Convention Connection: Geek Culture Conventions for Week 49 2018

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Geek Culture Conventions

We’re kicking off Convention Connection for week 49 2018 with Steel City Con 2018 in Monroeville, Pennsylvania. The event is held from Friday, December 7 through Sunday, December 9. The event features a number of celebrity and creator guests, including Adam Baldwin, Henry Simmons, Natalia Cardova, Tatum O’Neal, Kristy McNichol, Dean Cain, Brent Spiner, Gates McFadden, Denise Crosby, Micky Dolenz, Doug Bradley, Ricky “The Dragon” Steamboat, Dave Dorman, and more.

The convention features celebrity panels, autographs, and photo ops. The event will also host trivia contests and cosplay, with the cosplay contest taking place on Sunday evening.

Other Geek Culture Conventions

Ocean City Comic Con 2018: Ocean City, Maryland; Saturday, December 8.

VA Comicon Holiday Show 2018: Richmond, Virginia; Saturday, December 8.

Comic Arts Los Angeles 2018: Los Angeles, California; Saturday, December 8 and Sunday, December 9.

Jekyll Comic Con and Hyde Horror Alley 2018: Jekyll Island, Georgia; Saturday, December 8 and Sunday, December 9.

Walker Stalker Con New Jersey 2018: Edison, New Jersey; Saturday, December 8 and Sunday, December 9.


Toys & Gaming Convention

Sac Gamers Expo 2018: Sacramento, California; Sunday, December 9.


International Convention

IGN Convention Oman 2018: Muscat, Oman; Thursday, December 6 through Saturday, December 8.


Heading out to a convention this weekend?

We’d love to see your photos (especially your cosplay photos). When you upload your convention photos to social media this weekend, tag @GeekDads on Twitter and GeekDad on Facebook and use #ConConnect. With your permission, we just might share your photos on our social media accounts.

Are you a convention organizer who would like your con featured in an upcoming Convention Connection?

E-mail joey@geekdad.com at least two weeks before the convention’s start date with details you would like shared with our readers. Submission of details does not guarantee that we’ll highlight your convention, but it certainly helps your chances. If you are willing to participate in an online or phone interview promoting your convention, we can arrange an interview no later than one week prior to the convention start date. Audio interviews will be included in future Convention Connections.

Are you a convention organizer who would like your con attended and covered by GeekDad?

E-mail joey@geekdad.com at least two months before the convention’s start date with details. Submission of details does not guarantee that we’ll cover your convention, but it certainly helps your chances. Coverage depends on contributor availability for the convention. If you are willing to assist with travel and lodging for a GeekDad contributor covering your convention, please note that in the e-mail.

Are you a convention organizer who would like to give away entry to your convention (tickets, badges, etc.) on GeekDad?

Contact joey@geekdad.com at least one month before first date with ticket giveaway details. Submission of details does not guarantee that we’ll run a giveaway for entry to your convention, but it certainly helps your chances.

Final Thought

There is no way we can cover every convention every weekend. If there is a convention not covered above that you plan to attend this weekend, feel free to post the name of the convention, dates, location, and link to the convention’s website in the comments below.

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