Events - Midwest

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

Capricon

Chicago, IL, USA

Feb 3 - 6, 2022

Science fiction convention. . .

Anime Milwaukee

Milwaukee, WI, USA

Feb 11 - 13, 2022

Anime convention. . .

Anime Crossroads

Indianapolis, IN, USA

Feb 25 - 27, 2022

Anime convention. . .

March

Cleveland ConCoction 8

Aurora, OH, USA

Mar 4 - 6, 2022

Science fiction, fantasy and gaming convention. . .

Gear

13 Gears: An Eclectic Steampunk Event

Minneapolis, MN, USA

Mar 6, 2022

Steampunk gathering. . .

MarsCon 2022

Bloomington, MN, USA

Mar 11 - 13, 2022

Science fiction and fantasy convention. . .

Anime Detour

Minneapolis, MN, USA

Mar 18 - 20, 2022

Anime convention. . .

Gear

Steampunk Symposium

Cincinnati, OH, USA

Mar 25 - 27, 2022

Steampunk convention. . .

April

Gear

Ratha Con

Athens, OH, USA

Apr 9, 2022

Regional pop culture and comic book convention. . .

Minicon 55

Minneapolis, MN, USA

Apr 15 - 17, 2022

Science fiction and fantasy convention. . .

No Brand Con

Wisconsin Dells, WI, USA

Apr 22 - 24, 2022

Anime convention. . .

May

DemiCon

Urbandale, IA, USA

May 6 - 8, 2022

Science fiction and fantasy convention. . .

Marcon 57

Columbus, OH, USA

May 6 - 8, 2022

Science fiction and fantasy convention. . .

Wizard World St. Louis

St. Louis, MO, USA

May 6 - 8, 2022

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Motor City Comic Con

Novi, MI, USA

May 13 - 15, 2022

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Anime Central

Rosemont, IL, USA

May 20 - 22, 2022

Anime convention. . .

WisCon

Madison, WI, USA

May 27 - 30, 2022

Feminist science fiction convention and conference. . .

July

Diversicon

Plymouth, MN, USA

Jul 29 - 31, 2022

Science fiction/fantasy convention. . .

August

C2E2: Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo

Chicago, IL, USA

Aug 5 - 7, 2022

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

CONvergence 2022

Minneapolis, MN, USA

Aug 11 - 14, 2022

Science fiction and fantasy convention. . .

Michigan Renaissance Festival

Holly, MI, USA

Aug 20 - Oct 2, 2022

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

September

Gear

Chicon 8 - Worldcon

Chicago, IL, USA

Sep 1 - 5, 2022

The 80th World Science Fiction Convention. . .

Gear

Big River Steampunk Festival

Hannibal, MO, USA

Sep 2 - 5, 2022

Steampunk festival. . .

Meta Con

Minneapolis, MN, USA

Sep 2 - 4, 2022

Comic and sci-fi convention. . .

Kansas City Renaissance Festival

Bonner Springs, KS, USA

Sep 3 - Oct 16, 2022

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

Ohio Renaissance Festival

Waynesville, OH, USA

Sep 3 - Oct 20, 2022

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

Archon 45

Collinsville, IL, USA

Sep 30 - Oct 2, 2022

Science fiction/fantasy convention. . .

October

Con on the Cob

Richfield, OH, USA

Oct 6 - 9, 2022

A "four day celebration of games, art, freaks, and fun. . ."

November

Gear

Chicago TARDIS

Lombard, IL, USA

Nov 25 - 27, 2022

Doctor Who convention. . .