Midwest
Events

This section lists events in the Midwest, including Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.

The City Guides include listings of events in major metro areas.

For events in other regions, see these pages: Mid-Atlantic, Mountain, New England, Pacific, South Central, Southeast.

See also the complete event listing or "Steamiest" event listing.

May

Corecon

Fargo, ND, USA

May 24 - 27, 2018

Multi-genre fan convention. . .

AniMinneapolis

Minneapolis, MN, USA

May 25 - 27, 2018

Anime convention. . .

Cherry Capital Comic Con

Acme, MI, USA

May 25 - 27, 2018

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

ConQuesT

Kansas City, MO, USA

May 25 - 27, 2018

Science fiction and fantasy convention. . .

MediaWest*Con

Lansing, MI, USA

May 25 - 28, 2018

Pop culture convention. . .

Vintage Market Days of Lexington

Lexington, KY, USA

May 25 - 27, 2018

Vintage and craft market. . .

WisCon 42

Madison, WI, USA

May 25 - 28, 2018

Feminist science fiction convention and conference. . .

Iowa Renaissance Festival & Gathering o’ Celts

Middle Amana, IA, USA

May 26 - 28, 2018

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

Randolph Street Market

Chicago, IL, USA

May 26 - 27, 2018

Antique and vintage market. . .

Colossalcon 17

Sandusky, OH, USA

May 31 - June 1, 2018

Anime convention. . .

June

Gear

Cog County Faire V

Montello, WI, USA

June 1 - 3, 2018

Steampunk gathering. . .

Gear

Cogs & Corsets: A Steampunk Happening

Bloomington, IL, USA

June 1 - 3, 2018

Steampunk gathering. . .

Extremicon

St Robert, MO, USA

June 1 - 3, 2018

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Pirate Family Daze

Port Washington, WI, USA

June 1 - 3, 2018

Pirate-themed entertainment. . .

Vintage Market Days of Metro Dayton

Xenia, OH, USA

June 1 - 3, 2018

Vintage and craft market. . .

Wizard World Des Moines

Des Moines, IA, USA

June 1 - 3, 2018

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

57th Street Art Fair

Chicago, IL, USA

June 2 - 3, 2018

Juried art fair. . .

Central Missouri Renaissance Festival

Kingdom City, MO, USA

June 2 - 10, 2018

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

Iowa Renaissance Festival & Gathering o’ Celts

Middle Amana, IA, USA

June 2 - 3, 2018

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

Gear

Kentucky Highland Renaissance Festival

Eminence, KY, USA

June 2 - July 15, 2018

Renaissance-themed entertainment, with a Steampunk Weekend June 16 and 17. . .

River City Pop Culture Fest

Cuyahoga Falls, OH, USA

June 2, 2018

Described as "a celebration of geeky fun. . ."

WonderFest

Louisville, KY, USA

June 2 - 3, 2018

Movie special effects and models. . .

Indy PopCon

Indianapolis, IN, USA

June 8 - 10, 2018

Pop culture convention. . .

OMG!con 2018

Owensboro, KY, USA

June 8 - 10, 2018

Anime convention. . .

Wizard World Columbus

Columbus, OH, USA

June 8 - 10, 2018

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Burton Antiques Market

Burton, OH, USA

June 9, 2018

Antique show. . .

Mid Michigan Renaissance Festival

Vassar, MI, USA

June 9 - July 1, 2018

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

Old Town Art Fair

Chicago, IL, USA

June 9 - 10, 2018

Juried art fair. . .

Printers Row Lit Fest

Chicago, IL, USA

June 9 - 10, 2018

Literary festival. . .

Promenade of Art

Arlington Heights, IL, USA

June 9 - 10, 2018

Juried art fair. . .

Siouxland Renaissance Festival

Sioux Falls, SD, USA

June 9 - 10, 2018

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

White Hart Renaissance Faire

Hartville, MO, USA

June 9 - 24, 2018

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

Sunday at Sandwich Antiques Show

Sandwich, IL, USA

June 10, 2018

Antique show. . .

Cosplacon

Jefferson City, MO, USA

June 14 - 17, 2018

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Celtic Fest Ohio

Waynesville, OH, USA

June 15 - 17, 2018

Celtic-themed entertainment. . .

Country Living Fair: Ohio (Spring)

Columbus, OH, USA

June 15 - 17, 2018

Art and antiques fair. . .

Lakefront Festival of the Arts

Milwaukee, WI, USA

June 15 - 17, 2018

Juried art fair. . .

Gear

Steam Dream Expo

Augusta, MI, USA

June 15 - 17, 2018

Steampunk gathering at The Olde World Village . . .

Walnut Antique Show

Walnut, IA, USA

June 15 - 17, 2018

Antique show. . .

Gold Coast Art Fair

Chicago, IL, USA

June 16 - 17, 2018

Juried art fair. . .

Gear

Ingenuity's Time Travelers Bal

Cleveland, OH, USA

June 16, 2018

A one-day "time-travel" event hosted by Ingenuity Cleveland. . .

Midwestcon 69

Sharonville, OH, USA

June 21 - 24, 2018

Science fiction and fantasy convention. . .

Des Moines Arts Festival

Des Moines, IA, USA

June 22 - 24, 2018

Art show. . .

Olde English Faire at Wildlife Prairie Park

Hanna City, IL, USA

June 22 - 24, 2018

Renaissance- and medieval-themed entertainment. . .

Scott Antique Market - Washington Court House

Washington Court House, OH, USA

June 22 - 24, 2018

Antique show. . .

Randolph Street Market

Chicago, IL, USA

June 23 - 24, 2018

Antique and vintage market. . .

St. Louis Mighty Con

St Charles, MO, USA

June 23 - 24, 2018

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Anime Festival Wichita

Wichita, KS, USA

June 29 - July 1, 2018

Anime convention. . .

July

CONvergence 2018: Natural Twenty

Bloomington, MN, USA

July 5 - 8, 2018

Science fiction and fantasy convention. . .

Anime Midwest

Rosemont, IL, USA

July 6 - 8, 2018

Anime convention. . .