California Geekdom:

Conventions, Faires and Events

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

 


 

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

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Marvel Universe Live: Age of Heroes (Aug 17 - 19, 2017; various showtimes)

SAP Center, 525 W Santa Clara St, San Jose, CA 95113

Tickets

 

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: $35 in advance, $40 at the door

Contact

 

Stocktoncon (Aug 19 - 20, 2017)

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

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Leodamas of Thebes (Calafia) (Aug 19, 2017; 9 am - 5 pm) - Society for Creative Anachronism

Stonehenge Park, 9500 Gilman Dr, La Jolla, CA 92093

$10

 

Riverside Nerf War\games (Aug 19, 2017; 9:30 am - 6 pm)

Fairmount Park, 2601 Fairmount Blvd, Riverside, California 92501

 

Pirate Tourney (Darach) (Aug 19, 2017; 10 am - 6 pm) - Society for Creative Anachronism

Vallee Lindo Park, 889 Aileen St, Camarillo, CA 93010

$12

 

Rocket Fever 2017 (Aug 19, 2017; 10 am - 5 pm)

Columbia Memorial Space Center, 12400 Columbia Way, Downey, California 90242

 

TwainFest 2017 (Aug 19, 2017; 11 am - 5 pm)

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

Facebook

 

Queen Mary Art Deco Festival (Aug 19, noon - Aug 20, 5 pm; 2017)

The Queen Mary, 1126 Queens Hwy, Long Beach, California 90802

Tickets: $25 day pass, $229 full pass

Facebook

 

Club Comic Con - Glendale (Aug 19, 7 pm - 2 am; 2017)

Stars On Brand, 417 N Brand Blvd, Glendale, California 91203

Tickets: $20 - 40

 

Los Angeles Comic Book and Science Fiction Convention (Aug 19, 10 am - 5 pm; 2017)

The REEF L.A., 1933 S Broadway, Los Angeles, California 90007

Guests: Tricia Helfer, Brandon Routh, Jessica Camacho, others.

Admission: $13

Facebook

 

Fantastic Pinups and Where to Find Them (Aug 20, 10 am; 2017) - Vintage Dress Event

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

 

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

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

 

Marvel Universe Live: Age of Heroes (Aug 24 - 27, 2017; various showtimes)

Valley View Casino Center, 3500 Sports Arena Blvd., San Diego, CA 92110

Tickets

Facebook

 

Cosplay and Jpop Meetup in the Park - Downtown L.A. (Aug 24, 2017; 6:30 - 9:30 pm)

Levitt Pavilion Los Angeles, W. 6th Street & S. Park View Street, Los Angeles, California 90057

 

Labyrinth Masquerade Ball (Aug 25 & 26,2017;  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

Hotels

Guests: Stan Lee, Lynda Carter, Rob Liefeld, Skottie Young, many others.

Passes: $60.

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Chico Comic Con (Aug 25 - 27, 2017)

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

Guests: TBA

Memberships: $57 ($97 VIP)

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: $65

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Japan World Heroes (Aug 25 - 27, 2017)

300 E. Green St, Pasadena, California 91011

Guests: Bin Furuya, Noboru Kaneko, Renn Kiriyama, Hirofumi Fukuzawa, others

Tickets: $30

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

PokeOasis 2 Johto and Alola Region (Aug 26, 2017; 10 am - 6 pm)

Oceanside Pier, The Strand N, Oceanside CA 92054

 

San Diego Festival of Books (Aug 26, 2017; 10 am - 6 pm)

Venues Liberty Station, 2640 Historic Decatur Rd, San Diego, California 92106

Free but Tickets for discussions are $3 each

 

2nd Annual Nerdy at Disneyland 2017 Tsum Tsum edition (Aug 27, 2017; 9 am - ?)

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

Memberships: Disneyland Tickets!

 

L.A. Cosplay Shootout #8 - LBCC Costest Day (Aug 27, 2017; 10 am - 7 pm)

Griffith Park Merry Go Round, Griffith Park Ctr., Los Angeles, California 90027

 

Nerdy at Disneyland Returns One Night Only (Aug 27, 2017; 11 am - midnight)

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

Memberships: Disneyland Tickets

 

Superhero Days Return 2017 (Aug 27, 2017; 11 am - midnight)

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

Memberships: Disneyland Tickets

 

Disneyland Half-Marathon (Aug 31 - Sep 3, 2017)

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

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

Facebook Group - Facebook Event - Twitter - Youtube

 

Highland War (Aug 31 - Sep 4, 2017) - Society for Creative Anachronism

Mojave Narrows Regional Park, 18000 Yates Rd, Victorville, California 92395

 

Imperial Crown War (Sep 1 - 4, 2017) - Society for Creative Anachronism

Featherly Regional Park, Gypsum Canyon Rd, Yorba Linda, California 92887

 

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

 

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

 

Sac-Anime (Sep 1 - 3, 2017) - Anime Convention

Sacramento Convention Center, 1400 J Street, Sacramento, CA 95814

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

Rooms: $121

Guests of Honor: Kira Buckland, Zach Callison, Susan Egan, Ali Hillis, others.

Memberships: $36 to5/7/17, $41 to 7/2/17, $46 to 8/20/17, $50 at door

Facebook Group - Facebook Event - Forums - Twitter - Google+

 

Civil War Reeanctment (Sep 2 - 3, 2017)

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

 

152nd Scottish Gathering and Games (Sep 2 - 3, 2017) - Includes Living History

Alameda County Fairgrounds, 4501 Pleasanton Ave. Alameda CA 94566

Tickets: $30 to 8/3/17, then $35 (2-days)

 

Long Beach Comic Con (Sep 2 - 3, 2017)

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

Guests: Molecular Agatha, Pierre Bernard Jr., Bernie Bergman, Amber Brite, others.

Tickets: $60 in advance, $65 at the door.

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Dapper Day + LACMA Celebrate Chagall: Fantasies for the Stage (Sep 2, 2017; noon - 10 pm)

LACMA Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 5905 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, California 90036

Tickets: $25

Facebook

 

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.

 

San Jose Mini Maker Faire (Sep 3, 2017; 10 am - 6 pm)

Location: TBA, San Jose CA

Tickets: TBA

 

San Francisco Zine Fest (Sep 3, 2017) - Celebrating Independent Writers, Artists and Creators

San Francisco County Fair Building, 1199 9th Ave and Lincoln Way, San Francisco CA 94122

Free

Contact - Facebook Group - Facebook Event - Twitter - Tumblr

 

Turlock Collect-A-Con (Sep 4, 2017; 11 am - 5 pm)

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

Admission: $5

 

Horrible Imaginings Film Festival (Sep 8 - 10, 2017)

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

Tickets: $75 for full festival

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Toshiba Tall Ships Festival (Sep 8 - Sunset Parade Sail; Sep 9 - 10, 2017)

Dana Point Harbor, CA

Tickets: By event (see site).

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

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: $40 (Power Pass $150)

Guests: TBA

Facebook Group - Twitter

 

J-Pop Summit and Kyary Pamyu Pamyu (Sep 9 - 10, 2017)

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

Tickets: $70 for Summit and KPP, more for VIP

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Lompoc Renaissance Faire (Sep 9 - 10, 2017; 10 am - 6 pm)

Ken Adam Park, Hancock Dr & Highway 1, Lompoc, CA 93436

Tickets: $12

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Annual San Diego Costume Guild Sale (Sep 9, 2017; 8:30 am - 3 pm)

American Legion, 8118 University Ave, La Mesa, CA

 

Bay Area Comic Con and Family Fest (Sep 9, 2017; 10 am - 5 pm )

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

Admission: $5

 

Galliday 4 -Finding Rory (Sep 10, 2017) - Costuming event at Disneyland

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

Memberships: Disneyland Tickets!

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Marvel Universe Live: Age of Heroes (Sep 14 - 17, 2017; various showtimes)

Golden 1 Center, 500 David J Stern Walk, Sacramento, CA 95814

Tickets

 

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

Crown Plaza Hotel Mission Valley, 2270 Hotel Circle North, San Diego, California 92108

Guests: Frazer Hines, Morgan Sheppard, Chase Masterson, Doc Phineas, others

Memberships: $60

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Son of Monsterpalooza (Sep 15 - 17, 2017) - Horror Con

Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel and Convention Center, 2500 N Hollywood Way, Burbank, CA 91505

Rooms: $142- $196

Guests: TBA

Tickets: $60

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

 

Pirate Village at Oceanside's Harbor days (Sep 16 - 17, 2017)

Beach at Oceanside Harbor, 1540 Harbor Dr, Oceanside, CA 92054

Tickets: TBA

 

California Republic Comic Con (Sep 16, 2017; 10 am - 6 pm)

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

Guests: Gary Lockwood, Sean Kenney, Jimmy Hunt, Alison MacInnis, others.

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

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

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

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

Memberships: $325 to ?, then $425

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

 

Vista Viking Festival (Sep 23 - 24, 2017)

Norway Hall, 2006 E. Vista Way, Vista CA 92084

Tickets: $10

Facebook Group - Facebook Events - Pinterest

 

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: Nichelle Nichols, Walter Koenig, more to come.

Contact Page - Email - Facebook Group

 

Alpha Omega Con IV (Sep 23, 2017; 10 am - 6 pm) - Christian Comic Convention

The Well Foursquare Churchl, 12054E, 183rd St.,, Artesia, CA 90701

Tickets: $5 to 9/23, $10 at the door

 

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: $185

Email - Contact Page - Facebook Group - 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 - Facebook Event - Twitter - Google+

 

Mini-Wars 2017 (Sep 30 - Oct 1, 2017)

California State University Fullterton, 800 N State College Blvd, Fullerton, CA 92831

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Nerd-Bot Con (Sep 30, 2017; 10 am - 5 pm)

Pasadena Convention Center, 300 E Green St, Pasadena, CA 91101

Guests: TBA

Tickets: $14 to 7/7/17, $17 to 10/29/17, $20 at door

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Inland Empire Mini Maker Faire (Sep 30, 2017)

Location: TBA

Admission: TBA

 

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

Location: TBA Los Angeles, CA

Facebook Group

 

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 - Facebook Event

 

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

Various locations in Los Angeles, CA

Contact - Facebook Group - Twitter

 

Buccaneer Weekend (Oct 5 - 8, 2017)

Catalina Isthmus, Two Harbors, CA 90704

Tickets: TBA

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Yaoi-Con (Oct 6 - 8, 2017) - Adults (Ages 18+) Anime Con

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

Rooms: $159

Membership: $55 to 8/5/17, then TBA

Guest of Honor: Sakira

Facebook Group - Twitter - Tumblr - Instagram

 

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

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

Room sRate TBA

Guests: TBA

Memberships: $40 to ?, $65 at door

Facebook Group - Twitter - Tumblr - YouTube - RSS Feed

 

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 - $130 single/double, +$20 Triple, +$40 Quad

Guests: Tim Powers, more TBA

Memberships: $50 in advance, $125 VIP

Contact Page - Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Assassins Invade Disneyland (Oct 6, 2017; 4 - 7 pm) - Assassins Creed costuming event at Disneyland

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

Memberships: Disneyland Tickets!

 

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, CA 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+

 

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

 

OuteRimCon (Oct 7 - 8, 2017)  - Space Science Convention

Columbia Memorial Space Center, 12400 Columbia Way, Downey, California 90242

Facebook Event

 

San Diego Maker Faire (Oct 7 - 8, 2017)

Balboa Park, San Diego CA 92101

Tickets: $22 to 8/31, $30 to 10/6, $38 at the gate

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

San Fernando Valley Mini Maker Faire (Oct 7, 2017; Time: TBA)

Las Angeles, CA

 

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

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

 

Santa Clara City Library Comiccon (Oct 7, 10 am - 4 pm)
Santa Clara City Library, 2635 Homestead Road, Santa Clara, CA 95051

 

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.

 

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

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

Tickets: TBA

Facebook - Twitter - Google+

 

Big Bad Con (Oct 13 - 15, 2017) - Gaming

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

Rate: $129

Tickets: TBA (Kickstarter launches in May)

Facebook Group

 

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

 

The Continuing Mission Tour (Oct 14 - 15, 2017) - Star Trek Convention

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

Rooms: $169

Guests: Karl Urban, Nichelle Nichols, Levar Burton, Gates McFaddin, many others.

Tickets: $379 - 759

Facebook Group - Twitter - Instagram - Youtube - Tumblr

 

Oxnard Steam Fest (Oct 14 - 15, 2017; 11 am - 5 pm)

Heritage Square Oxnard, 715 S A St, Oxnard, CA 93030

Tickets: $10/day, $15 for 2 days (presale only)

Facebook Group

 

Bay Area Comic Con and Family Fest (Oct 14 , 2017; 10 am - 5 pm )

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

Admission: $5

 

Danse Macabre Masked Ball (Oct 14 , 2017; 7 - 11 pm )

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

Tickets: TBA         

Facebook Group

 

Madera & Fresno Comic Con 2017 (Oct 15 , 2017; 11 am - 5 pm )

St. Joachim School of Madera, 310 N I St, Madera, CA 93637

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

 

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

 

Civil War Revisited (Oct 21 - 22, 2017)

Kearney Park, 6725 W. Kearney Boulevard, Fresno, CA 93706

Free

 

Campbell Con (Oct 21, 2017)

Campbell Community Center, 1 W. Campbell Ave., #C-31, Campbell, CA 95008

Guests: Chris Marrinan, John Heebink, Tobe Daranouvong

Tickets: $12.27 (online only)

Facebook Group - Facebook Event - Twitter - Instagram

 

East Bay Mini Maker Faire (Oct 22, 2017; 10 am - 5 pm)

Location: TBA

Admission: TBA

Facebook

 

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

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

$14

 

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: 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

 

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

 

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 ?

 

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

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

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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 - 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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Monterey Comic Con (Nov 10 - 11, 2017)

Location: TBA Monterey CA

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

Tickets: $75

Facebook Group

 

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

 

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

Fairmount Park, 2601 Fairmount Blvd, Riverside, CA 92501

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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: $45 to 7/9/17, then TBA

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: $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: TBA

Rate: TBA

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

 

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

 

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.

 

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

 

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

 

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 - Twitter - YouTube

 

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

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

Guests: TBA

Tickets: TBA

Facebook Group - Twitter

 

Medieval Fantasy Faire (Apr 16 - 17, 2018)

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

Tickets: $10

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

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

 

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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