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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.


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February

Great Lakes Comic Convention

Warren, MI, USA

Feb 22 - 23, 2019

Comic, toy, and collectible expo. . .

Michigan State University Comics Forum

East Lansing, MI, USA

Feb 22 - 23, 2019

Conference for scholars, creators and fans with an interest in comics. . .

NWI Comic-Con

Schererville, IN, USA

February 23, 2019

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

March

ConCoction

Aurora, OH, USA

March 1 - 3, 2019

Science fiction, fantasy and gaming convention. . .

MarsCon 2019

Bloomington, MN, USA

March 1 - 3, 2019

Science fiction and fantasy convention. . .

Big Muddy Mini Maker Faire

St. Joseph, MO, USA

Mar 2, 2019

DIY and invention showcase. . .

Gear

Gardens & Gears Steampunk Wonderland Faire

Milwaukee, WI, USA

Mar 2, 2019

Steampunk gathering. . .

Greater Lafayette Mini Maker Faire

Lafayette, IN, USA

March 2, 2019

DIY and invention showcase. . .

Buckeye Comic Con

Columbus, OH, USA

March 3, 2019

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Gear

Geneva Steam Convention: Leviathans of the Deep

Delavan, WI, USA

March 8 - 10, 2019

Steampunk gathering. . .

Wizard World Cleveland

Cleveland, OH, USA

March 8 - 10, 2019

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

FantastiCon - Toledo

Toledo, OH, USA

Mar 9 - 10, 2019

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

HorrorHound Weekend

Cincinnati, OH, USA

Mar 15 - 17, 2019

Horror convention. . .

Naka-Kon

Overland Park, KS, USA

March 15 - 17, 2019

Anime convention. . .

Cleveland Comic, Card and Nostalgia Show

Westlake, OH, USA

March 17, 2019

Comic book expo. . .

Lexington Comic & Toy Convention

Lexington, KY, USA

Mar 21 - 24, 2019

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Animatic Con

Cincinnati, OH, USA

March 22 - 24, 2019

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

C2E2: Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo

Chicago, IL, USA

March 22 - 24, 2019

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

EvilleCon

Evansville, IN, USA

March 22 - 24, 2019

Anime convention. . .

Shuto Con

Lansing, MI, USA

March 22 - 24, 2019

Anime, cosplay and gaming convention. . .

Anime Detour

Minneapolis, MN, USA

March 29 - 31, 2019

Anime convention. . .

Gear

International Steampunk Symposium

Cincinnati, OH, USA

March 29 - 31, 2019

Steampunk convention. . .

No Brand Con

Wisconsin Dells, WI, USA

March 29 - 31, 2019

Anime convention. . .

Planet Comic Con

Kansas City, MO, USA

March 29 - 31, 2019

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Planet Comicon, Kansas City

Kansas City, MO, USA

March 29 - 31, 2019

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

WillyCon XXI

Wayne, NE, USA

March 29 - 31, 2019

Science fiction and fantasy convention. . .

Animarathon

Bowling Green, OH, USA

March 30 - 31, 2019

Anime convention. . .

April

American Craft Show, St. Paul

Saint Paul, MN, USA

April 5 - 7, 2019

Juried craft market. . .

Wizard World St. Louis

St. Louis, MO, USA

April 5 - 7, 2019

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Supernatural Official Convention - Chicago

Rosemont, IL, USA

April 12 - 14, 2019

Pop culture convention. . .

ConGlomeration

Louisville, KY, USA

April 19 - 21, 2019

Multi-genre geek culture convention. . .

Heroes & Villains Fan Fest - Chicago

Rosemont, IL, USA

Apr 19 - 21, 2019

Pop culture convention, held concurrently with Walker Stalker. . .

Minicon 54

Minneapolis, MN, USA

April 19 - 21, 2019

Science fiction and fantasy convention. . .

Walker Stalker Con Chicago

Rosemont, IL, USA

April 19 - 21, 2019

Zombie convention. . .

Gem City Comic Con

Dayton, OH, USA

Apr 27 - 28, 2019

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Gear

Ratha Con

Athens, OH, USA

April 27, 2019

Regional pop culture and comic book convention. . .

May

Gear

DemiCon 30

Urbandale, IA, USA

May 3 - 5, 2019

Science fiction and fantasy convention. . .

Penguicon 2019

Southfield, MI, USA

May 3 - 5, 2019

Science fiction convention. . .

Gear

StokerCon

Grand Rapids, MI, USA

May 9 - 12, 2019

Horror writers' conference. . .

Great American Book Festival

Rapid City, SD, USA

May 10 - 11, 2019

Literary festival. . .

Marcon 54

Columbus, OH, USA

May 10 - 12, 2019

Science fiction and fantasy convention. . .

Visioncon

Springfield, MO, USA

May 10 - 12, 2019

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Anime Central

Rosemont, IL, USA

May 17 - 19, 2019

Anime convention. . .

Motor City Comic Con

Novi, MI, USA

May 17 - 19, 2019

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

AniMinneapolis

Minneapolis, MN, USA

May 24 - 26, 2019

Anime convention. . .

ConQuesT 50

Kansas City, MO, USA

May 24 - 26, 2019

Science fiction and fantasy convention. . .

WisCon 43

Madison, WI, USA

May 24 - 27, 2019

Feminist science fiction convention and conference. . .

MediaWest*Con 39

Lansing, MI, USA

May 25 - 28, 2019

Fan-run geek culture convention with a media focus. . .

Gear

Michigan Steam Expo

Pontiac, MI, USA

May 26, 2019

Steampunk festival. . .

Gear

Cog County Faire

Montello, WI, USA

May 30 - Jun 2, 2019

Steampunk gathering. . .