NOTE: Some conventions have decided to be in-person again or hybrid. However, such information is subject to change depending upon the state of the pandemic. Check with the convention for vaccination and masking requirements. In general, check with the convention in advance before planning travel, lodgings, etc. You might find the graphs and maps at https://www.bbc.com/news/world-51235105 to be of some use. Travel between some countries may be restricted or banned by government action.
Membership rates and other details often change after we have gone to press. In addition, most conventions have age-based membership rates in advance and at the door. There also may be rates for single days or for virtual attendance. All schedules are tentative and are subject to change because of public health regulations. Check the websites for the most recent information.
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26–28 August 2022
BUBONICON 53 (New Mexico area SF conference) at Albuquerque Marriott Uptown, Albuquerque NM. Guests of Honor: Rae Carson & Keith R. A. DeCandido, TM: A. Lee Martinez, Guest Artist: Chaz Kemp. Info: https://www.bubonicon.com; 933 San Mateo Blvd NE, Ste 500-208, Albuquerque NM 87108.
1–5 September 2022
CHICON 8 (80th World Science Fiction Convention) at Hyatt Regency Chicago, Chicago, IL. Guests of Honor: Charles de Lint (author), Floyd Norman (artist), Edie Stern & Joe Siclari (fans), Erle Korshak (in memoriam), Annalee Newitz & Charlie Jane Anders (TMs). This is the SF universe's annual get-together. Professionals and readers from all over the world will be in attendance. Talks, panels, films, fancy dress competition—the works. Nominate and vote for the Hugos. Info: https://chicon.org
16–19 September 2022
ALBACON 2022 (NY capitol area SF conference) in-person and online virtual conference. Guest of honor: Suzanne Palmer, Virtual Guest of Honor: Joe Haldeman. Info: https://2022.albacon.org; URL as of early May 2022. Hotel to be announced.
16–18 September 2022
FENCON XVIII (Dallas-Fort Worth conference) at DFW Airport,Irving TX. Guests of Honor: Larry Correia, The Faithful Sidekicks (Music), Bill Necessary (Fen), The Shiflett Brothers (Artists), Dr. Robert E. Hampson (Science), Dr. Charles E. Gannon (TM). Info: http://www.fencon.org
30 September–2 October 2022
CAPCLAVE 2022 (DC-area SF conference) at Rockville Hilton and Executive Meeting Center, Rockville MD. Guests of Honor: Ursula Vernon and Irene Gallo. Info: https://www.capclave.org/capclave/capclave22
30 September–2 October 2022
ARCHON 45 (Midwest SF conference) at Gateway Convention Center, Collinsville IL. Featured Guests: Elizabeth C. Bunce (GoH), R. Cat Conrad (Artist GoH), Jonathan Maberry (TM), Random Fractions (Filk GoH), Kevin Dulle (Grand Masquerade MC). Info: http://www.archonstl.org.
21–23 October 2022
MILEHICON 54 (Colorado area SF conference) at Denver Marriott Tech Center, Denver CO. Guests of Honor: Charlie Jane Anders (author), Kevin J. Anderson (TM), Ken Liu (author), Charles Vess (artist). Info: https://www.milehicon.org
3–6 November 2022
WORLD FANTASY CONVENTION 2022 at Hyatt Regency, New Orleans LA. Guests of Honor: Ginjer Buchanan, Victor LaVelle, Jo Walton, Iris Compiet, Andrei Codrescu, Caitlín Kiernan, Ursula Vernon, Brandon O’Brien. Info: https://www.wfc2022.org; firstname.lastname@example.org