­California Geekdom:

Conventions, Faires and Events

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

 


 

ConDor 26: Thru the Looking Glass (Feb 22 - 24, 2019) - SF&F Convention

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

Rate: $120/night

Guests: Chad Hatter, Doc Phineas, River Song

Memberships: $50

Facebook Group

 

Genre-LA Speculative Fiction Creative Writing Conference (Feb 22 - 24, 2019) 

Los Angeles Valley College, 5800 Fulton Ave, Van Nuys CA 91401

Hotel: The Mikado Hotel, 12600 Riverside Drive, North Hollywood, California, 91607

Faculty: Elaine Ash, A. G. Billig, Craig Faustus Buck, Kimberly Blagrove, more

Membership: $349 in Jan, $449 to 2/22/17, $449 at door.

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Escapade (Feb 22 - 24, 2019) - Slash fiction con (Adult)

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

Tickets: $130

 

The Weekend Blender Indoor Mall Show (Feb 23 - 24, 2019)

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

Guests: TBA

Free

 

SoCal Retro Gaming Expo (Feb 23 - 24, 2019) - Video Games

Frank & Son Collectible Show, 19649 E. San Jose Ave, City of Industry, California 91748

Guests: James Rolfe, The Completionist, Andre Meadows, The Gaming Historian, others.

Tickets: $30

Facebook Group - Facebook Event - Twitter - Instagram

 

Haunt X (Feb 23- 24, 2019) - DYI Haunter Con

Fairplex, 1101 W McKinley Ave, Pomona, CA 91768

Hotels: TBA

Tickets: $35, $45 early entry

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Riverside Dickens Festival (Feb 23- 24, 2019)

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 - Twitter

 

Miss Anna's PinUp Party at Castle Park (Feb 23, 2019; 10 am - 8 pm)

Castle Park, 3500 Polk St, Riverside, California 92505

 

Sacramento Steampunk Society Presents Out 7th Annual Bazaar & Emporium (Feb 23, 2019; 11 am - 5 pm)

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

 

Great Los Angeles Air Raid (Feb 23, 2018; 3 - 9 pm)

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

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

Facebook

 

Wizards Assemble Pub Crawl: Costa Mesa (Feb 23, 2019; 4 - 10 pm)

Start location: The Harp Inn, 130 E 17th St, Costa Mesa, CA 92627

Tickets: $20  Early Bird, $25 Standard, $30 last minute

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Fezziwig's Grand Victorian Ball (Feb 23, 2019; 8 pm - midnight)

Fox Performing Arts Center, 3801 Mission Inn Ave, Riverside, California 92501

Tickets: $45

 

Santa Clarita Comic and Toy Expo (Feb 24, 2019; 10 am - 5 pm)

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

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

Facebook

 

Wizards in Wonderland - Harry Potter Disneyland Spring Holiday (Feb 24, 2019; 10:30 am - 6:30 pm)

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

Tickets: Disneyland passes

 

Elk Grove MINI Toy-Anime-Comic Con (Feb 24, 2019; 11 am - 4 pm)

Elk's Lodge #2577, 9240 Survey Road, Elk Grove, California 95624

$3

Facebook Group

 

2019 Death Valley Dark Sky Festival (Mar 1 - 3, 2019)

Death Valley National Park, Furnace Creek, California 92328

Free

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San Diego Festival of Science and Engineering (Mar 2 - 10, 2019)

Located Throughout San Diego County

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

 

San Jose Super Toy, Comic & Collectable Show (Mar 2 - 3, 2019)

Santa Clara Country Fairgrounds, 344 Tully Rd., San Jose CA 95111

Guest: Karen Allen.

Memberships: $11/day, $16 for Saturday Early Admission

 

New Orleans Mardi Gras Ball: 1872 (Mar 2, 2019; 8 pm - midnight)

Dance Lesson: 7 pm

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

Tickets: $20 in advance (by Feb 23), $25 at the door.

 

Adventureland Day - Disneyland (Mar 3 , 2019; 9 am - 8 pm)

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

Memberships: Disneyland Tickets!

 

San Fernando Valley Comic Convention (Mar 3, 2019; 10 am - 4 pm)

Granada Pavillion, 11128 Balboa Blvd, Granada Hills, CA 91344

Guests: Brinke Stevens, Ivonna Cadaver,.

Admission: $6

Tgv   Facebook Group

 

Oakhurst Toy-Anime-Comic Con (Mar 3, 2019; 11 am - 4 pm)

Oakhurst Community Center, 39800 Road 425B, Oakhurst, California 93644

$5 at the door

Facebook Group

 

San Diego Comic Fest (Mar 7 - 10, 2019)

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 8 - 10, 2019) - Literary SF&F Convention

Theme: Friendship

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

Rooms: $109

Guests: Karen Joy Fowler, Becky Chambers

Memberships$80 to Mar 1, $90 at door

Contact - Facebook - Twitter - Live Journal - Dreamwidth

 

Sonora Celtic Faire (Mar 8 - 10, 2019)

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

Tickets: TBA

Contact Page - Facebook Group

 

San Diego Rocket Con (Mar 9, 2019, 10 am - 7 pm; Mar 10, 2019; 10 am - 5 pm)

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

$20, more for special passes

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

History Day L.A. at APU 2019 (Mar 9, 2019; 8 am - 3 pm)

Azusa Pacific University West Campus, 701 Foothill Blvd., Azusa, California 91702

Free

 

Calafia/Gyldenholt Friendship Tourney (Mar 9, 2019; 8:30 am -  pm)

Bates Nut Farm, 15954 Woods Valley Rd, Valley Center, California 92082

 

Walt’s Wizarding World: 2nd Annual Cosplay Crossover Event (Mar 9, 2019, 10 am)

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

Tickets:  Universal Studios Passes

 

Norcal Spring Cosplay Gathering 2019 (Mar 9, 2019, 10 am - 6 pm)

Kelley Park, 1300 Senter Rd, San Jose, California 95112

 

San Diego Oddities & Curiosities Expo (Mar 9, 2019, 11 am - 6 pm)

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

 

Wizards Assemble Pub Crawl: Santa Clarita (Mar 9, 2019; 4 - 10 pm)

Start location: TBA

Tickets: $20  Early Bird, $25 Standard, $30 last minute

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

5th Annual Hangar Dance and WWII Warbird Party (Mar 9, 2019; 7 pm - midnight)

Planes of Fame Air Museum, 14998 Cal Aero Drive, Chino, California 91710

Tickets: $30 - 55

 

Super Day at Disneyland (Mar 10, 2019; 8 - 10 pm)

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

Tickets: Disneyland passes

 

Greater Bay Area Costumers Guild Costume Academy (Mar 10 , 2018; 9 am - 5 pm)

LSI San Francisco / Berkeley, 2015 Center St, Berkeley, California 94704

Tickets: TBA

 

5th Cosmania Riverside Cosplay Gathering (Mar 10, 2019, 11 am - 7 pm)

Fairmount Park, 2601 Fairmount Blvd, Riverside, California 92501

 

Sonoma County (Santa Rosa) Anime-Comic Con (Mar 10, 2019; 11 am - 4 pm)

Sonoma County Event Center at the Fairgrounds, 1350 Bennett Valley Rd, Santa Rosa, California 95404

$5 in advance, $7 at the door

Facebook Group

 

Geek Meet: Saturday Morning Cartoon (Mar 10, 2019; 7 pm - 1 am)

The Slidebar Rock N Roll Kitchen, 122 E Commonwealth Ave, Fullerton, California 92832

 

Arcade Expo 5.0 (Mar 15 - 17, 2019)

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

Memberships: TBA

Contact - Facebook Group

 

TFcon USA (Mar 15 - 17, 2019) - Transformers Fandom

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

Rate: $169/night

Guests: Alan Oppenheimer, Arthur Burghardt, Dan Gilvezan, Donald Glut, others.

Tickets: $50, Premium membership $100

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Ani-Me Con (Mar 16 - 17, 2019)

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

Guests: Brianna Kinderbock, Erik Scott Kimerer, Arlena Fae, Bat Party 4 Kids, others.

Tickets: $20

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

High Desert Pirate Renaissance Faire (Mar 16 - 17, 2019 10 am - 6 pm)

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

Cost: TBA

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Juggers of the Wasteland Winter Games V (Mar 16 - 17, 2019)

Schmidt Park, 13576 Mustang St, Victorville, CA 92394

Tickets: $25

 

AnaCon: Comics and Sci-Fi at the Library (Mar 16, 2019; 11 am - 4 pm)

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

Guests: TBA

Tickets: Free but please Register

 

Royal Smash Ball (Mar 16, 2019; 6 - 11 pm) - Smash Bros based event

Dance Vita Ballroom Studio, 85 43rd Ave, San Mateo, California 94403

Tickets: TBA

 

Cyprians Ball (Mar 16, 2019; 8 - 11:30 pm) - Regency Dancing

Alameda Masonic Lodge, 2312 Alameda Ave, Alameda CA 94501

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

 

Bar Sinister 10th Annual Alice in Wonderland Costume Tea Party (Mar 16, 2019; 10 pm - 2:30 am)

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

 

Sac Comic-Con (Mar 17; 10 am - 5 pm)

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

Guests: TBA

Tickets: $10

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

 

Los Banos Toy-Anime-Comic Con (Mar 17, 2019; 11 am - 4 pm)

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

$6

Facebook Group

 

Pirate Day at the Park (Mar 17, 2019; noon - 8 pm)

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

Tickets: Disneyland passes

 

STARWARS DAY: Light vs Dark (Mar 17, 2019; 3 - 11:55 pm)

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

Tickets: Disneyland passes

 

Gamers Development Conference (Mar 18 - 22, 2019)

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

Tickets: All Access $1949, Expo $149, other options available.

 

BEquinox 2019 (Mar 20 - 24, 2019) - Los Angeles Burning Man, Camping Event

Seraphim Ranch, California City, CA

Tickets: $150

 

Clockwork Alchemy (Mar 22 - 24, 2019) - Steampunk Convention

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

Memberships: TBA

Contact - Facebook Group - Facebook Event - Twitter

 

Consonance (Mar 22 - 24, 2019) - Filk Convention

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

Rate: TBA

Guests: Tomboat, Vanessa Cardui, Char MacKay

Facebook

 

Insomniac Beyond Wonderland (Mar 22 - 23, 2019)

Music, Dance, Performance, Art

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

Tickets: TBA

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

Ages 18+

 

Conquest SAC (Mar 22 - 24, 2019) - Gaming Convention

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

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

Rooms: $111

Memberships: $45

Facebook Group  - Facebook Event

 

March Crown Tournament (Mar 22 - 24, 2019)

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

 

Lompoc Renaissance Faire (Mar 23 - 24, 2019; 10 am - 6 pm)

River Park, CA-246 & Sweeney Rd, Lompoc, CA 93436

Tickets: TBA

 

All-Women's Car Show & Vintage Fashion Exchange (Mar 23, 2019; 10 am - 4 pm)

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

Facebook Event

 

CarrierCon 2019 (Mar 23, 2019; 10 am - 5 pm)

USS Hornet Museum, 707 West Hornet Avenue, Alameda, California 94501

Tickets: $25, $35 for VIP pass

Facebook Event

 

AniFest 2019 Anime Festival (Mar 23, 2019; 10 am - 7 pm)

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

Tickets: $10 til ?, then $20

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Jane Austen Spring Assembly (Mar 23, 2019; 11 am - 11 pm)

South Pasadena Masonic Lodge 290, F&AM, 1126 Fair Oaks Ave, South Pasadena, California 91030

Tickets: $95

Facebook

 

Tracy MINI Toy-Anime-Comic Con (Mar 23, 2019; 11 am - 4 pm)

Tracy Elk's Lodge 2031, 6400 W 11th St, Tracy, California 95304

$5

Facebook Group

 

Los Angeles Vintage Paperback Show (Mar 24, 2019; 9 am - 4 pm)

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

Guests: TBA

$5

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

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Grape City Con (Mar 24 , 2019; 10 am - 4 pm)

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

Guests: TBA

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

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Lanterman Ragtime Tea Dance - 2019 (Mar 24 , 2019; noon - 5 pm)

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

Tickets: $50

Facebook

 

Spring Steam Day at Disneyland (Mar 24 , 2019; noon - 6 pm)

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

Memberships: Disneyland Tickets!

 

Wondercon (Mar 29 - 31, 2019) - Comic Book and Popular Culture Con

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

Hotels: TBA

Special Guests: TBA

Memberships: Must get membership ID then purchase when come available

Facebook Group - Twitter

 

NorCal Wastelanders 3rd Annual Camp Out (Mar 29 - 31, 2019)

Sabotage Garage, Brentwood CA

 

Spring LAN-A-THON 2019 Under the Sun (Mar 29 - 31, 2019) - Video Games

San Diego LAN Headquarters, 4319 Corral Canyon Rd., Bonita CA 92901

Tickets: $30

 

NorCal Cosplay Ball: Spring Spectacular (Mar 30, 2019; Time: 6 pm - 12:30 am)

The Rose Ballroom, 1224 South Bascom Ave., San Jose CA 95128

Tickets: $10

 

Wizards Assemble Pub Crawl: Berkeley (Mar 30, 2019; 4 - 10 pm)

Start location: Der Wolfskopf, 72 N Fair Oaks Ave, Pasadena, CA 91103

Tickets: $20  Early Bird, $25 Standard, $30 last minute

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

TitanCon 2019 (Mar 31, 2019; 11 am - 10 pm) - Anime/Cosplay/Games

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

Free

Facebook Group

 

Fairfield Toy-Anime-Comic Con (Mar 31, 2019; 11 am - 4 pm)

City of Fairfield Community Center, 1000 Kentucky St, Fairfield, California

$5 in advance, $6 at the door

Facebook Group

 

Universe Multicultural Film Festival (Apr 5 - 7, 2019) - includes SF and anime divisions and cosplay

Various locations in Rancho Palos Verdes and Rolling Hills Estates CA

Hotels: TBA

Tickets: TBA

Facebook Group - Twitter

 

Colonial Ball (Apr 5, 2019; 7:30 - 10 pm)

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

Tickets: $5

 

The Original Renaissance Pleasure Faire (Sat and Sun, Apr 6 - May 19; 2019)

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

Tickets: $29.95

Facebook Group - Facebook Event - Twitter - Instagram - Youtube

 

Wild West Steam Fest (Apr 6 - 7, 2019; 11 am - 7 pm)

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

Tickets: $25/day, $40 for weekend

Facebook Group - Facebook Event - Instagram

 

Julian Gold Rush Days (Apr 6 - 7, 2019; 10 am - 5 pm)

Julian Farm and Orchard, 4381 Hwy 78, Santa Ysabel, California 92070

Free

 

Civil War Remembered (Apr 6 - 7, 2019; 10 am - 6 pm)

Felicita Park, 742 Clarence Ln., Escondido CA 92029

Tickets: $11

 

The San Diego Comic Book Show (Apr 6, 2019; 8 am - 5 pm)

The Hilton Garden Inn, 3805 Murphy Canyon Rd, San Diego CA

 

Gotham by Gaslight Dance: 1895 (Apr 6, 2019; 8 pm - midnight)

Dance Lesson: 7 pm

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

Tickets: $20 in advance (by Mar 30), $25 at the door.

 

Spook Show 7 Halloween Festival (Apr 7, 2018; noon - 7 pm)

Halloween Club - La Mirada, 14447 Firestone Blvd, La Mirada, CA 90638

Tickets: Free but register

 

Comic Book and Collectibles Show (Apr 7, 2019; 10 am - 5 pm )

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

Free

Facebook Group

 

BGB Con (Apr 7, 2019; 11 am - 7 pm) - Gaming

Pauley Ballroom, 2495 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA 94720

Tickets: $10 for California State University Students, $15 for others.

Facebook Group

 

San Jose-Fremont Toy-Anime-Comic Con (Apr 7, 2019; 11 am - 4 pm)

Elks Lodge, 38991 Farwell Dr, Fremont, California 94536

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

Facebook Group

 

Kingdom-Con (Apr 11 - 14, 2019) - Gaming Convention

Crowne Plaza San Diego, 2100 Hotel Circle North, San Diego, CA 92108

Rooms: TBA

Memberships: TBA

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Gaslight Gathering (Apr 12 - 14, 2019)

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

Rate: $110

Guests: Abney Park, Doc Phineas, Dino Staats, Dude Vader, others.

Tickets: $100

Facebook Group - Facebook Event - Twitter

 

Monsterpalooza (Apr 12 - 14, 2019) - Horror Convention

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

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

Guests: TBA

Tickets: $75

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Dapper Day (Apr 13 - 14, 2019)

Special Disney Hotel Rates Available

Facebook Group - Twitter - Instagram - Tumblr

 

Dapper Day Expo (Apr 13 - 14)

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

Tickets: $25

Facebook

 

Dapper Day at the Fun Park (Apr 14)

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

Memberships: Disneyland Tickets!

Facebook

 

Medieval California Festival (Apr 13 - 14, 2019)

Kern County Museum Grounds, 3801 Chester Ave., Bakersfield CA 93301

Tickets: $14

Facebook Group - Facebook Event


ASAHi Con (Apr 13, 2019) - Anime

Theme: Sci-Fi

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+

 

Inland Empire Science Festival (Apr 13, 2019; 10 am - 4 pm)

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

Tickets: $8 (Western Science Center admission)

 

Visalia Toy-Anime-Comic Con (Apr 13, 2019; 11 am - 4 pm)

Visalia Veterans Memorial District, 609 W Center Ave, Visalia, California 93291

$5 in advance, $7 at the door

Facebook Group

 

Wizards Assemble Pub Crawl: Glendale (Apr 13, 2019; 4 - 10 pm)

Start location: TBA

Tickets: $20  Early Bird, $25 Standard, $30 last minute

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Isekai Ball (Apr 13, 2019; 7 - 10 pm)

Soho Dance La Sherman Oaks, 14261 Ventura Boulevard, Los Angeles, California 91423

Tickets: $10

 

Babscon (Apr 19 - 22, 2019) - My Little Pony Con

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

Guest of Honor: John De Lancie, Kelly Sheridan, Trevor Devall, Amy Keating Rogers

Memberships: $70 and up

Contact - Facebook Group - Facebook Event - Twitter - Tumblr

 

Golden State Fur Con 2019 (Apr 19 - 21, 2019)

Hotel Irvine Orange County Airport, 18800 MacArthur Blvd., Irvine CA 92612

Tickets: $45 to ? then TBA, More for sponsor memberships

 

Anime Pasadena (Apr 20, 2019; 10 am - 5 pm)

300 E. Green Street, Pasadena, California 91101

Tickets: $15 - $20

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

The Menagerie: Oddities and Curiosities Market (Apr 20, 2019; 11 am - 7 pm)

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

Tickets: $5

 

Guns of the Rountable: Showdown at Sundown (Apr 24 - 28, 2018) - Old West Reenactor Event

Ramona Outdoor Community Center, Inc,  421 Aqua Ln, Ramona, CA 92065

 

Escondido Renaissance Faire (Apr 27 - 28, May 4 - 5, 2019)

Felicita Park, 742 Clarence Ln., Escondido CA 92029

Tickets: $19

Facebook Group

 

Victorian Fair of the Far West (Apr 27 - 28, 2019; 1 - 5 pm)

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

Free

Facebook Group - Facebook Event (TBA)

 

OroCon Year 4 (Apr 27, 2019; Hours: TBA) - Comic convention

Feather Falls Casino, 3 Alverda Dr, Oroville, California 95966

Guests: TBA

Free

 

DAicon Anime Convention 2019 (Apr 27, 2019; 10 am - 7 pm)

UC Davis Conference Center, 550 Alumni Ln, Davis, California 95616

Guests of Honor: TBA

Tickets: $15 presale, then TBA

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Geek On 2019 (Apr 28, 2019; 10 am - 6 pm)

UCR Geek On, 900 University Ave, Riverside, California 92521

 

Battle for Tatooine (May 3 - 5, 2019) - Cosplay Camping Event

13144 Munsey Road, Cantil, Calif. 93519

Tickets: $35 in advance, $45 at the door

 

Yallwest (May 3 - 4, 2019) - YA and Middle Grade Book Festival

TBA, Santa Monica, CA 90405

Guests: TBA

Free, but some parts require tickets

 

Battle for Tatooine (May 3 - 5, 2019)

13144 Munsey Road, Cantil, Calif. 93519

Tickets: $35 in advance, $45 at the gate

 

Party like Gatsby San Diego - Spectacle Extraordinaire (May 3, 2019; 7 - 11:45 pm)

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

Tickets: $33 early bird, then $37.

Facebook Group

 

STARWARS DAY: Light vs Dark 5 Year Anniversary (Mar 4, 2019; 3 pm)  - Details TBA

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

Tickets: Disneyland Entry

 

May the Fourth Fest (May 4, 2018; 6 pm)

Riverside Live, 3801 Mission Inn Ave, Riverside, California 92501

Tickets: $15 - 40

 

San Diego English Country Dancers May Faire Ball (May 4, 2019; 6 -  10 pm)

Soledad Club, 5050 Soledad Road, San Diego, California 92109

Tickets: $40 to April 1, then $45

 

The Cloud City Ball (May 4, 2019; 8 pm - midnight)

Dance Lesson: 7 pm

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

Tickets: $20 in advance (by Apr 27), $25 at the door.

 

Party like Gatsby Los Angeles - Spectacle Extraordinaire (May 4, 2019; 9 pm - 3 am)

The Belasco, 1050 S. Hill Street, Los Angeles, California 90015

Tickets: $33 early bird, then $37.

Facebook Group

 

4th SoCal Joe Show & Toy Convention Show (May 5, 2019; 10 am - 3:30 pm; 8 am early bird entry)

Pins 'n Pockets Entertainment, 32250 Mission Trl., Lake Elsinore, California 92530

Tickets: $5, $10 early bird admission

 

Placerville Toy-Anime-Comic Con (May 5, 2019; 11 am - 4 pm)

El Dorado County Fair & Event Center, 100 Placerville Drive, Placerville, California 95667

$5 in advance, $7 at the door

Facebook Group

 

Bats Day in the Fun Park (May 5, 2019) - Goths Invade

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

Sunday Tickets: Disneyland Entry

Facebook Group - Facebook Event - Twitter

 

Modesto Toy-Anime-Comic Con (May 11, 2019; 11 am - 4 pm)

Clarion Inn Conference Center, 1612 Sisk Road, Modesto, California 95350

$5 in advance, $7 at the door

Facebook Group

 

2019 SFWA Nebula Conference (May 16 - 19, 2019)

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

Tickets: 184.87 - 274. 18

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Bay Area Maker Faire (May 17 - 19, 2019)

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

Tickets: TBA

 

NCSfest (May 17 - 19, 2019) - National Cartoonist Society

Multiple sites, Huntington Beach, CA 92648

Guests: Jerry Scott, Charlie Adlard, Dana Claire Simpson, Patricia McConnell, many others.

Contact - Facebook Group - Facebook Event - Twitter - Instagram

 

Comic Con Revolution (May 18 - 19, 2019)

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

Hotel: Doubletree by Hilton Ontario Airport, 222 N Vineyard Ave, Ontario, CA 91764

Guests: Pernille Orum, Sweeney Boo, Sandy King Carpenter, Amanda Conner, etc.

Tickets: $40

Facebook Group - Facebook Event - Twitter - Instagram

 

Pirate Days (May 18 - 19, 2019; 10 am - 4 pm)

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

Facebook Group

 

5th Annual Civil War Reenactment (May 18 - 19, 2019)

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

 

Oddities Flea Market (May 18 - 19, 2019; noon - 6 pm; 10 am VIP early admission)

Globe Theatre, 740 S Broadway, Los Angeles, California, 90014

Tickets: $20, $40 VIP early admission

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Porterville Toy-Anime-Comic Con (May 18, 2019; 11 am - 4 pm)

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

$5 in advance, $7 at the door

Facebook Group

 

Avalon Ball (May 18, 2019; 6 - 10 pm) - 20s and 30s dance

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

Tickets: $70 ($60 for ADSLA member)

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Ivanhoe Bicentennial Ball (Mar 16, 2019; 8 - 11:30 pm)

Arlington Community Church, 52 Arlington Avenue, Kensington, CA 94707

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

 

KublaCon (May 23 - 27, 2019) - Gaming

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

Hotels

Membership: TBA

Contact - Facebook Group - Facebook Event - Twitter

 

Potrero War (May 23 - 27, 2018) - Society for Creative Anachonism War

Protrero Regional Park, 24800 Potrero Park Drive, Potrero, CA 91963

Period garb required of all attendees but Day Trippers. Day Trippers must be off site by 7 pm

Registration: TBA

Email - Facebook Group - Facebook Event (TBA)

 

Gamex (May 24 - 27, 2019) - Gaming

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

Rooms: TBA

Memberships: TBA

Facebook Group - Facebook Event - Twitter

 

BayCon (May 24 - 27, 2019) - SF&F

Theme: Insert Coin to Continue.

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

Rooms: $139 and up

Guests of Honor: David Brin, Gary Villarreal, Wanda Kurtcu, J. C. Arkham

Membership: $70 til TBA, more for special memberships

Facebook Group - Facebook Event - Twitter - Instagram

 

Fanime Con (May 24 - 27, 2019) - Anime

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

Hotels

Guest of Honor: TBA

Membership: $65 to ?

Facebook Group - Facebook Event - Twitter - Instagram

 

Sonora Toy-Anime-Comic Con (May 27, 2019; 11 am - 4 pm)

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

$6

Facebook Group

 

Anime Conji (May 31 - Jun 2, 2019)

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

Rate: $139

Guests: TBA

Membership: TBA

Facebook Group - Facebook Event - Twitter

 

The San Diego Comic Book Show (Jun 1, 2019; 8 am - 5 pm)

The Hilton Garden Inn, 3805 Murphy Canyon Rd, San Diego CA

 

The Rainbow Ball (Jun 1, 2019; 8 pm - midnight) - Dances of late 18th, early 19th century

Dance Lesson: 7 pm

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

Tickets: $20 in advance (by May 25), $25 at the door.

 

Comic Book and Collectibles Show (Jun 2, 2019; 10 am - 5 pm )

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

Free

Facebook Group

 

Marysville-Yuba City Toy-Anime-Comic Con (Jun 2, 2019; 11 am - 4 pm)

Yuba-Sutter Fairgrounds, 442 Franklin Ave, Yuba City, California 95991

$5 in advance, $7 at the door

Facebook Group

 

Whedoncon (Jun 7 - 9, 2019) - Charity convention devoted to the work of Joss Whedon

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

Guests: Dagney Kerr, James Marsters, Gigi Edgley, Camden Toy

Memberships: $70

Facebook Group - Facebook Event - Twitter - Instagram - Tumblr

 

SacAnime (Jun 7 - 9, 2019) - 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

 

CSQ 2019 Belly Dance Festival! (Jun 7 - 9, 2019)

Location: TBA

Tickets: TBA

Facebook Group - Facebook Event (TBA)

 

2019 Annual Ground Zero Animation Expo (Jun 8 - 9, 2019)

The Art Institute of California - Orange County, 3601 W Sunflower Ave, Santa Ana, California 92704

Tickets: Free

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Wizard World Ghostbusters Fan Fest (Jun 8 - 9, 2019)

Sony Pictures Studios, 10202 Washington Blvd, Culver City, California 90232

Hotels: TBA

Guests: TBA

Tickets: $100

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Sundial Bridge Comic Con (Jun 8 - 9, 2019)

Red Lion Hotel Redding, 1830 Hilltop Dr, Redding, CA 96002

Guests: Joe Weems, Walden Wong,

Tickets: TBA

 

Greater Bay Area Costumers Guild: The Romantics: an 1830's Picnic (Jun 8, 2019; 11 am - 2 pm)

Ardenwood Historic Farm, 34600 Ardenwood Blvd, Fremont, California 94555

 

G. I. Joe Show and Toy Fest (Jun 9, 2019; 9 am - 5 pm)

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

Guests: Arthur Burghardt, Gregg Berger, more TBA

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

Contact - Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Hollister Toy-Anime-Comic Con (Jun 9, 2019; 11 am - 4 pm)

Veterans Memorial Building, 649 San Benito Street, Hollister, California 95023

$7 at the door

Facebook Group

 

Sinister Creature Con Spring (Jun 15 -16, 2019; 11 am - 6 pm, VIP admission 10 am) - Horror Con

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

Guests: Don Bradley, Shauna MacDonald, John Kassir, Sherilyn Fenn, many others

Tickets: $30, VIP passes available

Facebook Group - Facebook Event - Twitter - Youtube - Instagram

 

Manteca Toy-Anime-Comic Con (Jun 15, 2019; 11 am - 4 pm)

The Emory, 1028 W Yosemite Ave, Manteca, California 95337

$5 in advance, $6 at the door

Facebook Group

 

Beach Con 2019 (Jun 15, 2019; noon - 8 pm) - Cosplay Gathering

Tower 10, Huntington State Beach, Huntington Beach, California 92646

 

Polycon 37 (Jun 21 - 23, 2019) - Gaming

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

 

4th Harry Potter Hogwarts Ball + Femme Domme Fatale (Jun 21, 2019; 10 pm - 2:30 am)

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

 

Clarion Writers Workshop (Jun 23 - Aug 3, 2019) - Seminar on fundamentals of SF&F writing

University of California San Diego

Applications accepted Dec 1, 2018 - Mar 1, 2018 (nonrefundable fee - $50 to 2/15/17, then $65)

Writers in Residence: Dan Chaon, Lynda Berry, Nalo Hopkinson, Andrea Hairston, Cory Doctorow, C. C. Finlay, Rae Carson

Fee: $4957 (includes Tuition, Room and Board)

 

Rocky Mountain Gaming Vacation 2019 (Jun 23 - 29, 2019)

Northstar Village, CA

Tickets: TBA

 

Modesto's Graffiti Con-Comic & Car Show (Jun 23, 2019; 10 am - 5 pm)

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

Tickets: $3 in advance, $5 at door.  Proceeds go to Modesto Area Music Association.

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Leviosa 2019 (Jun 27 - 30, 2019)

Loews Hollywood Hotel, 1755 N Highland Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90028

Tickets: $175, $300 VIP

Contact - Facebook Group

 

Vampires Ball (Jun 29, 2019; 7 - 11 pm)

Clovis Elks Lodge, 535 Woodworth Avenue, Clovis, California 93612

Tickets: $20

Facebook Group

 

Tulare Toy-Anime-Comic Con (Jun 30, 2019; 11 am - 4 pm)

T.D.E.S. Portuguese Hall of Tulare, 515 N I St, Tulare, California 93274

$5 in advance, $7 at the door

Facebook Group

 

Anime Expo (Jul 3 - 7, 2019)

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

Hotels

Guests: A22/7, ACDC Rag, Adams Gibbs, Adi Shankar, others.

Membership: TBA

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

 

Founders Day Colonial Ball (Jul 5, 2019)

Location: TBA Simi Valley

 

Cosplay BALL & ANIME EXPO Afterparty + July Bdays (Jun 21, 2019; 10 pm - 2:30 am)

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

 

E3 (Jun 11 - 13, 2019) - Electronics Expo

Location: TBA, Los Angeles CA

Hotels: TBA

Tickets: TBA

Facebook Group

 

North American Discworld Convention 2019 (Jul 12 - 15, 2019)

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

Rooms: $149

Guests: Bernard Pearson, Reb Voyce, Ian Mitchell, Colin Smythe, others

Memberships: $100 til TBA

Facebook Group

 

Old Fort MacArthur Days (Jul 13 - 14, 2019; 10 am - 4 pm) - Living History Event

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

Admission: TBA

Facebook Event

 

San Diego Comic-con International (Jul 17 - 21, 2019) - Comic and Media Convention

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

Contact

 

Konizia (Jul 18 - 21, 2019) - Gaming Convention Dedicated to games of Reiner Knizia

Escondido Charter High School 1868 E. Valley Parkway Escondido, CA 92027

Tickets: $25

 

Calico Victorian Ball (Jul 19, 2019)

Location: TBA Simi Valley

 

Central Coast Renaissance Festival (Jul 20 - 21, 2019)

Leguna Lake Park, 504 Madonna R., San Louis Obispo CA 93405

Tickets: TBA

Facebook Group

 

Powerhouse Comic Con (Jul 21, 2019; 10 am - 5 pm)

Alameda County Fairgrounds, 4501 Pleasanton Ave. Alameda CA 94566

Guests: Vernon Wells, Ciara Hanna, Christina Masterson, Chris Marrinan, others.

Tickets: $11 in advance, $16 at the door. 

 

Costume College (July 25 - 29, 2019)

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

Rooms: TBA

Registration: TBA

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Escon (Jul 26 - 28, 2019) - Gaming Convention
McMahan House, Cal State San Marcos, San Marcos, CA
Tickets: TBA

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

OzCon 2019 (Jul 26 - 28, 2019)

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

Guests: Raymond F. Wohl, Kurt Raymond, more TBA

Tickets: $135

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Animanga Expo 2019 (Aug 2 - 4, 2019)

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

Guests: TBA

Tickets: $25 to ?, the TBA

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Mythcon 50 (Aug 2 - 5, 2019) - Theme: Looking Backward, Moving Forward

San Diego State University, San Diego, CA

Room and Board: $430 single/$350 double (Deadline Jul 15)

Guests of Honor:  John Crowley, Verlyn Flieger

 

Midsummer Scream (Aug 3 - 4, 2019) - Halloween Convention

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

Tickets:  TBA

Facebook Group - Instagram - Twitter

 

Stocktoncon (Aug 3 - 4, 2019)

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

Guests: TBA

Tickets: TBA

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

The 1776 Picnic Dance (Aug 3, 2019; 8 pm - midnight)

Picnic Luncheon: 11 am

Formal Dancing: 1 - 4:30 pm

Lincoln Park, 1450 High St., Alameda CA

Free

 

Comic Book and Collectibles Show (Aug 4, 2019; 10 am - 5 pm )

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

Free

Facebook Group

 

Haunted Mansion Fashion 5 year Anniversary (Aug 11, 2019; 2 pm - midnight)

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

Tickets: Disneyland Entry

 

Silicon Valley Comic Con (Aug 16 - 18, 2019)

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

Guests: TBA

Tickets: $99

Facebook Group - Facebook Event -Twitter - Instagram

 

Creation Entertainment presents A Salute to Lucifer (Aug 17 - 18, 2019)

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

Rate: $179/night

Guests: Tom Ellis, Lesley-Ann Brandt, Kevin Alejandro, D. B. Woodside, others.

Tickets: Gold Package: $459, others TBA

 

Time Travelers Bazaar (Aug 17, 2019; 10 am - 5 pm)

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

 

D23 (Aug 23 - 25, 2019) - Disney Expo

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

Tickets: $219

Facebook Page - Facebook Event

 

Godzillafest (Aug 23 - 25, 2019)

Balboa Theater, 3630 Balboa St, San Francisco, CA 94121

Tickets: TBA

 

Greater Bay Area Costumers Guild Bazaar (Aug 25, 2019; 9 am - 4 pm)

1325 Portland Ave, Albany, CA 94706

 

Gateway (Aug 30 - Sep 2, 2019) - Gaming

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

Rooms: TBA

Memberships: TBA

Facebook Group - Twitter

 

CrunchyRoll Expo (Aug 30 - Sep 1, 2019) - Anime Con

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

Tickets: $65

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

 

Horrible Imaginings Film Festival (Aug 30 - Sep 1, 2019)

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

Tickets: TBA

Facebook Group - Facebook Event (TBA)

 

Pacificon Game Expo (Aug 31 - Sep 3, 2019)

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

Rooms: TBA

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

Tickets: $60 and up

Facebook Group

 

Back to 1885 (Sep 6 - 8, 2019) - Back to the Future Event

Columbia CA

Tickets: $880 (includes room and board)

 

Lightbox Expo (Sep 6 - 8, 2019) - Animation, Live Action, Illustration and Gaming

Location: TBA, Pasadena CA

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

 

The Gold Rush Ball (Sep 7, 2019; 8 pm - midnight)

Dance Lesson: 7 pm

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

Tickets: $20 in advance (by Aug 31), $25 at the door.

 

San Jose Mini Maker Faire (Sep 8, 2019; Hours: TBA)

History San Jose, 1650 Senter Rd, San Jose, CA 95112

Tickets: TBA

 

California Republic Comic Con (Sep 14, 2019; 10 am - 5 pm)

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

Guests: Kira Buckland, Chris Marrinan, others TBA.

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

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Haunted Mansion & Nightmare before Christmas Day 5 Years (Sep 15, 2019; 2 pm - midnight)

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

Tickets: Disneyland passes

 

Third Annual South City Comic Con (Sep 16; 10 am - 5 pm)

San Mateo Fair Grounds, 2495 S. Delaware, San Mateo CA 94403

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

 

Wizard World Comic Convention (Sep 20 - 22, 2019)

Cal Expo, 1600 Exposition Blvd., Sacramento, California 95815

Hotels: TBA

Tickets: TBA

Facebook Group - Facebook Event (TBA)

 

Southern California Writers Conference (Sep 20 - 22, 2019)

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

Memberships: TBA March 1

Contact Page

 

Sacramento Horror Film Festival (Sep 21, 2018)

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

Tickets: TBA

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

 

Sense and Sensibility Ball (Sep 21, 2019; 8 - 11:30 pm)

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

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

 

Wasteland Weekend (Sep 25 - 29, 2019) - Post Apocalypse Party

Edwards, CA (members will camp in desert)

Memberships: TBA

Email - Contact Page - Facebook Group - Facebook Event  (TBA) - Forum - Tumblr

 

Gaslight Steampunk Expo (Sep 27 - 29, 2019)

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

Guests: Gail Carriger, more TBA

Memberships: $65 to 2/1/19, then TBA

Contact Page - Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

KVMR Celtic Festival (Sep 7 - 29, 2019) - Celtic Music Festival

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

Tickets

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Iron Horse - Family Steampunk Carnivale (Sep 28 - 29, 2019; 10 am - 6 pm)

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

Tickets: TBA

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Wizardry Verse (Sep 28, 2018; 10 am - 6 pm)

Fox Performing Arts Center, 3801 Mission Inn Ave, Riverside, California 92501

Tickets: $29, $55 VIP

Guests: Chris Rankin, Josh Herdman, Rusty Goffe, Ellie Darcy-Alden, others.

Facebook Group - Facebook Event - Twitter - Instagram

 

A Bewitching Fete: Halloween art and Curious Goods (Sep 28, 2018; 10 am - 5 pm)

Veterans Memorial Hall, 301 Main St., Pleasanton CA

Tickets: TBA

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Comic Book and Collectibles Show (Sep 29, 2019; 10 am - 5 pm )

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

Free

Facebook Group

 

The Prohibition Speakeasy Ball (Oct 5, 2019; 8 pm - midnight)

Dance Lesson: 7 pm

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

Tickets: $20 in advance (by Aug 31), $25 at the door.

 

Screamfest (Oct 8 - 17, 2019) - Horror/SciFi Film Festival/Screenplay Competition

TCL Chinese 6 Theatres 6801 Hollywood Blvd. Hollywood, CA 90028

Tickets: TBA

Facebook Group - Facebook Event (TBA)

 

Big Bad Con (Oct 10 - 13, 2019) - Gaming

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

Rate: TBA

Tickets: TBA

Facebook Group

 

L.A. Comic Con (Oct 11 - 13, 2019) - 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

 

OuteRimCon (Oct 12 - 13, 2019) - Space Exploration Convention

Carson Community Center, 801 E Carson St, Carson, California 90745

Guests: Michelle Pincus, others TBA

Tickets: TBA

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Autumn Victorian Masquerade Ball (Oct 18, 2019)

Location: TBA Simi Valley

 

Creation Entertainment presents The Giving Back Show: A Supernatural Official Convention (Oct 18 - 19, 2019)

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

Rate: $195/night

Guests: Misha Collins, Alexander Calvert, Richard Speight Jr., Rob Benedict, others.

Tickets: Gold Package: $569, others TBA

 

World Fantasy Convention 2019 (Oct 31 - Nov 3, 2019)

Theme: Fantasy Noir

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

Rate: $149

Guests: Tad Williams, Chris McGrath, Margo Lanagan, Beth Mecham.

Membership: $225 to 5/20/19, then TBA

 

PAWCon (Oct 31 - Nov 3, 2019) - Furry Convention

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel San Jose, 2050 Gateway Pl, San Jose, CA 95110

Guest of Honor: TBA

Memberships: $40, VIP memberships available

Facebook Group

 

Battle for Tatooine (Oct 31 - Nov 3, 2019)

13144 Munsey Road, Cantil, Calif. 93519

Tickets: $35 in advance, $45 at the gate

 

Autumn Masquerade Ball (Oct 18, 2019)

Location: TBA Simi Valley

 

Tarry Town Ball (Nov 1, 2019)

Location: TBA Simi Valley

 

Le Bal des Vampires (Nov 2, 2019; 8 pm - midnight)

Dance Lesson: 7 pm

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

Tickets: TBA

 

Mouse-Con (Nov 3, 2019; 10 am - 5 pm) - Disney Fan Convention
Crowne Plaza Inn, 45 John Glenn Dr, Concord, CA

$10

Facebook Group - Facebook Event (TBA)

 

San Diego Historical Games Convention (Nov 8 - 10 , 2019)

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

Rate:TBA

Membership: TBA

Facebook Group

 

Nitro Con 2 (Nov 9 , 2019)

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

Tickets: $5

Facebook Group

 

Bakersfield Comic Con (Nov 16 - 17, 2019)

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

Hotels

Guests: Joel Adams, Buzz, Nate Watson, Ricky Bird, others.

Admission: $15

Facebook Group

 

CONEX Comic Con & Exotic Animal Expo (Nov 16 - 17, 2019)

Alameda County Fair, 4501 Pleasanton Ave, Pleasanton, California 94566

 

CTN Animation Expo (Nov 21 - 24, 2018)

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

Guests: TBA

Tickets: TBA

Facebook Group -  Facebook Event (TBA)

 

DesignerCon 2018 (Nov 22 - 24 , 2019)

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

Tickets: TBA

Facebook Group - Facebook Event (TBA)

 

LosCon 46 (Nov 29 - Dec 1, 2019) - Science Fiction and Fantasy Convention

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

Rooms: $125 (registration start: TBA)

Guests: Julia Dillon, Howard Waldrop, Edie Stern

Memberships: $35 to 3/31/19, then TBA

Facebook Group - Facebook Event TBA

 

Social Daunce Irregulars Victorian Grand Ball (Nov 30 2019; 7:30 pm - midnight)

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

Tickets: $38

Facebook Group - Facebook Event (TBA)

 

Comic Book and Collectibles Show (Dec 1, 2019; 10 am - 5 pm )

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

Free

Facebook Group

 

Cos-Losseum (Jan 4, 2020)

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

Guests: TBA

Tickets: TBA

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

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: TBA

 

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: TBA

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: 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

 

Costume-Con (Apr 16 - 19, 2021)

San Jose, CA

Details: TBA

 

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