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
Norwescon 2018

Norwescon

2018
Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Seattle Airport
Seattle, Washington
Odyssey Con 2018

Odyssey Con

2018
Radisson Hotel Madison
Madison, Wisconsin
Treklanta 2018

Treklanta

2018
Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Atlanta - Northlake
Atlanta, Georgia
Omega Con Spring 2018

Omega Con Spring

2018
The Lodge at Crooked Lake
Siren, Wisconsin
Lunacon 2018

Lunacon

2018
Westchester Marriott
Tarrytown, New York
SpartaCon 2018

SpartaCon

2018
Blue Crabs Stadium
Waldorf, Maryland
Star Wars Celebration Day Orlando 2018

Star Wars Celebration Day Orlando

2018
Orange County Convention Center
Orlando, Florida
Ice & Fire Con 2018

Ice & Fire Con

2018
Mountain Lake Lodge
Pembroke, Virginia
Minicon 2018

Minicon

2018
Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Bloomington Minneapolis South
Bloomington, Minnesota
The Alaska Steamposium 2018

The Alaska Steamposium

2018
Alaska Experience Theater
Anchorage, Alaska
USA Science & Engineering Festival 2018

USA Science & Engineering Festival

2018
Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Washington, District of Columbia
StarFest 2018

StarFest

2018
Denver Marriott DTC
Denver, Colorado
Intergalactic Expo 2018

Intergalactic Expo

2018
West Sacramento Community Center
West Sacremento, California
Ratha Con 2018

Ratha Con

2018
Athens Community Center
Athens, Ohio
Balticon 2018

Balticon

2018
Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel
Baltimore, Maryland
Sci-Fest LA: The Los Angeles Science Fiction One-Act Play Festival 2018

Sci-Fest LA: The Los Angeles Science Fiction One-Act Play Festival

2018
ACME Comedy Theatre Hollywood
Los Angeles, California
Manticon 2018

Manticon

2018
Hilton Minneapolis / St.Paul Airport Mall of America
Bloomington, Minnesota
Ad Astra 2018

Ad Astra

2018
Sheraton Parkway Toronto North Hotel
Richmond Hill, Ontario
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

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.