Welcome to Philcon!

Thanks to all who joined us for Philcon 2016! Philcon 2017 will take place on November 10-12, 2017, and we are happy to announce Seanan McGuire (Mira Grant) as Principal Speaker. Website updates will be coming soon.

Join us for the 79th anniversary of the world's first and longest-running conference on science fiction, fantasy, and horror! Philcon 2016 will take place on November 18-20, 2016.

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!

We are pleased to welcome C.J. Cherryh (Prinicipal Speaker), Dave Seeley (Artist Guest of Honor), and L.E. Modesitt, Jr. (Special Guest) as our 2016 Guests of Honor

Guests of Honor

Principal Speaker

C.J. Cherryh

Artist Guest of Honor

Dave Seeley

Special Guest

L.E .Modesitt Jr.


Crowne Plaza Room Requests/Accommodations

Fri, 06/24/2016 - 22:06
Crowne Plaza Cherry Hill

If you are staying in the Crowne Plaza and require an accessible room, a lower floor for Shabbos, or plan to hold a party and need to be on a party floor, please contact our Hotel Liaison at hotel2016@philcon.org. Please include your name, reservation confirmation number, and your needs so that we may work with the hotel to ensure you are accommodated to the best of their ability.