California Geekdom:

Conventions, Faires and Events:

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

 

Well, we're really in the middle of it now. Virtual cons have been organized to replace several events.

 

Remember to check on any event listed as I may not be keeping up with all the closures. We'll get back to normal eventually.

 

The Witching Hour: A Virtual Market of the Macabre & Mystical (Jul 10 - 12, 2020)

 

The California Mermaid Convention (Jul 10 - 12, 2020) - VIRTUAL EVENT

Tickets: $62 for weekend or by individual event

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Ani-me Con (Jul 11 - 12, 2020) - MOVED TO Mar 20 - 21, 2021

 

Roseville Comic-Con Swap Meet (Jul 12, 2020)- CANCELLED

 

Fremont-San Jose Toy-Anime-Comic Con (Jul 12, 2020; 11 am - 4 pm)

Fremont Elks Lodge #2121, 38991 Farewell Dr. Fremont, Ca 94536

Tickets: $6 at the door

 

Calico Victorian Ball (Jul 17, 2020) - CANCELLED

 

Virtual OzCon International (Jul 18, 2020, 8 am - 4 pm)

 

36th Annual Central Coast Renaissance Festival (Jul 18 - 19, 2020) - CANCELLED TIL 2021

 

Carnival of Stars Fantasy Festival (Jul 18 - 19, 2020) - CANCELLED, BACK IN 2021

 

Overwatch League Homestand (Jul 18 - 19, 2020) - CANCELLED

 

Oakhurst Toy-Anime-Comic Con (Jul 19, 2020) - CANCELLED

 

Funko Virtual Con 3.0 (Jul 19 - 25, 2020)

 

San Diego Comic-con @Home (Jul 22 - 26, 2020)

 

Adult Swim Con (Jul 23 - 25, 2020) - Virtual Con

 

#SaveDaredevilCon (Jul 23 - 26, 2020) - Virtual Con

 

Magicfest San Jose (Jul 24 - 26, 2020) - CANCELLED

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

California Extreme (Jul 25 - 26, 2020) - CANCELLED TIL 2021

 

3rd Annual Edge of Spring Fantasy Fair (Jul 25 - 26, 2020) - POSTPONED TO TBA

 

Powerhouse Comic Con (Jul 26, 2020) - MOVED TO May 15, 2021

 

Worldcon 2020 (New Zealand) (Jul 29 - Aug 2, 2020) - VIRTUAL EVENT

 

Costume College (Jul 30 - Aug 3, 2020) - CANCELLED TIL 2021

 

Animanga Expo 2020 (Jul 31 - Aug 2, 2020) - CANCELLED, Back Jul 30 - Aug 1, 2021

 

Midsummer Scream (Jul 31 - Aug 2, 2020) - CANCELLED, Back Jul 9 - 11, 2021

 

San Diego Rocket Con (Aug 1 - 2, 2020) - MOVED TO Jan 23 - 24, 2021)

 

Slaughterfest (Aug 1 - 2, 2020) - Warhammer Gaming Event

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

Tickets

Facebook Group - Facebook Event (TBA)

 

Creation Entertainment presents Strangercon (Aug 1 - 2, 2020) - POSTPONED TO Mar 20 - 21, 2021

 

Carrier Con (Aug 1, 2020) - CANCELLED

 

The Suffragette's Victory Picnic Dance (Aug 1, 2020) - CANCELLED

 

Cosplay Gala LA 2020 (Aug, 2020) - POSTPONED to Apr 2021

 

Anime: Roseville (Aug 2, 2020; 10 am - 5 pm)

Placer County Fairgrounds, 800 All America City Blvd., Roseville, CA 95678

Tickets: $8

Facebook Group - Facebook Event (TBA)

 

Clairemont Packing House Comic Book and Collectibles Show (Aug 2, 2020; 10 am - 5 pm )

Fairfield Toy-Anime-Comic Con (Aug 2, 2020; 11 am - 4 pm)

City of Fairfield Community Center, 1000 Kentucky St., Fairfield CA

Tickets: $5 in advance, $7 at the door

 

Great Gatsby Gala 5th Anniversary (Aug 5 - 9, 2020)

Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines, 10950 North Torrey Pines Road, San Diego, California 92037

Tickets: TBA

Facebook - Twitter - Instagram

 

Friends of Bodie Day (Aug 7 - 8, 2020; 9 am - 6 pm) - Historic Western Re-enactment - VIRTUAL EVENT

Facebook Group - Facebook Events

 

Power-Con (Aug 8 - 9, 2020) - CANCELLED, Back in 2021

 

Comic Con Revolution (Aug 8 - 9, 2020) - MOVED TO May 22 - 23, 2021

 

Kin-Yoobi Con (Aug 9, 2020; 11 am - 5 pm) - GONE VIRTUAL

Creatures Con (Aug 9, 2020) - CANCELLED

 

Annual Greater Los Angeles Writers Conference (Aug 14 - 16, 2020)

WC2 - West Coast Writers Conferences, PO Box 2267, Redondo Beach, California 90278

Tickets

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Tag Con (Aug 15 - 16, 2020) - Virtual Convention

 

Stocktoncon (Aug 15 - 16, 2020) - CANCELLED

 

Ravenclaw Ball (Aug 15, 2020, 6 - 10 pm)

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

 

Dragonfest (Aug 22 - 23, 2020) - CANCELLED, Back in 2021

 

Farewell to Poldark: a Cornwall Luncheon (Aug 22, 2020) - CANCELLED

 

Golden State Fur Con 2020 (Aug 28 - 30, 2020) - MOVED TO Apr 9 - 11, 2021

 

Creation Entertainment presents A Salute to Xena (Aug 28 - 30, 2020) - MOVED TO Apr 16 - 18, 2021

 

Brick Fest Live LEGO Fan Experience (Aug 29 - 30, 2020) - MOVED TO Dec 5 - 6

 

Visalia Toy-Anime-Comic Con (Aug 29, 2020; 11 am - 4 pm)

Visalia Veterans Memorial District, 609 W Center Ave., Visalia CA

Tickets: $5 in advance, $7 at the door

 

Rady Children's Tabletop Day Summer 2020 (Aug 29, 2020; noon - midnight) - Charity Event

Rady Childrens Hospital, 7960 Birmingham Dr, San Diego, CA 92123

$10

 

Starwars Day: Celebration Edition (Aug 29, 2020) - POSTPONED TO TBA

 

Scottish Gathering and Games (Sep 2 - 3, 2020) - POSTPONED TO TBA

 

SacAnime (Sep 4 - 6, 2020) - CANCELLED, Back Next Year

 

Pacificon Game Expo (Sep 4 - 7, 2020)

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

Rooms: $130

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

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Virtual CrunchyRoll Expo 2020 (Sep 4 - 6, 2020) - Virtual Con

 

Gateway (Sep 4 - 7, 2020) - Gaming

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

Rooms: $152

Memberships: $55 in advance, $60 at the door.

Facebook Group - Twitter

 

Power Morphicon 2020 (Sep 4 - 6, 2020) - MOVED to JUN 18 - 20, 2021

 

Long Beach Comic Con (Sep 5 - 6, 2020)

Facebook Group - Facebook Event (TBA)

 

Pony Fair West (Sep 5, 2020; 10 am - 6 pm)

Holiday Inn Buena Park, 7000 Beach Blvd, Buena Park, CA 90620

Tickets: $69.18, more for VIP memberships

 

The Mary Poppins Ball - 1910 (Sep 5, 2020) - CANCELLED

 

Turlock Toy-Anime-Comic Con (Sep 7, 2020; 11 am - 4 pm)

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

Tickets: $5 in advance, $7 at the door.

 

California Republic Comic Con (Sep 12, 2020; 10 am - 5 pm)

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

Guests: Tom Sizemore, Cesar Garcia, Lori Lethan, Bobby Clark, others.

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

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Megabit Game Expo (Sep 13, 2020; 10 am - 5 pm, 9 am early bird admission)

Grand Vista Hotel, 999 Enchanted Way, Simi Valley, CA 93065

Guests: TBA

Tickets: $10, $15 for early bird admission

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

NorCal Cosplay Ball: Project Gratitude (Sep 13, 2020; 6 pm - 1 am)

Location: TBA

Tickets: $10

 

Son of Monsterpalooza (Sep 18 - 20, 2020) - Horror Convention

Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel and Convention Center, 2500 N. Hollywood Way, Burbank CA 91501

Guests: Anthony Michael Hall, Michael Biehn, Doug Bradley, Ashley Laurence, others.

Tickets: $65

Facebook Group - Facebook Event (TBA)

 

SoCon Board Game Convention (Sep 18 - 20, 2020)

Encore Event Center, 8253 Ronson Rd., San Diego, California 92111

Tickets: $60 to Jul 20, then $70. $100 at the door.

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Southern California Writers Conference (Sep 18 - 20, 2020)

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

Memberships: $425

Contact Page - Facebook Group - Facebook Group (TBA)

 

Santa Fe Renaissance Faire (Sep 19 - 20, 2020; 10 am - 5 pm)

El Rancho de las Golondrinas, 334 Los Pinos Road, Santa Fe, NM 87507

Admission: $12

Facebook Group - Facebook Event (TBA)

 

Vista Viking Festival 2020 (Sep 19 - 20, 2020) - CANCELLED, Back in 2021

 

Pirate Crawl (Sep 19, 2020; 7:30 pm) - Pub Crawl

Tower District, Fresno 93728

 

Northern California Renaissance Faire (Sep 19 - Oct 25, 2020)

Casa De Fruta, Pacheco Pass, HWY 152, 10031 Pacheco Pass Hwy, Hollister, CA 95023

Tickets: $28/day, $40/weekend

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

 

Horatio Hornblower Meets Richard Sharpe Ball (Sep 19, 2020) - CANCELLED

 

Wasteland Weekend (Sep 23 - 27, 2020) - CANCELLED, Back in 2021

 

Twitchcon (Sep 25 - 27, 2020) - CANCELLED

 

L.A. Comic Con (Sep 25 - 27, 2020) - 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

 

25th Annual KVMR Celtic Festival (Sep 25 - 27, 2020) - CANCELLED, Back in 2021

Facebook Group

 

Shire of Idyllwild's Renaissance Faire (Sep 25 - 27, 2020)

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

Tickets: TBA

Admission: $10

 

Folsom Renaissance Faire (Sep 26 - 27, 2020)

Folsom City Lions Park, 403 Stafford St, Folsom, CA 95630

Admisson: $16

Facebook Group - Facebook Event (TBA)

 

All Hallow's Art Fest (Sep 26, 2020; 9 am - 3 pm)

Hermann Sons Hall, 860 Western Ave, Petaluma, California 94952

Admission: $5

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

A Bewitching Fete: Halloween art and Curiosities (Sep 26, 2020; 10 am - 3 pm; 9 am early entry)

Veterans Memorial Hall, 301 Main St., Pleasanton CA

Tickets: $5.50, $20 for early entry

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

The Wedding of Titania & Oberon: A Medieval Fairy Feast (Sep 26, 2020, 5 - 9 pm)

Benicia Historical Museum at the Camel Barns, 2060 Camel Rd, Benicia, California 94510

 

Claremont Packing House Comic Book and Collectibles Show (Sep 27, 2020; 10 am - 5 pm )

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

Free

Facebook Group

 

Gaslight Steampunk Expo (Oct 1 - 4, 2020)

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

Guests: Brian Kesinger, more TBA

Memberships: $60

 

Medieval Festival of Courage (Oct 3 - 4, 2020; 10 am - 5 pm)

Christine Ranch, off Hwy 299, GlenDale Dr., 95525

Admission: $6

Facebook Group

 

42nd Annual Renaissance of Kings Faire (Oct 3 - 4, 2020)

Hanford Civic Park, 400 N. Douty Street, Hanford, CA 93230

Facebook Group - Facebook Events (TBA)

Free

 

Ticket to the Twenties (Oct 3 - 4, 2020; 2 - 6 pm)

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

Free

Facebook Group - Facebook Event (TBA)

 

Feather Falls Renaissance Faire (Oct 3 - 4, 2020)

Feather Falls Casino and Lodge, 3 Alverda Dr., Oroville CA 95966

Free

 

Super Dimension Convention 2020 (Oct 5, 2019; 11 am - 7 pm)

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

Tickets: $15 and up

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

The Secret Agents Ball (Oct 3, 2020) - CANCELLED

 

Miku Expo 2020 (Oct 4, 2020; 5 - 10 pm)

San Jose Civic, 135 W San Carlos St, San Jose, California 95113

Tickets: $50

Facebook

 

San Diego Who Con 5 (Oct 9 - 11, 2020)

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

Mini-Wars 2020 & Military History Lecture Series (Oct 10 - 11, 2020)

TSU - Titan Student Union, 800 North State College Boulevard, Fullerton, CA 92831,

Tickets: TBA

Facebook Group - Facebook Event (TBA)

 

Oro-Con 2020 (Oct 10, 2020; 10 am - 5 pm)

Feather Falls Casino and Lodge, 3 Alverda Dr., Oroville CA 95966

Free

 

Bloucercon 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

 

Silicon (Oct 15 - 18, 2020) - CANCELLED.  Back in 2021

 

Autumn Victorian Masquerade Ball (Oct 16, 2020; Hours: TBA)

Location: TBA, Simi Valley

 

Sinister Creature Con (Oct 17 - 18, 2020) - POSTPONED TO 2021

 

YumeConUSA 2020 (Oct 17, 2020; 11 - 7 pm)

The Palo Alto Event Center, 4249 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, California 94306

Tickets: $30 in advance, $35 at the door

 

Sinister Halloween Con (Oct 17, 2020) - POSTPONED TO 2021

 

All Hallow's Crawl (Oct 17, 2020; 7:30 pm) - Pub Crawl

Tower District, Fresno 93728

 

Big Bad Con (Oct 22 - 25, 2020) - CANCELLED (Back in 2021)

Facebook Group

 

PineCon 2020 (Oct 22 - 25, 2020) - Gaming Convention

Camp de Benneville Pines, 41750 Jenks Lake Rd W, Angelus Oaks, California 92305

Memberships: $155 early bird, then $165

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

5th Annual California Jedi Gathering (Oct 23 - 25, 2020)

Location: TBA

Tickets: $135

 

Fall Escondido Renaissance Faire (Oct 24 - 25, 31, Nov 1, 7 & 8 2020; 10 am - 6 pm)

Felicita Park, 742 Clarence Ln., Escondido CA 92029

Tickets: $19/day

Facebook Group

 

Otaku World Expo (Oct 24 - 25, 2020)

Business Expo Center, 1960 S Anaheim Way, Anaheim, CA 92805

Guests: Vic Mignogna, Nonelike Joshua,

Tickets: $70+

Facebook Group - Twitter - Instagram

 

SoCal Open (Oct 24 -25, 2020) - Gaming

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

Tickets: TBA

Facebook Group

 

Whedoncon (Oct 30 - Nov 1, 2020) - Charity convention devoted to the work of Joss Whedon

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

Guests: Camden Toy, Georges Jeanty, Jonathan Woodard, more TBA

Memberships: $89 to Sep 30, $95 to Oct 28, then $99

Facebook Group - Facebook Event - Twitter - Instagram - Tumblr

 

Terry Town Colonial Ball (Nov 6, 2020; Hours: TBA)

Location: TBA, Simi Valley

 

Le Bal des Vampires (Nov 7, 2020; 8 pm - midnight)

Dance Lesson: 7 pm

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

Tickets: TBA

 

BayCon (Nov 6 - 8, 2020) - SF&F

Theme: The Future is Now

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

Rooms: $139 and up

Guests of Honor: Cory Doctorow, Galen Dara, Jean Batt

Membership: $90 to 7/10 then TBA

 

San Diego Historical Games Convention (Nov 6 - 8, 2020) - Canceled. Back in 2021

Facebook Group

 

Magicfest Anaheim (Nov 6 - 8, 2020) - Magic the Gathering Event

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

Tickets: TBA

Facebook Group - Facebook Event (TBA)

 

Bats Day in the Fun Park (Nov 8, 2020; 7 am - 11 pm) - Goths Invade Disneyland

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

Sunday Tickets: Disneyland Entry

Facebook Group - Facebook Event - Twitter

 

Bay Area Superhero Heart Run (Nov 8, 2020; 9 am - 1 pm) - VIRTUAL EVENT

Quarry Lakes Regional Rec Area, 2100 Isherwood Way, Fremont CA

Register

Facebook Group - Facebook Event - Twitter - Instagram - Google+ - Pinterest

 

DesignerCon 2020 (Nov 13 - 15 , 2020)

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

Tickets: TBA

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Dapper Day (Nov 14 - 15, 2020)

Special Disney Hotel Rates Available

Facebook Group - Twitter - Instagram - Tumblr

 

Kearney Park Renaissance Fair (Nov 14 - 15, 2020)

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

Tickets: $15

 

Marching Through History Expo (Nov 14 - 15 , 2020)

George Ingalls Equestrian Center and Norco animal shelter, 3737 Crestview Ave Norco, CA 92860, Norco, California 92860

 

Fandom Invasion (Nov 14, 2020; 9:30 am - 10 pm) - Science Fiction Convention

California Center for the Arts, Escondido, 340 N Escondido Blvd, Escondido, CA 92025

Guests: TBA

Tickets: Earlybird admission $17 to TBA

Facebook Group - Facebook Event - Twitter - Instagram

 

Militaria, GI Joe & Toy Show (Nov 14, 2020; 10 am - 5 pm)

Nut Tree Airport, 300 County Airport Rd., Vacaville CA

 

Anime Destiny 2020 (Nov 15, 2020; 10 am - 8 pm)

Pauley Ballroom, MLK Student Union, UC Berkeley, 2495 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA 94720

Tickets: $2

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Lodi Comic Con (Nov 15, 2020; 10 am - 4 pm)

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

Guests: Eric Roberts, John Heebink, Drew Johnson

The Great Dickens Christmas Fair (Nov 21 - Dec 20 , 2020) - CANCELLED, Back in 2021

 

DesignerCon 2020 (Nov 22 - 24 , 2020)

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

Tickets: TBA

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Haunted Mansion and Nightmare Before Christmas Day (Nov 15, 2020; 2 pm) - POSTPONED TO TBA

 

Guests: TBA

Tickets: TBA

Facebook Group - Facebook Event (TBA)

 

Bakersfield Comic Con (Nov 21 - 22, 2020)

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

Hotels

Guests: Sergio Aragones, Fred Williamson, Drew Johnson, Michael Swan, others.

Admission: $16

Facebook Group - Facebook Event (TBA)

 

Sac Gamers Expo (Nov 21 - 22, 2020)

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

Tickets: TBA On Sale Oct 1

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

LosCon 47 (Nov 27 - 29, 2020) - CANCELLED, Back in 2021

Facebook Group

 

Anime Pasadena (Nov 28 - 29, 2020; 10 am - 5 pm)

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

Tickets: $30

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Brick Fest Live LEGO Fan Experience (Dec 5 - 6, 2020)

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

Facebook Group

 

G. I. Joe Show and Robo Toy Fest (Dec 13, 2020; 10 am - 5 pm, 9 am early entry)

Robo Toy Fest, Brick Boutique, Pasadena GI Joe Show, and Protoculture Con

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

Guests: Francois Chau, Gregg Berger, Keone Young, Neil Kaplan, others.

Tickets: $10, $15 early bird admission

Contact - Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Victorian 12th Night Ball (Jan 2, 2021) - CANCELLED

 

Anime Los Angeles (Jan 7 - 10, 2021)

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

Hotels

Guests of Honor: TBA

Memberships: $60 to 7/15, $70 to 10/1, Then $80

SacAnime (Jan 8 - 10, 2021) - CANCELLED

 

Pizza Con 4: Me & Sonic (Jan 9, 2021; noon - 4 pm)

Me-n-Ed's Brick Oven Baked Pizzeria, 487 W. Shaw Avenue, Clovis, California 93612

 

Calico Victorian Ball (Jan 15, 2021; Hours: TBA)

Location: TBA, Simi Valley

 

Anime Impulse (Jan 16 - 17, 2021)

Fairplex, 2118 N. White Ave, Pomona, CA, 91768

Tickets: $18 to 7/31, then TBA

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

 

Stocktoncon Winter (Jan 19, 2021)

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

Guests: TBA

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

Facebook Group - Facebook Event (TBA)

 

San Diego Rocket Con (Jan 23 - 24, 2021)

Scottish Rite Event Center, 1895 Camino Del Rio South, San Diego CA

Tickets: $30, $40 with early admission

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Creation Entertainment presents The Supernatural Official Conventions (Jan 29 - 31, 2021)

Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport, 1333 Old Bayshore Hwy, Burlingame, CA 94010

Guests: Jensen Ackles, Jared Padalecki, Misha Collins, Alexander Calvert, others.

Tickets: $339 and up. More for special events/photos.

 

Simi Valley Toy & Comic Fest (Feb 7, 2021; 10 am - 5 pm, Early Bird Admission 9 am)

Grand Vista Hotel, 999 Enchanted Way, Simi Valley, California 93065

Tickets: $10, Early Bird Admission $15

Steampunk Victorian Ball (Feb 19, 2021; Hours: TBA)

Location: TBA, Simi Valley

 

Browncoat Waystation (Mar 12 - 14, 2021)

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

Tickets: $50 to TBA, $100 at the door, $150 VIP

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

 

Ani-Me Con (Mar 20 - 21, 2021)

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

Guests: TBA

Tickets: TBA

Facebook Group - Facebook Event (TBA)

 

Creation Entertainment presents Strangercon (Mar 20 - 21, 2021)

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

Rate: $180/night

Guests: Millie Bobby Brown, Noah Schnapp, Finn Wolfhard, Sadie Sink, others.

Tickets: TBA

 

Sac Comic-Con (Mar 21, 2021; 10 am - 5 pm)

Cal Expo, Buildings C & D, 1600 Exposition Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95815

Guests: Jim Shooter, Sam De La Rosa, Gigi Edgley, Eric Nguyen, others.

Tickets: $8 to ?

Facebook Group - Facebook Event (TBA) - Twitter - Google+

 

Wondercon (Mar 26 - 28, 2021)

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

Guests: TBA

Tickets: TBA

Facebook Group - Facebook Event (TBA)

 

Babscon (Apr 2 - 4, 2021) - My Little Pony Con

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

Guest of Honor: Nicole Oliver, Peter New, Gail Simone,

Memberships: $75 and up

Contact - Facebook Group - Facebook Event - Twitter - Tumblr

 

The Original Renaissance Pleasure Faire (Sat and Sun, Apr 3 - May 16; 2021)

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

Tickets: $22.50

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

 

Macabre Picnic and L.A. Goth Clothing Swap (Apr 4, 2021; 10 am - 4 pm)

Odd Fellows Cemetery, 3640 Whittier Boulevard, Los Angeles, California 90023

 

Cosplay Gala LA 2020 (Apr 2021 TBA)

 

Costume-Con 39 (Apr 16 - 19, 2021)

Theme: Things That Go Bump In The Night

Doubletree San Jose, 2050 Gateway Pl, San Jose, CA 95110

Tickets: $90 to 9/30/2020, then TBA

Facebook Group - Facebook Page (TBA)

 

Creation Entertainment presents A Salute to Xena (Apr 16 - 18, 2021)

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

Rate: $169/night

Guests: Brittany Powell, more TBA.

Tickets: General Admission: $179, more for various VIP admissions

 

Fresno Comic Expo (Apr 17 - 18, 2021)

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

Guests: Greg Cipes, Jeff Johnson, Ray Anthony Height, Jerry Gaylord, others.

Tickets: TBA

 

Golden State Fur Con (Apr 19 - 21, 2021)

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

Tickets: $60, More for sponsor memberships

Facebook Group

 

Neotropolis (Apr 22 - 25, 2021)

Memberships: TBA

Ages 18+

Facebook Group - Twitter - Instagram

 

Costume Con 39 (Apr 23- 26, 2021)

Theme: Things that go Bump in the Night

DoubleTree by Hilton San Jose, 2050 Gateway Pl, San Jose, California 95110

Tickets: $90 to 9/30, then TBA

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Avalon Ball (May 15, 2021; 6 - 10 pm) - 20s and 30s dance Avalon Casino Ballroom, 1 Casino Way, Avalon, CA 90704

Tickets: TBA May 17

Facebook Group

 

Pin & Patch Con (May 1 - 2, 2021)

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

Tickets: TBA

 

Powerhouse Comic Con (May 15, 2021; 10 am - 5 pm)

Alameda County Fairgrounds, 4501 Pleasanton Ave. Alameda CA 94566

Guests: Linda Miller, Carl Craig, Darby Hilton, Jon Provost, others.

Crowne Plaza Ventura Beach, 450 E Harbor Blvd, Ventura, CA 93001

Tickets: $10

 

Old Sacramento Magnificent 7 Convention (May 28 - 30, 2021)

Details: TBA

 

Earp Division Expo (Jun 4 - 6, 2021) - Con devoted to Wynonna Earp

JW Marriott, 1775 South Clementine St., Anaheim CA 92802

Hotels

Tickets: $185 and up

Facebook Group - Facebook Event - Twitter - Instagram - Youtube - Email

 

Power Morphicon 2021 (Jun 18 - 20, 2021)

Hotel: TBA

Guests: TBA

Tickets: TBA

Facebook Group - Facebook Event (TBA)

 

Sinister Creature Con (Jun 19-20, 2021; 11 am - 6 pm, VIP admission 10 am) - Horror Con

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

Guests: TBA

Tickets: TBA

Facebook Group - Facebook Event - Twitter - Youtube - Instagram

 

Modesto's Graffiti Con-Comic & Car Show (Jun 20, 2021; 10 am - 5 pm)

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

Guests: TBA

Tickets: $5 Proceeds go to Modesto Area Music Association.

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Anime Expo (Jul 2 - 5, 2021)

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

Hotels

Guests: TBA

Membership: TBA

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

 

Inamine: Summer Con Party (Jul 2, 2020; 10 pm)

Globe Theatre Los Angeles, 740 South Broadway, Los Angeles, CA, 90014

Tickets: $20 to Jun 20, then TBA

 

Founders Day Colonial Ball (Jul 2, 2021; Hours: TBA)

Location: TBA, Simi Valley

 

Midsummer Scream (Jul 9 - 11, 2021) - Halloween Convention

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

Tickets: TBA

Facebook Group - Instagram - Twitter

 

Ani-Me Con (Jul 11 - 12, 2020) - CANCELLED, Back Mar 20 - 21, 2021

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

Guests: Ian James Corlett, Jackie Lastra, others.

Tickets: $20

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Ronin Expo (Jun 12, 2019; 10 am - 9 pm)

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

Guests of Honor: TBA

Tickets: TBA

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

OzCon 2021 (Jul 16 - 20, 2021)

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

Guests: TBA

Tickets: TBA

Facebook Group - Facebook Event (TBA)

 

Carnival of Stars Fantasy Festival (Jul 17 - 18, 2021) - Fantasy and world dance convention

Alameda Elks Lodge, 2255 Santa Clara Ave., Alameda CA 94501

Facebook Group - Facebook Event (TBA)

 

San Diego Comic-con International (Jul 21 - 25, 2021)

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

Tickets: Go to web site (NOW) to register. They will inform you went tickets go on sale.

Contact

 

Animanga Expo 2021 (Jul 30 - Aug 1, 2021; 10 am - 6 pm)

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

Guests: TBA

Tickets: TBA

Facebook Group - Facebook Event (TBA)

 

CrunchyRoll Expo (Aug 6-8, 2021) - Anime Con

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

Tickets: $85, $95 with Friday Early Entry

Facebook Group - Facebook Event - Twitter - Instagram

 

Labyrinth Masquerade (Aug 20 - 21, 2021)

TBA, Los Angeles CA 90071

Tickets: TBA

Facebook Group - Facebook Event (TBA)

 

SacAnime (Sep 3 - 5, 2021)

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

Hotels

Guests of Honor: TBA

Memberships: TBA

Forums - Facebook Group - Twitter

 

Power-Con (Sep 11 - 12, 2021) - Masters of the Universe convention

TBA, Anaheim CA

Rate: TBA

Tickets[JH1] : $40

Guests: TBA

Facebook Group - Twitter

 

Wasteland Weekend (Sep 22 - 26, 2021) - Post Apocalypse Party

Edwards, CA (members will camp in desert)

Memberships: TBA

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

 

Sinister Halloween Con (Oct 16, 2021; 11:30 - 6 pm) - POSTPONED TO 2021

 

 

 

Last update: Jul 07, 2020

 

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