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

Concentric Convention (Itasca (Chicago area)) game convention

Conception Convention (Glen Ellyn (Chicago area)) game convention

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

FlatCon (Bloomington (Peoria area)) game con

Heroicon (Decatur (central Illinois)) gaming convention

LittleWars (Lombard (Chicago area)) war game convention

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

Protospiel (Palatine (Chicago area)) game design convention

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

What-Khan Convention (Loves Park (Rockford) (northern Illinois)) Game con

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

Winter War (Champaign (eastern Illinois)) gaming convention

WolfCon (Glen Ellyn (Chicago area)) gaming convention

Indiana (IN)

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

PentaCon (Fort Wayne) game convention

Who's Yer Con (Indianapolis) game convention

Winter Fantasy (Fort Wayne) game convention

Michigan (MI)

Ambercon (Detroit (Livonia)) Amber Diceless roleplaying game convention

DaveCon (Okemos (Lansing area)) board game convention

GrandCon (Grand Rapids) comic and game convention

Marmalade Dog (Kalamazoo (southwest Michigan)) gaming convention

MichiCon (Rochester (Detroit area)) game convention

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

Protospiel (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)

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

A&G Con (Cincinnati) animation and gaming 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 (Hudson (between Akron and Cleveland)) gaming con

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

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

MarCon (Columbus) fantasy and science fiction con

GDEX (Columbus) game developer expo

Origins Game Fair (Columbus) game convention

UtopiaCon (Cincinnati) multi genre con

WittCon (Springfield (Dayton area)) gaming convention

Wisconsin (WI)

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

Conflagration (Brookfield (Milwaukee area)) gaming con

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

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 May 2017