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
“A Wonderful, Awful Idea”: Animating the GrinchNew York CityQueens11/19/202102/27/2022
L.I. Garden Railway Society Model Train DisplayVillage of Garden CityNassau County12/21/202112/29/2021
WinterconNew York CityQueens01/15/202201/16/2022
Pow! Comic ConNew York CityBrooklyn02/12/202202/13/2022
BroadwayConNew York CityManhattan02/18/202202/20/2022
New York Sci-Fi Film FestivalNew York CityManhattan and Brooklyn02/18/202202/21/2022
Big Apple Comic ConNew York CityManhattan03/26/202203/26/2022
EMCon AnimefestHamlet of East MeadowNassau County04/01/202204/03/2022
New York City International Film FestivalNew York CityManhattan04/04/202204/08/2022
Long Island Tabletop Gaming ExpoVillage of Garden CityNassau County04/09/202204/09/2022
Northeast Astronomy ForumVillage of SuffernRockland County04/09/202204/10/2022
Heroes of the Shadow WorldNew York CityManhattan04/22/202204/24/2022
Cradle-ConVillage of Garden CityNassau County05/14/202205/15/2022
Hudson Valley Comic ConTown of PoughkeepsieDutchess County05/21/202205/22/2022
Five Points FestivalNew York CityBrooklyn06/04/202206/05/2022
Maker Faire Long IslandVillage of Port JeffersonSuffolk County06/11/202206/11/2022
New York City Independent Film FestivalNew York CityManhattan06/12/202206/19/2022
Mermaid ParadeNew York CityBrooklyn06/18/202206/18/2022
Brooklyn Comic ConNew York CityBrooklyn06/18/202206/19/2022
Long Island International Film ExpoHamlet of BellmoreNassau County07/13/202207/17/2022
HOPE (Hackers On Planet Earth)New York CityQueens07/22/202207/24/2022
Gayming LIVENew York CityBrooklyn07/30/202207/31/2022
Long Island Retro Gaming ExpoVillage of Garden CityNassau County08/13/202208/14/2022
Inbeon ConVirtual in 202208/20/202208/21/2022
Long Island Tropic ConHamlet of HauppaugeSuffolk County08/20/202208/21/2022
New York Renaissance FaireVillage of Tuxedo ParkOrange County08/27/202210/09/2022Saturdays, Sundays, and Labor Day
Coney Island Film FestivalNew York CityBrooklyn09/16/202209/18/2022
Philip K. Dick Science Fiction Film FestivalNew York CityQueens09/23/202209/25/2022
Medieval Festival at Fort Tryon ParkNew York CityManhattan10/02/202210/02/2022
New York Comic ConNew York CityManhattan10/06/202210/09/2022
Brooklyn Horror Film FestivalNew York CityBrooklyn10/13/202210/20/2022
Anime NYCNew York CityManhattan11/18/202211/20/2022
L.I. Who presents: Meglos 2022 (Doctor Who con)Hamlet of HoltsvilleSuffolk County11/19/202211/20/2022
SPYCONNew York CityManhattan05/19/202305/21/2023