Cons

A list of gaming conventions being held in Central Illinois. Don’t see your local con listed? Contact us and we’ll add it.

Anime-ZAP – Peoria ( January 7 – 9, 2022)
“As the biggest winter anime convention in Illinois, Anime-ZAP! has more events, dealers, artists, attractions, and viewing rooms than any other convention.”

Farmageddon – Farmer City (April 23 – 25, 2021) Note: venue change
Farmageddon is an annual game convention held in Farmer City, Illinois at the American Legion.

FlatCon – Bloomington (TBD)
“Located on the expansive flatlands that are Central Illinois. FlatCon has been Bloomington-Normal’s premiere annual gaming convention since 2000.”

Heroicon – Decatur (November 12 – 14, 2021)
“Heroicon is Decatur, Illinois’ first and only tabletop gaming convention!”

LexiCon-IL – Lexington (cancelled for 2021)
“Lexicon is small gaming convention hosted by Limitless Adventures.”

MageCon – Mahomet (TBD)
“Mahomet Area Gaming EnthusiastS”

MallCon – Quincy (TBD)
“Free gaming con in the Quincy Mall.”

PeoriaCon – Peoria (October 2, 2021)
“Love cosplay, comics, and games? Want more? How about artwork and props? Need to catch up on popular titles and see your favorite local comic artists?  PeoriaCon® will be the event you can’t miss!”

Quad Con Peoria – Peoria (June 5, 2021)
“Peoria-Con is about coming together and enjoying different aspects of pop culture. Video games, comic books, pop vinyls, cosplay, board games, sci fi, toys, and much more.”

Quincon – Quincy (cancelled for 2021)
“The Best Three Days of Gaming in Quincy, IL”

Tabletop Central – Champaign (September 18, 2021)
“Tabletop Central is a new tabletop gaming convention coming at you from the center of the world – assuming you center your world map around Champaign Illinois.”

Winter War – Champaign (cancelled for 2021)
“The Midwest’s Longest Consecutively Running Independent Gaming Convention!”