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
The Great Jack O'Lantern Blaze (Hudson Valley)Village of Croton-on-HudsonWestchester County09/15/202311/19/2023On Selected Days
The Great Jack O'Lantern Blaze (Long Island)Hamlet of Old BethpageNassau County09/22/202311/05/2023On Selected Days
Scared by the Sound Haunted HouseHamlet of Yorktown HeightsWestchester County09/30/202310/29/2023Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays
Science New Wave FestivalNew York CityManhattan10/20/202310/27/2023
Sayville Fan FestHamlet of SayvilleSuffolk County11/04/202311/04/2023
YoFiFest (Yonkers Film Festival)City of YonkersWestchester County11/10/202311/19/2023
Urban Action Showcase and ExpoNew York CityManhattan11/11/202311/11/2023
Commemoration of the Battle of Fort WashingtonNew York CityManhattan11/12/202311/12/2023
Anime NYCNew York CityManhattan11/17/202311/19/2023
Animation Nights New York Best of FestNew York CityManhattan12/01/202312/02/2023
WinterconNew York CityQueens12/02/202312/03/2023
New York City Horror Film FestivalNew York CityManhattan12/07/202312/10/2023
SantaCon NYCNew York CityTBD12/09/202312/09/2023
Big Apple Christmas ConNew York CityManhattan12/16/202312/16/2023
Philip K. Dick Science Fiction Film FestivalNew York CityQueens01/31/202402/04/2024
New York City International Film FestivalNew York CityManhattan02/05/202402/07/2024
Co(s)mic ConNew York CityQueens02/17/202402/18/2024
Winter Film Awards International Film FestivalNew York CityManhattan02/21/202402/25/2024
MoCCA Arts FestivalNew York CityManhattan03/16/202403/17/2024
Long Island Tabletop Gaming ExpoVillage of Garden CityNassau County04/06/202404/07/2024
EMCon AnimefestHamlet of East MeadowNassau County04/20/202404/21/2024
Coney Island Film FestivalNew York CityBrooklyn05/03/202405/05/2024
Cradle-ConVillage of Garden CityNassau County05/18/202405/19/2024
SPYCONNew York CityManhattan06/28/202406/30/2024
Mid-Hudson Comic ConCity of PoughkeepsieDutchess County08/03/202408/04/2024