This is going to be our growing list of gaming, pop culture, comic, and science fiction conventions.

Here is a link to Wikipedia Game Conventions (Worldwide), below is a copy and paste of the US listed conventions.


United States

Arranged by regional divisions used by the United States Census Bureau

North East

New England
Connecticut, New Hampshire, Maine, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Vermont
  • TempleCon – Providence, Rhode Island in February
  • Total Confusion – Mansfield, Massachusetts in late February.
  • ConnCon – Stamford, Connecticut in late March.
  • Intercon – Chelmsford, Massachusetts in early March
  • Havoc – Shrewsbury, Massachusetts in late March.
  • Vericon – Cambridge, Massachusetts in late March.
  • Penny Arcade Expo (PAX) East – Boston, Massachusetts in late March
  • OGC – Nashua, New Hampshire in July
  • Huzzah – Portland, Maine in mid May.
  • Carnage – Fairlee, Vermont in early November
Middle Atlantic
New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania


East North Central
Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, and Wisconsin
West North Central
Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota


South Atlantic
Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia
East South Central
Alabama, Kentucky, Mississippi, and Tennessee
West South Central
Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Texas
  • Texicon [1] General Gaming Convention – Fort Worth, Texas 3rd weekend of May
  • ScrewAttack Gaming Convention (SGC) – Texas in Summer
  • BGG.CON – Irving, Texas in late November
  • TrollCon – Little Rock, AR – mid summer


Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming
Alaska, California, Hawaii, Oregon, and Washington
  • BlizzCon – Anaheim, California in October – computer gaming (Blizzard Entertainment, creators of World of Warcraft, Starcraft and Diablo)
  • DunDraCon – San Ramon, California on President’s Day weekend in February – primarily RPGs and LARPs, but also includes some card and board gaming
  • Celesticon – Redwood City, California on Labor Day Weekend – RPG, SciFi/Fantasy/Historical Miniatures, Euro/Family/Historical Boardgames, CCG/CMG and a War College
  • E For All – Los Angeles, California in October
  • Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) – Los Angeles, California in July – computer gaming
  • GameStorm – Portland, Oregon in March
  • Games Day – Los Angeles, California in May
  • Gamex – Los Angeles, California in May
  • Gateway – Los Angeles, California in September
  • Kublacon – Burlingame, California on Memorial Day weekend in May – Large convention for RPGs, LARPs, card games, miniatures, and tabletop board games. Has a room and several events dedicated exclusively to younger players.
  • Enfilade – Olympia, Washington on Memorial Day weekend in May – Northwest Historical Miniature Gaming Society annual wargaming convention
  • MineCon – Las Vegas, Nevada in November – computer gaming
  • Northwest Pinball and Gameroom Show – Seattle, Washington in June
  • OrcCon – Los Angeles, California in February
  • [Pacificon Game Expo] – Santa Clara, California, Labor Day Weekend, Over 30 years of gaming! Approximately 1200 attendees.
  • Penny Arcade Expo (PAX) Prime – Seattle, Washington on the last weekend in August or Labor Day Weekend
  • RadCon, Science Fiction and Fandom Convention, Pasco, WA Annually on President’s Day Weekend