California Geekdom:

Conventions, Faires and Events

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

 


 

Wondercon (Mar 31 - Apr 2, 2017) - Comic Book and Popular Culture Con

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

Hotels

Special Guests: Sergio Aragones, Kyle Baker, Brian Michael Bendis, Amber Benson, others.

Memberships: Must get membership ID then purchase when come available

Facebook Group - Facebook Event - Twitter

 

Universe Multicultural Film Festival (Mar 31 - Apr 2, 2017) - includes SF and anime divisions and cosplay

Various locations in Rancho Palos Verdes and Rolling Hills Estates CA

Hotels

Tickets: $25 day pass, $10 screening pass, Special event passes.

Facebook Group - Facebook Event - Twitter

 

Bookwyrm RPG Con (Apr 1 - 2, 2017) - Gaming

Fresno County Woodward Park Regional Library, 944 E Perrin Ave, Fresno, CA 93720

Free

Facebook Group - Facebook Event


ASAHi Con (Apr 1, 2017) - Anime

Theme: Fantasy

Antioch High School, 700 W 18th St, Antioch, CA 94509

Memberships: $7 w/ student ID, otherwise $10

Contact - Facebook - Tumblr - Twitter - Instagram - Google+

 

Blue and Gray Civil War Reenactment (Apr 1 - 2, 2017)

110 W High St, Moorpark, CA 93021

Tickets: $20/day

Facebook

 

Vintage Fashion Expo (Apr 1 - 2, 2017)

San Francisco County Faire Building, Hall of Flowers, 1199 9th Ave., San Francisco CA 94122

Tickets: $12/day

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

FresCon Year Three (Apr 1 - 2, 2017) - Geek Culture Convention

Fresno State, 5241 N Maple Ave, Fresno, CA 93740

Facebook Group - Twitter

 

Roaring Twenties Street Jam (Apr 1 - 2, 2017)

Griffith Park, 4730 Crystal Springs Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90027

Accomodations

Memberships: $155 dance membership, $275 VIP

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Galavant's Feast of Fools Ball (Apr 1, 2017; 6:30 pm - midnight)

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

Tickets: $20 to 3/25, $25 at door.

Facebook

 

Benicia Mini Maker Faire (Apr 2, 2017; 10 am - 4 pm)

Benicia Middle School, 1100 Southampton Rd, Benicia, CA 94510

Tickets: : $12 til 4/1/16, $15 at door

 

Alice in Wonderland Victorian Tea Dance (Apr 2, 2017; 1:30 - 5:30 pm)

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

Tickets: $20

 

Kraken Con Spring (Apr 7 - 9, 2017) - Anime and Comic Convention

Oakland Convention Center, 550 10th St., Oakland CA 94607

Guests of Honor: Kimberly Brooks, Max Mittelman, Charlet Chung, Professor Shyguy.

Memberships: $40 to 10/31, then $45

Contact - Facebook - Twitter - Tumblr - Youtube

 

Monsterpalooza (Apr 7 - 9, 2017) - Horror Convention

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

Hotel: The Westin Pasadena, 191 N. Robles Ave., Pasadena CA 91101

Rate: $159

Guests: Kane Hodder, Tom Savini, Ricou Browning, Greg Cannom, others.

Tickets: $70

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Conquest SAC (Apr 7 - 9, 2017) - Gaming Convention

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

Rooms: $109

Memberships: $50

Facebook Event

 

Protospiel (Apr 7 - 9, 2017) - Gaming

Game Kastle, 550 Showers Dr., Mountain View CA 94040

Free

 

The Original Renaissance Pleasure Faire (Sat and Sun, Apr 8 - May 21; 2017)

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

Tickets: $28.95

Facebook Group - Twitter - Instagram - Youtube

 

Sakura 360 - Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival - Weekend 1 (Apr 8 - 9, 2017; 11 am - 5 pm) - Cosplay

SF Japantown, 1610 Geary Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94115

 

San Jose Fantasy Faire (Apr 8 - 9, 2017)

Discovery Meadows Park, 180 Woz Way, San Jose, CA 95110

Tickets: $11 to 4/7/17, then $15

Facebook Group

 

Oro Grande Days (Apr 8 - 9, 2017) - Old West event

Historic Downtown Oro Grande , CA 92368, National Trails ~ Route 66, Oro Grande, California 92368

 

Colossus Con Pleasanton (Apr 8, 2017; 10 am - 6 pm)

Alameda County Fairgrounds, 4501 Pleasanton Ave., Pleasanton CA 94566

Special Guests: Gil Gerard, Felix Silla, Jimmy Hunt, Chris Marrinan, others.

Tickets: $11

Facebook - Instagram

 

Internexus (Apr 8, 2017; 10 am - 5 pm) - Anime con and High School Festival

American High School, 36300 Fremont Blvd., Fremont CA 94536

Tickets: $7 to 2/28/17, then $12. $10 on site with (any) student ID

Facebook Group - Instagram

 

Indie Arcade Gaming Expo (Apr 8, 2017; 10 am - 7 pm)

West Sacramento Community Center, 1075 W Capitol Ave, West Sacramento, CA 95691

Tickets: $10 in advance

Facebook Group

 

3rd Annual Pre-Viva Reese's Backyard Vintage Sale (Apr 8, 2017; 11 am - 6 pm)

1744 Berkeley Ave, Pomona, CA 91768-1713

 

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6th Annual Harry Potter Roller Skating Night (Apr 8 , 2017; 8 - 11 pm )

Moonlight Rollerway, 5110 San Fernando Rd, Glendale, CA 91204

$15 (Rollerway admission)

Sun. April 9th
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Grape City Con (Apr 9 , 2017; 10 am - 4 pm)

Lodi Grape Festival Grounds, 413 E Lockeford St, Lodi, CA 95240

Guests: Martin Klebba, Cameron Jebo, Ciana Hanna

Tickets: $5 in advance, $8 at the door

Facebook Group - Facebook Event - Twitter

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Comic Book and Collectibles Show (Apr 9 , 2017; 10 am - 5 pm )

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

Free

 

Hanadoki Con (Apr 14 - 16, 2017)

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

Rates: $89

Guests: TBA

Memberships: $40 to 3/31/17, $45 to 4/12/17, $50 at door.

Facebook Group

 

Babscon (Apr 14 - 16, 2017)- My Little Pony Con

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

Rate: $125

Guest of Honor: Tabitha St. Germain

Memberships: $70 and up

Contact - Facebook - Twitter - Tumblr

 

Walker Stalker Con 2017 (Apr 15 - 16, 2017) - Walking Dead Convention

Fort Mason Center, 2 Marina Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94123

Hotel: $199

Guests: Norman Reedus, Tom Payne, Michael Rooker, Ross Marquand, many others.

Tickets: $104, more for VIP memberships

Contact - Facebook - Twitter - Flickr - Instagram

 

Sakura 360 - Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival - Weekend 2 (Apr 15 - 16, 2017; 11 am - 5 pm) - Cosplay

SF Japantown, 1610 Geary Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94115

 

Nightmare in Wonderland (Apr 15, 2017; 10 am - 4 am) - Costume Dance Party

Love & Lust Events, 6969 Love and Lust St., Los Angeles, CA 90015

 

Art of the Tardis Craft Faire (Apr 15, 2017; 10 am - 4 am)

Geeky Teas & Games, 2120 W Magnolia Blvd, Burbank, CA 91506

 

Treasure Chest (Apr 21 - 23, 2017) - Society for Creative Anachronism Event

Hickey Park, 16850 Flint Ave, Hanford, CA 93230

 

2017 OC Fair Imaginology: Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead (Apr 21 - 23, 2017)

OC Fair & Event Center, 88 Fair Dr, Costa Mesa, CA 92626

Free

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Silicon Valley Comic Con (Apr 21 - 23, 2017)

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

Guests: Stephen Yuen, Adam Savage, Buzz Aldrin, William Shatner, many more.

Facebook Group - Facebook Event - Twitter - Instagram

 

Pitch Black - Portal (Apr 21 - 23, 2017) - Multiverse LARP event

13144 Munsey Rd, Cantil CA, 93519 (Camp Ground)

Memberships: $50 to 4/25/16, then $65

 

Spring Minicon (Apr 22, 2017) - Gaming

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

 

Dapper Day (Apr 22 - 23, 2017)

Facebook Group - Facebook Event - Twitter - Instagram - Tumblr

 

Dapper Day Expo (Apr 22 - 23, 10 am - 7 pm)

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

Tickets: $25 for earlybird, Apr 11, 10 am - noon; Free after that

 

Dapper Day at the Fun Park (Apr 23, 2017)

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

Memberships: Disneyland Tickets!

 

Tulare County Renaissance Faire (Apr 22 - 23, 2017)

Apr 22, 10 am - 6 pm; Apr 23, 10 am - 5 pm

Plaza Park, 700 S Plaza St, Visalia, CA 93277

Tickets: TBA

Facebook Group

 

Wild West Steam Fest (Apr 22, 2017; 10 am - 9 pm)

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

Tickets: $35 event + concert, $45 VIP

Facebook Group - Facebook Event - Instagram

 

FantastiKon (Apr 22, 2017; 9 am - 6 pm)

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

Guests: J.D. Correa, Tayliss Forge, Sayayohn, Tara Cosplay

Tickets: $8 - 30

Facebook

 

Inland Empire Science Festival (Apr 22, 2017; 10 am - 4 pm)

Western Science Center, 2345 Searl Pkwy, Hemet, CA 92543

Tickets: $8 (Western Science Center admission)

 

Beach Con 2017 -Cosplay , Potluck, Second Recruiting Picnic (Apr 22, 2017; noon - 6 pm)

Hillcrest Park, 1200 N Harbor Blvd, Fullerton, CA 92832

 

Stokercon 2017 (Apr 27 - 30, 2017)

RMS Queen Mary, 1126 Queens Hwy, Long Beach, CA 90802

Rooms: $139

Guests of Honor: George R. R. Martin, Nancy Holder, Elizabeth Hand, Chuck Wendig, others.

Tickets: For Horror Writers Association members: $125 to 10/1/16, $150 to 2/1/17, $175 to 4/1/17, then $200 (non members add $20)

Facebook - Instagram

 

Kingdom-Con (Apr 28 - 30, 2017) - Gaming Convention

Crowne Plaza San Diego, 2270 Hotel Circle North, San Diego, CA 92108

Rooms: $114

Memberships: $50 in advance, $60 at door

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

 

Hollywood Show (Apr 28 - 30, 2017)

Featuring the Batman 1966 Farewell Tour

The Westin Los Angeles Airport Hotel, 5400 West Century Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90045

Rooms: $129

Guests: Vicki Lawrence, Teri Garr, Treat Williams, Adam West, more.

Tickets: $55 til TBA, then $85

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Corflu 34 (Apr 28 - 30, 2017) - SF Fanzine Convention

Warner Center Marriott, 21850 Oxnard St., Woodland Hill CA 91367

Rooms: $135

Memberships: $95

Contact

 

Escondido Renaissance Faire (Apr 29 - 30, May 6 - 7, 2017)

Felicita Park, 742 Clarence Ln., Escondido CA 92029

Facebook Group

 

Santa Cruz Mini Maker Faire (Apr 29, 2017; 10 am - 5 pm)

Gateway School, 126 Eucalyptus Ave., Santa Cruz CA 95060

Tickets: $8 to 4/15/17, $14 to 4/28/17, Then $16

Contact - Facebook - Twitter

 

TitanCon 2017 (Apr 29, 2017; 10 am - 8 pm) - Anime/Cosplay/Games

TSU - Titan Student Union, 800 N State College Blvd, Fullerton, CA 92834

Free

 

Geek Meet: May the 4th be with you! (May 4, 2017; 6 pm - 2 am)

Geek Meet, 122 E Commonwealth Ave, Fullerton, CA 92832

Free

 

May the Fourth-Star Wars Day Modesto (May 4, 2017; 6:30 - 9:30 pm)

10th Street Plaza, Modesto, CA 95354

 

2017 Steam Day In The Spring at Disneyland (May 5, 2017; noon - 8 pm) - Steampunk Cosplay

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

Tickets: Disneyland passes

 

Das Bunker Star Wars Night 2017 (May 5, 2017; 9 pm - 3 am)

Das Bunker, 4067 W Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, California 90042

Tickets: $12 - 65

Facebook

 

Bats Day in the Fun Park Weekend (May 5 - 7, 2017) - Goths Disneyland Weekend

Doubletree Guest Suites Anaheim Resort/Convention Center, 2085 S. Harbor Blvd., Anaheim, CA 92802

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

Hotel: DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel Anaheim Resort - Convention Center | 2085 South Harbor Blvd. Anaheim, CA 92802

Rate: $149

Tickets

Facebook Group - Facebook Friday Dance - Facebook Black Market - Facebook Bats Day - Twitter

 

Carnevale Fantastico (May 6 - 7, 2017) - Italian Renaissance Faire

Blue Rock Springs Park, 650 Columbus Pkwy, Vallejo, CA 94591

Tickets: $12.50 to 3/13/17 at noon, then $16

Facebook Group

 

Planes of Fame Air Museum Air Show 2017 (May 6 - 7, 2017)

Planes of Fame Air Museum 7000 Merrill Avenue #17, Chino, CA 91710

Tickets: $20 to 4/14/16, then $25

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Star Wars Fans Blood Drive "The Blood Drive Strikes Back" (May 6, 2017; 9 am - 3 pm)

Central California Blood Center, 4343 W Herndon Ave, Fresno, CA 93722

 

Shiniest Craft Faire in the 'Verse (May 6, 2017; 10 am - 4 am)

Geeky Teas & Games, 2120 W Magnolia Blvd, Burbank, CA 91506

 

PEERS Paris in the Spring Ball (May 6, 2017; 6:30 pm - midnight)

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

Tickets: $20 to 4/29, $25 at door.

 

Robo Toy Fest (May 7, 2017; 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

 

Wyrd Con 6 (May 11 - 14, 2017) - Interactive Storytelling Competition

Hilton Costa Mesa, 3050 Bristol Street, Costa Mesa, CA 92626

Memberships: $75

Facebook Group - Facebook Event - Twitter - Pintrest

 

Gaslight Gathering (May 12 - 14, 2017)

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

Rate: $120

Guests: Doc Phineas, Chief Inspector Erasmus Drake and Dr. Sparky McTrowell

Tickets: $50, additional for certain special events

Facebook Group - Facebook Event - Twitter

 

Altavia Anniversary (May 13, 2017; 7 am - 6 pm) - Society for Creative Anachronism

Veteran's Park, 13000 Sayre St., Sylmar, CA 91342

 

Comic Con Revolution (May 13, 2017)

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

Guests: Matthew Clark, Scott Klobish, Whilce Portacio, Gus Vasquez, many more

Tickets: $25

Facebook Group - Facebook Event - Twitter - Instagram

 

Bay Area Maker Faire (May 19 - 21, 2017)

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

Tickets: $55 ($30 for one day)

 

Whedoncon (May 19 - 21, 2017) - Charity convention devoted to the work of Joss Whedon

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

Guests: Miracle Laurie, James Leary, Harry Groener, Keith Szarabajka, others.

Memberships: $50

Facebook Group - Facebook Event - Twitter - Instagram - Tumblr

 

Califur 13 (May 19 - 21, 2017) - Furry Convention

Califur the 13th (Horror)

Fairplex, 1101 W. McKinley Ave., Pomona, CA 91768

Guests: TBQ

Membership: $35 to 1/1/17, $45 to 5/5/17, $60 at door.

Facebook Group - Twitter

 

Fantasia Comic Con (May 19 - 21, 2017)

Riverside County Fair & National Date Festival, 82-503 Hwy 111, Indio, California 92201

Guests: Loren Lester, Michael Davis, Eric Fox, Vic Moya, others.

Tickets : $45

Facebook Event

 

Clash of Ages (May 20 - 21, 2017; 11 am - 8 pm)

Roman. Greek. Medieval. Renaissance. Pirates.

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

Tickets: $12

Facebook Group

 

Pirate Days (May 20 - 21, 2017)

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

Tickets: $17 (adults), less for children, additional for BOARDED pirate adventure.

Facebook

 

Fresno Pirate Festival (May 20 - 21, 2017)

Kearney Park, 6725 W Kearney Blvd, Fresno, CA 93706

Tickets: $15/day

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

East LA Comic Con (May 20, 2017; 11 am - 7 pm)

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

Guests: TBA

Tickets: TBA

Contact - Facebook Group - Facebook Event - Twitter - Instagram

 

Civil War Reenactment (May 20 - 21, 2017) - CANCELLED

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

 

Horror Con Jr. (May 20, 2017; 11 am - 6 pm)

EXPO Arts Center, 4321 Atlantic Ave, Long Beach, CA 90807

Tickets: 8.50 (But for a short time you can get Horrorcon International Lifetime Memberships for $7.77)

Facebook Group - Facebook Event - Twitter - Instagram

 

Avalon Ball (May 20, 2017; 8 - 10 pm) - 20s and 30s dance

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

Tickets: $70 ($60 for ADSLA members)

Facebook

 

The Kaleidoscope Ball (May 20, 2017; 8 - 11:30 pm) - Regency Dance

52 Arlington Avenue, Kensington, CA 94707

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

 

Port City Comic Con (May 21, 2017; 8 am - 4 pm) - Pop culture and Classic Car Convention

San Joaquin County Fairgrounds, 1658 S Airport Way, Stockton, CA 95206

Facebook Group

 

Geek On (May 21, 2017; 9 am - 5 pm)

University of California, Riverside, 900 University Ave, Riverside, CA 92521

Free

 

Intergalactic Expo (May 21, 2017; 10 am - 6 pm) - SF convention

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

Memberships: $10

Facebook

 

Sailor Moon LA's Spring Picnic and Cosplay Meetup (May 21, 2017; 11 am - 3 pm)

Griffith Park Merry Go Round, Griffith Park Center, Los Angeles, California 90027

 

Potrero War (May 25 - 29, 2017) - 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: Overnight: $50 Prereg; Day Trippers: $25 on site

Email

Facebook

 

Fanime Con (May 26 - 29, 2017) - Amine

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

Hotels

Guest of Honor: Chris Cason

Membership: $75

Facebook - Twitter - Instagram

 

Clockwork Alchemy (May 26 - 29, 2017) - Steampunk Convention

San Jose Doubletree Hotel, 2050 Gateway Place, San Jose, CA

Hotels

Memberships: $75

Contact - Facebook Group - Twitter

 

BayCon (May 26 - 29, 2017) - SF&F

Theme: Dys/Utopia

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

Rooms: $139

Guest of Honor: Daniel Abraham, Ty Franck, Daniel Dociu, Dr. Christine Doyle, Sword and Laser

Membership: $70, more for special memberships

Facebook Group - Twitter - Instagram

 

KublaCon (May 26 - 29, 2017) - Gaming

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

Rooms: $141

Membership: $45 to 2/28/17, then TBA

Contact - Facebook Group - Twitter

 

Gamex (May 26 - 29, 2017) - Gaming

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

Rooms: $115

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

Facebook Group - Twitter

 

Escape to Tatoonine (May 26 - 29, 2017)

Red Rock Ranch, 13144 Munsey Rd., Cantil CA 93519

On site camping

Tickets: $35 in advance, then $45

 

Sherlocked USA (May 26 - 29, 2017)

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

Rate: $145

Guests: Andrew Scott, Mark Gatiss, Steven Moffat, Una Stubbs, others.

Tickets: $125 and up

 

Koroneburg Old World Festival 2017 (May 27 - Jun 25 (weekends only), 2017) - Renaissance Faire

14600 Baron Rd, Corona, CA 92880

Hotels

Tickets: $18/day, more for multiday passes

 

Lake Renaissance Festival (May 27 - 28, 2017)

Tuscan Village/Terrill Cellars Winery, 16175 Main St., Lower Lake CA 95457

Tickets: $8 ($5 for seniors and those in costume)

Facebook Group -

 

Western Mountain Steam Festival (May 27 - 29, 2017)

Steampunk - Western - Pirate Event

Big Bear, 39115 Rim of the World Dr., Fawnskin CA 92333

Tickets: $18/day, $34 for weekend

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

San Diego County Fair (Jun 2 - Jul 4, 2017)

Theme: How the West was Fun

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

Tickets: TBA

 

CSQ 2017 Belly Dance Festival! (Jun 2 - 4, 2017)

Glendale Civic Auditorium, 1401 N Verdugo Rd, Glendale, California 91208

Tickets: Friday: $10 in advance. $20 for two days in advance, $30 at show. More for night event or VIP tickets.

Facebook

 

Valhalla Renaissance Faire (Jun 3, 4, 10, 11, 2017)

1900 Jameson Beach Rd South, Lake Tahoe, CA 96150

Tickets: TBA

 

In the Good Ol' Summertime Picnic (Jun 3, 2017; 11 am - 4 pm)

1950s Picnic for the Greater Bay Area Costumers Guild

Location: TBA in San Jose CA

 

Gotham City Black and White Ball (Jun 3, 2017; 6:30 pm - midnight)

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

Tickets: $20 to 5/27, $25 at door.

 

Comic Book and Collectibles Show (Jun 4 , 2017; 10 am - 5 pm )

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

Free

 

Cosplay Community Faire (Jun 4 , 2017; 6 am - 7 pm )

Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanic Garden, 301 N Baldwin Ave, Arcadia, California 91007

Tickets: TBA

 

Sinister Creature Con (Jun 10 - 11, 2017; 11 am - 6 pm, early admission 10 am) - Horror Con

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

Guests: Tom Atkins, Diane Franklin, Roberto Campanella, Katherine Isabelle, many others

Tickets: $25, early admission $35

Facebook Group - Facebook Event- Twitter - Youtube - Instagram

 

Ninja-Con (Jun 10, 2017; 10 am - 9 pm) - Indie Anime and Asian Culture Convention

Japanese American Cultural Community Center, 244 South San Pedro St., Los Angeles CA 90012

Guest of Honor: TBA

Tickets: $15

Facebook Group - Facebook Event - Twitter

 

Moonlight Summer Victorian Ball (Jun 10, 2017; 5 - 8 pm)

Los Encinos State Historic Park, 16827 Ventura Blvd # 16863, Encino, CA 91436

Tickets: TBA

 

South City Comic Con (Jun 11, 2017)

South San Francisco Conference Center, 255 S Airport Blvd, South San Francisco, CA 94080

Guests: Tim Bradstreet, Vincent Ward, Wesley Eure, Dan Brereton, many others.

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

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Muddy Mortal (Jun 14 - 16, 2017) - Festival and 5K Obstacle Course

LoGalway Downs, 38801 Los Corralitos Road, Temecula, CA 92592

Tickets: $50, more for additional events and activities

 

E3 (Jun 14 - 16, 2017) - Electronics Expo

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

Hotels: TBA

Tickets: $249

Facebook Group

 

Wizard World Sacramento Comic Con (Jun 16 - 18, 2017)

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

Hotels

Tickets: $79.95

Facebook - Twitter - Instagram - Youtube

 

Monterey Comic Con (Jun 16 - 18, 2017)

Monterey Conference Center, 1 Portola Plaza, Monterey, CA 93940

Guests: TBA

Tickets: $75

Facebook Group

 

Hydra Comic Con (Jun 17 - 18, 2017)

Santa Clara Convention Center, 5001 Great America Pkwy, Santa Clara, CA 95054

Guests: TBA

Tickets: $25

Facebook Group - Twitter

 

North County Mini Maker Faire (Jun 17 - 18, 2017)

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

Tickets: $10

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Geek Girl Tech Conference (Jun 17, 2017)

Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice, 5998 Alcala Park, San Diego, CA 92110

Tickets: $99 to ?, then TBA

 

Godzilla X Fest (Jun 17, 2017; 3 - 8 pm)

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

Tickets: TBA

 

Beach Con (Jun 17, 2017; 11 am - 8 pm) - Cosplay Meetup

Lifeguard Tower 10, Huntington Beach, 21601 Pacific Coast Hwy, Huntington Beach, CA 92646

 

RIP Horror Film Festival (Jun 23, 2017)

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

Submissions: regular deadline: 10/31/16, late deadline: 12.31.16, extended deadline: 5/11/17

Tickets: TBA

 

Polycon 35 (Jun 23 - 25, 2017) - Gaming

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

 

Regal Con (Jun 24 - 25, 2017) - Pop Culture con

Irvine Marriott, 18000 Von Karman Ave, Irvine, CA 92612

Tickets: $95 til TBA, more for special memberships

Facebook Group - Facebook Event - Twitter - Instagram- Tumblr

 

ID10T Fest (Jun 24 - 25, 2017) - Music Festival and Comic Conival

Shoreline Amphitheatre, 1 Amphitheatre Pkwy, Mountain View, CA 94043

Guests: Ivan Brandon, Gerry Duggan, Rick Remender, Andy Belanger, many more

Tickets: $110 - 175, Single day VIP tickets: $199 - 299

Facebook Group - Facebook Event - Twitter - Instagram

 

Clarion Writers Workshop (Jun 25 - Aug 5, 2017) - Seminar on fundamentals of SF&F writing

University of California San Diego

Applications accepted Dec 1, 2016 - Mar 1, 2017 (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)

 

Science Fiction Research Association Conference (June 28 - Jul 1, 2017) - Academic Conference

Theme: Unknown Pasts/Unseen Futures

Riverside Marriott Hotel, 3400 Market Street, Riverside, CA 92501

Rooms: $125/night

Keynote Speaker: Nnedi Okorafor

Call for Papers: 250 word proposals to be submitted by 3/31/17 to sfra2017@ucr.edu

Memberships: $175 ($50 for grad students) to 5/15/2017, then $225 ($75 for grad students)

 

Anime Expo (Jul 1 - 4, 2017)

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

Hotels: TBA

Guests: Akira Himekawa

Membership: $65

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

 

Gam3rcon (Jul 5 - 9, 2017) - Gaming Convention

GamerConSD, 930 10th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101

Memberships: $30 to 2/28/17, then $?

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Modesto Con (Jul 8 - 9, 2017)

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

Guest: TBA

Registration: TBA

Facebook Group - Instagram

 

Old Fort MacArthur Days (Jul 8 - 9, 2017; 10 am - 4 pm) - Living History Event

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

Admission: $10

Facebook

 

CreaturesCon (Jul 8, 2017; noon - ?) - Horror Convention

The Park in Rheem Valley, 350 Park St, Moraga, CA 94556

Guests: John Stanley, Lord Blood Rah, Creepy KOFY, Vincent Van Dahl, others.

 

The Alexander Hamilton Ball (Jul 8, 2017; 6:30 pm - midnight)

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

Tickets: $20 to 7/1, $25 at door.

 

D23 (Jul 14 - 16, 2017) - Disney Expo

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

Tickets: $164 D23 member, $194 non member

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Central Coast Renaissance Festival (Jul 15 - 16, 2017)

504 Madonna Rd., San Luis Obispo CA 93405

Tickets: TBA

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

San Diego Comic-con International (Jul 19 - 23, 2017) - Comic and Media Convention

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

Contact

 

Costume College (July 27 - 31, 2017)

Costume College Celebrates the 60s

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

Rooms: $134

Registration: $190 to 6/30/17, $115 CGW members, $95 ($80) for Time Travellers Ball, $60 ($50) for Fantasy Tea

Facebook Group - Facebook Group

 

Escon (Jul 28 - 30, 2017) - Gaming Convention
McMahan House, Cal State San Marcos, San Marcos, CA
Tickets: TBA

 

Midsummer Scream (Jul 29 - 30, 2017) - Halloween Convention

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

Tickets: TBA

Facebook Group - Facebook Event - Instagram - Twitter

 

Big Bear Renaissance Faire (Aug 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20, 26, 27, 2017)

39115 Rim of the World Dr, Fawnskin, CA 92333

Tickets: $18

 

ScareLA (Aug 5 - 6, 2017) - Halloween Convention

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

Membership: TBA

Facebook Group - Twitter

 

Civil War Days (Aug 5 - 6, 2017)

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

Free

Facebook

 

Peter Pan's Neverland Picnic Dance (Aug 5, 2017; 10 am - 4:40 pm)

Lincoln Park, 1450 High Street, Alameda CA 94501

Tickets: Free!

 

Comic Book and Collectibles Show (Aug 6 , 2017; 10 am - 5 pm )

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

Free

 

Tiki Oasis: International Espionage (Aug 10 - 12, 2017)

Location: TBA, San Diego CA

Tickets: TBA

 

Once Upon A Time Official Convention (Aug 18 - 20, 2017)

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

Rooms: $149 single/double, $174 Triple, $199 Quad

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

Tickets: $439 and up

 

Willits Kinetic Carnival (Aug 19 - 20, 2017)

Mendocino County Museum, 400 East Commercial Street, Willits, CA 95490

Tickets: TBA

Contact

 

Stocktoncon (Aug 19 - 20, 2017; 10 am - 5 pm)

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

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

2nd Annual Nerdy at Disneyland 2017 Tsum Tsum edition (Aug 20, 2017; 9 am - ?)

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

Memberships: Disneyland Tickets!

 

Greater Bay Area Costumers Guild Costume Bazaar (Aug 20, 2017; 11 am - 5 pm)

Albany Veterans Hall, 1325 Portland Ave, Albany, California 94706

 

Labyrinth Masquerade Ball (Aug 25 & 26, 8 pm)

Biltmore Hotel, 506 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90071

Tickets: $103 both nights, $55 Aug 25, $65 Aug 26

Facebook Group - Twitter

 

Comic Con Palm Springs (Aug 25 - 27, 2017)

Palm Springs Convention Center, 277 N Avenida Caballeros, Palm Springs, CA 92262

Hotel: TBA

RateTBA

Guests: Stan Lee, Lou Ferrigno, James Hong, Fred Williamson, others., others.

Passes: $60.

Facebook Group

 

Chico Comic Con (Aug 25 - 27, 2017)

Ramada Plaza Chico, 685 Manzanita Ct, Chico, CA 95926

Guests: TBA

Memberships: TBA

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Crunchyroll Expo (Aug 25 - 27, 2017) - Anime

Santa Clara Convention Center, 5001 Great America Pkwy, Santa Clara, CA 95054

Hotels: TBA

Guests: TBA

Memberships: TBA

 

Disneyland Half-Marathon (Aug 31 - Sep 2, 2017)

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

Tickets: ALL RACE POSITIONS FILLED, ChEAR Squad: $30 and up

Facebook Group - Twitter - Youtube

 

San Francisco Comic Con (Sep 1 - 3, 2017)

Moscone Center West, 800 Howard St., San Francisco CA 94107

San Francisco Marriott Marquis, 780 Mission St., San Francisco, CA 94103

Guests: TBA

Tickets: $80

Contact - Facebook Group - Twitter - Tumblr

 

M7Con (Sep 1 - 3, 2017) - Magnificent 7 and Old West Film Festival (with Steampunk)

Old Sacramento, 1124 2nd St, Sacramento, CA 95814

Hotels: TBA

Memberships: $110 and up

Guests: Dale Midkif

Contact - Facebook Group - Facebook Event -Twitter - Youtube - Instagram

 

Gateway (Sep 1 - 4, 2017) - 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

 

SacAnime (Sep 1 - 3, 2017)

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

Hotels

Guests: Trinia Nishimura, Liam OBrien, Brina Palencia, Adian Paul, others.

Memberships: $31 to 3/5/17, then TBA

Facebook Group - Facebook Event - Twitter - Google+

 

Pacificon Game Expo (Sep 1 - 4, 2017)

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

Rooms: $126

Guests: Karl Kredar, Tim Porter, Luke Laurie, Darin Levilof, others

Tickets: $45 to 6/1/16

Facebook

 

Civil War Reeanctment (Sep 2 - 3, 2017)

Huntington Beach Central Park, 18000 Goldenwest St, Huntington Beach, California 92647

 

149th Annual Scottish Gathering and Games (Sep 2 - 3, 2017) - Includes Living History

Alameda County Fairgrounds, 4501 Pleasanton Ave. Alameda CA 94566

Tickets: TBA

 

The Scarlet Pimpernel Ball: 1792 (Sep 2, 2017; 6:45 pm - midnight)

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

Tickets: $20 to 8/25, $25 at door.

 

Power-Con (Sep 9 - 10, 2017) - Masters of the Universe convention

Torrance Marriott Redondo Beach, 3635 Fashion Way, Redondo Beach CA 90503

Rate: $145 (other local hotels also available.)

Tickets: TBA

Guests: TBA

Facebook Group - Twitter

 

J-Pop Summit (Sep 9 - 10, 2017)

Regency Ballroom, Fort Mason Center, 2 Marina Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94123

Tickets: TBA

Facebook Group

 

San Diego Who Con (Sep 15 - 17, 2017)

Location: TBA

Guests: TBA

Memberships: TBA

Facebook Group

 

Northern California Renaissance Faire (Sep 16, 17, 23, 24, 30; Oct 1, 7, 8, 14, 15, 2017 ; 10 am - 6 pm)

Casa de Fruita, 10021 Pacheco Pass Hwy 152, Gate 6, Hollister, CA 95023

Tickets: $25, $35 for weekend pass

Facebook Group - Twitter

 

Colossus Con Merced (Sep 16, 2017; 10 am - 6 pm)

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

Guests: TBA

Tickets: TBA

Facebook Group - Instagram

 

Southern California Writers Conference (Sep 22 - 24, 2017)

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

Memberships: TBA (Mar 1)

Contact

 

Alternative Press Expo (Sep 23 - 24, 2017) - Comics

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

Guests: TBA

Memberships: TBA

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Santa Rosa Toy Con (Sep 23, 2017; 10 am - 5 pm) - Toys, Comics, Games, Cosplay

Sonoma County Fairgrounds, 1350 Bennett Valley Rd, Santa Rosa, CA 95404

Guests: TBA

Contact Page - Email - Facebook Group

 

Cruise-Trek: California Gold (Sep 24 - Oct 1, 2017) - Star Trek Convention

Leaves and returns from Los Angeles CA

Memberships: $899 and up.

Contact - Facebook

 

Wasteland Weekend (Sep 27 - Oct 1, 2017) - Post Apocalypse Party

California City, CA (members will camp in desert)

Memberships: TBA (Mar 1)

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

 

Kraken Con Fall (Sep 29 - Oct 1, 2017) - Anime and Comic Convention

Oakland Convention Center, 550 10th St., Oakland CA 94607

Guests of Honor: TBA

Memberships: TBA

Contact - Facebook - Twitter - Tumblr - Youtube

 

KVMR Celtic Festival (Sep 29 - Oct 1, 2017) - Celtic Music Festival

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

Tickets: TBA

Facebook Group

 

Sacramento Horror Film Festval (Sep 29 - 30, 2017)

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

Tickets: TBA

Facebook Group - Twitter

 

KVMR Celtic Festival (Sep 29 - Oct 1, 2017) - Celtic Music Festival

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

Tickets: TBA

Facebook Group

 

Inland Empire Mini Maker Faire (Sep 30, 2017)

Location: TBA

Admission: TBA

 

Nerdbot-Con 2017 (Sep 30, 2017; 10 am - 5 pm) - Nerd & Cosplay Convention

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

Tickets: $14 to 7/7/17, $17 to 9/29/17, $20 at door

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Comic Book and Collectibles Show (Oct 1 , 2017; 10 am - 5 pm )

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

Free

 

Great Western War (Oct 4 - 9, 2017) - SCA War

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

Facebook Group

 

Shriekfest (Oct 5 - 8, 2017) - Horror/SciFi Film Festival/Screenplay Competition

Various locations in Los Angeles, CA

Contact - Facebook Group - Twitter

 

Con-Volution 2017: Redshirts, Sidekicks & Minions (Oct 6 - 8, 2017) - SF convention

San Ramon Marriott, 2600 Bishop Dr., San Ramon, CA 94583

Room Rate TBA

Guests: TBA

Memberships: $40 to ?, $65 at door

Facebook Group - Twitter - Tumblr - YouTube - RSS Feed

 

Medieval Festival of Courage (Oct 7 - 8, 2017; 10 am - 5 pm)

Pumpkin Patch & Corn Maze in Blue Lake , 2370 Glendale Drive, McKinleyville CA 95525

Tickets: $5

Facebook Group

 

Pasadena Antiquarian Book & Print Fair. (Oct 7 - 8 , 2017; 11 am - 5 pm)

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

Admission: $8

 

Rendezvous in Poway (Oct 7 - 8, 2017) - Old West Reenactment

Oct 7: 10 am - 4 pm, Oct 8: 10 am - 2 pm)

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

 

Sac Comic-Con (Oct 7 - 8, 2017) - Comic Book Convention

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

Guests: Irene Bedard, George Perez

Tickets: TBA

Facebook Group - Facebook Event - Twitter - Google+

 

Rocklin Mini Maker Faire (Oct 7, 2017; 10 am - 5 pm)

Sierra College, Sierra College Blvd. and Rocklin Rd., Rocklin CA 95677

 

The Sherlock Holmes Ball: 1895 (Oct 7, 2017; 6:45 pm - midnight)

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

Tickets: $20 to 9/30, $25 at door.

 

Screamfest (Oct TBA, 2017) - Horror/SciFi Film Festival/Screenplay Competition

Location: TBA Los Angeles, CA

Facebook Group

 

Gaslight Steampunk Expo (Oct 6 - 8, 2017) - Gaming Convention

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

Rooms: $120 (Select ATTENDEE)

Guests: Tim Powers

Memberships: TBA

Contact Page - Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Sac Comic-Con (Oct 7 - 8, 2017)

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

Guests: TBA

Memberships: TBA

Facebook - Twitter - Google+

 

Medieval Festival of Courage (Oct 7 - 8, 2017; 10 am - 5 pm)

Pumpkin Patch & Corn Maze in Blue Lake , 2370 Glendale Drive, McKinleyville CA 95525

Tickets: $5

Facebook Group

 

Sacramento Horror Film Festval (Oct 13 - 15, 2017)

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

Tickets: TBA

Facebook - Twitter - Google+

 

Battle of Dominguez Hill: 2017 (Oct 14 - 15, 2017; 10 am - 4 pm)

Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum, 18127 S. Alameda St., Ranch Dominguez, CA 90220

 

Sinister Creature Con (Oct 14 - 15, 2017; 11 am - 6 pm, 10 am early admission) - Horror Con

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

Guests: TBA

Tickets: $25, $35 early access

Facebook Group - Facebook Event - Twitter - Youtube - Instagram

 

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!

 

Long Beach Zombie Fest (Oct 20 - 22, 2017) - Horror Con

Rainbow Lagoon, [400-403] Shoreline Village Dr., Long Beach, CA 90802

Tickets: TBA

Contact - Facebook Group

 

Twitch Con (Oct 20 - 22, 2017) - Computer Gaming

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

Hotels

Tickets: TBA

Facebook Group - Twitter

 

Trafalgar Day 2017 (Oct 22, 2017; 11 am - 6 pm) - Regency/Napoleonic picnic

Rancho Camulos, 5164 E Telegraph Rd, Piru, California 93040

$14

 

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: TBA

Facebook Group - Twitter - Youtube - Instagram

 

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

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

Hotels: TBA

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

Tickets: $15

Facebook Group - Facebook Event - Twitter - Instagram - Youtube

 

Famous Monsters Halloween Bash (Oct 27 - 29, 2017)

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

Guests: Doug Bradley, Zach Gilligan, Richard Brake, Jeff Daniel Phillips, others.

Tickets: $69 to ?

 

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

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

Tickets: $9, more for VIP tickets

 

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

 

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!

 

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.

 

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

 

San Diego Historical Gaming Convention (Nov 10 - 12, 2017)

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

Rate: $145

Membership: $40

Contact

 

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

 

The CosplayCruise (Nov 17 - 20, 2017)

Long Beach to Encinada and back

Guests: Ciara Hanna

Tickets: $564.08 - $614.08

 

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

 

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: TBA

Practice (Date TBA): Pasadena Skandia Hall, 2031 East Villa St., Pasadena CA 91107

Tickets for Practice: $10 at door

Facebook Group

 

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

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

Guests: Stephen Amell, Katrina Law, Robbie Amell, Rob Prior, others.

Tickets: $75,more for photo ops and autographs. Up to $950 for VIP tickets.

Facebook Group

 

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

 

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.

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

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