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JAFAX

JAFAX 20

JAFAX AKA Japanese Animation, Film, and Art eXpo.
JAFAX is a 2 day anime convention held every year at the Grand Valley State University campus in Allendale, Michigan. The best thing about this convention is the admission price. FREE. You read that right. It’s free.
Anime screenings, costume shows, vendors, video game room, table top gaming, panels, artist alley and guests are what to expect at this convention.

Support your local geek/nerd events.
For more info, check out:
www.jafax.org
https://www.facebook.com/JAFAX

Grand Rapids Comic Con 2014

Grand Rapids Comic-Con 2014
November 21st – 23rd

Grand Rapids very own comic book convention. This is the second annual event in the history of the Grand Rapids Comic Con. Already bigger in venue and length, this year the 3 day event will be held at the DeltaPlex arena in Grand Rapids. Numerous guests from media and comics will be there.

DeltaPlex Arena
2500 Turner Ave NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49544

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

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

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

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

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

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

ConClave 38

ConClave 38
October 10th-12th

ConClave 38 is a fantasy and science fiction convention. Music, literature, gaming, role play, animation, star gazing and art are just a few of the activities that await those who seek this convention. All nerds and geeks are invited regardless of their background. This is a melting pot convention. Mark your calendars.

Dearborn Doubletree Hotel
5801 Southfield Rd
Dearborn, MI 48126

Support your local geek/nerd events.
For more info, check out:
http://www.conclavesf.org/cc2012/home.htm
https://www.facebook.com/pages/ConClave-Inc/154085077106

WinterCon 2015

WinterCon 2015

WinterCon 2015
Michgan’s Finest Winter Game Festival
Saturday, January 24th

Oakland University
Oakland Center (1st floor near North Entrance)
Oakland University is about 1-2 miles East of I-75 (University Dr. exit)

Doors open at 8:00 am
Gaming continues until 11:00 pm

Adult admission is $12.
Youth admission is $9 when accompanied by a paid adult admission.

With very few exceptions, there are no separate event fees, so Pay One Price and Play All Day!

• Family & Board Games (including the newest games)
• Miniature Games (historical, air battles, fantasy, sci-fi)
• Puffing Billy® (Railroad games)
• Role Playing (Dungeons & Dragons®, Savage Worlds®,
Pathfinder®, Traveller® sci‐fi, more)
• WinterCon 2015 has door prizes, and a great
selection of prize opportunities. Event participants get drawing tickets, with event winners getting additional drawing chances for prizes.

https://www.facebook.com/events/1549769335237823/