Downstate New York Geek Events

The scrollable table below is a directory of fandom/geek/nerd events in Downstate New York.

"Downstate New York" includes New York City, Long Island, and five Hudson Valley counties (Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess, Rockland, and Orange).

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Name of EventFilm FestivalComic Books / Toys / ArtCosplayScience Fiction / FantasyHorrorRenai-ssance / HistoricalAnime / MangaGamingArt Show / ExhibitionScience / Tech / DIYCity, Village, or HamletCounty or BoroughBeginning DateEnding DateNote
Living with The Walking DeadNew York CityQueens06/25/202201/01/2023
Jack O'Lantern Blaze: Hudson ValleyVillage of Croton-on-HudsonWestchester County09/16/202211/20/2022On Selected Days
Jack O'Lantern Blaze: Long IslandHamlet of Old BethpageNassau County09/30/202211/06/2022On Selected Days
Urban Action Showcase and ExpoNew York CityManhattan11/04/202211/05/2022
Sayville Fan FestHamlet of SayvilleSuffolk County11/05/202211/05/2022
Anime NYCNew York CityManhattan11/18/202211/20/2022
Psychedelic Film and Music FestivalNew York CityManhattan11/18/202211/20/2022
Stand-Up ScienceNew York CityQueens11/19/202211/19/2022
L.I. Who presents: Meglos 2022 (Doctor Who con)Hamlet of HoltsvilleSuffolk County11/19/202211/20/2022
New York City International Film FestivalNew York CityManhattan11/30/202212/03/2022
New York City Horror Film FestivalNew York CityManhattan12/01/202212/04/2022
YoFiFest (Yonkers Film Festival)City of YonkersWestchester County12/02/202212/11/2022
EMcon Winter Chiller FestHamlet of East MeadowNassau County12/03/202212/03/2022
WinterconNew York CityQueens12/03/202212/04/2022
Festival of GamesVillage of Garden CityNassau County12/10/202212/10/2022
SantaCon NYCNew York CityTBD12/10/202212/10/2022
Philip K. Dick Science Fiction Film FestivalNew York CityQueens12/15/202212/18/2022
Big Apple Christmas ConNew York CityManhattan12/17/202212/17/2022
New York Science Fiction and Horror Film FestivalNew York CityManhattan and Brooklyn01/27/202301/29/2023
Winter Film Awards International Film FestivalNew York CityManhattan02/16/202302/25/2023
Jurassic World Live Tour (in Belmont Park)Hamlet of ElmontNassau County03/17/202303/19/2023
EMCon AnimefestHamlet of East MeadowNassau County04/22/202304/23/2023
Brick Fest LiveNew York CityQueens05/06/202305/07/2023
SPYCONNew York CityManhattan05/19/202305/21/2023
Cradle-ConVillage of Garden CityNassau County05/20/202305/21/2023
New York City Independent Film FestivalNew York CityManhattan06/04/202306/11/2023
Maker Faire Long IslandVillage of Port JeffersonSuffolk County06/10/202306/10/2023
Eternal ConVillage of HempsteadNassau County07/08/202307/09/2023