Sci-Fi Conventions 2017, 2018

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Shore Leave 2017

Shore Leave

Jul 7-9, 2017
Hunt Valley Inn in Hunt Valley
Baltimore, Maryland
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The Vampire Diaries 2017

The Vampire Diaries

Jul 7-9, 2017
The Marriott Hanover Hotel
Whippany, New Jersey
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Creation Entertainment's Annual Las Vegas Official STAR TREK Convention 2017

Creation Entertainment's Annual Las Vegas Official STAR TREK Convention

Aug 2-6, 2017
Rio All-Suites Hotel and Casino
Las Vegas, Nevada
Trekonderoga 2017

Trekonderoga

Aug 25-27, 2017
Retrofilm Studios
Ticonderoga, New York
Creation Entertainment's 50 Year Mission Tour 2017

Creation Entertainment's 50 Year Mission Tour

2017
Crowne Plaza Hotel
Cherry Hill, New Jersey
Ultimate Cosplay Weekend Chicago 2017

Ultimate Cosplay Weekend Chicago

2017
Chicago Body Paint & Cosplay
Chicago, Illinois
Star Wars Festival at Fort 2017

Star Wars Festival at Fort

2017
Fort Foster
Kittery, Maine
RKO Con 2017

RKO Con

2017
The Omni Hotel
Providence, Rhode Island
The Big Damn British Shindig 2017

The Big Damn British Shindig

2017
The Ritz community venue
Penzance, United Kingdom
Escape Velocity 2017

Escape Velocity

Sep 1-3, 2017
Marriott Wardman Park
Washington, District of Columbia
Magic City Monster Con 2017

Magic City Monster Con

Sep 1-3, 2017
Red Lion Hotel & Convention Center Billings
Billings, Montana
Intervention 2017

Intervention

Sep 8-10, 2017
Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel
Baltimore, Maryland
HawaiiCon 2017

HawaiiCon

Sep 14-17, 2017
Mauna Lani Bay Hotel & Bungalows
Waimea, Hawaii
Atlanti-Con 2017

Atlanti-Con

Sep 15-17, 2017
Corner Brook Civic Center Studio
Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador
Hal-Con 2017

Hal-Con

Sep 22-24, 2017
World Trade & Convention Centre
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Archon 2017

Archon

Sep 29 - Oct 1, 2017
Gateway Convention Center
Collinsville, Illinois
VCON 2017

VCON

Sep 29 - Oct 1, 2017
Vancouver, British Columbia
Geekinomicon Oklahoma 2017

Geekinomicon Oklahoma

2017
Cox Convention Center
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Star Trek: Mission New York 2017

Star Trek: Mission New York

2017
Javits Center
New York, New York
Con-Volution 2017

Con-Volution

Oct 6-8, 2017
San Ramon Marriorr
San Ramon, California
Time Lord Expo 2017

Time Lord Expo

Oct 13-15, 2017
Holiday Inn & Conference Center Dayton/Fairborn
Fairborn, Ohio
Starkane 2017

Starkane

Oct 13-15, 2017
Double Tree by Hilton
Spokane, Washington
Time Eddy 2017

Time Eddy

Oct 20-22, 2017
Drury Plaza Hotel Broadview
Wichita, Kansas

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.