Colonial Cons 2018

Dirtdives

RXO & Keeper of Con Lists
405th Regiment Officer
Community Staff
Colonial Regiment covering: Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont.




JANUARY:

Name: Kotoricon CLOSED
Date: Jan 5th
Location: Sewell, NJ....Rowan College
Events:
KotoriCon, the "little anime con with a big heart" is hosted by the Japanese Anime Guild at Rowan College at Gloucester County.
Hosted by the College's Japanese Anime Guild — a popular club on the RCGC campus — the convention is a celebration of Asian culture, particularly that of Japan. Festivities include live music, comedy, panel discussions and meet-and-greets with famous voice actors, live-action role playing, gaming tournaments and screenings of animated or Japanese entertainment.


Name: AniMore CLOSED
Date: Jan 19-21
Location: Baltimore, MD
Events: Panels, Workshops, Cosplay Masquerade, Dealer's Room, Artist's Alley, Video Games, Tabletop Games, Dance Events, Guests Q&A and Autographs, Boffer Games by Sleeping Samurai.



Name: Arisia CLOSED
Date: Jan 13-16
Location: Boston, MA
Events: Gaming, Masquerade, Art Show, Artists & Author's Alley, Dealer's Room. Fan Tables, Blood Drive, Art Contests, Tabletop RPG.


Name: Setsucon CLOSED
Date: Jan 27-28
Location: Altoona, PA
Events: Guests, AMV, Hallway Cosplay, Masquerade, Panels, Contests, Artist's Alley, Vendors, Forums.





FEBRUARY:




Name: Katsucon
Date: Feb 16-18
Location: National Harbor, MD
Events: Katsucon is an annual 3-day fan convention held in the D.C. metro area for multicultural enthusiasts and entertainment. Katsucon is produced by Katsucon Entertainment, Inc. (KEI), an educational organization dedicated to bringing information about Japanese animation, society, and traditional and popular culture to fans everywhere.

Artists and Artists Alley, Art Shows, LARP, Vendors, Model Exposition, Photosuite, Tabletop and Video Gaming, AMV, Charity Auction, DJ/Dance Teams, Hall Costume Contests, Masquerade, Karaoke, Formal Ball, Live Programs, Maid Cafe, Voice Acting Workshop, Guests.


Name: Central PA Comic Con
Date: Feb 17-18
Location: Hershey/Harrisburg, PA
Events: Vendors, Authors, Artists and Artist Alley, Fan Groups, Pod-castings, Guests, Autographs, Photo OPs, Panels, Craft Room, Pop Culture, Cosplay and Cosplay Contest.



MARCH:


Name: Genericon XXX
Date: March 2-4
Location: Troy, NY
Events: Artists and Artists Alley, Dance, Guests, Panels, Tabletop and Video Gaming, Vendors, AMV Contest, Badge Contests, Conbook Cover Contest, T Shirt Design Contest, Cosplay Events, Craftsmanship Contest.


Name: HELIOsphere
Date: March 9-11
Location: Tarrytown, NY
Events: GOH Reception, Masquerade Ball, Gaming, Dealers, Fan Tables

Name: Galacticon
Date: March 24
Location: Middletown, DE
Events: Artists Alley, Vendors, Special Guests, Cosplay & Costume Contest



Name: Awesome Con
Date: March 30-April1
Location: Washington, DC
Events: Cosplay & Cosplay Contests, Panels, Tabletop & Video Gaming, Dealers, Guests



APRIL:


Name: PAX East
Date: April 5-8
Location: Boston, MA
Events: anything and everything!!!!! As of 12/7 Ticket Availability: Thurs, Available; Fri, Low; Sat, Sold Out; Sun, Available. Get'em while they still got'em.


Name: Tekko
Date: April 5-8
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Events: Cosplay & Cosplay Contest*, Masquerade, Dance, Gaming, Guests, Fashion Showing, Panels.
*Primarily Japanese themed but open to Western Costumes


Name: Empire State Comic Con
Date: April 6-8
Location: Albany, NY
Events: Guests, Artists, Cosplay and Cosplay Contest, Photo OPs, Kids Con, Gaming, Sci-Fi Speed Dating, Portfolio Reviewing, Ink Fusion, Star Wars Trivia Contest, Exhibitors.




Name: Saratoga Comic Con
Date: April 7-8
Location: Saratoga Springs, NY
Events: Guest Stars, Artists, Cosplay & Cosplay Contest, Panels, Gaming & Tournament, After Hours Party, Vendors



Name: SuperMegafest
Date: April 7-8
Location: Marlborough, MA
Events: Nerd Magic Show, Panels, RKO Army Shadow Performers, Cosplay Costume Contest, CosClub Party, Star Wars Trivia Contest, Guest Artists, Exhibitors, Photo OPs.


Name: The Heroes and Villains Con
Date: April 8
Location: Cortland, NY
Events: Guests, Vendors, Artists Alley, Raffles, Cosplay and Cosplay Contest, Gaming.



Name: Camden Comic Con
Date: April 14
Location: Camden, NJ
Events: Exhibitors, Vendors, Artists Alley, Guests, Photo OPs, Tabletop Gaming, Cosplay and Cosplay Contest.



Name: Tora-Con
Date: April 14-15
Location: Rochester, NY
Events: Cosplay, AMV, Mascot, Idol, Singing contests, Panels, Guests



Name: Big Apple Con
Date: April 14-15
Location: NYC, NY
Events: Guests, Dealers, Cosplay, Cosplay Contests, Kids Events, Playcrafting, Filf Screening, Workshops, Demo's & How To Panels


Name: Plastic City Comic Con
Date: April 21
Location: Fitchburg, MA
Events: Comic Book, Vendors, Exhibitors, Guests, Artists, Writers, Cosplay and Cosplay Contests.


Name: Great Philadelphia Comic Con
Date: April 27-29
Location: Oaks, PA
Events: Guests, Exhibitors, Panels, Photo OPs, Cosplay & Cosplay Contest


Name: East Coast Comicon
Date: April 28-29
Location: Secaucus, NJ
Events: Comic & Media Guests, Exhibitors, Cosplay & Costume Contest, Vendors, Panels, Art Gallery.




MAY:

Name: Wizardworld
Date: May 17-20
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Events: Guests, artists, Vendors, Cosplay & Costume Contests,


Name: Nickel City Con
Date: May 18-20
Location: Buffalo, NY
Events: Panels, Cosplay and Cosplay Contest, Gaming, Kids Zone, Exhibitors, Artists Alley, Vendors, TV and Movie Props Displays, Animators, Artists, Authors.



Name: 3 Rivers Con
Date: May 19-20
Location: West Mifflin, PA
Events: Panels, Gaming Events, Guest, Cosplay & Costume Contest, Art Auction, Artists, Vendors



Name: Clovercon
Date: May 20
Location: Bridgewater, NJ
Events: CloverCon is a small, non profit, New Jersey anime convention run by the Somerset County 4-H Anime and Manga Club! We've got an Artist Alley/Dealer Room, game room, manga library, panels, and much more!



Name: Balticon52
Date: May 25-28
Location Baltimore, MD
Events: We’ll have multiple tracks of Programming over the four day weekend, featuring authors, artists, scientists, musicians, podcasters, publishers, editors, costumers and other creative SF luminaries. Visit our Art Show and Dealers Room, attend one of our concerts or a dance, or take a break in the Gaming room or Video or Anime Room if you can tear yourself away from our entertaining and educational panels. Attend a Writer’s or Poetry Workshop, watch the Masquerade, or learn a new craft.



Name: Escape Velocity
Date: May 25-27
Location: National Harbor, MD
Events: Gaming and Simulations, Guests, Lectures, Museum Gallery, Evening Events, Artists, Exhibitors, Panels, Escape the Room (Sci-Fi Style), Film Viewings, Workshops, Cosplay and Cosplay Contest.



JUNE:


Name: Undiscovered Realm Comic Con
Date: June Dates TBA
Location: White Planes, NY
Events: Panels, Screening, Cosplay, Gaming, Artists Alley, Guests


Name: Harrisburg Comic Con
Date: June 2-3
Location: Harrisburg, PA
Events: Vendors, Guests, Celebrities, Cosplay, Cosplay Contest, Kids Costume Parade, Artists, Entertainers, Gaming.




Name: SCI-FI Con
Date: June 8-10
Location: Altoona, PA
Events: Celebrites, Guests Artists, Vendors, After Part Events, Con Quests, Costume & Costume Contest, Charity Auction, Guest Panels, Film Festival, Retro & Tabletop Gaming



Name: Anime Next
Date: June 8-10
Location: Atlantic City, NJ
Events: AMV, Danve, Game Shows, Hall Cosplay Contest, Karaoke, Masquerade, Panels, Workshops, Tabletop & Video Gaming, Dealers, Guests



Name: Flower City Comic Con
Date: May 9-10
Location: Rochester, NY
Events: We would like to welcome you to the official site of the Flower City Comic Con (FC3) in Rochester, NY! Our goal is to bring you a unique convention experience with the best of all genres, from Science Fiction and Fantasy, to Cosplay and Gaming, and everything in between. We believe that not only should you have an amazing selection of guests, vendors, and artists, but you should also have an amazing experience that will bring you back again and again.


Name: Borough Con
Date: June 15-17
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Events: Guests, Panels, Vendors, Artists Alley, Comic Books, Assorted Contests, Cosplay, E-Sport.


Name: EternalCon
Date: June 16-17
Location: Uniondale, NY
Events: Art Show, Cosplay & Cosplay Contest, Film Festival, Car Show, Super Hero Night, Parade, Gaming Tournament, Panels, Movie Prop Displays, Special Preformances, Children's Events, Vendors, Media & Cosplay Guests, Artists Alley, Photo OPs




Name: PortConMaine
Date: June 21-24
Location: South Portland, ME
Events: Cosplay & Costume Contests, Guests, Panels, Vendors, Artists Alley, Garage Sale


Name: MASSive Comic Con
Date: June 23-24
Location: Worcester, MA
Events: Guests, Photo OPs, Autographs, Special Activities, Exhibitors, Artists, Alley, Vendors, Cosplay.



Name: OC Con
Date: June 28-20
Location: Ocean City, NJ
Events: Guests, Artists Alley, Cosplay & Cosplay Contest, Vendors



JULY:


Name: ConnectiCon
Date: June 12-15
Location: Hartford, CT
Events: Gaming, Panels & Woprkshops, Guests & Autographs/Photo shoots, FMV Contest, Cosplay & Cosplay Events (Craftsmanship, Dating Game, Death Match, Masquerade), Fan Run Photo Shops, Vendors and much more......




Name: Hazard Con
Date: July 13-15
Location: Erie, PA
Events: Guests, Arcade, Panels, Exhibition Hall, Cosplay Contest and Masquerade, Dance Party, Lolita Tea Party, Table Top and Video Game Tournament.






AUGUST:

Name: Boston Comic Con
Date: August 10-12
Location: Boston,MA
Events: Celebrity Guests, Artists, Cosplay and Costume Contests, Exhibitors, Vendors, Artist Alley


Name: TerrifiCon
Date: August 17-19
Location: Uncasville, CT
Events:Artists & Writers, Media & Cosplay Guests, Dealers, Vendors, Exhibits, Panels, Kids Con Events, After Hours Events, Gaming, Cosplay & Costume Contests



Name: Liberty City Anime Con
Date: August 17-19
Location: New York City, NY
Events: Panels, Vendors, Guests & Entertainers, Cosplay and Costume Contest, Game Tournaments, Anime Screening, Concerts, Balls, Dances, Artists


Name: INBEONCON
Location: Melville, NY
Date: August 25
Events: Long Island's Comic Con for Creatives! Celebrate your love of anime, comics, cosplay and gaming with us. Meet local artists, costume designers, animators and game developers to learn how to build amazing world in creative entertainment.




SEPTEMBER:


Name: Colossal Con East
Location: Pocono Mtns, PA
Date: Sept 7-9
Events: Guests, Artists and Artists Alley, Dealres/Vendors, Cosplay


Name: Heroes&Villains Fan Fest
Location: Secaucus, NJ at the Meadowlands Expo Center
Date: Sept 8-9
Events: Have the opportunity to personally meet your favorite celebrities. With exclusive panels, celebrity photo ops, events and so much more, you’ll have the experience of a lifetime! Immerse yourself in the world of superheroes & villains. Learn what it takes to be a superhero by participating in obstacles, games of skill, and maybe even gain a superpower too. Get insight into your favorite shows, learning how they are created from the creators & talent behind them.


Name: Granite State Comicon
Location: Manchester, NH
Date: Sept 8-9
Events: On July 12th, 2003 Double Midnight Comics brought to NH the first ever Granite State Comicon, a convention combining comics, pop culture and gaming. Granitecon kicked off it’s inaugural convention with only a few hundred in attendance. As each year passed, attendance and the guest list grew, adding cosplayers, video game tournaments, guest panels and entertainment guests to the mix. While the Manchester venue hasn’t changed, the amount of space has grown, from the 8,000+ sq ft the first year, to over 60,000 sq ft today! The focus for each show is creating a family-friendly environment for attendees of all ages, while giving diehard fans a great convention in the state of NH!



Name: Albacon
Date: Sept 14-16
Location: Albany, NY
Events: Albacon is a gathering of fans and creators of Science Fiction, Fantasy, Games, Anime, Cosplay and Costume Contests, Web Comics; pretty much anything Geek related. We are not limited to literature but include movies, games, costumes, and almost anything else you can think of. Come for one day or all weekend.


Name: J1-Con
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Date: Sept 14-16
Events: Vendors, Gaming, Guests, Panels, Cosplay


Name: Vermont Comic Con
Date: Sept 15-16
Location: Barre, VT
Events: Artists, Vendors, Exhibitors.



Name: Baltimore Comicon
Date: Sept 28-30
Location: Baltimore, MD
Events: Guests, Photo OPs, Autographs, Vendors, Exhibitors, Dealers, Artists Alley, Cosplay and Cosplay Contest.


OCTOBER:



Name: NYComiCon
Location: New York, NY at the Jacob Javits Center
Date: Oct 4-7
Events: Comic Guests, Entertainment Guests, Literary Guests, Photo OPs, Autographing, Artists Alley, Panels & Screening, Charity Art Auction, Cosplay, Exhibitors, NYCC Eastern Championship of Cosplay


Name: Twin Tiers ComicCon
Location: Elmira, NY (Elmira H.S.)
Date: Oct 6-7
Events: Twin Tiers Comic-Con is a comic, art, gaming, horror, and pop culture convention in Elmira, NY


Name: RetroCon
Location: Oaks, PA
Date: October 13-14
Events: Raffle Prizes, Costume Contest, Guests, Comic Books, Karaoke Contest



NOVEMBER:


Name: RI Comic Con
Location: Providence, RI
Date: Nov 2-4
Events: Guests, Artists, Photo OPs, Comic Books, Gaming, Panels, Vendors and Dealers, Costume Contests, Cosplay


Name: PAX Unplugged
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Date: Nov 17-19
Events: Exhibitors Hall, Panels, Omegathon (Gaming Tournament), Live Performances, Tournaments, Kids Day, Family Room, Arcadia Scavenger Hunts, Table Top Games, RPG Dungeon Gaming, Miniature Area.


Name: Chessie Con
Location: Timonium, MD
Date: Nov 23-25
Events: Art Shows, Dealers, Fan Panels, Cosplay, Video Gaming, Miniature Gaming, Pick-up Games, RPGs, Workshops
 
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arma358

PR Officer
Division Staff
Yeah, it's a new thing. If memory serves, it's just tabletops.
 

Harri51

Well-Known Member
Twin Tiers Comic Con might be sepetmber again they just gotta work out the venue is all
 
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