South Central East (AL, KY, MS, TN)

 

Here is the game convention listing for the South Central East region for the coming 12 months. If we are missing any, please let us know via our Submit a Game Con Page.

Some of the conventions in the later months show ?-month as their start date. ? – means that the dates for this convention haven’t been published as of yet and they will be updated when dates next become available. The month is which ever month last years con was in.

If a convention spans two months (ex. 28 February – 2 March) then it is listed in the calendar under the month of its start date.

2014

September 2014

13 September – 14 September (Saturday – Monday)

Hub Con

Hattiesburg, MS (southern Mississippi)

Miniature games convention.

26 September – 28 September

Comic Con Wizard World Convention – Nashville

Nashville, TN

Annual pop culture convention including Movies, Comics, Toys, Video Gaming, Games, TV, Anime, Manga, Horror, Wrestling, MMA, Original Art, Collectibles and More.

? September – ? September

[CANCELED]GameCon Memphis

Memphis, TN

[This gaming convention has disbanded.]Three days of non-stop gaming at this game con in Memphis.

October 2014

24 October – 26 October

GMX (Geek Media Expo)

Nashville, TN

From their website: GMX is a multi-fandom convention encompassing all things geek – from art to zombies! Fans of comics, sci-fi, horror, fantasy, video games, roleplaying games (rpgs), and much, much more will love GMX. Over 20 areas of fandom are covered by programming at GMX. GMX also includes celebrities, artists, costuming, fan panels, numerous feature events, contests, exhibitions and everything else you would expect at a top rate multi-fandom convention!

? October – ? October

[HIATUS 2014] Con*Stellation

Huntsville, AL 35816 (northern Alabama)

General interest science fiction and fantasy convention. Art show, gaming, console gaming night, iron fan contest, killer cutthroat spades tournament and more.

November 2014

21 November – 23 November

Memphis Comic and Fantasy Convention

Memphis, TN

Comic convention with gaming, steampunk, costuming and more.

December 2014

5 December – 7 December

Yama-Con

Pigeon Forge, TN (Knoxville area)

From the organizers: Yama-Con is a annual convention located in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains. We have an emphasis on Anime and the Japanese culture, but our convention will also have events themed around video games, card and board games, comics, and much much more. All nerds, gamers,geeks and otaku are welcome!

2015

January 2015

9 January – 11 January

Poke’Con

Louisville, KY

This is an Anime and Gaming convention with a Poke’Mon theme. They have tabletop, console, and LARP gaming as well as panels, game shows, dealers room, artist alley, Poke’Mon museum, Poke’Mon voice actors, and the annual meet-up of the Pikabug Car Club.

? January – ? January

ShadowCon

Memphis, TN

Features: fencing, heavy weapons, gaming, LARPing, computer gaming, board games, costume contest, belly dance lessons and more.

30 January – 1 February

Chattacon

Chattanooga, TN 37402

Offers gaming tournaments, role playing, board games, miniature gaming, computer games, console games and more.

February 2015

27 February – 1 March

Con Nooga

Chattanooga, TN

Multi Fandom Convention where one can find Sci-Fi, Horror, Fantasy, Costuming, Anime, Comics, Gaming, Console Gaming and more.

March 2015

27 March – 29 March

Comic Con Wizard World Convention – Louisville

Louisville, KY

Annual pop culture convention including Movies, Comics, Toys, Video Gaming, Games, TV, Anime, Manga, Horror, Wrestling, MMA, Original Art, Collectibles and More.

? March – ? March

Coastcon

Biloxi, MS (Gulf Coast)

Science Fiction and Fantasy convention with a sizable gaming and open gaming area.

? March – ? March

Tennessee Game Days

Nashville, TN

Board game convention.

? March – ? March

MidSouthCon

Memphis, TN

Multi genre convention with an art show, art auction, anime, masquerade, panels, video room and gaming.

April 2015

3 April – 5 April

ConGlomeration

Louisville, KY

Multi media Sci-Fi and Fantasy Convention with a 24 hour a day Game Room with both scheduled and open gaming.

May 2015

22 May – 24 May

Mobicon

Mobile, AL 36608

Anime and SciFi Convention with gaming and video gaming.

? May – ? May

LexiCon

Lexington, KY 40511

Gaming convention with a variety of games including deck builders, cooperatives, collectible card games, living card games, miniatures, family games, role playing games and dice games. Many games designers are attending and there will be lots of newly released games to play at the convention. There will be a 1,000 + game library and a number of tournaments including a large Magic: the Gathering Tournament, a DC Deck Building Tournament, and several others.

? May – ? May

Nashcon

Franklin, TN (Nashville area)

HMGS Midsouth’s annual miniature games convention.

? May – ? June

Alabama Phoenix Festival

Birmingham, AL

Multi-genre convention with a gaming track.

June 2015

12 June – 14 June

OMGcon

Owensboro, KY (Evansville Indiana area / northwest Kentucky)

Annual Anime and Video Game Convention. Has cosplay and table top gaming as well.

19 June – 21 June

Hypericon

Nashville, TN

Speculative fiction convention with a gaming track.

? June – ? June

PlayOnCon

Birmingham, AL 35243

A family friendly four day fantasy and science fiction convention with gaming, entertainment, parties and related events.

From the organizers: We offer a 24 hr open gaming room with a large library. We will be featuring tournaments for Munchkin, Battlestar Galactica, Dominion, Ascension, Warhammer 40K, Warmachine/Hordes. We will have a live action game of Betrayal at House on the Hill.

July 2015

August 2015