Great Lakes (IL, IN, MI, OH, WI)

Here is the full gaming convention list for Great Lakes region. If any conventions are missing, please submit them to our calendar using our Game Con Submission Form.

Illinois (IL)

AdeptiCon (Schaumburg (Chicago area)) war game convention

Anime Central (ACen) (Rosemont (Chicago area)) anime convention

Chicago Toy and Game Fair (Chicago) toy and game fair

CODCON (Glen Ellyn (Chicago area)) gaming convention

Comic Con Wizard World Convention - Chicago (Chicago) pop culture convention

DieCon (Collinsville (St. Louis, MO area)) gaming convention

Dragonfall (Elmhurst (Chicago area)) game convention

FlatCon (Bloomington (Peoria area)) game con

Heroicon (Decatur (central Illinois)) gaming convention

LittleWars (Lombard (Chicago area)) war game convention

Opportunity Attacks (Lisle (Chicago area)) D&D game con

Polar Vortex (Glen Ellyn (Chicago area)) gaming con

Protospiel (Northbrook (Chicago area)) game design convention

Rock-Con [What Khan Convention] (Rockford) (northern Illinois)) games con

Stuffed COWS (Glen Ellyn (Chicago area)) gaming con

WindyCon (Lombard (Chicago area)) science fiction and fantasy convention

Winter War (Champaign (eastern Illinois)) gaming convention

WolfCon (Chicago) gaming convention

Indiana (IN)

DralaCon (Fort Wayne) table top role playing game con

EvilleCon (Evansville (southwest Indiana)) anime convention

GenCon (Indianapolis) game con

InConJunction (Indianapolis) science fiction and fantasy convention

ISU-Con (Terre Haute (western Indiana)) game convention

Who's Yer Con (Indianapolis) game convention

Winter Fantasy (Fort Wayne) game convention

Michigan (MI)

Ambercon (Detroit) Amber Diceless roleplaying game convention

BardiCon (Lansing) gaming convention

DaveCon (Lansing) board game convention

GrandCon (Grand Rapids) comic and game convention

Marmalade Dog (Kalamazoo (southwest Michigan)) gaming convention

MichiCon (Rochester (Detroit area)) game convention

Penguicon (Southfield (Detroit area)) open source software and science fiction con

Protospiel (Chelsea (Ann Arbor / Detroit area)) game design convention

U-Con (Ann Arbor (Detroit area)) gamer convention

WinterCon (Rochester (Detroit area)) games convention

Youmacon (Detroit) cosplay / anime convention

Ohio (OH)

AcadeCon (Dayton) games convention

Advance the Colors (Springfield (Dayton area)) war game convention

BashCon (Toledo) game convention

Buckeye Game Fest (Columbus) board game convention

CincyCon (Cincinnati) game convention

Cleveland ConCoction (Cleveland) multi genre con

Comic Con Wizard World Convention - Ohio (Columbus) pop culture convention

Con in the Castle (New Plymouth (Columbus area)) game convention

Con on the Cob (Richfield (between Akron and Cleveland)) gaming con

Drums at the Rapids (Perrysburgh (Toledo area)) miniature war gaming conference

The Festival in the Forest (Hinkley (between Cleveland and Akron)) D&D convention

GDEX (Columbus) game developer expo

Hoop and Stick Con (formerly RavenCon) (New Plymouth (Columbus area)) game con

MarCon (Worthington (Columbus area)) fantasy and science fiction con

Origins Game Fair (Columbus) game convention

Protospiel - Cleveland (Aurora (Cleveland area)) game design convention

WittCon (Springfield (Dayton area)) gaming convention

Wisconsin (WI)

Comic Con Wizard World Convention - Wisconsin (Madison) pop culture convention

Conflagration (Brookfield (Milwaukee area)) games con

Coulee Con (La Crosse (western Wisconsin)) gaming convention

Dan's Con of the Vale (Brookfield (Milwaukee area)) gaming con

EVERCON (Weston (Wausau area / central Wisconsin)) anime and games convention

Fire and Ice (Manitowoc (Green Bay area)) game convention

Gamehole Con (Madison) tabletop gaming con

Gaming Hoopla (Janesville (Madison area)) game convention

Gary Con (Lake Geneva (southern Wisconsin)) gaming convention

Geek.Kon (Middleton (Madison area)) multi genre con

Let's Play (Appleton (Green Bay area) game convention

LincCon (Merrill (central Wisconsin) games con

Midwest Gaming Classic (Milwaukee) electronic gaming trade show

Midwinter Gaming Convention (Milwaukee) game convention

Milwaukee Summer Revel (Brookfield (Milwaukee area)) gaming con

Nav-Con (Oak Creek (Milwaukee area)) naval gaming convention

NEWGame (Northeast Wisconsin Gameapalooza) (Oshkosh) games convention

Nexus Game Fair (Milwaukee) games convention

No Brand Con (Eau Claire (western Wisconsin)) multi genre convention

Odyssey Con (Madison) science fiction and fantasy convention

PlatteCon (Platteville (southwest Wisconsin, Dubuque, Iowa area)) gaming convention

Protospiel - Madison/Milwaukee (Madison and Milwaukee) game design and development convention

Last updated July 2019