Board Game Conventions

Salt Lake Comic Con [tweet this] Salt Lake Comic Con website slcomiccon on Twitter

Sep 4th-6th 2014 • Salt Palace Convention Center, Sandy, UT 84070

anime, board game, card game, celebrity, collectibles, comics, computer, cosplay, costume, craft, doctor who, fairy, fan fiction, fantasy, filk, film, geek, harry potter, historical, manga, media, miniatures, monster, robot, roleplaying game, science fiction, star trek, star wars, stargate, steampunk, technology, zombie,

SALT LAKE COMIC CON is a 3-day fan convention featuring the best in movies, television shows, gaming, sci-fi/fantasy, and comic books. While we do focus on the nerdy side of things, all elements of pop culture are celebrated and welcome at the Con.

Cincy Comicon [tweet this] Cincy Comicon website CincyComiCon on Twitter

Sep 5th-7th 2014 • Northern Kentucky Convention Center, Covington, KY 41011

art, board game, card game, collectibles, comics, costume, manga, media, writing,

If you love comics, then join forces with us to bring the mid-west its most spectacular convention yet. Be a part of something super!

Nan Desu Kan [tweet this] Nan Desu Kan website nandesukan on Twitter

Sep 12th-14th 2014 • Marriott DTC, Denver, CO 80237

animation, anime, art, board game, card game, celebrity, comics, cosplay, costume, craft, dance, fan, fan fiction, film, geek, karaoke, manga, media, music, steampunk, tea party, video game, writing,

Nan Desu Kan (a Japanese pun translating loosely to ‘what is it?’) began its life in 1997 at the Tivoli Student Union as a small, fan-run convention with just 200 or so attendees. These days, several hotels and more than a decade later, NDK is still a fan-run convention. And with a total weekend attendance of more than 21,000 (over 7,000 people per day), it’s now the largest convention in Colorado and 14 surrounding states (excluding Texas), as well as one of the top ten largest anime conventions in the country. Every year, we invite a number of industry guests from North America and Japan to come to NDK, including voice actors, directors, art directors, and others. Our guests put on panels, participate as judges in our contests, and hold autograph sessions throughout the weekend. They’ve even been known to hang out with attendees from time to time. And time after time, we hear how much our guests love NDK and our attendees because they keep asking us if they can come back!

GrandCon Gaming & Comics Convention [tweet this] GrandCon Gaming & Comics Convention website GrandConGCA on Twitter

Sep 19th-21st 2014 • Crowne Plaza Grand Rapids, Grand Rapids, MI 49546

art, board game, card game, collectibles, comics, cosplay, fantasy, film, geek, miniatures, roleplaying game,

GrandCon features tabletop gaming in all its forms (board games, role playing games, miniatures), as well as comic books and the creators behind them. We provide an atmosphere that will allow tabletop gamers and comic book fans to mingle and appreciate their shared interests. We also have a charitable partner with the Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital Foundation and we donate part of our attendance proceeds to HDCF. Come show the spirit and the love of being a ’nerdist’ and help GrandCon give back to the community where we can.

Cincinnati Comic Expo [tweet this] Cincinnati Comic Expo website

Sep 19th-21st 2014 • Duke Energy Convention Center, Cincinnati, OH 45202

art, board game, card game, collectibles, comics, costume, manga, media, writing,

Cincinnati’s Comic Expo: comics, games, artists, and more!

CogCon [tweet this] CogCon website

Sep 19th-21st 2014 • MST Havener Center Building, Rolla, MO 65409

board game, card game, miniatures, roleplaying game, war game,

Sponsored by MS&Ts Gaming Association and the Gaming Enthusiast’s Association of Rolla: L5R RPG, Legend of the Five Rings CCG, Magic: The Gathering, Pathfinder Society, Warhammer 40K, Warmachine

Fantom Fest [tweet this] Fantom Fest website Fantomfest on Twitter

Sep 26th-27th 2014 • Menger Hotel, San Antonio, TX 78205

board game, cosplay, costume, fantasy, geek, ghosts, horror, karaoke, miniatures, paranormal, ufo, zombie,

We are an annual con for gamers, cospalyers and paranormal enthusiasts. This year we are offering cosplay panels all day Saturday with our special guests from Heroes of Cosplay. We also have a cosplay costume contest with a $250 cash prize to winner of Best Overall Costume. We also are running a Warhammer Fantasy Tournament and we will have open board gaming. This years paranormal celebrity lineup is amazing. Our guests this year include Dustin Pari of Ghost Hunters and Ghost Hunters International, Jeff Belanger - writer for Travel Channels Ghost Adventures, Chris Lutz of the Amityville House, Brad Klinge from Discovery Channels Ghost Lab, Dave Schrader and a lot more. We are offering 2 ghost hunts Fri night and an amazing after party Sat night.

Context [tweet this] Context website ContextSF on Twitter

Sep 26th-28th 2014 • Holiday Inn, Columbus, OH 43085

board game, fantasy, filk, horror, literary, mystery, paranormal, science, science fiction, war game, writing,

Context is a friendly convention focused on speculative fiction literature and related games, comics and films. Features writing workshops, panels, games, filking, more.

Fields of Honor [tweet this] Fields of Honor website fieldsofhonor on Twitter

Sep 26th-28th 2014 • Stoney Creek Inn, Johnston, IA 50131

board game, card game, larp, miniatures, roleplaying game, war game,

Fields of Honor is a mixture of miniature wargaming, board games, role playing, collectible card games and live action role playing.

Necronomicon [tweet this] Necronomicon website Necronomicon_Fl on Twitter

Oct 3rd-5th 2014 • Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay, Tampa, FL 33604

board game, card game, collectibles, comics, cosplay, dance, doctor who, fan, fan fiction, fantasy, filk, geek, larp, literary, music, roleplaying game, science, science fiction, space, star trek, star wars, stargate, steampunk, twitter, writing,

Necronomicon is the longest running SF/Fantasy/Horror convention in Florida. This is our 33rd year! GoH is Eric Flint. Other guests include Richard Lee Byers, Johanna Bolton, Kat Heckenbach and Timothy Zahn (more to be added). Panels, Dealers room, Art Show, Gaming, Masquerade, Necronomiprom, Ygor Party, Talent Show and much more!

CharCon [tweet this] CharCon website CharCon on Twitter

Oct 24th-26th 2014 • Charleston Civic Center, Charleston, WV 25301

art, board game, card game, costume, fantasy, historical, larp, miniatures, roleplaying game, war game,

The best general game convention in West Virginia. We have miniatures, boardgames, RPG, LARP, CCG, costumes, dealers, artists, tournaments, kid friendly events, late night adult events, and our famous raffle. Fun for everyone!

Santa Fe Comic Con [tweet this] Santa Fe Comic Con website sfcomcon on Twitter

Oct 24th-26th 2014 • Buffalo Thunder, Santa Fe, NM 87506

animation, board game, card game, celebrity, collectibles, comics, cosplay, costume, doctor who, fan, fan fiction, film, furry, geek, ghosts, goth, halloween, horror, larp, literary, manga, media, miniatures, mystery, paranormal, pirate, pulp, robot, roleplaying game, romance, science, star trek, star wars, steampunk, ufo, vampire, video game, war game, weird, zombie,

New Mexico Tri Con featuring Horror, Sci Fi and Comic Books all rolled into the best for Santa Fe Comic Con Following the 7th successful show of Albuquerque Comic Con Santa Fe Comic Con will bring the same quality and fun to the Santa Fe Community. At the Buffalo Thunder Casino and Resort just outside of Santa Fe New Mexico.

MileHiCon [tweet this] MileHiCon website

Oct 24th-26th 2014 • Hyatt Regency Tech Center-Denver, Denver, CO 80237

animation, anime, art, board game, card game, collectibles, comics, cosplay, costume, dance, fantasy, filk, film, geek, ghosts, glbt, halloween, harry potter, horror, literary, music, science, science fiction, space, steampunk, vampire, writing, zine,

Largest Science-Fiction Literary Convention in the Rocky Mountain Region. Over 80 authors and speakers in panels and programs on everything related to SF, Fantasy, and Horror. Also the largest SF/fantasy art show in the region, plus video, anime, masquerade, gaming, dealers, the Critter Crunch and Critter Floatilla (robotic combat and aquatic competitions), and more. Guests of honor: Daniel Abraham, Ty Franck, and Michael Swanwick, artists Phil and Kaja Foglio. Toastmaster: Jeanne C. Stein.

What-Khan Convention [tweet this] What-Khan Convention website

Nov 7th-9th 2014 • Indoor Sport Center, Rockford, IL 61107

board game, card game, collectibles, comics, fantasy, geek, historical, miniatures, monster, mystery, paranormal, pulp, roleplaying game, science fiction, star trek, star wars, steampunk, war game,

The convention features historical and fantasy miniature gaming, collectible miniatures, role-playing, board gaming, and other events that cover the entire spectrum of adventure gaming. The best part is that What-Khan is being brought to you by the same staff who brought you Rock-Con!

Philcon [tweet this] Philcon website

Nov 21st-23rd 2014 • Crowne Plaza, Cherry Hill, NJ 08002

anime, art, board game, costume, literary, science fiction, writing,

Philcon is one of the oldest General Science Fiction Conventions around, and takes place at The Crowne Plaza Hotel in Cherry Hill, NJ. Philcon has a Writer’s Workshop, an Art Show, an Anime Room, a gaming area, a Con Suite-Hospitality, a Masquerade, and more! Hope to see you there!!

Epic ACG Fest [tweet this] Epic ACG Fest website EpicACG on Twitter

Nov 22nd-23rd 2014 • Albany Community Center, Albany, CA 94706

animation, anime, board game, comics, cosplay, costume, fantasy, film, video game, war game,

Epic ACG fest is a unique event showcase animation, comics and games. Though screening, exhibition and competition, bring together the creative elements, the artists and the general public from worldwide. During the festival, EACG is also hosting the Live Demonstrations, Networking Receptions, Master Workshops, Panel Discussions, Business Symposiums, Recruiting and the Professional Exhibits offered throughout the event as well as the One-On-One Personal Consultations with creative professionals from top studios and educational institutions both local and international. The Award ceremony is a red carpet event that provides recognition and great memories.

Biggest Little Fur Con [tweet this] Biggest Little Fur Con website BiggestLittleFC on Twitter

May 14th-17th 2015 • Grand Sierra Resort and Casino, Reno, NV 89595

art, board game, card game, cosplay, costume, dance, furry, video game,

Furry convention in Reno, Nevada. Many things to do inside the con, and many more things to do outside the con too!


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