serving the convention community since 2007.


So 6 years is a long time. Made some calls for help. Didn’t get the answers I was looking for. Con-news was a lot of fun for me but also a whole lot of work. I don’t have the time or energy to continue running the site for various reasons. But I want the database […]


Conventions this weekend 11/22-11/24, 2013

Nov 22nd-24th, 2013 Arkansas Anime Festival Bentonville, AR Board Game Geek Dallas, TX Chibi Pa West Palm Beach, FL Creation Supernatural Burbank, CA DaishoconWisconsin Dells, Wi Ectocon St. Louis, MO Long Beach Comic Con Long Beach, CA


Animeland Wasabi news.

The talented and lovely Cassandra Morris will be in attendance at Animeland Wasabi in 2014. Notably known for her role as Ritsu Tainaka in the anime series K-On!, her other voice work includes: Leafa/Suguha Kirigaya – Sword Art Online Hitomi – Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Summoner: Soul Hackers Sophie – Tales of Graces F and […]


‘Doctor Who’ 50th Anniversary Celebration Event to Include BBC AMERICA Special Screening at Wizard World Austin Comic Con on November 23

  Highly-Anticipated 50th Anniversary Special Doctor Who: The Day of the Doctor to be Shown at Austin Convention Center in Conjunction with Simulcast on BBC AMERICA and in Over 75 Countries NEW YORK and AUSTIN, Texas, November 13, 2013 – For a half-century, TV viewers across the world have been captivated by Doctor Who, the longest running […]



The annual event will welcome voice actors from the classic anime series Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex. (ORLANDO, FLORIDA, November 8, 2013) Florida Anime Experience is a three-day pop culture convention celebrating anime, J-Pop, manga, video games, and Japanese pop culture.  No in its fourth year, the event will take place at the […]


Con-news needs your help.

I’ve been doing this site for almost 6 years now. I’ve had the help of some amazing contributors over the years. I want to especially thank Petrea Mitchell who has been writing and volunteering for the site since the very beginning. What I need now is to either, 1: offload some of the day to […]


Conventions Next Weekend 11/15-11/17, 2013

Nov 15th-17th, 2013 Astronomicon Rochester, NY Days of The Dead Chicago, IL Fx Show Orlando, FL Gobble-con Stamford, CT Iowa Icon Cedar Rapids, IA Kollision Rosemont, IL Mace Charlotte, NC Memphis Comic Con Memphis, TN Nerdacon Columbus, GA Nuke The Fridge City of Industry, CA Pure Spec Fest Edmonton, AB T-C-S Orland Park, IL Toy […]


Mysticon changes Media Guest

JOHN de LANCIE, “Q” from “Star Trek: The Next Generation”, is the new MystiCon 2014 Media Guest of Honor. Unfortunately, Marina Sirtis had to cancel due to professional commitments. MystiCon is pleased and excited to bring JOHN de LANCIE to our February 2014 convention. In addition to his work on the various “Star Trek” television shows, Mr. de […]


Horror Realm Presents Troma Fest

Includes new release Return to Nuke ‘Em High   Pittsburgh, PA – November 5, 2013 – Fans of Troma Entertainment’s b-movies are in for a treat – a special screening program of three Troma favorites is planned for November 16 at the Hollywood Theater in Dormont.  The event is presented by Horror Realm, which produces Pittsburgh’s semi-annual […]


Conventions Next Weekend 11/8-11/10, 2013

Nov 8th-10th, 2013 Animaine Portland, ME Anime Blast Chattanooga, TN Animeland Otaku Mex Albuqureque, NM Anthocon Portsmouth, NH Atomacon North Charleston, SC Bentcon Burbank, CA Blizzcon Anaheim, CA Bottoscon Surrey, BC Carnage on the Mountain Killington, Vt Coast City Comiccon Portland, ME Creation Star Trek San Fransico, CA Faeriecon Hunt Valley, MD Hal-con Halifax, NS […]


Momocon events!

MomoCon has events all year around, and here are just some of the upcoming ones! Cosplay Photoshoot at Life University this Saturday November 2nd Come and join us on the beautiful grounds of the Life University Campus to show off your costumes on Saturday November 2nd beginning at 11AM. Photographers and models will have their […]



The event, now in its second year, offers “geek culture, extra spicy” to fans of anime, cartoons, comics, sci-fi, video games, and more! (JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA, October 29, 2013) WasabiCon is a two-day pop culture convention celebrating anime, cartoons, comics, fantasy, gaming, science fiction, and video games.  Now in its second year, the event will take place […]


22 convention dates added.

Nov 22nd-24th, 2013 Arkansas Anime Festival Bentonville, AR Jan 23rd-27th, 2014 Hauntcon Houston, TX Feb 28th-March 2nd, 2014 Canadian Haunts Hamilton, ON March 14th-16th, 2014 Furthermore Hunt Valley, MD Planet Comiccon Overland Park, KS March 21st-23rd, 2014 Mace West Asheville, NC March 28th-30th, 2014 Brony Fest Dallas, TX Monsterpalooza Burbank, CA April 4th-6th, 2014 Tekkoshocon […]


Conventions next weekend 10/31-11/2, 2013

Oct 31st- Nov 3rd, 2013 Albacon Albany, NY Anime Nebraskon Lincoln, NE Bakuretsu COn Colchester, VT Central Canada Comic Winnipeg, MB Comikaze Expo Los Angeles, CA Con-vulution Burligame, CA Emerald City Steampunk Witchita, KS Eyecon Vampire DiariesAtlanta, GA Fangcon Knoxville, TN Gameholecon Madison, WI Ghoulardifest Cleveland, OH GMX Nashville, TN Hammercon Hamilton, ON Honorcon Greenville, […]


Cola-con schedule.

Cola-Con Releases Schedule of Artists, Panels and Performers for Third Annual Hip-Hop and Comics Con on Oct. 25-26, 2013 Oct. 84, 2013 (COLUMBIA, S.C.) – Cola-Con has released its schedule of artists, panels and performers for the annual two-day hip-hop and comics con on Oct. 25-26, 2013 at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center. The schedule is as follows: Friday, […]


Conventions next weekend 10/24-10/27, 2013

Oct 24th-27th, 2013 Akicon Bellevue, WA Armadillo Con Austin, TX Banzaicon Columbia, SC Comic Book City Con Greensboro, NC Cola-con Columbia, SC Creation Supernatural Chicago, IL Detroit Fanfare Detroit, MI Flatcon Bloomington, IL Furfright Cromwell, CT Gamefest Chattanooga, TN Hallowcon Dalton, GA Knoxville Horror Film Fest Knoxville, TN OKlacon Watonga, OK Ohio Valley Filk Worthington, […]


Florida Supercon news.

Greetings! Just a quick update from your friends at Florida Supercon and Animate! Miami. A few new announcements since our last update, and some exciting events happening THIS WEEKEND in South Florida! FLORIDA SUPERCON 2014, is July 3-6, 2014 at The MIAMI BEACH CONVENTION CENTER. We are continuing to add guests to the show, […]


13 hours of Horror.

Horror Realm presents its second “13 Hours of Horror” on October 19, 2013 at the Hollywood Theater in Dormont. Doors open at 10:45 AM and the first film begins at 11:00 AM. All day passes may be purchased for $13 at the door, or individual movie tickets may be purchased for $5 per film. All […]

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