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Arizona Conventions in 2018

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

Ace Comic Con
Gila Valley Comic-Con
Outlaw Comicon
Nansei Anime Con
SciParCon (x)

(x) = cancelled

  • SciParCon was cancelled.
  • LepreCon was to be the Phoenix Sci-Fi & Fantasy Art Expo in 2018 but that event was cancelled four months out and will be replaced by a different event.

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



January 2018


Friday 5th to Sunday 7th
Taiyou Con
(anime)

Year 8 (history)

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


Saturday 13th
Nansei Anime Con
(anime)

Year 1 (history)

Pivot Point Conference Center
310 N Madison Ave, Yuma, AZ 85364


Saturday 13th to Monday 15th
Ace Comic Con
(pop culture)

Year 1 (history)

Gila River Arena
9400 W Maryland Ave, Glendale, AZ 85305


Saturday 27th
Tempe Public Library Comicon
(pop culture)

Year 4 (history)

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

February 2018


Friday 2nd to Sunday 4th
Shindig Monster Camp
(Monster Scouts)

Year 3 (history)

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


Friday 9th to Sunday 11th
Arizona Game Fair
(tabletop games)

Year 2 (history)

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


Saturday 10th to Sunday 11th
Cochise College Comic Con
(pop culture)

Year 2 (history)

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


Saturday 17th to Sunday 18th
AZ Eventure Con
(comic books)

Year 2 (history)

Jesse James Comics
5140 W Peoria Ave #100, Glendale, AZ 85302

March 2018


Friday 2nd to Sunday 4th
Kikori Con
(anime)

Year 5 (history)

Little America Hotel
2515 E Butler Ave, Flagstaff, AZ 86004


Friday 2nd to Sunday 4th
Wild Wild West Steampunk Convention
(steampunk)

Year 7 (history)

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


Saturday 10th to Sunday 11th
Tucson Festival of Books
(books)

Year 10 (history)

University of Arizona
University of Arizona Campus


Friday 16th to Sunday 18th
Grand Prix Phoenix
(Magic: The Gathering)

Year 4 (history)

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


Friday 23rd to Saturday 24th
Gila Valley Comic-Con
(pop culture)

Year 1 (history)

Eastern Arizona College
615 N Stadium Ave, Thatcher, AZ 85552


Saturday 24th
Verde Valley Comic Expo
(comic books)

Year 3 (history)

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


Saturday 31st
Arizona Toy Con
(collectible toys)

Year 13 (history)

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

April 2018


Saturday 20th
TransContinental 2017 Gaming Convention
(gaming)

Year 3 (history)

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


Friday 20th to Sunday 22nd
Con-Nichiwa
(anime)

Year 9 (history)

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


Saturday 21st to Sunday 22nd
ZapCon
(arcade and pinball)

Year 6 (history)

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


Friday 27th to Sunday 29th
Cirque du Livre
(books)

Year 3 (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

Lulubell Toy Bodega
126 W Pepper Pl, Mesa, AZ 85201

Margaritas Grille
10 W Main St, Mesa, AZ 85201

May 2018


Friday 18th to Sunday 20th
Capture! PhotoCon
(photography)

Year 2 (history)

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


Thursday 24th to Sunday 27th
Phoenix Comicon
(pop culture)

Year 17 (history)

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


Monday 28th to Sunday 3rd June
Detonation
(wastelanders)

Year 4 (history)

Uranium Springs
25 minutes east of Holbrook, AZ

July 2018


Saturday 21st
Payson Book Festival
(books)

Year 4 (history)

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

August 2018


Friday 31st to Monday 3rd September
Saboten Con
(anime)

Year 11 (history)

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

September 2018


Saturday 1st to Monday 3rd
Outlaw Comicon
(comic books)

Year 1 (history)

Westworld of Scottsdale
16601 N Pima Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85260

November 2018


Friday 9th to Sunday 11th
TusCon
(science fiction)

Year 45 (history)

TBD



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