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 info@ugeekmedia.com and let us know.

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Convention
Dates
Type
Size
Location
Website
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1Biggest Little Fur ConMay 10-14FurriesMediumGrand Sierra Resort and Casino
2500 East 2nd Street, Reno, NV
https://www.goblfc.org/Musical themed con for fans of anthropomorphic animals.
2Utah Renaissance Festival and Fantasy Faire - Faerie WeekendMay 12-13Renaissance/ FantasyLargeUtah Renaissance Festival and Fantasy Faire
1750 W 400 N, Marriott-Slaterville, UT
http://www.utahrenfest.com/An immersive faire filled with wonderful entertainment and educational activities celebrating fantasy and the renaissance!
3Utah Renaissance Festival and Fantasy Faire - Swashbuckler's WeekendMay 19-20Renaissance/ FantasyLargeUtah Renaissance Festival and Fantasy Faire
1750 W 400 N, Marriott-Slaterville, UT
http://www.utahrenfest.com/An immersive faire filled with wonderful entertainment and educational activities celebrating fantasy and the renaissance!
4Big Shiny Robot's Big Sniny Nerd SwapmeetMay 20Pop CultureSmallBohemian Brewery & Grill
94 E Fort Union Blvd, Midvale, Utah 84047
https://www.facebook.com/events/129765437567567/There will be food, beer, and many local collectors parting with prized possessions from their personal collections. Comics, toys, video games, and much more! This is a FREE event to the public. All ages.
5Phoenix Comic FestMay 24-27Pop CultureMegaPhoenix Convention Center
100 N. Third St. Phoenix, AZ
https://phoenixcomicfest.com/A multigenre entertainment and comic book convention held annually in Phoenix, Arizona.
6Anime OasisMay 25-28AnimeMediumThe Grove Hotel
245 South Capitol Blvd Boise, ID
http://www.animeoasis.org/Idaho's annual Japanese Animation convention.
7Utah Renaissance Festival and Fantasy Faire - Steampunk WeekendMay 26-28Renaissance/ FantasyLargeUtah Renaissance Festival and Fantasy Faire
1750 W 400 N, Marriott-Slaterville, UT
http://www.utahrenfest.com/An immersive faire filled with wonderful entertainment and educational activities celebrating fantasy and the renaissance!
8FanCon and Food Truck RalleyJun 2Pop CultureSmallWeber County Library
2039 W. 4000 S., Roy, Utah
https://www.facebook.com/events/1438058042920317/FANCon is back and bigger than ever. Experience fan-centric panels on popular television and anime.
9Pop Culture ConJun 9Pop CultureSmallElevé Event Center
439 S. Pleasant Grove Blvd, Pleasant Grove, UT
http://www.popcultureconvention.com/A chance for the Utah Valley (and other areas) to come together to celebrate pop culture, anime, games, cosplay and more!
10Denver Comic ConJun 15-Jun 17Pop CultureMegaColorado Convention Center
700 14th St Denver, CO
http://popcultureclassroom.org/denvercomicconA Colorado charitable organization focused on enhancing and improving student’s learning experience through the use of comic book media.
11Whistler's FaireJun 20Medieval/ FantasySmallWellsville Tabernacle
Wellsville, UT
https://whistlersfaire.blogspot.com/Come 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!
12FyreconJun 21-23LiteraryMediumWeber State University - Davis Campus
2750 University Park Blvd. Layton, UT
https://www.fyrecon.com/The mission of FyreCon is to provide intensive classes in sci-fi/fantasy writing and art from professionals.
13Rocky Mountain Gaming VacationJun 24-30Gaming SmallMountain Thunder Lodge
50 Mountain Thunder Dr Breckenridge, CO
http://www.icarustours.com/rocky-mountain.htmlA week of spectacular nature and board. Pretty much the best vacation ever!
14WesterCon 71/Myths and Legends ConJul 4-8LiteraryMediumHyatt Regency Hotel – Tech Center
7800 E. Tufts Ave., Denver CO
http://westercon71.org/The most prestigious regional literary science fiction and fantasy convention on the west coast.
15Salt Lake Gaming ConJul 6-7Gaming/
Pop Culture
LargeMountain America Expo Center
9575 S State St, Sandy, UT
http://www.saltlakegamingcon.com/6th biggest gaming convention in the country.
16Utah Legend Wizard BallJul 31-Aug 1FantasyNew-UnknownWadley Farms Castle
35 E 400 N, Lindon, UT 84042
https://www.dazzleevent.net/land-eventsStep 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
http://www.creationent.com/cal/st_lasvegas.htmlStar Trek specific touring convention.
18Utah Pirate InvasionAug3-5PiratesNew - UnknownFort Buenaventura
2450 A Ave., Ogden, UT
https://www.facebook.com/events/312939285864135/Celebrate the Golden Age of Piracy! Weekend long Pirate Faire!
19Anthro Weekend UtahAug 10-12FurrySmallDavis Conference Center
800 Heritage Park Blvd, Layton, UT
https://anthroweekendutah.org/80s themed event for fans of anthropomorphic characters and fursuiting.
20Vampire Diaries/The Originals Official ConventionAug 10-12VampireMediumHyatt Regency SFO
1333 Bayshore Hwy, Burlingame, CA
https://www.creationent.com/cal/tvd_sf.htmlVampire Diaries/The Originals show specific touring convention.
21World Con 76Aug 16-19Sci-Fi/
Fantasy
LargeMcEnery Convention Center
150 W San Carlos St, San Jose, CA
http://worldcon76.org/World'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
https://www.creationent.com/cal/supernatural_denver.htmSupernatural TV show specific touring convention.
23Colorado Springs Comic ConAug 24-26Pop CultureLargeMortgage Solutions Financial Expo Center
3650 N Nevada Ave Colorado Springs, CO
http://www.cscomiccon.com/A multigenre entertainment and comic book convention held annually in Colorado Springs, CO.
24Utah Renaissance FaireAug 24-25RenaissanceLargeThanksgiving Point
3003 North Thanksgiving Way, Lehi, UT
http://utahrenfaire.org/Bringing the medieval times to Utah through a great annual event!
25Fort Collins Comic ConAug 25-26Pop CultureMediumNorthside Aztlan Community Center
112 Willow St Fort Collins, CO
https://fococomiccon.com/A 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.
26Crystal Mountain Pony ConAug 31-Sep 1BronySmallDavis Conference Center
800 Heritage Park Blvd, Layton, UT
https://crystalponycon.com/Bring all of your family and friends and help us celebrate our 5th year as Utah's premiere all-ages pony convention!
27Nan Desu KanAug 31-Sep 2AnimeMediumSheraton Denver Downtown
1550 Court Place Denver, CO
http://ndkdenver.org/Denver's annual fan run anime convention, in it's 22nd year.
28Saboten ConAug 31-Sep 3AnimeMediumSheraton Grand Phoenix
340 N 3rd St Phoenix, AZ
http://www.sabotencon.com/Saboten Con is an American anime convention held in Phoenix, Arizona and organized by Monkey Paw Entertainment.
29FanX Salt Lake Comic ConventionSep 6-8Pop CultureMegaSalt Palace Convention Center
100 S West Temple, SLC, UT
http://www.saltlakecomicconvention.com/FanX 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.
30Snake River Comic ConSep 28-30Pop CultureMediumMultiple Locations
Pocatello, ID
http://snakerivercomiccon.com/Comic Con is coming to Eastern Idaho! This is your chance to get your geek out with other local nerds!
31MileHi ConOct 19-21Sci-Fi/
Fantasy
MediumHyatt Regency Hotel – Tech Center
7800 E. Tufts Ave., Denver CO
http://www.milehicon.org/For 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.
32Anime Banzai 13Oct 19-21AnimeMediumDavis Conference Center
800 Heritage Park Blvd, Layton, UT
http://www.animebanzai.org/Utah’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!
33SabakonNov 16-18AnimeMediumAlexis Park All Suites Resort
375 E Harmon Ave, Las Vegas, NV
http://www.sabakon.com/An annual anime, video gaming, and pop culture convention held in Las Vegas.
34Utah Winter FaireNov 30-Dec 2Fantasy/
Steampunk
MediumLegacy Events Center
151 South 1100 West Farmington, Ut
http://www.utahwinterfaire.com/Utah's annual Winter Renaissance, Fantasy and Steampunk festival.
35Vampire Diaries/The Originals Official ConventionNov 30-Dec 2VampireMediumMesa Convention Center
263 N Center St, Mesa, AZ
https://www.creationent.com/cal/tvd_az.htmlVampire Diaries/The Originals show specific touring convention.
36GameAConDec 14-16Video
Gaming
LargeWestgate Resort and Casino
3000 Paradise Rd, Las Vegas, NV
http://www.gameaconvegas.com/Promotes 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.
37Galaxy FestFeb 1-3Sci-Fi/
Fantasy
MediumThe Antlers Wyndham Hotel
4 S Cascade Ave, Colorado Springs, CO
http://www.galaxyfest.org/GalaxyFest is 24 hour, multi-genre, pop culture convention. It aims to provide support to local science, technology, engineering, math, literacy, arts non-profit organizations.
38Life the Universe and EverythingFeb 14-16LiteraryMediumProvo Marriott Hotel & Conference Center
101 West 100 North, Provo, UT
http://ltue.net/A 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.
39Wizarding DayzFeb 22-23Harry PotterMediumMountain America Expo Center
9575 S State St, Sandy, UT
http://wizardingdayz.com/Harry Potter, LotR, and Camelot themed convention.
40Wizarding Dayz Cache ValleyJul 19-20Harry PotterNew-UnknownCache County Event Center
199 N Main St, Logan, Utah
http://wizardingdayz.com/2019 Harry Potter and LotR themed convention, in Cache County!

 

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