Tag Archives: Cosplay

Vault of Midnight presents: Villains Take Over: Dance Party! 2014

Vault of Midnight presents: Villains Take Over: Dance Party! 2014
November 1st 9pm to 12am

What happens when one of Grand Rapids premier comic book shops, the Vault of Midnight, combines with The Pyramid Scheme? A creatively awesome dance event is conceived. Not every day the villains of the world (or Grand Rapids) get together and have a dance party. Come dressed as your favorite villain to dance and take photos. Contests will be held. Mark this on your calendar

Sorry to all the young ones out there. This event is for those 21 and older since it will be in a bar.

The Pyramid Scheme
68 Commerce Ave SW
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503

Support your local geek/nerd events.
For more info, check out:
https://www.facebook.com/events/1487542361495302/?fref=ts
http://pyramidschemebar.com/event/vault-of-midnight-presents-villains-take-over-dance-party/

ConFusion 2015

ConFusion 2015
January 16th-18th

ConFusion is an annual Science Fiction convention that began in 1974. Some elements of gaming, art and costumes are featured. Each year a guest of honor from the field of science is invited. Mark your calendars.

Dearborn Doubletree Hotel
5801 Southfield Rd
Dearborn, MI 48126

Support your local geek/nerd events.
For more info, check out:
http://2015.confusionsf.org/
https://www.facebook.com/MIConFusionNews

GoDaikoCon 2015

GoDaikoCon 2015
August 7th-9th

Pontiac’s own anime convention that is ran by fans for fans. Mainly focusing on anime, manga and Japanese culture. Yet, GoDaikoCon welcomes all areas of fandom. All ages are welcomed in this safe and friendly environment. Mark your calendars.

Auburn Hills Marriott Pontiac at Centerpoint
3600 Centerpoint Parkway
Pontiac, MI 48341

Support your local geek/nerd events.
For more info, check out:
http://godaikocon.com/
https://www.facebook.com/GoDaikoCon

Motor City Comic Con 2015

Motor City Comic Con 2015
May 15th-17th

25 years and running strong. Motor City Comic Con is the largest convention of popular culture and comic books. Comics, animation, tv, movies and many other geek/nerd things are the name of the game. Mark this on your calendars.

Suburban Collection Showplace
46100 Grand River Ave
Novi, Mi, 48374

Support your local geek/nerd events.
For more info, check out:
http://www.motorcitycomiccon.com/
https://www.facebook.com/motorcitycomicon

Midwest Media Expo 2015

Midwest Media Expo 2015
April 10th-12th

The sister convention to Youmacon. While Youmacon is an anime con, Midwest Media Expo is a popular convention that focuses on the many facets of geek and nerd culture. Are you into animation, comics, sci-fi, video games, table top gaming, role playing, cosplay, tv, film and the internet? Then, this is the convention for you. All in downtown Detroit at the GM Renaissance Center. Mark your calendars.

GM Renaissance Center
100 Renaissance Center
Detroit, MI 48243

Support your local geek/nerd events.
For more info, check out:
http://www.midwestmediaexpo.com/
https://www.facebook.com/MidwestMediaExpo

Shuto Con 2015

Shuto Con 2015
March 20th-22nd

Lansing’s annual anime and cosplay convention. It will be held at the Lansing Center and Raddison Hotel. It is important to note that Shuto Con is a SAFE SPACE FOR ALL. Basically, everyone is welcome and free of harassment regardless of their background. Numerous screenings, events and panels await all who attend Shuto Con. Mark it on your calendar..

Lansing Center
111 N. Grand Avenue
Lansing Michigan 48933

Support your local geek/nerd events.
For more info, check out:
http://shutocon.com/
https://www.facebook.com/shutocon

AlmaCon 2015

AlmaCon 2015
February 6th-8th

Anime and gaming convention sums up AlmaCon. This con is organized by the Alma College Otaku and Gamers group. 2015 will mark the 5th year anniversary of this relatively new anime convention. The cost of admission: an expensive sum of $0 if you pre-register. Otherwise, it will be $5 at the door. Various screenings, events and panels to choose from. Mark it on your calendar.

Alma College
614 W. Superior St.
Alma, Michigan 48801

Support your local geek/nerd events.
For more info, check out:
http://almaconmi.com/
https://www.facebook.com/pages/AlmaCon/283377051694212

Youmacon 2014

Youmacon 2014
October 30th-November 2nd 2014

Detroit’s pioneering and only anime convention. It will run 24hrs straight for close to four days. It starts at 8pm on Thursday and ends on Sunday at 6pm. It will be held at the Cobo Center & the Renaissance Center in downtown Detroit.

Cobo Center
1 Washington Blvd
Detroit, MI 48226

Renaissance Center
100 Renaissance Center
Detroit, MI 48243

Support your local geek/nerd events.
For more info, check out:
http://www.youmacon.com/
https://www.facebook.com/youmacon

Great Lakes Comic Con 2014

Great Lakes Comic-Con 2014
October 17th 5pm to 9pm
October 18th 10am to 6pm

Warren Michigan’s own comic-con. Various guests to meet and greet. Costume contests for both kids and adults. Sci-Fi speed dating.

Macomb Community College, South Campus
Sports and Expo Center
14500 E 12 Mile Rd, Warren, MI 48088, USA

Support your local geek/nerd events.
For more info, check out:
http://greatlakescomiccon.org/
http://www.greatlakescomicexpo.com/
https://www.facebook.com/GreatLakesComicCon.org

GrandCon 2014

GrandCon 2014
September 19th-21st

If you like table top gaming and comic books, this is the convention for you. The 2nd annual event will be held in Grand Rapids. Numerous board games to choose from. Meet comic book artists and writers. Want to do cosplay? Go for it. Numerous and unique vendors of the world of gaming and comic books to choose from.

Crowne Plaza Hotel
Convention Center
5700 28th Street SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546

Support your local geek/nerd events.
For more info, check out:
http://grand-con.com/
https://www.facebook.com/GrandConGCA