MAY: Name: FanimeCon Date: May 26-29 Location: San Jose, CA Events: Adobe Events: Artist Panel & Photowalk, Black & White Ball, Cosplay Gatherings, FanimeCon, Masquerade Cosplay Contest, Dance, FMV Contest, Game Show, Gaming Tournaments, Karaoke ,Music Fest, Speed Dating, Swap Meet, Opening Ceremonies, Speed Painting, Closing Ceremonies. Name: BayCon Date: May 26-29 Location: San Mateo, CA Events: Guests, Variety Show and Masquerade, Dealers, Vendors, Exhibitors, Art Shows. Name: Clockwork Alchemy Con Date: May 26-29 Location: San Jose, CA Events: Authors, Fashion Show, Gaming, Steam Punk Film Festival, Panels, Musical Entertainment, Vendors. JUNE: Name: Brass Screw Confederacy Date: June 9-11 Location: Port Townsend, WA Events: Shows, Competitions, Bodger's Grande Exhibition, Chautaugua, Vendors. Name: Wizard World Date: June 16-18 Location Sacramento, CA Events: Guests, Celebrities, Exhibitions, Vendors, Cosplay and Cosplay Competiotion. JULY: Name: Anime-Expo Date: July 1-4 Location: Los Angeles, CA Events: Anime, Manga, Contests, Cosplay, Culture, Gaming Music, Shopping, AMV Compitition, AMV Theater, Panels, Manga Lounge, Premiers and Screenings, Guests and Guests Artists. Name: Lilac City Comicon Date: June 3rd and 4th, 2017 Location: Spokane, WA Events: Adult Costume Contest, Youth costume contest, superhero poetry slam, Lego exhibit, cosplay group photos, guest speakers Name: San Diego Con Date: July 20-23 Location: San Diego, CA Events: Guests, Anime, Art Shows, Autographs, Children's Film Festival, Games, Masquerade, Artists Alley, Exhibitors. Name: Kuro Neko Con Date: July 29-30 Location: Spokane, WA Events: Cosplay Skit Contest, Cosplay Chess, Children's Festival, Foam Sword Fighting Tournament, After Hours Dancing, Masquerade, Manga Library, AMV Contest, J-Fashion Show, Karaoke, Triva Gaming, Panels. AUGUST: Name: Willits' Kinetic Carnival Date: August 19 Location: Willits, CA Events: Steampunk, Whimsy Circus, Handcar Racing, Merchants of Fine Wares, Art Show Exhibits, Grand Pall, Musical Entertainment. Name: StocktonCon Date: August 19-20 Location: Stockton, CA Events: Guests, Artists, Celebrities, Exhibits, Costume Contests, Art Exhibits, Gaming and Video Game Tournaments. Name: Conic Con Palm Spring Date: August 25-27 Location: Palm Spring Events: Artists, Celebrities, Cosplayers and Cosplay Contests, Concerts, Zombie Maze Room, Live Musical Entertainment, Zombie Cafe, Zombie Charity Walk, Super Sonic Speed Dating, Arcade EXPO, Lego Room. Name: Labyrinth Masquerade Ball Date: August 25-26 Location: Los Angels, CA Events: Join us for a weekend of creativity and magic in Los Angeles. Inspiration and costumes meld under mask and cloak where nobles dance in the Royal Court. Here is where our dreams are born. . . in the Labyrinth. COSTUMES FITTING OUR THEME -OR- FORMAL ATTIRE WITH A MASK ARE REQUIRED. IMAGINATIVE COSTUMES HIGHLY RECOMMENDED. Name: Pax Dev Date: August 29-30 Location Seattle, WA Events: No Explanation Necessary. Has everything under the sun. SEPTEMBER: Name: Sacanime Date: Sept 1-3 Location: Sacramento, CA Events: Panels, Workshops, CCG Tournaments, TT and Console Gaming, Karaoke Room, Film Viewing Rooms, Cosplay and Fashion Show, K-POP Battles, Live Music, Lolita Morning Tea, Cafe Hoshi, AMV Contest, Art Contests, Exhibition, Artists Alley, Guests, Celebritys, Autographs and Photo Ops. Name: PaxWest Date: Sept 1-4 Location: Seattle, WA Events: No Explanation Necessary. Has everything under the sun. Name: HawaiiCon Date: Sept 14-17 Location: Kona, Kohala Coast, HI Events: Guests, Celebrities, Adventure w/ the Stars, Autographs, Cosplay and Cosploay Contests, Gala Dinner, Gaming, Meet & Greet, Photo Ops, Workshops, Panels, Vendors, Entertainment. OCTOBER: Name: Steamposium Date: October 27-29 Location: Seattle, WA Events: Tea & Fashion Show, Murder Mystery and the all-star burlesque show Shake that Brass,entertainment, panels, merchants, artists and workshops. DECEMBER: Name: Heroes & Villains Fan Fest Date: Dec 2-3 Location: San Jose, CA Events: Vendors, Guests, Celebrities, Autographs and Photo Ops, Panels Cosplay. Be advised: No fake guns of any kind or design will be allowed inside the venue. All other cosplay weapons must be made of plastic, resin, or foam. Crossbows must be unstrung.