Sep 01, 2017 - Sep 04, 2017
Opens: Sep 01, 2017
Closes: Sep 01, 2017
Atlanta, GA 30303
Website: Dragon ConFrom: Maelish
Dragon Con is a North America multigenre convention, founded in 1987, which takes place once each year in Atlanta, Georgia. As of 2016, the convention draws attendance of over 77,000, features hundreds of guests, encompasses five hotels in the Peachtree Center neighborhood of downtown Atlanta near Centennial Olympic Park, and runs thousands of hours of programming for fans of science fiction, fantasy, comic books, and other elements of fan culture.
As of 2008, Dragon Con is a 4-day event comprising approximately 3500 hours of panels, seminars, demonstrations, and workshops, with over 30 specialized programming tracks. Key events at Dragon Con include several Costuming Contests, including the Masquerade, Independent films, 3 dealer rooms, art show, and of course, the famous Dragon Con Parade.