California Geekdom:

Conventions, Faires and Events

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

 

Remember, events are always changing. Things get moved or canceled, times change. Make sure to check any event you are interested in at the source by using the provided links.

 

 

Los Angeles Vampire Lounge for Toys for Tots (Dec 11, 2019; 10 pm - 2 am)

WenzdaysParty, 1652 N Cherokee Ave, Los Angeles, California 90028

 

Jurassic Quest (Dec 13 -15, 2019)

Fairplex, 1101 W McKinley Ave, Pomona, California 91768

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

Tickets: $24 and up

 

Salinas Valley Comic Con (Dec 14 - 15, 2019) - CANCELLED

 

ChicoCon Year 6 (Dec 14; 10 am - 5 pm) - Comic and Pop Culture Con

Silver Dollar Fair, 2357 Fair St, Chico, California 95928

$5

 

Cosplay in the Park (Dec 14, 2019; 10:30 am - 10:30 pm)

191-199 S Market St, San Jose, CA 95113, San Jose CA

 

Wizards Assemble Pub Crawl 2019 - Riverside (Dec 14, 2019; 4 - 10 pm)

Starting Location: MTL Concert Lounge, 3630 University Ave, Riverside, CA 92501

Tickets: $20 - 23

Facebook Event

 

NorCal Cosplay Ball: Yuletide Jubilee (Dec 14, 2019; 6 pm - 1 pm)

3585 Stevens Creek Blvd., San Jose, CA 95117

Tickets: $10

 

A Fantastical Fantasy Holiday 2019 (Dec 14, 2019; 6 - 11 pm) - SOLD OUT

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

 

Bar Sinister 6TH Annual Holiday Shopping Bizarre (Dec 14, 2019; 10 pm - 1:30 am)

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

 

Batcave OC - Black Xmas Ball Dark Holiday Theme Party (Dec 14, 2019; 10 pm - 2 am)

The Circle OC, 8901 Warner Ave., Huntington Beach, California 92647

 

ThriftCon L.A (Dec 15, 2019; 10 am - 5 pm; 9 am early admission) - Vintage Clothing and Collectables Con

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

Tickets: $8, $20 early entry

 

2nd Annual Riverside Cosmania Christmas Cosplay Gathering (Dec 15, 2019; 10 am - 6:30 pm)

Fairmount Park, 2601 Fairmount Blvd, Riverside, CA 92501

 

Ghosts of Christmas: A Dark  Holiday Market (Dec 15, 2019; 11 am - 6 pm)

Alameda Eagles #1076, 2305 Alameda Ave, Alameda, California 94501

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

Free Admission

 

St. Nicholas Holiday Ball (Dec 15, 2019; 3 - 9:30 pm) - SOLD OUT

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

 

Xmas Cosplay and Uno Gathering (Dec 16, 2019; 6:30 - 9:30 pm)

Irvine Spectrum Center, 670 Spectrum Center Dr, Irvine, California 92618

 

Firehouse Black & White Ball (Dec 18, 2019; 11 am - 6 pm)

Parq West, 2557 Third Ave, San Diego, California 92103

 

So Cal Dickens - Winterfest OC (Dec 19, 2019 - Jan 5, 2020)

88 Fair Dr, Costa Mesa, California 92626

 

The Aeronaut's Incredible Journey (Dec 20 - 22, 2019; 10 am - 10 pm (8 pm Sun)) - Faire based on upcoming Amazon movie

The Grove, 189 The Grove Dr., Los Angeles CA 90036

Free

 

Wintermist Yule (Dec 21, 2019; 8 am -  9 pm) - Society for Creative Anachronism

Redeemer Lutheran Church, 2525 Belle Ter, Bakersfield, California 93304

 

Idyllwild's Viking Yule Feast (Dec 21, 2019; 10 am -  11 pm)

Camp Emerson at Boseker 100th Anniversary Celebration, CIEC, 53100 Idyllbrook Dr, Idyllwild, California 92549

Tickets: $75

 

Harajuku Day #49 Holiday Edition (Dec 21, 2019; noon - 6 pm) - Cosplay

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

 

The Menagerie Holiday Oddities Market (Dec 21, 2019; 11 am - 5 pm, 9 am early admission)

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

Tickets: $5, $20 for advanced admission

 

Club Necromancy -  The Darkest Night - Winter Solstice Party (Dec 21, 2019; 9 pm - 1:30 am)

Club Necromancy, 1119 21st street, Sacramento, California 95811

 

Batcave Frightmare Before Xmas Tim Burton Ball Dark Holiday (Dec 21, 2019; 10 pm - 2 am)

Batcave Hollywood, 8901 Warner Blvd., Huntington Beach CA 92647

 

Gotham Gatsby New Years Eve Karaoke Party (Dec 31, 2019; 8 pm - 1:30 am)

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

 

Roaring Twenties Street Jam 2020 NYE Speakeasy Party (Dec 31, 2019; 8:30 pm - 1:30 am)

Champion Site + Sound, 3229 Casitas Ave., Los Angeles, California 90039

Tickets: $59 til TBA, then $75.  $99 at the door.  VIP tickets more.

Facebook

 

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

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

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

Rooms

Guests of Honor: Jolene Anderson, Nick Apostolides, Racquel Belmonte, Dawn M. Bennett, others.

Memberships: $38  in advance, $45 at door.  VIP tickets $30 but must book a room

Forums - Facebook Group - Twitter

 

Jurassic Quest (Jan 3 - 5, 2020)

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

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

Tickets: $24 and up

 

Colonial Dance (Jan 3, 2020; 7:30 - 10 pm)

RSS Community Center, 5005-C Los Angeles Avenue, Simi Valley, CA.

Admission: $5

 

Cos-Losseum (Jan 4, 2020) - CANCELLED

 

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

Dance Lesson: 7 pm

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

Tickets: $25 in advance, $30 at the door

 

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

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

Tickets: $45, $115 VIP tickets.

Facebook Group

 

Anime Los Angeles (Jan 9 - 12, 2020)

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

Hotels

Guests of Honor: Tomonori Kogawa, Ezra Weisz, Hiroshi Nagahama, Chris Tergilafera, others.

Memberships:  $75

Contact - Facebook Group - Facebook Event -Twitter

 

Indisc (Jan 9 - 12, 2020) - Pinball Festival

Museum of Pinball, 700 S Hathaway St, Banning, California 92220

Tickets: $150

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Jurassic Quest (Jan 10 - 12, 2020)

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

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

Tickets: $24 and up

 

C3 Comic Creator Conference (Jan 10, 2020; 3 - 8 pm)

Long Beach Convention Center, 300 East Ocean Boulevard, Long Beach, California 90802

Tickets: $2

Facebook Group - Facebook Event (TBA)

 

Long Beach Comic Expo (Jan 11 - 12, 2020)

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

Guests: Cecil Castellucci, Christopher Cantwell, Howard Chaykin, Jason Faunt, others.

Tickets: $55 in advance, $60 at the door

Facebook Group - Facebook Event - Twitter

 

Sexy Cosplay Con (Jan 11, 2020; 5- 9 pm)

Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Center, 300 E Ocean Blvd, Long Beach, California 90802

 

Fresno Toy-Anime-Comic Con (Jan 12, 2020; 11 am - 4 pm)

American Legion Post 509, 3509 N 1st St, Fresno, California

Tickets: $5 in advance, $7

 

Further Confusion (Jan 16 - 20, 2020) - Furry Convention

Theme: Cyberpunk: Neo San Jose

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

Hotels

Memberships: $70, $140 Sponsor, $280 Super Sponsor

Contact - Twitter - Live Journal - Flickr

 

Battle for the Ring XII: Get Over Here! (Jan 16 - 20, 2020) - Foam weapon combat event

Prado Regional Park, 16700 Euclid Ave, Chino, California 91708

Tickets: $40 to 12/6, $50 at door

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Jurassic Quest (Jan 17 - 19, 2020)

Monterey Fairgrounds, 2004 Fairground Rd, Monterey, CA 93940

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

Tickets: $24 and up

 

Calico Victorian Ball (Jan 17, 2020; 7 - 10 pm)

Simi Valley Senior Center, Multi-Purpose Room, 3900 Avenida Simi, Simi Valley, CA

Admission: $5

 

Anime Impulse | Blushcon | Asian American Expo 2020 (Jan 18 - 19, 2020)

Pomona Fairplex, 2118 N. White Avenue, Pomona, California 91768

Guests: @akemi101xoxo, @cinecosu, @ruiriupanda, @hellofaheema, many others.

Tickets: $20

Facebook Group - Facebook Event - Twitter - Instagram

 

Escon (Jan 18 - 20, 2020) - Gaming Convention
Escondido Charter High 1868 E. Valley Parkway Escondido, CA 92027
Tickets: $45

Facebook Group

 

San Diego Oddities & Curiosities Expo (Jan 18, 2020, 11 am - 6 pm)

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

 

NucYule 2020 (Jan 18, ,2020; 3:30 pm - 1 am) - Wastelanders New Year's Party

Midtown BarFly, 1119 21st St, Sacramento, California 95811

Tickets: $27

 

Berkeley Comic Show (Jan 18, 2020; 11 am - 5 pm)

Berkeley Adult School, 1701 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley, CA, Berkeley, California 94702

Tickets: $10

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

DAPPER DAY + LACMA (Jan 18, 2020; Time TBA)

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

Facebook Event (TBA)

 

Model Kit, Hobby & Toy Expo (Jan 19, 2020; 9 am - 3 pm)

Old World Huntington Beach, 7561 Center Ave, # 49, Huntington Beach, California 92647

 

Stocktoncon Winter (Jan 19, 2020, 10 am - 5 pm)

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

Guests: Walter Jones, Barbie Blank, Steve J. Palmer, Penny O’Brien, Daniel Ross

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

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Pasadena Comic and Toy Show (Jan 19, 2020; 10 am - 5 pm, 9 am early bird entry)

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

Guests: Herbert Jefferson Jr., Gigi Edgley, others.

Tickets: $10 in advance, $12 at the door; Early Bird $15, $18 at the door

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Edwardian Ball and Worlds Faire (Jan 24 - 25, 2020)

The Regency Ballroom, 1300 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco, CA 94109

Tickets: $140 - 250

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Genesis 7 (Jan 24 - 26, 2020) - Video Gaming

Oakland Convention Cetner, 550 10th St, Oakland, CA 94607

Hotel: Oakland City Center Marriott, 1001 Broadway, Oakland CA 94607

Rate: $155

Memberships: $77

Contact - Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Sparklecon VII (Jan 25 - 26, 2020) - Art, Science, Security and Hacking

23b Shop Hacker Space, 418 E. Commonwealth, Unit 1, Fullerton CA 92832

Tickets: $40

Facebook Group - Facebook Event (TBA) - Twitter

 

LumaCon (Jan 25, 2020; 10 am - 4 pm) - Youth Comic Convention

An event for Sonoma County Students and their families.

Petaluma Community Center & Lucchesi Park, 320 North McDowell Blvd., Petaluma, CA

Free

 

2020 Greater Bay Area Costumers Guild Annual Open House (Jan 25, 2020; 2 - 5:30 pm)

1325 Portland Ave., Albany, Ca 94706

 

Jane Austen Evening 2020 (Jan 25, 2020; 4 - 11 pm)

200 S Euclid Ave, Pasadena, California 91101

Tickets: $75 tea and dance, $35 dance only

Facebook Event - Facebook Event

 

1930s Swing Dance (20th Annual) (Jan 25, 2020; hours: TBA)

UCLA Kerckhoff Grand Salon, 308 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles CA 90095

Free

 

California Comic Convention in Orange County (Jan 26, 2020; 9:30 am - 5 pm)

Westin South Coast Plaza, 686 Anton Blvd., Costa Mesa CA 92626

Rate: $135

Guests: Jim Steranko, Michael Golden, Joe Staton, Eric Larsen, Rene Witterstatter

Tickets

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Mouse-Con Bakersfield (Jan 26, 2020; 10 am - 5 pm)

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

Guests: Michael McGreevey, Rick Law

Tickets: $10

Facebook Group

 

Gamercon XI (Jan 30 - Feb 2, 2020) - Gaming Convention

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

Memberships: $45

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Global Game Jam 2020 (Jan 31 - Feb 2, 2020) - Game Design Events

Locations Throughout California plus other locations around the world

 

Game School Con (Jan 31 - Feb 2, 2020)

Sonesta Irvine - Orange County Airport, 17941 Von Karman Ave, Irvine, CA 92614

Tickets: $69 in advance, $89 at door

 

Hanford-Visalia Toy-Anime-Comic Con (Feb 1, 2020; 11 am - 4 pm)

Hanford Fraternal Hall Association, 1015 N 10th Ave, Hanford, California 93230

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

 

The Armistice Tea Dance (Feb 1, 2020; 1:30 - 5:30 pm)

War Memorial Building - South Pasadena, 435 Fair Oaks Ave, South Pasadena, California 91030

Tickets: $35

 

The Outlander Ball: 1775 - Outlander in America (Feb 1, 2020; 8 pm - midnight)

Dance Lesson: 7 pm

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

Tickets: $25 to Jan 27, $30 at the door

 

Viennese Nights: A Victorian Ball (Feb 1, 2020; 7 - 10 pm)

Balboa Park Club Ballroom, 2144 Pan American Road West, San Diego, California 92101

Tickets: $35

 

Greater Bay Area Costumers Guild Goes To: Tissot at Legion of Honor (Feb 1, 2020; 7 - 10 pm)

 

Hollywood Show (Feb 7 - 8, 2020)

Westin Hotel LAX Airport, Los Angeles, California 90045

Guests: Bai Ling, Bobby Kimball, Christopher Atkins, Diane Salinger, many others.

Tickets: $40

Facebook Group - Facebook Event (TBA)

 

53rd California International Antiquarian Book Fair (Feb 7 - 9, ,2020)

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

Tickets: $15 -25

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

 

Nitro Con 2 (Feb 8, 2020; 10 am - 7 pm)

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

Tickets: $5

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Romeo & Juliet Italian Renaissance Ball (Feb 8, 2020; hours TBA)

UCLA, Room TBA

Free

 

Game School Con (Feb 9, 2020; 10 am - 5 pm) - Gaming

Wyndham Irvine - Orange County Airport, 17941 Von Karman Ave, Irvine, CA 92614

Tickets: $49 to 7/5/19, $60 to 1/24/20, $89 at the door

 

Simi Valley Toy & Comic Fest (Feb 9, 2020; 10 am - 5 pm)

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

Tickets: TBA

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

East Bay Comic Con (Feb 9, 2020; 10 am - 5 pm)

Crown Plaza, 45 John Glenn Dr, Concord, CA 94520

Guests: TBA

Tickets: $10 (only sold at the door)

Facebook Group - Facebook Event (TBA)

 

Turlock Toy-Anime-Comic Con (Feb 9, ,2020; 11 am - 4 pm)

Salinas Valley Fairgrounds, 625 Division St, King City, CA 93930

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

 

DunDraCon (Feb 14 - 17, 2020) - Gaming Convention

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

Rooms: $114

Memberships: $55 to 1/31/20, then $70

Facebook Group - Facebook Event - Twitter - Tumblr

 

Orccon (Feb 14 - 17, 2020) - Gaming

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

Rooms: $152

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

Facebook Group -Twitter

 

Southern California Writers Conference (Feb 14 - 16, 2020)

Crowne Plaza San Diego, 2270 Hotel Cir N, San Diego, CA 92108

Memberships: $450

Contact Page - Facebook Group - Facebook Group (TBA)

 

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

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

Registration: $110

Facebook Group - Facebook Event - Twitter - YouTube

 

Calico Ghost Town Civil War Days (Feb 15 - 16, 2020)

Calico Ghost Town, 36600 Ghost Town Rd., Yermo, California 92398

Admission: $10

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

The Revolution (Feb 15 - 16, 2020) - Historical Re-enactment

Huntington Beach Central Park, 18000 Goldenwest St, Huntington Beach, CA 92648

Free

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Imperial Valley Comic Con (Feb 15, 2020; 10 am - 7 pm)

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Sports Pavilion, 770 Park Ave., El Centro CA 92243

Special Guests[JH1] : Nick Palma, Vicki Guerrero, Tracy Lynn Cruz, Josef Rubinstein, others.

Tickets: $32

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Animefest 2020 (Feb 15, 2020; 11 am - 8 pm)

UCSD University Centers, 9500 Gilman Dr, # 0076, La Jolla 92093

 

Riverside Prom: ProMTV (Feb 15, 2020; 8:30 pm - 1:30 am)

Back To The Grind, 3575 University Ave, Riverside, California 92501

Dress Up required

Tickets: TBA

Facebook Event

 

Endless Night L.A. Vampire Ball Preparty (Feb 16, 2020; 10 pm - 2:30 am)

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

 

Woodland Toy-Anime-Comic Con (Feb 16, 2020; 11 am - 4 pm)

Fraternal Order of Eagles #2345, 37650 CA-16, Woodland, CA 95695

Tickets: $6

 

Endless Night : Los Angeles Vampire Ball 2020 "Anti-Valentines Day" (Feb 16, 2020; 9 pm - 3 am)

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

Tickets: $40 - 50

 

ToyXpo Comic and Toy Fan Experience (Feb 21 - 23, 2020)

San Mateo Expo Center, 1346 Saratoga Dr, San Mateo, California 94403

Facebook Group

 

DreamHack Anaheim 2020 (Feb 21 - 23, 2020) - Computer Gaming

Anaheim Convention Center, 800 W Katella Ave, Anaheim, California 92802

Hotels

Tickets: $89 and up

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Escapade 30 (Feb 21- 23, 2020) - Slash fiction con (Adult)

Embassy Suites LAX North, 9801 Airport Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90045

Tickets: $130

 

2020 Death Valley Dark Sky Festival (Feb 21 - 23, 2020)

Death Valley National Park, Furnace Creek, California 92328

Free

 

Steampunk Ball (Feb 21, ,2020; 7:30 - 10 pm)

Location: TBA, Simi Valley, CA

 

Haunt X (Feb 22 - 23, 2020) - DYI Haunter Con

Fairplex, 1101 W McKinley Ave, Pomona, CA 91768

Tickets: $35, $45 early entry

Facebook Group - Facebook Event - Twitter

 

Riverside Dickens Festival (Feb 22 - 23, 2020)

Main Street between University Avenue and 11th Street, Riverside CA 92501

Tickets: Festival Free, but there are numerous events with individual costs.

Facebook Group - Facebook Event (TBA) - Twitter

 

Black Comix Day: Heroes Rise III (Feb 22 - 23, 2020; 10 am - 5 pm)

WorldBeat Cultural Center, 2100 Park Blvd., San Diego, CA 92101

Guests: TBA.

Free.  Register Here

 

The Weekend Blender Indoor Mall Show (Feb 22 - 23, 2020)

Sierra Vista Mall, 1050 Shaw Ave., Clovis CA 93612

Free

 

Villains Day 6: Stalk Around the Park (Feb 22, 2020; 9 am - 10 pm)

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

Tickets: Disneyland Entry

Facebook Group

 

Great Los Angeles Air Raid (Feb 22, 2020; 3 - 9 pm)

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

Tickets: $35 in advance, $40 at the gate

Facebook

 

The Mad Hatter's Ball: Down the Rabbit Hole (Feb 22, 2020; 7 pm)

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

Tickets: $20 - 75

Facebook

 

1950s Swing Dance (5th Annual) Enchantment Under the Sea: a 1950s Prom (Feb 22, 2020; hours TBA)

UCLA Kerckhoff Grand Salon, 308 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles CA 90095

 

OuteRimCon the Mini Con (Feb 29, 2020; 10 am - 5 pm)

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

 

California Cosplay Gala: A Fairytale Ball (Feb 29, 2020; 7 pm - midnight)

The Rose Ballroom, 1224 S Bascom Ave, San Jose, California 95128

Tickets: $15 in advance ($12 for students), $20 at the door

 

Coronation Ball (Feb 29, 2020; 8 - 11:30 pm) - Regency Dancing

Alameda Masonic Lodge, 2312 Alameda Ave, Alameda CA 94501

Tickets: TBA

 

San Diego Comic Fest (Mar 5 - 8, 2020)

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

Guests: Sergio Aragones, Bill Schelly, John Semper, James Robinson, others.

Memberships: $50

Facebook Group - Facebook Event - Twitter - Instagram

 

FogCon (Mar 6 - 8, 2020) - Literary SF&F Convention

Theme: Friendship

Walnut Creed Marriott, 2355 North Main Street, Walnut Creek, CA 94596

Guests: Mary Anne Mohanraj and Nisi Shawl

Memberships: $70 to 11/1/19, $80 to 1/5/20, $90 to 3/1/20, $100 at door

Contact - Facebook - Twitter - Live Journal - Dreamwidth

 

Sonora Celtic Faire (Mar 6 - 8, 2020)

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

Tickets: TBA

Contact Page - Facebook Group - Facebook Event (TBA)

 

Vaca-Con 2020 (Mar 7, 2020; 10 am - 4 pm)

Ulatis Community Center, 1000 Ulatis Dr., Vacaville, California 95687

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

 

Fantastic Beasts 1920s Ball IV (Mar 7, 2020; hours TBA)

UCLA Kerckhoff Grand Salon, 308 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles CA 90095

 

An Enchanted Evening of Dance - 1959 (Mar 7, 2020; 8 pm - midnight)

Dance Lesson: 7 pm

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

Tickets: $25 to Feb 29, $30 at the door

 

Los Angeles Vintage Paperback Show (Mar 8, 2020; 9 am - 4 pm)

Glendale Civic Auditorium, 1401 North Verdugo Rd Glendale, CA 91208

Guests: TBA

$5

Facebook Group - Facebook Event (TBA)

 

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

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

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

 

Sacramento Toy Convention (Mar 8, 2020; 10 am - 5 pm)

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

Guests: Mary McDonald-Lewis, Bill Ratner

Tickets: TBA

Facebook Group

 

San Diego Festival of Science and Engineering (Mar 7 - 15, 2020)

Located Throughout San Diego County

Facebook Group - Facebook Events - Adult Festival - Twitter - Instagram - Pintrest

 

Pokemon Regional Championship (Mar 13 - 15, 2020)

The International Centre, 6900 Airport Rd., Mississauga, Ontario, CA

 

Browncoat Waystation 2020 (Mar 13 - 15, 2020)

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

Rooms: $159 and up

Tickets: $50, VIP $150

Facebook Group - Facebook Event - Instagram - Twitter

 

2nd Annual Pirate Day at the Park (Mar 15, 2020; 11 am - 6 pm)

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

Tickets: Disneyland passes

Facebook Group

 

Los Banos Toy-Anime-Comic Con (Mar 15, 2020; 11 am - 4 pm)

Merced County Spring Fair, 403 F St, Los Banos, CA 93635

Tickets: $6

 

2nd Annual Pirate Day at the Park (Mar 15, 2020; 11 am - 6 pm)

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

Memberships: Disneyland Tickets!

 

Gamers Development Conference (Mar 16 - 18, 2020)

Moscone Center, 747 Howard St, San Francisco, CA 94103

Tickets: All Access $1999 ($2499 at door), Expo $149 ($349 at door), other options available.

 

BEquinox 2020 (Mar 18 - 22, 2020) - Los Angeles Burning Man, Camping Event

Seraphim Ranch, California City, CA

Tickets: TBA 1/13/20

 

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

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

Memberships: $85 til TBA

Contact - Facebook Group - Facebook Event - Twitter

 

Conquest SAC (Mar 20 -22, 2020) - Gaming Convention

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

Lions Gate Hotel, 3410 Westover St, McClellan Park, CA 95652

Rooms: TBA

Memberships: $45 to 3/1, then $50

Facebook Group - Facebook Event (TBA)

 

Consonance (Mar 20 - 22, 2020) - Filk Convention

Crowne Plaza Silicon Valley, 777 Bellew Dr., Milpitas CA 95035

Rate: $60

Guests: T.J. & Mitchell Burnside Clapp, Karl-Johan Noren, Lauren Cox

Facebook

 

Insomniac Beyond Wonderland Southern California (Mar 20 - 21, 2020)

Music, Dance, Performance, Art

The National Orange Show NOS Event Center, 689 S. E Street, San Bernardino, California 92408

Tickets: $129 and up

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

Ages 18+

 

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

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

Tickets: TBA

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Ani-Me Con (Mar 21 - 22, 2020)

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

Guests: Sparkle Stache, Ian James Corlett, Vinnie Lamborn, Jackie Lastra, others.

Tickets: $17 in advance, then TBA

Facebook Group - Facebook Event (TBA)

 

High Desert Pirate Renaissance Faire (Mar 21 - 22, 2020, 10 am - 6 pm)

Hesperia Lake Park, 7500 Arrowhead Lake Rd, Hesperia, CA 92345

Cost: TBA

Facebook Group - Facebook Event (TBA)

 

3rd Annual Edge of Spring Fantasy Fair (Mar 21 - 23, 2020)

Placer County Fair Grounds, 800 All America City Blvd, Roseville, California 95678

Tickets: TBA

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

All-Girl's Car Show & Vintage Fashion Exchange (Mar 22, 2019; 10 am - 2 pm)

Automobile Driving Museum, 610 Lairport St, El Segundo, California 90245

Tickets: $15 in advance, $20 at door

Facebook Event (TBA)

 

Sac Comic-Con (Mar 22, 2020; 10 am - 5 pm)

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

Guests: Ron Lim, Brandon McKinney, more TBA

Tickets: $10

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

 

Elk Grove Toy-Anime-Comic Con (Mar 22, 2020; 11 am - 4 pm)

Soccer World Elk Grove, 9756 Kent St., Elk Grove CA

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

 

Lanterman Ragtime Tea Dance - 2020 (Mar 22 , 2020; noon - 5 pm)

Lanterman House, 4420 Encinas Dr, La Canada Flintridge, California 91011

Tickets: $50

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

5th Annual SoCal Retro Gaming Expo (Mar 27 - 29, 2020)

Pasadena Convention Center, 300 East Green Street Exhibit Hall A, Pasadena, California 91101

Facebook Group - Facebook Event - Twitter - Instagram

 

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

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

 

Fairfield Toy-Anime-Comic Con (Mar 29, 2020; 11 am - 4 pm)

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

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

 

Golden State Fur Con 2020 (Apr 03 - 05, 2020)

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

Tickets: $45 to 12/1 then TBA, More for sponsor memberships

Facebook Group

 

The Original Renaissance Pleasure Faire (Sat and Sun, Apr 4 - May 17; 2020)

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

Tickets: $22.50

Facebook Group - Facebook Event - Twitter - Instagram - Youtube

 

Creation Entertainment presents Strangercon (Apr 4 - 5, 2020)

Los Angeles Convention Center, 1201 South Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, CA 90015Rate: $180/night

Guests: TBA

Tickets: TBA

 

AniMarketplace at Little Tokyo (Apr 4, 2020; 5 - 10 pm)

Japanese American National Museum, 100 N Central Ave, Los Angeles, California 90012

 

The Great Gatsby Ball (7th Annual) (Apr 4, 2020; hours: TBA)

UCLA, room TBA

 

A Grand Victorian Ball (Apr 4, 2020; 8 pm - midnight)

Dance Lesson: 7 pm

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

Tickets: $25 to Mar 28, $30 at the door

 

Fremont-San Jose Toy-Anime-Comic Con (Apr 5, 2020; 11 am - 4 pm)

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

Tickets: $6 at the door

 

Wondercon (Apr 10 - 12, 2020) - Comic Book and Popular Culture Con

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

Hotels: RBA

Special Guests: TBA

Memberships: Must get membership ID then purchase when come available

Facebook Group - Facebook Event (TBA) - Twitter

 

Babscon Apr 10 - 12, 2020) - 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

 

MONDO GameCon (Apr 10 - 12, 2020)

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

Tickets: $45 and up

 

AniMarketplace at Little Tokyo (Apr 11, 2020; 5 - 9 pm)

Japanese American National Museum, 100 N Central Ave, Los Angeles, California 90012

 

1920s Speakeasy Gala & Fundraiser (Apr 11, 2020; 6 - 9 pm)

Automobile Driving Museum, 610 Lairport St, El Segundo, California 90245

Tickets: TBA

 

Party like 1922 San Diego - Cabaret Noir (Apr 17, 2020; 7 pm - midnight)

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

Tickets: $32.28 to 2/5/20, then TBA

Sun. April 9th
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Sun. Aug. 6th
Sun. Oct. 1st
Sun. Dec. 3rdSun. April 9th
Sun. June 4th
Sun. Aug. 6th
Sun. Oct. 1st
Sun. Dec. 3rd

Dapper Day (Apr 18 - 19, 2020)

Special Disney Hotel Rates Available

Facebook Group - Twitter - Instagram - Tumblr

 

Dapper Day Expo (Apr 18 - 19)

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

Tickets: TBA

Facebook (TBA)

 

Dapper Day at the Fun Park (Apr 19)

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

Memberships: Disneyland Tickets!

Facebook (TBA)

 

Anime Pasadena (Apr 18 - 19, 2020; 10 am - 5 pm)

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

Tickets: $30

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Fresno Comic Expo (Apr 18, 2020; 10 am)

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

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

Tickets: TBA

Facebook Group


ASAHi Con (Apr 18, 2020; 10 am - 6 pm) - Anime

Theme: Sports

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

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

Contact - Facebook Group - Facebook Event (TBA) - Tumblr - Twitter - Instagram - Google+

 

AnaCon: Comics and Sci-Fi at the Library (Apr 18, 2020; 11 am - 4 pm)

Anaheim Public Library, 500 W Broadway, Anaheim, California 92805

Guests: TBA

Tickets: Free but please Register

Facebook (TBA)

 

Baroque Pirate Masquerade Ball (10th Annual) (Apr 18, 2020; hours: TBA)

UCLA Kerckhoff Grand Salon, 308 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles CA 90095

 

The Sandition Ball (Apr 18, 2020; 8 - 11:30 pm) - Jane Austin Ball

Arlington Community Church, 52 Arlington Avenue, Kensington, CA

Tickets: $25 at the door

 

Oceananime (Apr 23 - 26, 2020)

Sailing from: Long Beach Cruise Terminal, 231 Windsor Way, Long Beach, CA 90802

Memberships: $299 - $2400

 

Yallwest (Apr 24 - 25, 2020) - YA and Middle Grade Book Festival

Location: TBA

Free, but some parts require tickets

Facebook Group - Facebook Event (TBA)

 

West Coast Culinary Symposium (Apr 24 - 26, 2020) - Society for Creative Anachronism

Camp Wrightwood, 1401 Linnet Rd, Wrightwood, California 92397

Facebook

 

Spring Escondido Renaissance Faire (Apr 25 - 26, May 2 - 3, 2020; 10 am - 6 pm)

Felicita Park, 742 Clarence Ln., Escondido CA 92029

Tickets: $19/day

Facebook Group

 

AniFest ,2020 Anime Festival (Apr 25, 2020; 10 am - 7 pm)

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

Tickets: TBA

Facebook Group - Facebook Event (TBA)

 

Cosplay Gala LA 2020: Shojo & Shonen Ball (Apr 25, 2020; 6 - 10 pm)

Soho Dance LA, 14261 Ventura Blvd., Sherman Oaks CA

Tickets: $15 ($12 for students)

 

Tikiland Day (Apr 26, 2020; 9 am - 8 pm)

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

Memberships: Disneyland Tickets!

 

Nichelle Nichols Farewell Show (AtomiCon) (May 1 - 3 , 2020)

Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport, 2500 North Hollywood Way, Burbank, California 91505

Guests: Nichelle (duh), Walter Koenig, Marina Sirtis, Tim Russ, many more

Tickets: $75, special events separate, VIP packages to $499

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Sun. April 9th
Sun. June 4th
Sun. Aug. 6th
Sun. Oct. 1st
Sun. Dec. 3rdSun. April 9th
Sun. June 4th
Sun. Aug. 6th
Sun. Oct. 1st
Sun. Dec. 3rd
Star Wars Day: Light Vs Dark (May 1, 2020; 7:30 - 11 pm)

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

Tickets: Disneyland Entry

 

Sun. April 9th
Sun. June 4th
Sun. Aug. 6th
Sun. Oct. 1st
Sun. Dec. 3rdSun. April 9th
Sun. June 4th
Sun. Aug. 6th
Sun. Oct. 1st
Sun. Dec. 3rd
Pin & Patch Con (May 2 - 3, 2020)

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

Tickets: $5, $25 VIP membership

 

An Irish Victorian Ball - 1897 (May 2, 2020; 8 pm - midnight)

Dance Lesson: 7 pm

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

Tickets: $25 to Apr 25, $30 at the door

 

Rowdycon (May 2, 2020; 10 am - 6 pm)

California State University, Bakersfield

 

Visalia Toy-Anime-Comic Con (May 2, 2020; 11 am - 4 pm)

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

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

 

Bats Day in the Fun Park (May 3, 2020; 8 am - midnight) - Goths Invade

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

Sunday Tickets: Disneyland Entry

Facebook Group - Facebook Event - Twitter

 

Hollywood Movie Magic Ball (16th Annual) (May 5, 2020; hours TBA)

UCLA Kerckhoff Grand Salon, 308 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles CA 90095

 

The Auriferra Republic (May 8 - 9 , 2020)

Fort Mason, 2 Marina Blvd Building C, Room 260, San Francisco, CA 94123

Tickets: TBA

Facebook Group - Twitter - Instagram

 

Monsterpalooza (May 8 - 10, 2020) - Horror Convention

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

Hotels

Guests: TBA

Tickets: $75

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Grape City Con (May 9 , 2020; 10 am - 4 pm)

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

Guests: TBA

Tickets: $10

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Comic Con Revolution (May 16 - 17, 2020)

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

Hotels

Guests: Kevin Conroy, John Glover, Carla Perez, John Romita Jr., many others

Tickets: TBA

Facebook Group - Facebook Event - Twitter - Instagram

 

Mrs. Maisel's Marvelous Spring Picnic (May 16, 2020; 11 am - 2 pm)

El Dorado Park, 7550 E Spring St, Long Beach, California 90815

Tickets: $19.58 plus potluck dish, $29.75 without

 

Avalon Ball (May 16, 2020; 6 - 10 pm) - 20s and 30s dance

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

Tickets: $55 to ?

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Model Kit, Hobby & Toy Expo (May 17, 2020; 9 am - 3 pm)

Old World Huntington Beach, 7561 Center Ave, # 49, Huntington Beach, California 92647

Facebook Event (TBA)

 

KublaCon (May 21 - 25, 2020) - Gaming

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

Hotels

Membership: TBA (Oct ,2020)

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

 

BayCon (May 22 - 25, 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: TBA

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

 

Fanime Con (May 22 - 25, 2020) - Anime

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

Hotels

Guests of Honor: Erika Harlacher, more TBA.

Membership: TBA

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

 

Gamex (May 22 - 25, 2020) - Gaming

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

Rooms: $152

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

Facebook Group - Twitter

 

Koroneburg Old World Festival 2020 (May 23 - Jun 21 (weekends only), ,2020) - Renaissance Faire

14600 Baron Rd, Corona, CA 92880

Tickets: TBA

Facebook Event (TBA) - Facebook Group

 

Pokemon Regional Championship (May 23 - 24, 2020)

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

 

Sonora Toy-Anime-Comic Con (May 25, 2020; 11 am - 4 pm)

Mother Lode Fairgrounds, 220 Southgate Dr., Sonora CA

Tickets: $6 at the door

 

2019 SFWA Nebula Conference (May 28 - 31, 2020)

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

Tickets: $325

Facebook Group - Facebook Event (TBA)

 

Jane Austen Ball at UCLA (23rd Annual) - zombies welcome (May 30, 2020; hours TBA)

UCLA, room TBA

 

San Diego County Fair: Heroes Unite (Jun 5 - Jul 5, 2020)

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

Tickets: $20

 

Whedoncon (Jun 5 - 7, 2020) - Charity convention devoted to the work of Joss Whedon

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

Guests: TBA

Memberships: $79 to Jan 31, $89 to May 2, $95 to Jun 4, $99 at the door

Facebook Group - Facebook Event - Twitter - Instagram - Tumblr

 

CSQ Belly Dance Festival! (Jun 5 - 7, 2020)

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

Tickets: TBA

Facebook Group - Facebook Event (TBA)

 

Steampunk Ball (Jun 5, 2020; 7 - 10 pm)

Location: TBA, Simi Valley, CA

 

Bak-Anime (Jun 6 - 7, 2020) - Anime Convention

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

Guests of Honor: TBA

Memberships: TBA

Contact - Facebook Group - Facebook Event (TBA)

 

Ronin Expo (Jun 6, 2020; 11 am - 9 pm)

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

Guests of Honor: TBA

Tickets: $10 to Apr 1, $15 to Jun 6, then $20 at door

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

The Daily Planet Swing Ball - 1949 (Jun 6, 2020; 8 pm - midnight)

Dance Lesson: 7 pm

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

Tickets: $25 to May 30, $30 at the door

 

G. I. Joe Show and Robo Toy Fest (Jun 7, 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: TBA

Tickets: TBA

Contact - Facebook Group - Facebook Event (TBA)

 

,2020 Annual Ground Zero Animation Expo (Jun 13 - 14, 2020)

Boys & Girls Club of Stanton, 11050 Cedar St, Stanton, California 90680

Tickets: Free

Facebook Group

 

Sinister Creature Con Spring (Jun 20 - 21, 2020; 11 am - 6 pm, VIP admission 10 am) - Horror Con

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

Guests: Dan Acosta, Cory Swenson, Built from Sketch, Lamira Herrera, many others

Tickets: TBA

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

 

Modesto's Graffiti Con-Comic & Car Show (Jun 20, 2020; 10 am - 5 pm)

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

Guests: Carl Gottlieb, Sandy Helberg, C Andrew Nelson, Alan Fernandes, others.

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

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Clarion Writers Workshop (Jun 21 - Aug 1, 2020) - Seminar on fundamentals of SF&F writing

University of California San Diego

Applications accepted Dec 1, ,2020 - Mar 1, 2020 ($55 non refundable application fee to Feb 15, then $70)

Writers in Residence: Goeff Ryman, Larissa Lai, Anjali Sachdeva, Sam J. Miller, others.

Fee: TBA (includes Tuition, Room and Board)

 

Creation Entertainment presents The Supernatural Official Conventions (Jun 26 - 28, 2020)

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

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

Tickets: TBA

 

Anime Expo (Jul 2 - 5, 2020)

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

Hotels

Guests: A-set, Abby Trott, Aimi, Akira Shimizu, others.

Membership: $85

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

 

OzCon 2020 (Jul 10 - 12, 2020)

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

Guests: TBA

Tickets: $140

Facebook Group - Facebook Event (TBA)

 

Calico Victorian Ball (Jul 17, 2020; 7 - 10 pm)

Location: TBA, Simi Valley, CA

 

Carnival of Stars Fantasy Festival (Jul 18 - 19, 2020) - Fantasy and world dance convention

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

Facebook Group - Facebook

 

Powerhouse Comic Con (Jul 19, 2020; 10 am - 5 pm)

Alameda County Fairgrounds, 4501 Pleasanton Ave. Alameda CA 94566

Guests: Linda Miller, James Pascoe, Chris Marrinan, Peter Secosh, others.

Tickets: $11 in advance, $17 at the door.

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

San Diego Comic-con International (Jul 22 - 26, 2020) - Comic and Media Convention

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 2020 (Jul 31 - Aug 2, 2020; 10 am - 6 pm)

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

Guests: TBA

Tickets: $50

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Midsummer Scream (Jul 31 - Aug 2, 2020) - Halloween Convention

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

Tickets: TBA

Facebook Group - Instagram - Twitter

 

The Suffragette's Victory Picnic Dance (Aug 1, 2020; 11 am - 4:30 pm)

Lincoln Park, 1450 High Street, Alameda CA

Free

 

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

 

Creatures Con (Aug 9, 2020; 10 am - 8 pm) - Horror Convention

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

Guests: Carel Struycken, Charlotte Stewart, John Stanley, Michael Horse, many others.

Tickets: $15

Facebook Group - Facebook Event (TBA)

 

Star Wars Celebration (Aug 27 - 30, 2020)

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

Guests: TBA

Tickets: $195 in advance, $205 at door; $75/day

Facebook Group

 

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

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

Rate: $169/night

Guests: Brittany Powell, more TBA.

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

 

Anime: Roseville (Aug 29, 2020; 10 am - 5 pm)

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

Tickets: $10

Facebook Group - Facebook Event (TBA)

 

Sun. April 9th
Sun. June 4th
Sun. Aug. 6th
Sun. Oct. 1st
Sun. Dec. 3rdSun. April 9th
Sun. June 4th
Sun. Aug. 6th
Sun. Oct. 1st
Sun. Dec. 3rd
Starwars Day: Celebration Edition (Aug 29, 2020; 6:30 pm)

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

Tickets: Disneyland Entry

 

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

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

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

Rooms

Guests of Honor: TBA

Memberships: TBA

Forums - Facebook Group - Twitter

 

CrunchyRoll Expo (Sep 4 - 6, 2020) - 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

 

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)

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

Hotel: TBA

Guests: TBA

Tickets: TBA

Facebook Group - Facebook Event (TBA)

 

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

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

Guests: TBA

Tickets: TBA

Facebook Group - Facebook Event (TBA)

 

The Mary Poppins Ball - 1910 (Sep 5, 2020; 8 pm - midnight)

Dance Lesson: 7 pm

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

Tickets: $25 to Aug 29, $30 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: TBA

Tickets: TBA

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

 

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

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

Memberships: TBA

Contact Page - Facebook Group - Facebook Group (TBA)

 

Regency Heros Ball (Sep 19, 2020; 8 - 11:30 pm)

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

Tickets: $25 at the door

 

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

 

54th Annual Calico Days (Sep 26 - 27, 2020) - Old West Event

Calico Ghost Town, 36600 Ghost Town Rd., Yermo, California 92398

Admission: $10

 

Gaslight Steampunk Expo (Oct 1 - 4, 2020)

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

Guests: TBA

Memberships: TBA

Contact Page - Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

The Secret Agents Ball (Oct 3, 2020; 8 pm - midnight)

Dance Lesson: 7 pm

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

Tickets: $25 to Sep 26, $30 at the door

 

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

 

PineCon 2020 (Oct 23 - 25, 2020)

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

Memberships: TBA

 

The Secret Agents Ball (Oct 3, 2020; 8 pm - midnight)

Dance Lesson: 7 pm

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

Tickets: $25 to Sep 26, $30 at the door

 

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

 

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

 

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

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

Rate: TBA

Membership: TBA

Facebook Group

Sun. April 9th
Sun. June 4th
Sun. Aug. 6th
Sun. Oct. 1st
Sun. Dec. 3rdSun. April 9th
Sun. June 4th
Sun. Aug. 6th
Sun. Oct. 1st
Sun. Dec. 3rd

Dapper Day (Nov 14 - 15, 2020)

Special Disney Hotel Rates Available

Facebook Group - Twitter - Instagram - Tumblr

 

Dapper Day Expo (Nov 14 - 15)

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

Tickets: TBA

Facebook (TBA)

 

Dapper Day at the Fun Park (Nov 15)

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

Memberships: Disneyland Tickets!

Facebook (TBA)

 

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

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

Tickets: Disneyland Entry

Facebook Group

 

Victorian 12th Night Ball (Jan 2, 2021; 8 pm - midnight)

Dance Lesson: 7 pm

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

Tickets: TBA

 

SacAnime (Jan 8 - 10, 2021) - Anime convention

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

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

Rooms

Guests of Honor: TBA

Memberships: TBA

Forums - Facebook Group - Twitter

 

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

Rate: TBA

Tickets: $75 to 3/31/2020, then TBA

Facebook Group - Facebook Page (TBA)

 

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

Details: TBA

 

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