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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.

November Convention Listings  
November 3 -- Vampire Ball -- Savannah, Georgia

November 3-5 -- Creation Jacksonville -- Jacksonville, Florida

November 3-4 -- Huntsville Comic Convention -- Huntsville, Alabama

November 3-5 -- Legendary Con -- Cape Girardeau, Missouri

November 3-5 -- NekoCon -- Hampton, Virginia

November 4 -- Anime Fest -- Frankfort, Kentucky

November 4 -- AugustaCon -- Augusta, Georgia

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

November 4 -- The Geekery Market -- Concord, North Carolina

November 4 -- Toy and Game Festival -- Fort Meade, Florida

November 4-5 -- Collect-A-Con -- Houston, Texas

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

November 4-5 -- Collect-A-Con -- Houston, Texas

November 4-5 -- North Carolina Comicon -- Durham, North Carolina

November 4-5 -- Tyler Comic Con -- Tyler, Texas

November 9 -- Virginia Comicon -- Richmond, Virginia

November 9-12 -- EuroQuest -- Annapolis, Maryland

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

November 10-12 -- Mythic Con -- Charlotte, North Carolina

November 10-12 -- Oni-Con -- Galveston, Texas

November 10-12 -- Rangerstop Pop Con -- Orlando, Florida

November 11 -- Vampire Ball -- Richmond, Virginia
November 11-12 -- Anime STX -- San Antonio, Texas

November 11-12 -- CosFaire -- Orlando, Florida

November 12 -- Atlanta Comic Convention -- Atlanta, Georgia

November 12-29 -- Miami Book Fair -- Miami, Florida

November 17-19 -- Mad Monster Party -- Atlanta, Georgia

November 17-19 -- CONjuration -- Atlanta, Georgia

November 17-19-- Free Play Florida -- Lakeland, Florida

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

November 17-19 -- Preserve Halloween Festival -- Irving, Texas

November 17-19 -- Retro-Toy Con -- Greenville, South Carolina

November 18 -- Birmingham Anime Day -- Birmingham, Alabama

November 18 -- DC Zine Fest -- Washington, DC

November 18-19 -- Brick Universe -- Huntsville, Alabama 

November 18-19 -- Dallas Comic Show -- Lewisville, Texas

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

November 19 -- Comic Book Show -- Frederick, Maryland 

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

November 19 -- Spring Hill Toy Jam -- Spring Hill, Florida

November 24-26 -- Anime Dallas -- Dallas, Texas

November 24 -- SW-FloridaCon -- Fort Myers, Florida

November 25 -- Atlanta Anime Day -- Atlanta, Georgia

November 25 -- Clarksville Anime-Fest -- Clarksville, Tennessee
December Convention Listings  
December 2 -- Funko POP KON -- Orlando, Florida

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

December 2-3 -- Bold City Con -- Jacksonville, Florida

December 2-3 -- Brick Universe -- Jacksonville, Florida 

December 3 -- Bowling Green Anime-Fest -- Bowling Green, Kentucky

December 3 -- Clandestine Comics -- Hunt Valley, Maryland 

December 3 -- Raleigh Comic Book Show -- Raleigh, North Carolina

December 3 -- Toy & Comic Book Show -- Conyers, Georgia

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

December 8-10 -- Creation Nashville -- Nashville, Tennessee
December 8-10 -- Ecchi Expo -- San Antonio, Texas

December 8-10 -- Yama Con -- Pigeon Forge, Tennessee

December 9 -- LouisvilleCon -- Louisville, Kentucky 

December 9 -- Ocean City Comic Con -- Ocean City, Maryland 

December 10 -- Comic Book Show -- Annandale, Virginia 

December 16 -- Phoenix Comic & Toy Fest -- Deltona, Florida

December 16 -- Nashville Anime Day -- Murfreesboro, Tennessee

December 16 -- OtakuFest -- Miami, Florida

December 17 -- Huntsville Anime-Fest -- Huntsville, Alabama

December 20-22 -- Holiday Matsuri -- Orlando, Florida

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January Convention Listings  
January 4-7-- Ichibancon 14.1 -- Concord, North Carolina

January 5-6 -- Shadowcon -- Memphis, Tennessee

January 5-7 -- Fan Expo -- New Orleans, Louisiana

January 5-7 --
GaFilk -- Atlanta, Georgia

January 6 -- Comic Book Show -- Annandale, Virginia

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

January 6-7 -- Anime & Video Game Expo -- Columbia, South Carolina

January 6-7 -- Brick Universe -- Port St. Lucie, Florida 

January 6-7 -- Rocket City Horror Con -- Huntsville, Alabama

January 7 -- Clandestine Comics -- Hunt Valley, Maryland 

January 7 -- FT-Lauderdalecon -- Fort Lauderdale, Florida

January 11-14-- Ichibancon 14.2 -- Concord, North Carolina

January 12-14 -- Chattacon 49 -- Chattanooga, Tennessee

January 12-15 -- Dice + Diversions -- Atlanta, Georgia

January 12-14 -- Geekway Mini -- St. Charles, Missouri

January 12-14 -- MarsCon -- Norfolk, Virginia

January 12-15 -- SCARAB -- Columbia, South Carolina
January 13 -- Brick Universe -- Chesapeake, Virginia 

January 13 -- Kayfabe Fest -- Philadelphia, Mississippi

January 13-14 -- Middle Georgia Comic Convention -- Macon, Georgia

January 14-21 -- Dice Tower Cruise -- Miami, Florida

January 19-21 -- Ikkicon -- Austin, Texas

January 20 -- Augusta Anime-Fest -- Augusta, Georgia

January 20-21 -- Animazing-Con -- Savannah, Georgia

January 20-21 -- Brick Universe -- Chattanooga, Tennessee 

January 20-21 -- Central Florida Comic Con -- Lakeland, Florida

January 25-28 -- TantrumCon -- Charlotte, North Carolina

January 25-28 -- Whose Turn -- Durham, North Carolina

January 26-28 -- Vampire Diaries Reunion -- Dallas, Texas

January 26-28 -- Brick Universe -- Raleigh, North Carolina 

January 26-28 -- Days Of The Dead -- Atlanta, Georgia

January 27 -- FrankfortCon -- Frankfort, Kentucky

January 27 -- Knoxville Anime Day -- Knoxville, Tennessee

January 27 -- SSA+S Toracon -- Sarasota, Florida
 
February Convention Listings  
February 1-4 -- MegaCon -- Orlando, Florida

February 2-4 -- AggieCon 52 -- College Station, Texas

February 3 -- Charlotte Mini-Con -- Charlotte, North Carolina

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

February 3-4 -- Brick Universe -- Little Rock, Arkansas 

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

February 9-10 -- Antique and Vintage Toy Show -- Eustis, Florida

February 9-11 -- ATL Comic Convention -- Atlanta, Georgia

February 9-10 -- Brick Universe -- Memphis, Tennessee 

February 9-11 -- Farpoint 31 -- Timonium, Maryland

February 9-1 -- Kami-Con -- Birmingham, Alabama

February 10 -- Eaglecon -- Fredericksburg, Virginia

February 10-11 -- Big Lick Comic Con -- Roanoke, Virginia

February 10-11 -- Brick City Anime Festival -- Ocala, Florida
February 11 -- Clandestine Comics -- Laurel, Maryland 

February 16-18 -- CONpossible -- Atlanta, Georgia

February 16-19 -- Decepta Con -- Atlanta, Georgia

February 16-18 -- Katsucon -- National Harbor, Maryland

February 17 -- Beyond Comic Con -- North Miami Beach, Florida

February 17 -- SyFy Bartow -- Bartow, Florida

February 19-25 -- PrezCon -- Charlottesville, Virginia

February 22-25 -- Coastal Magic -- Daytona Beach, Florida

February 23-25 -- ConNooga -- Chattanooga, Tennessee

February 23-25 -- FenCon -- Dallas, Texas 

February 24 -- Imagi-Con -- Brundidge, Alabama

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

February 29-March 3 -- Corflu -- Rockville, Maryland

February 29-March 3 -- Tennessee Game Days -- Franklin, TN
March Convention Listings  
March 13 -- CoastCon -- Biloxi, Mississippi

March 13 -- Cult Classic -- Bastrop, Texas

March 13 -- Mythic Con West -- Asheville, North Carolina

March 1-3 -- Ret-Con -- Cary, North Carolina

March 2 -- Brick Universe -- Ft. Lauderdale, Florida 

March 2 -- Comic & Toy Expo -- Columbia, South Carolina

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

March 2 -- Sunrise Comic Con -- Sunrise, Florida

March 2-3 -- KawaCon -- San Antonio, Texas

March 7-10 -- Lexington Comic & Toy Con -- Lexington, Kentucky

March 8-10 -- Awesome Con -- Washington, DC 

March 8-10 -- Banzaicon -- Columbia, South Carolina

March 8-10 -- Planet Comicon -- Kansas City, Missouri

March 9 -- Matthews Comic Con -- Matthews, North Carolina

March 9-10 -- Fanboy Expo -- Knoxville, Tennessee
March 9-10 -- Louisiana Comic Con -- Lafayette, Louisiana 

March 9-10 -- Mississippi Anime Festival -- Jackson, Mississippi

March 14-17 -- All-Con -- Dallas, Texas

March 14-17 -- Texas Furry Fiesta -- Dallas, Texas

March 15-17 -- GalaxyCon Richmond -- Richmond, Virginia 

March 15-17 -- Texas Pinball Festival -- Frisco, Texas

March 15-17 -- Nerdi Gras -- Atlanta, Georgia

March 16-17 -- Tupelo Con -- Tupelo, Mississippi

March 22-24 -- Outlantacon -- Atlanta, Georgia 

March 22-24 -- Toylanta -- Atlanta, Georgia

March 23-24 -- ETSU-Con -- Johnson City, Tennessee

March 29-31 -- Louisville Arcade Expo -- Louisville, Kentucky

March 29-31 -- MTAC -- Nashville, Tennessee

March 29-31 -- Triad Anime Con -- Winston-Salem, North Carolina

March 29-31 -- Weebcon -- Grapevine, Texas
April Convention Listings  
April 5-7 -- CyPhaCon -- Lake Charles, Louisiana

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

April 6 -- Palm Con -- Greenacres, Florida

April 6 -- PrehistoriCon -- Mulberry, Florida

April 6-7 -- Hill Country Comicon -- New Braunfels, Texas

April 6-7 -- South Carolina Comicon -- Greenville, South Carolina

April 12-14 -- 221BCon -- Atlanta, Georgia

April 12-14 -- Authorcon II -- Williamsburg, Virginia

April 12-14 -- Fear Expo -- Owensboro, Kentucky
April 12-14 -- Huntsville Comic Expo -- Huntsville, Alabama

April 12-14 -- El Paso Comic Con -- El Paso, Texas

April 19-21 -- FantaSci -- Raleigh, North Carolina

April 19-21 -- JordanCon -- Atlanta, Georgia

April 19-21 -- Yellow City Comic Con -- Amarillo, Texas

April 20 -- Mobile Bay Anime Fest -- Daphne, Alabama

April 26-28 -- Anime St. Louis -- St. Louis, Missouri

April 26-28 -- Causeacon -- Beckley, West Virginia

April 26-28 -- RavenCon -- Glen Allen, Virginia
May Convention Listings  
May 3-5 -- Vampire Fan Weekend -- Nashville, Tennessee

May 3-5 -- The Urban Nerd Con -- Atlanta, Georgia

May 4-6 -- AtomaCon -- North Charleston, South Carolina

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

May 9-12 -- Frolicon -- Atlanta, Georgia

May 9-12 -- Furry Weekend Atlanta -- Atlanta, Georgia

May 10-11 -- FrankenCon -- Knoxville, Tennessee

May 11-12 -- Savannah Comic Con -- Savannah, Georgia

May 16-19 -- Geekway to the West -- St. Charles, Missouri 

May 17-19 -- ChupacabraCon -- Round Rock, Texas 
May 17-19 -- Metrotham Con -- Chattanooga, Tennessee

May 18-19 -- Tidewater Comicon -- Virginia Beach, Virginia

May 24-26 -- Animazement -- Raleigh, North Carolina

May 24-27 -- Balticon 58 -- Baltimore, Maryland

May 24-26 -- Carolina Fear Fest -- Raleigh, North Carolina

May 24-26 -- ComicPalooza -- Houston, Texas 

May 24-27 -- MomoCon -- Atlanta, Georgia 

May 25-26 -- Southernerds Festival -- Biloxi, Mississippi

May 31-June 2 -- ConCarolinas -- Charlotte, North Carolina

May 31-June 2 -- Vampire Fan Weekend -- Charlotte, North Carolina
June Convention Listings  
June 1-2 -- WonderFest -- Louisville, Kentucky

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

June 7-9 -- Anime Blues Con -- Memphis, Tennessee

June 7-9 -- Fan Expo Dallas -- Dallas, Texas

June 8 -- SWFL Spacecon -- Fort Myers, Florida

June 13-16 -- SouthEast LeatherFest -- Atlanta, Georgia

June 14-15 -- Bigfoot Con -- Weyers Cave, Virginia

June 14-16 -- Heroes Con -- Charlotte, North Carolina

June 14-16 -- OMG!con -- Owensboro, Kentucky

June 15-16 -- Space Coast Comic Con -- Melbourne, Florida 

June 20-23 -- Superhero Comic Con -- San Antonio, Texas
June 21-23 -- Cosplay America -- Cary, North Carolina

June 21-23 -- JoeFest -- Augusta, Georgia

June 21-23 -- LibertyCon 36 -- Chattanooga, Tennessee

June 21-23 -- Rangerstop & Pop Con -- Atlanta, Georgia

June 22 -- HuntsvilleCon -- Huntsville, Alabama

June 22-23 -- Bold Matsuri -- Jacksonville, Florida

June 22-23 -- Mississippi Comic Con -- Jackson, Mississippi

June 28-30 -- Anime Festival Orlando -- Orlando, Florida

June 28-30 -- Horror On Main -- Hunt Valley, Maryland 

June 29-30 -- Brick Universe -- Raleigh, North Carolina 

June 30-July 4 -- Dice Tower East -- Orlando, Florida
July Convention Listings  
July 5-7 -- MetroCon -- Tampa, Florida

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

July 6-7 -- Infinity Con -- Tallahassee, Florida

July 6-7 -- SE Game Exchange -- Greenville, South Carolina

July 12-14 -- BlerdCon -- Arlington, Virginia 

July 12-14 -- Delta H Con -- Houston, Texas

July 12-14 -- Florida Super Con -- Miami Beach, Florida

July 12-14 -- Literary Ink -- Chattanooga, Tennessee

July 14-16 -- ConGregate 10 -- Winston-Salem, North Carolina
July 14 -- Louisville Anime Fest -- Louisville, Kentucky

July 12-14 -- Shore Leave -- Baltimore, Maryland 

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

July 19-21 -- Imaginarium -- Louisville, Kentucky

July 19-21 -- Southern-Fried Gaming Expo -- Atlanta, Georgia 

July 20-21 -- Greater Austin Comic Con -- Cedar Park, Texas

July 25-28 -- GalaxyCon -- Raleigh, North Carolina

July 26-28 -- Corpus Christi Comic Con -- Corpus Christi, Texas

July 26-28 -- Dream Con -- Waco, Texas
August Convention Listings  
August 2-4 -- Otakon -- Washington, DC

August 2-4 -- Pop Culture & Horror Con -- Columbus, Georgia

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

August 3-4 -- AMA-CON -- Amarillo, Texas

August 3-4 -- FarleyCon -- Chattanooga, Tennessee

August 8-11 -- Anime Matsuri -- Houston, Texas

August 9-11 -- Monsterama 11 -- Atlanta, Georgia

August 10 -- Infinity Toy & Comic Con -- Kissimmee, Florida

August 10 -- SarasotaCon -- Sarasota, Florida

August 10-11 -- Brick Universe -- Knoxville, Tennessee
August 16-18 -- Creation Austin -- Austin, Texas

August 16-18 -- Geek'd Con -- Shreveport, Louisiana

August 17-21 -- Epic Nerd Camp -- Darlington, Maryland

August 23-25 -- Crashcitycon -- Roanoke, Virginia

August 23-25 -- Tampa Bay Comic Convention -- Tampa, Florida

August 23-25 -- Tattoo Convention -- Jacksonville, Florida

August 23-25 -- Windblume -- Frisco, Texas

August 28-September 1 -- NOVA Open -- Arlington, Virginia

August 29-September 2 -- Dragon Con -- Atlanta, Georgia
 

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