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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1Colorado Anime FestMar 23-25AnimeMediumRenaissance Denver Stapleton Hotel
3801 Quebec St, Denver, CO all things Japan in the Mile High City!
2Cosplay Con!Mar 24CosplayNew - UnknownWest Jordan Veterans Memorial Park
8030 South 1825 West, West Jordan, UT con celebrating all aspects of cosplay.
3StarfestApr 20-22Sci-Fi/
LargeMarriott & Hilton DTC
Denver, CO is an annual Denver convention encompassing all aspects of popular media, film and television. It attracts several thousand fans for a weekend of social interaction, games and fun
4Wasatch Comic ConApr 27-28ComicsNew - UnknownThe Nerd Store
3601 S 2700 W, West Valley City, UT the first time, a free comic con focused on the creators that make the characters and worlds we enjoy so much. Featuring great names in comics and more
5LVL Up ExpoMay 4-6Gaming/
Pop Culture
MediumCashman Convention Center
Las Vegas, NV nonprofit Vegas convention, covering various gaming platforms, technology, design and anime!
6Biggest Little Fur ConMay 10-14FurriesMediumGrand Sierra Resort and Casino
2500 East 2nd Street, Reno, NV themed con for fans of anthropomorphic animals.
7Phoenix Comic ConMay 24-27Pop CultureMegaPhoenix Convention Center
100 N. Third St. Phoenix, AZ multigenre entertainment and comic book convention held annually in Phoenix, Arizona.
8Anime OasisMay 25-28AnimeMediumThe Grove Hotel
245 South Capitol Blvd Boise, ID's annual Japanese Animation convention.
9FanCon and Food Truck RalleyJun 2Pop CultureSmallWeber County Library
2039 W. 4000 S., Roy, Utah is back and bigger than ever. Experience fan-centric panels on popular television and anime.
10Pop Culture ConJun 9Pop CultureSmallElevé Event Center
439 S. Pleasant Grove Blvd, Pleasant Grove, UT chance for the Utah Valley (and other areas) to come together to celebrate pop culture, anime, games, cosplay and more!
11Denver 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.
12Whistler'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!
13FyreconJun 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.
14Rocky 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!
15WesterCon 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.
16Utah 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.
17Star Trek Las VegasAug 1-5Star TrekLargeThe Rio Suites Hotel
3700 W. Flamingo Rd.Las Vegas, NV Trek specific touring convention.
18Utah Pirate InvasionAug3-5PiratesNew - UnknownFort Buenaventura
2450 A Ave., Ogden, UT the Golden Age of Piracy! Weekend long Pirate Faire!
19Anthro Weekend UtahAug 10-12FurrySmallDavis Conference Center
800 Heritage Park Blvd, Layton, UT themed event for fans of anthropomorphic characters and fursuiting.
20Vampire Diaries/The Originals Official ConventionAug 10-12VampireMediumHyatt Regency SFO
1333 Bayshore Hwy, Burlingame, CA Diaries/The Originals show specific touring convention.
21World 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
22Supernatural Official ConventionAug 17-19SupernatualMediumHyatt Regency Aurora Denver
13200 East 14th Place, Aurora, CO TV show specific touring convention.
23Colorado 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.
24Fort 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.
25Nan Desu KanAug 31-Sep 2AnimeMediumSheraton Denver Downtown
1550 Court Place Denver, CO's annual fan run anime convention, in it's 22nd year.
26Saboten 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.
27FanX 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.
28Snake 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!
29MileHi 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.
30Anime 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!
31Utah Winter FaireNov 30-Dec 2Fantasy/
MediumLegacy Events Center
151 South 1100 West Farmington, Ut's annual Winter Renaissance, Fantasy and Steampunk festival.
32Vampire Diaries/The Originals Official ConventionNov 30-Dec 2VampireMediumMesa Convention Center
263 N Center St, Mesa, AZ Diaries/The Originals show specific touring convention.
33Galaxy 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.
34Wizarding DayzFeb 22-23Harry PotterMediumSouth Towne Expo Center
9575 S State St, Sandy, UT Potter and LotR themed convention.