The Best Four Days in Gaming™

Indiana Convention Center

Gen Con is the original, longest-running gaming convention in the world!

With 500+ exhibiting companies from the game industry, award-winning authors and artists, costumed attendees, more than 16,000 events, a Family Fun Pavilion, and the debut of exciting new games, Gen Con truly is The Best Four Days in Gaming™!

Gen Con returns to Indianapolis from August 17-20, 2017 to celebrate the historic Gen Con 50.

Badges for Gen Con 50 are SOLD OUT. Gen Con will not offer on-site badge sales.

This year's convention will feature an exclusive concert from Grammy winning recording artists They Might Be Giants, expansion onto the field of Lucas Oil Stadium, and a tribute to the first Gen Con, held in 1968.

Begin your convention planning with the downloadable Gen Con 50 Exhibit Hall Map. You also can download a digital version of the Gen Con 50 Program Book. A condensed version without event charts is available as well.


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