Convention Connection: Geek Culture Conventions for Week 32 2019

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Our highlight convention in the Convention Connection for Week 32 2019 is TerrifiCon 2019. The event is held in Uncasville, Connecticut from Friday, August 9 through Sunday, August 11. Convention programming includes the John Barrowman Cabaret and a Dinner with Jim Steranko on Friday evening (please note those are two separate programs taking place Friday night… though I do have a dinner and a show idea to pitch to the next convention!), Cosplay and Costume Contest on Sunday afternoon, panels, video and tabletop gaming, and more.

The full list of media and comics guests can be found HERE. Tickets may be purchased online in advance or at the door this weekend.

Comics & Geek Culture Conventions

RidgeCon 2019: Ridgefield, Connecticut; Friday, August 9 and Saturday, August 10.

Steel City Con 2019: Monroeville, Pennsylvania; Friday, August 9 through Sunday, August 11.

Rah-Con 2019: Rahway, New Jersey; Saturday, August 10.

Soda City Comic Con 2019: Columbia, South Carolina; Saturday, August 10 and Sunday, August 11.


Anime & Asian Culture Conventions

Anime Festival Orlando 2019: Orlando, Florida; Friday, August 9 through Sunday, August 11.

KuroNekoCon 2019: Spokane, Washington; Friday, August 9 through Sunday, August 11.

Liberty City Anime Con 2019: New York, New York; Friday, August 9 through Sunday, August 11.

Queen City Anime Convention 2019: Charlotte, North Carolina; Friday, August 9 through Sunday, August 11.

Kin-Yoobi Con 2019: Union City, California; Sunday, August 11.


Toys & Gaming Conventions

Super Smash Con 2019: Chantilly, Virginia; Thursday, August 8 through Sunday, August 11.

Game On Expo 2019: Phoenix, Arizona; Friday, August 9 through Sunday, August 11.

Let’s Play Gaming Expo 2019: Irving, Texas; Friday, August 9 through Sunday, August 11.

FarleyCon 2019: East Ridge, Tennessee; Saturday, August 10.

Brick Fest Live 2019: Denver, Colorado; Saturday, August 10 and Sunday, August 11.

Long Island Retro Gaming Expo 2019: Garden City, New York; Saturday, August 10 and Sunday, August 11.


Genre & Interest-Specific Conventions

Sci-Fi, Steampunk, & Fantasy

LeakyCon Dallas 2019: Dallas, Texas; Friday, August 9 through Sunday, August 11.

Myths and Legends Con 2019: Aurora, Colorado; Friday, August 9 through Sunday, August 11.

Southern Maine Steampunk Fair 2019: Kennebunk, Maine; Saturday, August 10.


International Conventions

Canada

Coldwater Steampunk Festival 2019: Coldwater, Ontario; Thursday, August 8 through Saturday, August 10.

Animethon 2019: Edmonton, Alberta; Friday, August 9 through Sunday, August 11.

Anirevo Summer 2019: Vancouver, British Columbia; Friday, August 9 through Sunday, August 11.

Bricks on the Six 2019: Toronto, Ontario; Saturday, August 10 and Sunday, August 11.

Cos-Play-Con 2019: Cornwall, Ontario; Sunday, August 11.

United Kingdom

Comic Con Scotland 2019: Newbridge, Edinburgh; Saturday, August 10 and Sunday, August 11.

Dublin Comic Con 2019: Dublin, Ireland; Saturday, August 10 and Sunday, August 11.

Film & Comic Con Sheffield 2019: Sheffield, England; Saturday, August 10 and Sunday, August 11.

SunnyCon Anime Expo Liverpool 2019: Liverpool, England; Saturday, August 10 and Sunday, August 11.


Coming Up Next Week…

Fan Expo Boston, Silicon Valley Comic Con, Flame Con, and more!

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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