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
August 11-13 — Joelanta — Atlanta, Georgia
Joelanta 2023 is a 3-day regional convention and consumer show organized by Great Atlanta Toy Convention. Set to be held on Aug 11-13, 2023 in Peachtree Corners, GA, United States, Joelanta is the perfect opportunity to explore military and adventure-themed action figures and collectibles. At the event, attendees can find a variety of items, from rare and vintage pieces to the latest releases, all in one place.
Learn more at: https://www.joelanta.org/home
August 12-13 — FarleyCon — Chattanooga, Tennessee
Welcome to FarleyCon Pop Culture & Comic Book Expo – the ultimate celebration of all things pop culture and comic books! Whether you’re a die-hard fan or a casual enthusiast, FarleyCon is the place to be to immerse yourself in the world of your favorite superheroes, comics, toys, artists, authors, cosplay, and more. Join us for an action-packed weekend of special guests, panels, and activities that are sure to delight and entertain. With an impressive lineup of guests and exhibitors, there’s something for everyone at FarleyCon. Get ready to have a blast and make unforgettable memories at the Camp Jordan Arena on August 12th and 13th, 2023.
Learn more at: https://www.farleycon.com/
August 12-13 — New Orleans Comic Con — Kenner, Louisiana
That’s right everyone, we’re back for 2023 with tons of amazing guests, dealers, artists, cosplay, games, and so much more! The New Orleans Comic Con takes place Saturday August 12th from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and August 13th from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Learn more at: https://mightyconshows.com/show/new-orleans