Welcome to Philcon!

Join us for the 80th anniversary of the world's first and longest-running conference on science fiction, fantasy, and horror! Philcon 2017 will take place on November 10-12, 2017.

Started in 1936, Philcon features cutting-edge programming about literature, art, television, film, anime, comics, science, gaming, costuming and cosplay, music, and other topics of interest to fans of sci-fi, fantasy, and horror. We will also have many other attractions, such as our awesome Art Show and Auction; a Vendors' Room full of unique merchandise; a full slate of Children's/Family programming; our Writer's Workshop (featuring professional authors and editors); Concerts; the Time Traveler's Masquerade Ball, our Masquerade/Costume Competition, and more!

Guests of Honor

Principal Speaker

Seanan McGuire

Musical Guest of Honor

Bed & Breakfast

Artist Guest of Honor

Don Maitz

Special Guest

Janny Wurts