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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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February

American Craft Show Baltimore

Baltimore, MD, USA

February 22 - 24, 2019

Juried craft market. . .

MystiCon

Roanoke, VA, USA

February 22 - 24, 2019

Sci-Fi, Fantasy and Pop Culture convention

Jersey Shore Nerd Fest

Lindenwold, NJ, USA

Feb 24, 2019

Comic book and pop culture expo. . .

March

New York International Antiquarian Book Fair

New York, NY, USA

Mar 7 - 10, 2019

Book sales. . .

Big Apple Comic Con

New York, NY, USA

March 9 - 10, 2019

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Central PA Comic Con

Grantville, PA, USA

March 9 - 10, 2019

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Antiques at Kimberton

Phoenixville, PA, USA

March 16 - 17, 2019

Antique show. . .

Virginia Festival of the Book

Charlottesville, VA, USA

Mar 20 - 24, 2019

Literary festival. . .

Zenkaikon

Lancaster, PA, USA

March 22 - 24, 2019

Multi-genre fan convention. . .

Four State Comic-Con

Hagerstown, MD, USA

Mar 23 - 24, 2019

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Lehigh Valley Itz-A-Con

Allentown, PA, USA

Mar 23 - 24, 2019

Comic book and pop culture expo. . .

Dark Side Of The Con 3

Parsippany, NJ, USA

March 29 - 31, 2019

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

Galactic Con – Delaware Comic Con

Middletown, DE, USA

Mar 30, 2019

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

April

RavenCon

Williamsburg, VA, USA

Apr 5 - 7, 2019

Science fiction and fantasy convention. . .

Tekko

Pittsburgh, PA, USA

April 11 - 14, 2019

Anime convention. . .

Cecil Con

North East, MD, USA

April 12 - 13, 2019

Fantasy, sci-fi, anime and gaming convention. . .

Gear

Clockwork Festival

Columbia, PA, USA

Apr 13, 2019

Steampunk festival in a clock museum. . .

Gear

Changeling Waking Dreams

Atlantic City, NJ, USA

Apr 25 - 27, 2019

An immersive festival with music, art, and costuming, combined with a live action role-playing game. . .

Awesome Con

Washington, DC, USA

April 26 - 28, 2019

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

The New Faeriedom Festival

New Freedom, PA, USA

Apr 27, 2019

Fantasy-themed farmer's market. . .

Southern Maryland Celtic Festival

St. Leonard, MD, USA

April 27, 2019

Celtic-themed entertainment. . .

Gear

STEAM Fest Time Traveller's Gala

Macungie, PA, USA

April 27, 2019

Steampunk-themed fundraising event. . .

May

3 Rivers Comicon

West Mifflin, PA, USA

May 11 - 12, 2019

Comic convention. . .

Hudson Valley Comic Con

Poughkeepsie, NY, USA

May 11 - 12, 2019

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Gear

C.O.G.S. Expo

Parsippany, NJ, USA

May 17 - 19, 2019

Steampunk convention. . .

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. . .

Book Expo America

New York, NY, USA

May 29 - 31, 2019

Book trade fair. . .

June

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 - Maryland Comic Con

West Friendship, MD, USA

Jun 1, 2019

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

AnimeNEXT

Atlantic City, NJ, USA

June 7 - 9, 2019

Anime convention. . .

Gear

Steampunk Con

Piscataway, NJ, USA

June 21 - 23, 2019

Steampunk 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

Otakon

Washington, DC, USA

Jul 26 - 28, 2019

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

August

Brony Con

Baltimore, MD, USA

August 1 - 4, 2019

Pop culture convention. . .

Liberty City Anime Con

New York, NY, USA

August 9 - 11, 2019

Anime convention. . .

Gear

Key City Steampunk Festival

Frederick, MD, USA

August 16 - 18, 2019

Steampunk convention. . .

Dover Comic Con

Dover, DE, USA

Aug 17, 2019

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

New York Renaissance Faire

Tuxedo Park, NY, USA

August 17 - October 6, 2019

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

Gear

The Steampunk Farmer's Market

New Freedom, PA, USA

Aug 24, 2019

Steampunk-themed farmers market

Gear

PA Steam Fest 2019

Bethlehem, PA, USA

August 31, 2019

Steampunk festival. . .

September

Colossalcon East

Pocono Manor, PA, USA

Sep 13 - 15, 2019

Anime convention in the Poconos. . .

Mothman Festival

Point Pleasant, WV, USA

Sep 21 - 22, 2019

A festival commemorating the 1966 West Virginia Mothman sighting. . .

Plattsburgh Comic Con

Plattsburgh, NY, USA

Sep 21 - 22, 2019

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

October

New York Comic Con

New York, NY, USA

October 3 - 6, 2019

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Harvest Faire

Newport News, VA, USA

Oct 11 - 13, 2019

Medieval-themed entertainment and vendors. . .

Baltimore Comic-Con

Baltimore, MD, USA

October 18 - 20, 2019

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .