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Convention Tuesdays: Southern-Fried Gaming Expo / Tupelo Con 2022

Welcome to the Convention Tuesdays segment!  Each week here on Geek Alabama, Convention Tuesdays will feature and highlight conventions happening during the upcoming weekend in the State of Alabama, or within short driving distances from Alabama such as Atlanta, Nashville, Chattanooga, New Orleans, Jackson, Memphis, and other nearby cities close to Alabama.

Listings come from Southern Fandom Resource Guide


July 15-17 — Southern-Fried Gaming Expo — Atlanta, Georgia

The Southern-Fried Gaming Expo features more than 300 arcade & pinball machines, dozens of new and retro console systems, a massive tabletop library, RPGs, wrestling, music, tournaments, a vendor expo, exciting panel sessions, guest speakers, and so much more.

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July 16-17 — Tupelo Con — Tupelo, Mississippi 

Tupelo Con is a Multi-Genre event dedicated to bringing the people of geek culture together and giving them a memorable experience. We are focused on representing as many fandoms as possible, with comics, gaming, cosplay, sci-fi and more!

As the premiere and original multi-genre con in North Mississippi, Tupelo Con started as Tupelo Comic Con with the first event being March 5th, 2016. With the sixth year coming quickly, Tupelo Con is excited for it’s biggest event yet, at Tupelo’s biggest venue, The Furniture Market.

We can’t wait to see you there!

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