Gen Con Announces 2024 Registration Dates and Badge Prices

INDIANAPOLIS (January 12, 2024) Gen Con, North America's largest and longest-running tabletop gaming convention, announced badge registration information today for its upcoming 2024 convention. Gen Con Indy 2024 will run August 1-4 in the Indiana Convention Center, Lucas Oil Stadium, and surrounding downtown hotels.

Badges for Gen Con Indy 2024 will be available for purchase on Sunday, February 11, at noon Eastern on The convention will continue to offer thousands of ticketed in-person events, a sold-out Exhibit Hall, and an outdoor Block Party featuring the Sun King Beer Garden, dozens of food trucks, and live entertainment.

"We can't wait to welcome back our amazing community from all over the world and celebrate The Best Four Days in Gaming™ together," said David Hoppe, the President of Gen Con. "We are also excited to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Dungeons and Dragons® as we gather tens of thousands of gamers, cosplayers, and tabletop fans again for another unforgettable four-day extravaganza this August."

Badge Registration

Gen Con Indy 2024 4-Day and single-day badges will be available for purchase beginning at noon Eastern on February 11.

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Trade Day


Housing registration will begin at noon Eastern on February 25, and event registration for ticketed events will open at noon Eastern on May 19.

Health and Safety Information

The health and safety of Gen Con participants remain a top priority for convention organizers. Gen Con will continue to monitor the guidance of the Marion County Department of Public Health and the CDC regarding appropriate safety measures as the convention date nears. As of January 2024, Gen Con will not require proof of vaccination or masks at the 2024 convention. While continuously monitoring the situation, organizers will reserve the right to change this policy at any time if conditions warrant it, including up to the convention's start date.

About Gen Con

Gen Con is North America's largest and longest-running annual event devoted to tabletop gaming culture. The convention, which began in 1968 in Lake Geneva, WI, takes place each summer in Indianapolis, IN. During the convention, attendees shop and demo games from hundreds of exhibiting companies and choose from thousands of ticketed events representing a wide array of board games, card games, roleplaying games, seminars, entertainment events, and more.

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Media Contact for Gen Con

Stacia Kirby, (206) 363-1492, [email protected].