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Convention and Trade Show Schedule

This is a schedule of the game conventions that we know about, some of which we plan to attend. We are more than happy to help you promote your convention. If you'd like to add your con to our list, use our handy convention registry form.

We can also provide support to GMs who run SJ Games events at conventions and other types of convention support, such as GMs to run SJ Games events! Send mail to and let us know how we can help.

You can download these posters to publicize your games and help you find new players at conventions (or stores, or schools)!

We also need volunteers to help us at conventions.

[SJG Attended] Conventions listed with this pyramid symbol will have an SJ Games staffer in attendance. (For a list of JUST those conventions we'll be attending, click here.) If you would like a Steve Jackson Games staffer at your event, please read our guidelines for requesting a guest for your convention.

Caution and Disclaimer: SJ Games provides this page as a public service. The information has been provided by the conventions themselves. We cannot be responsible for errors, changes of plans, hoaxes, or Acts of God. Or the other side, for that matter. If you plan to attend, please contact the convention and verify things for yourself ahead of time!

June 2024 • August 2024 • September 2024 • October 2024 • November 2024 • December 2024

June 2024

June 21-23: Board Game Convention - PPG CON 2024 – Manitou Springs, CO
Location: Memorial Hall at Manitou Springs, 606 Manitou Ave, Manitou Springs, CO 80829
We are thrilled to announce the return of the highly anticipated Pikes Peak Gamers board game convention in Manitou Springs, CO. PPG CON welcomes both seasoned players and newcomers alike, offering an exciting array of events, tournaments, and hours of game play. Whether you're a casual player looking for a fun-filled day of exploration or a dedicated gamer seeking to test your skills against the best, there will be something for everyone at this year's convention.
Contact Person: Angela Smith
For more info, contact: 202 Ruxton Ave, Manitou Springs, CO 80829,

June 27-30: PortCon Maine – South Portland, Maine
Location: Double Tree by Hilton, 363 Maine Mall Road, South Portland, ME 04106
PortConMaine is Maine's first, longest running, and largest convention celebrating the hobbies that enrich our lives. Join us for a celebration of geek culture interests including anime, gaming, science fiction, costuming, fantasy, video gaming, boffer combat, comics, pop culture, steampunk, and more! Come to enjoy your current favorite fandom and learn something new about another! Meet old and new friends and join the community– let's celebrate the interests we enjoy together! We are a four day event- so join us for four days of awesome starting Thursday and going until Sunday with plenty of events, guests, and vendors to enjoy! We also have several events within walking distance to enjoy at the same time as the convention- with contests and more occurring at the mall across the street! PortConMaine: Maine's Geek Culture Celebration!
Contact Person: Julie York
For more info, contact: PortConMaine, 492 Main Street, Westbrook ME 04092

August 2024

*Aug. 1-4: Gen Con – Indianapolis, Indiana
Location: Indiana Convention Center, 100 South Capitol Ave., Indianapolis, IN 46225
Founded in 1968 in Lake Geneva, WI by Dungeons & Dragons co-creator Gary Gygax, Gen Con is the largest annual event dedicated to tabletop gaming and culture in North America. Each year, gamers and fans converge in Indianapolis, IN to share their love for all things gaming: from tournaments to guest appearances, exhibit hall booths to electronic games, workshops, seminars, anime, art shows, auctions, and countless other activities. In 2019, nearly 70, 000 attendees and over 520 exhibitors made Gen Con their gaming destination!
Contact Person: Customer Service
SJ Games Staff Attending: Amy Zwick, Jimmie Bragdon, Katie Duffy, Meredith Placko, Randy Scheunemann

Aug. 2-4: Geek Game Days – Arlington, Texas
Location: Bob Duncan Center, 2800 S Center St, Arlington, TX 76014, USA
Come play board games, buy/sell/trade games, learn some new games from our game library, play in a game tournament, play some role playing games, and more in this fun-filled weekend in Arlington! This will be our 9th event! We have extended the hours on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday this year!
Contact Person: Jonathan Key
For more info, contact: Jonathan Key, 10113 Chapel Ridge Dr, Fort Worth, Tx 76116

Aug. 10: Harrisburg Board Game Day – Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Location: Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts, 222 Market Street Harrisburg, PA 17101
Join us for a day of tabletop gaming excitement at the Harrisburg Board Game Day, where everyone can enjoy a variety of games.
Contact Person: Matt Caylor
For more info, contact: Matt Caylor, 416 Forster Street, Harrisburg, PA 17102,

Aug. 23-25: 2D Con – Bloomington, Minnesota
Location: Doubletree By Hilton Minneapolis South, 7800 Normandale Blvd, Minneapolis, MN 55439
2D Con is an annual gathering that celebrates the world of gaming. Hosted by a dedicated team of volunteers 2D Con welcomes gamers from all walks of life to come together for a weekend of fun. We focus on people and their passions all while raising money for charity. The event features consoles, arcades, tabletop, LAN, vendors, artists guest speakers, and much much more. We're more than just a convention, we're a community.
Contact Person: Joseph Opsahl
For more info, contact: 1325 Winter St NE, Suite #108, Minneapolis, MN 55413

*Aug. 29-Sept. 2: Dragon Con – Atlanta, Georgia
Location: Hyatt Regency Atlanta, Atlanta Hilton, Sheraton Atlanta, Atlanta Marriott Marquis, and the Westin Peachtree Plaza Hotel in downt
Dragon Con is the largest multi-media, pop culture convention focusing on science fiction & fantasy, gaming, comics, literature, art, music, and film in the universe and the best place to celebrate all of these things with fellow fans on Labor Day Weekend.
Contact Person: Dragon Con Office
For more info, contact: Dragon Con, 5044 Clark Howell Hwy, Atlanta, GA 30349
SJ Games Staff Attending: Irene Zielinski and Steve Jackson

September 2024

*Sept. 21-24: Granite State Comicon – Manchester, New Hampshire
Location: DoubleTree by Hilton Manchester Downtown, 700 Elm St., Manchester, NH 03103
Granite State Comicon is New Hampshire's premiere comic book and pop culture festival. The convention features an artist alley where you can meet your favorite comic creators, buy art, commission sketches, and more. The expo center has vendors, celebrities, artists, collectibles, photo ops, and autographs. The armory feature artists, vendors, and cosplay guests.
Contact Person: General Inquiries
For more info, contact: Double Midnight Productions, 245 Maple St., Unit 11, Manchester, NH 03103
SJ Games Staff Attending: Meredith Placko and Steve Jackson

October 2024

*Oct. 17-20: Gamehole Con – Madison, Wisconsin
Location: Alliant Energy Center, Exhibition Hall, 1919 Alliant Energy Center Way, Madison, WI 53713
As Gamehole Con is one of the largest tabletop gaming conventions there is, tabletop gamers from around the country and world gather each fall in Madison, WI for this carnival of gaming. Gamehole Con is all about tabletop gaming and all the fun that goes with it. The convention features role-playing games, board games, fantasy, and historical miniature gaming. Gamehole Con is for the fantasy and adventure tabletop gaming enthusiast. Gamehole Con features the best guests in the industry, an unbelievable Dealer Hall, and of course, lots and lots of gaming!
Contact Person: Sean Riley
SJ Games Staff Attending: Amy Zwick, Irene Zielinski, Meredith Placko, and Steve Jackson

November 2024

Nov. 8-10: FLAG Con 2024 – Ithaca, NY
Location: Ithaca Downtown Conference Center, 118 E Green St, Ithaca, NY 14850, USA
FLAG Con 2024 a tabletop gaming convention that'll run three full days -- November 8th - November 10th -- in Ithaca, NY. FLAG Con is gearing up for its second year with FLAG Con 2024! In 2023, FLAG Con debuted to 325 guests, from up to six hours away. This year, FLAG Con is looking to grow bigger, and we need your help. We hope to continue to attract guests -- 500-550 -- from the Finger Lakes Area, Twin Tiers, and beyond. We also hope to grow from 48 hours of gaming to three full days of gaming.
Contact Person: Brian Goodman
For more info, contact: Brian Goodman, Director of FLAG Con, 113 Roat St., Ithaca, NY 14850

Nov. 8-10: MEPACON – Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Location: SureStay Plus Hotel, 300 Gateway Dr. Bethlehem, PA
Mepacon is a three-day gaming convention in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania that runs in spring and fall. We feature all kinds of games from social board and card games to tabletop and live-action role-playing. Besides gaming we have a wide variety of vendors and events, including contests, auctions, and game raffles.
Contact Person: Matt Caylor
For more info, contact: Matt Caylor, 416 Forster Street, Harrisburg, PA 17102,

December 2024

*Dec. 6-8: PAX Unplugged – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Location: Pennsylvania Convention Center, 1101 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107
PAX Unplugged is a tabletop gaming-focused event specifically tailored to lovers of board games, RPGs, miniatures, cards, and more. Featuring thought-provoking panels, a massive expo hall filled with the best publishers and studios, new game demos, tournaments, and a community experience unlike any other.
Contact Person: General Contacts
SJ Games Staff Attending: Meredith Placko and others to be announced

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