Sep 22nd-25th 2011 • Portage Theater, Chicago, IL 60641film, horror,
The Chicago Horror Film Festival has become a Chicago institution. With a past that started with the historic 3 Penny Cinema and a future continuing to grow with moving on to new and better venues. What has once started with a simple one day festival to showcase Short Independent Horror films has now become a festival for both feature and short horror films and to be known for seeing many of it’s featured films picked up for distribution.
Sep 23rd-25th 2011 • College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
A fall convention held at the College of DuPage.
Sep 23rd-25th 2011 • Johnstown Community Center, Janesville, WI 53546
The Gaming Hoopla will once again be hosting Lee Maile and the Gen Con Games Library!
Sep 30th-Oct 2nd 2011 • Westin O’Hare Hotel, Des Plaines, IL 60018
The Official Convention Celebration of the 45th Anniversary of STAR TREK concludes with our visit to Chicago, one of the true hotbeds of Trek fandom. Join the fun of a full weekend devoted to Gene Roddenberry’s legacy and enjoy the guests, events, and fellow fans from around the globe!
Nov 4th-6th 2011 • Wedgebury Indoor Sports Center, Loves Park, IL 61111
board game, collectibles, computer, costume, fantasy, historical, horror, miniatures, pirate, roleplaying game, science fiction, steampunk, video game, war game,
Rock-Con 2011 Game Fair is the Midwest’s premier regional gaming convention. This year we welcome you to celebrate Rock-Con’s 38th anniversary! The convention features historical and fantasy miniature gaming, collectible miniatures, role playing, collectible card and board gaming events covering the entire spectrum of adventure gaming.
Nov 11th-13th 2011 • Westin Lombard Yorktown Center, Lombard, IL 60148
anime, board game, card game, comics, computer, fantasy, filk, roleplaying game, science, science fiction,
The periodic table of science fiction elements
Nov 18th-20th 2011 • The Sheraton of Madison, Madison, WI 53713
art, board game, card game, celebrity, costume, craft, dance, doctor who, fan fiction, film, historical, literary, media, music, mystery, paranormal, pirate, science fiction, space, steampunk, tea party, technology, vampire, victoriana, writing,
TeslaCon is North America’s only full Steampunk Immersion experience. From the moment you enter you will be transported back into the 1880s aboard a huge submarine for your weekend getaway. Join us this year as we embark on our newest voyage with mystery, panels, a grand ball and of course an interactive murder mystery aboard the HMS Trident.
Jan 19th-22nd 2012 • Hyatt, Milwaukee, WI 53203
board game, card game, costume, fantasy, film, geek, larp, miniatures, roleplaying game, steampunk, vampire,
Four days of all things gaming...from RPG’s to CCG’s, Boardgames to Miniatures and especially LARP! There’s something for everyone!
Apr 20th-22nd 2012 • Radisson Hotel, Madison, WI 53719
Oddcon (Odyssey Con 12) is a general interest science fiction convention in Madison WI held every April.
academic, animation, anime, art, costume, fan, fantasy, filk, horror, literary, science, science fiction, space, technology, zine,
Chicon 7 is the 70th World Science Fiction Convention, the premier gathering of science fiction authors and fans in the world. Our guests of honor are Mike Resnick (author), Rowena Morrill (artist), Story Musgrave (astronaut), Peggy Rae Sapienza (fan), and Jane Frank (agent), with John Scalzi as toastmaster.