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2023 Southern Fandom Convention Calendar

We have done our best to update our calendar with rescheduled dates for postponed conventions, but if you have plans to attend any convention in the next several months, please check with their website or social media to confirm their status.

January Convention Listings  
January 6-8 -- Fan Expo -- New Orleans, Louisiana

January 6-7 -- Shadowcon -- Memphis, Tennessee

January 7 -- Comic Book Show -- Annandale, Virginia 

January 7-8 -- Anime & Video Game Expo -- Columbia, South Carolina

January 7-8 -- Comic Book Connection -- Weirsdale, Florida 

January 7-8 -- Toy & Hobby Show -- Raleigh, North Carolina

January 8 -- Clandestine Comics -- Laurel, Maryland 

January 8 -- North Dallas Toy Show -- Farmers Branch, Texas

January 8 -- South Florida Collectorfest -- Greenacres, Florida

January 12-15 -- Atlanta Game Fest -- Atlanta, Georgia

January 12-15 -- Ichibancon 13 -- Concord, North Carolina

January 13-15 -- Chattacon 48 -- Chattanooga, Tennessee

January 13-15 --
GaFilk -- Atlanta, Georgia

January 13-15 -- Geekway Mini -- St. Charles, Missouri

January 13-15 -- MarsCon -- Norfolk, Virginia

January 13-15 -- OtakuFest -- Miami, Florida

January 13-16 -- SCARAB -- Columbia, South Carolina

January 14 -- Toy & Hobby Show -- Hickory, North Carolina
January 14-15 -- Congress Of Gamers -- Rockville, Maryland

January 15 -- Atlanta Comic Convention -- Atlanta, Georgia

January 15 -- FT-Lauderdalecon -- Fort Lauderdale, Florida

January 15-21 -- Dice Tower Cruise -- Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

January 20-22 -- Ikkicon -- Austin, Texas

January 21 -- Eckman's Comic Show -- San Antonio, Texas

January 21 -- Middle Georgia Comic Convention -- Macon, Georgia

January 21-- Orlando Anime Day -- Orlando, Florida 

January 21-22 -- Central Florida Comic Con -- Lakeland, Florida

January 22 -- Spring Hill Toy Jam -- Spring Hill, Florida

January 27-29 -- Days Of The Dead -- Atlanta, Georgia

January 27-29 -- Vampire Diaries Reunion -- Allen, Texas

January 28 -- FrankfortCon -- Frankfort, Kentucky

January 28 -- Knoxville Anime Day -- Knoxville, Tennessee

January 28-29 -- Anime Town Greenville -- Greenville, SC

January 28-29 -- Brick Universe -- Chattanooga, Tennessee

January 28-29 -- Super Retro Con -- Tampa Florida
February Convention Listings  
February 3-5 -- Creation Dallas -- Plano, Texas

February 3-5 -- My Hero Convention -- Irving, Texas

February 3-5 -- Rocket City Gamefest -- Huntsville, Alabama 

February 4 -- Old Time Comic Show -- Punta Gorda, Florida

February 4 -- SSA+S Toracon -- Sarasota, Florida

February 5 -- Comic Book Show -- Annandale, Virginia 

February 5 -- Funko Pop Winter -- Orlando, Florida

February 6-11 -- Con-Voluted Cruise -- New Orleans, Louisiana

February 7 -- North Dallas Toy Show -- Farmers Branch, Texas

February 10-11 -- Antique and Vintage Toy Show -- Eustis, Florida

February 10-12 -- Farpoint 30 -- Timonium, Maryland

February 10-12 -- Kami-Con -- Birmingham, Alabama

February 11 -- DualCon -- Charleston, West Virginia

February 11 -- MissouriCon -- St. Louis, Missouri

February 11-13 -- Atlanta Steampunk Exposition -- Atlanta, Georgia

February 11-12 -- Big Lick Comic Con -- Roanoke, Virginia

February 11-12 -- Brick City Anime Festival -- Ocala, Florida

February 12 -- Clandestine Comics -- Laurel, Maryland 

February 12 -- SWFL AnimeFest -- Fort Myers, Florida

February 17-19 -- ConNooga -- Chattanooga, Tennessee

February 17-20 -- Decepta Con -- Atlanta, Georgia

February 17-19 -- Katsucon -- National Harbor, Maryland
February 17-18 -- Orlando Card Show -- Apopka, Florida

February 18 -- Beyond Comic Con -- North Miami Beach, Florida

February 18 -- Hickory Comic Con -- Hickory, North Carolina

February 18 -- SyFy Bartow -- Bartow, Florida

February 18 -- Toy & Hobby Show -- Salisbury, North Carolina

February 19 -- Retrorama Collectible Show -- Jacksonville, FL

February 20-26 -- PrezCon -- Charlottesville, Virginia

February 23-26 -- Coastal Magic -- Daytona Beach, Florida

February 24-26 -- ATL Comic Convention -- Atlanta, Georgia

February 24-27 -- ColossalCon Cruise -- Port Canaveral, Florida

February 24-26 -- Pensacon -- Pensacola, Florida

February 24-26 -- Ret-Con -- Cary, North Carolina

February 24-26 -- TantrumCon -- Charlotte, North Carolina

February 25 -- Imagi-Con -- Brundidge, Alabama

February 25 -- TigerCon -- Houston, Texas

February 25 -- Wilkes Comic Con -- North Wilkesboro, NC

February 25-26 -- Brick Universe -- Little Rock, Arkansas

February 25-26 -- Comic Book Show -- Raleigh, North Carolina

February 25-26 -- Fanime Expo -- Pasadena, Texas

February 25-26 -- KawaCon -- San Antonio, Texas

February 26 -- LexingtonCon -- Lexington, Kentucky

February 26 -- Toy & Comic Book Show -- Columbus, Georgia
March Convention Listings  
March 3-5 -- AggieCon 52 -- College Station, Texas

March 3-5 -- CoastCon -- Biloxi, Mississippi

March 3-5 -- Creation Atlanta -- Atlanta, Georgia

March 3-5 -- Cult Classic -- Bastrop, Texas

March 3-5 -- GAD-Con -- Aberdeen, Maryland

March 3-5 -- Literary Ink -- Chattanooga, Tennessee

March 3-5 -- Tennessee Game Days -- Franklin, Tennessee

March 4 -- Cardboard*Con -- Atlanta, Georgia

March 4 -- Comic Book Show -- Annandale, Virginia 

March 4 -- Fairfax Comic Con -- Chantilly, Virginia

March 4 -- Hair Of The Dragon -- Atlanta, Georgia

March 4 -- North Dallas Toy Show -- Farmers Branch, Texas

March 4 -- Not Just Another Comic Con -- Little Rock, Arkansas

March 4 -- Sunrise Comic Con -- Sunrise, Florida

March 4-5 -- Hill Country Comicon -- New Braunfels, Texas

March 4-5 -- Tupelo Con -- Tupelo, Mississippi

March 5 -- SW-FloridaCon -- Fort Myers, Florida

March 10-12 -- Banzaicon -- Columbia, South Carolina

March 10-12 -- Louisville Arcade Expo -- Louisville, Kentucky

March 10-12 -- Nerdi Gras -- Atlanta, Georgia

March 11 -- Anime Augusta -- Augusta, Georgia

March 11 -- Annapolis Comic-Con -- Annapolis, Maryland

March 11 -- Retrievercon -- Baltimore, Maryland

March 11-12 -- AlienXPO -- Knoxville, Tennessee

March 11-12 -- Louisiana Comic Con -- Lafayette, Louisiana

March 11-12 -- Mississippi Anime Festival -- Jackson, Mississippi

March 12 -- SoFlo Super Diecast Show -- Greenacres, Florida

March 16-19 -- All-Con -- Dallas, Texas

March 16-19 -- Texas Furry Fiesta -- Dallas, Texas 
March 17-19 -- Collective Con -- Jacksonville, Florida

March 17-18 -- Orlando Card Show -- Apopka, Florida

March 18 -- ClarksvilleCon -- Clarksville, Tennessee

March 18 -- My-Con -- Orlando, Florida

March 18 -- Power Comicon -- Florence, South Carolina

March 18-19 -- Collective Con -- Jacksonville, Florida

March 18-19 -- Funko POP KON -- Orlando, Florida

March 18-19 -- Nashville Comic Weekend -- Nashville, Tennessee

March 18-19 -- Playthrough -- Raleigh, North Carolina

March 17-19 -- Outlantacon -- Atlanta, Georgia 

March 17-19 -- Planet Comicon -- Kansas City, Missouri

March 19 -- Comic Book Show -- Annandale, Virginia 

March 23-26 -- Lexington Comic & Toy Con -- Lexington, Kentucky

March 24-26 -- FantaSci -- Raleigh, North Carolina

March 24-26 -- Fear Expo -- Owensboro, Kentucky

March 24-26 -- GalaxyCon Richmond -- Richmond, Virginia 

March 24-26 -- Revelcon 33 -- Houston, Texas

March 24-26 -- Texas Pinball Festival -- Frisco, Texas

March 24-26 -- Toylanta -- Atlanta, Georgia

March 25 -- Fluke -- Athens, Georgia   

March 25 -- Gatsby Gala -- Savannah, Georgia

March 25 -- Roanoke Valley Comicon -- Roanoke, Virginia

March 25-26 -- Brick Universe -- Memphis, Tennessee

March 26 -- Comic Book Show -- Annandale, Virginia 

March 30-April 2 -- MegaCon -- Orlando, Florida

March 31-April 2 -- Authorcon II -- Williamsburg, Virginia

March 31-April 2 -- Creation New Orleans -- New Orleans, Louisiana

March 31-April 2 -- CyPhaCon -- Lake Charles, Louisiana

March 31-April 2 -- Triad Anime Con -- Winston-Salem, North Carolina
April Convention Listings  
April 1 -- Comic Book Show -- Hickory, North Carolina

April 1-2 -- Cape Anime -- Cape Girardeau, Missouri 

April 1-2 -- ETSU-Con -- Johnson City, Tennessee

April 1-2 -- St Tammany Collectors Con -- Mandeville, Louisiana

April 2 -- North Dallas Toy Show -- Farmers Branch, Texas

April 7 -- Gatsby Gala -- Savannah, Georgia

April 7-9 -- Full Moon Festival -- Nashville, Tennessee

April 7-9 -- MTAC -- Nashville, Tennessee

April 7-8 -- Toy & Hobby Show -- Winston-Salem, North Carolina

April 7-9 -- Weebcon -- Grapevine, Texas

April 8 -- LouisvilleCon -- Louisville, Kentucky 

April 8 -- Olo Comic & Toy Show -- Orlando, Florida

April 14-16 -- 221BCon -- Atlanta, Georgia

April 14-15 -- Orlando Card Show -- Apopka, Florida

April 15 -- San Antonio Book Festival -- San Antonio, Texas

April 15-16 -- Bold City Con -- Jacksonville, Florida

April 15-16 -- SC Comicon -- Greenville, South Carolina 
April 21-23 -- Anime St. Louis -- St. Louis, Missouri

April 21-23 -- Huntsville Comic Expo -- Huntsville, Alabama

April 21-23 -- El Paso Comic Con -- El Paso, Texas

April 21-23 -- JordanCon -- Atlanta, Georgia

April 21-23 -- LexiCon -- Lexington, Kentucky

April 21-23 -- RavenCon -- Glen Allen, Virginia

April 21-23 -- Yellow City Comic Con -- Amarillo, Texas

April 22 -- Mobile Bay Anime Fest -- Daphne, Alabama

April 22-23-- Fayetteville Comic Con -- Fayetteville, North Carolina

April 22-23 -- Florida Extravaganza -- Tampa, Florida

April 22-23 -- Omni-con -- Cookeville, Tennessee

April 28-30 -- Causeacon -- Beckley, West Virginia

April 28-30 -- OZ-Con -- West Plains, Missouri 

April 29 -- Largo Playcon -- Largo, Florida

April 29 -- Mini-Mini Con -- San Antonio, Texas

April 29  -- SarasotaCon -- Sarasota, Florida

April 29-30 -- Anime Ocean City -- Ocean City, Maryland
May Convention Listings  
May 4-7 -- Frolicon -- Atlanta, Georgia

May 5-7 -- 1d4Con -- Martinsburg, West Virginia

May 5-7 -- AtomaCon -- North Charleston, South Carolina

May 5-7 -- ChupacabraCon -- Round Rock, Texas

May 6 -- Concord Micro-Con -- Concord, North Carolina

May 6 -- North Dallas Toy Show -- Farmers Branch, Texas

May 6-7 -- Congress Of Gamers -- Rockville, Maryland

May 7 -- Comic Book Show -- Annandale, Virginia 

May 11-14 -- Furry Weekend Atlanta -- Atlanta, Georgia

May 12-14 -- Metrotham Con -- Chattanooga, Tennessee 

May 13 -- Alabama Vintage Comic Show -- Gadsden, Alabama

May 13 -- Monsterama's Market Macabre -- Marietta, Georgia

May 13-14 -- Brick Universe -- Fishersville, Virginia
May 18-21 -- Geekway to the West -- St. Charles, Missouri 

May 19-20 -- Orlando Card Show -- Apopka, Florida

May 19-21 -- Spooky Empire -- Orlando, Florida

May 19-21 -- Vampire Diaries Reunion -- Nashville, Tennessee

May 20-21 -- Tidewater Comicon -- Virginia Beach, Virginia

May 25-28 -- MomoCon -- Atlanta, Georgia

May 26-28 -- Animazement -- Raleigh, North Carolina

May 26-29 -- Balticon 56 -- Baltimore, Maryland

May 26-28 -- Carolina Fear Fest -- Raleigh, North Carolina

May 26-28 -- ComicPalooza -- Houston, Texas 

May 26-28 -- Horror On Main -- Hunt Valley, Maryland

May 26-28 -- IC Collectors Con -- Franklin, Tennessee

May 26-28 -- Mizucon -- Miami, Florida
June Convention Listings  
June 2-4 -- A-Kon 32 -- Dallas, Texas

June 2-4 -- ConCarolinas -- Charlotte, North Carolina

June 2-4 -- ConQuesT 54 -- Kansas City, Missouri

June 3 -- BentonvilleCon -- Betonville, Arkansas

June 3 -- North Dallas Toy Show -- Farmers Branch, Texas

June 3 -- Tampa Bay Toy & Comic Expo -- Tampa, Florida

June 3-4 -- My Hero Convention -- Birmingham, Alabama

June 3-4 -- Nashville Comicon -- Nashville, Tennessee

June 8-11 -- SouthEast LeatherFest -- Atlanta, Georgia

June 9-11 -- Fan Expo Dallas -- Dallas, Texas

June 9-10 -- FrankenCon -- Knoxville, Tennessee

June 9-11 -- OMG!con -- Owensboro, Kentucky

June 9-11 -- Soul City Super Con -- Augusta, Georgia

June 10 -- Toy & Hobby Show -- Salisbury, North Carolina

June 10-11 -- Incredible Con -- Charleston, South Carolina

June 10-11 -- Space Coast Comic Con -- Melbourne, Florida

June 10-11 -- WonderFest -- Louisville, Kentucky

June 15-18 -- Cosplacon -- Jefferson City, Missouri
June 16-17 -- Orlando Card Show -- Apopka, Florida

June 16-18 -- Anime Festival Orlando -- Orlando, Florida

June 16-18 -- Awesome Con -- Washington, DC 

June 16-18 -- Heroes Con -- Charlotte, North Carolina

June 16-18 -- Rangerstop & Pop Con -- Atlanta, Georgia

June 17 -- Bigfoot Con -- Weyers Cave, Virginia

June 17-18 -- Toy & Hobby Show -- Raleigh, North Carolina

June 18 -- Retrorama Collectible Show -- Jacksonville, Florida

June 23-25 -- Anime Sekai -- Abilene, Texas

June 23-25 -- Cosplay America -- Cary, North Carolina

June 23-25 -- LibertyCon 35 / DSC 61 -- Chattanooga, Tennessee

June 24 -- HuntsvilleCon -- Huntsville, Alabama

June 24-25 -- Brick Universe -- Raleigh, North Carolina

June 24-25 -- Greater Austin Comic Con -- Cedar Park, Texas

June 24-25 -- Mississippi Comic Con -- Jackson, Mississippi

June 30-July 2 -- Delta H Con -- Houston, Texas

June 30-July 2 -- Final Girl Festival -- Austin, Texas

June 30-July 2 -- Florida Super Con -- Miami Beach, Florida
July Convention Listings  
July 1 -- Brick City Comic & Toy Show -- Ocala, Florida

July 1 -- North Dallas Toy Show -- Farmers Branch, Texas

July 1-2 -- Ba-Con -- Pasadena, Texas

July 5-9 -- Dice Tower East -- Orlando, Florida

July 7-9 -- BlerdCon -- Arlington, Virginia 

July 7-9 -- Fanboy Expo -- Knoxville, Tennessee

July 7-9 -- Okashicon -- Pflugerville, Texas

July 7-9 -- RTX -- Austin, Texas

July 7-9 -- Shore Leave -- Baltimore, Maryland 

July 7-9  -- Superhero Comic Con & Car Show -- San Antonio, Texas

July 8-10 -- Imaginarium -- Louisville, Kentucky

July 8-9 -- Infinity Con -- Tallahassee, Florida

July 8-9 -- Tampa Toy Con -- Tampa, Florida

July 14-16 -- Akaicon -- Lebanon, Tennessee

July 14-16 -- ConGregate 9 -- Winston-Salem, North Carolina
July 14-16 -- MetroCon -- Tampa, Florida

July 14-15 -- Orlando Card Show -- Apopka, Florida

July 14-16 -- Vampire Diaries Reunion -- Orlando, Florida

July 15-16 -- 8-Bit Block Party -- New Braunfels, Texas

July 21-23 -- Comic Book Show -- Raleigh, North Carolina

July 22-23 -- Classic Game Fest -- Austin, Texas

July 27-30 -- GalaxyCon -- Raleigh, North Carolina

July 28 -- FrankfortCon -- Frankfort, Kentucky

July 28-31 -- AnimeFest -- Dallas, Texas

July 28-30 -- Corpus Christi Comic Con -- Corpus Christi, Texas

July 28-30 -- Dream Con -- Waco, Texas

July 28-30 -- Otakon -- Washington, DC

July 28-30 -- Southern-Fried Gaming Expo -- Atlanta, Georgia 

July 28-30 -- Tampa Bay Comic Convention -- Tampa, Florida
August Convention Listings  
August 4-6 -- ArmadilloCon -- Austin, Texas 

August 4-5 -- Gaming Community Expo -- Orlando, Florida

August 5 -- Monkey Con -- Rockville, Maryland

August 5 -- North Dallas Toy Show -- Farmers Branch, Texas

August 5-6 -- AMA-CON -- Amarillo, Texas

August 5-6 -- Bell County Comic Con -- Belton, Texas

August 12-13 -- FarleyCon -- Chattanooga, Tennessee

August 12-13 -- New Orleans Comic Con -- Kenner, Louisiana

August 18-20 -- Creation North Carolina -- Charlotte, NC

August 18-20 -- Geek'd Con -- Shreveport, Louisiana

August 18-19 -- Orlando Card Show -- Apopka, Florida

August 19 -- Infinity Toy & Comic Con -- Kissimmee, Florida
August 19 -- Toy & Hobby Show -- Hickory, North Carolina

August 19-20 -- Superstar Anime -- Virginia Beach, Virginia

August 25-27 -- CreepyCon -- Knoxville, Tennessee

August 25-27 -- My Hero Convention -- Ft. Walton Beach, Florida

August 25-27 -- Tattoo Convention -- Jacksonville, Florida

August 25-27 -- Ultracon -- West Palm Beach, Florida

August 26 -- Jacksonville Comic & Toy Show -- Jacksonville, FL

August 26-27 -- Pop Culture Con -- Morgantown, West Virginia

August 25-27 -- Vampire Diaries Reunion -- New Orleans, Louisiana

August 30-September 3 -- NOVA Open -- Arlington, Virginia

August 31-September 4 -- Dragon Con -- Atlanta, Georgia
September Convention Listings  
September 1-4 -- Big River Steampunk Festival -- Hannibal, Missouri

September 1-3 -- Fanboy Expo -- Orlando, Florida

September 1-3 -- San Japan -- San Antonio, Texas

September 2 -- North Dallas Toy Show -- Farmers Branch, Texas

September 2-3 -- Brick Universe -- Nashville, Tennessee

September 2-4 -- Fanboy Expo -- Orlando, Florida

September 7-9 -- Nostalgia Con -- Hunt Valley, Maryland

September 8-10 -- Arkansas Comic Con -- Little Rock, Arkansas

September 8-10 -- Baltimore Comic-Con -- Baltimore, Maryland

September 9-10 -- Daytona Beach Comic Con -- DeLand, Florida

September 9-10 -- Small Press Expo (SPX) -- Bethesda, Maryland

September 14-17 -- Fursonacon -- Virginia Beach, Virginia

September 15-17 -- Ancient City Con -- St. Augustine, Florida

September 15-17 -- Fantasm Orlando -- Orlando, Florida

September 15-17 -- Megaplex -- Orlando, Florida

September 15-17 -- Vampire Diaries Reunion -- Washington, DC

September 16-17 -- Mothman Festival -- Point Pleasant, WV
September 16-18 -- Southern Front -- Raleigh, North Carolina

September 16-17 -- Ocala Comic Con -- Ocala, Florida

September 16-17 -- Toy & Hobby Show -- Hickory, North Carolina

September 22-24 -- Anime USA -- Arlington, Virginia

September 22-23 -- Orlando Card Show -- Apopka, Florida

September 22-24 -- Spa Con -- Hot Springs, Arkansas

September 23-24 -- Alabama Comic Con -- Birmingham, Alabama

September 23-24 -- Memphis Comic Expo -- Memphis, Tennessee

September 23-24 -- Spooky Spectacle -- Granbury, Texas 

September 24 -- Retrorama Collectible Show -- Jacksonville, FL

September 29-Oct 1 -- Capclave -- Gaithersburg, Maryland

September 29-Oct 1 -- Beer City Comic Con -- Asheville, NC

September 29-Oct 1 -- Creation Washington -- Washington DC

September 29-Oct 1 -- Furry Takeover -- Fontana Dam, NC

September 29-Oct 1 -- Miryokucon -- Baltimore, Maryland

September 29-Oct 1 -- Quest Con -- Orlando, Florida
October Convention Listings  
October 7 -- Citrus Comic, Toy & Anime Festival -- Lecanto, FL

October 7 -- North Dallas Toy Show -- Farmers Branch, Texas

October 13-15 -- VisionCon -- Branson, Missouri

October 13-15 -- Wasabi Con -- Jacksonville, Florida 

October 14 -- Bartow Con -- Bartow, Florida

October 14-15 -- Congress Of Gamers -- Rockville, Maryland

October 20-22 -- Dallas Fan Festival -- Irving, Texas

October 20-22 -- Multiverse Convention -- Atlanta, Georgia
October 20-22 -- Scarefest -- Lexington, Kentucky

October 20-22 -- TFCon Orlando -- Orlando, Florida

October 21 -- Smoky Mountain Geek Expo -- Waynesville, NC

October 26-39 -- Anime Weekend Atlanta -- Atlanta, Georgia 

October 27-29 -- HallowCon -- Dalton, Georgia

October 27-29 -- Monsterama -- Atlanta, Georgia

October 27-29 -- Music City Multi Con -- Nashville, Tennessee
November Convention Listings  
November 3-5 -- Creation Jacksonville -- Jacksonville, Florida

November 4 -- North Dallas Toy Show -- Farmers Branch, Texas

November 4-5 -- Florida Extravaganza -- Tampa, Florida

November 10-12 -- Anime Iwai -- Fort Lauderdale, Florida

November 10-12 -- Oni-Con -- Galveston, Texas
November 10-12 -- Rangerstop Pop Con -- Orlando, Florida

November 17-19 -- MCFC -- Memphis, Tennessee

November 19 -- CharlestonCon -- North Charleston, South Carolina 

November 19 -- Lake County Comic Convention -- Groveland, Florida

November 24-26 -- Anime Dallas -- Dallas, Texas
December Convention Listings  
December 2 -- North Dallas Toy Show -- Farmers Branch, Texas

December 8-10 -- Anime Frontier -- Fort Worth. Texas
 

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