Sci-Fi Conventions 2018

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Shore Leave 2018

Shore Leave

2018
Hunt Valley Inn in Hunt Valley
Baltimore, Maryland
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The Vampire Diaries 2018

The Vampire Diaries

2018
The Marriott Hanover Hotel
Whippany, New Jersey
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Creation Entertainment's Annual Las Vegas Official STAR TREK Convention 2018

Creation Entertainment's Annual Las Vegas Official STAR TREK Convention

2018
Rio All-Suites Hotel and Casino
Las Vegas, Nevada
Sci-Fi Valley Con 2018

Sci-Fi Valley Con

2018
Blair County Convention Center
Altoona, Pennsylvania
LibertyCon 2018

LibertyCon

2018
Chattanooga Choo Choo Hotel
Chattanooga, Tennessee
FedCon 26 2018

FedCon 26

2018
Maritim Hotel Bonn
Bonn, Germany
Readercon 2018

Readercon

2018
Quincy Marriott
Quincy, Massachusetts
Westercon 2018

Westercon

2018
Tempe Mission Palms
Tempe, Arizona
CONvergence 2018

CONvergence

2018
Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Bloomington Minneapolis South
Bloomington, Minnesota
Leviosa 2018

Leviosa

2018
Green Valley Ranch Resort
Henderson, Nevada
Ro-Con 2018

Ro-Con

2018
Innovate Hartford
Hartford, Connecticut
Confluence 2018

Confluence

2018
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
ConGregate 2018

ConGregate

2018
Radisson Hotel
High Point, North Carolina
OSFest 2018

OSFest

2018
Ramada Plaza Omaha Hotel and Convention Center
Omaha, Nebraska
Legends of Illustration 2018

Legends of Illustration

2018
Baymont Inn & Suites
Fargo, North Dakota
Railway to The 2018

Railway to The

2018
Mount Washington Cog Railway
Marshfield Station, New Hampshire
San Diego Who Con 2018

San Diego Who Con

2018
San Diego Convention Center
San Diego, California
Creation Entertainment's 50 Year Mission Tour 2018

Creation Entertainment's 50 Year Mission Tour

2018
Crowne Plaza Hotel
Cherry Hill, New Jersey
Ultimate Cosplay Weekend Chicago 2018

Ultimate Cosplay Weekend Chicago

2018
Chicago Body Paint & Cosplay
Chicago, Illinois
Combat Con 2018

Combat Con

2018
Flamingo Las Vegas Hotel & Casino
Las Vegas, Nevada
Khan-Con 2018

Khan-Con

2018
Woodlawn Intermediate School
Woodlawn, Virginia
Trekonderoga 2018

Trekonderoga

2018
Retrofilm Studios
Ticonderoga, New York
Myths and Legends 2018

Myths and Legends

2018
Ramada Plaza Denver North
Denver, Colorado

Science fiction, or sci-fi has been a beloved genre of fiction for many years. People around the world have found joy in reading works of science fiction. One of the best ways to share this joy is at a science fiction convention. Sci-fi cons allow people to dress up as their favorite characters and celebrate the writings of their favorite authors. Attending a convention can be a great way to meet friends who share the same interests.

Sci-fi conventions started a few decades ago when the genre became popular. Hollywood writers realized they could translate epic novels to the big screen. Since then, popular franchises such as Star Wars and Star Trek have garnered many fans who love being able to identify with characters in sci-fi movies they find mirror contemporary values. People around the world have embraced this genre as they have realized how much it has to offer viewers. The opportunity to see a future that is hopeful and a vision of the world in which people cooperate for the greater good remains appealing to people of all ages.

Many events typically take place at a standard sci-fi convention. The convention will often begin with an opportunity to buy products related to the genre such as books. In many instances, participants can have the chance to listen to a guest speaker such as a science fiction or an actor in one of the science fiction movies. Many people also love the chance to dress up as a favorite character and show off their own creative skills. This is why attending a convention can be a lot of fun.