry, CA 91745

Free

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Kubla! NOW!! Los Angeles (Apr 27 - 28, 2019) - Gaming Con

Holiday Inn Burbank-Media Center, 150 East Angeleno, Burbank, California 91502

 

Fresno City College 2019 AsianFest (Apr 27, 2019; 9 am - 5 pm)

Fresno City College, 1101 E University Ave, Fresno, California 93741

 

OroCon Year 4 (Apr 27, 2019; Hours: 10 am - 5 pm) - Comic convention

Feather Falls Casino, 3 Alverda Dr, Oroville, California 95966

Guests: Robert Love, Brian Posehn, Megan K. Risk, Melissa Pagluica

Free

Facebook Group

 

DAicon Anime Convention 2019 (Apr 27, 2019; 10 am - 7 pm)

UC Davis Conference Center, 550 Alumni Ln, Davis, California 95616

Guests of Honor: TBA

Tickets: $15 presale, then TBA

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Morsmordre: Death Eaters Descend on Hogwarts Day (Apr 27, 2019; 11:55 am - 6 pm)

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios Hollywood, 100 Universal City Plz, Universal City, California 91608

 

Dark Circus - LA's Goth~Industrial~Masquerade Ball Massive (Apr 27, 2019; 10 pm - 2 am)

L.A. Circus, 6319 Eucalyptus Street, Riverside, CA

Tickets: $10 - 30

 

CPA Cosplay Photography Meetup (Apr 28, 2019; 10 am - 6 pm)

Yorba Linda Regional Park, 7600 E La Palma Ave, Anaheim, California 92807

 

Geek On 2019 (Apr 28, 2019; 10 am - 6 pm)

UCR Geek On, 900 University Ave, Riverside, California 92521

 

Beltane Coronation (May 3 - 5, 2019) - Society for Creative Anachronism

Hill Sheep Ranch, 43700 Highway 128, Cloverdale CA 95425

 

Battle for Tatooine (May 3 - 5, 2019) - Cosplay Camping Event

13144 Munsey Road, Cantil, Calif. 93519

Tickets: $35 in advance, $45 at the door

 

Yallwest (May 3 - 4, 2019) - YA and Middle Grade Book Festival

Friday: Santa Monica Main Library, 601 Santa Monica Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90405

Saturday: Santa Monica High School, 601 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90405

Free, but some parts require tickets

 

STARWARS DAY: Dark vs Light (May 3 - 4, 2019)

Disneyland Resort, 1313 South Harbor Boulevard, Anaheim, CA 92802

Tickets: Disneyland passes

 

Battle for Tatooine (May 3 - 5, 2019)

13144 Munsey Road, Cantil, Calif. 93519

Tickets: $35 in advance, $45 at the gate

 

Party like Gatsby San Diego - Spectacle Extraordinaire (May 3, 2019; 7 - 11:45 pm)

The Observatory North Park, 2891 University Ave, San Diego, California 92104

Tickets: $33 early bird, then $37.

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Das Bunker Star Wars Night 2019 (May 3, 2019; 9 pm - 3 am)

Catch One, 4067 W Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90042

Tickets: $12

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Summergate Anniversary (May 4, 2019; 10 am - 5 pm) - Society for Creative Anachronism

Buddy Todd Park, 3000 Mesa Dr, Oceanside, California 92054

 

Free Comic Book Day BLOCK PARTY (May 4, 2019; 10 am - 9 pm)

DJ's Collectible Shoppe. 214 N Irwin St, Hanford, California 93230

 

Mt. Eden Anime and Toy Con (May 4, 2019; 10 am - 9 pm)

Mt. Eden High School, 2300 Panama St., Hayward CA 94545

$5, Students free with school ID

 

Summergate Anniversary Tournament (May 4, 2019; 10 am - 5 pm) - Society for Creative Anachronism

Buddy Todd Park, 3000 Mesa Dr, Oceanside, California 92054

 

A Pop-Up Nerdy Marketplace (May 4, 2019; 11 am - 5 pm)

Emerald Knights Comics and Games, 4116 W Burbank Blvd, Burbank, California 91505

 

Heritage Day (May 4, 2019; noon - 4 pm)

Heritage Village Park, 220 Peyri Dr, Oceanside, CA 92057

 

May the Fourth Fest (May 4, 2019; 6 pm)

Riverside Municipal Auditorium, Riverside Municipal Auditorium

Tickets: $26

 

San Diego English Country Dancers May Faire Ball (May 4, 2019; 6 -  10 pm)

Soledad Club, 5050 Soledad Road, San Diego, California 92109

Tickets: $40 to April 1, then $45

 

The Cloud City Ball (May 4, 2019; 8 pm - midnight)

Dance Lesson: 7 pm

Alameda Elks Lodge #1015, 2255 Santa Clara Ave, Alameda, CA 94501

Tickets: $20 in advance (by Apr 27), $25 at the door.

 

Party like Gatsby Los Angeles - Spectacle Extraordinaire (May 4, 2019; 9 pm - 3 am)

The Belasco, 1050 S. Hill Street, Los Angeles, California 90015

Tickets: $33 early bird, then $37.

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Bats Day in the Fun Park (May 5, 2019; 9 am - midnight) - Goths Invade

Disneyland Resort, 1313 South Harbor Boulevard, Anaheim, CA 92802

Sunday Tickets: Disneyland Entry

Facebook Group - Facebook Event - Twitter

 

4th SoCal Joe Show & Toy Convention Show (May 5, 2019; 10 am - 3:30 pm; 8 am early bird entry)

Pins 'n Pockets Entertainment, 32250 Mission Trl., Lake Elsinore, California 92530

Tickets: $5, $10 early bird admission

 

Intergalactic Expo (May 5, 2019; 10 am - 6 pm) - SF convention

West Sacramento Civic Center, 1110 West Capitol Ave., West Sacramento, CA 95691

Memberships: $10

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

6th Cosmania Riverside Cosplay Gathering (May 5, 2019; 10 am - 6 pm)

Fairmount Park, 2601 Fairmount Blvd, Riverside, California 92501

 

Bay Area Toy Show (May 5, 2019; 10 am - 4 pm)

Veterans Building, 1105 Bancroft Ave., San Leandro CA 94577

 

Berkeley Comic Con (May 5, 2019; 11 am - 5 pm)

Berkeley Comic Con, 1701 San Pablo, Berkeley, California 94702

Tickets: $5

 

Placerville Toy-Anime-Comic Con (May 5, 2019; 11 am - 4 pm)

El Dorado County Fair & Event Center, 100 Placerville Drive, Placerville, California 95667

$5 in advance, $7 at the door

Facebook Group

 

Mermaid's Day at the Parks 2019 (May 5, 2019; 11 am - 9 pm)

Disneyland Resort, 1313 South Harbor Boulevard, Anaheim, CA 92802

Sunday Tickets: Disneyland Entry

 

Great Calafian Rummage Sale & Melee Practice (May 5, 2019; noon - 3 pm) - Society for Creative Anachronism

Allied Gardens Recreation Center, 5155 Greenbrier Ave., San Diego, California 92120

 

Cynagua - Mists War (May 10 - 12, 2019) - Society for Creative Anachronism

Red Bluff Recreation Area, Red Bluff, CA 96080

 

Dragon Ball & Heroes Con (May 11 - 12, 2019; 10 am - 5 pm)

The Big Fresno Fair, 1121 S Chance Ave, Fresno, California 93702

 

Santa Monica/Westside Los Angeles Cosplay Meetup (May 11, 2019; 10 am - 10 pm)

Santa Monica Pier, 200 Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica, California 90401

 

ZotCon 2019 (May 11 - 12, 2019; 10 am - 5 pm) - Anime convention

University of California, Irvine, Irvine, California 92697

 

A Wild Time in the Weird West picnic (May 11, 10 am - 2 pm)

Old Town San Diego State Historic Park, 4002 Wallace St, San Diego, California 92110

 

Modesto Toy-Anime-Comic Con (May 11, 2019; 11 am - 4 pm)

Clarion Inn Conference Center, 1612 Sisk Road, Modesto, California 95350

$5 in advance, $7 at the door

Facebook Group

 

Mermaid's Market (May 11, 2019; noon - 5 pm)

Tropico de Nopal Gallery Art-Space, 1665 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, California 90026

 

2019 SFWA Nebula Conference (May 16 - 19, 2019)

Warner Center Marriott, 21850 Oxnard Street, Woodland Hills, California 91367

Tickets: 184.87 - 274. 18

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Bay Area Maker Faire (May 17 - 19, 2019)

San Mateo Event Center, 2495 S. Delaware St., San Mateo CA 94403

Tickets: $40/day until 5/18, multiday and VIP tickets available.

 

NCSfest (May 17 - 19, 2019) - National Cartoonist Society

Multiple sites, Huntington Beach, CA 92648

Guests: Jerry Scott, Charlie Adlard, Dana Claire Simpson, Patricia McConnell, many others.

Contact - Facebook Group - Facebook Event - Twitter - Instagram

 

Comic Con Revolution (May 18 - 19, 2019)

Ontario Convention Center, 2000 E Convention Center Way, Ontario, CA 91764

Hotel: Doubletree by Hilton Ontario Airport, 222 N Vineyard Ave, Ontario, CA 91764

Guests: Pernille Orum, Sweeney Boo, Sandy King Carpenter, Amanda Conner, etc.

Tickets: $40

Facebook Group - Facebook Event - Twitter - Instagram

 

Explore JPL (May 18 - 19, 2019; 8:30 am - 4 pm)

NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, 4800 Oak Grove Dr, Pasadena, CA 91109

Facebook

 

Fresno Pirate Festival (May 18 - 19, 2019)

Kearney Park, 6725 W Kearney Blvd., Fresno, California 93706

Tickets: $15

 

5th Annual Civil War Reenactment (May 18 - 19, 2019; 9 am - 5 pm)

Southern California Railway Museum, 2201 S A St., Perris CA 92570)

 

Pirate Days (May 18 - 19, 2019; 10 am - 4 pm)

Maritime Museum, 1492 N. Harbor Dr., San Diego CA 92101

Facebook Group

 

5th Annual Civil War Reenactment (May 18 - 19, 2019)

Orange Empire Railway Museum, 2201 S A St, Perris, California 92570

 

Oddities Flea Market (May 18 - 19, 2019; noon - 6 pm; 10 am VIP early admission)

Globe Theatre, 740 S Broadway, Los Angeles, California, 90014

Tickets: $20, $40 VIP early admission

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Mists Spring Investiture (May 18, 2019; 10 am - 9 pm) - Society for Creative Anachronism

Calvary United Methodist Church, 729 Morse St., San Jose CA 95126

 

Porterville Toy-Anime-Comic Con (May 18, 2019; 11 am - 4 pm)

Porterville Veterans Memorial Bldg, 1900 W Olive Ave, Porterville, California 93257

$5 in advance, $7 at the door

Facebook Group

 

VoidState (May 18, 2019; noon - 2 am)

GamerConSD, 930 Tenth Avenue, San Diego, California 92101

Facebook

 

Avalon Ball (May 18, 2019; 6 - 10 pm) - 20s and 30s dance

Avalon Casino Ballroom, 1 Casino Way, Avalon, CA 90704

Tickets: $70 ($60 for ADSLA member)

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Ivanhoe Bicentennial Ball (Mar 18, 2019; 8 - 11:30 pm)

Arlington Community Church, 52 Arlington Avenue, Kensington, CA 94707

Tickets: $20 in advance, $25 at the door

 

Hangar 24 AirFest & 11th Anniversary Celebration (May 19, 2019; 11 am - 5 pm)

Redlands Municipal Airport, 1755 Sessums Drive, Redlands, California 92374

 

Mermaid's Day at the Parks 2019 (May 19, 2019; noon - 6 pm)

Disneyland Resort, 1313 South Harbor Boulevard, Anaheim, CA 92802

Sunday Tickets: Disneyland Entry

 

KublaCon (May 23 - 27, 2019) - Gaming

Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport, 1333 Bayshore Highway, Burlingame CA 94010

Hotels

Membership: $65, VIP passes available

Contact - Facebook Group - Facebook Event - Twitter

 

Potrero War (May 23 - 27, 2019) - Society for Creative Anachonism War

Protrero Regional Park, 24800 Potrero Park Drive, Potrero, CA 91963

Period garb required of all attendees but Day Trippers. Day Trippers must be off site by 7 pm

Registration: $50

Email - Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Gamex (May 24 - 27, 2019) - Gaming

Los Angeles Airport Hilton, 5711 W Century Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90045

Rooms: $138 single/double, $158 triple, $178 /quad

Memberships: $55 in advance, $65 at the door

Facebook Group - Facebook Event - Twitter

 

BayCon (May 24 - 27, 2019) - SF&F

Theme: Insert Coin to Continue.

San Mateo Marriott San Francisco Airport, 1770 S Amphlett Blvd, San Mateo, CA 94402

Rooms: $139 and up

Guests of Honor: David Brin, Gary Villarreal, Wanda Kurtcu, J. C. Arkham

Membership: $85 til TBA, more for special memberships

Facebook Group - Facebook Event - Twitter - Instagram

 

Fanime Con (May 24 - 27, 2019) - Anime

San Jose McEnery Convention Center, 150 W San Carlos St, San Jose, CA 95113

Hotels

Guest of Honor: Vampybitme, The Dex, Aicosu, Aya Hirano, others.

Membership: $65 to ?

Facebook Group - Facebook Event - Twitter - Instagram

 

Koroneburg Old World Festival 2019 (May 25 - Jun 23 (weekends only), 2019) - Renaissance Faire

14600 Baron Rd, Corona, CA 92880

Tickets: $12/day to Feb 28, then $25

Facebook Event - Facebook Group

 

Triton Gaming Expo 2019 (May 25, 2019; noon - 10 pm)

UCSD University Centers (Price Center and Student Center), 9500 Gilman Dr, # 0076, La Jolla, California 92093

Free

 

Sonora Toy-Anime-Comic Con (May 27, 2019; 11 am - 4 pm)

Mother Lode Fairgrounds, 220 Southgate Drive, Sonora, California 95370

$6

Facebook Group

 

Anime Conji (May 31 - Jun 2, 2019)

San Diego Marriott Mission Valley, 8757 Rio San Diego Dr, San Diego, CA 92108

Rate: $139

Membership: $50 to 4/15, $55 to 5/20, then $60

Facebook Group - Facebook Event - Twitter

 

San Diego County Fair: Ozsome (May 31 - Jul 4, 2019)

Del Mar Fairgrounds, 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd, Del Mar, CA 92014

Tickets: $20

 

The Haunting of Dark Shadows (May 31 , 2019; 9:30 pm - 2:30 am)

Cat Club SF, 1190 Folsom St, San Francisco, California 94103

 

Valhalla Ren Faire (Jun 1, 2, 8, 9 , 2019)

Camp Richardson, 1900 Jameson Beach Rd., South Lake Tahoe CA

Admission: $15

Facebook Group

 

Iron Horse - Family Steampunk Carnivale (Jun 1 - 2, 2019; 10 am - 6 pm)

Orange Empire Railway Museum, 2201 S A St, Perris, CA 92570

Tickets: TBA

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

FTHA Annual Civil War Reenactment (Jun 1 - 2, 2019; 10 am - 5 pm)

Fort Tejon State Historic Park, 4201 Fort Tejon Rd, Lebec, California 93243

 

East LA Comicbook, Art & Pop-Culture Expo (Jun 1, 2019; 11 am - 7 pm)

El Gallo Plaza, 4545 Cesar Chavez Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90022

Free

Contact - Facebook Group - Facebook Event - Twitter - Instagram

 

The San Diego Comic Book Show (Jun 1, 2019; 8 am - 5 pm)

The Hilton Garden Inn, 3805 Murphy Canyon Rd, San Diego CA

 

The Rainbow Ball (Jun 1, 2019; 8 pm - midnight) - Dances of late 18th, early 19th century

Dance Lesson: 7 pm

Alameda Elks Lodge #1015, 2255 Santa Clara Ave, Alameda, CA 94501

Tickets: $20 in advance (by May 25), $25 at the door.

 

Comic Book and Collectibles Show (Jun 2, 2019; 10 am - 5 pm )

Claremont Packing House Comic Book & Collectible Show, 532 W 1st St, Claremont, CA 91711

Free

Facebook Group

 

Marysville-Yuba City Toy-Anime-Comic Con (Jun 2, 2019; 11 am - 4 pm)

Yuba-Sutter Fairgrounds, 442 Franklin Ave, Yuba City, California 95991

$5 in advance, $7 at the door

Facebook Group

 

Whedoncon (Jun 7 - 9, 2019) - Charity convention devoted to the work of Joss Whedon

Warner Center Marriott Woodland Hills, 21850 Oxnard St, Woodland Hills, CA 91367

Guests: Dagney Kerr, James Marsters, Gigi Edgley, Camden Toy

Memberships: $70

Facebook Group - Facebook Event - Twitter - Instagram - Tumblr

 

SacAnime (Jun 7 - 9, 2019) - Anime convention

Sacramento Convention Center, 1400 J St., Sacramento CA 95814

Hotel: Sheraton Grand Sacramento, 1230 J St, Sacramento, CA 95814

Rooms

Guests of Honor: Gregg Berger, Peter Blomquist, Hedy Burress, Sean Chiplock, others.

Memberships: $31 to 3/3, $36 to 3/31, $41 to 4/30, $46 to 5/31, $50 at the door

Forums - Facebook Group - Twitter

 

Wizard World Ghostbusters Fan Fest (Jun 7 - 8, 2019)

Sony Pictures Studios, 10202 Washington Blvd, Culver City, California 90232

Hotels: TBA

Guests: Ivan Reitman, Dan Ackroyd, Ernie Hudson, William Atherton, others.

Tickets: $100

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

CSQ 2019 Belly Dance Festival! (Jun 7 - 9, 2019)

Glendale Civic Auditorium, 1401 N. Verdugo Rd., Glendale CA

Tickets: $30

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

2019 Annual Ground Zero Animation Expo (Jun 8 - 9, 2019)

The Art Institute of California - Orange County, 3601 W Sunflower Ave, Santa Ana, California 92704

Tickets: Free

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Sundial Bridge Comic Con (Jun 8 - 9, 2019)

Red Lion Hotel Redding, 1830 Hilltop Dr, Redding, CA 96002

Guests: Joe Weems, Walden Wong,

Tickets: TBA

 

Ronin Expo (Jun 8, 2019; 10 am - 9 pm)

Japanese American Cultural & Community Center - JACCC, 244 S San Pedro St, Los Angeles, California 90012

Guests of Honor: Reuben Langdon, ChaiBee, Stephanie Nadolny

Tickets: $15 to ?

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Greater Bay Area Costumers Guild: The Romantics: an 1830's Picnic (Jun 8, 2019; 11 am - 2 pm)

Ardenwood Historic Farm, 34600 Ardenwood Blvd, Fremont, California 94555

 

The Upside Get Down - An 80s Nerd Party (Jun 8, 2019; 8 pm)

Riverside Live, 3801 Mission Inn Ave, Riverside, California 92501

Tickets: $20

 

G. I. Joe Show and Toy Fest (Jun 9, 2019; 9 am - 5 pm)

Pasadena Convention Center, 300 East Green Street, Pasadena, CA 91101

Guests: Arthur Burghardt, Gregg Berger, more TBA

$10 ($15 for 9 am early admission; Free after 4 pm)

Contact - Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

SkeptiCal 2019 (Jun 9, 2019; 9 am - 6 pm) - Skeptics conference

Location: TBA

Tickets: $50

Facebook Group - Facebook Event (TBA)

 

Hollister Toy-Anime-Comic Con (Jun 9, 2019; 11 am - 4 pm)

Veterans Memorial Building, 649 San Benito Street, Hollister, California 95023

$7 at the door

Facebook Group

 

E3 (Jun 11 - 13, 2019) - Electronics Expo

Los Angeles Convention Center, 1201 S Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90015

Hotels

Tickets: $249 Gamer Badge, $995 Premium Badge

Facebook Group

 

Sinister Creature Con Spring (Jun 15 -16, 2019; 11 am - 6 pm, VIP admission 10 am) - Horror Con

Scottish Rite Masonic Center, 6151 H St, Sacramento, CA 95819

Guests: Don Bradley, Shauna MacDonald, John Kassir, Sherilyn Fenn, many others

Tickets: $30, VIP passes available

Facebook Group - Facebook Event - Twitter - Youtube - Instagram

 

North County Mini Maker Faire (Jun 15 - 16, 2019; 9 am - 4:30 pm)

Antique Gas & Steam Engine Museum, Inc., 2040 N Santa Fe Ave, Vista, CA 92083

Tickets: $10

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Superhero Summer Fest Alhambra (Jun 15, 2019; 11 am - 6 pm)

Toy-zilla, 201 E Bay State St unit 1, Alhambra, CA 91801

Guests: Rikishi, others TBA

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Manteca Toy-Anime-Comic Con (Jun 15, 2019; 11 am - 4 pm)

The Emory, 1028 W Yosemite Ave, Manteca, California 95337

$5 in advance, $6 at the door

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Beach Con 2019 (Jun 15, 2019; noon - 8 pm) - Cosplay Gathering

Tower 10, Huntington State Beach, Huntington Beach, California 92646

 

7th Annual Steampunk Masquerade Summer Block Party  (Jun 15, 2019; 1 pm - late)

Public Works, 161 Erie Street, San Francisco, CA

Tickets: $20 - $40 (as tiers sell out), $100 All Access

 

Wizards Assemble Pub Crawl (Jun 15, 2019; 4 - 10 pm)

Starting Location: TBA

Tickets: TBA

 

Rockage 8.0 (Jun 21 - 23, 2019) - Indie Music and Retro Gaming

LvL Up, 400 E Campbell Avenue, Campbell, California 95008

Free

 

Polycon 37 (Jun 21 - 23, 2019) - Gaming

California Polytechnic State University Student Union, 1 Grand Ave, San Luis Obispo, CA 93407

 

4th Harry Potter Hogwarts Ball + Femme Domme Fatale (Jun 22, 2019; 10 pm - 2:30 am)

Bar Sinister, 1652 N Cherokee Ave, Los Angeles, California 90028

 

Clarion Writers Workshop (Jun 23 - Aug 3, 2019) - Seminar on fundamentals of SF&F writing

University of California San Diego

Applications accepted Dec 1, 2018 - Mar 1, 2018 (nonrefundable fee - $50 to 2/15/17, then $65)

Writers in Residence: Dan Chaon, Lynda Berry, Nalo Hopkinson, Andrea Hairston, Cory Doctorow, C. C. Finlay, Rae Carson

Fee: $4957 (includes Tuition, Room and Board)

 

Rocky Mountain Gaming Vacation 2019 (Jun 23 - 29, 2019)

Northstar Village, CA

Tickets: TBA

 

Concord Toy-Anime-Comic Con (Jun 23, 2019; 11 am - 4 pm)

Crowne Plaza Concord/Walnut Creek, 45 John Glenn Drive, Concord, California 94520

Tickets: $5 in advance, $7 at door

Facebook Group

 

Modesto's Graffiti Con-Comic & Car Show (Jun 23, 2019; 10 am - 5 pm)

Modesto Centre Plaza, 1000 L St, Modesto, California 95354

Tickets: $3 in advance, $5 at door.  Proceeds go to Modesto Area Music Association.

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Leviosa 2019 (Jun 27 - 30, 2019)

Loews Hollywood Hotel, 1755 N Highland Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90028

Tickets: $175, $300 VIP

Contact - Facebook Group

 

The Hollywood Show (Jun 28 - 29, 2019)

Westin Hotel LAX Airport, Los Angeles, California 90045

Tickets: $40

Facebook Group - Facebook Event (TBD)

Pirate Invasion of Belmont Pier & Mermaid Festival (Jun 29  30, 2019; 10 am - 10 pm)

Shoreline Aquatic Park, 200 Aquarium Way, Long Beach CA 90802

Free

Facebook Group - Facebook Event (TBA)

 

Etheria Film Night 2019 (Jun 29, 2019)

Showcase of new short sci-fi, fantasy, action, thriller, dark comedy, and horror films made by women.

The Egyptian Theatre, 6712 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028

Tickets: TBA

Facebook Group - Facebook Event (TBA)

 

Godzilla X Fest 2019 (Jun 29, 2019; 7 - 9 pm)

BAL Theatre, 14808 E 14th St, San Leandro, California 94578

 

Vampires Ball (Jun 29, 2019; 7 - 11 pm)

Clovis Elks Lodge, 535 Woodworth Avenue, Clovis, California 93612

Tickets: $20

Facebook Group

 

Tulare Toy-Anime-Comic Con (Jun 30, 2019; 11 am - 4 pm)

T.D.E.S. Portuguese Hall of Tulare, 515 N I St, Tulare, California 93274

$5 in advance, $7 at the door

Facebook Group

 

Anime Expo (Jul 3 - 7, 2019)

Los Angeles Convention Center, 1201 South Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, CA 90015

Hotels

Guests: A22/7, ACDC Rag, Adams Gibbs, Adi Shankar, others.

Membership: TBA

Facebook Group - Facebook Event - Twitter - Google+ - Tumblr - Youtube - RSS - Instagram - Flickr

 

Nostalgia Con: The Ultimate 80s Reunion (Jul 4 - 6, 2019)

Anaheim Convention Center, 800 W Katella Ave., Anaheim, CA

Hotels

Guests: Christopher Lloyd, Matt Frewer, Corey Feldman, Sean Austin, others.

Tickets: $135, $19 Thursday party

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Founders Day Colonial Ball (Jul 5, 2019)

Location: TBA, Simi Valley

 

Clovis-Fresno Toy-Anime-Comic Con (Jul 6, 2019; 11 am - 4 pm)

Clovis Veterans Memorial District, 808 4th St, Clovis, California 93612

Tickets: $6

 

Cosplay BALL & ANIME EXPO Afterparty + July Bdays (Jul 6, 2019; 10 pm - 2:30 am)

Bar Sinister, 1652 N Cherokee Ave, Los Angeles, California 90028

 

North American Discworld Convention 2019 (Jul 12 - 15, 2019)

Los Angeles Airport Marriott, 5855 W. Century Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90045

Rooms: $149

Guests: Bernard Pearson, Reb Voyce, Ian Mitchell, Colin Smythe, others

Memberships: $100 til TBA

Facebook Group

 

The California Mermaid Convention (Jul 12 - 14, 20190)

Sacramento CA

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Old Fort MacArthur Days (Jul 13 - 14, 2019; 10 am - 4 pm) - Living History Event

Fort MacArthur Museum, 3601 S Gaffey St, San Pedro, CA 90731

Admission: TBA

Facebook Event

 

San Diego Comic-con International (Jul 17 - 21, 2019) - Comic and Media Convention

San Diego Convention Center, 111 West Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101

Contact

 

Konizia (Jul 18 - 21, 2019) - Gaming Convention Dedicated to games of Reiner Knizia

Escondido Charter High School 1868 E. Valley Parkway Escondido, CA 92027

Tickets: $25

 

Calico Victorian Ball (Jul 19, 2019)

Location: TBA Simi Valley

 

MidSummer ConQuest (Jul 19 - 21, 2019) - Gaming Convention

McClellan Conference Center, 5411 Luce Ave., McClellan Park, CA 95652

Tickets: $45

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Big Bear Renaissance Faire (Jul 20, 21, 27, 28, Aug 3, 4, 10, 11 2019)

39115 Rim of the World Dr, Fawnskin, CA 92333

Tickets: TBA

Facebook Group - Facebook Event (TBA)

 

Central Coast Renaissance Festival (Jul 20 - 21, 2019)

Leguna Lake Park, 504 Madonna R., San Louis Obispo CA 93405

Tickets: TBA

Facebook Group

 

SF Anime Festival 2019 (Jul 20, 2019; 11 am - 4 pm)

Japan Center, 1737 Post Street, San Francisco, California 94115

Facebook Group

 

Logical-LA (Jul 21, 2019) - Skeptics Conference

Sycamore Center, 5000 Clark Ave, Lakewood, CA 90712

Tickets: TBA

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Powerhouse Comic Con (Jul 21, 2019; 10 am - 5 pm)

Alameda County Fairgrounds, 4501 Pleasanton Ave. Alameda CA 94566

Guests: Vernon Wells, Ciara Hanna, Christina Masterson, Chris Marrinan, others.

Tickets: $11 in advance, $16 at the door. 

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Costume College (July 25 - 29, 2019)

Warner Center Marriott, 21850 Oxnard St, Woodland Hills, CA 91367

Rooms: $141

Registration: $175, $115 for Costumers Guild West members

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Escon (Jul 26 - 28, 2019) - Gaming Convention
McMahan House, Cal State San Marcos, San Marcos, CA
Tickets: TBA

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

OzCon 2019 (Jul 26 - 28, 2019)

Kellogg West, 3801 W Temple Ave, Bldg 76, Pomona, California 91768

Guests: Raymond F. Wohl, Kurt Raymond, more TBA

Tickets: $135

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

California Extreme (Jul 27 - 28, 2019) - Classic Arcade Games Show

Hyatt Regency Santa Clara, 5101 Great America Pkwy, Santa Clara, CA 95054

Hotels

Tickets: $60 to Jul 12, then TBA

Facebook Group

 

Slaughterfest (Jul 27 - 28, 2019) - Warhammer Gaming Event

Pechanga Resort & Casino, 45000 Pechanga Pkwy, Temecula, CA 92592

Tickets: $65

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Animanga Expo 2019 (Aug 2 - 4, 2019)

Fairplex, Hall 4, 1101 W McKinley Ave, Pomona, California 91768

Guests: TBA

Tickets: $25 to ?, the TBA

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Mythcon 50 (Aug 2 - 5, 2019) - Theme: Looking Backward, Moving Forward

San Diego State University, San Diego, CA

Room and Board: $430 single/$350 double (Deadline Jul 15)

Guests of Honor:  John Crowley, Verlyn Flieger

 

Midsummer Scream (Aug 3 - 4, 2019) - Halloween Convention

Long Beach Convention Center, 300 E Ocean Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90802

Tickets:  TBA

Facebook Group - Instagram - Twitter

 

Stocktoncon (Aug 3 - 4, 2019)

Stockton Arena, 248 W Fremont St, Stockton, CA 95203

Guests: TBA

Tickets: TBA

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Pageant Of Steampunk Masters (Aug 3, 2019; 4:45 - 10:30 pm)

Festival of Arts/Pageant of the Masters, 650 Laguna Canyon Rd, Laguna Beach, California 92651

Tickets

 

The 1776 Picnic Dance (Aug 3, 2019; 8 pm - midnight)

Picnic Luncheon: 11 am

Formal Dancing: 1 - 4:30 pm

Lincoln Park, 1450 High St., Alameda CA

Free

 

Comic Book and Collectibles Show (Aug 4, 2019; 10 am - 5 pm )

Claremont Packing House Comic Book & Collectible Show, 532 W 1st St, Claremont, CA 91711

Free

Facebook Group

 

Soirée from Regions Beyond (Aug 9, 2019; 6 - 9 pm)

Spring Field Banquet Center, 501 N Harbor Blvd, Fullerton, California 92832

Tickets: $99.50 til TBA

 

Haunted Mansion Fashion 5 year Anniversary (Aug 11, 2019; 2 pm - midnight)

Disneyland Resort, 1313 South Harbor Boulevard, Anaheim, CA 92802

Tickets: Disneyland Entry

 

Silicon Valley Comic Con (Aug 16 - 18, 2019)

San Jose Convention Center, 150 West San Carlos Street, San Jose, CA 95113

Guests: TBA

Tickets: $99

Facebook Group - Facebook Event -Twitter - Instagram

 

4th Annual California Jedi Gathering (Aug 29 - Sep 1, 2019)

Arrowhead Springs, Arrowhead CA

Tickets: $50

Facebook Group - Facebook Event (TBA)

 

Creation Entertainment presents A Salute to Lucifer (Aug 17 - 18, 2019)

Hyatt Regency Los Angeles Airport, 6225 West Century Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90045

Rate: $179/night

Guests: Tom Ellis, Lesley-Ann Brandt, Kevin Alejandro, D. B. Woodside, others.

Tickets: Gold Package: $459, others TBA

 

Time Travelers Bazaar (Aug 17, 2019; 10 am - 5 pm)

Scottish Rite Masonic Center, 6151 H St, Sacramento, California 95819

 

The 3rd Annual Ravenclaw Ball (Aug 17, 2019; 5 - 10 pm)

The Fantastical Society, Madison Manor, La Canada Flintridge, California 91011

 

D23 (Aug 23 - 25, 2019) - Disney Expo

Anaheim Convention Center, 800 W Katella Ave., Anaheim CA 92802

Tickets: $219

Facebook Page - Facebook Event

 

Anime California (Aug 23 - 25, 2019)

Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport, 2500 N. Hollywood Way, Burbank CA 91501

Guests of Honor: TBA

Memberships: $40 to 3/31, $45 to 5/31, $50 to 7/31, $55 to 8/22, then $60

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Godzillafest (Aug 23 - 25, 2019)

Balboa Theater, 3630 Balboa St, San Francisco, CA 94121

Tickets: TBA

 

Greater Bay Area Costumers Guild Bazaar (Aug 25, 2019; 9 am - 4 pm)

1325 Portland Ave, Albany, CA 94706

 

Gateway (Aug 30 - Sep 2, 2019) - Gaming

Los Angeles Airport Hilton, 5711 W Century Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90045

Rooms: TBA

Memberships: TBA

Facebook Group - Twitter

 

CrunchyRoll Expo (Aug 30 - Sep 1, 2019) - Anime Con

San Jose Convention Center, 150 West San Carlos Street, San Jose, California 95113

Tickets: $65

Facebook Group - Facebook Event (TBA) - Twitter - Instagram

 

Horrible Imaginings Film Festival (Aug 30 - Sep 1, 2019)

Museum of Photographic Arts, 1649 El Prado, Balboa Park, San Diego, CA 92101

Tickets: TBA

Facebook Group - Facebook Event (TBA)

 

Pacificon Game Expo (Aug 31 - Sep 3, 2019)

Santa Clara Marriott Hotel, 2700 Mission College Blvd., Santa Clara CA 95054

Rooms: TBA

Guests: Richard Borg, Steve Chenault, Harold Buchanan, Rachel Wood, others.

Tickets: $60 and up

Facebook Group

 

Back to 1885 (Sep 6 - 8, 2019) - Back to the Future Event

Columbia CA

Tickets: $880 (includes room and board)

 

Lightbox Expo (Sep 6 - 8, 2019) - Animation, Live Action, Illustration and Gaming

Location: TBA, Pasadena CA

Facebook Group - Facebook Event (TBA) - Instagram - Twitter

 

The Gold Rush Ball (Sep 7, 2019; 8 pm - midnight)

Dance Lesson: 7 pm

Alameda Elks Lodge #1015, 2255 Santa Clara Ave, Alameda, CA 94501

Tickets: $20 in advance (by Aug 31), $25 at the door.

 

San Jose Mini Maker Faire (Sep 8, 2019; Hours: TBA)

History San Jose, 1650 Senter Rd, San Jose, CA 95112

Tickets: TBA

 

California Republic Comic Con (Sep 14, 2019; 10 am - 5 pm)

Merced County Fairgrounds, 900 Martin Luther King Jr Way, Merced, CA 95340

Guests: Kira Buckland, Chris Marrinan, others TBA.

Tickets: $10 in advance, $15 at the door

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Haunted Mansion & Nightmare before Christmas Day 5 Years (Sep 15, 2019; 2 pm - midnight)

Disneyland Resort, 1313 South Harbor Boulevard, Anaheim, CA 92802

Tickets: Disneyland passes

 

Third Annual South City Comic Con (Sep 16; 10 am - 5 pm)

San Mateo Fair Grounds, 2495 S. Delaware, San Mateo CA 94403

Tickets: $7 in advance, $10 at the door

 

Wizard World Comic Convention (Sep 20 - 22, 2019)

Cal Expo, 1600 Exposition Blvd., Sacramento, California 95815

Hotels: TBA

Tickets: TBA

Facebook Group - Facebook Event (TBA)

 

Southern California Writers Conference (Sep 20 - 22, 2019)

Wyndham Irvine Hotel, 17941 Von Karman Ave, Irvine, CA 92614

Memberships: TBA March 1

Contact Page

 

Vista Viking Festival 2019 (Sep 21 -22, 2019)

Vista Viking Festival, 2006 E Vista Way, Vista, California 92084

Facebook Group - Facebook Event (TBA)

 

Sacramento Horror Film Festival (Sep 21, 2019)

Historic Colonial Theatre, 3522 Stockton Blvd., Sacramento CA 95820

Tickets: TBA

Facebook Group - Facebook Event (TBA)

 

Sense and Sensibility Ball (Sep 21, 2019; 8 - 11:30 pm)

San Mateo Masonic Lodge, 100 N Ellsworth Avenue San Mateo, CA 94401

Tickets: $20 in advance, $25 at the door

 

Wasteland Weekend (Sep 25 - 29, 2019) - Post Apocalypse Party

Edwards, CA (members will camp in desert)

Memberships: TBA

Email - Contact Page - Facebook Group - Facebook Event - Forum - Tumblr

 

Gaslight Steampunk Expo (Sep 27 - 29, 2019)

San Diego Marriott Mission Valley, 8757 Rio San Diego Dr, San Diego, CA 92108

Guests: Gail Carriger, more TBA

Memberships: $65 to 2/1/19, then TBA

Contact Page - Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Twitchcon (Sep 27 - 29, 2019)

San Diego Convention Center, 111 W Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101

Hotels

Tickets: TBA

Facebook Group - Facebook Event (TBA)

 

KVMR Celtic Festival (Sep 27 - 29, 2019) - Celtic Music Festival

Nevada County Fairgrounds, 11228 McCourtney Rd., Grass Valley CA 95949

Tickets

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Wizardry Verse (Sep 28, 2018; 10 am - 6 pm)

Fox Performing Arts Center, 3801 Mission Inn Ave, Riverside, California 92501

Tickets: $29, $55 VIP

Guests: Chris Rankin, Josh Herdman, Rusty Goffe, Ellie Darcy-Alden, others.

Facebook Group - Facebook Event - Twitter - Instagram

 

A Bewitching Fete: Halloween art and Curious Goods (Sep 28, 2018; 10 am - 5 pm)

Veterans Memorial Hall, 301 Main St., Pleasanton CA

Tickets: TBA

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

A Swinging Wake - Celebrating the Haunted Mansion's 50th (Sep 28, 2018; 6 pm - midnight)

Spring Field Banquet Center, 501 N Harbor Blvd, Fullerton, California 92832

Tickets: $145

Facebook

 

Lodi Library Con 2019 (Sep 29, 2019; 10 am - 4 pm )

Lodi Public Library, 201 W Locust St, Lodi, California 95240

 

Comic Book and Collectibles Show (Sep 29, 2019; 10 am - 5 pm )

Claremont Packing House Comic Book & Collectible Show, 532 W 1st St, Claremont, CA 91711

Free

Facebook Group

 

The Prohibition Speakeasy Ball (Oct 5, 2019; 8 pm - midnight)

Dance Lesson: 7 pm

Alameda Elks Lodge #1015, 2255 Santa Clara Ave, Alameda, CA 94501

Tickets: $20 in advance (by Aug 31), $25 at the door.

 

Great Western War (Oct 8 - 14, 2019) - Society for Creative Anachronism

Buena Vista Aquatic Recreational Area, 13601 Ironbark Rd, Taft, CA 93268

Facebook Group - Facebook Event (TBA)

 

Screamfest (Oct 8 - 17, 2019) - Horror/SciFi Film Festival/Screenplay Competition

TCL Chinese 6 Theatres 6801 Hollywood Blvd. Hollywood, CA 90028

Tickets: TBA

Facebook Group - Facebook Event (TBA)

 

Big Bad Con (Oct 10 - 13, 2019) - Gaming

Marriott Walnut Creek, 2355 N. Main St., Walnut Creek CA 94596

Rate: TBA

Tickets: TBA

Facebook Group

 

L.A. Comic Con (Oct 11 - 13, 2019) - Comic, Anime, Gaming, Sci-Fi, Fantasy and Horror Expo

Los Angeles Convention Center, 1201 South Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, CA 90015

Guests of Honor: TBA

Memberships: TBA

Facebook Group - Facebook Event (TBA) - Twitter - Instagram

 

OuteRimCon (Oct 12 - 13, 2019) - Space Exploration Convention

Carson Community Center, 801 E Carson St, Carson, California 90745

Hotel: Doubletree by Hilton, 2 Civic Plaza, Carson, California, 90745

Rate: $160

Guests: Michelle Pincus, others TBA

Tickets: TBA

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Sinister Creature Con Fall (Oct 12 - 13, 2019) - Horror Con

Scottish Rite Masonic Center, 6151 H St, Sacramento, CA 95819

Guests: TBA

Tickets: TBA

Facebook Group - Facebook Event - Twitter - Youtube - Instagram

 

Six String Society Haunted Halloween Cruise (Oct 12, 2019; 5 - 11 pm)

Bahia Resort Hotel, 998 W Mission Bay Dr, San Diego, California 92109

Tickets: $42

 

Hogwarts Demented Dinner (Oct 12, 2019; 5 - 10 pm)

The Fantastical Society, Madison Manor, La Canada Flintridge, California 91011

 

Autumn Victorian Masquerade Ball (Oct 18, 2019)

Location: TBA Simi Valley

 

PineCon (Oct 18 - 19, 2019) - Gaming Convention

Camp de Benneville Pines, 41750 Jenks Lake Road West, Angelus Oaks CA 92305

Registration: $165 (includes room)

 

Creation Entertainment presents The Giving Back Show: A Supernatural Official Convention (Oct 18 - 19, 2019)

Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport, 2500 N. Hollywood Way, Burbank CA 91501

Rate: $195/night

Guests: Misha Collins, Alexander Calvert, Richard Speight Jr., Rob Benedict, others.

Tickets: Gold Package: $569, others TBA

 

Santa Rosa Comic Con (Oct 20, 2019; 10 am - 5 pm)
Hyatt Regency Sonoma Wine Country, 170 Railroad St., Santa Rosa, CA. 95401, CA

Guests: Brent Anderson, Thomas Yeats, Vincent Van Dahl, Tom Wyrsch, others.

Tickets: $10

Facebook Group

 

Trafalgar Day Picnic 2019 (Oct 20, 2019; 11 am - 6 pm)

Rancho Camulos Museum, 5164 E Telegraph Rd, Fillmore, CA 9301

 

2nd Cosmania Halloween riverside cosplay gathering (Oct 27, 2019; 11 am - 7 pm)

Fairmount Park, 2601 Fairmount Blvd, Riverside, California 92501

 

Campbell Con (Oct 29, 2019; 10 am - 5 pm)

Campbell Community Center, 1 W Campbell Ave, Campbell, California 95008

Guests: TBA

Tickets: TBA

Facebook Group - Facebook Event - Twitter - Instagram

 

World Fantasy Convention 2019 (Oct 31 - Nov 3, 2019)

Theme: Fantasy Noir

Los Angeles Airport Marriott, 5855 W. Century Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90045

Rate: $149

Guests: Tad Williams, Chris McGrath, Margo Lanagan, Beth Mecham.

Membership: $225 to 5/20/19, then TBA

 

PAWCon (Oct 31 - Nov 3, 2019) - Furry Convention

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel San Jose, 2050 Gateway Pl, San Jose, CA 95110

Guest of Honor: TBA

Memberships: $40, VIP memberships available

Facebook Group

 

Battle for Tatooine (Oct 31 - Nov 3, 2019)

13144 Munsey Road, Cantil, Calif. 93519

Tickets: $35 in advance, $45 at the gate

 

Autumn Masquerade Ball (Oct 18, 2019)

Location: TBA Simi Valley

 

Tarry Town Ball (Nov 1, 2019)

Location: TBA Simi Valley

 

Fresno Collectors Expo (Nov 2 - 3, 2019)

Manchester Center, 1901 E Shields Ave, Fresno, California 93726

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Le Bal des Vampires (Nov 2, 2019; 8 pm - midnight)

Dance Lesson: 7 pm

Alameda Elks Lodge #1015, 2255 Santa Clara Ave, Alameda, CA 94501

Tickets: TBA

 

Mouse-Con (Nov 3, 2019; 10 am - 5 pm) - Disney Fan Convention
Crowne Plaza Inn, 45 John Glenn Dr, Concord, CA

$10

Facebook Group - Facebook Event (TBA)

 

San Diego Historical Games Convention (Nov 8 - 10 , 2019)

Handlery Hotel, 950 Hotel Cir N, San Diego, CA 92108

Rate: $109

Membership: $55

Facebook Group

 

Conquest Avalon (Nov 8 - 10, 2019) - Gaming Convention

McClellan Conference Center, 5411 Luce Ave., McClellan, CA 95652

Hotel: $114

Memberships: TBA

Facebook Group

 

Nitro Con 2 (Nov 9 , 2019)

Palms Event Center, 4277 N West Ave,, CA 93711, Fresno, California 93711

Tickets: $5

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Toon-Con 2019 (Nov 10 , 2019;10 am - 5 pm)

Pasadena Convention Center, 300 E. Green Street, Pasadena, California 92703

Guests: TBA

Tickets: $15

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Bakersfield Comic Con (Nov 16 - 17, 2019)

Kern County Fairgrounds, Buildings 3 & 4, 1142 S P St, Bakersfield, CA 93307

Hotels

Guests: Joel Adams, Buzz, Nate Watson, Ricky Bird, others.

Admission: $15

Facebook Group

 

CONEX Comic Con & Exotic Animal Expo (Nov 16 - 17, 2019)

Alameda County Fair, 4501 Pleasanton Ave, Pleasanton, California 94566

 

CTN Animation Expo (Nov 21 - 24, 2018)

Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport, 2500 N. Hollywood Way, Burbank CA 91501

Guests: TBA

Tickets: TBA

Facebook Group -  Facebook Event (TBA)

 

DesignerCon 2019 (Nov 22 - 24 , 2019)

Anaheim Convention Center, Exhibit Hal C, 800 W Katella Ave., Anaheim CA 92802

Tickets: TBA

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

LosCon 46 (Nov 29 - Dec 1, 2019) - Science Fiction and Fantasy Convention

Los Angeles Airport Marriott, 5855 W. Century Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90045

Rooms: $125 (registration start: TBA)

Guests: Julia Dillon, Howard Waldrop, Edie Stern

Memberships: $35 to 3/31/19, then TBA

Facebook Group - Facebook Event TBA

 

Social Daunce Irregulars Victorian Grand Ball (Nov 30 2019; 7:30 pm - midnight)

Pasadena Masonic Hall, 200 S. Euclid Ave., Pasadena CA 91101

Tickets: $38

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Comic Book and Collectibles Show (Dec 1, 2019; 10 am - 5 pm )

Claremont Packing House Comic Book & Collectible Show, 532 W 1st St, Claremont, CA 91711

Free

Facebook Group

 

Los Angeles Empire Con (Dec 6 - 8, 2019) - Star Wars Convention

Los Angeles Airport Marriott, 5855 W. Century Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90045

Guests: Kim Falkinburg, Peter Mayhew, Penny McCarthy, Andrea Wickman-Miller, others.

Tickets: $125

 

Geek Meet: Villains Social Club (Dec 8, 2019; 7 pm - 1 am)

The Slidebar Rock N Roll Kitchen, 122 E Commonwealth Ave, Fullerton, California 92832

 

SacAnime (Jan 3 - 5, 2020) - Anime convention

Sacramento Convention Center, 1400 J St., Sacramento CA 95814

Hotel: Sheraton Grand Sacramento, 1230 J St, Sacramento, CA 95814

Rooms

Guests of Honor: TBA

Memberships: TBA

Forums - Facebook Group - Twitter

 

Cos-Losseum (Jan 4, 2020) - CANCELLED

 

A Victorian Twelfth Night Ball (Jan 4, 2020; 8 pm - midnight)

Dance Lesson: 7 pm

Alameda Elks Lodge #1015, 2255 Santa Clara Ave, Alameda, CA 94501

Tickets: TBA

 

Endless Night: Los Angeles Vampire Ball 2020 (Jan 4, 2020; 9 pm - 2:30 am)

Los Angeles Vampire Ball, 740 S. Broadway, Los Angeles, California 90014

Tickets: TBA

Facebook Group

 

The 31 Flavours of Gallifrey One (Feb 15 - 17, 2020) - Doctor Who convention

Los Angeles Airport Marriott, 5855 W. Century Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90045

Registration: $110

Facebook Group - Facebook Event - Twitter - YouTube

 

Santa Clarita Comic and Toy Expo (Mar 8, 2020; 10 am - 5 pm)

College of the Canyons, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Rd, Santa Clarita, California 91355

Tickets: $5 in advance, $10 at the door

 

Clockwork Alchemy (Mar 20 - 22, 2020) - Steampunk Convention

Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport, 1333 Bayshore Highway, Burlingame CA 94010

Memberships: $85 til TBA

Contact - Facebook Group - Facebook Event - Twitter

 

San Diego Rocket Con (Mar 21 - 22, 2020)

Location: TBA

Rate: TBA

Facebook Group

 

The Civil War Remembered (Mar 28 - 29, 2020; 10 am - 6 pm)

Riverview Recreation Area, 14600 Baron Rd, Corona, CA 92880

 

Creation Entertainment presents A Salute to Xena (Aug 28 - 30, 2020)

Hyatt Regency Los Angeles Airport, 6225 West Century Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90045

Rate: $169/night

Guests: Brittany Powell, more TBA.

Tickets: TBA

 

SacAnime (Sep 4 - 6, 2020) - Anime convention

Sacramento Convention Center, 1400 J St., Sacramento CA 95814

Hotel: Sheraton Grand Sacramento, 1230 J St, Sacramento, CA 95814

Rooms

Guests of Honor: TBA

Memberships: TBA

Forums - Facebook Group - Twitter

 

Blouchercon 2020 (Oct 15 - 18, 2020) - Mystery and Detective convention

Sacramento Convention Center Complex, 1400 J St, Sacramento, California 95814

Hotels

Guests of Honor: Scott Turow, Walter Mosley, Anne Perry, Cara Black, others.

Memberships: $200 to 12/31/19, then $225

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

San Diego Historical Games Convention (Nov 13 - 15, 2020)

Handlery Hotel, 950 Hotel Cir N, San Diego, CA 92108

Rate: TBA

Membership: TBA

Facebook Group

 

Costume-Con (Apr 16 - 19, 2021)

San Jose, CA

Details: TBA

 

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