science fiction

Balticon 51

May 26th-28th 2017

Baltimore, MD 21202

90 mi

Over 400 Hours of Multi-Track Programming featuring authors, publishers, editors, artists, scientists, musicians and other creative SF luminaries. Join over a thousand SF fans for the area’s largest and longest running convention of its kind! Visit our huge art show, dealer’s room, concerts, dances, gaming room, computer room and video room. Everything Science Fiction and Fantasy in one huge package.

art, fantasy, filk, film, horror, literary, science, science fiction, technology

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anime

AnimeNEXT

Jun 9th-11th 2017

Atlantic City, NJ 08401

105 mi

Join us for featured guests, music concerts and all of your favorite anime convention events.

anime, cosplay, filk, music

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fairy

Maryland Faerie Festival

Jun 9th-11th 2017

Darlington, MD 21034

104 mi

Come celebrate the faeries and enjoy the pageantry, magic, music, and mischief at the Maryland Faerie Festival! We provide an atmosphere and entertainment inspired by Faerie folklore and literature, and, of course, by the Faeries themselves. Yes, we believe in Faeries. The Maryland Faerie Festival promotes the stewardship of nature, outdoor education, and sponsor faerie artists, merchants and entertainment.

cosplay, costume, craft, dance, fairy, fantasy, music

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anime

Anime Mid-Atlantic

Jun 16th-18th 2017

Norfolk, VA 23510

99 mi

Anime Mid-Atlantic is an annual Japanese animation and culture convention held each year in Virginia. Join us for featured guests, music concerts and all of your favorite anime convention events.

anime, cosplay, filk, music

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paranormal

Haunted America Conference

Jun 23rd-25th 2017

Absecon, NJ 08205

106 mi

America’s Original Ghost Conference is back for our 21st year. Join us as we return to “one of the most haunted small towns in America” and present new and returning favorite speakers on ghosts, the supernatural, and the unexplained. You don’t want to miss THE supernatural event of the year!

ghosts, paranormal, technology

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comics

The Super Run Philadelphia

Jun 24th 2017

Philadelphia, PA 19112

120 mi

The Super Run is a national series of events that partners with local non-profit organizations to host superhero-themed events that helps raise funds and awareness for their cause.

comics

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harry potter

PotterVerse Con

Sep 8th-10th 2017

Baltimore, MD 21202

90 mi

The Mid-Atlantic’s Major Harry Potter Fan Convention!

academic, fan, fan fiction, fantasy, geek, harry potter, literary, writing

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science fiction

Farpoint 25

Feb 9th-11th 2018

Hunt Valley, MD 21031

103 mi

Farpoint is an American science-fiction convention held since 1993 in Maryland. The convention is fan-run and gives every attendee a VIP experience without the VIP-size price tag. Typical programming includes panel discussions, a competitive masquerade, independent film and fan videos, a dedicated gaming room, an art show and auction, charity auction, interactive live performances and celebrity guest appearances. It is a successor convention to ClipperCon (1984-1989) and OktoberTrek (1990-1992).

animation, art, board game, card game, celebrity, comics, computer, cosplay, costume, craft, dance, disney, doctor who, fan, fantasy, filk, film, geek, glbt, harry potter, karaoke, literary, media, miniatures, paranormal, pop culture, power rangers, robot, roleplaying game, science, science fiction, space, star trek, star wars, stargate, tea party, technology, twitter, video game, writing, zine

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