California Geekdom:

Conventions, Faires and Events

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

 


 

3rd Annual Haunted Mansion Fashion (Oct 25, 2017; 11 am - 11:55 pm) - Costuming event at Disneyland

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

Memberships: Disneyland Tickets!

 

Stan Lees L.A. Comic Con (Oct 27 - 29, 2017) - Comic, Anime, Gaming, Sci-Fi, Fantasy and Horror Expo

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

Guests of Honor: Stan Lee, Rob Liefeld, Taboo, Alan Tudyk, Lance Hendricksen, others

Memberships: $80

Facebook Group - Facebook Event - Twitter - Youtube - Instagram

 

Classic Comic-Con (Oct 27 - 29, 2017)

Modesto Center Plaza, 1000 L St, Modesto, CA 95354

Guests: Nicki Aycox, Doc Phineas, John R. Mangus

Tickets: $15

Facebook Group - Facebook Event - Twitter - Instagram - Youtube

 

Fantastic Horror Film Festival (Oct 27 - 29, 2017)

Ultra Star Mission Valley Cinemas-Hazard Center, 7510 Hazard Center Dr, San Diego, CA 92108

Tickets: TBA

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Escape: Psycho Circus 2017 (Oct 27 - 28, 2017)

The National Orange Show NOS Event Center, 690 S Arrowhead Ave, San Bernardino, California 92408

Tickets: $219

Facebook

 

Famous Monsters 0f Filmland Halloween Bash (Oct 27 - 29, 2017)  - CANCELLED DUE TO FIRES

 

Deathworkz Halloween Festival (Oct 27 - 29, 2017)

Stanislaus County Fair, 900 N Broadway, Turlock, California 95380

Tickets: $50 to ?

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Bay Area Virtual Reality Expo (Oct 27 - 28, 2017)

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

Hotel: Hilton San Jose, 300 Almaden Blvd., San Jose, California 95110

Rates: $149/night

Tickets: Profession (Fri & Sat): $299 in advance, $350 at door; General Admission (Sat only): $49

Facebook

 

Cynagua Fall Coronet (Oct 27 - 29, 2017) - Society for Creative Anachronism

Lake Concow Campground, 12967 Concow Rd, Oroville, California 95965

 

Escondido Fall Renaissance Faire (Oct 28 - 29, May 4 - 5, 2017)

Felicita Park, 742 Clarence Ln., Escondido CA 92029

Facebook Group

 

Epic Animation Comic Game (EACG) Fest (Oct 28 - 29, 2017)

Albany Community Center, 1249 Main Ave., Albany CA 94706

Memberships: $10 - 20

Email - Facebook Group - Twitter

 

All Hallows Fantasy Faire (Oct 28 - 29, 2017)

Mother Lode Fairgrounds, 220 Southgate Dr., Sonora, CA 95370

Tickets: $12 - 14

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Dreiburgen Anniversary Tournament (Oct 28, 2017; 8 am - 5 pm) - Society for Creative Anachronism

Yucaipa Regional Park, 33900 Oak Glen Rd, Yucaipa, California 92399

 

Super Dimension Convention 2017 (Oct 28, 2017; 11 am - 7 pm) - Anime (Macross) Con

Torrance Cultural Arts Center, 3330 Civic Center Dr N, Torrance, CA 90503

Tickets: $9, more for VIP tickets

 

Halloween Cosplay (Oct 28, 2017; noon - 10 pm)

Centenary United Methodist Church, DTLA, 300 S Central Ave, Los Angeles, California 90013

 

Little Tokyo Meet Up (Oct 28, 2017; 2 - 5 pm) - Cosplay

138 S Central Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012

 

Haunted Masquerade Ball (Oct 28, 2017; 7 pm)

Fazeli Cellars Winery, 37320 De Portola Road Temecula, CA 92590

Tickets: $20, $15 for members

 

Super Dimension Convention (Oct 28, 2017; 8 pm)

Torrance Cultural Arts Center, 3330 Civic Center Dr N, Torrance, California 90503

Guests: Reika, others.

Tickets: $15, more for special memberships

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Vampire Ball (Oct 28, 2017; 8 pm)

California Automobile Museum, 2200 Front St., Sacramento CA 95818

Tickets: TBA

 

Once Upon A Time Official Convention (Nov 3 - 5, 2017)

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

Rooms: $185 single/double

Guests: Lana Parrilla, Jennifer Morrison, Rebecca Madder, Emile de Ravin, others.

Tickets: $489 and up

Facebook Group

 

HaitiCon (Nov 3 - 4, 2017; 9:30 am - 10 pm) - Board Gaming con, Haiti relief charity

65 Dorland St, San Francisco, CA 94110

Guests: Matt Leacock, Tom Lehmann, Susan McKinley Ross, Eric Vogel, others.

Tickets: $30

Facebook

 

Blizzcon (Nov 3 - 4, 2017; 9:30 am - 10 pm) - Gaming Convention for Warcraft, Starcraft and Diablo Universes

Anaheim Convention Center, 800 West Katella Avenue, Anaheim CA 92802

Tickets: Go on sale Apr 5 at 7 pm then again Apr 8 at 10 am.

Facebook Group - Facebook Event - Twitter - Tumblr

 

Dapper Day (Nov 4 - 5, 2017)

Facebook Group - Twitter - Instagram - Tumblr

 

Dapper Day Expo (Nov 4 - 5)

Disneyland Hotel, 1150 West Magic Way, Anaheim, CA 92802

Tickets: TBA

 

Dapper Day at the Fun Park (Nov 5, 2017)

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

Memberships: Disneyland Tickets!

 

Nottingham Festival (Nov 4, 5. 11 & 12, 2017),

Simi Valley Civic Center Park, 3855 Alamo Street, Simi Valley, CA 93063

Tickets: In advance: $12, $15 at Festival

Facebook Group - Facebook Event (week one) - Twitter

 

Tracy Comic Show (Nov 4 - 5, 2017)

Northgate Village, 1005 E. Pescadero Ave., Tracy, CA 95304

Special Guests: Kevin Eastman, Margaret Kerry, Dave Woodman, Kathy Garver , others.

Tickets: $13 in advance, $15 at the door

Email - Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Calafia Anniversary Tournament (Nov 4, 2017; 8:30 am - 5 pm) - Society for Creative Anachronism

El Monte Park, 15805 El Monte Rd, Lakeside, California 92040

 

Fresno Collectors Expo (Nov 4, 2017; 10 am - 6 pm)

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

Free

 

Sense & SensibiliTea - Annual SoCal Jane Austen theme tea (Nov 4, 2017; 1:30 - 3:30 pm)

The Bembridge House, 953 N Park Cir, Long Beach, California 90813

 

Le Bal des Vampires (Nov 4, 2017; 6:30 pm - midnight)

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

Tickets: $25 to 8/31, $30 to 9/30, $35 to 11/3 (or until all tickets sold). Tickets MUST be purchased in advance.

 

Zed Fest (Nov, 2017; Days TBA) - Low Budget/Indie Horror/Sci-Fi Festival

Laemme Ho 7 Theater, 5240 Lankershim Blvd, North Hollywood, CA 91601

Tickets: TBA

Contact

 

The Rivenburg War (Nov 5, 2017; 9 am - 6 pm) - Society for Creative Anachronism

Rusch Community Park, 7801 Auburn Blvd, Citrus Heights, California 95610

 

Mouse-Con (Nov 5, 2017; 10 am - 5 pm) - Disney Fan Convention

Hilton Concord, 1970 Diamond Blvd, Concord, CA 94520

$10

Facebook Group

 

DISNEY VS PIXAR (Bound 2 Be A Character) (Nov 5, 2017; 11 am - 11:55 pm) - Cosplay (Disney Bounding)

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

Tickets: Disneyland passes

 

Truly Victorian Tea Social Dance  (Nov 5 , 2017; Times: TBA)

Pasadena Scottish Rite, 150 N Madison Ave, Pasadena, California 91101

Tickets: TBA

Facebook Group

 

Superheroes Half-Marathon Weekend (Nov 9 - 12, 2017)

Start/Finish: Disneyland Resort, 1313 South Harbor Boulevard, Anaheim, CA 92802

Tickets

Facebook Group - Facebook Event - Twitter - Youtube

 

Monterey Comic Con (Nov 10 - 11, 2017)

Embassy Suites by Hilton, 1441 Canyon Del Rey Blvd, Seaside, CA 93955

Guests: Ann Mahoney, Dante Basco, Kevin Rahm, Ian Casselberry, many others.

Tickets: $75

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

DesignerCon 2017 (Nov 11 - 12 , 2017)

Pasadena Convention Center, 300 E. Green Street, Pasadena, California 91101

Tickets: $15

Facebook Event

 

San Diego Historical Games Convention (Nov 11 - 13 , 2017)

Theme: Revolution

Hampton Inn San Diego Kearny Mesa, 5434 Kearny Mesa Rd., San Diego, CA 92111

Rate: $145

Membership: $40 , Registration limited to 150

Special Guest: Mark Herman

Facebook Group

 

The Latino Comics Expo (Nov 11 - 12, 2017)

Museum of Latin American Art, 628 Alamitos Ave, Long Beach, CA 90802

Guests: TBA

Tickets: TBAHo

Facebook Group - Twitter - Youtube

 

Palm Springs Comic-Con (Nov 11 - 12, 2017)

Hard Rock Hotel Palm Springs, 150 S Indian Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, California 92262

Tickets: $25

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

DesignerCon 2017 (Nov 11 - 12, 2017) - Toy convention

Pasadena Convention Center, 300 East Green St., Pasadena, CA 91101

Tickets: TBA

Facebook Group[JH1]  - Facebook Event - Twitter - Flickr

 

Wizards Assemble Pub Crawl: Sacramento (Nov 11, 4 pm - 1 am)

Start: University of Beer, 1510 16th St #300, Sacramento, CA 95814

Tickets: $22.09 to 10/24, $27.37 to Nov 6, then $32.64

 

Wizards Assemble Pub Crawl: Long Beach (Nov 11, 4 pm - 1 am)

Start: University of Beer, 1510 16th St #300, Sacramento, CA 95814

Tickets: $20 to Nov 2, then $30

 

Frost Dragon Naevehjem Anniversary (Nov 12, 2017; 8 am - 9 pm)  - Society for Creative Anachronism

Freedom Park, 100 W. California Ave, Ridgecrest, California 93555

 

Dressed to the 9 3/4 Day (Nov 12, 2017; 10 am - 6 pm) - Vintage Cosplay

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

 

Rancho Cordova Comic Con (Nov 12, 2017; 11 am - 7 pm)

Sacramento Marriott, 11211 Point East Dr., Rancho Cordova, CA 95742

Tickets: $6 in advance, $7 at the door

 

Riverside cosplay gathering (Nov 12, 2017; 11 am - 7 pm)

Fairmount Park, 2601 Fairmount Blvd, Riverside, CA 92501

 

DISNEY VS PIXAR (Bound 2 Be A Character) (Nov 5, 2017; 11 am - 11:55 pm) - Cosplay (Disney Bounding)

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

Tickets: Disneyland passes

 

Equestria LA (Nov 17 - 19, 2017) - My Little Pony Convention

Wyndham Anaheim Garden Grove, 12021 Harbor Boulevard Anaheim, CA 92840

Guests: Bonnie Lacherle

Memberships: $60

Facebook - Twitter

 

Riverside Cosplay Gathering (Nov 12, 2017; 11 am - 7 pm)

Fairmount Park, 2601 Fairmount Blvd, Riverside, CA 92501

 

Steam Day In The Fall 2017(Nov 5, 2017; noon - 11 pm)

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

Tickets: Disneyland passes

 

The CosplayCruise (Nov 17 - 20, 2017)

Long Beach to Encinada and back

Guests: Ciara Hanna

Tickets: $564.08 - $614.08

 

CTN Animation Expo (Nov 17 - 19, 2017)

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

Guests: TBA

Tickets: $30 to 8/15/17, then $40

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Conquest Avalon (Nov 17 - 19, 2017) - Gaming Convention

Crowne Plaza Hotel Sacramento Northeast, 5321 Date Ave, Sacramento, CA 95841

Rooms: $109

Memberships:$50 in advance, $60 at door

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Great Dickens Christmas Fair - (Nov 18, 19, 24, 25; Dec 2, 3, 9, 10, 16, 17; 2017; 10 am - 7 pm)

Victoriana, some Steampunk

Cow Palace Exhibition Halls, 2600 Geneva Avenue, San Francisco

Tickets: $30/day. Season Pass $105

Facebook Group - Twitter - Tumblr

 

Bakersfield Comic Con (Nov 18 - 19, 2017)

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

Hotels

Guests: Thomas Yeates, Pat Priest, Derek Fridolfs, Pamela Lovas, others.

Admission: $15

Facebook Group

 

Tumbleweend Weekend (Nov 18 - 19, 2017; 10 am - 5 pm),

Simi Valley Civic Center Park, 3855 Alamo Street, Simi Valley, CA 93063

Tickets: In advance: $12, $15 at event

Facebook Group - Facebook Event - Twitter

 

Collegium Occidentalis (Nov 18 , 2017; 10 am - 11 pm) - Society for Creative Anachronism

461 Orange Ave, Los Altos, CA 94022

 

Sonora Comic Con 2017 (Nov 19, 2017; 11 am - 5 pm),

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

Tickets: $5 in advance, $6 at the door

 

LosCon 44 (Nov 24 - 26, 2017) - Science Fiction and Fantasy Convention

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

Rooms: $117

Guests: Carrie Vaughn, Howard Chaykin, Jane Expenson, Kevin Roche & Andrew Trembley

Memberships: $55 to 10/31/17, then TBA

Facebook Group  - Facebook Event

 

Gobblecon Game Con (Nov 24 - 26, 2017)

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

Tickets: $40

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Social Daunce Irregulars Holiday Grand Ball (Nov 25, 2017; 7:30 - 10:30 pm; Practice 2 - 6 pm)

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

Tickets: $32

Practice (Nov 19): Pasadena Skandia Hall, 2031 East Villa St., Pasadena CA 91107

Tickets for Practice: TBA

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Supernatural Official Convention (Dec 1 - 3, 2017)

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

Rooms: $169 single/double/double double

Guests: Jensen Ackles, Jared Padalecki, Jeffery Dean Morgan, Misha Collins, others.

Tickets: $899 Gold Admission (other admissions tentative as con approaches)

 

Heroes and Villains Fan Fest (Dec 2 - 3, 2017) - Media con

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

Hotel: San Jose Marriott, 301 S Market St, San Jose, CA 95113

Rate: $145

Celebrity Guests: Danielle Panabaker, Katrina Law, Caity Lotz, more TBA

Tickets: $75, more for VIP tickets

Contact - Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

DTLA Maker Faire (Dec 2017, Date: TBA)

Downtown, Los Angeles CA

 

Comic Book and Collectibles Show (Dec 3, 2017; 10 am - 5 pm )

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

Free

 

LIGHT VS DARK (Battle for the Last Jedi) (Dec 3, 2017; 4 - 11:55 pm) ) - Costuming event at Disneyland

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

Memberships: Disneyland Tickets!

 

Comic Arts Los Angeles (Dec 9 - 10, 2017)

Avenue 17 Studios, 340 S Avenue 17, Los Angeles CA 90031

Free

Facebook Group - Twitter - Tumblr

 

Merced-Atwater Comic Con 2017 (Dec 9, 2017; 11 am - 5 pm)

American Legion Post 83 - Merced, Ca., 939 W Main St, Merced, California 95340

Tickets: $5 in advance, $6 at the door

 

Lil Tokyo Cosplay Pre ALA Meet Up (B~Day) (Dec 9, 2017; noon - midnight)

Weller Court Shopping Center, 123 Astronaut E S Onizuka St, Los Angeles, California 90012

 

Sac Gamers Expo (Dec 10, 2017; 10 am - 5 pm)

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

Guests: Arlo, Russell Barba, Videogame Bang, John Lester, others.

Tickets: $8 in advance, $10

Contact - Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

St. Nicholaus Holiday Ball (Dec 10 , 2017; Time: TBA)

Pasadena Scottish Rite, 150 N Madison Ave, Pasadena, California 91101

Tickets: TBA

Facebook Group

 

Starkhafn Yule (Dec 17, 2017; 10 am - 5 pm)  - Society for Creative Anachronism

Henderson Convention Center, 200 South Water Street, Henderson, Nevada 89015

 

Central Valley Comic Con (Dec 17, 2017; 10 am - 5 pm)

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

Guests: TBA

Tickets: TBA

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Sacramento I-80 @ Madison Comic Con (Dec 17, 2017; 11 am - 5 pm)

Crowne Plaza Sacramento Northeast, 5321 Date Avenue, Sacramento, California 95841

Tickets: $6 in advance, $7 at the door

 

SacAnime (Jan 5 - 7, 2018) - Anime convention

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

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

Rooms: $124/night (book a room and get a free VIP upgrade to your weekend membership)

Guests of Honor: Feodor Chin, Elizabeth Maxwell, Josh Petersdorf, Gaku Space, more.

Memberships: $31 to 10/1/17, $36 to 11/5/17, $41 to 12/3/17, $46 to 1/1/18, then $50. VIP memberships more.

Forums - Facebook Group - Twitter

 

Victorian 12th Night Ball (Jan 6, 2018; 6:30 pm - midnight)

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

Tickets: $20 to 12/30, $25 at door.

 

Cos-Losseum (Jan 6, 2018; 10 am - TBA) -  Is Uncancelled

Four Points by Sheraton, 8110 Aero Dr, San Diego, CA 92123

Free

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Star Wars: The Light Side Half-Marathon Weekend (Jan 11 - 14, 2018)

Start/Finish: Disneyland Resort, 1313 South Harbor Boulevard, Anaheim, CA 92802

Tickets

Facebook Group  - Twitter - Youtube

 

FarWest 2018 (Jan 13 - 14, 2018) - Gaming Convention

TBA, Mountain View CA

Tickets: TBA

 

Anime Impulse (Jan 13 - 14, 2018)

Pomona Fairplex, 1099 W McKinley Ave, Pomona, CA 91768

Hotels

Guests: TBA

Tickets: $15 presale, then ?

Facebook Group - Facebook Event - Twitter - Instagram

 

ConDor 25 (Jan 19 - 21, 2018) - SF&F Convention

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

Rate: $120/night

Guests: TBA

Memberships: TBA

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Wild West Steamfest Winter Social (Jan 20, 2018; 10 am)

Heritage Museum of Orange County, 3101 W Harvard St, Santa Ana, California 92704

 

Fresno-Clovis Comic Con (Jan 21, 2018)

Ramada Fresno Near Cal State Fresno, 324 East Shaw, Fresno, California 93710

$5 in advance, $6 at the door

 

Toy, Game and Pop Culture Expo (Jan 21, 2018)

Great Escape Games and Comics, 1250 Howe Ave, Ste 3A, Sacramento, California 95825

 

Anime Los Angeles (Jan 26 - 28, 2018)

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

Hotel: Radisson Ontario Airport, 2200 East Holt Boulevard, Ontario, CA 91761

Guests of Honor: TBA

Memberships: TBA

Contact - Facebook Group - Facebook Event -Twitter

 

Escon (Jan 26 - 28, 2018) - Gaming Convention
McMahan House, Cal State San Marcos, San Marcos, CA
Tickets: TBA

 

Jane Austen Evening 2018 (Jan 28, 2018; 4 - 11 pm)

200 S Euclid Ave, Pasadena, California 91101

Tickets: TBA

Facebook

 

California Comic Convention in Orange County (Jan 28, 2018; 9:30 am - 4:30 pm)

Yorba Linda Community Center, 4501 Casa Loma Ave., Yorba Linda, CA 92886

Guests: Howard Chaykin

Tickets: TBA

 

Bak-Anime (Feb 3 - 4, 2017) - Anime Convention

Kern County Fairgrounds, 1142 S P St, Bakersfield, CA 93307

Guests of Honor: TBA

Memberships: $25

Contact - Facebook Group

 

The Hollywood Show (Feb 9 - 11, 2018)

Westin Hotel LAX Airport, Los Angeles, California 90045

Tickets: TBA

Facebook Group

 

Animefest 2018 (Feb 11, 2018; 11 am - 8 pm)

Price Center, 9500 Gilman Dr, La Jolla, California 92093

Free

 

Turlock Comic Con 2018 (Feb 11 , 2018; 11 am - 5 pm)

Stanislaus County Fairgrounds, 900 N. Broadway Turlock, CA 95380, Turlock, CA 95380

 

ComiCraft Beer Festival (Feb 11 , 2018; 2 - 6 pm)

The Park at River Walk, 11200 Stockdale Hwy, Bakersfield, California 93311

Tickets: TBA

 

The 29 Voyages of Gallifrey One (Feb 16 - 18, 2018) - Doctor Who convention

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

Registration: Tickets go on Sale Aug 8th, noon.

Facebook Group - Facebook Events - Twitter - YouTube

 

DunDraCon (Feb 16 - 19, 2018) - Gaming Convention

San Ramon Marriott, 2600 Bishop Dr., San Ramon, CA 94583 (Room block gone)

Alternative Hotel: Courtyard San Ramon, 18090 San Ramon Valley Blvd., San Ramon, CA 94583

Rooms: $110

Memberships: $50 to 1/31/17, then $60

Facebook Group - Twitter - Tumblr

 

Board Game Blitz Con (Feb 16 - 19, 2018)

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

Tickets: $60

 

Long Beach Comic Expo (Feb 17 - 18, 2018)

Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center, 200 S Pine Ave, Long Beach, CA 90802

Guests: Frank Tieri, Michael Golden, Renee Witterstaetter,

Tickets: $65, more for VIP tickets

Facebook Group - Twitter

 

San Diego Festival of Science and Engineering (Mar 3 - 11, 2018)

Located Throughout San Diego County

Facebook Group - Twitter - Instagram - Pintrest

 

Arcade Expo 4.0 (Mar 16 - 18, 2018)

Museum of Pinball, 700 South Hathaway, Banning, CA 92220

Memberships: $120

Contact - Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Ani-Me Con (Mar 17 - 18, 2018)

Big Fresno Fairgrounds, 1121 S Chance Ave, Fresno, CA 93702

Guests of Honor: TBA

Tickets: TBA

Facebook Group  

 

Wondercon (Mar 23 - 25, 2018) - Comic Book and Popular Culture Con

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

Hotels

Special Guests: TBA

Memberships: Must get membership ID then purchase when come available

Facebook Group - Twitter

 

Gaslight Gathering (Apr 6 - 8, 2018)

Theme: Lux & Noir Carnival

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

Rate: $120

Guests: TBA

Tickets: $100

Facebook Group - Facebook Event - Twitter

 

The Original Renaissance Pleasure Faire (Sat and Sun, Apr 7 - May 20; 2018)

Santa Fe Dam Recreation Area, 15501 E. Arrow Highway, Irwindale, CA 91706

Tickets: $29.95

Facebook Group - Twitter - Instagram - Youtube

 

Medieval Fantasy Faire (Apr 16 - 17, 2018)

Viking Event Center, 1610 El Camino Real, Atascadero, CA 93422

Tickets: $10

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

San Diego Comic Fest (Apr 20 - 22, 2018)

Theme: Frankenstein or The Modern Prometheus

Town and Country Hotel and Convention Center, 500 Hotel Circle N San Diego, CA 92108

Guests: Karen Berger, Nancy Kress, Maggie Thompson, Sara Karloff

Memberships: $50

Facebook Group - Facebook Event - Twitter - Instagram

 

Star Wars: The Dark Side Half-Marathon Weekend (Apr 19 - 22, 2018)

Start/Finish: Disneyland Resort, 1313 South Harbor Boulevard, Anaheim, CA 92802

Tickets

Facebook Group - Facebook Event - Twitter - Youtube

 

The Hollywood Show (Apr 27 - 29, 2018)

Westin Hotel LAX Airport, Los Angeles, California 90045

Tickets: TBA

Facebook Group

 

Robo Toy Fest (May 6, 2018; 10 am - 5 pm)

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

Guests: TBA

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

Contact - Facebook Group

 

Costume Con 36 (May 11 - 14, 2018)

Theme: Ports of Call

Doubletree by Hilton San Diego - Mission Valley, 7450 Hazard Center Dr., San Diego CA 92108

Rate: TBD

Registration: $90 to ?, then TBA

Contact - Facebook Group - Facebook Event - Twitter - Instagram - Flickr

 

Whedoncon (May 18 - 20, 2018) - Charity convention devoted to the work of Joss Whedon

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

Guests: TBA

Memberships: $56 til ?, $70 at the door

Facebook Group - Facebook Event - Twitter - Instagram - Tumblr

 

Fanime Con (May 25 - 29, 2018) - Amine

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

Hotels

Guest of Honor: Caitlin Glass

Membership: TBA

Facebook - Twitter - Instagram

 

BayCon (May 25 - 29, 2018) - SF&F

Theme: Patchwork Fandom: Stitching The Generations Together.

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

Rooms: TBA

Guest of Honor: TBA

Membership: $55 til ?, more for special memberships

Facebook Group - Twitter - Instagram

 

KublaCon (May 25 - 29, 2018) - Gaming

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

Rooms: $139

Membership: $50 til ?

Contact - Facebook Group - Twitter

 

Gamex (May 25 - 29, 2018) - Gaming

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

Rooms: TBA

Memberships: $50 in advance, $60 at the door

Facebook Group - Twitter

 

Modesto Celtic and Fantasy Ren Faire (Jul 7, 2018; 10 am - 9 pm)

Graceada Park, 401 Needham St, Modesto, CA 95354

Free

Facebook Group

 

Escon (Jul 27 - 29, 2018) - Gaming Convention
McMahan House, Cal State San Marcos, San Marcos, CA
Tickets: TBA

 

Worldcon 76 (Aug 16 - 20, 2018)

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

Hotels: TBA

Guests of Honor: Spider Robinson, Pierre and Sandy Pettinger, Edgar Pangborn, Chelsea Quinn Yarbro, Bob Wilkins

Tickets: $160 til ?

Facebook Group - Twitter

 

PacificCon 40 (Aug 31 - Sep 3, 2018)

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

Tickets: $45, more for special packages

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-          Sir Clisto Seversword Tome of Knowledge & Adventure -- RenFaires

-          Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War Annual Event Calendar

-          Southern Fandom Resource Guide - List for Southern US

-          Star Wars Events at Starwars.com

-          Steampunk Events San Francisco

-          Steve Jackson Games Convention Listings

-          Starward Bound - Midwest conventions

-          Upcomingcons.com - Conventions World Wide

-          Unofficial Disney Days - Genre and non genre

-          Warhorn.net

-          Wikipedia

-                List of Anime Conventions

-                List of Comic Book Conventions

-                List of Furry Conventions

-                List of Gaming Conventions

-                List of Multigenre Conventions

-                List of Renaissance Faires

-                List of Science Fiction Conventions

-          Wizard World - WW Comic Conventions

 

Parent Corporations of California Conventions

 

-          Anthropomorphic Arts and Education, Inc

-          Artistic Solutions Inc. - Baycon

-          Creation Entertainment, Inc.

-          Los Angeles Science Fantasy Society - LosCon and Westercon

-          San Diego Speculative Fiction Society, Inc.

-          San Francisco Science Fiction Conventions, Inc.

 

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