This post will be updated as events are canceled and postponed. Last updated: Aug. 27 at 1:44 p.m.
Following the unprecedented convention year that was 2020, with nearly all of the biggest U.S. fan events either canceled or completely virtual for the first time, what is in store for 2021? Here is the current status for some of the biggest cons and conventions in the country. We will keep this post updated as more information becomes available for each show!
ACE COMIC CON: NO DATES ANNOUNCED AT THIS TIME
More info: facebook.com/acecomiccon
ANIME NYC: SCHEDULED FOR NOV. 19-21
Tickets are available now. Find them here!
More info: animenyc.com
C2E2: POSTPONED FROM MARCH 26-28 TO DEC. 10-12
Tickets are on sale now!
More info: c2e2.com
DENVER POP CULTURE CON: CANCELED FOR 2021
More info: denverpopculturecon.com
DRAGONCON: SCHEDULED FOR SEPT. 2-6
Memberships and tickets available now.
More info: dragoncon.org
EMERALD CITY COMIC CON: POSTPONED TO DEC. 2-5
Tickets are available now!
More info: emeraldcitycomiccon.com
FANX SALT LAKE CITY: SCHEDULED FOR SEPT. 16-18
Tickets available now.
More info: fanxsaltlake.com
FLORIDA SUPERCON: SCHEDULED FOR SEPT. 10-12
ReedPop remains committed to fans’ safety at the event.
More info: floridasupercon.com
GEN CON: POSTPONED TO Sept. 16-19
The event will be both online and in person to offer something for every fan.
KATSUCON: CANCELED FOR 2021
More info: katsucon.org
LOS ANGELES COMIC CON:
SCHEDULED FOR SEPT. 24-26 POSTPONED TO DEC. 3-5, 2021
Tickets are on sale now.
More info: comicconla.com
NEW YORK COMIC CON: SCHEDULED FOR OCT. 7-10
At this time, tickets are only available to 2019 Verified Fans and those who sign up for the Super Fan Membership. You will also need proof of vaccination to enter the Javits Center.
More info: newyorkcomiccon.com
WIZARD WORLD CONVENTIONS: VARIED
Wizard World New Orleans: Canceled for 2021 — Will take place Jan. 7-9, 2022
Wizard World Philadelphia: Postponed from Jan 15-17 to Nov. 12-14
Wizard World Portland: Canceled for 2021 — Will take place Jan 28-30, 2022
Fans who purchased general admission or VIP tickets for the original dates may use those for the rescheduled dates.
Wizard World Cleveland:
Scheduled for Feb. 26-28 UPDATE: This event was canceled. A new date for next year will be announced.
Wizard World St. Louis:
Scheduled for March 12-14 UPDATE: This event was canceled. It will now take place from May 6-8, 2022.
Wizard World Chicago:
Scheduled for August 26-29, 2021 UPDATE: This event was postponed to Oct. 15-17, 2021. This marks Wizard World’s return to live events.
More info: wizardworld.com
The following events already happened in person or online:
- ANIME EXPO:
SCHEDULED FOR JULY 2-5ONLINE
- More Info: anime-expo.org
- AWESOME CON: SCHEDULED FOR AUG. 20-22
- More info: awesome-con.com
- CRUNCHYROLL EXPO: SCHEDULED FOR AUG. 6 ONLINE
- More info: expo.crunchyroll.com
SCHEDULED FOR JUNE 15-17ONLINE (AND FREE!)
- This year, E3 was entirely virtual from June 12-15. Check out some of the reveals here!
- MEGACON ORLANDO: SCHEDULED FOR AUG. 12-15
- It happened! In-person! In Florida! More info: fanexpohq.com/megaconorlando
- COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL SAN DIEGO:
SCHEDULED FOR JULY 22-25ONLINE/POSTPONED
- SDCC was once again postponed for a year, replaced by another ComicCon@Home virtual event from July 23-25. However, there are plans for a smaller, three-day, in-person event (called Comic-Con Special Edition) from Nov. 26-28.
SCHEDULED FOR MARCH 26-28ONLINE
- Find all the info here.