Dragon Con

Sci-fi friends and stormtroopers invade Atlanta

When: August 29 – September 2, 2024 – Labor Day Weekend
Where: Downtown Atlanta

Kylo Ren and Stormtroopers in the annual Dragon Con Parade. 📷: Dragon Con Photography

Reasons to go to Dragon Con

  1. Dragon Con in Atlanta is the nation’s leading multi-media and pop culture convention! Dragon Con will bring you the latest in science fiction and fantasy gaming, comics, literature, art, music and film this Labor Day Weekend in Atlanta, GA. Today’s hottest brands will be hailed and the up-and-comers will have the chance to showcase their newest wares in front of 10s of thousands of fans.
  2. The sci-fi thrills are limitless at this unique celebration of mixed media arts! With an incredible array of Dragon Con exhibitors and vendors, attendees will experience an array of today’s most famous names. Dragon Con in Atlanta can be as much of a learning experience as it can be a shopping excursion with workshops of all types. From acting and writing, to Tai Chi and belly dancing, come ready to learn.
  3. Dragon Con in Atlanta gives back! The annual Dragon Con Charity Auction raises donations for various charities that participate in the event. You can submit your charitable donation online, or become a part of other charitable activities that surround Dragon Con in Atlanta.
  4. The Dragon Con paradeart showgaming and other exciting events will all be footsteps away this Labor Day Weekend. Reserve your membership, help out by volunteering, or become a sponsor of the largest multi-media/pop culture convention in the nation today!

Know before you go

When does Dragon Con take place?

Dragon Con takes place annually on Labor Day weekend.

Where is Dragon Con held?

Dragon Con will be held in five host hotels in downtown Atlanta including: Hyatt Regency Atlanta, Atlanta Hilton, Sheraton Atlanta, Atlanta Marriott Marquis and the Westin Peachtree Plaza Hotel.

What are the hours for the Dragon Con convention?

The Dragon Con convention opens at 5 p.m. on Thursday and runs around the clock until 5 p.m. on Monday.

When does the Dragon Con Parade take place?

The Dragon Con Parade takes place on Saturday at 10 a.m. on Peachtree Street in downtown Atlanta.

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