Colonial Cons 2019

Dirtdives

RXO & Keeper of Con Lists
405th Regiment Officer
Community Staff
I'll be at Anime Next June 9, Hero & Villains June 30, Liberty Con Aug 11, NYCC Oct 6 and of course HOD in PA on Sunday. All my cons are on Sundays.....religious reasons.
 

Recon Assassin

Graphics Assistant
Community Staff
It's always good to have these con lists so we can plan what little time we have to connect with the group. Between job, family, custom action figures, and cosplay - life gets full very quickly. Hope to see you all at a few this year.
 

Wade The Hammer

New Member
Hey guys, as always, if you find out about a con not listed.....drop me a line.

Colonial Regiment covering: Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont.




JANUARY:



Name: Kotoricon
Date: Jan 11-12
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
Date: Jan 11-13
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
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
Date: Jan 26-27
Location: Altoona, PA
Events: Guests, AMV, Hallway Cosplay, Masquerade, Panels, Contests, Artist's Alley, Vendors, Forums.


FEBRUARY:


Name: Katsucon
Date: Feb 15-17
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: Genericon XXX
Date: Feb 22-24
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.


MARCH:


Name: Central PA Comic Con
Date: March 9-10
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.


Name: Big Apple Con
Date: March 9-10
Location: NYC, NY
Events: Guests, Dealers, Cosplay, Cosplay Contests, Kids Events, Playcrafting, Filf Screening, Workshops, Demo's & How To Panels


Name: Tora-Con
Date: March 23-24
Location: Rochester, NY
Events: Cosplay, AMV, Mascot, Idol, Singing contests, Panels, Guests


Name: Galacticon
Date: March 30
Location: Middletown, DE
Events: Artists Alley, Vendors, Special Guests, Cosplay & Costume Contest


Name: PAX East
Date: April 28-31
Location: Boston, MA
Events: anything and everything!!!!!



APRIL:


Name: HELIOsphere
Date: April 5-7
Location: Tarrytown, NY
Events: GOH Reception, Masquerade Ball, Gaming, Dealers, Fan Tables


Name: OC Con
Date: April 6-7
Location: Ocean City, NJ
Events: Guests, Artists Alley, Cosplay & Cosplay Contest, Vendors


Name: Tekko
Date: April 11-14
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 12-14
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: Great Philadelphia Comic Con
Date: April 12-14
Location: Oaks, PA
Events: Guests, Exhibitors, Panels, Photo OPs, Cosplay & Cosplay Contest

Name: Flower City Comic Con
Date: May 13-14
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: East Coast Comicon
Date: April 17-19
Location: Secaucus, NJ
Events: Comic & Media Guests, Exhibitors, Cosplay & Costume Contest, Vendors, Panels, Art Gallery.


Name: Awesome Con
Date: April 26-28
Location: Washington, DC
Events: Cosplay & Cosplay Contests, Panels, Tabletop & Video Gaming, Dealers, Guests


Name: Camden Comic Con
Date: April 27
Location: Camden, NJ
Events: Exhibitors, Vendors, Artists Alley, Guests, Photo OPs, Tabletop Gaming, Cosplay and Cosplay Contest.


Name: Saratoga Comic Con
Date: April 27-28
Location: Saratoga Springs, NY
Events: Guest Stars, Artists, Cosplay & Cosplay Contest, Panels, Gaming & Tournament, After Hours Party, Vendors




MAY:


Name: Undiscovered Realm Comic Con
Date: May 4-5
Location: White Planes, NY
Events: Panels, Screening, Cosplay, Gaming, Artists Alley, Guests


Name: 3 Rivers Con
Date: May 11-12
Location: West Mifflin, PA
Events: Panels, Gaming Events, Guest, Cosplay & Costume Contest, Art Auction, Artists, Vendors

Name: Nickel City Con
Date: May 17-19
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: Clovercon
Date: May 19
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: Balticon53
Date: May 24-27
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 24-26
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: MASSive Comic Con
Date: June TBA
Location: Worcester, MA
Events: Guests, Photo OPs, Autographs, Special Activities, Exhibitors, Artists, Alley, Vendors, Cosplay.


Name: SCI-FI Con
Date: June 7-9
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 7-9
Location: Atlantic City, NJ
Events: AMV, Danve, Game Shows, Hall Cosplay Contest, Karaoke, Masquerade, Panels, Workshops, Tabletop & Video Gaming, Dealers, Guests


Name: Wizardworld
Date: June 13-15
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Events: Guests, artists, Vendors, Cosplay & Costume Contests,


Name: EternalCon
Date: June 22-23
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 27-30
Location: South Portland, ME
Events: Cosplay & Costume Contests, Guests, Panels, Vendors, Artists Alley, Garage Sale


Name: Heroes&Villains Fan Fest
Location: Secaucus, NJ at the Meadowlands Expo Center
Date: June 29-30
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.


JULY:


Name: ConnectiCon
Date: June 11-14
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: Plastic City Comic Con
Date: July 13
Location: Fitchburg, MA
Events: Comic Book, Vendors, Exhibitors, Guests, Artists, Writers, Cosplay and Cosplay Contests.


Name: Hazard Con
Date: July 26-28
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: TerrifiCon
Date: August 9-11
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 9-11
Location: New York City, NY
Events: Panels, Vendors, Guests & Entertainers, Cosplay and Costume Contest, Game Tournaments, Anime Screening, Concerts, Balls, Dances, Artists


Name: Boston Comic Con
Date: August 16-18
Location: Boston,MA
Events: Celebrity Guests, Artists, Cosplay and Costume Contests, Exhibitors, Vendors, Artist Alley


Name: INBEONCON
Location: Hempstead, NY
Date: August 24
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 13-15
Events: Guests, Artists and Artists Alley, Dealres/Vendors, Cosplay


Name: Albacon
Date: Sept 13-15
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: Granite State Comicon
Location: Manchester, NH
Date: Sept 14-15
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: RetroCon
Location: Oaks, PA
Date: October 13-14
Events: Raffle Prizes, Costume Contest, Guests, Comic Books, Karaoke Contest




OCTOBER:



Name: NYComiCon
Location: New York, NY at the Jacob Javits Center
Date: Oct 3-6
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: Baltimore Comicon
Date: Oct 18-20
Location: Baltimore, MD
Events: Guests, Photo OPs, Autographs, Vendors, Exhibitors, Dealers, Artists Alley, Cosplay and Cosplay Contest.



NOVEMBER:


Name: J1-Con
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Date: Nov 2-3
Events: Vendors, Gaming, Guests, Panels, Cosplay


Name: Rhode Island Comic Con
Location: Providence, RI
Date: Nov 1-3
Events: Celebrity Guests, Comic Books, Vendors, Exhibits, Artists, Cosplay and Cosplay Contests, Panels, Geek Dating, Kids Con, Gaming.


Name: Chessie Con
Location: Timonium, MD
Date: Nov 29-Dec 1
Events: Art Shows, Dealers, Fan Panels, Cosplay, Video Gaming, Miniature Gaming, Pick-up Games, RPGs, Workshops


Name: PAX Unplugged
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Date: Nov 30- Dec 2
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.
Can’t wait for twin tiers in ny probably gonna be going to that
 

DJHowler

New Member
RocCon
Dates: Sat, Sep 14, 2019 – Sun, Sep 15, 2019
Location: Rochester Main Street Armory, Rochester, NY
Another one in Rochester
 

Dirtdives

RXO & Keeper of Con Lists
405th Regiment Officer
Community Staff
Quick Announcement:

We have a change of dates for PAX Unplugged in Philly PA. New date is Dec 6-8. Please make note of it on your calendars....the list has been updated to reflect the new date.

We also have a change of venue for J-1 con. It will now be held in the Showboat Hotel in Atlantic City NJ. Dates remain the same for Nov 2-3


Thank you.
 
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Drajbuky

New Member
Is anyone going to NYCC this weekend? I will be there Sat and Sunday (afternoon...have to work in am boo!). Cosplaying Cortana and Captain Marvel, haven't decided which days I will do them yet...
Drop me a message!!
 

Dirtdives

RXO & Keeper of Con Lists
405th Regiment Officer
Community Staff
Is anyone going to NYCC this weekend? I will be there Sat and Sunday (afternoon...have to work in am boo!). Cosplaying Cortana and Captain Marvel, haven't decided which days I will do them yet...
Drop me a message!!
The next few days my phone was blowing up w/ posts from people that went to NYCC......so where are you pics?
 
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