Pennsylvania, USA, is one of eight states that border the Great Lakes, is one of the 13 founding colonies, and was home to the Battle of Gettysburg during the Civil War. Throughout recent years, a striving Comic, Anime, Sci-Fi, Horror, Gaming, Furry, and collectibles convention scene has grown, leading the way to many conventions and events being held throughout Pennsylvania, all year long. Keep reading to see some of the fantastic Conventions in PA, USA, this 2017!
Pennsylvanian Comic and pop-culture lovers jump at the chance to visit Steel City Con in Monroeville, Pa. Marketed as Pennsylvania’s premier comic convention, this spring event includes over 750 vendors and exhibitors, making Steel City Con the only option to find merchandise, rare comics, and original artwork. Guests at Steel City Con in 2017 include The Comic Book Men, Musical Talent, and many past and current television and movie stars.
Minecraft players and fans will love Minefaire Philadelphia. This fall gaming convention is dedicated to everything Minecraft! Guests will find themselves immersed in VR, surrounded by hands-on attractions, entertained by live presentations, participate in Deep Dive Workshops, and can compete in the one of a kind, Minecraft themed costume contest! This is the perfect event for families, and takes place fall 2017, at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center!
The Mini Cosplay Con, in Philadelphia, PA, is a summer event, which hosts multiple smaller meetings throughout the year. Organized by dedicated cosplay fans, this expo is a great way to meet new friends, with the same interests as you. Mini Cosplay Con 2017 is an excellent place to purchase props and costumes, learn new tricks, garner inspiration, and participate in competitions and workshops guaranteed to promote excellence!
Fans of science fiction and fantasy will find themselves at home at the Sci-Fi Valley Con in Altoona, PA. Sci-Fi Valley Con runs this summer, 2017, at the Blair County Convention Center, and is home to many small press outlets, artisans, artists, authors, television and movies guests, as well as a giant collection of movie props, sets, and vehicles!
These events too tame and need more Braaaains? The Pittsburg Zombie Fest, is a one-day horror convention, with music, games, entrails, and gore. As soon as the event ends, it takes to the streets of Pittsburgh, PA, in a massive Zombie Walk, and bar crawl! This is the perfect way to shamble the night away, this fall, 2017.