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Mid-Atlantic States
Events

This section includes events in Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia and the District of Columbia.

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

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

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


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May

Virginia Renaissance Faire

Spotsylvania, VA, USA

May 11 - Jun 9, 2019

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

New Jersey Renaissance Faire

Bordentown, NJ, USA

May 18 - June 2, 2019

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

Balticon 53

Baltimore, MD, USA

May 24 - 27, 2019

Science fiction convention. . .

Escape Velocity

National Harbor, MD, USA

May 24 - 26, 2019

Science fiction/fantasy convention. . .

Garden State Comic Fest - Great Adventure Edition

Jackson, NJ, USA

May 25 - 26, 2019

"Mini-comic fest" at Six Flags Great Adventure. . .

Book Expo America

New York, NY, USA

May 29 - 31, 2019

Book trade fair. . .

GalaxyCon Richmond

Richmond, VA, USA

May 31 - Jun 2, 2019

Pop culture convention. . .

June

Blackbeard Pirate Festival

Hampton, VA, USA

Jun 1 - 2, 2019

Pirate-themed entertainment. . .

BookCon

New York, NY, USA

June 1 - 2, 2019

Pop culture and book convention. . .

Five Points Festival

Brooklyn, NY, USA

June 1 - 2, 2019

A "celebration of art and its creators". . .

Galactic Con - Columbia Comic Con

West Friendship, MD, USA

Jun 1, 2019

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Gear

JMS Steam Punk 2019

Phillipsburg, NJ, USA

Jun 1, 2019

A steampunk photo shoot at a historic pumping station. . .

AnimeNEXT

Atlantic City, NJ, USA

June 7 - 9, 2019

Anime convention. . .

Sci-Fi Valley Con

Altoona, PA, USA

Jun 7 - 9, 2019

Science fiction and pop culture convention. . .

All Star Comic Con

Tysons, VA, USA

Jun 8 - 9, 2019

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

LaffCon

Lawrenceville, NJ, USA

Jun 8, 2019

Science fiction conference devoted to the works of R.A. Lafferty. . .

Tricon

Huntington, WV, USA

Jun 8, 2019

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Wizard World Philadelphia

Philadelphia, PA, USA

Jun 13 - 16, 2019

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

ALA Conference

Washington, DC, USA

Jun 20 - 25, 2019

Professional conference. . .

Celtic Fling & Highland Games

Manheim, PA, USA

Jun 21 - 23, 2019

Scottish-themed games and entertainment. . .

Gear

Steampunk Con

Piscataway, NJ, USA

June 21 - 23, 2019

Steampunk convention. . .

Fantasy Faire at WheatonArts

Millville, NJ, USA

Jun 22 - 23, 2019

Medieval- and fantasy-themed entertainment, games, etc.

NY Faerie Festival

Harpursville, NY, USA

Jun 28 - 30, 2019

Fantasy-themed entertainment. . .

Garden State Comic Fest - Morristown

Morristown, NJ, USA

Jun 29 - 30, 2019

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Heroes & Villains Fan Fest - New Jersey

Edison, NJ, USA

Jun 29 - 30, 2019

Fan convention focusing on comic-inspired movies and TV shows. . .

KupoCon Newark

Newark, NJ, USA

Jun 29, 2019

Final Fantasy fan event. . .

July

Sterling Renaissance Festival

Sterling, NY, USA

Jul 6 - Aug 18, 2019

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

Blerdcon

Arlington, VA, USA

Jul 12 - 14, 2019

A celebration of Black Nerd culture. . .

Shore Leave 41

Hunt Valley, MD, USA

Jul 12 - 14, 2019

Science fiction media convention. . .

Dundee Scottish Festival

Dundee, NY, USA

Jul 13, 2019

Scottish-themed music, dance, games and crafts. . .

MinCon 2019

Mineola, NY, USA

Jul 13, 2019

A comic con hosted by the Mineola Library. . .

Richmond Comic Con - Summer

Richmond, VA, USA

Jul 13, 2019

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Harlem Book Fair

New York, NY, USA

Jul 20, 2019

Literary festival. . .

Wild Renn Fest

East Aurora, NY, USA

Jul 20 - 21, 2019

Renaissance festival. . .

Confluence

Coraopolis, PA, USA

Jul 26 - 28, 2019

Science fiction/fantasy convention. . .

Otakon

Washington, DC, USA

Jul 26 - 28, 2019

Otakon is an annual three-day anime convention. . .

StarQuest

​Frederick, MD, USA

Jul 27 - 29, 2019

Science fiction and fantasy convention. . .

August

Brony Con

Baltimore, MD, USA

August 1 - 4, 2019

Pop culture convention. . .

Scares That Care Weekend

Williamsburg, VA, USA

Aug 2 - 4, 2019

Horror-themed fundraising event. . .

Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire

Manheim, PA, USA

Aug 3 - Oct 27, 2019

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

Bill Johnston's Pirate Days

Alexandria Bay, NY, USA

Aug 9 - 18, 2019

Pirate-themed entertainment. . .

Liberty City Anime Con

New York, NY, USA

August 9 - 11, 2019

Anime convention. . .

Palmyra Pirate Weekend

Palmyra, NY, USA

Aug 9 - 10, 2019

Pirate-themed entertainment. . .

Pirates and Wenches Fantasy Weekend

Rock Hall, MD, USA

Aug 9 - 11, 2019

Pirate-themed entertainment. . .

Gear

Steam Show - Summer

Brownsville, PA, USA

Aug 9 - 11, 2019

Steam-powered equipment demos. . .

PulpFest 2019

Mars, PA, USA

Aug 15 - 18, 2019

A convention for fans of pulp magazines and vintage popular fiction. . .

Gear

Key City Steampunk Festival

Frederick, MD, USA

August 16 - 18, 2019

Steampunk convention. . .

Monster-Mania Con 43

Cherry Hill, NJ, USA

Aug 16 - 18, 2019

Horror film and memorabilia convention. . .

Dover Comic Con

Dover, DE, USA

Aug 17, 2019

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Flame Con

New York, NY, USA

Aug 17 - 18, 2019

"The world’s largest queer comic con. . ."