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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, forward to 2019 or at a Chronology of all AZ 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 here at azfandom.org.

New Events for 2018 Special Notes

Ace Comic Con
CoKoCon
A Day of Mischief
DevFare
Disclosure-Con
Gila Valley Comic-Con
Outlaw Comicon (x)
Nansei Anime Con (x)
SciParCon (x)

(x) = cancelled

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



January 2018


Friday 5th to Sunday 7th
Taiyou Con
(anime, year 8)

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


Saturday 13th to Monday 15th
Ace Comic Con
(pop culture, year 1)

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


Saturday 27th
Tempe Public Library Comicon
(pop culture, year 4)

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

February 2018


Friday 2nd to Sunday 4th
Monstro Camp Prime
(Monster Rangers, year 3)

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


Friday 9th to Sunday 11th
Arizona Game Fair
(tabletop games, year 2)

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


Saturday 10th to Sunday 11th
Cochise College Comic Con
(pop culture, year 2)

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


Saturday 17th to Sunday 18th
AZ Eventure Con
(comic books, year 2)

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

March 2018


Friday 2nd to Sunday 4th
Kikori Con
(anime, year 5)

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


Friday 2nd to Sunday 4th
Wild Wild West Steampunk Convention
(steampunk, year 7)

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


Saturday 10th
Blazing Desert Comic Con
(pop culture, year 5)

Southwest Junior High School
963 8th Ave, San Luis, AZ 85349


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

University of Arizona
University of Arizona Campus


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

Phoenix Convention Center
100 N 3rd St, Phoenix, AZ 85004


Friday 23rd to Saturday 24th
Gila Valley Comic-Con
(pop culture, year 1)

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


Saturday 24th
Dev Fare
(pop culture, year 1)

ASU West Campus
4701 W Thunderbird Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85306


Saturday 24th
Apache Junction Public Library LibraryCon
(pop culture, year 4)

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


Saturday 24th
Verde Valley Comic Expo
(comic books, year 3)

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


Saturday 31st
Arizona Toy Con
(collectible toys, year 13)

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

April 2018


Saturday 7th
Macro-Con
(gaming, year 2)

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


Sunday 8th
Sun Devil Fan Fair
(pop culture, year 4)

ASU Memorial Union
301 E Orange Mall, Tempe, AZ 85287


Saturday 14th
TransContinental 2018 Gaming Convention
(gaming, year 3)

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


Friday 20th to Sunday 22nd
Con-Nichiwa
(anime, year 9)

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


Saturday 21st to Sunday 22nd
ZapCon
(arcade and pinball, year 6)

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

May 2018


Saturday 5th
Yuma County LibraryCon
(pop culture, year 5)

Yuma County Library Comic Con
2951 S 21st Dr, Yuma, AZ 85364


Friday 18th to Sunday 20th
Capture! PhotoCon
(photography, year 2)

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


Thursday 24th to Sunday 27th
Phoenix Comic Fest
(pop culture, year 17)

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


Monday 28th to Sunday 3rd June
Detonation
(wastelanders, year 4)

Uranium Springs
25 minutes east of Holbrook, AZ

June 2018


Saturday 9th
LibCon
(pop culture, year 8)

Boys & Girls Club of the East Valley
300 E Chandler Blvd, Chandler, AZ 85225


Friday 22nd to Sunday 24th June
LepreCon
(science fiction, year 44)

Doubletree by Hilton Phoenix North
10220 N Metro Pkwy E, Phoenix, AZ 85051


Saturday 23rd to Saturday 30th
ConsimWorld Expo / MonsterGame.CON
(wargaming, year 18)

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

July 2018


Thursday 5th to Sunday 8th
Spacefest
(space, year 9)

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


Friday 13th to Sunday 15th
Crit Hit!
(tabletop roleplaying, year 3)

DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel Phoenix
320 N 44th St, Phoenix, AZ 85008


Friday 13th to Sunday 15th
Mad Monster Party
(horror, year 5)

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


Saturday 14th
MegaMania!
(pop culture, year 8)

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


Friday 20th to Sunday 22nd
Flying Buffalo Con
(gaming, year 44)
Tunnels & Trolls Con
(gaming, year 9)

Hotel Valley Ho
6850 E Main St, Scottsdale, AZ 85251


Saturday 21st
Payson Book Festival
(books, year 4)

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


Saturday 21st to Sunday 22nd
Itty Bitty Fur Con
(fur community, year 2)

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


Saturday 28th
Fandomania
(pop culture, year 1)

Prescott Valley Public Library
7401 E Civic Cir, Prescott Valley, AZ 86314

August 2018


Friday 10th to Sunday 12th
Game On Expo
(multimedia gaming, year 4)

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


Saturday 11th to Sunday 12th
Maricopa Con
(tabletop gaming, year 7)

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


Friday 31st to Monday 3rd September
CoKoCon
(science fiction, year 1)

Doubletree by Hilton Phoenix North
10220 N Metro Pkwy E, Phoenix, AZ 85051


Friday 31st to Monday 3rd September
Saboten Con
(anime, year 11)

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

September 2018


Friday 7th to Sunday 9th
DisKoLified
(Kingdom of Loathing, year 3)

The Monastery Bar & Grill
4810 E McKellips Rd, Mesa, Arizona 85215

August Karaoke Box
1301 E University Dr #116, Tempe AZ 85281

The Grid: Gamers and Growlers
525 S Gilbert Rd A-7, Mesa, AZ 85204

Stratum Laser Tag
1455 S Stapley Dr #11, Mesa, AZ 85204


Friday 14th to Monday 17th
Northern Arizona Book Festival
(books, year 21)

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

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

Uptown Pubhouse
114 N Leroux St, Flagstaff, AZ 86001


Saturday 22nd
Self-Publishing Expo
(books, year 2)

Jewish Community Center
3800 E River Rd, Tucson, AZ 85718


Friday 28th to Sunday 30th
RinCon
(gaming, year 11)

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

October 2018


Friday 5th to Saturday 6th
A Day of Mischief
(a certain English boy wizard, year 1)

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


Friday 5th to Saturday 6th
Disclosure-Con
(paranormal, year 1)

Hon-Dah Casino
777 AZ-260, Pinetop, AZ 85935


Saturday 6th
YumaCon
(pop culture, year 4)

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


Friday 26th to Sunday 28th
Arizona Fur Con
(fur community, year 7)

Delta Hotels by Marriott Phoenix Mesa
200 N Centennial Way, Mesa, AZ 85201


Sunday 28th
PHX Zine Fest
(zines, year 3)

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

November 2018


Friday 2nd to Sunday 4th
Tucson Comic-Con
(pop culture, year 11)

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


Saturday 3rd
Tempe Book Festival
(books, year 3)

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


Friday 9th to Sunday 11th
TusCon
(science fiction, year 45)

Sheraton Tucson
5151 E Grant Rd, Tucson, AZ 85712


Saturday 17th
BasisCon
(pop culture, year 3)

BASIS Mesa
5010 S Eastmark Pkwy, Mesa, AZ 85212


Friday 30th to Sunday 2nd December
Monstro Camp Tucson
(Monster Rangers, year 2)

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

December 2018


Saturday 8th
LibCon West
(pop culture, year 3)

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


Saturday 8th
Mesa Book Festival
(books, year 2)

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



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Last update: 27th October, 2018