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
Guillermo del Toro: Crafting PinocchioNew York CityManhattan12/11/202204/15/2023
It's Toy TimeHamlet of HicksvilleNassau County03/11/202303/11/2023
Jurassic World Live Tour (in Belmont Park)Hamlet of ElmontNassau County03/17/202303/19/2023
Long Island Tabletop Gaming ExpoVillage of Garden CityNassau County03/18/202303/19/2023
Picturing PinocchioNew York CityManhattan03/22/202307/08/2023
Colleen Doran Illustrates Neil GaimanNew York CityManhattan03/22/202307/29/2023
Route 110 Comic ShowHamlet of MelvilleSuffolk County03/19/202303/19/2023
New York Science Fiction and Horror Film FestivalNew York CityManhattan03/25/202303/26/2023
Big Apple Comic ConNew York CityManhattan03/25/202303/26/2023
MoCCA Arts FestivalNew York CityManhattan04/01/202304/02/2023
Brook ConHamlet of Stony BrookSuffolk County03/26/202303/26/2023
Black Comic Book FestivalNew York CityManhattan04/14/202304/15/2023
Route 110 Comic ShowHamlet of MelvilleSuffolk County04/16/202304/16/2023
EMCon AnimefestHamlet of East MeadowNassau County04/22/202304/23/2023
Long Island Comic FestHamlet of HicksvilleNassau County04/29/202304/29/2023
Fanfaire NYCNew York CityManhattan04/29/202304/30/2023
Coney Island Film FestivalNew York CityBrooklyn05/05/202305/07/2023
Brick Fest LiveNew York CityQueens05/06/202305/07/2023
MinConVillage of MineolaNassau County05/13/202305/13/2023
SPYCONNew York CityManhattan05/19/202305/21/2023
Cradle-ConVillage of Garden CityNassau County05/20/202305/21/2023
Maker Faire Hudson ValleyHamlet of GarnervilleRockland 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
Brooklyn Comic ConNew York CityBrooklyn06/10/202306/11/2023
Five Points FestivalNew York CityBrooklyn06/10/202306/11/2023
Mermaid ParadeNew York CityBrooklyn06/17/202306/17/2023
Route 110 Comic ShowHamlet of MelvilleSuffolk County06/18/202306/18/2023
Eternal ConVillage of HempsteadNassau County07/08/202307/09/2023
Route 110 Comic ShowHamlet of Melville07/16/202307/16/2023
Long Island International Film ExpoHamlet of BellmoreNassau County07/19/202307/23/2023
BroadwayConNew York CityManhattan07/21/202307/23/2023
BX Anime & Comic ExpoTBDTBD08/12/202308/12/2023
Geek Out At Staten IslandNew York CityStaten Island08/12/202308/12/2023
Flame ConNew York CityManhattan08/12/202308/13/2023
L.I. Who 60 (Doctor Who con)Hamlet of HoltsvilleSuffolk County08/18/202308/20/2023
Long Island Tropic ConHamlet of HauppaugeSuffolk County08/19/202308/20/2023
Route 110 Comic ShowHamlet of MelvilleSuffolk County08/20/202308/20/2023
New York Renaissance FaireVillage of Tuxedo ParkOrange County08/26/202310/08/2023Saturdays, Sundays, and Labor Day
WGGConVillage of Croton-on-HudsonWestchester County09/01/202309/03/2023
Sy-ConHamlet of SyossetNassau County09/09/202309/09/2023
It's Toy TimeHamlet of HicksvilleNassau County09/30/202309/30/2023
New York Comic ConNew York CityManhattan10/12/202310/15/2023
Brooklyn Horror Film FestivalNew York CityBrooklyn10/12/202310/19/2023
Psychedelic Film and Music FestivalNew York CityManhattan10/13/202310/15/2023
Long Island Comic FestHamlet of HicksvilleNassau County10/28/202310/28/2023
Sayville Fan FestHamlet of SayvilleSuffolk County11/04/202311/04/2023
Anime NYCNew York CityManhattan11/17/202311/19/2023
Philip K. Dick Science Fiction Film FestivalNew York CityQueens11/17/202311/19/2023