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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

Anime Crossroads

Indianapolis, IN, USA

Feb 21 - 22, 2020

Anime convention. . .

Great Lakes Comic Convention

Warren, MI, USA

Feb 21 - 22, 2020

Comic, toy, and collectible expo. . .

Michigan State University Comics Forum

East Lansing, MI, USA

Feb 21 - 22, 2020

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

C2E2: Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo

Chicago, IL, USA

Feb 28 - Mar 1, 2020

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

MarsCon 2020

Bloomington, MN, USA

Feb 28 - Mar 1, 2020

Science fiction and fantasy convention. . .

Gear

Gardens & Gears Steampunk Wonderland Faire

Milwaukee, WI, USA

Feb 29, 2020

Steampunk gathering. . .

March

Louisville Arcade Expo

Louisville, KY, USA

Mar 6 - 8, 2020

Gaming convention. . .

Wizard World Cleveland

Cleveland, OH, USA

Mar 6 - 8, 2020

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

The Big Muddy Mini Maker Faire

St. Joseph, MO, USA

Mar 7, 2020

DIY and invention showcase. . .

Gear

Geneva Steam Convention

Delavan, WI, USA

Mar 13 - 15, 2020

Steampunk gathering. . .

Naka-Kon 2020

Overland Park, KS, USA

Mar 13 - 15, 2020

Anime convention. . .

FantastiCon - Toledo

Toledo, OH, USA

Mar 14 - 15, 2020

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Cleveland Comic, Card and Nostalgia Show

Westlake, OH, USA

Mar 15, 2020

Comic book expo. . .

Animatic Con

Cincinnati, OH, USA

Mar 20 - 22, 2020

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Cleveland ConCoction

Aurora, OH, USA

Mar 20 - 22, 2020

Science fiction, fantasy and gaming convention. . .

EvilleCon

Evansville, IN, USA

Mar 20 - 22, 2020

Anime convention. . .

HorrorHound Weekend

Cincinnati, OH, USA

Mar 20 - 22, 2020

Horror convention. . .

Planet Comicon, Kansas City

Kansas City, MO, USA

Mar 20 - 22, 2020

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Lexington Comic & Toy Convention

Lexington, KY, USA

Mar 26 - 29, 2020

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Gear

International Steampunk Symposium

Cincinnati, OH, USA

Mar 27 - 29, 2020

Steampunk convention. . .

WillyCon XXII

Wayne, NE, USA

Mar 27 - 29, 2020

Science fiction and fantasy convention. . .

Animarathon

Bowling Green, OH, USA

Mar 28 - 29, 2020

Anime convention. . .

April

Anime Detour

Minneapolis, MN, USA

Apr 3 - 5, 2020

Anime convention. . .

Motor City Furry Con

Southfield, MI, USA

Apr 3 - 5, 2020

For fans of anthropomorphic fictional characters. . .

Bluewater International Comic-Con

Port Huron, MI, USA

Apr 4 - 5, 2020

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

ConGlomeration

Louisville, KY, USA

Apr 10 - 12, 2020

Multi-genre geek culture convention. . .

Indiana Comic Con

Indianapolis, IN, USA

Apr 10 - 12, 2020

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Minicon 55

Minneapolis, MN, USA

Apr 10 - 12, 2020

Science fiction and fantasy convention. . .

Greater St. Louis Book Fair

Ballwin, MO, USA

Apr 16 - 19, 2020

Book sales. . .

Cape Comic Con

Cape Girardeau, MO, USA

Apr 17 - 19, 2020

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

No Brand Con

Wisconsin Dells, WI, USA

Apr 17 - 19, 2020

Anime convention. . .

Fan Fest Chicago

Rosemont, IL, USA

Apr 18 - 19, 2020

Pop culture convention. . .

Great Plains Renaissance Festival

Wichita, KS, USA

Apr 18 - 19, 2020

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

Gear

Ratha Con

Athens, OH, USA

Apr 18, 2020

Regional pop culture and comic book convention. . .

Oz-Con 2020

West Plains, MO, USA

Apr 24 - 26, 2020

Gaming, cosplay and anime convention. . .

Penguicon 2020

Southfield, MI, USA

Apr 24 - 26, 2020

Science fiction convention. . .

Central Missouri Renaissance Festival - Spring

Kingdom City, MO, USA

Apr 25 - May 3, 2020

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

Gem City Comic Con

Dayton, OH, USA

Apr 25 - 26, 2020

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Nebraska Renaissance Faire

Elkhorn, NE, USA

Apr 25 - 26, 2020

Renaissance-themed entertainment. . .

May

DemiCon 31

Urbandale, IA, USA

May 1 - 3, 2020

Science fiction and fantasy convention. . .

Visioncon

Springfield, MO, USA

May 1 - 3, 2020

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Oddmall: Emporium of the Weird

Akron, OH, USA

May 2 - 3, 2020

Described as "an exploration of art & artifice. . ."

Marcon 55

Columbus, OH, USA

May 8 - 10, 2020

Science fiction and fantasy convention. . .

Anime Central

Rosemont, IL, USA

May 15 - 17, 2020

Anime convention. . .

Motor City Comic Con

Novi, MI, USA

May 15 - 17, 2020

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

Fargo CoreCon 12

Fargo, ND, USA

May 21 - 23, 2020

Multi-genre fan convention. . .

AniMinneapolis

Minneapolis, MN, USA

May 22 - 24, 2020

Anime convention. . .

Cherry Capital Comic Con

Acme, MI, USA

May 22 - 24, 2020

Comic book and pop culture convention. . .

ConQuesT 51

Kansas City, MO, USA

May 22 - 24, 2020

Science fiction and fantasy convention. . .

MediaWest*Con 40

Lansing, MI, USA

May 22 - 25, 2020

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