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Arizona Conventions in 2017

Here's a master list of all the fandom conventions held in Arizona in 2017.
Look back at 2016, forward to 2018 or at all Arizona conventions.

Event and venue links will take you to their respective official websites.
Address links will take you to those locations on Google Maps.
History links are to these conventions' dedicated pages.

New Events for 2017 Special Notes

Arizona Cosfest
Arizona Game Fair
AZ Eventure Con
Capture! PhotoCon
Cochise College Comic Con
Itty Bitty Fur Con
Lady Death Fiend Festival
Macro-Con
Mesa Book Festival
Monster Market
Comic Con at the Prescott Public Library
Star Wars Fan Fest
Thrill Halloween (x)
The Vampire Diaries Official Convention

(x) = cancelled

January | February | March | April | May | June | July | August | September | October | November | December



January 2017


Friday 6th to Sunday 8th
Taiyou Con
(anime)

Year 7 (history)

Mesa Convention Center
263 N Center St, Mesa, AZ 85201


Friday 21st to Sunday 22nd
Arizona Game Fair
(tabletop games)

Year 1 (history)

Mesa Convention Center
263 N Center St, Mesa, AZ 85201


Friday 27th to Sunday 29th
Shindig Monster Camp
(Monster Scouts)

Year 2 (history)

Usery Mountain Park
3939 N Usery Pass Rd, Mesa, AZ 85207


Saturday 28th
Tempe Public Library Comicon
(pop culture)

Year 3 (history)

Tempe Public Library
3500 S Rural Rd, Tempe, AZ 85282

February 2017


Saturday 18th to Sunday 19th
AZ Eventure Con
(comic books)

Year 1 (history)

Dave & Buster's
9460 W Hanna Dr, Glendale, AZ 85305


Saturday 25th to Sunday 26th
Dust World Expo
(World of Dust)

Year 5 (history)

Imperial Outpost Games
4920 W Thunderbird Rd #121,
Glendale, AZ 85306

March 2017


Friday 3rd to Sunday 5th
Wild Wild West Steampunk Convention
(steampunk)

Year 6 (history)

Old Tucson Studios
201 S Kinney Rd, Tucson, AZ 85735


Saturday 11th
Blazing Desert Comic Con
(pop culture)

Year 4 (history)

Cesar Chavez Cultural Center
1015 N Main St, San Luis, AZ 85349


Saturday 11th to Sunday 12th
Tucson Festival of Books
(literature)

Year 9 (history)

University of Arizona
University of Arizona Campus, Tucson, AZ


Saturday 18th
Apache Junction Public Library LibraryCon
(pop culture)

Year 3 (history)

Apache Junction Public Library
1177 N Idaho Rd, Apache Junction, AZ 85119


Thursday 23rd to Sunday 26th
Capture! PhotoCon
(photography)

Year 1 (history)

Ability 360 Convention Center
5025 E Washington St, Phoenix, AZ 85034


Friday 24th to Sunday 26th
Con-Nichiwa
(anime)

Year 8 (history)

Tucson Convention Center
260 S Church Ave, Tucson, AZ 85701

April 2017


Saturday 1st
Verde Valley Comic Expo
(comic books)

Year 2 (history)

Cottonwood Recreation Center
150 S 6th St, Cottonwood, Arizona 86326


Saturday 8th to Sunday 9th
Cochise College Comic Con
(pop culture)

Year 1 (history)

Cochise College Sierra Vista Campus
901 Columbo Ave, Sierra Vista, AZ 85635


Saturday 22nd
LibCon 2017
(pop culture)

Year 7 (history)

Boys & Girls Club of the East Valley (Compadre Branch)
300 E Chandler Blvd, Chandler, AZ 85225


Friday 28th to Sunday 30th
Cirque du Livre
(books)

Year 2 (history)

Jarrod's Coffee, Tea and Gallery
154 W Main St, Mesa, AZ 85201

101 Gallery
101 W Main St, Mesa, AZ 85210

Lost Dutchman Coffee House
12 N Center St, Mesa, AZ 85201

Volstead Public House
105 W Main St, Mesa, AZ 85201

Gotham City Comics
46 W Main St, Mesa, AZ 85201

Margaritas Grille
10 W Main St, Mesa, AZ 85201


Saturday 29th to Sunday 30th
ZapCon
(arcade and pinball)

Year 5 (history)

Mesa Convention Center
263 N Center St, Mesa, AZ 85201

May 2017


Saturday 6th
Yuma County Library Comic Con
(pop culture)

Year 4 (history)

Main Library
2951 S 21st Dr, Yuma, AZ 85364


Friday 19th to Sunday 21st
Mad Monster Party
(horror)

Year 4 (history)

We-Ko-Pa Resort
10438 N Fort McDowell Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85264


Saturday 20th
TransContinental 2017 Gaming Convention
(gaming)

Year 2 (history)

Winslow High School Student Union
530 E Cherry St, Winslow, AZ 86047


Thursday 25th to Sunday 28th
Phoenix Comicon
(pop culture)

Year 16 (history)

Phoenix Convention Center
100 N Third St, Phoenix, AZ 85004


Friday 26th to Monday 29th
Detonation
(wastelanders)

Year 3 (history)

Uranium Springs
25 minutes east of Holbrook, AZ

June 2017


Thursday 8th to Sunday 11th
Spacefest
(space)

Year 8 (history)

J W Marriott Tucson Starr Pass Resort & Spa
3800 W Starr Pass Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85745


Friday 9th to Sunday 11th
Supernatural Official Convention
(Supernatural)

Year 3 (history)

Renaissance Glendale Hotel
9495 W Coyotes Blvd, Glendale, AZ 85305


Saturday 24th
Arizona Toy Con
(collectible toys)

Year 4 (history)

Glendale Civic Center
5750 W Glenn Dr, Glendale, AZ 85301

July 2017


Saturday 1st to Sunday 4th
Westercon / LepreCon (science fiction)

Year 43 (LepreCon) (history)
Year 70 (Westercon) (history)

Tempe Mission Palms
60 E 5th St, Tempe, AZ 85281


Saturday 15th
MegaMania!!
(pop culture)

Year 7 (history)

Pima Community College Downtown Campus
1255 N Stone Ave, Tucson, AZ 85709


Saturday 15th to Sunday 16th
Crit Hit!
(tabletop roleplaying)

Year 2 (history)

Hilton Phoenix Airport
2435 S 47th St, Phoenix, AZ 85034


Saturday 22nd
Payson Book Festival
(books)

Year 3 (history)

Mazatzal Hotel and Casino
Highway 87, Mile Marker 251
Payson, AZ 85541


Saturday 22nd
Itty Bitty Fur Con
(fur community)

Year 1 (history)

Mesa Convention Center
263 N Center St, Mesa, AZ 85201

August 2017


Saturday 5th to Sunday 6th
Maricopa Con
(tabletop gaming)

Year 6 (history)

Hilton Garden Inn Phoenix Airport
3422 E Elwood St, Phoenix, AZ 85040


Friday 11th to Sunday 13th
Game On Expo
(multimedia gaming)

Year 3 (history)

Phoenix Convention Center
100 N Third St, Phoenix, AZ 85004

September 2017


Friday 1st to Monday 4th
Saboten Con
(anime)

Year 10 (history)

Sheraton Phoenix Downtown
340 N 3rd St, Phoenix, AZ 85004


Friday 29th to Sunday 1st October
RinCon
(gaming)

Year 10 (history)

Sheraton Tucson Hotel & Suites
5151 E Grant Rd, Tucson, AZ 85714


Saturday 30th
Comic Con at the Prescott Public Library
(pop culture)

Year 1 (history)

Prescott Public Library
215 E Goodwin St, Prescott, AZ 86303

October 2017


Saturday 6th to Sunday 7th and
Saturday 13th to Sunday 14th
Northern Arizona Book Festival
(books)

Year 20 (history)

Bright Side Bookshop
18 N San Francisco St, Flagstaff, AZ 86001

Coconino Community College
2800 S Lone Tree Road, Flagstaff, AZ 86005

Firecreek Coffee Co
22 Historic Rte 66, Flagstaff, AZ 86001

Northern Arizona University
1450 S Knoles Dr, Flagstaff, AZ 86001

Uptown Pubhouse
114 N Leroux St, Flagstaff, AZ 86001


Saturday 7th
Monster Market
(horror)

Year 1 (history)

Moxy Tempe
1333 S Rural Rd, Tempe, AZ 85281


Saturday 7th
YumaCon
(pop culture)

Year 3 (history)

Yuma Civic Center
1440 W Desert Hills Dr, Yuma, AZ 85365


Friday 13th to Sunday 15th
Lady Death Fiend Festival
(comic books)

Year 1 (history)

Lady Death HQ
630 E University Dr, Mesa, AZ 85203


Friday 20th to Sunday 22nd
Doc Con
(Doc Savage)

Year 20 (history)

Comfort Suites University of Phoenix Stadium
9824 W Camelback Rd, Glendale, AZ 85305


Sunday 22rd
PHX Zine Fest
(zines)

Year 2 (history)

Unexpected Art Gallery
734 W Polk St, Phoenix, AZ 85007


Friday 27th to Saturday 28th
Arizona Cosfest
(cosplay)

Year 1 (history)

475 E Lincoln St
475 E Lincoln St, Phoenix, AZ 85203


Friday 27th to Sunday 29th
Grand Prix Phoenix
(Magic: The Gathering)

Year 3 (history)

Phoenix Convention Center
100 N Third St, Phoenix, AZ 85004

November 2017


Friday 3rd to Sunday 5th
Tucson Comic-Con
(pop culture)

Year 10 (history)

Tucson Convention Center
260 S Church Ave, Tucson, AZ 85701


Saturday 4th
Macro-Con
(gaming)

Year 1 (history)

First United Methodist Church of Glendale
7102 N 58th Dr, Glendale, AZ 85282


Saturday 4th
Tempe Book Festival
(books)

Year 2 (history)

Tempe Public Library
3500 S Rural Rd, Tempe, Arizona 85282


Friday 10th to Sunday 12th
Shindig Monster Camp Tucson
(Monster Scouts)

Year 2 (history)

Catalina State Park, Ringtail Group Site
11570 N Oracle Rd, Tucson, AZ 85737


Friday 10th to Sunday 12th
TusCon
(science fiction)

Year 44 (history)

Sheraton Tucson
5151 E Grant Rd, Tucson, AZ 85712


Saturday 11th to Sunday 12th
Phoenix Fan Fest
(pop culture)

Year 4 (history)

Phoenix Convention Center
100 N Third St, Phoenix, AZ 85004


Friday 17th to Sunday 19th
Arizona Fur Con
(fur community)

Year 6 (history)

The Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch
7700 E McCormick Pkwy,
Scottsdale, AZ 85258


Saturday 18th
BasisCon
(pop culture)

Year 2 (history)

BASIS Mesa
5010 S Eastmark Pkwy, Mesa, AZ 85212


Saturday 18th
LibraryCon
(pop culture)

Year 6 (history)

Southeast Regional Library
775 N Greenfield Rd, Gilbert, AZ 85234


Friday 30th to Sunday 2nd December
The Vampire Diaries Official Convention
(The Vampire Diaries/The Originals)

Year 1 (history)

Mesa Convention Center
263 N Center St, Mesa, AZ 85201

December 2017


Saturday 9th
LIBCON West
(pop culture)

Year 2 (history)

Glendale Public Library
5959 W Brown St, Glendale, AZ 85302


Saturday 9th
Mesa Book Festival
(books)

Year 1 (history)

Downtown Mesa
MacDonald St, Mesa, AZ 85210,
between W Main St and W 1st Ave.


Saturday 9th
Star Wars Fan Fest
(Star Wars)

Year 1 (history)

Dr. A. J. Chandler Park East
178 E Commonwealth Ave,
Chandler, AZ 85225



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Last update: 20th November, 2017