Convention Connection: Geek Culture Conventions for Week 28 2019

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Our highlight convention in the Convention Connection for Week 28 2019 is the Southern-Fried Gaming Expo 2019. The event takes place Friday, July 12 through Sunday, July 14 in Atlanta, Georgia. The southeast’s premier gaming convention features pinball, arcade games, console gaming, tabletop gaming, wrestling, live music, cosplay, panels, special guests, tutorials, tournaments, demos, and more. Check out our full preview of the 2019 SFGE and register for tickets online.

Comics & Geek Culture Conventions

ConnectiCon 2019: Hartford, Connecticut; Thursday, July 11 through Sunday, July 14.

Atlanta Comic Con 2019: Atlanta, Georgia; Friday, July 12 through Sunday, July 14.

Blerdcon 2019: Arlington, Virginia; Friday, July 12 through Sunday, July 14.

Fanboy Expo Knoxville Comic Con 2019: Knoxville, Tennessee; Friday, July 12 through Sunday, July 14.

MinCon 2019: Mineola, New York; Saturday, July 13.

Plastic City Comic Con 2019: Fitchburg, Massachusetts; Saturday, July 13.

Alabama Comic Con 2019: Birmingham, Alabama; Saturday, July 13 and Sunday, July 14.

Buckeye Comic Con 2019: Columbus, Ohio; Sunday, July 14.


Anime & Asian Culture Conventions

MetroCon 2019: Tampa, Florida; Thursday, July 11 through Sunday, July 14.

Anime Blues Con 2019: Memphis, Tennessee; Friday, July 12 through Sunday, July 14.

AnimeIowa 2019: Des Moines, Iowa; Friday, July 12 through Sunday, July 14.

Dokidokon 2019: Kalamazoo, Michigan; Friday, July 12 through Sunday, July 14.

Kitsune Kon 2019: Green Bay, Wisconsin; Friday, July 12 through Sunday, July 14.

Tokyo in Tulsa 2019: Broken Arrow, Oklahoma; Friday, July 12 through Sunday, July 14.


Toys & Gaming Conventions

Bricks by the Bay 2019: Santa Clara, California; Thursday, July 11 through Sunday, July 14.

Drala-Con 2019: Fort Wayne, Indiana; Friday, July 12 through Sunday, July 14.

Toy Con Toy Show 2019: Bridgeview, Illinois; Saturday, July 13.

GACUBash 2019: Miami, Florida; Saturday, July 13 and Sunday, July 14.

Minefaire Charlotte 2019: Charlotte, North Carolina; Saturday, July 13 and Sunday, July 14.


Genre & Interest-Specific Conventions

Sci-Fi, Steampunk, & Fantasy

Readercon 2019: Quincy, Massachusetts; Thursday, July 11 through Sunday, July 14.

Shore Leave 2019: Hunt Valley, Maryland; Friday, July 12 through Sunday, July 14.

Horror

Crypticon Kansas City 2019: St. Joseph, Missouri; Friday, July 12 through Sunday, July 14.

Twin Peaks

Twin Peaks Festival 2019: Fall City, Washington; Friday, July 12 through Sunday, July 14.

Discworld

North American Discworld Convention 2019: Los Angeles, California; Friday, July 12 through Monday, July 15.


International Conventions

Canada

Ad Astra 2019: Richmond Hill, Ontario; Friday, July 12 through Sunday, July 14.

TFcon Toronto 2019: Mississauga, Ontario; Friday, July 12 through Sunday, July 14.

The Summer Festival 2019: Burnaby, British Columbia; Saturday, July 13.

Fresh Kills Con 2019: Niagara Falls, Ontario; Saturday, July 13 and Sunday, July 14.

Ganbatte 2019: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan; Saturday, July 13 and Sunday, July 14.

Markham Comicon 2019: Markham, Ontario; Sunday, July 14.

Central & South America

Anime Friends Argentina 2019: Buenos Aires, Argentina; Friday, July 12 through Sunday, July 14.

Anime Friends Sao Paulo 2019: Sao Paulo, Brazil; Friday, July 12 through Sunday, July 14.

Australia

SMASH! Sydney Manga and Anime Show 2019: Sydney, New South Wales; Saturday, July 13 and Sunday, July 14.


Coming Up Next Week…

San Diego Comic Con 2019!

 

If you are a convention organizer who would like to have your event featured in an upcoming Convention Connection, email joey@geekdad.com.

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