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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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November

Maker Faire Rochester

Rochester, NY, USA

Nov 23, 2019

DIY and invention showcase. . .

Chessiecon

Lutherville-Timonium, MD, USA

Nov 29 - Dec 1, 2019

Science fiction/fantasy convention. . .

December

Gear

Dickens of a Christmas (Ebensburg)

Ebensburg, PA, USA

Dec 6 - 8, 2019

Dickens-themed entertainment. . .

Dickens of a Christmas (Roanoke)

Roanoke, VA, USA

Dec 6 - 20, 2019

Dickens-themed entertainment. . .

Steel City Con

Monroeville, PA, USA

Dec 6 - 8, 2019

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Roanoke Valley Comicon - December

Roanoke, VA, USA

Dec 7, 2019

Comic book and pop culture expo. . .

Big Apple Christmas Con

New York, NY, USA

Dec 14, 2019

Holiday-themed comic con. . .

Walker Stalker Con New Jersey

Edison, NJ, USA

Dec 14 - 15, 2019

Zombie convention. . .

January

AniMore

Baltimore, MD, USA

Jan 10 - 12, 2020

Anime convention. . .

Kotoricon 2020

Sewell, NJ, USA

Jan 10 - 11, 2020

Anime convention. . .

Setsucon

Altoona, PA, USA

Jan 25 - 26, 2020

Anime convention. . .

February

Star City Anime

Roanoke, VA, USA

Feb 7 - 9, 2020

Anime convention. . .

Katsucon

National Harbor, MD, USA

Feb 14 - 16, 2020

Anime convention. . .

Farpoint 27

Hunt Valley, MD, USA

Feb 21 - 23, 2020

Multi-genre fan convention. . .

GalaxyCon Richmond

Richmond, VA, USA

Feb 28 - Mar 1, 2020

Pop culture convention. . .

MystiCon

Roanoke, VA, USA

Feb 28 - Mar 1, 2020

Sci-Fi, Fantasy and Pop Culture convention

March

New York International Antiquarian Book Fair

New York, NY, USA

Mar 5 - 8, 2020

Book sales. . .

Monster-Mania Con - Cherry Hill

Cherry Hill, NJ, USA

Mar 13 - 15, 2020

Horror film and memorabilia convention. . .

Galactic Con – Delaware Comic Con

Middletown, DE, USA

Mar 14, 2020

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Virginia Festival of the Book

Charlottesville, VA, USA

Mar 18 - 22, 2020

Literary festival. . .

Zenkaikon

Lancaster, PA, USA

Mar 20 - 22, 2020

Multi-genre fan convention. . .

Four State Comic-Con

Hagerstown, MD, USA

Mar 21 - 23, 2020

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

National Black Writers Conference

Brooklyn, NY, USA

Mar 26 - 29, 2020

Literary conference. . .

Dark Side Of The Con

Parsippany, NJ, USA

Mar 27 - 29, 2020

"North America's Dark Alternative Convention. . ."

New Jersey Horror Con and Film Festival

Atlantic City, NJ, USA

Mar 27 - 29, 2020

Horror convention. . .

April

Tekko

Pittsburgh, PA, USA

Apr 2 - 5, 2020

Anime convention. . .

The Great Philadelphia Comic Con

Oaks, PA, USA

Apr 3 - 5, 2020

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Big Apple Comic Con

New York, NY, USA

Apr 5 - 6, 2020

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

RavenCon 15

Williamsburg, VA, USA

Apr 24 - 26, 2020

Science fiction and fantasy convention. . .

Annapolis Book Festival

Annapolis, MD, USA

Apr 25, 2020

Literary festival. . .

May

Awesome Con D.C.

Washington, DC, USA

May 1 - 3, 2020

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Betacon

Dunmore, PA, USA

May 1 - 3, 2020

A "family-oriented gaming convention. . ."

The Humans to Mars Summit

Washington, DC, USA

May 12 - 14, 2020

Conference about human exploration of Mars. . .

East Coast Comicon

Secaucus, NJ, USA

May 15 - 17, 2020

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Nickel City Con

Buffalo, NY, USA

May 15 - 17, 2020

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Gaithersburg Book Festival

Gaithersburg, MD, USA

May 16, 2020

Literary festival. . .

Gear

Steam Show - Spring

Brownsville, PA, USA

May 16 - 17, 2020

Steam-powered equipment demos. . .

Tidewater Comicon

Virginia Beach, VA, USA

May 16 - 17, 2020

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Balticon 54

Baltimore, MD, USA

May 22 - 25, 2020

Science fiction convention. . .

Book Expo America

New York, NY, USA

May 27 - 29, 2020

Book trade fair. . .

3 Rivers Comicon

Homestead, PA, USA

May 30 - 31, 2020

Comic convention. . .

BookCon

New York, NY, USA

May 30 - 31, 2020

Pop culture and book convention. . .

Five Points Festival

Brooklyn, NY, USA

May 30 - 31, 2020

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

June

AnimeNEXT

Atlantic City, NJ, USA

Jun 12 - 14, 2020

Anime convention. . .

Garden State Comic Fest - Morristown

Morristown, NJ, USA

Jun 27 - 28, 2020

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

July

Shore Leave 42

Hunt Valley, MD, USA

Jul 10 - 12, 2020

Science fiction media convention. . .

Gear

RetroFutureFest

Easton, PA, USA

Jul 12 - 18, 2020

A series of events related to retrofuturism and pop culture. . .

Confluence

Coraopolis, PA, USA

Jul 24 - 26, 2020

Science fiction/fantasy convention. . .

August

StarQuest

​Frederick, MD, USA

Aug 1 - 2, 2020

Science fiction and fantasy convention. . .

PulpFest

Mars, PA, USA

Aug 6 - 9, 2020

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