Bold City Con: Save the date for a fun weekend full of pop culture, celebrity guests, panels, gaming, cosplaying, and more at Bold City Con. Bold City’s next convention will be held at the colorful ToonTown market in Tallyrand, April 15-16, 2023. On top of a weekend full of fun, guests can also expect to see their favorite props and replicas, arcades, tabletop gaming, and live performances.
Bold Matsuri: Celebrate all things anime at Bold Matsuri. The annual convention in Jacksonville features all things cosplay and anime. Many activities take place during the two-day event including guest panels, contests, gaming, and cosplay/anime focused after-hour events. The 2023 event is June 24-25 at the Prime F. Osborn III Convention Center.
Collective Con: Returning for its ninth year as North Florida’s premier sci-fi, comic books, anime and pop culture event is Collective Con. The convention is a weekend long event that features all things geek, including voice actors, celebrity guests, local vendors, panels, video game tournaments, contests, after parties and more. You must have a ticket to enter, and kids under the age of 10 get in for free. The 2023 event will take place on March 17-19 at the Prime F. Osborn III Convention Center.
Darby’s Dungeon: If you’re a game lover looking for a unique gaming atmosphere, then Darby’s Dungeon is the place to be. Voted Jacksonville’s best geek business in WJXT’s Jax Best poll, The Dungeon is a tabletop gaming lounge that specializes in open play board games, tabletop role playing games and trading card games. If you are new to the world of games, you can also attend Darby’s Dungeon workshops to learn how to play various tabletop, board, and trading card games. While you play, you can also enjoy a selection of local craft beers, wine, coffee and sodas, and browse their variety of games, games accessories and services.