Here we’ve listed all the conventions and events within about a one day drive from the Salt Lake City area. Did we miss one? Send us an email at and let us know.

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1Denver Comic ConJun 15-Jun 17Pop CultureMegaColorado Convention Center
700 14th St Denver, CO Colorado charitable organization focused on enhancing and improving student’s learning experience through the use of comic book media.
2Whistler's FaireJun 20Medieval/ FantasySmallWellsville Tabernacle
Wellsville, UT have a terrific time with us as magic, stories, amazing food, and fun costumes abound....all in the name of scholarship and the Wellsville Tabernacle!
3FyreconJun 21-23LiteraryMediumWeber State University - Davis Campus
2750 University Park Blvd. Layton, UT mission of FyreCon is to provide intensive classes in sci-fi/fantasy writing and art from professionals.
4Rocky Mountain Gaming VacationJun 24-30Gaming SmallMountain Thunder Lodge
50 Mountain Thunder Dr Breckenridge, CO week of spectacular nature and board. Pretty much the best vacation ever!
5WesterCon 71/Myths and Legends ConJul 4-8LiteraryMediumHyatt Regency Hotel – Tech Center
7800 E. Tufts Ave., Denver CO most prestigious regional literary science fiction and fantasy convention on the west coast.
6Salt Lake Gaming ConJul 6-7Gaming/
Pop Culture
LargeMountain America Expo Center
9575 S State St, Sandy, UT biggest gaming convention in the country.
7Utah Legend Wizard BallJul 31-Aug 1FantasyNew-UnknownWadley Farms Castle
35 E 400 N, Lindon, UT 84042 into the Land of Legend. The feast is the beginning along with Magical shops, street performers, and end your evening with a waltz with the Beastly Sisters' Band.
8Star Trek Las VegasAug 1-5Star TrekLargeThe Rio Suites Hotel
3700 W. Flamingo Rd.Las Vegas, NV Trek specific touring convention.
9Utah Pirate InvasionAug3-5PiratesNew-UnknownFort Buenaventura
2450 A Ave., Ogden, UT the Golden Age of Piracy! Weekend long Pirate Faire!
10Anthro Weekend UtahAug 10-12FurrySmallDavis Conference Center
800 Heritage Park Blvd, Layton, UT themed event for fans of anthropomorphic characters and fursuiting.
11Vampire Diaries/The Originals Official ConventionAug 10-12VampireMediumHyatt Regency SFO
1333 Bayshore Hwy, Burlingame, CA Diaries/The Originals show specific touring convention.
12World Con 76Aug 16-19Sci-Fi/
LargeMcEnery Convention Center
150 W San Carlos St, San Jose, CA's most prestigious literary focus science fiction and fantasy convention. Home of the Hugo Awards
13Supernatural Official ConventionAug 17-19SupernatualMediumHyatt Regency Aurora Denver
13200 East 14th Place, Aurora, CO TV show specific touring convention.
14Colorado Springs Comic ConAug 24-26Pop CultureLargeMortgage Solutions Financial Expo Center
3650 N Nevada Ave Colorado Springs, CO multigenre entertainment and comic book convention held annually in Colorado Springs, CO.
15Utah Renaissance FaireAug 24-25RenaissanceLargeThanksgiving Point
3003 North Thanksgiving Way, Lehi, UT the medieval times to Utah through a great annual event!
16Fort Collins Comic ConAug 25-26Pop CultureMediumNorthside Aztlan Community Center
112 Willow St Fort Collins, CO charity event for the Poudre River Public Library District; bringing together thousands of geeks, pop-culture enthusiasts, gamers, fans, artists, writers, creators, cosplayers, and more.
17Crystal Mountain Pony ConAug 31-Sep 1BronySmallDavis Conference Center
800 Heritage Park Blvd, Layton, UT all of your family and friends and help us celebrate our 5th year as Utah's premiere all-ages pony convention!
18Nan Desu KanAug 31-Sep 2AnimeMediumSheraton Denver Downtown
1550 Court Place Denver, CO's annual fan run anime convention, in it's 22nd year.
19Saboten ConAug 31-Sep 3AnimeMediumSheraton Grand Phoenix
340 N 3rd St Phoenix, AZ Con is an American anime convention held in Phoenix, Arizona and organized by Monkey Paw Entertainment.
20FanX Salt Lake Comic ConventionSep 6-8Pop CultureMegaSalt Palace Convention Center
100 S West Temple, SLC, UT Salt Lake Comic Conventions are Dan Farr Productions events and are now the most attended conventions in the state of Utah and the largest comic conventions in the world per capita.
21Snake River Comic ConSep 28-30Pop CultureMediumMultiple Locations
Pocatello, ID Con is coming to Eastern Idaho! This is your chance to get your geek out with other local nerds!
22MyConOct 11-13GamingNew-UnknownCache County Fairgrounds
450 S 500 W Logan, UT first ever Cache Valley Gaming Convention! MyCon is The Spot for all your gaming needs. This is a three day event packed full of fun for all ages!
23MileHi ConOct 19-21Sci-Fi/
MediumHyatt Regency Hotel – Tech Center
7800 E. Tufts Ave., Denver CO SF/F and speculative fiction lovers, it's an annual weekend not to be missed. The convention features authors, artists, speakers, performers and loads of fun programming.
24Anime Banzai 13Oct 19-21AnimeMediumDavis Conference Center
800 Heritage Park Blvd, Layton, UT’s premier and largest Anime Con! A 3-day family friendly weekend featuring events such as dances, celebrity guests, gaming contests, scavenger hunts, panels, cosplay, an arcade, and more!
25SabakonNov 16-18AnimeMediumAlexis Park All Suites Resort
375 E Harmon Ave, Las Vegas, NV annual anime, video gaming, and pop culture convention held in Las Vegas.
26Utah Winter FaireNov 30-Dec 2Fantasy/
MediumLegacy Events Center
151 South 1100 West Farmington, Ut's annual Winter Renaissance, Fantasy and Steampunk festival.
27Vampire Diaries/The Originals Official ConventionNov 30-Dec 2VampireMediumMesa Convention Center
263 N Center St, Mesa, AZ Diaries/The Originals show specific touring convention.
28GameAConDec 14-16Video
LargeWestgate Resort and Casino
3000 Paradise Rd, Las Vegas, NV independent artists in game creation by providing a space for them to showcase their work, the opportunity to reach an audience who craves to see it, and a forum to learn from each other.
29Galaxy FestFeb 1-3Sci-Fi/
MediumThe Antlers Wyndham Hotel
4 S Cascade Ave, Colorado Springs, CO is 24 hour, multi-genre, pop culture convention. It aims to provide support to local science, technology, engineering, math, literacy, arts non-profit organizations.
30Life the Universe and EverythingFeb 14-16LiteraryMediumProvo Marriott Hotel & Conference Center
101 West 100 North, Provo, UT 3 day academic symposium on all aspects of SF/F. Comprised of panels, presentations and papers on writing, art, literature, film, gaming and other facets of speculative fiction.
31Wizarding DayzFeb 22-23Harry PotterMediumMountain America Expo Center
9575 S State St, Sandy, UT Potter, LotR, and Camelot themed convention.
32Ogden UnConJune 7-9Pop CultureNew-UnknownOgden Eccles Conference Center
2415 Washington Blvd, Ogden, UT Dedicating ourselves to the attendees' con experience, we're also dedicated to the success of our local artists, writers, filmmakers, etc. Unconventional Guests & Content.
33Wizarding Dayz Cache ValleyJul 19-20Harry PotterNew-UnknownCache County Event Center
199 N Main St, Logan, Utah Harry Potter and LotR themed convention, in Cache County!