Ohio Valley Geek Conventions

Listed below are a list of upcoming Conventions within a reasonable drive from Louisville, with the better the con the further distance allowed for it to still be on this list.  If you know of any other conventions of geek interest near Louisville, let us know on our Facebook page.  Conventions that have come and gone will be listed below the upcoming ones until such time as they reappear on schedule.

Miles given = distance to the main convention area from downtown Louisville (the corner of 2nd and Main St).

 

August 5  Kentuckiana G.I. Joe Convention 
Hilton Garden Inn, Louisville, KY —5.7 Miles
Media, Gaming

August 17-20  Gen Con Game Fair
Indiana Convention Center, Indianapolis, IN — 113 Miles.
Gaming

August 18-20  KenTokyocon
Lexington Convention Center (Rupp Arena), Lexington, KY — 76 Miles.
Anime

August 25-27  Grand Prix Indianapolis
Indiana Convention Center, Indianapolis, IN — 113 Miles.
Magic: the Gathering

August 25-27  Matsuricon
Greater Columbus Convention Center, Columbus, OH —206 Miles.
Anime

August 26 Louisville Zombie Walk
Bardstown Rd., Louisville, KY — 2.7 Miles
Multi Fandom

August 27 Indiana Toy and Comic Expo
Bloomington, IN — 96.6 Miles.
Multi Fandom

September 1-3  Days of the Dead
Crowne Plaza Louisville Airport Hotel, Louisville, KY —5.7 Miles
Horror

September 8-10 Tri-Con
Evansville, IN — 111 Miles.
Multi-Fandom

September 9  Swaptember
Lexington Convention Center (Rupp Arena), Lexington, KY — 76 Miles.
Multi Fandom

September 22-24 Cincinnati Comic Expo
Duke Energy Convention Center, Indianapolis, IN — 113 Miles.
Comics

September 23-24, Eternal Weekend in North America
Columbus, OH —206 Miles???
Magic: the Gathering

October 6-8  Imaginarium Convention
Crowne Plaza Louisville Airport Hotel, Louisville, KY —5.7 Miles
Media, Gaming

October 21-22  LexPlay
Lexington Convention Center (Rupp Arena), Lexington, KY — 76 Miles.
Gaming

October 28, 29   Derby City Comic Con
Kentucky International Convention Center– 0.5 Miles.
Comics

November 18, 19    Nerdlouvia 2017
Tim Faulkner Gallery, Louisville, KY — 1.6 Miles.
Table-top Gaming

November 25-27 Starbase Indy
Wyndham Indianapolis West, Indianapolis, IN — 118 Miles.
Star Trek/Sci-Fi

2018 and Onward

January 26-28, 2018 Ohayocon
Greater Columbus Convention Center, Columbus, OH —206 Miles
Anime

March 2-4, 2018  Anime Crossroads
Wyndham Indianapolis West, Indianapolis, IN — 118 Miles.
Anime

March 9-11, 2018  Lexington Comic & Toy Convention
Lexington Convention Center (Rupp Arena), Lexington, KY — 76 Miles.
Multi Fandom

March 16-18, 2018  Animatic Con
Crown Plaza Blue Ash located at 5901 Pfeiffer Road, Blue Ash, Ohio, 45242
Anime

March 23-25, 2018  EvilleCon
Holiday Inn Evansville Airport, Evansville, IN — 120 Miles.
Anime

March 30-April 1, 2018 ConGlomeration
Crowne Plaza Louisville Airport Hotel, Louisville, KY —5.7 Miles
Sci-Fi/Fantasy

March 30-April 1, 2018  Indiana Comic Con
Indiana Convention Center, Indianapolis, IN — 113 Miles.
Comic Books

April 20-22 2018  LexiCon Tabletop Gaming Convention
Clarion Hotel, Lexington, KY — 73 Miles.
Gaming

June 2-3, 2018  Wonderfest
Crowne Plaza Louisville Airport Hotel, Louisville, KY —5.7 Miles
Models, Sci-Fi

June 8-10, 2018  OMG! Con
Owensboro Convention Center —  108 miles
Anime

June 13-17, 2018   Origins Game Fair
Greater Columbus Convention Center, Columbus, OH —206 Miles
Gaming

August 2-5, 2018  Gen Con Game Fair
Indiana Convention Center, Indianapolis, IN — 113 Miles.
Gaming

August 1-4, 2019  Gen Con Game Fair
Indiana Convention Center, Indianapolis, IN — 113 Miles.
Gaming

July 30-Aug 2, 2020  Gen Con Game Fair
Indiana Convention Center, Indianapolis, IN — 113 Miles.
Gaming

 

There is a similar page for conventions throughout Indiana at 2017 Hoosier Conventions.