Convention Connection: Geek Culture Conventions for Week 35 2019

Our highlight convention in the Convention Connection for the Labor Day holiday Week 35 2019 is Dragon Con 2019. The event is held from Thursday, August 29 through Monday, September 2 in Atlanta, Georgia. The convention features tons of celebrity and creator guests, cosplay, panels and workshops, exhibitors and vendors, a film festival, the 11th annual Miss Star Trek Universe Pageant, Robot Battles, the Dark Crystal Ball, Dragon Con night at the Georgia Aquarium, and much more.

Annual memberships, an eternal membership, and a streaming membership (for those of us who can’t make it to Atlanta this weekend) are all available online.

Comics & Geek Culture Conventions

Indiana Comic Convention 2019: Indianapolis, Indiana; Friday, August 30 through Sunday, September 1.

MetaCon 2019: Minneapolis, Minnesota; Friday, August 30 through Sunday, September 1.

Long Beach Comic Con 2019: Long Beach, California; Saturday, August 31 and Sunday, September 1.


Anime & Asian Culture Conventions

Crunchyroll Expo 2019: San Jose, California; Friday, August 30 through Sunday, September 1.

San Japan 2019: San Antonio, Texas; Friday, August 30 through Sunday, September 1.

Saboten Con 2019: Phoenix, Arizona; Friday, August 30 through Monday, September 2.

OtakuFest 2019: Miami, Florida; Saturday, August 31 and Sunday, September 1.

Anison USA 2019: Los Angeles, California; Sunday, September 1.


Toys & Gaming Conventions

SaltCON End of Summer 2019: Layton, Utah; Friday, August 30 and Saturday, August 31.

GrandCon 2019: Grand Rapids, Michigan; Friday, August 30 through Sunday, September 1.

Gateway 2019: Los Angeles, California; Friday, August 30 through Monday, September 2.

PAX West 2019: Seattle, Washington; Friday, August 30 through Monday, September 2.


Genre & Interest-Specific Conventions

Sci-Fi, Steampunk, Fantasy, & Horror

Creature Feature Weekend 2019: Gettysburg, Pennsylvania; Friday, August 30 through Sunday, September 1.

Big River Steampunk Festival 2019: Hannibal, Missouri; Friday, August 30 through Monday, September 2.

CoKoCon 2019: Phoenix, Arizona; Friday, August 30 through Monday, September 2.

PA STEAM Fest 2019: Bethlehem, Pennsylvania; Saturday, August 31.

SteamPunk Festival 2019: Albion, New York; Saturday, August 31.


International Conventions

Canada

YukomiCon 2019: Whitehorse, Yukon Territory; Saturday, August 31 and Sunday, September 1.

Latin America

AnimeKon Expo 2019: Bridgetown, Barbados; Thursday, August 29 through Sunday, September 1.

United Kingdom

Q-Con 2019: Belfast, Northern Ireland; Friday, August 30 through Sunday, September 1.

Warped Con 2019: Doncaster, England; Saturday, August 31 and Sunday, September 1.

Europe

AniNite 2019: Ebreichsdorf, Austria; Friday, August 30 through Sunday, September 1.

Comic Con Amsterdam 2019: Amsterdam, Netherlands; Saturday, August 31 and Sunday, September 1.

Australia

Sugar City Con 2019: Mackay, Queensland; Saturday, August 31 and Sunday, September 1.

Asia

The Best of Anime 2019: Pasay, Philippines; Saturday, August 31 and Sunday, September 1.


Coming Up Next Week…

FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention, HasCon, 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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This post was last modified on August 29, 2019 10:43 am

Joey L. Mills: @https://twitter.com/JoeyLMills Host of Pop Goes the Culture podcast. Contributor to GeekDad.com, ComingSoon.Net, BleedingCool.com, and PopGoesTheCulture.com.