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.

The sizes listed are based on the approximate number of attendees: Small=100+, Medium=1,000+, Large=10,000+, and Mega=50,000+.

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Convention
Dates
Type
Size
Location
Website
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1Otakon VegasJan 19-21AnimeMediumPlanet Hollywood Resort & Casino
3667 Las Vegas Boulevard South, Las Vegas, NV
https://www.otakonvegas.com/Otakon Vegas is from the people behind Otakon®, one of North America's largest celebrations of anime and East Asian pop culture.
2Galaxy FestFeb 9-11Sci-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.
3Life the Universe and EverythingFeb 15-17LiteraryMediumProvo 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.
4Supernatural Official ConventionFeb 22-25SupernatualMediumRIO Suites Hotel and Casino
3700 W Flamingo Rd, Las Vegas, NV
https://www.creationent.com/cal/supernatural_lasvegas.htmSupernatural TV show specific touring convention.
5Wizarding DayzFeb 23-24Harry PotterMediumSouth Towne Expo Center
9575 S State St, Sandy, UT
http://wizardingdayz.com/Harry Potter and LotR themed convention.
6SaltConMar 1-4Tabletop
Gaming
MediumDavis Conference Center
800 Heritage Park Blvd, Layton, UT
http://saltcon.com/Come play board games, card games, party games, RPGs, minis games and more with your family & friends. SaltCON has exhibitors, prizes, game teachers, tournaments and a huge game library.
7Wild Wild West Steampunk ConMar 2-4SteampunkMediumOld Tucson
201 S Kinney Rd, Tucson AZ
https://www.wildwestcon.com/America’s first and only Steampunk convention and festival that takes place in a western-themed town.
8LepreCon 44/PHX Sci-Fi Fantasy Art ExpoMar 16-18Sci-Fi/
Fantasy
MediumUnexpected Art Gallery
734 W Polk St. Phoenix, AZ
http://phxscifiandfantasyartexpo.com/LepreCon Inc. is the organization behind a range of projects designed to enhance popular and critical appreciation of contemporary science fiction and fantasy art.
9Colorado Anime FestMar 23-25AnimeMediumRenaissance Denver Stapleton Hotel
3801 Quebec St, Denver, CO
http://coanimefest.com/Celebrating all things Japan in the Mile High City!
10StarfestApr 20-22Sci-Fi/
Fantasy
LargeMarriott & Hilton DTC
Denver, CO
http://starfestdenver.com/StarFest 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
11Wasatch Comic ConApr 27-28ComicsNew - UnknownThe Nerd Store
3601 S 2700 W, West Valley City, UT
http://wasatchcon.com/For 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
12Biggest 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.
13Phoenix Comic ConMay 24-27Pop CultureMegaPhoenix Convention Center
100 N. Third St. Phoenix, AZ
http://phoenixcomicon.com/A multigenre entertainment and comic book convention held annually in Phoenix, Arizona.
14Anime OasisMay 25-28AnimeMediumThe Grove Hotel
245 South Capitol Blvd Boise, ID
http://www.animeoasis.org/Idaho's annual Japanese Animation convention.
15Pop 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!
16Denver 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.
17FyreconJun 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.
18Rocky 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!
19WesterCon 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.
20Star 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.
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.
24Fort 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.
25Nan 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.
26Saboten 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.
27FanX Salt Lake Comic ConventionSep 6-8Pop CultureMegaSalt Palace Convention Center
100 S West Temple, SLC, UT
http://saltlakecomiccon.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.
28Snake 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!
29Anime 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!

 

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